Don’t throw in the towel on tidying up your laundry room.

1. Hang an aesthetically pleasing drying rack, like this leather and gold design.

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2. Add a narrow utility sink for handwashing clothes or scrubbing out pesky stains.

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3. Install a space-saving barn door in lieu of a hinged door.

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 4. Corral laundry detergent, dryer sheets and stain removers in woven storage baskets.

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5. Utilize vertical storage, such as these affordable IKEA PAX wardrobe units.

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6. Embrace a bright and airy color palette to make the space seem larger than it is.

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7. Install a butcher block countertop over the washer and dryer for easy folding.

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8.Opt for closed storage to reduce visual clutter.

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9. Make use of dead space by rolling in a skinny utility cart.

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10. Invest in a slide-out ironing board so you’ll never have to hear that shrill squeaking noise again.

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11. Or add pull-out cabinet organizers to access cleaning supplies with ease.

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12. Dress up the walls with decor rather than valuable work surfaces.

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13. Take advantage of the backs of laundry closet doors.

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14. Choose wall-mounted taps if you’re short on counter space.

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15. And finally, swap out branded packaging for sleek glass containers.

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