7 Laundry Room Ideas to Fold into Your Home

These laundry room ideas provide inspiration for the most dysfunctional functional room in the home.

One of the most functional rooms in the house can often be one of the most dysfunctional: the laundry room.  From clothes piled high, stale fabric softeners and leaky detergents galore, our laundry rooms can have some dirty secrets. Here are 7 laundry room ideas to help clean up your laundry act.

Consider Function FirstWe've heard of double ovens, but double laundry?  This is a phenomenal solution for a large family of hockey players.  This Miami Beach home is listed by Jill Hertzberg with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate.
We’ve heard of double ovens, but double laundry? This is a phenomenal solution for a large family of hockey players, or a household with plenty of guests. This Miami Beach home is listed by Jill Hertzberg with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate.
Clean Clothes, Clean Lines
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A laundry room with a skyline view? Yes, please! But, how about a plethora of storage, clean lines and sleek modern design? This Chicago, IL home is listed by Chezi Rafaeli with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

Here’s a Bright Idea: Natural Light

Natural light can make a big difference in a laundry room.  We love the square window in the laundry room of this St. Helena, California home.

Natural light can make a big difference in a laundry room. We love the square window in the laundry room of this St. Helena, California home.

Storage: More is More 

This Laguna Beach, CA home's laundry room shows that black is always in.

This Laguna Beach, CA home‘s laundry room shows that ample storage and bright natural light can help laundry not feel like a chore.

Consider a Calming Color Palette

Natural wood and soft wall colors make the laundry space in this Redington Beach, FL brings the beach to a home...without the sand, of course.

Natural wood and a soft sandy color palette make the laundry space in this Redington Beach, FL home a tranquil place…without the sand, of course.

Create a Folding Station

We love the idea of adding a folding station to your laundry room like the one in this Blaine, WA home.

We love the idea of adding a folding station to your laundry room like the one in this Blaine, WA home.

Pack a Big Punch with Little Touches

Adding wall art, or a pretty catch-all basket can bring your laundry room to life, like in this California home.

Adding wall art, or a pretty catch-all basket can bring your laundry room to life, like in this California home.

 

Victoria Keichinger is the Director, Brand Marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. When she's not managing national media and advertising for the Coldwell Banker brand at work, she finds herself most at home in Jersey City, NJ with her pre-school crush turned spouse (and baby on the way). A true francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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