60 Brilliant Small Laundry Room Ideas (Photos)

Have a small space for a laundry room? Check out these 60 clever small laundry room ideas. You'll find the perfect design here.
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Small laundry room closet on landing.

Small doesn’t mean it can’t be great.  In fact, most laundry rooms are small.

Check out these brilliant small laundry room design ideas.  Also, check out this small washing machine and dryer options.

Small Laundry Room Photos

Small laundry room with nook sink and cabinet on dark gray tile floor set against white cabinets and beige walls.

Small laundry room with nook sink and cabinet on dark gray tile floor set against white cabinets and beige walls.

Stacked washer and dryer in bathroom off the kitchen.

Stacked washer and dryer set in the bathroom off the kitchen.

Space-saving laundry room nook off bathroom with open shelving and utility sink. Stackable washer and dryer to save space.

Closet laundry room with side-by-side washer and dryer in the mudroom.

Closet laundry room with side-by-side washer and dryer set in the home’s mudroom.

Tiny laundry room with stacked washer and dryer wedged in between cabinets and a small sink.

Tiny laundry room with stacked washer and dryer wedged in between cabinets and a small sink.

Custom built cabinet for stackable washer and dryer with side cabinets.

Custom built cabinet for stackable washer and dryer with side cabinets. Looking very stylish.

Washer and dryer combo set in the home's laundry room with tiles flooring and white walls.

Washer and dryer combo set in the home’s laundry room with tiles flooring and white walls.

A washer and dryer combo with stylish red counter and white cabinetry just above.

A washer and dryer combo with stylish red counter and white cabinetry just above.

A modish and stylishly set up laundry room with a sink counter and modern cabinetry.

A modish and stylishly set up laundry room with a sink counter and modern cabinetry.

A second-floor laundry space featuring a stacked washer set on the hardwood flooring.

A second-floor laundry space featuring a stacked washer set on the hardwood flooring.

A small laundry room with a sink counter and walnut-finished cabinetry. There's a drying rack just above the sink and the washer.

A small laundry room with a sink counter and walnut-finished cabinetry. There’s a drying rack just above the sink and the washer.

This laundry room features stylish washer and dryer combo along with the sink counter. The white cabinetry looks perfect together with the room's style.

This laundry room features stylish washer and dryer combo along with the sink counter. The white cabinetry looks perfect together with the room’s style.

Blue-tiled laundry room with white washer and dryer combo.

Blue-tiled laundry room with white washer and dryer combo.

A modish laundry room and kitchen set up featuring cherry-finished cabinetry and counters along with gray walls and stylish tiles backsplash.

A modish laundry room and kitchen set up featuring cherry-finished cabinetry and counters along with gray walls and stylish tiles backsplash.

White laundry room and comfort room combo with black tiles flooring making the area looks stylish.

White laundry room and comfort room combo with black tiles flooring making the area looks stylish.

A bathroom and laundry combo featuring white washer and dryer matching the white tiles flooring and walls.

A bathroom and laundry combo featuring white washer and dryer matching the white tiles flooring and walls.

A classy laundry room with tiles flooring and walls. The counter features a granite countertop.

A classy laundry room with tiles flooring and walls. The counter features a granite countertop.

A laundry room set in the home's mudroom featuring tiles flooring and walnut-finished cabinetry.

A laundry room set in the home’s mudroom featuring tiles flooring and walnut-finished cabinetry.

A laundry room featuring a large washer and dryer combo set on the room's white tiles flooring.

A laundry room featuring a large washer and dryer combo set on the room’s white tiles flooring.

A cozy laundry room set up beside the home's kitchen. it features a counter and desk combo with black countertop.

A cozy laundry room set up beside the home’s kitchen. it features a counter and desk combo with black countertop.

A laundry room with a washer and dryer combo along with reddish-finished cabinetry and counter.

A laundry room with a washer and dryer combo along with reddish-finished cabinetry and counter.

A medium-sized laundry area featuring gray walls and white tiles flooring.

A medium-sized laundry area featuring gray walls and white tiles flooring.

This laundry room is set in the home's mudroom featuring classy tiles flooring.

This laundry room is set in the home’s mudroom featuring classy tiles flooring.

A laundry room boasting built-in washer and dryer housing and cabinetry.

A laundry room boasting built-in washer and dryer housing and cabinetry.

A stylish set of washer and dryer on top of the room's stylish tiles flooring.

A stylish set of washer and dryer on top of the room’s stylish tiles flooring.

This laundry room features a sink counter and white cabinetry, along with gray walls and stylish tiles flooring.

This laundry room features a sink counter and white cabinetry, along with gray walls and stylish tiles flooring.

A small laundry room with a sink counter and brown cabinetry.

A small laundry room with a sink counter and brown cabinetry.

The walnut-finished cabinetry and counters perfectly fit with this laundry room's style.

The walnut-finished cabinetry and counters perfectly fit with this laundry room’s style.

This laundry room boasts classy tiles flooring and a gorgeous sink counter matching the brown cabinetry just above it.

This laundry room boasts classy tiles flooring and a gorgeous sink counter matching the brown cabinetry just above it.

A laundry room surrounded by pretty white walls and marble tiles flooring. The cabinetry looks so gorgeous as well.

A laundry room surrounded by pretty white walls and marble tiles flooring. The cabinetry looks so gorgeous as well.

A bathroom and laundry combo featuring a washer beside the sink, surrounded by white tiles walls.

A bathroom and laundry combo featuring a washer beside the sink, surrounded by white tiles walls.

A walk-in laundry room with a washer and dryer combo. The area features tiles flooring with yellow walls.

A walk-in laundry room with a washer and dryer combo. The area features tiles flooring with yellow walls.

This laundry room boasts an elegant brown set of seats with a TV on the corner.

This laundry room boasts an elegant brown set of seats with a TV on the corner.

A laundry room featuring checker tiles flooring and green walls surrounding the washer and dryer combo.

A laundry room featuring checker tiles flooring and green walls surrounding the washer and dryer combo.

Small laundry room featuring green walls and small tiles flooring. The room has a large washer and dryer combo.

Small laundry room featuring green walls and small tiles flooring. The room has a large washer and dryer combo.

This laundry room has a small study desk beside the washer set on the hardwood flooring. The white counter matches the white built-in desk.

This laundry room has a small study desk beside the washer set on the hardwood flooring. The white counter matches the white built-in desk.

White laundry room featuring modish cabinetry and a stainless steel washer and dryer combo.

The cherry-finished cabinetry and sink counter add class to this small laundry room.

Designed by: Closet Factory

The cherry-finished cabinetry and sink counter add class to this small laundry room.

The blueish gray washer and dryer combo look very stylish in this laundry room.

Designed by: Closet Factory

The blueish gray washer and dryer combo look very stylish in this laundry room.

A single wall laundry area featuring a brown counter with a stainless steel washer and dryer combo.

Designed by: Closet Factory

A single wall laundry area featuring a brown counter with a stainless steel washer and dryer combo.

This laundry room boasts walnut cabinetry and counter. The flooring looks stylish.

Designed by: Closet Factory

This laundry room boasts walnut cabinetry and counter. The flooring looks stylish.

Traditional laundry room with hardwood flooring and white walls along with lined-up cabinet lights.

Traditional laundry room with tile flooring and built-in storage along with mop holder on wall.

Cottage laundry room with white hardwood flooring and built-in storage together with clothesline.

A closet laundry room with white washer and dryer along with stylish gray flooring.

A bathroom and laundry room combo featuring a stylish counter and white washer and dryer combo.

The stylish black washer and dryer look perfect together with the white cabinetry and white counter with marble countertop.

The backsplash of this laundry room’s counter looks very charming. The white modish washer and dryer set is just stunning.

This closet-type laundry is a nice space-saver idea. The addition of the brick wall is just perfect.

Closet-type laundry featuring a counter with black granite countertop and a brick wall.

By Finecraft Contractors, Inc.

Closet-type laundry featuring a counter with black granite countertop and a brick wall.

Small Laundry Room? No problem!

Many people live in spaces, usually apartments, where they have small (or rather, tiny) laundry rooms. When space becomes a necessity, maximizing every inch properly can either be a source of joy or stress depending on the outcome.

There are many designs and tips that can provide a solution.

In order to get that positive feel despite the seemingly inadequate available space, here are some tips that might help.

Maximize the walls

Wall space is equivalent to additional space. Pull-down drying racks, accordion drying racks, and wall organizers are good options. Walls may also be utilized with a wire storage rack which can hold additional items in the laundry area if in case mounting additional cabinets are not an option. But if they are, then…

Add more cabinets or shelves

Cabinets are great storage places for supplies, especially when put in the right wall or corner. There are many varieties of cabinets or shelves that can be found online or in stores which can fit a wide array of styles or needs. If shelves are to be used, consider using containers such as jars or other organizing materials to avoid clutter. The cabinets’ doors can also be utilized further by attaching hooks. Open cabinets or tilt-out hampers can also be considered. Some cabinets have the option to…

Attach baskets

If one has existing cabinets or has put in a new one, some of them may have the option to add additional pull-out drawers or baskets to them for holding various supplies. This will yet provide more storage options for the laundry area.

Utilize door attachments

Finding the right mount, hook or other attachments for closets can also work for doors. Even simple hooks mounted on the door would provide some additional space to hang laundry bags or hangers for drying delicate items.

Mount drying racks to the ceiling

If all the wall or even door spaces have been used up, then it’s time to head up… up to the ceiling. A simple ladder-like drying rack hung from the ceiling with chains can serve as a great spot to hang items to dry or clothing that has been pressed. This is a viable option for those who do not have or use a dryer as well.

Get pedestal drawers

Now if every space including the ceiling has been used up, then the next option is to find a pedestal drawer where the washer or dry can be put on. There are drawers can that fit perfectly those machines. This may not be an option for every model but many newer units offer this additional add-on. Retro-fitting is always an option as well. These pedestals also raise up the units for easier access and at the same time provide yet another storage option for items such as detergent, dryer sheets, and other laundry supplies.

Create a folding station

Consider mounting a small piece of a counter onto the wall possibly under an overhead shelf or cabinet. This counter can then be used for folding. Design it in such a way that it can be folded back up when not in use to save a bit more space. It can even be used as an ironing board as well.

Use small furniture

An odd corner or wall can probably be a place where a small bookshelf can fit. While a bookshelf is certainly not intended to be used in a laundry room, it still may fit perfectly in the space providing storage space needed for placing or sorting baskets. Any other smaller extra furniture can be used in place of bookshelves used in children’s rooms. Side tables, storage cubes or similar things can be used.

Fit in a vertical sliding organizer

If a small furniture is still too large for that odd space, then consider getting a vertical sliding organizer. For those who do not have stackable machines, or if stacking is not an option, vertical sliding organizers are a great way to become space efficient. It can hide all the laundry stuff away from plain sight while keeping them within easy reach. They can be placed between a counter and a machine, between machines or between a machine and the wall.

Incorporate the wash area to the bathroom

When all else fails, consider combining the laundry and the bathroom. The concept is nothing new, especially for people who believe it is sensible since both places are meant for utilizing water anyway. It is one of the most sensible small laundry ideas and designs as it optimizes the use of the sink, countertops, and plumbing lines. With proper planning and designing, this combination can be sleek, efficient, and striking. A bath and laundry combo is best for smaller homes and apartments, and for people who prefer the streamlined living.









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