Skip a Costly Kitchen Reno – Add a Storage Cart


If you’re worried about having enough workspace for kitchen stuff and an expensive kitchen reno is not an option, go for a more affordable mobile kitchen cart. 

It’s a great way to add some storage (depending on what you need) as well as add another food prep workspace.

For a kitchen cart to be truly versatile, you need one with wheels – so you can reposition it as needed, even wheel it to another room for doing crafts or other off-season needs.

There’s a very wide variety of styles, sizes and finishes – something for every budget – but check out my buying tips before starting to shop.

And expect to have a little assembly work to do before you can stock it up – most need assembling.  There are extremely good deals out right now, so you can save even more on the purchase of a mobile kitchen cart or island.

Mobile Kitchen Cart Buying Tips

  • Decide on a likely place for the kitchen cart and measure the space first before buying.
  • Consider storage potential and your needs; larger may be more versatile, but will it overwhelm your area.  A smaller cart is easier to move to different areas.
  • Do you want some drawers or utensil holders?
  • Cart size should pose no problems when it comes to delivery and access to the kitchen or dining area
  • Wheels should be non-marking, heavy duty (for load weight) and should swivel
  • Top should be easy to maintain; stainless steel is best for easy care or wood butcher block. Granite is heavy and needs extra care, but looks nice.
  • Style should suit your decor and finish should compliment your existing cabinets.
  • If you want to place your microwave on it, make sure it will fit on the cart.
  • A handle of some sorts or a way to grab the cart for moving it around, is nice to have.
  • Expect some delivery charges for large items.

Mobile kitchen carts can save you a bundle over an expensive renovation and for renters or condo owners, it can provide that much needed storage and work area.
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