Laundry Rooms 40 Stories

Laundry rooms these days are migrating upstairs from basements, where they've traditionally...
Laundry rooms these days are migrating upstairs from basements, where they've traditionally sat in most homes. Sometimes these rooms are little more than two appliances and a slop sink in an unfinished space. While this is a step up from rubbing the clothes...
See an Amazing $400 Laundry Room Remodel for a Family of 8
Ronda Batchelor and her husband, Les, have six kids. Yes, you read that right. The children are ages 20, 18, 16, 13 (twin girls) and 10. Needless to say, when it comes time to do laundry for the family of eight, Ronda spends a solid day or two doing...
A Kitchen Laundry Cabinet Full of Surprises
Not having a washer and dryer in his 500-square-foot Montreal loft was a big problem for designer Sébastien Millette. So when he set out to redesign the place, he was determined...
8 Laundry Room Ideas to Watch For This Year
The laundry room is one of those spaces that, if you’re lucky enough to have one, is always in use. If you have a large family, your laundry machines are likely running every day — sometimes even every night. With so much time being spent in these...
Room of the Day: The Laundry Room No One Wants to Leave
“This homeowner didn’t want her laundry room to be a place where she just threw the wash in the machine and left,” says project manager Brandon Linsday. Instead, she wanted it to be a welcoming place where she’d want to stay and get things done....
A Laundry Makes Room for a Diva Cat
This laundry room is done shades of understated grays and tans and topped by an elegant chandelier. Its functional features include a granite surface for folding clothes and an ironing board that folds out from the wall. But make no mistake, a cat lives...
Where to Put the Laundry Room
Unlike the typical 10-foot by 10-foot kitchen or the 5-foot by 8-foot bathroom, laundry rooms have no standard size. That’s why many laundry rooms end up in awkward places or banished to a dark and dingy basement. “They become afterthoughts,” says...
Room of the Day: Laundry Room Goes to the Dogs
Ken Perrin, owner of Artistic Renovations of Ohio, says he’s being asked more often to make accommodations for the furriest members of the family. “We aren’t...
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Wonderfully Efficient Laundry Room
Between the sorting, scrubbing, soaking, drying, folding and hanging, the laundry room or laundry area is a major workhorse space in any home. With all the activity, homeowners and designers have had to come up with clever ways to add method to the madness....
Laundry Room Redo Adds Function, Looks and Storage
Chris Perkin thought his partner, Nathalie Kohler, was taking too long to decide how they were going to remodel their dark, dingy and storageless laundry room. So to kick things into gear, he demolished the laundry room one weekend while Kohler...
10 Smart Ideas for Your Laundry Room Remodel
While kitchens command prime real estate and design attention in a home, the laundry room, if you’re lucky to have one, is often carved out of awkward, leftover room. Most laundry rooms seem like large closets just for a washer and dryer and rarely...
Key Measurements for a Dream Laundry Room
Laundry rooms rule. If you have the luxury of space, laundry rooms can be more than places to clean clothes; they can be welcoming, accessible places for more activities, such as caring for pets, sewing, doing DIY projects, wrapping packages, starting...
7-Day Plan: Get a Spotless, Beautifully Organized Laundry Room
Laundry is a chore you likely have to tackle often — and when the laundry room is cluttered and grungy, that task can quickly become something to dread. Whether your washer and dryer are...
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Laundry Room Touches Anyone Can Do
Nowhere is the difference between high-end new construction/remodeling and existing homes more clear than in laundry rooms. These once simply utilitarian spaces have become large, decorated rooms that incorporate drying racks, clothing sorters, built-in...
Room of the Day: A Laundry So Cheery, Wash Day Is Wonderful
Who designs an entire house around a laundry room? Michael Imber, that’s who. When the San Antonio, Texas, architect was hired to design Southern...
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