Laundry rooms are notorious for being cramped. If you need new inspiration for making over your laundry room, these laundry room ideas will help you save precious space and time.
These small laundry room ideas make the most of what little space you have in your laundry or utility room. Discover ingenious storage ideas for organizing your detergent, dryer sheets, and other laundry room essentials. With your small space better organized, you might actually be able to fold clothes in your laundry room.
In Kevin Sharkey’s laundry room, he wanted everything necessary to clean and care for his clothing in one place. He put together kits for minor sewing repairs, stain removal, shoe care, and clothing storage, and set them within easy reach on the lowest shelf. A catchall holds loose change, popped buttons, or whatever else is in his pockets.
He decants powder detergent; a glass container makes it easier to see when you’re running low than a cardboard box does. If your space is more like a “laundry closet” or “laundry corner,” take note. These ideas will help you maximize your space to make it more streamlined and efficient.
This project will save you hours of ironing and organizing. Now you can hang up your shirts and jackets as soon as they’re out of the dryer – no more wrinkled shirts at the bottom of the basket. You’ll also gain an out-of-the-way upper shelf to store all sorts of odds and ends.
Just go to your home center and get standard closet rod brackets, a closet rod and a precut 12-in.-deep melamine shelf. Also pick up some drywall anchors, or if you have concrete, some plastic anchors and a corresponding masonry bit. Fasten shelves to the wall and add the closet rod for instant laundry room storage.