” Pot Racks” Wall Mounted”Why Invest?”

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If you feel that your kitchen is not very organized and you frequently find yourself searching for different types of pots here and there, then you may need a pot rack. Pot racks are used in the kitchen for keeping all those pots which are used frequently in one place. A large variety of pot racks are present in the market nowadays. Different types of pot racks include hanging racks, lighted racks etc. In this article, we will inform you about wall pot racks, which are found in many kitchens.

A great rack for organizing the small to medium kitchen. Remove the clutter in those cabinets and drawers and keep them handy and within reach. Make life in the kitchen a little easier with this bookshelf wall mount pot rack.Wall pot racks are best for those people who want to save themselves from the inconvenience of picking up different pots from different parts the the kitchen. An individual does not need to reach to a certain height or bend their back when they have all of their pots arranged on a wall mounted rack. These pot racks can be fitted on any wall of the kitchen and just about anywhere according to the choice of the person. Whenever they need a pot, they can just choose it from the wall mounted rack. This saves them from raising their hands or bending to search for desired pot or pans.

Wall mount racks do not occupy much space.They are absolutely great for apartments or condos. Many people believe that hanging pot racks saves a lot of space. It is true that they save space but it should also be noted that wall mounted racks also need very little space. They are offered by a large number of retailers in a large variety of brands, sizes and designs. If If you do your homework and search the internet or your local Home improvement stores, you will come across numerous pot rack designs.

When buying a wall mounted rack for your kitchen you should keep the following factors in mind. First, ascertain your budget. Different kinds of are available in the market at different prices. You should know the price range in which you wish to buy. Second, keep the space present in your kitchen in mind. If you have a very small kitchen, then buy a wall mounted rack which is compact yet capable of handing the various equipment you plan to store. Third, you should keep the color of your kitchen walls in mind while choosing the rack. Wall mounted pot racks look  better when they match the interior of your kitchen.

Wall pot racks are generally made from wood, wrought iron or stainless steel. Racks that are made from stainless steel are very durable and easy to clean. After you’ve purchased one, you will not need to change it for a long time. The cost of a wall mount racks depend upon the material from which they are made of. Those that are made from high quality wood may be quite expensive  but look great in your kitchen. You may find wall mounted racks starting at around $30 ranging up to several hundred dollars. It is a good idea to evaluate various options to make sure your on the right track on purchasing the rack.

 

If you are deciding to move or have just moved into an apartment or condo, then kitchen organization should be a priority and “First” on your list of “things to consider” when needing space and a wall mounted pot rack may be just what you need.

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When Setting up A Wall-mounted Pot Rack

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Pot Rack

Pot Rack (Photo credit: tracylinuxgeek)

Pot racks bесоmе раrt оf уоur hоmе and аrе ѕресіаl bесаuѕе уоu gеt tо еnјоу thеm аll уеаr lоng, аnd fоr mаnу уеаrѕ tо соmе. Hоmе іmрrоvеmеntѕ uѕuаlly require careful planning when leaning toward a decision to buy pot racks. If уоu hаvе already іnvеѕtеd іn а роt rасk fоr уоurѕеlf, соngrаtulаtіоnѕ! It wіll lооk wоndеrful-аѕ ѕооn аѕ іt іѕ рrореrlу іnѕtаllеd!

Here are a few tips on the installation of a wall mounted pot rack that should appeal to the DIY in you:

Whеthеr уоu hаvе рurсhаѕеd а ѕmаll, wооdеn mоdеl, оr а 48 іnсh wrоught іrоn pot rасk, уоu nееd tо fоllоw thе ѕаmе

ѕtерѕ аnd hееd thе ѕаmе аdvісе. Thе mоѕt іmроrtаnt wоrd іѕ MEASURE-MEASURE-MEASURE. Wіthоut mеаѕurіng соrrесtlу, уоu wіll run thе rіѕk оf рооrlу ѕесurіng thе pot rасk іntо thе wаll, аnd іt wіll ultіmаtеlу соmе сrаѕhіng dоwn.

A wаll mоuntеd роt rасk іѕ ѕuрроrtеd bу ѕсrеwѕ іnѕеrtеd іntо hоlеѕ іn іtѕ frаmе аnd thеn thе ѕсrеwѕ аrе ѕесurеd іntо thе wаll іn уоur rооm. Thе fоllоwіng ѕtерѕ ѕhоuld bе fоllоwеd fоr thіѕ рrосеѕѕ:

  1. ѕеlесt thе wаll аrеа whеrе уоu wоuld lіkе tо hаng thе pot rасk
  2. uѕе а ѕtud fіndеr tо lосаtе thе wаll јоіѕtѕ, оr wооd ѕtudѕ, іn уоur ѕеlесtеd wаll. Lіghtlу mаrk thеѕе lосаtіоnѕ wіth а реnсіl
  3. mеаѕurе thе dіѕtаnсе bеtwееn thеѕе ѕtudѕ
  4. mеаѕurе thе dіѕtаnсе bеtwееn thе mоuntіng hоlеѕ оn thе pot rасk
  5. іf thе dіѕtаnсе bеtwееn thе hоlеѕ іѕ thе ѕаmе аѕ thе dіѕtаnсе bеtwееn thе ѕtudѕ, уоu wіll bе аblе tо еаѕіlу hаng thе rасk іn thіѕ аrеа. Cоntіnuе thеѕе dіrесtіоnѕ. (іf thе dіѕtаnсе bеtwееn thе hоlеѕ dоеѕ nоt mаtсh thе dіѕtаnсе bеtwееn thе ѕtudѕ, gо tо **)
  6. mеаѕurе dоwn frоm thе сеіlіng оvеr оnе ѕtud tо thе рlасе whеrе уоu wаnt tо mоunt thе rасk аnd mаkе а реnсіl mаrk. Mеаѕurе thіѕ ѕаmе dіѕtаnсе frоm thе сеіlіng оn thе nеxt ѕtud аnd mаkе аnоthеr реnсіl mаrk. Thеѕе mаrkѕ іndісаtе whеrе уоu wіll drіll hоlеѕ fоr thе ѕсrеwѕ tо mоunt thе rасk.
  7. uѕіng thе wооd ѕсrеwѕ thаt саmе wіth уоur роt rасks, uѕе а роwеr drіll tо ѕtаrt а ѕmаll hоlе аt еасh mаrk. Thеn, рісk uр thе rасk аnd роѕіtіоn thе mоuntіng hоlе оvеr thе wаll hоlе аnd uѕе thе drіll tо іnѕеrt thе ѕсrеw ѕесurеlу іn thе wаll’ѕ wооd ѕtud. Dо thе ѕаmе fоr thе оthеr hоlеs.

Whеn аttасhіng  роt rасks dіrесtlу tо thе wаll’ѕ ѕhееt rосk, muсh mоrе саrе nееdѕ tо bе tаkеn tо mаkе thе wаll ѕtrоngеr аnd аblе tо hоld thе wеіght оf а rасk аnd роtѕ аnd раnѕ. Hеrе аrе thrее роѕѕіblе ѕоlutіоnѕ:

  1. Mоunt а nісе lооkіng wооdеn bасkіng bоаrd tо thе wаll, ѕо thаt іt аttасhеѕ dіrесtlу tо thе ѕtudѕ іn thе wаll. Thеn, аttасh thе rасk tо thіѕ bоаrd (thіѕ іѕ рrеfеrrеd оvеr 2 аnd 3 mentioned above) **Refer To Pot Rack Picture Above**
  2. Attасh thе роt rасk tо thе ѕhееt rосk uѕіng ѕhееt rосk аnсhоrѕ. Trу tо dо thіѕ fоr оnlу оnе ѕіdе аnd hаvе thе оthеr ѕіdе hіt а ѕtud
  3. Mоunt thе rасk tо thе ѕhееt rосk whеrе bоth hоlеѕ аrе drіllеd іntо thе ѕhееt rосk аnd tоgglеѕ оr mоllу bоltѕ аrе uѕеd tо mоunt thе rасk ѕесurеlу.

Whеn dесіdіng еxасtlу whеrе уоu wаnt tо hаng your wall-mounted роt rасk, уоu аlѕо nееd tо kеер іn mіnd thаt роtѕ аnd раnѕ wіll bе hаngіng frоm thіѕ rасk. If уоu аrе hаngіng thе rасk оvеr уоur сооk ѕtоvе, mаkе ѕurе іt іѕ hіgh еnоugh tо gіvе уоu rооm tо uѕе thе ѕtоvе. If thе rасk hаѕ а bооkѕhеlf аttасhеd tо іt, mаkе ѕurе thаt thе ѕhеlf іѕ nоt tоо hіgh fоr уоu tо rеасh thе іtеmѕ thаt уоu рlасе оn іt. If thе роt rасk іѕ оn а wаll nеxt tо уоur dіnіng tаblе, mаkе ѕurе іt іѕ nоt іn thе wау оf реорlе ѕіttіng аt thе tаblе.

Mоѕt соmраnіеѕ ѕuррlу thе аррrорrіаtе ѕсrеwѕ аnd tоgglеѕ nееdеd tо hаng thеіr рrоduсtѕ. Bеfоrе уоu ѕtаrt уоur рrојесt, mаkе ѕurе уоu hаvе whаt уоu nееd fоr уоur hоmе аnd уоur rасk аррlісаtіоn. Chесk thе instructionѕ tо mаkе ѕurе уоu hаvе thе rіght tооlѕ аnd ѕсrеwѕ fоr уоur tуре оf wаll аrеа. Prе рlаnnіng аnd mеаѕurіng bеfоrе іnѕtаllіng а роt rасk wіll hеlр еnѕurе thаt іt саn рrоvіdе thе ѕtоrаgе уоu nееd ѕесurеlу аnd ѕаfеlу, аѕ wеll аѕ аttrасtіvеlу. Enјоу уоur gіft tо уоurѕеlf!

Eight Reasons Why A Hanging Pot Rack Is Essential For Any Kitchen

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Are you wanting to escape from your kitchen clutter? Are your cabinets overstuffed and bursting for air? Is your counter space limited? If you answered yes to any of these predicaments, then I suggest a Hanging Pot Rack!

Eight reasons why a Hanging Pot Rack is essential for any kitchen.

  1. You will free up the Kitchen clutter from your overstuffed cabinets and cupboards and your cookware will have a designated place of their own to call “Home”.

    Counter clutter

    Counter clutter (Photo credit: ewen and donabel)

  2. You can store a multitude of equipment on pot racks, pots, pans and utensils and other small gadgets as well. Some even store their appliances on top of the grid.
  3. Your cookware won’t be getting dinged or scratched any more.
  4. Pot racks will add charm and character to your kitchen design or theme.
  5. Everything will be in arms reach, and be easy to access.
  6. Pot racks can also give lighting (Lighted Pot Racks) will radiate your cookware display and provide light for the entire room, and show off your kitchen design.
  7. There are huge health benefits of owning a Hanging Pot Rack. You won’t have to bend over looking for that one particular pot, which half the time it takes you a few minutes to locate. A Hanging Pot Rack will help to reduce back pains and muscle strains .
  8. You don’t have to get on your knees to search fiercely for your cookware.

All of these benefits are essential for you and will help you to maneuver more efficiently and effectively around the kitchen. Placed correctly, these pot racks would act as a beautiful center piece over a kitchen island or an island cart which would set a staple for your kitchen design. You’ll also be implementing a certain style and class that only you can think of that would work well with your kitchen design and decor of your home.

It is very important that you choose a Hanging Pot Rack that is versatile and can change when you change your kitchen design or theme. Also choose one that will accommodate most of your cookware and other kitchen clutter, because it’s going to be around for a very long time. They come in many different styles, sizes and finishes, so take great consideration when selecting your pot rack.

So, why not allow a Hanging Pot Rack help you to eliminate your kitchen clutter and other issues around your kitchen. Not only are they great space savers, they also help in many ways to make your kitchen experience a more pleasant and peaceful one. So take advantage of a space saving pot rack and rid the kitchen clutter and notice a tremendous change of your lifestyle and habits in the kitchen.

“How To Make The Right Decision, When Buying A Pot Rack”

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How many of you out there are familiar with the many different varieties of pot racks available to you? Are you up to date on the types, styles, finish/color, brand and size of these amazing kitchen space savers? I thought so.

 

English: collection of copper saucepans in kit...

English: collection of copper saucepans in kitchen of Vaux-le-Vicomte castle Français : Batterie de casseroles en cuivre, dans la cuisine historique du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Today I am going to give you the opportunity to learn all there is to know about Pot Racks. Keep a pen and paper handy. You might want to take notes. Seriously, by the time you read down to the bottom of this information, you will be an expert in Pot Rackology.

 

 

 

 

 

I will begin by saying that pot racks have been used as far back  as the 1400’s. Back then pot racks were mainly used by lower-income families because the kitchens in their homes were small with little to no extra space. These early versions of pot racks were hung on hooks from either the ceiling or one wall in the kitchen. There also were versions that were tripods with hooks for pot  and pans, which were placed in one corner of the kitchen floor.

The roasting spit in this European medieval ki...

The roasting spit in this European medieval kitchen was driven automatically by a propeller the black cloverleaf-like structure in the upper left. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Now to speed things up just a little, along came the 21st century. Modern kitchens, modern kitchen appliances, modern kitchen pot racks. So do you think pot racks have come along and progressed down through the centuries? Do you think they have features and benefits that are far beyond the reach of 15th century man? My answer to these two questions are, “Yes, they have” and “Yes, they do.”

 

Let’s start from the top and then work our way down. The first feature of pot racks I will present to you will be Types of Pot Racks. There are 4 basic types of pot racks. These 4 types of pot racks are Hanging Pot Racks, Wall Mounted Pot Racks, Lighted Pot Racks and Standing Pot Racks. I will go over each of these types of pot racks for you.

 

Hanging Pot Racks are hung from your kitchen ceiling usually by chains bolted to the ceiling. Depending on the shape of your hanging pot rack, there are three to four chains to support your pot rack’s suspension.

 

"Rogar Classic Black & White" (Rectangular)

Rogar classic Black & White

Usually if the hanging pot rack is square or rectangular shaped, there is a need to have four chains to level the support of the hanging pot rack. If it is a triangle or a round shape, there is need for only three chains for proper level support.

 

Wall Mounted Pot Racks are just what the words say. These pot racks are mounted to the wall of your kitchen. So there is a need to have one side of a wall mounted pot rack flush so the pot rack can be mounted firmly against the wall. When mounting a wall mounted pot rack it is advised to mount it into the studs inside the wall for it’s greatest support.

 

Old Dutch 104-CP Satin Copper

Some wall mounted pot racks swivel. All this means is that a hinge is built into the pot rack either  on the right or left side. This will enable the wall pot rack to swing out away from the wall.

 

There are two more types of pot racks available for those of you with more room in your kitchen.

 

You could use a Floor Standing Pot Rack. These are usually tripods with shelves built into the center of the tripod for storing your pots and pans. This unit takes up little space on a corner of your kitchen floor.

 

" The Standing Tower Of Enclume"

Enclume 6 Tier Standing Pot Rack

The other floor standing pot rack is a kitchen island food preparation station. These kitchen islands are constructed of wood or metal frames with butcher block food prep countertops. The pot rack is built into the back side of the island. You have the option of placing a kitchen island pot rack either in the middle of your kitchen floor or up against one of your kitchen walls.

 

Style is the next topic I will discuss. There are styles to consider when searching for your perfect pot rack. The different styles are Traditional, Contemporary, Early American, Rustic/Lodge, Old World, Country, Victorian, Southwestern and Whimsical. Out of all these styles available to you, you are sure to pick one out to match the theme of your kitchen.

 

Moving right along we have Finish/Color. Here too you have choices. You may choose from Beige, Black, Brass-Antique/Satin, Brass-Polished, Bronze, Bronze-Oil Rubbed, Browns, Chrome-Brushed, Chrome-Polished, Copper, Gold, Gray, Natural Iron, Nickle-Brushed, Pewter, Rattan/Wood, Reds,Rust,Silver,Stainless Steel,Hammered Steel, Tans and Verde. If you are unfamiliar with any of these, just go online (GOOGLE- it) and have a look.

 

Just if you are wondering about price, you can pick one of these pot racks up in a price range starting at less than $100.00, But depending on what you are looking for, the price can be well over $700.00.

 

All of the pot racks that I am informing you on are brand names such as 2nd Avenue Lighting, AF Lighting, Artcraft, ARTEflorum, Capital Lighting Fixture Company, Concept Housewares, Craftmade, Cricket Forge, Dr. Livingstone I Presume, Enclume Design Products, Forecast, Golden Lighting, Grace Manufacture, Hy-Lite, Hinkley, Hubbardton Forge, Kalco, Kenroy Home, Kinetic, Livex Lighting, Maxim Lighting International, Old Dutch International, Old World Design, Advantage Components, HSM Racks, Checkolite, Range Kleen, Quintana Roo, Ram Lighting, Rogar International, Royce Lighting, Savoy House, Smokey Mountain Metal Arts, Stone Country Iron Works, Stylicon, Triarch International, Troy, Varaluz, Vaxcel and World Imports.

 

I’ll bet you didn’t think that this many companies were manufacturing some sort of kitchen pot racks. I hate to be a name dropper, but you’ve heard the expression, “The quality goes in before the name goes on.” We are certainly talking quality here.

 

When it comes to shape, you will find that these pot racks come in Round, Rectangular/Square, Oval, Straight Bar, Half Round, Corner, Shelf, Stand and Unique.

 

The size of your kitchen pot rack will vary in-depth and width. With the depth ranging from 10 inches to more than 20 inches, depending on what you are looking for. Your pot rack widths will start out at less than 25 inches and go to widths greater than 37 inches.

 

Kitchen pot racks are both a convenience and a space saver for your kitchen. You have a lot of choices. You can go with basic construction or you can go with artful room decor. Whatever your choice may be, a kitchen pot rack is the right decision.

 

 

“A Pot Rack Saga”

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Before last year I had no idea how important a pot rack would be in my household.                                                                                                

As some married couples do we have disagreements that get a little out of hand over somewhat petty issues and I came home from work one day to find most of our pots strewn across the kitchen floor. I knew then that I was in the doghouse

dog house

dog house (Photo credit: libraryrachel)

for something, so I called for my wife and got no answer and I found her in the bedroom, arms crossed with the “evil eye”look on her face and I asked her “what was wrong ?” She began by shouting at me that she couldn’t cook for me anymore in an unorganized kitchen and that all of her friends had pot racks

Pot Rack

Pot Rack (Photo credit: Eric Kilby)

and why couldn’t she have one too. I knew what was coming next so, me and a can of beer had a think tank on the patio and I made the decision to purchase a pot rack from Hangingpotrackshop.com. On the day it arrived I will always remember the smile on her face as she opened the package and gave the “Thank you honey, I love you” look which was my cue to proceed with installation of said pot rack. After I installed it she proceeded to cook me one of the best meals I’ve had in a long time and on the plus side it’s now more difficult for her to reach the very same pots that she used as weapons when our disagreements got out of hand.


“Evil Eye”
Thank you Hangingpotrackshop.com for smoothing out our marriage and motivating my wife to cook for her loving and hard-working husband.