Create your dream laundry room in the basement with these 14 great projects

by Mark Bennett

January 16, 2024

Create your dream laundry room in the basement with these 14 great projects
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The basement is the area of the house that is very often used as a laundry room. However, laundry rooms are often neglected and quickly become a mess of jumbled items.

So, why not turn your basement into your dream laundry room? By doing so, you may even look forward to doing the weekly wash!

Below, we suggest 14 interesting projects for your basement laundry room:

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1. Industrial styled shelving

1. Industrial styled shelving

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With metal shelving, your laundry room will be easy to organise and keep clean, whilst radiating an industrial style.

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2. Parquet and decorative tiles

2. Parquet and decorative tiles

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A parquet floor and decorative tiles covering the wall will transform your laundry room into something a bit more refined.

3. The white room

3. The white room

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Cabinets with white doors will be perfect for decorating your laundry room. Add a worktop on top of the appliances for more surface area.

4. Matching wall units

4. Matching wall units

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Two matching, wall-mounted cabinets directly above your appliances will help you save space in a small room.

5. Laundry or lounge?

5. Laundry or lounge?

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What if your laundry room also doubled as a lounge? Two armchairs and a table will be enough for you to get some R&R.

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6. Refresh the look

6. Refresh the look

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Even an old sink and a bland concrete floor can become charming and modern if repainted in the right colors and finished of with the laying of a beautiful carpet or rug.

7. Floor focal point

7. Floor focal point

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Choose decorative tiles for the floor of your laundry room. These will make the environment more pleasant and without you overdoing it. If you prefer, cover the floor with brightly colored, patterned rugs.

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8. Designer walls

8. Designer walls

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You can also make your laundry walls pleasant to look at! Use wallpaper with eye-catching designs or choose your favorite color to paint the walls with.

9. Like a kitchen

9. Like a kitchen

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Furnish your small laundry room just like you would a kitchen. This will make the laundry much more user-friendly and will protect your laundry items from dust and dirt.

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10. Practicality, first and foremost

10. Practicality, first and foremost

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Place the washing machine and dryer on a base with drawers. This will make the appliances easier to load and empty and you will have a good support surface for the laundry basket.

11. The countryside look

11. The countryside look

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Transform your laundry room into a corner of the countryside by using delicate floral wallpaper on the walls and furniture painted in an elegant shade of natural dark green.

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12. Industrial chic

12. Industrial chic

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Use gold-painted pipes as hanging racks and subtle light neutral tones for an industrially-style, chic laundry room.

13. Like being on holiday

13. Like being on holiday

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You will feel like you are at the seaside in a laundry room done up in navy blue and with nautically-themed decorations on the walls.

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14. Elegant and refined black

14. Elegant and refined black

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Black is capable of making anything look elegant - and this includes your laundry room. But are you afraid that the basement will become too dark? Compensate with some good lighting and the effect will amaze you.

How have you set up your laundry room?

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