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Use Pegboard to Hang Kitchen Tools

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I also have a small kitchen and what I had my husband do is to put up pegboard on the wall. I hung all my pans and extra items like the measuring spoons, etc. I also color coordinated them and used an accent color, red, with the utensils I put up there. I painted the board white like all my walls and it made it look so much bigger.

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By Bonnie from Brownsville, TX

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November 3, 20111 found this helpful

Cute kitchen, and the pegboard really works in there! Love the red and white, the kitchen looks modern and functional, yet very retro, too.

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November 3, 20111 found this helpful

I have a medium-small kitchen with the one wall by the window wide enough for two pegboard panels. I covered them with blue-and-white-checked Contact vinyl paper. After hanging the panels, I determined where my utensils, copper pots, etc. should go. I then placed the hooks and hung the items. It stayed up just fine for a few years, but then, to my horror one night, I heard a crash.

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It was the panels, pulling off the wall. I had forgotten that, when hanging something(s) with weight, always use screw anchors in wallboard. I have yet to replace the panels (illness and age!) but when I do, I'll surely remember. (I had used at least nine screws per panel, but they all came out!)

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August 6, 20170 found this helpful

That microwave sitting next to the stove isn't that dangerous.

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