If you have visited modular kitchen showrooms near you recently or dived deep into possible best ideas for optimizing space in modular kitchens, you would have come across tall kitchen storage units. Owing to their size and style, the appeal of such tall kitchen storage units is unparalleled. They seem like an island, full of space for everything that you desire to stock up in your kitchen. Specialty herbs… gourmet sauces… infused sodas… they seem to make it all seem like a plausible everyday lifestyle choice for you without having to spend time rummaging through drawers and cabinets to look for that single ingredient.
But then you start looking at your kitchen’s floor plan and wonder if such a tall kitchen storage unit is the best idea. After all, compact kitchens require to make multiple compromises, and you begin to wonder if a tall kitchen storage unit will add to such compromises. The good news is that on the contrary, tall kitchen units are especially designed for contemporary kitchen needs, and as such, they are the best investment you can make when it comes to modular kitchen storage cabinets. Here’s why:
Optimum space management
Unlike other storage units, tall kitchen storage units, are highly effective in saving space since they utilize every inch of space from floor to ceiling. Moreover, unlike with traditional cabinets, which leave out counter-parallel space, tall storage units utilize this space too. Since a lot of them are designed for trolleys to come out, i.e. Pull-out kitchen storage, instead of you having to dig deep into the units, they are big on depth apart from height and width. This ensures you can organize in multiple rows and columns, leading to optimum space management. This is a key benefit as compared to traditional kitchen storage units such as above-the-counter units – the latter require you to organize in single rows since it is difficult to access items towards the back.
Immense time savings
We all know the amount of time we have spent looking for items and ingredients in our kitchen. An exotic pickle from a farm stay… an organic pasta from a farmer’s market… we know they lie in our kitchens… and just when we need them, they seem to disappear. Tall kitchen storage units, when used as pantry units, translate into immense convenience. They make everything available at an arm’s length, and in ready sight, thus saving immense time, and effort.
In fact, an organized, de-cluttered pantry is one of the biggest advantages of opting for a tall kitchen storage unit that extends from floor to ceiling. They are also extremely easy to use when designed as pull-out kitchen storage units, owing to newer technologies such as soft close hinges.
Improved pantry management
Tall kitchen storage units don’t make it easy to find items and organize your pantry. They also transform your pantry management. This means that you always have a lot more clarity about what is in stock, what is likely to go bad, and hence, needs to be used on priority. It also ensures you don’t buy duplicates, or splurge on items that tend to go unused in your pantry after an impulsive purchase. All of this translates into two benefits – immense cost savings on groceries and pantry shopping, and second lesser waste, and reduced carbon footprint.
Conclusion Tall kitchen storage units make an impressive design statement in any modular kitchen. But more importantly, they offer a host of utilitarian benefits. This makes them a sound investment for new homeowners, or home owners looking to do up their kitchen for enhanced living.