When you think about doing the laundry, what do you picture?
Lugging a huge pile of dirty clothes into a damp, dimly-lit basement? Your washer and dryer shoved away in some dark corner?
But doing the laundry doesn't have to be a chore. Today's laundry rooms are often designed with style and convenience in mind. Let's take a look at a few laundry room design and laundry room storage ideas to make things easier the next time you need to do a load of wash.
On any given day, 28 million Americans are doing laundry-related chores, according to research done by the Whirlpool Corporation. A laundry-room is a key focus for many homeowners, with purchases of high-end washers and dryers leading the way. In 2009 alone, manufacturers shipped more than 14.3 million washers and dryers to appliance stores.