$439 Laundry Room
Clean up your laundry room
If your laundry piles are high and your laundry room's function is low, clever solutions to increase the space's storage and utility help you get that laundry where it belongs -- back in the closet!
Store more with new shelves
Laundry essentials are in reach on this shelf kit ($18.97) installed on a once-bare wall. The rod connected to the bottom shelf provides the perfect place for delicates to dry.
Super Slide Shelf Kit with bar: ClosetMaid; closetmaid.com
Create a soaking zone
Soaking stained clothes in the kitchen eats up valuable sink space and puts clothes at risk of picking up additional stains. But a sink ($71.73) and a faucet ($104) in the laundry room provide a safe spot to treat soiled clothes.
Renzo single-handle faucet with pullout spout: Moen; moen.com
Swanstone white single, self rimming drop-in laundry tub: Home Depot; homedepot.com
Add a pullout ironing board
When is time short and the wrinkles are aplenty, lugging the ironing board out of the closet becomes a time-eating hassle. A pullout ironing board kit (starting at $225) installed at an ergonomic height rests below the countertop when not in use. When not in use, a drawer front disguises the enclosure.