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Old 06-07-2015, 03:43 PM   #1
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Any tips on cabinet storage improvements?

Does anyone have any suggestions on ways to keep things in above sink cabinets from falling down and moving around while traveling? Some photos of solutions to the problem would be great.

Thanks in advance for any tips.
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Old 06-07-2015, 04:24 PM   #2
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We put the rubber shelf liner from Walmart (blue) in all of them.

Over the sink I got a spring loaded curtain rod and cut it down some so it would fit and still be tight enough to hold things away from the doors.
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Old 06-07-2015, 04:48 PM   #3
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I do also have the rubber shelf liner and the spring-loaded rods and they work very well.
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Old 06-07-2015, 05:08 PM   #4
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We are still new to this. The first few trips we put everything in bins. My husband has since built shelves in the kitchen cupboards. I have put soft shelf liner in the cupboards and have put strips of the liner between each bowl and plate, as well as casserole dishes. We are heading out for the weekend next week, prior to a week of vacation toward the end of the month. We will see how things travel the fourteen miles to the campground next weekend and make adjustments that might be needed. I will let you know how it worked.
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Old 06-07-2015, 05:08 PM   #5
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Most Dollar Stores have inexpensive plastic containers of all sizes. We use these throughout our RV - keeps everything in place, AND you can see what is in there if you get the clear ones.
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Old 06-08-2015, 11:27 AM   #6
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I also use small baskets and plastic containers throughout the RV. It really helps!
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Old 06-08-2015, 11:43 AM   #7
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Child proof latches on cabinets that like to open when they should not.
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Old 06-08-2015, 12:09 PM   #8
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use small squares of the non-skid shelf liner between dishes, pans, bowls, etc. It also helps keep them quiet going down the road.
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Baskets, baskets and more baskets. Lets you use the space "all the way to the back" - pull out the basket to see what's "in the back".
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Old 06-08-2015, 02:29 PM   #10
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I have some stuff in bins. Some on shelves with rubber liner. Before we head out I take all the small towels, pot holders etc and stuff them in front of and around anything that may try to take a walk.
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Old 06-08-2015, 03:02 PM   #11
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We hung one of those shoe racks that are made of cloth over the door in a clothes closet. It is great for keeping up with small things that you like to be able to find in a hurry.
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We use a series of small plastic baskets, plastic boxes with snap down lids, etc. also found that if you have a long cabinet with multiple doors (like over the sofa in our Legacy), you can get the spring loaded devices they sell to keep thing on the fridge shelves in different lengths and use those to create a division inside the cabinets between the doors.
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Some folks buy a package small balloons, inflate and stuff in cabinets around or between items before traveling. Works for me and gives DH something to do. Lol.
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In our 8329ss DW wanted shelves in the 2 kitchen cabinets over the sink & in the bathroom linen closet. I bought the rubber coated metal shelves at Menards, cut them to size. Then I bought inexpensive 1" x 1" pieces of wood 4' long. Cut them to the height I wanted the shelves, glued them in the 2 corners and along the wall to hold up the shelves and walla. Done!
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I use the non-skid cabinet sheets cut out and place between plates. That seemed to be my biggest problem. I also layed my glasses down in a stacked position. Spices are all in a plastic container. So far working pretty good. I use baskets on a shelf system in a closed as my pantry. Works good.
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They sell the tension bars that go inside the cabinets to keep them in. Take your measurement with you.
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Sweet idea!
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Does anyone have any suggestions on ways to keep things in above sink cabinets from falling down and moving around while traveling? Some photos of solutions to the problem would be great.

Thanks in advance for any tips.
Mick from the Wiregrass.
The only two types of items I don't leave out are dishes and bathroom/personal hygiene goods. I put those things in plastic bins and set them out as part of my camp set-up.
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Old 07-16-2015, 08:13 PM   #19
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That is exactly what I want do do with the linen closet in our bedroom. What a waste of space!
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Old 07-19-2015, 11:00 PM   #20
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We added shelves to one side of the double closet and hung a shoe storage bag on the inside of the bathroom door. The individual pockets are perfect for all kinds of stuff, shampoo/conditioner, soap, flashlight, potty bags for the dog, just about anything you can think of. Never had a problem traveling with it.


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