The basic function of pot racks is to store or hang pans and cooking pots. The materials used for making such an effective space saving furniture are wood, steel, wrought iron, and few other metals. Some of the pot racks also have a certain type of stain or finish so that they match with the decor and pots. These are available in different sizes, and hence, there are the array of choices to choose from. The larger ones have the capability to support dozens of pans and pots. These also help decorate the cooking space, besides adding extra space in the kitchen cabinet. It also creates a clean, comfortable, and fun atmosphere in the kitchen. The visual appearance and overall scheme of the kitchen get changed, and you can get access to more room for storing the other necessary kitchen appliances, such as crockery, dinnerware, and more.
As these occupy less space, you also have an opportunity to use up the previously unused space in the kitchen by installing pot racks. This item is available in three basic categories including wall mounted racks, hanging racks, and free standing racks. You can choose the one that suits one’s requirement. Freestanding racks do not require any other attachment and can be placed directly on the floor. Some of them are made up steel and hence are durable and sturdy. The standing ones consist of open shelves, which are somewhat similar to a bookshelf, whereas some might have hooks for hanging the pots. As the name suggests, the wall mounted racks hang on the kitchen wall and appear similar to a hanging shelf or a horizontal bar. All these are readily available in the local market, kitchen accessories stores, as well as on the online platforms.
Among the different types of pot racks, the most common type is the pot hanger as it saves the floor, cupboard, and wall space by hanging from the ceiling. It is commonly used in most of the households. Usually, the hanging racks come with different extension hooks or chains, or different ceiling screws and hanging links, and are adjusted to the height of the individual. It relieves the stress while cooking, as one can access all the necessary pots, easily, as these would be in the arm’s reach. This also makes cooking comfortable, easy, and hassle-free.
Pot hanger is available in various shapes, materials, and sizes; thus one can match the kitchen decor while buying. To choose the perfect size, one needs to know the user's height as well as the height of the ceiling. Assembling such racks is quite easy as it can be done with the help of simple hand tools. Moreover, these hangers not only pump up the kitchen décor but also form an inexpensive way of storing all the pots. An additional feature of the hanging racks is that apart from pans and pots, one might also hang other items such as utensils as these hangers can hold a lot of weight. Such aspects make it a lucrative option.