Designer Insights

Make Your Laundry Room Multifunctional

Laundry rooms aren’t just for washing, drying and folding clothes anymore. More and more people are making these rooms multifunctional and incorporating organizational ideas to make doing laundry quicker and easier. If you have extra space, you should utilize all of it. Here are some great tips on how you can do just that.

Organization

There are so many different ways to use the space in the laundry room. You can add drawers that can be used as built-­in ham­pers. They can help you keep your lights and darks organized while keeping the area neat and clean. That small change can make doing laundry easier and more convenient.

Make Life Easier

Raising your washer and dryer can make getting clothes in and out of the appliances easier on your back. If you like to hang dry some of your clothing, you can add bars to a small area of the room for that purpose. Adding a floor drain can make cleanup easy and can prevent major damage if your washer overflows or leaks.

Double Duty

If you’ve got space, you can add a full-­size refrigerator or even a mini one. The laundry room can double for your sewing room by setting up a sewing machine on a countertop and adding a chair. A pull­out ironing board in one of your drawers can save space and come in handy. You can even add a dog washing tub, so you can bathe your pets in the laundry room.

 

If you have extra space in your laundry room, take advantage of it. Think of creative ways to make use of that space to make it multifunctional for you and your family.