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; $60.
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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.
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.
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Even if you've got your heart set on hardwood flooring, it's worth considering the alternatives. Sometimes, materials that only look like wood can be just as good as—or even better than—the real thing. Explore your options now!