Laundry Room Renovation: What Are the Most Important Factors to Consider?

April 8, 2022

The laundry room is a functional area of the home that often does not receive as much thought as the rest of the home. A customized, organized laundry space can make keeping up with this never-ending task a little easier. Here are some of the most important factors to consider for transforming your laundry into a more functional area of the home.

 

  1. Budget

We know that budget is a key concern in a laundry room remodel. Factors like whether you choose stock or custom cabinets can increase the cost from hundreds to thousands of dollars. The choice between a laminate countertop or a high-end material, like granite or quartz, can double the cost of the renovation. The washer and dryer you choose can also increase the cost.

 

  1. Type of Washer and Dryer

The size and type of washer and dryer you choose is a major factor in the renovation process. For those with a larger family, a smaller unit is not an option. You need to decide on single floor units or stackable, and front-loading or top loading. The space of the room might also dictate this choice.

 

  1. Shelving Styles

You can choose wall cabinets, base cabinets, or open shelves. One thing to consider when designing your shelving is where you will store the laundry baskets. You can design custom shelving in the base cabinets, or choose another option. The most important factor to consider in designing the shelving is what you need to store and having everything you need where it needs to be.

 

  1. Flooring

You have many choices in laundry room flooring. One of the most important factors is that it must be water-resistant. This is one area where the cheapest option might not be the best. For instance, stick-on tiles will quickly lift and come up with only a little water. Other options that might be perfect include stone tiles or high-end linoleum. Hardwood is a beautiful choice, but it might be best to save it for another area where it will not be exposed to moisture.

 

  1. Sink and Fixtures

Having a nice, deep utility sink and fixtures is an excellent addition to the laundry room. This is one area where you want to get quality fixtures that give you plenty of room to work underneath. Quality fixtures will last for many years.

Designing the perfect laundry room is an important renovation project. A space that is organized and functional will make keeping up easier and more pleasurable.

Trim Joinery Central Coast serves Fountaindale, New South Wales, and surrounding areas with custom renovation and joinery solutions. We pride ourselves on our customer service and quality work. If you are thinking of renovating your laundry room or any room of your home, Contact us, and one of our professionals will get back to you.

 

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