Shawna Bailey
Shawna Bailey
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  • West Orange, NJ

Easiest Under the Sink Organizer Hack

2 Materials
$10
15 Minutes
Easy

If you have a mess under your kitchen sink cabinet, there’s no need to fret! I have a super easy and cheap solution, and all it takes is 15 minutes, a tension rod and some plastic baskets. Bonus: it only costs $10 so say goodbye to that mess!
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Here’s how my messy cabinet looked when I started this project. Not a pretty sight, right? Step 1: Empty out the Cabinet
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I started by pulling everything out from under my sink. Emptying the sink cabinets allowed me to sort everything easily and quickly, and to get a good look at the space I had to work with. Step 2: Put up a Tension Rod
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I decided to wedge in a tension rod, in order to create two "levels" for my cleaning supply storage. If you have a lot of bottles or baskets, you can even squeeze in two tension rods. Step 3: Hang up Spray Bottles
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Most of my cleaning supplies are in spray bottles, so they fit perfectly over a tension rod, which clears up the much-needed floor space. Step 4: Organize Your Large Supplies
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Now that I had that free space (thank you, tension rod!), I slid all the larger items I don’t use as regularly to the back of the cabinet, and put the larger items I do use regularly (like garbage bags) in the front of them. Step 5: Bring in Baskets
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I laid out 3 plastic baskets and put all the medium and smaller items inside. Some of the more expensive under the sink organization kits have drawers, but plastic baskets slide in and out beautifully (and they're inexpensive), so I'm very happy with them. I wanted to corral everything in baskets so that if something spills, I can just rinse out the basket instead of having to clean everything under my sink.
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Enjoy saving time and effort the next time you need to clean up a mess!
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  • Sandra
    4 days ago

    Doesn't hanging bottle like that mess up trigger on spray bottle. It did when I tried it before?

  • Cheryl
    3 days ago

    I have seen this idea before and it's a great idea but in my case I have very limited cupboard space. I have my nice farely new project and pans under the sink as well. And idea how to make this work with both the cleaning products and cookware?

  • Kristy
    2 hours ago

    I did this and mine looks awesome...thanks for sharing

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  • Renay
    3 days ago

    Yes

  • Kristy
    2 hours ago

    Yes. It was my first DIY project... It turned out looking great...i wish I had taken before and after pics.. Thanks,, Kristy Reeves

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