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PROS AND CONS OF A PANTRY

Updated: Jan 23


Pros and Cons of Pantry Room

Imagine having a large pantry room to keep all of your kitchen necessities in one place for a more organized look? Though the pantry takes up extra space, they increase the overall value of your home. Here are some advantages and disadvantages to consider when deciding whether or not to install a pantry. Contact our Kitchen renovation contractors for a free quote.



PROS


  • ADDITIONAL STORAGE SPACE


A pantry room is an excellent addition to any kitchen since it allows you to store all of your kitchen appliances, saucepans, pantry essentials, grocery items, and cookbooks. The size of the shelves in a pantry increases storage capacity and allows for the storage of dozens of items.


  • MORE ORGANIZED


With your exceptional organizational skills, you can now organize all of your food products into rows and columns. Consider categorizing groceries, oils, spices, and appliances in one column and unrefrigerated items in the other. Arranging your pantry essentials will help you save money as you'll know what food is available so you don’t accidentally purchase more.


  • ACCESSIBLE


A pantry room is not only an ample space, but it is also very convenient for keeping all of your items in one place. Its features such as drawers, shelves, and dividers allow you to easily reach the item, resulting in easy accessibility. If you have a pantry cabinet right beside your refrigerator, you won't have to run down to your basement every time to fetch kitchen supplies, which will indeed save you time and energy.



CONS


  • ADDED EXPENSE

Though pantry rooms are beneficial, adding an extra room to the house will incur additional costs for homeowners. The cost may run into thousands of dollars to install walls, shelves, carpentry expenses, wiring expenses, lighting fixtures, storage jars, baskets, and other unexpected expenses.


  • REQUIRES UPKEEP


Secondary storage is always nice, but so does more space combined with more shelves means more cleanliness and organization are required. Certain efforts and cleaning supplies are required to upkeep your pantry from dirt, dust, and pests.


  • REQUIRES EXTRA SPACE


When building a new home, an extra storage room is always considered, and a pantry room will take up the majority of the space. If you have a small kitchen, a pantry will just make no sense as it will leave no space for appliances and other kitchen essentials.



It’s time to find the best Remodeling contractor and get started with your pantry room project. Our remodeling experts will offer you the best solution at the most affordable prices.


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