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8 Laundry Room Organizational Items That’ll Make Life Easier

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We all know that’s easy to let our clothes just pile up in the laundry room.

That sometimes it feels as though our laundry rooms have become a forgotten place which turned into a hot mess because we were too busy to keep an eye on it.

Or maybe our laundry rooms are a hot mess and totally unorganized because we didn’t even realize there were simple organizing solutions to turn it all around into a cohesive and organized space? 

Well, let’s get you to enjoy doing your laundry again because these 8 simple and handy laundry room organizational items (your laundry room needs) will make what your laundry room was originally intended for — enjoying your laundry room and doing your laundry with ease!

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8 Laundry Room Organizational Items That’ll Make Life Easier

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1. Utilize your extra wall space by adding open shelves.

Utilize extra wall space by adding open shelves - laundry room organization - Everything Abode

If your laundry room is stacked to the brim with loads of stuff that is taking up too much space on the floor or if your laundry room has a small footprint — don’t waste your wall space!

Featuring a traditional-meets-modern design, a three-tiered shelving unit is a welcome addition to any laundry room for extra storage.

Even traditional open shelves will help you store your detergent, stain remover, dryer sheets, or even towels to the best of their abilities, and remember, open shelves really are a must for a very clean and organized laundry room. 

2. Easily separate your clothes by color & use with a handy laundry hamper.

Easily separate your clothes by color with this handy laundry organizer. - Everything Abode

When it comes to having an organized laundry room, you’ve got to start separating your dirty laundry to make life just that much easier! And having a hamper that does it all will really streamline any mess that a laundry room sees on a weekly basis. 

Take this three-piece hamper, for example, it will allow you to have unity with organizing your dirty clothes with three separate compartments for colors/linens, and whatever you see fit.

Your kids and yourself can toss their whites, darks, and colors into the designated hamper at the end of each day making doing laundry a simple chore again. 

3. Add a nifty folding station to make folding your clothes (before you leave the laundry room) a breeze.

Add this nifty folding station to make folding your clothes (before you leave the laundry room) a breeze. - Everything Abode

If you have the space in your laundry room to utilize a wall shelf, you’ll be so glad you installed it. After you do you’ll have the space to fold your clean clothes before you head out into the home to put them away.

Because when it comes to having an organized laundry room, finding a simple method to fold your clean clothes on is something almost everyone needs. This could be either a countertop, a built-in table, or this easy to install wall shelf (that drops down flush against the wall when you are not using it).

Once you have it installed, it’ll make folding just that much more rewarding. 


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4. Always incorporate pretty bins & baskets to keep your detergents and extra laundry items out of sight.

Always incorporate pretty bins & baskets to store your detergents and extra items. -- Everything Abode

When it comes to laundry organization — storage will always be important — and style is especially important too!

With that being said, another good reason why organizing your laundry room should be fun is that instead of using plastic storage containers (as those are far better for utility rooms) instead, you can choose nice-looking woven baskets that add some much-needed style while also keeping things streamlined and orderly.

Investing in pretty bins and baskets to keep all of your laundry items and cleaning products nicely hidden away from plain view, is just another way to keep your laundry room fully organized just the way you like it. 


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5. Have a foldable drying rack that can be easily stored & tucked away when it’s not in use.

Have a foldable drying rack that can be easily be stored away when not in use. - Everything Abode

Since hang drying clothes are much more environmentally friendly, a great laundry room organizing item is having a drying rack that can be easily folded and tucked away when it’s not in use. 

Take this drying rack, for example, it is super flexible and it can hold up to 32 pounds of wet clothes when in use.

Plus it can easily fold up for easy storing when everything is dry and ready to be put away.

6. Organize your laundry room by displaying your laundry room accessories with a piece that also delivers style.

Organize your laundry room by displaying your laundry room accessories with a piece that delivers style -- Everything Abode

Organize your laundry room by displaying your favorite accessories or laundry room items with this modern storage piece that delivers both style and function with its divided tray, two hanging bars for clothes, and a removable catchall basket by Anthropologie.

7. Save even more space in your laundry room by hanging (and hiding) your ironing board behind the door.

Save you even more space by hanging your ironing board behind the door -- Everything Abode

When it comes to maintaining a minimal and organized laundry room, you have to save as much space as you can, and that’s why keeping your bulky ironing board from getting in the way will really help keep your laundry room extra organized.

Take this over the door hanger, for example, it’s not only lightweight but it can easily store your ironing board and iron so again it’s out of view when it’s not in use. 


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8. Always incorporate a miscellaneous item basket, for those lost forgotten socks, hair ties, and loose change you come across.

And always have a miscellaneous item basket, for those lost socks and loose change. -- laundry room organizing -- Everything Abode

Think lonely socks, loose change, business cards, or anything that seems to gravitate to the dryers lint catcher or your laundry room floor.

That’s why most expert organizers can’t stress this enough that every laundry room in America needs a have a miscellaneous item container.

Having a handy drop basket in your laundry room will allow you to store any miscellaneous items that you come across and it’s basically for anything you want to keep but you just don’t have the time to store them away. 


There you have it! Laundry room organizing has now officially become easier and your laundry room will always stay clean and organized if you invest in a few of these laundry room essentials.

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