8 Low-Cost Upgrades for a Hassle-Free Laundry Room

It’s OK if your laundry room isn’t your favorite room in the house—it’s a chore room. It’s got less appeal than, say, that comfortable family room with its couch and television and midday naps. But with a few shockingly simple organizational fixes, you can take the hassle out of laundry and add a little joy to this forgotten corner of your house.

Ironing and Sorter Combo Laundry Center

Laundry Sorter

You can already hear your houseguests' reaction to this ultimate laundry room space-saver: “Sharon, are you ironing on top of your hamper?! You are so wild!” Available on Amazon; $61.10

Related:  10 Laundry Rooms We Love


Hangers When You Need Them


Look, sometimes you want to hang things, and sometimes you don’t! The InstaHanger understands. It gets you. And it knows exactly what to do with your closet's overflow. Available on Amazon; $17.81.

Related:  8 DIY Storage Solutions for a Closet-less Room


Slide-Out Storage Tower

Storage Tower

Put that awkward gap between your appliances to practical use with this narrow roll-out shelving unit. It’s not like you were using that space for anything else. Available on Amazon; $30.18.

Related:  8 (Nearly) Invisible Laundry Rooms


Over-the-Washer Storage Shelf

Storage Shelf

You’ve finally managed to force yourself to tackle those mounting piles of lights and darks, so why add more work by storing your fabric softener and dryer sheets anywhere other than exactly where they’re needed?! Keep them conveniently above your washer and dryer with an easy-to-install wire shelf. Available on Amazon; $13.

Related:  10 Easy Laundry Room Storage Solutions


Over-the-Door Hanger Rack

Over the Door Hanger Rack

Here's the perfect storage solution for anyone who has too many spare hangers but doesn't want to part with a single one. This rack not only holdsthe hangers that won't fit in your closet, it also lets you keep a few more items neatly hung up. Available at Amazon; $26.

Related:  9 Smart Hacks for Laundry Day


Laundry Smart Organizer System

Smart Organizer

This laundry-doer’s best friend houses an iron, ironing board, hamper, and delicates wash bag, plus a shelf and basket for all your laundry miscellany! Available at Amazon; $42.99.

Related:  10 Laundry Room Storage Ideas That'll Knock Your Socks Off


Organize-It-All Ironing Board Holder

Ironing Board Holder

Is there anything more inconvenient to store than an ironing board? Stop wrestling it back into your closet and start hanging it from the door like a civilized person. Available on Amazon; $15.73.

Related:  10 Novel Uses for the Classic Clothespin


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