Laundry rooms aren’t usually big or spacious. In most homes, they simply occupy enough space to do the task. There’s not much attention given to it, hence, it’s not surprising that it’s often disorganized, dank, or dark.
Laundry rooms are not just for washers and dryers anymore. A laundry room is a great place to store your cleaning supplies and other odds and ends when you are short on storage space.
It is also a great place to hide clutter from the rest of the house. Laundry room storage is a perfect place to store extra linens and household items.
Not only will you have your own place to put things out of the way, but you will also have a central location to put them back when you’re done. Laundry rooms are usually really small and have limited floor space, but you can still make the most of it.
Your laundry room need not be one if you know of ways to organize yours at home. And clever laundry room storage ideas can spell the difference between a laundry room that you loathe or one that you like!
Now, we all know that ready-to-use storage systems can be expensive but not these DIY storage solutions! It can range from cheap to space-saving and efficient solutions.
You can hang your laundry baskets on the wall to save space, or set up a drying rack on one wall with a hanging rack overhead. You could also put shelves within the doors.
Check our gallery for more of these simple and efficient laundry room storage ideas that can work just as well as ready-to-use storage solutions.
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Here are some clever laundry room storage ideas you can build.
DIY Laundry Basket Dresser
Buying a new dresser to store your clothes is one of the most expensive furniture purchases that people make especially, just for your laundry room.
These days, people are looking for more bang for their buck so they are turning to creative solutions. Laundry baskets are an inexpensive product that can be used as dressers.
You can find laundry baskets just about anywhere including discount stores and department stores.
Stacking laundry baskets in your laundry room cabinet will serve as a great dresser.
Wall-Mounted Drying Rack
When you don’t have the space for a traditional clothes dryer, a wall-mounted drying rack is a great alternative. Wall-mounted drying racks are easy to install, can be used in a variety of locations around your home, and are a space-saving alternative to a clothes dryer.
As opposed to using a standard towel rack, a hanging drying rack offers you a lot more space for your clothing. This will be a good addition as a laundry room storage.
In-Between Washers Shelves
In-between washers shelves is a solution that’s seriously underrated. I’m talking about the space between the washer and the wall. Most of us don’t use this space and think that it’s not even useful, but it can be an ingenious storage idea.
Upcycled Hanging Rack
The upcycled hanging rack is a functional addition to your laundry room. You can hang shirts, pants, towels, and other laundry supplies on this rack.
Plus, it is wall-mounted so that you can save on floor space. It is easy to install and also easy to maintain.
PVC Laundry Sorter
Perhaps the biggest issue with a laundry room is that it can become messy and disorganized quickly. We don’t like to leave dirty clothes just sitting around, but we don’t want clean clothes to be scattered around either.
The key is to organize your laundry room and keep it organized by adding an easy-to-make DIY PVC clothes sorter. The sorter is made from a series of PVC pipes and PVC couplings. The design can be easily modified to fit your specific needs.
Creating additional storage right in front of your cabinet doors where you can store your cleaning tools and laundry materials is a big ‘Yay!’ to organize your laundry rooms.
Ironing Board Hooks
You can save a lot of space if you store your flat irons in a DIY Ironing Board Hooks at the back of the door, or even at the side of your laundry room cabinet.
Lost Socks Idea
You will love this use of an ordinary household object to make a device for hanging socks and keeping them together by their clips. They’re a great way to keep socks organized.