Many people use aluminum foil and plastic wraps for the packaging of food. They act as a barrier to light, oxygen, moisture, and microbes. Thus, they keep food safe and incredibly warm. This is a reason why they have become quite popular in households. If you use aluminum foils or any other kitchen wrap frequently, you need a proper storage plan for them.
Usually, kitchen wraps like aluminum foils and plastic wraps are stuffed in kitchen drawers and cabinets. When you do that, it becomes quite difficult to retrieve them back when required. It would help if you scanned through each object of your kitchen drawer and cabinet. Here we will mention a few easy storage solutions of the kitchen wraps/foils. Broadly they can be classified into DIY ideas and commercial products.
DIY ideas are nothing but life hacks. They are using the objects that are already available in an innovative manner. This requires zero or less investment (cost) as compared to commercial products. While these commercial products are available online and the only thing you need to do is click on the buy button.
Choose the methods that best suit you!
Organizing these kitchen wraps/foils can be done in numerous ways. There is not a perfect solution or worst solution. It is just that some may work for you, while some may not! Just choose the method which makes you feel comfortable.
Good organization of the kitchen means making it clear of mess. Your kitchen does not need to be picture perfect. It just needs the right objects in the right place. You can be innovative or go with commercial methods. The choice is yours!
Kitchen Wrap Storage Techniques for Aluminum Foil and Plastic Wraps
Usage of a Drawer
- Store for Standard Paper Roll, Food Wrap and Foil (Height Clearance 2-1/2")
- Store 3 wraps for each row
- Dimension: 9.5'' L x 7.4'' W x 8.6'' H, Each layer space is about 3.15'' H
This method is the most common one. The apparent reason is that we usually store all kitchen items in a kitchen drawer. But the issue exists when we try to find these kitchen wraps. Small kitchen wrap storage racks for foil/plastic wraps can be placed inside the drawers. They help in managing space in the drawers.
Well, if you cannot find small kitchen wrap storage racks for foil/plastic wraps, then do not worry as everyone does not have ample space in their drawers. Look through the other methods.
Usage of a Cabinet
- Organize long boxes in the pantry or cabinet
- Shelves adjust to fit boxes and maximize vertical space.If unit wobbles after assembly, push on the top shelf along wires until stable
- Steel wires hold up to 20 pounds; non-slip feet keep it in place
- BPA-free shelves are durable and easy to clean
- Snaps together in one minute, no tools required
Another common place where you store your kitchen wraps. You can do these if you have multiple kitchen cabinets or ample space in your kitchen cabinet. If not, then storing your kitchen wraps in the cabinet will not be a good idea. Though you cannot place your kitchen wraps just like that, you can use an organizer for the task.
You can use new baskets to store your kitchen wraps in them. But make sure that the baskets do not take up much space and fit well in the cabinet. You will have to properly organize the kitchen wraps in the basket to utilize space effectively.
Your main task would be finding out baskets (you can also buy them if you want to) which properly fits into the cabinet and the ones in which the kitchen wraps can be adequately organized (Some kitchen wrap boxes can be large enough that they don’t fit in smaller baskets).
- This set of 2 helper shelves will double your space! Versatile shelves hold food, dishes, small appliances, pantry staples, toiletries, cleaning products, or anything you need to store in a small space. Perfect for maximizing storage and organizing in kitchen cupboards, pantries, bathroom cabinets, closets, countertops, under a sink, or anywhere you need extra room.
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- Each measures approximately 10.5 Inches Length x 5 Inches Width x 5.25 Inches Height.
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Another way is to implement shelf organizers. Once you place a shelf organizer inside the cabinet, try to use the space effectively. They solve the problem of large kitchen wraps if you go with one of the open ends. But do ensure that your cabinet can accommodate such lengthy kitchen wraps.
With the open ends one, if you choose the organizers with the number of tiers, it can be quite useful. These are particularly useful when you must use the kitchen wraps from the bottom. You do not have to remove the kitchen wraps at the top and remove the bottom ones without disturbing the kitchen wraps. Trust me! They are instrumental. Mainly when you are ought to go somewhere urgently.
Usually, the Kitchen sink has free space. If you have not stored anything, then go for small kitchen wrap storage racks for foil/plastic wraps. The usage of racks is for the effective utilization of kitchen sink space. It is not a compulsion to use storage racks. You can place your aluminum foils and plastic wraps in the kitchen sink without using a rack.
If you do not want to go with a rack and do not find placing your kitchen wraps in the kitchen sink, proper utilization of space, then you can mount a shelf organizer too. Mount it inside the kitchen sink door, and now you can place your kitchen wraps. Effective utilization of space! As of now, you can store other kitchen stuff along with kitchen wraps.
- Store for Bigger Paper Roll, Food Wrap and Foil
- Wall Mounted or Door Mounted to save your space
- Heavy Guage Steel
- USPTO Patent Pending
- Dimension 12''L X 4.2''D X 8.75''H (Depth 3-3/4'' is fitting for Ziploc boxes)
Just like the last one, you can also mount a shelf organizer behind the cabinet door. It is a space savior! People who do not like their kitchen wraps to be hidden in drawers, cabinets, and kitchen sink. They are kept in the open and in Infront of your eyes, so you do not have to search for them.
There are some specific wrap holders available in the market which are designed for kitchen wraps. You can buy them and attach them behind your cabinets. This technique is best for the people who do not have enough space or are already filled in their drawers, kitchen sink, and cabinets.
Wall Mounted Aluminum Foil & Plastic Wrap Dispenser
- Stores & dispenses foil, plastic wrap, wax paper, and parchment paper
- Features a tidy and quick-cutting edge
- Fits up to 200 Sq. Ft. of your favorite brands
- Looks nice if left on the countertop
- Convenient size stores easily in a drawer
Can I be a bit biased and say that this is the best solution! They are right in Infront of your eyes. You do not have to search for a place to install them. You can install them on any wall you want too! Place them around the wall where you usually pack the food.
This technique is particularly useful for people who use kitchen wraps very often. Though you can DIY these wall dispensers, buying them is the best alternative as they are not very expensive.
Usage of Magazine Holders
- Set of 12 Packs, 4 Colors: Blue, Lime, Yellow and Orange
- Premium Quality Cardboard
- Perfect for Storing Letter Size File, Smaller Magazines, Publication, Catalogs and Paper
- Label area for easy indenification
- Dimension: 9.68'' L x 12.25'' H x 3.75'' W
Never thought of magazine holders holding anything other than magazines? Well, they are just the perfect alternative to all the other techniques. Though they cannot hold many kitchen wraps, this technique will surely make your kitchen look a bit innovative. If you do not have a magazine holder at home, you can buy one from Amazon.
- Store for Standard Paper Roll, Food Wrap and Foil (Height Clearance 2-1/2")
- Capable to fit 3 wraps in a row
- Heavy Guage Steel
- Dimension: 9.5''L x 7.5''W x 8.5''H
- USPTO Patent Pending
These are tailor-made for kitchen wraps. They are durable and do not acquire much space. They are usually attached to walls or doors.
They are easy to detach and can be placed at different places in the kitchen.
Usage of Old Dishwasher/Refrigerator Basket
Suppose you have one at home and do not throw them! Use the basket of tour old dishwasher or refrigerator to store kitchen wraps. They are large enough to store kitchen wraps of different sizes and shapes. To be precise, this is an alternative to the kitchen wrap storage racks.
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Kitchen wrap storage racks for foil/plastic wraps can be replaced by a shoe organizer too. If they are available at home, then it’s OK, or else you can always order from Amazon. They are just like shelf organizers, with open ends and numerous tiers. Best alternative if you do not want to buy a specific shelf organizer.
Paper Towel Holder with Rungs
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- Easy To Install: Just peel off the cover and stick the adhesive on the smooth hard surface, no need tools, no drilling, no holes. Ideal for kitchen and bathroom. Tips: not recommended for painted, wallpaper & uneven surfaces, let it stand for 24 hours before using.
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A Paper towel holders can be placed on a wall, and to that rungs can be attached. These rungs are for the kitchen wraps. This technique is the best alternative for wall dispensers. This is surely a smart DIY hack.
Mount them with Hooks
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Just place hooks on your kitchen cabinet and drawer doors, walls, and even on the side of the refrigerator. Mount these hooks anywhere! First, this technique is simple, inexpensive, and does not take much time too! Though ensure that these hooks can bear the weight of the kitchen wraps.
The best part of all these techniques is that they make your life a bit easier. I do hope that next time you pack your food using kitchen wraps, you will be using one of the above techniques to store them effectively.