Monday, July 25, 2011

Decluttering and Organizing the Laurndry Room

Before: I love my laundry room, but things sitting on the shelf fall over and look cluttered. In fact, two bottles of shampoo fell off and sit behind the water heater. As far as I can tell, they may be there forever.



After: I organized all the items on the shelves into plastic containers. One contains personal items, such as shampoo, soap, contact lens solution, toothbrushes, etc. One contains cleaning and dusting cloths and kitchen towels and cloths. The other two contain cleaning supplies of all kinds.



It definitely looks neater!

6 comments:

Granny said...

That looks great. I love plastic bins for organizing. I have a couple of things that have fallen behind our washing machine and Grampy and I decided rather than move the machine they'll stay there.

Rednexx Girl said...

I have the same type of shelf above my washer & dryer too, so I know all too well what you mean by things falling over and looking cluttered. I never thought of using the hanging basket shelf below it to hold the small misc. junk that needs a home. What a great idea! I did buy a new free standing shelving unti the other weekend to store my heavy items on so that freed up some room on the top shelf. Hmmm....you've got me thinking "re-strategizing" on this one. Thanks for the ideas.

Rita said...

I use white bins all throughout the house but have not used them in the laundry room. Now, I can put order to the mess. I even have the extra bins here at home so I'm ready to work on it today. Thanks!

Impera_Magna said...

Great job of organizing... the bins are a good idea for wiring shelving!

Auntie M said...

I had not thought of using the bins like you have. This is a wonderful idea.

Joyful said...

You're blessed to have an actual room where the shelf is accesible. I have a "closet". It has a shelf but not so accessible. I have to keep it organized because it gets so clustered in there. Thank goodness there are doors to cover it all.

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