Launder in Style
Laundry rooms are meant to be hard-working spaces, but that doesn't mean they can't be fun, too. Incorporate clever storage and workspaces along with color, pattern, and functional, good-looking accessories for the ultimate space.
In this laundry room, the washer and dryer are separated by a central countertop, which can be used for folding and treating stains. A rolling laundry cart is ideal for moving clothes from the washer to the dryer. Additional rolling bins beneath the counter can be used for sorting.
Organize by Task
Shelves above the work counter keep tools at the ready. Store laundry products by type and label bins and baskets. Keep one container for stain treatment tools, another for washing products, and a separate basket for general cleaning products.
Download these labels for your laundry room! Print the labels on adhesive-backed paper and cut out. Use magnetic paper approved for your printer to make labels to stick to metal bins.
Have a designated dish for pocket finds, as well as a trash receptacle for tossing lint and dryer sheets near the dryer. This trash can is actually an ice bucket, which looks smart and sports a lid.
Ready to Dry
Use a napkin holder to house your dryer sheets. The holder keeps the box upright and dryer sheets pull right out the top of the box.
Treating stains is a part of laundry. Keep a stain kit handy with all the tools and treatments you'll need. Include spray bottles, sponges, rags, stain brushes, and the necessary stain treaters, such as stain sticks and sprays.
Download our free stain chart.
Solve more stains with the Stain Fixes tool.
In addition to a container for pocket finds, keep a separate jar for change, which will make it easy to take to the bank and cash in when the jar is full.
Use labels to provide friendly reminders on laundry steps. Empty powdered detergents, pretreatments, and pods into separate, uniform containers for a stylish look.
Start your sock sorting with bins for each family member. Toss each person's socks into their bin as you pull them from the dryer. If kids are old enough, enlist their help in folding.
A drying rack is essential for line-drying clothes. This model is mounted to the wall and easily folds down when not in use, taking up very little space.
Have a little fun in your laundry room with clever art. Whimsical prints and metal laundry pins create a cute arrangement on this laundry room wall.
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