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5 Creative Laundry Room Ideas

yury, 07/13/2016

Nothing is a greater necessity like a washer and dryer in your home. Having the capacity to do laundry at home is an asset we all desire to have. Sadly, it appears that washer and dryers are not easy to put in small spaces. Well, at least that is the myth that we are about to debunk. There are so many improvements to the everyday home used washer and dryer, it is more than possible to place one just about anywhere. Developers are placing them in new apartment developments as an added luxury to the space. Here are five sneaky ways to hide a washer and dryer in your home so you can bask in the glory of easy access laundry.

HIDE IT

Today’s washers and dryers look sleek, modern, and sophisticated. They come in a variety of colors and a variety of styles. You no longer have to be stuck with a side by side model with the doors on the top, instead, you can get a side by side model with the doors in the front or you can buy a stackable to save space. These new models open up the possibilities for storing your machines incognito.

LAUNDRY IN THE KITCHEN

Your kitchen is probably one of the last places you would think to put your washing machine and dryer, however, if you have the space for a stackable, it could be the best place to have your cake and eat it too.

If space allows, you can build a cabinet to slide your stackable in for privacy, because who wants to see their washer in the kitchen. You can use pivot doors to hide the machines when they are not in use.

READING ANYONE?

If you have a space you just haven’t been able to find something to do with, try putting your washer and dryer there and hide it behind a set of bookcases on rollers. You can have a complete laundry room in your living room, dining room or any other unexpected room and no one would be the wiser.

NO MORE WASTED SPACE

The one space in a two story home everyone tries to fill and has the hardest time filling is the space underneath the stairs. There is no need for this to be a wasted space any longer. Place your washer and dryer under the staircase and have the space fitted for an overhead cabinet, hanging rod, and counter top. Your laundry can get done when you need it done and your staircase space not only has a purpose, but it is stylish too.

FIND A CURTAIN

If you have a place to put your machines, but the machines are unsightly, try putting up a curtain rod and hang curtains to hide your machines behind it. The best thing about this idea is you can add a pop of color and design to your room. You can use any type of fabric you want to enhance your living space.

BATHROOM SURPRISE

The bathroom is one of the busiest rooms in the house, but it is also the room that is only used for a few minutes at a time. So, why not place your washer and dryer in it. A simple cabinet to hide the two machines can be all it takes to add the convenience of doing laundry at home.

Every home should have a washer and dryer. It saves you time, money, and ensures you have clean, fresh clothes all the time. There are more than enough machine options out there for someone with the smallest space to incorporate a laundry space in their home. Now, you have a few ideas on how to make it happen and hide it at the same time.