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29 Incredibly Clever Laundry Room Organization Ideas

Dirty clothes beware.

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7. Hang your ironing board on two attractive hooks.

Find two sturdy hooks that are your style, and hang them near each other (measure the length of your ironing board's foot, so you know what distance will work). From here.


14. Keep socks and other top-of-the-washer clothes from falling off with one of these Laundry Guards.

Useful if you have a similar front-loader setup (they're also adjustable to fit just one machine). Available here for $29.95.


20. Build yourself some industrial shelving, if you're feeling up for a challenge.

It's certainly a weekend's worth of project, but it could really make your laundry room look more ~sophisticated~, even if you're not staging it for your blog. Get the step-by-step here.


24. OR, just buy one. If you're tight on space, one mounted on pulleys can make things feel a little less crowded.

This one is the Sheila Maid, originally invented in the Victorian era in the UK, which you can order here for $150.

26. But if you really hate sorting, you can add vinegar to each load you wash, and wash lights and colors together.

This may make your clothes last a little less longer than they otherwise would, and you'll still need to wash dark items separately the first time. Learn more about it here.

27. Managing laundry for a big household? Build a laundry sorter to hold everyone's basket.

There are many different ways to use one of these, and it all depends on your home and what works for you. If you're washing laundry for someone else, you could put their clean clothes in their basket when you're done, and they can come pick it up and take it back to their closet. Learn how to build this one here.