Now that the crew is home for summer, create a memory point with your homebuyer! Make the laundry room a fun and functional space. Between the sorting, washing, drying, and folding, laundry can sometimes feel like a never-ending task—so sprucing up this chore room isn’t at the top of the to-do list for most of us. Say goodbye to your drab, dreary laundry room of yesterday and hello to a fresh and charming new sanctuary to help sell one of the most important overlooked rooms in the home with these six helpful tricks.
Take a cue from your kitchen and tile the wall behind your washer and dryer in a texture, color, or pattern that you love. A backsplash will protect the wall from errant drops of detergent or bleach while bringing the room to life with unexpected color and texture.
In a narrow laundry room, stacking the washing machine and dryer creates more room for a counter and small sink. (Photo source – Pinterest)
The laundry room is the perfect spot to play with color. (Photo source – Pinterest)
A u-shaped counter creates an efficient work triangle in a small laundry room while still allowing for plenty of storage and counter space.
Putting the fun in functional
Functional details, like pull-out drying racks, dog wash stations, and whimsical details like clothespin-shaped drawer knobs, all have a place in a fun and functional laundry room. Another handy idea worth considering is using pull-out cabinets with laundry baskets.
Incorporating the laundry room into the master suite is a growing trend. It’s pretty brilliant and definitely saves time and footsteps. Why haul dirty laundry across the house only to have to traipse back when it’s clean again? Take your laundry room to the next level, and make the day-to-day chore, fun again! Looking for more ideas? Please call us for a consultation!