The kitchen takes an important position in your house and its hygiene is of great concern. Why? Because a lot of daily activities ranging from cooking to washing dishes take place in the kitchen each day. Not paying attention to kitchen hygiene can lead to health problems for your family and yourself. People usually pay attention to the timely cleaning of kitchen waste and kitchen utensils while ignoring the bacteria growing on dish rags. To solve this, you will need to install dish rag holder for kitchen sink. Here, various kitchen cloth holders will be shown for you.
Why Do You Need Dish Rag Holders For Kitchen Sink?
Get Rid Of Kitchen Odors
Although you clean the kitchen regularly, you sometimes find that there is a haunting odor in it. What caused such a problem is often the neglected sponges or dish rags. Every time you use them after washing dishes, you need to dry them rather than leave them piling by the sink. Otherwise, the grease and food debris trapped in them will go bad and the smell will come out. And this bad smell can permeate your whole kitchen leading to a bad kitchen experience. So, you will need a holder to help dry your sponge or dish rag.
Inhibit bacterial growth
Not cleaning the sponge or kitchen cloth in time can cause another issue, that is, bacterial growth. It is known to all that bacteria like the damp environment. Therefore, make sure you dry your sponge or dish rag after use. If you’re not serious to do so, your dish rag or sponge can become even worse than a petri dish. To reduce the risk, you’ll need a rack to help dry your dishcloth or sponge.
Where To Hang A Dish Cloth?
Knowing the importance of drying kitchen cloth and sponges in time, you may wonder where to hang them. Here are some great places you can hang your dish rags.
- Hang the dish rag over the handles of the appliances, such as the oven, microwave, dishwasher, etc. And then you can keep the kitchen within reach.
- Install the dish rag holder for the kitchen sink wherever you want. The holder comes in various types that can be including a hook or a bar. You can assemble a holder on the back wall of the sink or under the cabinet above the sink.
- For the sponge, maybe you will need a special holder to hang it. It can be a free-standing rack sitting on your countertop. Also, some will come with adhesive to stick on your sink edges.
5 Perfect Dish Rag Holders
Because you will use the dish rag holder near the sink which is always damp, you should choose the stainless steel one. The corrosion-resistant material can make sure its long-term use.
YIGII Sponge Holder
If you only use a sponge to wash dishes, this holder will be perfect work for you. YIGII sponge holder, which is made of stainless steel, is designed for holding sponges. It comes in a compact size to stick on the kitchen sink edges. You just need to make sure that the sink edge is dry and grease-free and then you can install it easily. Its metallic exterior will also go well with your metal sink.
YIGII Kitchen Towel Bar
If you prefer to use a dish rag in the kitchen, you can have a towel holder near the sink. Whether you install the YIGII kitchen towel bar under the cabinet or on the side of the kitchen counter, it can help you dry your rag well. And there are various types for your choice. If you have two rags, you can choose the bar that is longer. Then you can hang your rags in the same place. Besides, the towel bar is self-adhesive so that you don’t need to drill holes for installation.
Free-standing Sink Caddy
There is a sink caddy for those who use both sponges and rags for dish and countertop cleaning. You can hang both rags and sponges on it. This caddy generally comes with a drain tray on the bottom and you should clean it regularly. Also, you should note that this rack will take up a certain space on the countertop.
YIGII Drawer Holder
If there is a drawer without a handle under your kitchen sink, here is the best choice — YIGII drawer holder. You won’t need to damage your sink counter when assembling. What you should do is measure the thickness of your drawer or cabinet door. If it is 2 cm thick, the holder can fit. Moreover, this drawer holder can serve as a handle.
Over-Sink Drying Rack
If your kitchen sink is a big size, you can choose this over-sink drying rack. Since it hangs over your sink, it will cut down the available using space of your sink. Yet this rack comes with a large capacity for all of your kitchen cleaning tools.