Neat Method organizers, Corrin McCoy and Louis Roberts, along with interior designer Sabrina Soto, transformed this Brooklyn, New York, laundry room.

August 22, 2018
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Courtesy Of Julia Purdy, Owner of Neat Method Columbus

We're busy decorating and organizing an entire home that you'll get to see later this fall. As a preview, the team behind the laundry room shares their tips for making the space pretty and practical.

1
Liven It Up

Treat your utility space as an extension of your living area, since you spend a good amount of time in it. Add decor that makes it feel homey. Consider displaying artwork, hanging decorative hooks for drying, and swapping that tired plastic hamper for a pretty basket.

2
Keep Things Clear

Use a glass beverage dispenser with a spigot to hold liquid detergent, or place a scoop in a jar for powder cleaner. This will streamline the look of your shelves and help you easily see when it’s time to replenish.

3
Illuminate Stains

Lighting is key because you’re searching for stains. Install a pretty pendant and under-cabinet LED fixtures where possible.

4
Stash Supplies

Along with laundry items, store spare light bulbs, batteries, and bulk cleaning supplies in this space. Corral extra cleaning products by type in plastic bins. They’re a cinch to clean and let you view exactly what you have on hand.

5
Make It Functional

If your laundry room lacks counter space, add a collapsible table for folding clothes. Create a drying area with a freestanding or wall-mounted drying rack or hanging rod.