Additional shelving and storage is often an important aspect of making a home a convenient place to live, and many different types of shelving and storage are available. The style of shelving will likely be dictated by where you plan to place the shelving. For instance, a wooden bookshelf will probably not look right in a kitchen. However, chrome wire shelving offers a sturdy attractive look that does work well in kitchens, dining rooms and even garages. Like most shelves, chrome wire shelves have a wide range of uses. In kitchens they can be used to store canned foods and used for dry storage of flour, sugar and other cooking ingredients. The shelves are also often modular so that they can be reconfigured into different heights and widths to fit into particular areas. One of the advantages of this type of shelving is that it is relatively easy to hang additional hooks on the shelving for cooking tools and even baskets to hold additional items, making the shelving even more convenient. Chrome wire shelves can even be used in closets for extra clothing and shoe storage.