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What size is a pantry cabinet?

What size is a pantry cabinet?

Pantry cabinets are usually 84″ to 96″ tall with depths 12″ -24″. Widths range from 12″ to 36″. Keep in mind that the 96″ tall cabinets would touch the ceiling if you have standard 8′ ceilings. Pantry cabinets that are 12″ deep are perfect for storing and reaching boxes and cans of food.

What size is a good pantry?

The common size of a standard pantry is 5 feet by 5 feet (U-shaped). However, these dimensions might vary because not all homeowners have the same kitchen size. Plus, it depends on the homeowner’s preferred amount of storage.

How wide is a standard pantry?

With standard dimensions of 5′ wide x 5′ deep, a walk-in pantry provides ample storage space. A traditional walkway to allow space for one person is 36”. The standard shelf depth for pantries is 16”, so if only one person is using the pantry at a time, then a 52” pantry should suffice.

How tall are Kaboodle cabinets?

Our 600mm Base Cabinet comes with solid 16mm backs, adjustable legs for easy levelling and an adjustable shelf with shelf supports to meet all your storage needs.

How are pantry measured?

Measure the width of the shelf, the depth, and the height. All three measurements are important. Then I suggest doing some online shopping so you can easily look at measurements on each product. If you want to pick up in-store that’s totally fine but I strongly suggest saving time by browsing around online.

How small can a pantry be?

A shelf at or just above eye level should be no deeper than 14 inches, and subsequently higher shelves should get narrower in 2-inch increments to minimum of 10 inches. Shelves intended only for storage of cans, bottles, spices or other small items may be as narrow as 6 inches.

What is the narrowest a walk in pantry can be?

4.5′ x 6′: Use All the Storage Space You Have You need a minimum of 36” of walking space for a single person to fit into a pantry, and many long, narrow pantries provide little more than the bare minimum of space. Still, you can do a lot with even a small pantry.

How tall are kaboodle legs?


Width Height
Product 38mm 150mm
Package 450mm 270mm

How tall is a kitchen pantry?

Standard heights for pantry cabinets are 84, 90 and 96 inches tall. Small gaps remaining between the ceiling and the tops of the cabinets often are covered with decorative molding, while larger areas can be filled with a soffit or simply left open.

What is the depth of a pantry cabinet?

Standard pantry depths range from 12 to 27 inches.

How far apart should pantry shelves be?

Start with bottom shelves 16 to 18 inches deep and spaced about 18 to 24 inches apart, for bulky items; make shelves at eye level 12 to 14 inches deep and spaced 14 to 16 inches apart to fit cereal boxes and canisters. Shelves for spices and cans may need no more than 6 inches front to back.

What is the narrowest a walk-in pantry can be?