Is the cabinet underneath your sink an utter mess? Here are 10 easy ways to fix it for good

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That small, dark space under sinks easily becomes a jumbled mess in no time. You may not even know what cleaning supplies you have under your kitchen sink because it's become a handy place to shove towels and half-used lotions.
All hope is not lost. You don't have to keep digging to find the things you need. These easy tips help you organize the useful storage space under your sink.
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1. Use stackable bins (h/t The Crazy Craft Lady)
Try using stackable bins underneath your bathroom sink for organizing toiletries, allowing you to easily get things out and put them away.
2. Install a pull-out organizer
A pull-out organizer helps you use every bit of space under the sink. You don't have to get down on your hands and knees to reach items shoved in the back of the cabinet. Iron & Twine recommends installing this helpful organizing tool underneath your kitchen sink and just sliding it out to reach what you need.
3. Use open shelving
Nothing will encourage you to keep things neat more than having everything out in the open. Open shelf bathroom vanities don't allow you to just shove things in and forget. Try using streamlined and color-coordinated storage containers to maintain a tidy look in your bathroom.
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4. Get rid of excess
The first step in organizing your kitchen sink cabinet is to purge all the items you don't need. At Home with Nikki recommends only keeping the items you need under your sink. This saves you a lot of time when you're in a hurry to find an essential cleaning product.
5. Use drawers
Kristin with Everyday Organizing knew she wanted something a bit different for organizing under her bathroom sink. Storage drawers offered her a compact solution to keeping her toiletries in order. She recommends them because you can easily pull the drawer out and place it on the sink if needed.
6. Install slanted baskets
It's hard to build organizing solutions that go upward. Installing baskets at an angle helps you use the vertical space under your kitchen sink. Although the tutorial is not in English, the step-by-step photos are easy to follow.
7. Don't forget the door
The space on the door of a sink cabinet is often forgotten. Use Command hooks to corral small items in a quick-to-access way. This prevents them from being lost in the bottom of your cabinet.
8. Repurpose a shoe organizer
Use hooks to hang a section of shoe organizer inside your cabinet door to hold kitchen cleaning supplies or bathroom toiletry items. Imperfect Homemaker saw an expensive product made specifically for this purpose and decided she could make it herself and save money. Follow her tutorial to make one for under your sink.
9. Group items together
The easiest way to organize items is to group the like items together in bins and containers. Keeping all of your nail polish or hair items in one place helps you easily find them when you need them. O is for Organize reminds us that organization isn't a one-time thing. Sometimes you have to look at what is and isn't working and make adjustments.
10. Add shelves
One of the reasons it can be hard to organize under a sink is that the space is just so open. Most of the items you need to put under the sink are much smaller than the space. Studio Gray Horse recommends adding shelves to create a more useful space for small items.
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These useful tips help you declutter and organize the space underneath your sink. Show your friends how to make the most of their organizing spaces by sharing these tips on Facebook!
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