Frequently Asked Questions

8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space 
How do you declutter a countertop?
Instead of completely redesigning your kitchen, give yourself more counter space by learning how to declutter your kitchen counters and taking steps to keep them clear in the future.
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Step 2: Choose What to Keep on Your Kitchen Counters
  1. Coffeemaker.
  2. Toaster.
  3. Dish rack.
  4. Crock of cooking tools.
  5. Fruit basket.
  6. Microwave.
Jun 21, 2018


How do you declutter a countertop? 
How do I clear my kitchen counter clutter?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


How do I clear my kitchen counter clutter? 
How do you organize a small kitchen counter space?
  1. Install kitchen sink drawers that tip out. ...
  2. Keep an over-the-sink cutting board handy to temporarily expand your counter space. ...
  3. Maximize your under-sink storage space with a pocket organizer. ...
  4. 4. Make the under-cabinet vertical space work for you with the help of two Command hooks and a small basket.
Jul 5, 2015


How do you organize a small kitchen counter space? 
How should kitchen cabinets be organized?
Part 2 Organizing Dishes
  1. Lay out the items you plan to store. Arrange everything in stacks according to type. ...
  2. Place dishes you use most often in accessible cabinets. ...
  3. Store fine china and fragile items higher up. ...
  4. Stack pots and pans in lower cabinets near the stove. ...
  5. Organize utensils in a flat utensil drawer.
Mar 29, 2019


How should kitchen cabinets be organized? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
How do I keep my countertops clean?
How to Clean + Declutter Your Kitchen Counters (and keep them that way!)
  1. Completely clear your counters. Remove everything and place it on your kitchen or dining room table.
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a bar mop towel or sponge and warm, soapy water.
Jan 10, 2019


How do I keep my countertops clean? 
How do I clear my kitchen counters?
4 Simple Steps to Clear Kitchen Counters (for Good)
  1. Completely clear your counters. ...
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a sponge and warm, soapy water.
  3. Look at your counter goods on your table – is there anything that you don't use daily that can be put in a different place or in a cupboard or cabinet?
Mar 3, 2014


How do I clear my kitchen counters? 
How do you become a minimalist kitchen?
Get inspired to keep the clutter at bay, for good: follow our easy, tried-and-true tips for creating a minimalist kitchen.
  1. 1) Dump your microwave. ...
  2. 2) Say no to too many knives. ...
  3. 3) Only keep dishware that you use. ...
  4. 4) Get rid of your extra gadgets. ...
  5. 5) Pare down your cookware. ...
  6. 6) Store items appropriately.
Jun 6, 2017


How do you become a minimalist kitchen? 
How do I start decluttering?
PART 1: How to Declutter Your Home
  1. Step 1: Set Goals. ...
  2. Step 2: Create a Sorting System. ...
  3. Step 3: Get Rid of the Clutter. ...
  4. Start by Decluttering the Bedroom Drawers. ...
  5. Keep Flat Surfaces in the Bedroom Clear. ...
  6. Use Storage Bins for Kids' Toys, Seasonal Items or Things You Use Infrequently. ...
  7. Declutter Your Closet From the Bottom Up.


How do I start decluttering? 
How should I arrange my kitchen counters?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How should I arrange my kitchen counters? 
What is the best way to organize your kitchen?
Get Creative
  1. Install a hanging rack for pots and pans to free up cupboard space.
  2. Mount a rack for spices and actually alphabetize it.
  3. Have a tall pantry door? ...
  4. Make use of drawer organizers and dividers to keep everything super accessible.
  5. Use standing dividers for things like baking sheets and cutting boards.
Apr 12, 2018


What is the best way to organize your kitchen? 
How can I get the most out of my small kitchen?
How To Make The Most Of Your Small Kitchen
  1. Use drawers, not doors. Switch all your cabinets to drawers to gain maximum usability of the available area. ...
  2. Install a petite breakfast bar. ...
  3. Prioritize perfect positioning. ...
  4. Rethink your sink. ...
  5. Master savvy shelving. ...
  6. Skip heavy handles. ...
  7. Pick pint-sized appliances. ...
  8. Squeeze in underseat storage.
Feb 7, 2017


How can I get the most out of my small kitchen? 
How do I organize my narrow pantry?
Here are some ways to make the most of your teeny-tiny pantry space.
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8 Smart Storage Ideas for Teeny-Tiny Pantries
  1. Adjust your shelves. ...
  2. Use bins to your advantage. ...
  3. Add a light. ...
  4. Think in a U-shape. ...
  5. Work in levels. ...
  6. Use the back of the door. ...
  7. Don't let any wall space go to waste. ...
  8. Install pull-out shelves and drawers.
Nov 6, 2017


How do I organize my narrow pantry? 
What are the kinds of kitchen storage?
  • Custom pantry. More than any other storage solution, Houzzers dream of a perfectly organized walk-in pantry. ...
  • Corner drawer. ...
  • Utensil drawer. ...
  • Undersink drawer. ...
  • Pullout trash can. ...
  • Cookie sheet drawer. ...
  • Appliance garage. ...
  • Deep cabinet organizer.
Nov 24, 2014


What are the kinds of kitchen storage? 
Where should things go in a kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


Where should things go in a kitchen? 
How do I free up my counter space?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use your windowsill for storage. ...
  2. 2. Make your drawers work harder. ...
  3. 3. Make the most of the space above your cabinets. ...
  4. Add a shelf stacker or under-shelf basket. ...
  5. Keep things off the counter with pegboard storage. ...
  6. 6. Make your stovetop do double duty. ...
  7. Clear counter space by adding wall shelves.
Jul 5, 2016


How do I free up my counter space? 
How can I reduce my kitchen?
9 ways to reduce kitchen clutter
  1. Make your kitchen a more pleasant and inviting workspace with less clutter.
  2. 1 Use hidden storage space. ...
  3. Put the walls and ceiling to good use. ...
  4. Install proper disposal bins. ...
  5. Spend 10 minutes decluttering at night. ...
  6. Clean before you start working. ...
  7. 7. Make sure everything has a home. ...
  8. Reduce what you have.
Feb 2, 2015


How can I reduce my kitchen? 
How do I keep my kitchen table clutter free?
How To Keep Surfaces Clutter-Free
  1. Have a not-flat place for each thing you come home with. ...
  2. Keep tool storage off counters. ...
  3. Reserve counter space for daily necessities. ...
  4. Keep your dining table set. ...
  5. Be mindful of multipurpose spaces. ...
  6. Try a tilted desk. ...
  7. Designate a bin for your 'worn-once' clothes. ...
  8. Downsize your bedside.
Jan 8, 2016


How do I keep my kitchen table clutter free? 
How do you make countertops shine?
Sprinkle with powdered laundry detergent and gently rub with a soft sponge. Rinse with water and wipe up any excess moisture. Always avoid using vinegar and lemon juice, as well as abrasive or harsh chemicals, on concrete countertops. And wipe up any liquids immediately.Oct 14, 2016


How do you make countertops shine? 
How do you clean countertops naturally?
Instructions
  1. Gather your supplies: You'll need a 16-ounce glass bottle with a spray attachment, 1 cup distilled white vinegar, 1 cup water, 3 drops tea tree oil, and 3 drops grapefruit essential oil.
  2. Pour in the vinegar and water: Pour the vinegar, then water into the bottle.
Nov 18, 2014


How do you clean countertops naturally? 
How can I keep my counters uncluttered?
8 ways to unclutter your kitchen counters (and keep them that way...
  1. Don't bring it into the kitchen. ...
  2. Commit to a 5 minute round-up every night. ...
  3. Keep only what you need on the counters. ...
  4. Use baskets with a purpose. ...
  5. Utilize the sides of cabinets. ...
  6. Use hanging rods and baskets for more space. ...
  7. Use file folders. ...
  8. Give a basket to everyone in the house.
Mar 5, 2017


How can I keep my counters uncluttered? 
How do you declutter a small kitchen?
Kitchen Storage Solutions: How to Declutter Your Pantry and Cabinets
  1. Use wire closet racks in kitchen cabinets. ...
  2. Use T-molding to hold stemware. ...
  3. Create a homemade drawer stop. ...
  4. Use a tissue box to keep plastic bags organized. ...
  5. Organize spices with angled shelving. ...
  6. Use a small spring-tension rod as a simple shelf.


How do you declutter a small kitchen? 
How do you minimize clutter?
Here are 10 foolproof ways to Evaluate, Eliminate, and Reduce Clutter:
  1. Don't keep it just because it's sentimental. ...
  2. Donate on a regular basis. ...
  3. Sell things you don't need and make some extra cash in the process. ...
  4. Don't go shopping. ...
  5. Use what you have. ...
  6. Implement a trial period mentality. ...
  7. Keep a gift list.


How do you minimize clutter? 
How do I keep my kitchen countertop dry?
Keeping your countertops dry will help make them less appealing to microbes that can make your family sick. Clean your countertops regularly, but take the extra precaution of drying them with a clean cloth after a soap and water wash.


How do I keep my kitchen countertop dry? 
How do you become a minimalist pantry?
Steps to Build a Minimalist Pantry
  1. Develop a system. Think of your pantry like a small restaurant. ...
  2. Give yourself parameters. It's OK not to stock every ingredient from the grocery store. ...
  3. Buy clear containers. ...
  4. Add scoops. ...
  5. Label the containers. ...
  6. Add bins. ...
  7. Categorize shelves. ...
  8. Add it to the calendar.


How do you become a minimalist pantry? 
What Every kitchen needs list?
Like any good workspace, your kitchen needs good tools.
  • Knives. ...
  • Cutting Boards. ...
  • Bowls. ...
  • Measuring Spoons & Cups. ...
  • Cookware. ...
  • Instant-Read Thermometer. ...
  • Utensils. ...
  • Colander.


What Every kitchen needs list? 
What you really need in your kitchen?
Here's a quick rundown of what you absolutely should have in your kitchen for the most basic cooking (but more on this later):
  • Forks, knives and spoons.
  • Cups.
  • Plates.
  • At least one quality knife.
  • A pot and pan.
  • Spatula.
  • A big spoon for stirring.
  • Oven mitts.
Oct 28, 2016


What you really need in your kitchen? 
How do I become a minimalist at home?
But here are some tips that I would offer to anyone trying to shoot for minimalism:
  1. One room at a time. Unless you're just moving into a place, it's hard to simplify an entire house at once. ...
  2. Start with furniture. ...
  3. Only the essentials. ...
  4. Clear floors. ...
  5. Clear surfaces. ...
  6. Clear walls. ...
  7. Store stuff out of sight. ...
  8. Declutter.
Aug 15, 2007


How do I become a minimalist at home? 
How can I declutter my house fast?
Many begin to feel overwhelmed, anxious, and defeated around the idea of decluttering their homes. That's too bad.
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10 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home
  1. Give yourself 5 solid minutes. ...
  2. Give away one item each day. ...
  3. Fill one trash bag. ...
  4. 5. Make a list. ...
  5. Take the 12-12-12 Challenge. ...
  6. Change your perspective.


How can I declutter my house fast? 
How do you stop a hoarder?
These are tips to help people with hoarding tendencies.
  1. Start Slow. Don't go through your home and throw everything into the dumpster at once. ...
  2. 7 Things to Toss From Your Kitchen Right Now.
  3. Handle Objects Only Once. ...
  4. Scale Down Collections. ...
  5. Put It in a Box. ...
  6. Toss Unused Items. ...
  7. Consider Consignment.
Jan 2, 2019


How do you stop a hoarder? 
How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space?
9 Ways to Squeeze More Storage Out of Your Tiny Kitchen
  1. Add a shelf to maximize the space above your cabinets. ...
  2. Take advantage of open wall space. ...
  3. Magnetic knife strips are good for storing a lot more than just knives. ...
  4. Add another shelf inside cabinets. ...
  5. Hang things on the open side of a cabinet. ...
  6. Utilize the inside of cabinet doors.
Sep 4, 2015


How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space? 
How do I keep my kitchen clean and organized?
15 Quick Tips for Keeping an Organized Kitchen
  1. Bag It Up. Get a handle on all of those plastic bags by making a cute storage container. ...
  2. Clean Out the Fridge. This is one project you won't want to put off. ...
  3. Maximize Cabinet Space. ...
  4. Keep Your Coffee Tidy. ...
  5. Wrangle Your Utensils. ...
  6. Find Creative Solutions. ...
  7. Hook It Up. ...
  8. Rethink Appliance Storage.
Feb 27, 2019


How do I keep my kitchen clean and organized? 
How do you organize a small kitchen counter space?
  1. Install kitchen sink drawers that tip out. ...
  2. Keep an over-the-sink cutting board handy to temporarily expand your counter space. ...
  3. Maximize your under-sink storage space with a pocket organizer. ...
  4. 4. Make the under-cabinet vertical space work for you with the help of two Command hooks and a small basket.
Jul 5, 2015


How do you organize a small kitchen counter space? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
How do I organize my kitchen storage?
30 Quick and Easy Ideas for Kitchen Organization
  1. Structured snacking. Keep snacks organized and reachable by corralling them in cute baskets. ...
  2. Maximize space. Look at odd-shaped empty spaces, such as above the fridge or in corners, as opportunities for added storage. ...
  3. Think outside the kitchen. ...
  4. Good to go. ...
  5. Plenty of pockets. ...
  6. Pantry perfection. ...
  7. Bleachers for food. ...
  8. Extra space.


How do I organize my kitchen storage? 
How do you organize a small kitchen?
How to Organize a Small Kitchen
  1. Purge, purge, and purge some more! ...
  2. Start with the “had tos.” ...
  3. Put items in close proximity to where they'll be used most. ...
  4. Use organizers that work for the space, not against it. ...
  5. Place like items together, with the most used items down low and the least used items up high.
Feb 16, 2016


How do you organize a small kitchen? 
How can I improve my small kitchen?
10 Easy, Low-Budget Ways to Improve Any Kitchen (Even a Rental!)
  1. Add or change lighting. ...
  2. Change drawer or shelf liners. ...
  3. Add a rug. ...
  4. Replace the faucet. ...
  5. Update the hardware. ...
  6. Add pull-out shelves and/or drawer organizers. ...
  7. Add more storage space with small wire shelves. ...
  8. Get a great dish rack.
Feb 6, 2013


How can I improve my small kitchen? 
How can I brighten up my kitchen?
9 Budget Friendly Ideas to Brighten Up Your Kitchen
  1. Give cabinets a white makeover. ...
  2. Choose a shocking bright accent color. ...
  3. Add a pop of dark color to create contrast. ...
  4. Get rid of heavy shades and let in more natural light. ...
  5. Fill dark corners with lights. ...
  6. Bring in some metallic to add a shimmer. ...
  7. Use a bright kitchen island to break up a dark floor.
Aug 18, 2015


How can I brighten up my kitchen? 
How can I make my kitchen more efficient?
If you want a faster and less-stressful kitchen experience, follow these seven tips:
  1. Consider Your Work Triangle. The refrigerator, stove, and sink are usually the most utilized parts of your kitchen. ...
  2. Label Everything. ...
  3. Hang a Notepad. ...
  4. Think in Ripples. ...
  5. Create Zones. ...
  6. Sharpen Your Knives. ...
  7. Build Time-Saving Habits.
Jun 3, 2016


How can I make my kitchen more efficient? 
How do I maximize space in a small pantry?
16 Ways to Maximize Your Pantry Space
  1. Open the Door to More Storage. Take full advantage of the backs of cabinet doors by installing wire racks, suggests Tidy Tova. ...
  2. Put Your Stamp on Spice Storage. ...
  3. Double Up on Duties. ...
  4. Smartly Stash Food Containers. ...
  5. Sort by Category. ...
  6. Pick a Clear Winner. ...
  7. Add a Base Layer. ...
  8. Think About the Kids.
Jan 20, 2016


How do I maximize space in a small pantry? 
How do you arrange a pantry?
5 Strategies for Organizing Your Pantry (and Keeping It That Way)
  1. Invest in clear containers and a labeler. ...
  2. Assess your pantry on a weekly basis. ...
  3. Use sheet pans to group like with like. ...
  4. Take 10 minutes every day to keep your pantry clean and tidy. ...
  5. 5. Make use of household items to give your pantry more storage space.
Oct 3, 2015


How do you arrange a pantry? 
How does Martha Stewart organize a pantry?
Follow these 5 simple steps, to give your spring up your space.
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5 Easy Steps to Keep Your Pantry Clean and Organized
  1. Clear + Clean. The first of order of business is to take EVERYTHING off your shelves. ...
  2. Edit. ...
  3. Seasonal. ...
  4. Baking. ...
  5. Expiration Dates.


How does Martha Stewart organize a pantry? 
How can I improve my kitchen storage?
The 21 Best Small Kitchen Ideas of All Time
  1. Hang a pegboard. ...
  2. Use the tops of your cabinets. ...
  3. Downsize your furniture. ...
  4. Add a nesting table to your cabinets. ...
  5. Add shelving under your island countertop. ...
  6. Put the space above your fridge to good use. ...
  7. Use your windows as storage. ...
  8. Add free-standing shelves.
Oct 27, 2017


How can I improve my kitchen storage? 
What are the kinds of kitchen storage?
  • Custom pantry. More than any other storage solution, Houzzers dream of a perfectly organized walk-in pantry. ...
  • Corner drawer. ...
  • Utensil drawer. ...
  • Undersink drawer. ...
  • Pullout trash can. ...
  • Cookie sheet drawer. ...
  • Appliance garage. ...
  • Deep cabinet organizer.
Nov 24, 2014


What are the kinds of kitchen storage? 
How do I maximize my kitchen storage?
10 Clever Kitchen Organization Ideas to Maximize Storage Space
  1. Make Use of Cabinet Doors. The inside of your cabinet doors is filled with possibilities for storage. ...
  2. Turn the Sink Into More Counter Space. ...
  3. Store Utensils by Type. ...
  4. Install Hooks for Mugs. ...
  5. Add Rolling Shelves. ...
  6. Add Pan Dividers. ...
  7. Use Risers. ...
  8. Bring In Containers.
Nov 1, 2017


How do I maximize my kitchen storage? 
What is the best kitchen layout?
Here are the 6 most popular kitchen layouts:
  1. U-shaped Kitchen: ...
  2. L-Shaped Kitchen: ...
  3. Galley Kitchen: ...
  4. Island Kitchen: ...
  5. Peninsula Kitchen: ...
  6. Two Island Kitchen:
Mar 18, 2019


What is the best kitchen layout? 
Where should I put spices in my kitchen?
Below, 12 clever spice storage ideas for your small kitchen cabinets:
  • Spicy Shelf spice rack. ...
  • Rubbermaid pull-down spice rack. ...
  • YouCopia Chef's universal drawer SpiceStack. ...
  • Magnetic spice tins. ...
  • Cabinet door mount wood 3-shelf spice rack. ...
  • 30-spice gripper clips. ...
  • White wire macrame 2-tier spice rack.
Apr 4, 2018


Where should I put spices in my kitchen? 
What is the best way to organize your kitchen?
A well-organized kitchen will help you cook as efficiently as possible and waste less food.
...
Here are our top 10 tips for organizing the heart of your home.
  1. Store Items Logically.
  2. Create Kitchen Work Zones. ...
  3. Maximize Pantry Space So You Can See and Reach Everything. ...
Nov 28, 2015


What is the best way to organize your kitchen? 
How do I get more counter space in my small bathroom?
  1. Add a frame to your basic mirror. ...
  2. Hang spice racks to organize your hair products and lotions. ...
  3. Use coat hooks instead of a towel rod for shared bathrooms. ...
  4. Use small storage solutions to make it easier to find your stuff. ...
  5. Speaking of small things, keep your bobby pins in check with magnets.
Mar 10, 2013


How do I get more counter space in my small bathroom? 
How do I get the most out of my small kitchen?
How To Make The Most Of Your Small Kitchen
  1. Use drawers, not doors. Switch all your cabinets to drawers to gain maximum usability of the available area. ...
  2. Install a petite breakfast bar. ...
  3. Prioritize perfect positioning. ...
  4. Rethink your sink. ...
  5. Master savvy shelving. ...
  6. Skip heavy handles. ...
  7. Pick pint-sized appliances. ...
  8. Squeeze in underseat storage.
Feb 7, 2017


How do I get the most out of my small kitchen? 
How do I declutter my kitchen counters?
Instead of completely redesigning your kitchen, give yourself more counter space by learning how to declutter your kitchen counters and taking steps to keep them clear in the future.
...
Step 2: Choose What to Keep on Your Kitchen Counters
  1. Coffeemaker.
  2. Toaster.
  3. Dish rack.
  4. Crock of cooking tools.
  5. Fruit basket.
  6. Microwave.
Jun 21, 2018


How do I declutter my kitchen counters? 
How can I make my kitchen less cluttered?
9 ways to reduce kitchen clutter
  1. Make your kitchen a more pleasant and inviting workspace with less clutter.
  2. 1 Use hidden storage space. ...
  3. Put the walls and ceiling to good use. ...
  4. Install proper disposal bins. ...
  5. Spend 10 minutes decluttering at night. ...
  6. Clean before you start working. ...
  7. 7. Make sure everything has a home. ...
  8. Reduce what you have.
Feb 2, 2015


How can I make my kitchen less cluttered? 
How can I make my kitchen counter clutter free?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


How can I make my kitchen counter clutter free? 
How can I reduce my kitchen?
10 Easy Ways to Simplify the Kitchen
  1. Hide things you don't use often, but still enjoy using occasionally. ...
  2. Turn food into a work of art. ...
  3. Dump the duplicates. ...
  4. Use the counters for making things, not storing things. ...
  5. Lean on the experts. ...
  6. Put things where they belong. ...
  7. Simplify all recipes. ...
  8. Put your go-to items in the same place.


How can I reduce my kitchen? 
How do you keep your house clutter free?
All you need is a little commitment to some basic principles.
  1. Live within your means. ...
  2. Purge often. ...
  3. Have a place for everything. ...
  4. Don't underestimate the importance of a junk drawer. ...
  5. Become a habitual putter-awayer. ...
  6. Store things where you use them. ...
  7. Stop clutter before it enters your home with a landing strip. ...
  8. Go paper-free.
Oct 20, 2014


How do you keep your house clutter free? 
How do you remove clutter from a table?
10 Ways to Remove Clutter from Your Life
  1. Clear everything off: Take everything off your desk and put it in a pile on the floor. ...
  2. Clean: Wipe down your desk, and clean your drawers if you're decluttering them too. ...
  3. Sort: OK, here's the meat of the process: sort through your stuff, one pile at a time.
Apr 5, 2011


How do you remove clutter from a table? 
How do you keep surfaces clutter free?
How To Keep Surfaces Clutter-Free
  1. Have a not-flat place for each thing you come home with. ...
  2. Keep tool storage off counters. ...
  3. Reserve counter space for daily necessities. ...
  4. Keep your dining table set. ...
  5. Be mindful of multipurpose spaces. ...
  6. Try a tilted desk. ...
  7. Designate a bin for your 'worn-once' clothes. ...
  8. Downsize your bedside.
Jan 8, 2016


How do you keep surfaces clutter free? 
How do you make countertops shine?
Remove all of the items on the counter for a clutter-free surface. Take a clean, soft cloth and a gentle cleanser, such as a mix of 1 part water and 1 part vinegar, and wipe down the entire area. Use a vacuum to get into the corners and a toothbrush to flick out any leftover debris in corners, cracks and crevices.Sep 7, 2018


How do you make countertops shine? 
Can you polish laminate countertops?
With age and use, however, a laminate countertop can become dull and show scratches. You can avoid going to the expense and trouble of a new countertop installation by using a non-abrasive cleaning and polishing solution to help restore the gloss to your old countertop.


Can you polish laminate countertops? 
How do you bring Formica back to life?
How to Polish Formica
  1. Clean the Formica with a neutral cleanser, such as water and a mild detergent. If the stain is too stubborn, use a non-scratch cream or liquid, such as Cif [source: Formica]. ...
  2. Rinse the Formica with clean water and then polish it dry with a soft cloth.
  3. Remove any residual marks or smears with a window cleaner.


How do you bring Formica back to life? 
What is the best cleaner for countertops?
It's pretty easy to clean on a daily basis! You really just need a spray bottle, warm water, non-abrasive dish soap, and some towels. Just avoid acidic natural cleaners like vinegar and lemon juice, as those can etch the surface.Apr 14, 2017


What is the best cleaner for countertops? 
Does vinegar and water disinfect?
Vinegar can be used as a safer bleach alternative for some applications, like cleaning. It is also biodegradable. However, vinegar is not a registered disinfectant and does not kill dangerous bacteria like staphylococcus. Hydrogen peroxide has antimicrobial ingredients and can be an effective household cleaner.Mar 21, 2013


Does vinegar and water disinfect? 
How do I make my own counter cleaner?
Start by pouring ½ cup white vinegar into a full-sized spray bottle. Add 2 tablespoons of baking soda. Fill the bottle with tepid water and shake well. If you'd prefer to cover the vinegar scent (and I do!) you can add a few drops ofessential oil, such as tea tree, eucalyptus, or even a citrus oil.Jan 23, 2017


How do I make my own counter cleaner? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
How do I start decluttering?
PART 1: How to Declutter Your Home
  1. Step 1: Set Goals. ...
  2. Step 2: Create a Sorting System. ...
  3. Step 3: Get Rid of the Clutter. ...
  4. Start by Decluttering the Bedroom Drawers. ...
  5. Keep Flat Surfaces in the Bedroom Clear. ...
  6. Use Storage Bins for Kids' Toys, Seasonal Items or Things You Use Infrequently. ...
  7. Declutter Your Closet From the Bottom Up.


How do I start decluttering? 
How do I free up my counter space?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use your windowsill for storage. ...
  2. 2. Make your drawers work harder. ...
  3. 3. Make the most of the space above your cabinets. ...
  4. Add a shelf stacker or under-shelf basket. ...
  5. Keep things off the counter with pegboard storage. ...
  6. 6. Make your stovetop do double duty. ...
  7. Clear counter space by adding wall shelves.
Jul 5, 2016


How do I free up my counter space? 
How do you downsize a small kitchen?
How To Downsize a Kitchen: 8 Tips for Owning Less in the Most Space-Sucking Room in the House
  1. Get rid of multiples, but keep the best. ...
  2. Forget about “everyday” vs. “ ...
  3. Consider your single-use gadgets. ...
  4. Add more multi-use ones. ...
  5. Cut down on appliances. ...
  6. Same goes for small appliances. ...
  7. Use smart storage.
Oct 31, 2014


How do you downsize a small kitchen? 
Where should I put everything in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


Where should I put everything in my kitchen? 
How do you organize a small kitchen counter space?
  1. Install kitchen sink drawers that tip out. ...
  2. Keep an over-the-sink cutting board handy to temporarily expand your counter space. ...
  3. Maximize your under-sink storage space with a pocket organizer. ...
  4. 4. Make the under-cabinet vertical space work for you with the help of two Command hooks and a small basket.
Jul 5, 2015


How do you organize a small kitchen counter space? 
How do you minimize clutter?
Here are 10 foolproof ways to Evaluate, Eliminate, and Reduce Clutter:
  1. Don't keep it just because it's sentimental. ...
  2. Donate on a regular basis. ...
  3. Sell things you don't need and make some extra cash in the process. ...
  4. Don't go shopping. ...
  5. Use what you have. ...
  6. Implement a trial period mentality. ...
  7. Keep a gift list.


How do you minimize clutter? 
How do I become a minimalist at home?
Steps
  1. Change one room at a time. Unless you're just moving into a place, it's hard to simplify an entire house at once. ...
  2. Start with furniture. ...
  3. Keep only the essentials. ...
  4. Clear floors. ...
  5. Clear surfaces. ...
  6. Clear walls. ...
  7. Store stuff out of sight. ...
  8. De-clutter.
Mar 29, 2019


How do I become a minimalist at home? 
What should I declutter?
10 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home
  • Consider this list of 10 creative ways to declutter your home:
  • Give yourself 5 solid minutes. ...
  • Give away one item each day. ...
  • Fill one trash bag. ...
  • Try the Oprah Winfrey Closet Hanger Experiment. ...
  • 5. Make a list. ...
  • Take the 12-12-12 Challenge. ...
  • Change your perspective.


What should I declutter? 
How do I keep my countertops clean?
How to Clean + Declutter Your Kitchen Counters (and keep them that way!)
  1. Completely clear your counters. Remove everything and place it on your kitchen or dining room table.
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a bar mop towel or sponge and warm, soapy water.
Jan 10, 2019


How do I keep my countertops clean? 
How do I clear my kitchen counters?
4 Simple Steps to Clear Kitchen Counters (for Good)
  1. Completely clear your counters. ...
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a sponge and warm, soapy water.
  3. Look at your counter goods on your table – is there anything that you don't use daily that can be put in a different place or in a cupboard or cabinet?
Mar 3, 2014


How do I clear my kitchen counters? 
How do I keep my kitchen floor dry?
Keep your kitchen floor dry, as wet surfaces are more likely to be slick. After cleaning, wipe the floor with a dry mop. Wipe up small spills immediately with a paper towel.


How do I keep my kitchen floor dry? 
What should always be in your pantry?
feels a lot less daunting when you know your pantry is stocked to the gills with all the fixings for a proper last-minute meal.
...
21 Staples You Should Always Have in Your Pantry
  • Baking Soda. You know, for baking…and bug bites.
  • Dijon Mustard. ...
  • Onions. ...
  • Herbes de Provence. ...
  • Garlic. ...
  • Potatoes. ...
  • Sriracha. ...
  • Quinoa.
Aug 27, 2015


What should always be in your pantry? 
What keeps stocked in your pantry?
A well-stocked pantry is key to saving you time and money.
  1. Hold on to whole grains. ...
  2. Bet on beans. ...
  3. Don't forget fruits and veggies. ...
  4. Feature fish. ...
  5. Nosh on nuts. ...
  6. Think outside the cereal bowl. ...
  7. Fill your pantry with flavor. ...
  8. Spice things up.


What keeps stocked in your pantry? 
How do you become a minimalist pantry?
Steps to Build a Minimalist Pantry
  1. Develop a system. Think of your pantry like a small restaurant. ...
  2. Give yourself parameters. It's OK not to stock every ingredient from the grocery store. ...
  3. Buy clear containers. ...
  4. Add scoops. ...
  5. Label the containers. ...
  6. Add bins. ...
  7. Categorize shelves. ...
  8. Add it to the calendar.


How do you become a minimalist pantry? 
What Every kitchen needs list?
Like any good workspace, your kitchen needs good tools.
  • Knives. ...
  • Cutting Boards. ...
  • Bowls. ...
  • Measuring Spoons & Cups. ...
  • Cookware. ...
  • Instant-Read Thermometer. ...
  • Utensils. ...
  • Colander.


What Every kitchen needs list? 
What you need in your first kitchen?
Here are all the kitchen tools you need for your first apartment.
  • Small, medium, and large cutting knives, and cutting boards.
  • Wax paper, parchment paper, aluminum foil, cling wrap.
  • Toaster, toaster oven, hand mixer, and blender.
  • Measuring cups/spoons, mixing bowls, and colander.
  • Spatula, whisk, and mixing spoons.
Jun 14, 2018


What you need in your first kitchen? 
What are pantry staples?
Pantry Essentials: Ingredients For a Well-Stocked Kitchen
  • Oils & Vinegars. Olive Oil – Well, duh. ...
  • Baking. Flour – At the very least, you should have All-Purpose Unbleached flour in your kitchen at all times. ...
  • Spices & Seasonings. Salt – Salt might be the most important ingredient in all cooking and baking. ...
  • Sweeteners. ...
  • Canned Goods. ...
  • Rice & Grains.
Feb 8, 2018


What are pantry staples? 
How do I become a minimalist kitchen?
6 Tips to Creating a Minimalist Kitchen
  1. 1) Dump your microwave. Sure, you may find yourself initially balking at this tip. ...
  2. 2) Say no to too many knives. ...
  3. 3) Only keep dishware that you use. ...
  4. 4) Get rid of your extra gadgets. ...
  5. 5) Pare down your cookware. ...
  6. 6) Store items appropriately.
Jun 6, 2017


How do I become a minimalist kitchen? 
What every home chef needs?
19 Kitchen Tools Every Home Cook Needs
  • A chef's knife. No, you don't need the $800 knife. ...
  • A paring knife. For more delicate tasks, like peeling apples and chopping garlic.
  • A heavy, wooden cutting board. Carnivores, make sure to get two--one for meat and one for veggies.
  • A stand mixer. ...
  • A food processor. ...
  • A hand-juicer. ...
  • A skillet. ...
  • A Dutch oven.


What every home chef needs? 
What appliances do you need in a kitchen?
5 Small Appliances Every Kitchen Should Have
  • A food processor. This is the one tool that can do so many things in the kitchen. ...
  • A blender. A blender of some kind is an incredibly useful tool to have in the kitchen. ...
  • An electric mixer. ...
  • A pressure cooker. ...
  • An electric kettle.
Mar 1, 2016


What appliances do you need in a kitchen? 
How do you stop a hoarder?
These are tips to help people with hoarding tendencies.
  1. Start Slow. Don't go through your home and throw everything into the dumpster at once. ...
  2. 7 Things to Toss From Your Kitchen Right Now.
  3. Handle Objects Only Once. ...
  4. Scale Down Collections. ...
  5. Put It in a Box. ...
  6. Toss Unused Items. ...
  7. Consider Consignment.
Jan 2, 2019


How do you stop a hoarder? 
How do you declutter a room full of everything?
How to Declutter Any Room in 5 Easy Steps
  1. Get your Clutter Under Control. ...
  2. Step 1: Empty the Space. ...
  3. Step 2: Create a Vision for the Room. ...
  4. Step 3: Sort Everything into Two Piles. ...
  5. The Vision Pile. ...
  6. The Out-the-Door Pile. ...
  7. Peter's Simple Sorting Tip. ...
  8. Step 4: Donate or Trash Items.
Jan 3, 2011


How do you declutter a room full of everything? 
How do minimalist live tips?
8 Top Minimalist Living Tips
  1. Evaluate and examine. An essential part of living a minimalist life is viewing your material possessions with an objective lens. ...
  2. Think before you buy. Budget your money. ...
  3. Buy quality. Don't buy frequently, buy quality. ...
  4. Develop gratitude. ...
  5. Purge. ...
  6. Don't guilt yourself. ...
  7. Don't get attached to material belongings.


How do minimalist live tips? 
How do I declutter my living room?
4 Simple Ways To Declutter Your Living Room For Good
  1. Keep flat surfaces clutter-free.
  2. Start with just one desk drawer.
  3. Give your bookshelf a makeover.
  4. Tackle kid and pet clutter.
  5. Remember, perfection is never a reasonable goal. Small habits can make a big difference when it comes to having a calm, uncluttered space.
May 15, 2015


How do I declutter my living room? 
How can I make decluttering easier?
Easy decluttering tips that will transform your home in an instant
  1. Take stock of what you already own. ...
  2. Focus your attention on one thing. ...
  3. Get into the right mindframe. ...
  4. Don't fall into the “well-it-might-come-in-useful-one-day” trap. ...
  5. Store your memorabilia mindfully. ...
  6. Cut down on space taken up by CDs and DVDs.
Jan 16, 2019


How can I make decluttering easier? 
Does it bring you joy?
Does it bring you joy? If you answer yes, you keep the item. If you hesitate or say no, you donate it or throw it out. It's simple, it's brilliant, and it's something that's completely intuitive.


Does it bring you joy? 
What are the first signs of hoarding?
Someone who hoards may exhibit the following:
  • Inability to throw away possessions.
  • Severe anxiety when attempting to discard items.
  • Great difficulty categorizing or organizing possessions.
  • Indecision about what to keep or where to put things.
  • Distress, such as feeling overwhelmed or embarrassed by possessions.


What are the first signs of hoarding? 
Are hoarders dangerous?
Hoarding can cause many different diseases, infections, and chronic conditions. The severe effects of hoarding on health result from: Hoarding causes serious sanitary issues that pose a variety of health risks.Mar 30, 2018


Are hoarders dangerous? 
How do you treat hoarding?
Psychotherapy. Psychotherapy, also called talk therapy, is the primary treatment. Cognitive behavioral therapy is the most common form of psychotherapy used to treat hoarding disorder. Try to find a therapist or other mental health professional with experience in treating hoarding disorder.Feb 3, 2018


How do you treat hoarding?