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The Best-Ever Dishrack for drying dishes

 
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i saw this simple solution at an airbnb, one slotted shelf above the sink set back so not in your face, The drain hole right into the sink
 
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Hi,

I spent $100 a couple years ago (now it costs double) for this drying rack.  I use it above my sink, hanging on one side from shelving I put up, and on the other side, from a small piece of wood screwed to the wall.  

It is one of the best purchases I ever made.  

I, like the OP, use lots of big pots and a dish rack does not cut it...at all.  

I use this dish rack and a regular dish rack to the side of the sink.  See photos: https://impressionsofaholobiont.com/7355-2/  

here is the amazon link to the product i bought: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01CBF0VKU/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1.  

I do like the finnish dring cabinest and would def. like to try it in the future.  easy to make something like that, but hardest thing for me was finding a piece of metal with ridges around edge to catch the water if sink wasn't large enough and water would drip outside of it.  
 
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https://thedripdry.com/
 
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Kim,
I feel your pain. I usually load clean dishes in my cheesy plastic dishrack and put the pans upside down on stove top. Then turn on ceiling fan to dry them. We're off grid but fans don't use many amps.
Meantime I can do other things.

Kim Goodwin wrote:I'd like to hear/see ideas for the best dishrack ever.  I can't stand leaving dishes to dry in half of the sink - there's never enough room with the sort of thing we cook, and then you can't share?  Any great DIY ideas?


BUT....whoever had the idea of puting them in dishwasher to dry gave me an idea. I have a space for a dishwasher that never came. I decided I could do them by hand.
However, if I could find an old dishwasher, I could take out the bottom rack and mount it under the counter on drawer glides. It'd be perfect! I could put one of those mats under there that catch the water if your dishwasher should spring a leak. I could still keep my waste basket and step stool under there.

KL
 
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Kl Carpenter wrote:Kim,
I feel your pain. I usually load clean dishes in my cheesy plastic dishrack and put the pans upside down on stove top. Then turn on ceiling fan to dry them. We're off grid but fans don't use many amps.
Meantime I can do other things.

Kim Goodwin wrote:I'd like to hear/see ideas for the best dishrack ever.  I can't stand leaving dishes to dry in half of the sink - there's never enough room with the sort of thing we cook, and then you can't share?  Any great DIY ideas?


BUT....whoever had the idea of puting them in dishwasher to dry gave me an idea. I have a space for a dishwasher that never came. I decided I could do them by hand.
However, if I could find an old dishwasher, I could take out the bottom rack and mount it under the counter on drawer glides. It'd be perfect! I could put one of those mats under there that catch the water if your dishwasher should spring a leak. I could still keep my waste basket and step stool under there.

KL



I really like that idea.  Why not have drying drawers just like people have drying cabinets above?  Great idea.
 
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The item posted by Shari is excellent for people in wheelchairs or otherwise have difficulty reaching cabinets.   I have installed these racks in homes. I’d needed, a chain or rope can be attached to help pull them down.
 
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I don't like clicking links since I have an old desktop computer so I like to see pictures.

Shari's DripDry Drying rack so such a neat idea:


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