What Are Some Popular Styles of Counter Top Shelves?


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Open shelves, vertical stacked shelves, racks with brackets and closed shelves are some popular styles of counter top shelves. Several counter top shelves include integrated wire racks and bars to store smaller items, jars and kitchenware.

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Open shelves are some of the most popular styles of counter top shelves and may be installed along the wall above a counter or as corner counter top shelves. There are several variants of open shelves, such as vertical, horizontal or mixed-type shelves. They may also be partially closed and include drawers and wooden or glass cabinets. Also commonly used are single shelves fitted with hooks to hang pans and kitchenware. These shelves may be mounted over a sink to allow water from cookware to drain into it.

Several counter top shelves are simple shelves mounted on decorative brackets, and these are ideal for kitchens and pantries. Brackets range from basic wood patterns to rustic wood, metal, iron and Victorian patterns. Simple wrought or carved racks are also popularly mounted on walls to store and display spices and cooking products. Smaller counter top shelf organizers include two- or three-tier counter corner shelves, and these are the ideal organizers for storing small kitchenware or crockery.

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