Cape Cod in Del MarTraditional Laundry Room, San Diego
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If you go with top loaders and want folding space, you’ll need to figure out where you can install counters elsewhere in the room.As for boldly colored appliances, make sure you’re absolutely in love with the hue and that you’ll be able to coordinate it with the rest of your decor. Bright-colored, hulking appliances may not be the thing you want to draw attention to. Designer Ryan Williams of Artisan Design Studio advises against colored appliances, in fact. “Neutral colors that sort of recede allow more eye-catching decor to draw the eye,” she says.
1. Don’t run your dryer while you’re asleep or away. Laundry needs often increase in winter as people wear multiple and heavier layers of clothing to protect against inclement weather. With more loads to run, homeowners might be inclined to run a cycle while doing a quick errand or opt for late-night drying. However, steer clear of using the dryer when you are asleep or out of the house. It’s important to be home and alert in case a fire sparks so you can react in a timely manner and avoid excessive damage.
12. A row of tiny shirts hangs from a rod installed in the cabinetry here. This built-in feature provides hanging space without taking up floor space or eliminating cabinets. The designer included a small row of cabinets above the rod and then tucked more throughout the room. See more of this home | Cabinets 101: How to Get the Storage You Want