Laundry room dimensions

go_figure01October 19, 2012

I have been thru most of the threads here and see some pics and some designs, but I am wondering if you can share what the dimensions of your laundry room? I do not have alot of space to work with but am interested in what is important, how much space do I need, etc. I am considering adding an area off the kitchen which I can only be 6ft wide because of lot restrictions. How long do I need it to be? Will 6ft wide be enough? Currently, I have to go out my front door, and open the garage to do the laundry. This is a MAJOR PIA and I dont think I can live w/it like this much longer. The dryer vent empties onto the front porch area which makes it very hot and of course, very dusty. Any suggestions????

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mydreamhome

Figure 5' wide minimum for the washer and dryer to sit side by side. Do you need a sink in there? Do you want folding space or hamper space? Any other storage needs in there?

If it were me, I would do ~8.5x6. Place the W/D to your left or right as you come in the room with an L-shaped countertop extending from the W/D end and around the corner. I would put in full counter height double hampers in the short run (2 or 3) and maybe a sink next to the W/D. Upper cabinets could be optional.

Hope this helps!

    Bookmark   October 21, 2012 at 4:30PM
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go_figure01

Thank you mydreamhome. I follow your threads often! �
I think I can do 8.5 and that makes great sense! Thank you so much for the detail. I can start a plan!! YEA!!!

    Bookmark   October 21, 2012 at 8:05PM
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Zippity-do-dah

Hi Go Figure

Just a suggestion: look on the HOUZZ website for more laundry area ideas? Some of them are in tight spaces and amazing.

    Bookmark   October 31, 2012 at 12:40AM
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