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Moving Tips: Creating a kitchen

It is important to customize your kitchen.

It is important to customize your kitchen.

When moving into your new home, it is important to know where you will put everything once your moving company arrives. Depending on the space you have, your kitchen could be set up in a number of different ways.

If you have a island in the center of your kitchen, you may want to move your kitchen furniture set to another area of the room. This can not only give you an ability to be more flexible, but you may also be able to furnish parts of the house you didn't plan to originally.

However, if you don't have this option, it may be important to focus your kitchen around your furniture set. Having the table and chairs in the middle of the room can help you make the room look more full. Keep in mind that you won't want to do this if it cuts off areas to walk around, as it will be necessary to make room to walk around the sink and stove area.

Your counter top area, as well as your stove and sink, should have everything that you need to make your kitchen work. If there are multiple areas for pots and pans, they should be arranged and put away in a manner that makes it easiest for you to function in that area. Spice racks and knife blocks can be good ideas, especially if you plan to do a lot of cooking during that time.

If you don't have a pantry, it may be smart to build or buy a cabinet to keep your non-perishable food items. This could include canned goods, but also various cooking staples such as flour and sugar. One of these may help ensure that everything in your kitchen has a place, further organizing your setup.