Shelving units in remodeled kitchen
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Best Practices for Open Shelving

Anything stored on exposed shelves will collect dust, so consider them only for:

Everyday objects, like coffee cups and cereal bowls, that you wash frequently
Cookbooks, which don’t show dust and are generally stored in the open anyway
Oversize items, like soup tureens and serving platters, if you don’t mind giving them a quick rinse
Wine racks, since bottles won’t fit behind the doors on wall cabinets
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