For some people getting organized is scary and unpleasant that is why whether you are a designer or a consumer the best way to overcome and conquer is with specific storage solutions. From the closet to the kitchen having an organized home reduces stress, saves time, improves health, and reduces waste to name just a few. It is something we all need and use daily from the time we get up until we go to sleep, organization is a lifestyle.
On July 28th #KBtribechat and Rev-A-Shelf will host a discussion on the topic of storage solutions for an organized home. We will come together and tweet about the latest trends, how COVID-19 has changed our storage needs, and the accessories available to meet them.
Our KBtribechat questions:
Have you seen an increase post-pandemic, of clients asking for storage solutions? If so, what are they asking for?
Storage solutions come in a variety of colors and finishes, what is trending?
When you think of storage it can be for an array of items, what storage accessories are you specifying the most and what items are in need of accessories to keep them organized?
With bulk buying the request for pantries are on the rise. Are you designing/specifying walk-in pantries? If so, what is the average square footage? Share photos.
Besides accessibility an important part of organization is visibility, do you specify storage accessories with lighting built-in or add lighting to cabinets and drawers? What accessories do you wish had a lighting option?
This is the last official week of Summer and the start of home improvement season. The kids are off to school and it’s the perfect time to get organized…which is why the kitchen and bath industry pros of KBtribechat will share their opinions on ways to configure many important cabinet storage areas. Our discussion questions:
Do you specify sliding shelves in base cabinets? Why or why not?
For a 36″ wide pantry, what is your preferred interior layout? Adjustable shelves? Pull-outs?
What are your favorite ways to organize drawers?
What cabinet storage solution do you prefer for spices?
What are your go to ways to organize large tray storage?
In the bathroom, what cabinet organizer ideas have you found to be client favorites?
Blind corners are particularly difficult to get into with their deep shelf going into the corner space. Half-moon susans and corner optimizer basket units are available to give better access to this space. Corner cabinets with lazy susans are another solution if turning the corner is an option.
1.) What are your favorite interior hardware solutions for corners?
Magic Corner by Hafele
2.) Do you prefer blind corners or full corner cabinets if you have a choice?
Pantries also have many design solutions. They can have the basics – only adjustable shelving or be outfitted with fancy slide-out units or sliding shelves.
3.) What are your favorite PANTRY interior cabinet solutions?
Trash roll-outs have become standard as an item desired in kitchen cabinetry today.
4.) What is your favorite trash roll-out solution?
5.) Tell us about interior cabinet accessories that you think are particularly great.