Laundry gets a bad rap. It might not be the best job in the household, but it’s hard to find a more pleasant thing than fresh clothing, towels and bed linens. Is your laundry room up to snuff for such an important task? Or are your washer and dryer relegated to the saddest room in your home? Here …
Like dishes, laundry seems to be never ending! If you want a functional laundry room, it needs to be organized so that doing laundry feels less of a chore.
Think about your personal laundry process. Do you collect dirty clothes here? Iron (only for quilting) and fold clothes here. What changes can you make so you're taking fewer steps to get the laundry done?
Now do the same for your mud room, so every family member knows where to store and find their stuff ... to make mornings stress free.
All Laundry & Mud Rooms Articles
- 10 Tips for Organizing Your Laundry Room
- Laundry Room Storage: Shelves, Cabinets or Drawers?
- Time for a Makeover? Mudroom Organization Ideas
- Laundry Room & Who Folds the Laundry?
- 4 Laundry Room Ideas You Won’t Want to Hide
- Family Mudrooms Great for Family Communications
- Mudroom Recipe for Getting Organized
- Mudroom Magic for Everyone
- Clothes Dryer Problems You Might Have
There’s something to be said for a more traditional approach to laundry room storage, with cabinets on the wall above the machines. Builders only give you one row of the cheap wire shelving so adding cabinets is an upgrade. We share more laundry room storage ideas, some less expensive to fit your …
One of our best home improvement tips is creating a mudroom in your home. Even a small house with very little space might have a spot near the front or back door for a bench and a couple of hooks. With more space, a mudroom can be as elaborate as your imagination. The real value is with good mudroom …
Doing laundry today is easy with washing machines and dryers doing most of the work, that was once done manually. Today's challenges are no longer about where the laundry room is, but rather who has responsibility for doing the laundry. Who collects dirty laundry and takes it to the laundry …
The laundry room might be the last place you’d think about decorating, but the trend now is to take this utilitarian space and turn it into something beautiful. You don’t need an expensive front-load laundry set, either as we'll show you with these laundry room ideas. If your washer and dryer leave …
Family mudrooms got their name from rooms that were used to leave the mud at the door, and reduce cleaning chores. That was many years ago when many people lived and worked on farms, and you could track in a lot of mud at the end of the day. In reality the mudroom wasn't really a room initially. It …