Laundry rooms are typically used for more than just laundry. They are often used as a utility room, storage room, second pantry, and mudroom. As many Boston homeowners know, it can easily become cluttered and overrun by a barrage of detergents, bleach, and cleaning supplies, not to mention the piles of laundry. On the other hand, they can feel cold, uninviting, and antiseptic which makes the idea of doing laundry even less appealing. We want your laundry room to be organized and inviting, so we’ve come up with 5 easy ways to improve this area.
1. Have an area designated for cleaning supplies
Your laundry room can be used to smartly store home cleaning supplies like mops, brooms, and your vacuum. Tall cabinets keep them tucked away and off the floor. To save on floor space, hang them on the back of your laundry door.
2. Replace wire mesh shelves with custom wood shelving or cabinets from Closet & Storage Concepts
Most standard laundry rooms come with white wire mesh shelves that can make your space feel cold. These shelves also can make your laundry room look messy as every detergent and cleaning item is readily exposed. Having custom shelves or cabinets installed overhead or next to your washer/dryer unit is a great way to add storage space to your home. This will make your laundry room less messy and make it a more organized multi-purpose space.
3. Decide between stackable and side-by-side machine arrangement
Choosing between stackable or side-by-side machines is important when configuring your laundry room. Stackable washer/dryer units are an increasingly popular option among homeowners as it opens up the laundry room for more storage or counter space.
4. Update the wall color
Changing your wall color is a relatively easy way to improve your laundry room and will also make it a more inviting place. Bright colors like light blue, green, and yellow will increase the vibrancy of your laundry room.
5. New lighting
Updating your lighting fixtures in your laundry room is a simple solution that will literally brighten up your space. From retro hanging Edison bulbs to pendant lights, new lighting will add a touch of elegance to your laundry room.
Are you interested in updating your laundry room? Our friendly experts at Closet & Storage Concepts Boston are here to help! Call us today for a complimentary consultation. Trusted by your neighbors in the Metrowest area including Franklin, Medfield, and Hopkinton!
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