When you’re moving into your new house, it’s essential to do a good job when unpacking rooms like the kitchen. More than any other room in the house, it’s important to keep the kitchen organized. If you’re moving into a new home, keep these kitchen unpacking tips in mind.
1. Clean the Space
Before you unpack the kitchen, clean it first. Use a multi-purpose cleaner, a good sponge, and some bleach to disinfect the space. If you don’t have time to clean the room yourself, hire a cleaning person to do it for you.
There’s nothing worse than unpacking kitchen supplies into a sticky drawer or a cabinet with crumbs – so don’t let that happen! Clean the entire kitchen from top to bottom, including the floors, counters, even the ceiling fan (if there is one). This will give you the peace of mind that your kitchen is ready to be used after you unpack it.
2. Keep Useful Items Accessible
Find those essential items that you used most in your old kitchen. Hopefully, these items are packed together in boxes where they are easily accessible. Put these items in cabinets and on shelves that are easily accessible. Unpack all these items first, and then unpack everything else. Things that you rarely use should be placed up in high cabinets, deep in the back of the pantry, or even in your basement or garage.
3. Unpack the Kitchen First
The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the house to unpack first. Think about how important it is for you to be able to make a good meal for your family at the end of a long day. If you cannot use your kitchen shortly after moving in because you haven’t yet unpacked the essential items in the kitchen, you could find yourself spending a lot more money on take-out foods. When you’re trying to decide which rooms to unpack, prioritize the kitchen.
4. Buy Organizers to Keep the Space Organized
Many kitchen organizers can come in handy when you’re trying to keep your kitchen functional and easy to use. Look for organizers like modular tubs, small shelves and drawers for use in your cabinets, a lazy Susan for your spices, and more.
You might have had organizers for your previous kitchen, but those organizers may not be of use now that you’re in a new space. Be prepared to purchase all new organizers that will fit in your new cabinets and meet the needs of your new home.
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