Pot Racks Household Benefits

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A hanging pot rack could benefit your household tremendously.

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It’ll give you easy access to pots and pans along with other items, such as utensils you would ordinarily store in your cupboard or drawers. A hanging pot rack is the most advantageous of them all. While your cookware is hanging down within your arm’s reach and being clearly visible is one of the many attributes they bear. Finding the item you need and obtaining it becomes much less of a strain and hassle than sifting through piles in low cabinets or in drawers. You can sometimes select a hanging pot rack that is synonymous with the decor which makes it all the better. Pot racks come in many shapes, sizes, and materials to match your kitchen decor as well. A stainless steel pot rack is one of the lease likely to fade and is the easiest to maintain. Stainless steel is also expensive in the market right now. Stainless steel presents a certain character and feel that only you can claim.

Most hanging pot racks suspend from chains and are affixed to the ceiling by way of screws or hooks. Many are quite easy to assemble and install with basic hand tools, and can therefore be an inexpensive way to not only give you a convenient storage place for your pots and pans but in addition improve the look within your kitchen. A great amount of designs can be found featuring wrought iron, stainless steel, and wood just to name a few, so finding the appropriate style pots and pans rack is just a question of time to do careful research.

When installing a pot rack you have to take in consideration for measuring various heights. There are three measurements needed in order to install a hanging pot rack. First is the reaching height, or the height where it is comfortable for a person to reach their pots and pans. Most people want to hang a pot rack at a comfortable reaching height. This height is usually about one foot above the height of a person’s head and this is where the pots should be located. The second measurement needed is the height of the ceiling. The third measurement is the height of the pot rack with the hooks. The height of the ceiling minus the reaching height is the required height of the pot rack and chain

Pot racks finishes play a very important role in the selection process for the pot rack, because its the bottom line in your decision making. There are many different finishes offered from the many different manufacturers, so carefully do your research, so you’ll be able to determine how to blend it with the decor of your kitchen design. Some of the more common finishes are:

  • Stainless Steel
  • Copper
  • Chrome
  • Hammered Steel
  • Many Painted Color Finishes

Once installed, these racks typically hold a sufficient amount of weight dependent upon the type and manufacturer. You can increase the weight capacity if you use a heavier chain purchased from your local hardware store; but I’d  be very cautious  and maybe stick to the specified directions. In addition cookware can hang with various other things, like utensils and other kitchen gadgets. Some hanging racks also have a slated grid that covers the inner potion of the rack, upon which bowls and lids can be stored, freeing up all the more space elsewhere within your kitchen.

Other benefits associated with these pot racks include, lights that would illuminate your kitchen as well as show your pots and pans at its best. The ease of access they provide particularly if you suffer knee or lower back pain is a great benefit in itself. With a hanging pot rack, virtually there’s no stooping or crouching involved when reaching for pots or other items, less anxiety is put on areas that in most cases people ordinarily would suffer chronic discomfort, and once again you can easily retrieve the item you need with ease.

Pot racks will definitely benefit the cooking enthusiast and add charm and character to any kitchen. Pot racks has been around since the 1400 hundreds and will continue to thrive for a long time to come.


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Three Pressing Storage Issues of “The Kitchen Space Wars”

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  1. Need more space in your cupboards? In today’s society  people tend to hoard lots of kitchen gadgets and other convenient equipment that aid in their daily tasks of cooking in their cabinets and cupboards. They get caught up with the easy way to perform these tasks and purchase the product. After the fact, they realize that they needed to properly store these items somewhere safe and appropriate, with no forethought of where to put them from jump street. They were fascinated by the promotion and for what it could do for them and they purchased it. What now? Here’s another gadget that has to be stored somewhere.
  2. Do you find yourself running around the kitchen trying to gather the equipment needed to perform your evening task of cooking meals? Now that you have accumulated a vast amount of kitchen equipment, you are going to have issues with retrieval and space. You’ve crammed everything into your cupboards, from front to back with no room for air and when the time comes to retrieve an item, you become a bit frustrated because you can’t put your hands on the item you need right away. You go through the motions and move nearly the entire contents of your cabinet to get it and … VOILA!  You finally have it! Now you have to put all that stuff back. How inconvenient is that?
  3. Do you desire an “easy button” to get access to  your daily, frequently used kitchen items? Then I guess you’ll want to hear what I’m about to  propose to you right now. If you are seriously tired of bending and squatting and kneeling to see if you can find that specific pot or piece of equipment that’s needed in your cabinet, then its time for some reorganizing. A pot rack will help to ease some of the aggravation you suffer trying to find everything that you need in a cluttered cabinet. A hanging pot rack is the ultimate choice when it comes to the subject of pot racks, because it hangs above your head and makes it very easy to access the item needed for the task at hand. If hung in the right place it can bring a very good aesthetic value to your kitchen decor’. A wall rack on the other hand serves the same purpose as the hanging pot rack but in a more economical way. It’s mounted as a static piece of furniture displayed on your wall that is available for use.

What ever way you choose, whether a hanging or wall mount pot rack, It will benefit you dearly in the long run. You won’t stress your back from bending nor will you have to get on your knees to search for what you want. It will easily be within arms reach.

Here’s some great options!  The Kinetic Brand Pot Racks!

They’re small, sleek and stylish for the small to average size home. They’re designed to fit uniquely in the most incommodious kitchens. Hanging pot racks are the most utilized tool for hanging pots and pans, You would benefit by hanging  them over a kitchen island or an island cart. Wall racks serve a great purpose for securing and displaying your cookware upon a wall setting and are great mounted next to or between cabinets.

Kinetic manufacturers two types of pot racks.

  1. The Classicor Black Wrought Iron Pot Rack that measures almost (3) feet in length and can accommodate a large amount of cookware. Measuring 33″ length X 17″ width X 1.5″ in height. Included are (4) ceiling screws, (4) S hooks, (12) pot hooks and (4) – 22″ chains, it also holds up to (40) pounds of weight. (Only comes in black) Apply this beautiful pot rack in the center of your kitchen and gaze at its functionality and bold character.

    Kinetic Classicor Oval Pot Rack

    A great space saver for your home

  2. The Wrought Iron Semi-Circle Wall Pot Rack. This pot rack is able to store a fair amount of your pots and pans and utensils to free up even more space in your cabinets. Comes in three different colors, black, green and blue, which you can implement into your decor or theme. Measuring 24″ Length X 12″ Width X 12″ Height. Includes (3) wall screws, (3) wall anchors (12) pot hooks. Find a nice cozy wall for this beauty and enjoy the easy accessibility it offers.

    Kinetic Green Semi-Circle Wall Mounted Pot Rack

    Your cabinets are crying help!

So! If you were thinking … how am I going to eliminate the worries and stresses of “The kitchen space wars”?

Think no more! Hanging Pot Rack Shop has reduced inventory prices on all Kinetic Brand Pot Racks, and made them affordably priced to fit your budget.

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Organize Your Kitchen for the Best Cooking Experience by Littlegriddle

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The kitchen is a very significant part of a house. Choosing the latest accessories and interiors for the kitchen is not all; how the place is organized also matters a lot. Moreover, your cooking experience will also get better if your kitchen is well-organized and you will save a lot of time in cooking as the time required for searching the accessories and utensils is minimized. Here is how to organize your kitchen step by step.

First of all, make a list of all types of utensils you have in the kitchen. Now classify them into different categories; you can group them according to their purpose, material or design as you like.

Start with the biggest utensils and accessories such as the flour sifter, large mixing bowls, pans, etc. Place them on special shelves that can hold them strongly. The shelves should be place at a high level such that there is enough space between the shelves and the kitchen counter top.

Now attach hooks or wire cradles to the shelves from which you can hang the lighter kitchen utensils and accessories such as measuring cups, coffee mugs, spoons and rolling pins.

Hanging pot racks are great alternatives to the conventional shelves for placing pots, frying pans, dripping pans, cooking gloves and spatulas. For decorating these racks, you can place flowers, climbers and strings of chili and garlic on the overhead area of the rack. This will help the piece of furniture to merge well with the kitchen interiors.

For the plates, big and small, add plate racks to the kitchen. Place similar plates with each other and the smaller ones ahead of the larger ones. This kind of arrangement will also help you take them out easily when needed.

During cooking, you will need different types of spoons, serving spoons, spatulas, knives, peelers and cooking tongs. For all these accessories, you can place metallic holders and canisters which are available in a great variety in the kitchen accessories market.

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Container of Kitchen Utensils 

If after placing all the other vessels, you still have enough space available, you may consider placing spoon shelves and display case cabinet holders for spoons of different sizes.

Jars filled with pickles, olives, herbs and spices add great color to the kitchen. Use glass and ceramic jars to be placed at the corners of the kitchen counter top to fill the empty space. You can also use this bare space to keep kitchen towels and wipes.

To add an artistic effect to your kitchen interiors, you can place books shelves in different corners of the kitchen to put cookery books. These shelves should definitely be kept at a safe distance from the cooking stove as paper can catch fire within seconds.

To add more space to your kitchen, you can hang mirrors and photo frames on the walls which will make the area look bigger and brighter. Flower pots, fruit baskets, ceramic art pieces, serving carts and colored lights can be used to decorate the remaining empty space in the kitchen.

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Kitchen Space Saver by Anna Peacocks

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In this modern day, most of the people will go for the economic size of house which is affordable in term of money and location. Therefore, due to the small size of the house, the kitchen space also will reduce tremendously accordingly. This definitely is not a good news for the cooking lovers with the small kitchen space. Many of types and design styles for the space savers are available in the market nowadays to help to optimize the storage capacity at your kitchen, organize well and save space to let you more comfortable with your kitchen.

The kitchen cabinets always own a big space in the kitchen where we shall consider a smaller cabinet with more drawers will be more useful and save space. You can choose to utilize the cabinet wisely with rollout drawers or clear-cut dividers to avoid the disorder of your kitchen utensils and apparatus. You can categorize your kitchen utensils like bowls, spoons, forks, knife and etc more organized and tidy. If only one flatware storage drawer is available at your kitchen cabinet, then you shall go for the cutlery trays in single or double layer. All your spoons and forks can be easily found during serving of the meal table setting. This plastic tray is readily made and available in most of the department stores. Besides, most of the other drawers are purposely designed to be able to hold heavy objects such as ceramics or stainless steel pots, frying pan or cooking apparatus due to its sufficient weight design.

Food storage containers also play a very important role in space saving and tidiness for your kitchen. It comes in many different shapes, sizes and colors. It serves the purpose of convenience when you keep your cereal, biscuit and etc in the food storage containers with easy pouring lid rather than in the clear plastic packing. It will keep the food tasty, hygiene and keep away from food spoilage. Now you can say goodbye to all the cereal boxes or torn plastic food bags. There is a great invention called Smart Spin Storage Systems where it consists of three plastic storage containers in three different sizes and placed at the spinning carousel. It is convenient and save time where you no need look for the matching lid because their lids are come with many different sizes. These units hold a wide range of different sizes such as 8-24 oz, 8-16 oz, 8-8 oz containers with 24 convenient lids that fit well. It fits well and easy in any cupboard or kitchen drawer.

Last but not least, the pot racks or rack hooks are important to your kitchen especially to keep your utensils like pots or cups to be dry off before you can keep it into your cabinets. You should look for a sufficient pot rack at your kitchen where it maximizes the effectiveness of your cooking. There are many variety of pot racks available; rack in shelf style and can be attached to the wall, half circle rack that able to hang from ceiling or on the wall, ceiling type where enclosed with the lighting fixture, oval square type of the racks that hand from ceiling and the simple one as single hooks that able to hang from ceiling are easily made available in the departmental store. You should consider the space of your kitchen, wall space for the rack style, clearances on both sides of the racks, strength of the ceiling or wall to hold the rack and the number of rack hooks that required. It will be more convenience to place this pot rack near to the cooking range but avoid directly above of it where it will attract the grease and oil easily if you place on top of the cooking range.

You should start to plan for your kitchen spacing before any renovation takes place to avoid any inconvenience and insufficient space. A good planning and wisely use the available spacing in your kitchen will make it looks bigger and spacious.

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Hanging Pot Racks

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Pot racks help in increasing the functional space of a small kitchen. There is a wide choice in the size, shape, and finishing material of the pot racks, which enables one to select what is best suited for his or her kitchen.

The most widely purchased racks are the hanging pot racks. They are placed over the kitchen islands or peninsulas. At a convenient height, a hanging pot rack provides easy access to all the pots, pans, and long-handled utensils, and at the same time does not impede freedom of movement.

There are different types of the hanging pot racks: round, oval, rectangle or bar shaped, or racks designed according to the style preferences specified by the customer. Heavy, lighted pot racks that contribute greatly to the kitchen ambience can be hung from a fan brace fitted in the ceiling. While choosing the hanging pot racks, it is important to consider the following points: the dimensions of the rack, height of the ceiling, and the overall distance of the ceiling to the bottom of the vessels in the pot rack; the tallest person’s head must clear the longest-handled pan while working or bending over the counter; the shortest person must reach the smallest pan; and countertop lighting should not be hampered by the racks.

Adequate support should be given at the point where the rack is hanging from the ceiling. Normally, joists or studs are provided to support the rack; if deemed necessary, a carpenter is called in to fashion suitably decorated joists. The weight on the rack is balanced to prevent it from swinging when accessed.

Whether it is a simple hanging beam or an elaborate pot rack that hangs from the ceiling, hanging pot racks are a great way to make use of wasted space to house the cooking tools comfortably.

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When Setting up A Wall-mounted Pot Rack

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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!

Standing Pot Rack Styles

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Free Standing Pot Rack

If you want to organize your kitchen clutter in a simple and affordable way, you’re in the right place. The right style of pot rack can accent anything from old world to modern kitchens. Use previously wasted space to show off your beautiful cookware in a way that is both aesthetically pleasing and practical. Here’s a sampling of the broad range of freestanding pot racks available to you.

Turn your kitchen corner into a functional space instead of a messy one, with an elegant Enclume 7-tier cookware stand. This gorgeous hammered steel rack is crafted by artisans in the Pacific Northwest, and stands tall at over six feet in height; yet it won’t take over your cooking space, and neatly hugs the corner of your kitchen for a perfect fit. Go shorter with a 6-tier stand for smaller areas, or taller with an 8-tier stand for a commanding look.
Whether you want to consolidate your potted plants, decorative copper pots, or heavy duty cast iron pans, a standing pot rack can display any of your kitchen items. And, since it’s freestanding, you don’t have to worry about hammering it into the wall.  With a tiny footprint and a classic yet rustic look, the Old Dutch Cookware Stand is a necessary space-saving solution for every kitchen. Offered in a broad range of finishes—from oiled bronze and satin copper, to satin nickel and graphite—this stand keeps everything close at hand in an attractive yet unobtrusive way.
To clear up space in your kitchen cabinets and on your countertops, standing racks available in a variety of styles are an obvious choice.

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