I've lived in rental apartments my entire adult life, and have experienced my share of less-than-ideal kitchens. There was the kitchen with no counter space and a refrigerator in the living room; another basement kitchen with a dishwasher (yay!) but no natural light; and then there was the kitchen with nice appliances but the crummiest, dirtiest floor tile ever.
Rental kitchen challenges range from minor annoyances to serious, hair-pulling frustrations. But before you go and break your lease, consider this: the 10 most frustrating things about rental kitchens all have solutions. And none of them require blowing your security deposit.