under sink

Jen Jones

organize this: under the sink!

Organizing under the sink can be a little tricky.  What should be stored there?  How do we work around those pipes?  How can we maximize the little space that is there?

In both the kitchen and the bathroom, it is quite common to find cleaning supplies stored under the sink.  To make them easier to access, installing a gliding pull out drawer {wood or steel will last longest and be the most durable} will prevent items from getting lost in the back of the cabinet.

Pull out options are magical for beauty supplies as well!  Pairing the storage drawers with small buckets and bins, really allows you to maximize your options.  Many sliding baskets and drawers also account for the under sink plumbing, so no space goes wasted.

 

Stackable baskets and bins allow you to expand your small storage area and utilize vertical cabinet space.  Taking the storage a step further and going with clear acrylic options, allow you to see the contents of the bins {no lifting and rummaging is a very good thing}.

 

Using a tiered lazy susan is another wonderful way to create easy access to items used most frequently.  A quick spin and everything is right at your finger tips!

 

Cabinet doors are often times forgotten, yet can dramatically increase storage space.  Installing small shelves, spice racks or over the door organizers, allow for smaller lotions and potions to be quick to find.

 

When floor space is limited, or if you are looking to keep the trash and recycling bins tucked away, under the sink is a great place for them to go!  They come in many versatile options that can slide out or even hang over the cabinet door.

 

If your bathroom contains open storage, large woven baskets are a beautiful option for holding extra towels and paper products!

 

And if no cabinet is there, don’t despair!  Just install a floating shelf and you have instant, lovely storage!

 

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