Best Pot Racks

Top 10 Rated Pot Racks 2014

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When it comes to pot racks, be they ceiling-mounted or wall-mounted, you want sturdiness, durability, and enough space to hold lots of pots, pans, and kitchen utensils. Some of the main factors we considered while compiling our top 10 list included:

1. Ease of assembly and installation
2. Style and attractiveness of design
3. Sturdiness of construction and materials
4. Number of hooks
5. Grid for extra storage space
6. Whether it needs to be mounted in wall studs or ceiling josts
7. Quality of screws, chains, and anchors included
8. Adjustable height

Whichever style you choose, a pot rack is a convenient feature for any kitchen, clearing the clutter from your cabinets and counters and organizing pots and pans in an accessible manner.

Enclume DR4  9/10

12 pot hooks
Grid
2 6-inch chains
Hammered steel
40 pounds
29″ x 14″ x 22″

For a classic, old-fashioned look in your kitchen, the Enclume oval pot rack is an excellent choice. Its sturdy steel is hammered into shape and given a …
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16 2.5-inch pot hooks
Grid
20 inches in diameter
Heavy-gauge steel with satin nickel finish
28 pounds
21″ x 18.5″

A satin nickel finish gives this Old Dutch dome pot rack a sophisticated, shiny look. Its 16 pot hooks are more than enough to get your kitchen in tidy order….
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12 pot hooks: 8 large, 4 small
Grid
4 pounds
11″ x 31″ x15″

With its swirling wrought-iron patterns, this Furniture Creations hanging pot rack will adds some class and elegance to the kitchen while keeping …..
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Old Dutch 104GU  8.5/10

12 pot hooks
Grid
Graphite with plated metal finish
22 pounds
36″ x 8.5″ x12″

A sturdy wall-mounted pot rack in graphite, this Old Dutch model comes with a grid and 12 pot hooks. It’s a heavy rack, so you’ll need to attach …
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Old Dutch 105PW  8.5/10

16 pot hooks
Grid
Pewter
17 pounds
36″ x 17.75″ x 3.75″

This Old Dutch rectangular pot rack has an elegant style and patterns of antique pewter. Its delicate look belies its sturdiness and durability. …
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Innova 12021  8/10

12 pot hooks
Heavy-gauge chrome grid
Wrought-iron
11 pounds
17″ x 33″ x 1.5″

An attractive, sturdy oval pot rack in wrought-iron, this Innova Classicor model is remarkably low-priced at $37.69. It comes with the hanging hardware …
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8 pot hooks
Toggle anchors
Hammered steel finish
3 pounds
22″ x 4″ 5″

For the small kitchen, this Enclume Rack It Up utensil bar pot rack is a convenient solution to giving you more counter and cabinet space. The lightweight rack…
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Enclume DR14  8/10

6 pot hooks
Grid
Includes mounting hardware
Hammered steel
11 pounds
18″ x 16″

Enclume pot racks are well-known for their sturdy construction and classic style, and this cottage round pot rack in hammered steel is no exception….
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Enclume MPB-06  7.5/10

8 pot hooks
Wall-mounted with toggle anchors
Hammered steel finish
9 pounds
24″ x 16″ x 10″

A steel wall-mounted pot rack that doubles as a sturdy bookshelf, this Enclume model can be installed anywhere with its toggle anchors—you don’t have…
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8 pot hooks
2 shelves
Wrought-iron steel
8.8 pounds
24.7″ x 2.5″ x 12.7″

A 2-shelf pot rack with a red powder finish, this Range Kleen wall-mounted rack is perfectly suited to small kitchens. It maximizes…
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Pot Racks Buying Guide

The Benefits of the Pot Rack

Whether you’re hoping to organize your kitchen, clearing out the clutter from your cabinets, or you’re a fanatic cook, then you should consider a pot rack. Pot racks have long been a convenient kitchen accessory that gives you more space in your work area and yet keeps your cooking tools within easy reach.

Convenient access

Do you wish all your pots, pans, and utensils were in plain view and easy fingertip reach? It’s a hassle having to dig through drawers for that one ladle or pull out all your stacked pots to find the medium sized one you need. A pot rack provides quick and simple organization. Because you can see all of your tools, it’s easy to grab the one you need right away.

Saving space

We’ve all experienced the joy of opening up the cabinet and having a bunch of haphazardly stacked pots tumble out on the floor. Your kids have probably discovered the fun game of pulling them out, too. If you have limited cabinet space, then a pot rack can be a lifesaver. It also helps clear the counter and drawers of your most-used utensils. You’ll appreciate having a clean, tidy workspace without sacrificing easy access to your favorite tools.

Visual appeal and design

Because they’re displayed so prominently in the kitchen, pot racks come in a wide variety of styles, materials, and designs. An attractive pot rack can be as elegant as it is functional, in such materials as wrought iron, wood, distressed steel, nickel, or pewter. An added benefit: If you’re a devoted chef and proud of your collection of fancy cookware, then you’ll love showing them off to visitors. A pot rack can add class, style, and hominess to any kitchen.

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