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How to Organize your Laundry Room to Speed Up Efficiency

Entry #1441, August 5, 2012

Aside from the kitchen, one of the busiest rooms at home is the laundry area. Whether it’s because of summer activities, back to school or any season, your laundry area is always at its peak and spending time in the laundry room seems to take longer than we’d like to admit. For this reason your laundry room should be organized and functional on a day-to-day basis. Thanks Martha Stewart for these handy ideas for your laundry room!

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Create a laundry room that is organized and easy to get around

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One of the common challenges of a laundry room is limited space. Whether you have a small space for your equipment, folding, and cleaning or you just don’t know how, here are tips that will help. Try these efficient and effective ideas in your laundry room, and let me know which ones were the most helpful!

Install dividers

You can utilize your walls by installing dividers to stack your clothes or laundry mats. But you have to plan how you place your dividers on your wall. Consider measuring out your room in advance and determine the spacing you need per the size folded clothing items you have. If you know you will have bulky items such as bedding, consider spacing dividers at larger intervals. Also consider using laundry organization systems that hang on the wall.

Install clothing bars for hanging items

This is so simple, neat and effective way to maximize the space you have in your laundry area. You can mount these bars at the bottom of your upper cabinets. Also known as drying bars, these useful bars are readily available in hardware stores at an affordable price. Home improvement stores have made it easy with do it yourself kits that making mounting drying bars easy and effective.

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Install hanging bars to maximize drying space

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Create a laundry wall that has everything in one place

This can be positioned at the corners or edges of your laundry room. You can have wire shelving installed at opposite ends for drying clothes. Feel free to insert a laundry mobile cabinet that you can insert in the given space. You can place your laundry materials in this area. It will also be great if it is located near your ironing board for better accessibility. Depending on the lifestyle of your family determine what is needed for easy reach. Closed door cabinets can store detergents, and cleaners, while open areas can store quick needed items without searching.

Instead of dreading doing the laundry, use these helpful tips to help you restore faith back into this tedious chore! Having a favorable laundry area means more efficient and effective laundry results, every time.

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