S. Bayly KitchenTraditional Laundry Room, Louisville

Construction by Deep Creek Builders.
Photography by Andrew Hyslop.

Elegant utility room photo in Louisville with a stacked washer/dryer —  Houzz
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Cathi Ben-Yossef wrote:Aug 11, 2014
  • Sarabeth Reingold

    Emily, love the niche! Do you have any guidelines regarding the dimensions?

    Thank you, wonderful work.

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    Thank you! I usually refer to the manufacturer's spec sheet on the appliances for minimum clearances required.

Barb Jeffrey wrote:Jan 14, 2014
  • Liz
    What are the dimensions of this room?
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    This room is 5'-1" wide, please see previous comment in this thread. Thanks! Emily
7nancy wrote:Mar 5, 2014
Joshua Ewing wrote:Feb 10, 2016
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    If affixed, where did you find it?
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    The shower curtain rod is affixed to the walls, and it is actually made from a closet rod that came from Lowe's. Thanks, Emily

lucas and company wrote:Jan 19, 2018
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    I believe this washer and dryer are GE. Thanks, Emily

Ketti Frith wrote:Feb 28, 2017
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    The washer and dryer are on a raised wood platform, but there is no drain or tray underneath them. Thanks, Emily

Debbie Georgiou wrote:Sep 19, 2016
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    This shower is 32" wide by 34" deep. Thanks, Emily

Deborah Strzeszkowski wrote:Jun 5, 2016
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    I'm sorry I am not aware of a narrow shower with a walk-in soaking tub...

lylepamandgary wrote:May 10, 2016
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    The total width of this room is 5'-0" clear. Thanks, Emily

Ashley G wrote:Feb 20, 2016
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    This shower is 32"x32". I am not sure of the size of the shower curtain, but it seems like it would be pretty easy to cut down a standard sized shower curtain to fit. Thanks, Emily

treecloud wrote:Jul 15, 2015
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    Yes, there is also a toilet and a sink in the room. Thanks, Emily

Isabella Crowell wrote:Dec 27, 2014
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    I don't believe that the water temperature of either is affected by their proximity.
kellidawn3 wrote:Feb 17, 2014
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    There is an exhaust fan (not visible in this photo) that removes the shower steam, as all bathrooms should have. As long as the dryer is also properly ventilated then there is no reason they should cause each other any problems.
bean0709 wrote:Feb 2, 2014
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    It is the original wood subfloor from the 1920s home, found under layers of linoleum and refinished.
rippowam wrote:Jan 6, 2014
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    The compact washer and dryer are by GE. The washer dimensions are 23-1/2"W x 26-5/8"D x 33-3/8"H.
acmeyers wrote:Dec 22, 2013
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    The homeowners provided this but I believe it is the NORBO table from Ikea.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Annie Thornton added this to What Lies Beneath That Old Linoleum Kitchen Floor?Aug 23, 2017

Next steps. First, determine whether you have a wood-plank subfloor. This is something a handy homeowner can do, or your contractor should be able to determine this for you. “Whoever is involved in the project is going to need to do some discovery,” Habel says. Set realistic expectations and have a plan B. “I wouldn’t let it drive the design from the beginning until you know what the condition of the underlying floor is,” Paprocki says. “Depending on the project, it can be a very nice option that saves money and has some character.” Just make sure that you have contingency money, Bellsmith adds. Not until you see everything exposed will you truly know if it is a realistic option and how much finishing the floor will cost.If you are able to complete this project, you’ll be left with a one-of-a-kind floor that celebrates your home’s history and should last for years to come.Related GuidesHow to Clean Your Hardwood FloorsSee more flooring guides on HouzzMore Resources on HouzzBrowse wood flooring materialsFind a general contractor near you

Becky Harris added this to Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Vacation RentalJul 6, 2016

Replace a gnarly shower curtain. A simple clear liner from the hardware store will keep you from flinching every time the curtain touches you and will make the room feel bigger. After your stay, you can take it home to replace an old liner or to use as a drop cloth.

Mitchell Parker added this to Where to Put the Laundry RoomDec 18, 2014

Multiple UnitsFor many busy families, having two laundry rooms makes sense. Padvaiskas sees many clients with large families keep small laundry machines near or in the kitchen for small loads and have a larger laundry room upstairs near the bedrooms or in the basement. “A lot of people wouldn’t think of it, but adding a second unit can actually be quite practical,” the designer says. That’s what the homeowners did with the powder bathroom shown here. These stackable units off the kitchen are used to keep on top of small loads, while larger units in the basement can tackle larger pieces like blankets and sheets. See more of this laundry room

Mitchell Parker added this to Better Circulation for a Family Kitchen and BathroomDec 3, 2014

AFTER: Fisher completely redesigned the space. Since they were gutting the rooms, moving the plumbing around wasn’t a problem. To keep the two windows, Fisher put the tall, vertical pieces — the shower and stacked appliances — on the short interior wall, replacing the broom closet. Then she moved the doorway over a few feet and even had to get crafty with the structure too. Inside the wall behind the shower and appliances, she turned the studs sideways to create a flat-frame construction to fit everything in. There were “some gymnastics that had to happen,” she says. A fold-up table from Ikea attached to the wall on the right creates a folding station when needed. Washer, dryer: GE; shower: Sterling

What Houzzers are commenting on:

Pamela Orange added this to My Home RemodelAug 25, 2019

This would be great in our basement

Anna Barker added this to 23 PrestonAug 11, 2019

would it work if the washer and dryer were actually in the bathroom?

HU-469462781 added this to My ideasAug 10, 2019

Maybe outfit to multipurpose shower/doggie bath?

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