How to Create a Happy and Attractive Laundry Room

Modern Small White Laundry Room DesignA laundry room in a house does not have to be big sized indeed. The most important things you need to provide in a laundry room are simply a washing machine and the equipment, and also a good furniture arrangement.

Yet, the activity of washing clothes is sometimes boring. Therefore, a laundry room should be made attractive and functional at the same time. The following are tips on how to create an interesting laundry room at home:

First of all, you should first set the laundry room with the same approach as a bathroom or kitchen. Make sure all needs are met and you use materials that are  waterproof, scratch resistant, and durable. This principle should also be applied to flooring, wall coverings, and table surface.

Also, make sure the laundry room has a safe and smooth water connection and good drainage. In addition to washing machines, you can also put a sink for washing hands.

Then, provide cabinets or table surface like the ones in the kitchen. You can make use of the cupboard to store detergent or softener, while the surface (in the form of a table, or the top of a closet) can be used as a place to fold clothes.

Additionally, it is a good idea to decorate the wall in the laundry room. You can also consider using wallpaper which is available in a wide range of colors and pictures.

Furthermore, you should also make sure the laundry room has adequate ventilation so that the room is not too damp and moldy. If necessary, do not place the laundry room in the middle of the house. Instead, place it on the top floor of the house or in an open area in your house.

Then, provide an unexpected element in the laundry room. It will be very interesting especially if you have a laundry room that is closed. Using a tabletop or brightly colored surface will increase the attractiveness of the laundry room. You can also add a different touch to your laundry room by installing backsplash on one part of the wall between the washing machine and wall cabinet. Choose mosaic or other interesting tiles for the backsplash.

Make sure that you provide adequate storage area for any purposes of washing. It’s a good idea to make your own creative storage container, such as beautiful tiny baskets or transparent cabinets to provide a modern touch.

The last idea is to add a beautiful doormat in the laundry room. In addition to making the floor remain dry, the doormat will also become a special point of attraction in the room. If you are reluctant to use a doormat, create another focal point on the wall by installing artworks there.

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