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Meka Nevaneedtohate

I'm a fan of open shelving instead of wall cabinets but after reading this article, I think I would rather have no upper cabinets at all. Clean and minimal design is what I have planned for my next home.

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Jennifer Harroun

I would have thought open shelving would be easier since you can just take the stuff off the shelf and clean the shelf. A lot easier and more fully clean than cabinets. ???

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cookic

I've had open shelves for 10-12 years with no problem. For me, a short person, I had them hung lower that what a cabinet would be, so can actually reach and use the second shelf! I have the everyday things on the first 2 shelves and usually dust the shelving when most of the dishes are in the dishwasher. To each their own, but I enjoy mine every day.

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