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Simple Ways to Organize your Laundry Room

Categories: Auburn AL, Design Tips, Design Trends, DIY Tips & Tricks, Montgomery AL | Posted: October 3, 2011 | Comments Off on Simple Ways to Organize your Laundry Room

As we all know, washing machines are notorious for eating spare socks and gloves. Where did the matching one go? Do they go to an alternate lonely universe of lint? Who can really say. However, having a sock that doesn’t have a brother anymore can make your mornings a mess. Go through your clothes and remove all of your worn or mismatched clothes. If you prefer, you can even cut them up and turn them into rags to use for housecleaning later.

If your laundry room has the space, adding cabinets or countertops can help optimize your space. Having your home builder in Opelika, AL install shelving can maximize your wall space for functional use. Even if your wall studs can’t support wood shelving, installing wire wall racks to store your detergents, dryer sheets, or fabric softener can help save precious space and keep things organized. You can even keep all of your cleaning supplies, like dusters, spray bottles, and in the same place.

White and color hampers can help you and your family separate colors during the week so laundry can be done whenever you accumulate a full load in either basket to keep your chores running as efficiently as possible. Using a hanger on your laundry room door can help you separate delicates or dry cleaning clothes from your usual laundry so it’s harder for you and other family members to accidentally ruin or shrink clothes. If your home builder in Opelika, AL is clever, they might already have some amenities like counter space for laundry folding, or shelving already in place.

Pets and children are seemingly magnetic to messes, especially after playing outside. Placing a pegboard can help you keep jackets off the floor and keep leashes in one place, and at the end of the day, you can throw them in the wash when they get too filthy. Have your home builder in Opelika, AL install a cubby or basket for shoes or rain boots, which can also help keep things organized daily.

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