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How to Create Storage with Custom Built-In Cabinets

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Can’t get enough storage space? With a unique custom cabinets design, you can transform your home from cluttery to chic. Custom built-in cabinets are a great way to give your home a more cohesive look, and they hide storage behind beautiful pieces. With these five tips, you can minimize clutter and maximize space using custom built-in cabinets.

Install open shelves

If you want to reduce clutter in your kitchen, using custom kitchen shelving is a great way to maximize the space and create a seamless look. Installing shelves as well as storage cabinets breaks up the wall and adds a splash of the unexpected.

You picked out the perfect dishes for your kitchen, so why not display a few of them on open shelving? This is also a great place to stash recipe books and unique kitchen tools. Installing open shelving next to cabinets gives you access to things you may not want to put on display, like stainless steel mixing bowls, or a collection of old coffee mugs.

Add custom storage in a kitchen island

This custom kitchen design maximizes space in a busy kitchen. If you’re a baker or cook a lot, you probably have a lot of tools that just don’t fit in standard cabinets. Oversized pots, deep-fryers, griddles, and mixers are just a few of the items that most avid chefs find hard to store neatly.

By installing custom kitchen island storage, you’ll be able to create a larger space for all the oversized cooking tools you use on a regular basis. It’s also a great way to eliminate island clutter that always seems to build.

Customize your dream closet to eliminate clutter

The walk-in closet is one area of the house that seems to get neglected the most and the easiest to become cluttered and over-packed. Sometimes the walk-in closet also becomes an extra storage space for random holiday boxes and guest room extras. By installing custom cabinets to make your dream closet, you are creating a space for everything—and using empty space to make new places for things that don’t necessarily already have a place in standard closet shelving.

Installing shelves along the walls just for shoes keeps your pairs together and free from being stepped on, which will also keep them in better shape. Installing an island with built-in storage in the middle of the walk-in closet is a great solution to keep the bedroom more open and lets laundry day become a bit more organized.

Use half-walls to hide extra storage cabinets

If your house has a more open concept, there are probably a few half-walls diving the spaces. Utilize these half-walls by installing custom storage cabinets.

If the wall separates the kitchen and the living room, this can be a great space to keep party platters and entertaining dishes. Having built-in cabinets on both sides of the half-wall is a great way to add style to two rooms and allows access to the storage from either direction.

Create a custom entertainment center with built-in cabinets

Creating a custom cabinet design that serves as an entertainment center is a great idea if you want a cohesive look in your living room. A chic way to organize all your media, a custom entertainment center elegantly stores wires, game consoles, remotes, and even board games. It lets the rest of your furniture be the center of attention and adds more flow to the space.

Your custom cabinets can be built to match any décor, so you don’t have to settle for what you find on the shelves at the store. You can choose any type of furniture your heart desires knowing that you can build your own custom entertainment center to match.

Cabinet Suppliers in Rockville, Maryland

No matter your cabinetry needs, look to the team at Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens. From soaring contemporary to elegant traditional, your dream kitchen style can be made a reality. The cabinetry is a great place to start! We offer beautiful custom cabinets from Elmwood and Rutt.

Speak with a member of our award-winning team to see how we can help you with your cabinetry needs!

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