What's On The Laundry Shelf,

A Guide to Finding the Best Accessories to Organize Your Laundry Room

There are so many types of storage solutions and accessories that could land on your laundry shelf, the question is what's the difference between them, and also, what's best for you?

We've put together a guide to the best type of laundry shelves for different laundry rooms, as well as all of the accessories that can help you to organize and maintain your laundry room.

What to Look For in A Good Laundry Shelf

Unless you have a large laundry room (most people don't) you want to find shelves that don't take up a lot of space. That's why wire shelving is a good option for laundry rooms. Wire shelves are much thinner all-around than plastic or wood, so that extra space you get in storage. They are also easy to configure to your needs, they're easy to install, and they're also easy to adjust when your needs change.

Freestanding Wire Laundry Shelves are a space-efficient option for laundry storage if you have the floor space for this type of laundry shelf.

A Guide to Laundry Room Accessories

Of course, just having a laundry shelf or two won't solve your storage problems. In order to truly organize your laundry room so that it's comfortable to work in as well as easy to use and tidy, you should think about the best laundry shelf storage accessories.

In order to help sort through the vast number of accessories available, take a look at the following list of items that explain what they are and how they can help you:

  • Laundry Hampers help you to organize and divide your laundry before washing. Options include dividing by colors/whites, woolens, and even individual hampers for each member of the house in order to make the laundry separation easier after it's been dried.
  • Ironing Solutions provide great ideas for storing your ironing board and iron. It includes wall mounted ironing boards, over the door ironing board holders, pressing pads and lots of other creative ideas.
  • Wall-mounted Hanging Accessories come in a variety of creative and useful designs, specifically for the laundry room.
  • Laundry Carts have space for baskets, shelves and also a hamper. These are very useful for holding all sorts of little things like stain sticks, clothespins, and dryer sheets. Also, they're on wheels for easy storage.
  • Boxes and Bins are always useful in the laundry room. Find the right size boxes, stacked or nested, and you'll find the secret to keeping all of the smaller bits and pieces that float around your laundry room organized.

Finding Laundry Shelf Solutions for Your Home

So, now that we've looked at all of the accessories available for organizing your laundry room, let's consider how to decide what's best for you.

A combination of shelves, storage accessories and bins will probably be all you need in order to get your laundry room organized. Start with the shelves, and work your way down. Once you've decided which laundry shelves are best for you, you can plan the rest of the room around them. It's a common mistake to cram as many shelves and cabinets into the available space as possible. This won't answer the needs for hanging laundry, easy access to small items,or flexibility. The trick is to have enough laundry shelf space for the bigger items (like bottles of bleach)along with smaller shelves for baskets and boxes. Don't forget to leave space for a wall-mounted hanging rack, too.

Take a look at this great selection of laundry room shelves and cabinets. Here you'll find a generous variety of wall cabinets, wall shelves, stackable cubes, cubbies and drawer units. Using these, you can organize your laundry room into an efficient and well-organized place in no time.

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3-tier Laundry Sorter

The Three-Section Laundry Sorter is great for sorting and organizing your laundry. Add convenience and organization to laundry chores. The top two laundry bags are high enough from the ground to minimize the need to bend over. The three bags allow for sorting colors, whites, and darks. Includes sturdy metal frame with chrome finish, removable canvas laundry bags and casters for easy mobility.

Wire Laundry Shelves

Create the ultimate organized laundry room with ventilated wire shelves. Maximize the wall space above your washer and dryer for storing supplies, keeping items neat and easy to access. There's also plenty of room for storing linens and cleaning supplies for other areas of your home.

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