Frequently Asked Questions


10 Clever Storage Ideas for Your Tiny Laundry Room 
How do I declutter my laundry room?
Declutter Your House: 5 Tricks to Organize the Laundry Room
  1. Give the laundry room a good cleaning. ...
  2. Install cabinets or shelves above the washer and dryer. ...
  3. Use or create drawer space. ...
  4. Use vertical shelving or a rolling cart. ...
  5. Take advantage of blank walls.
May 9, 2017


How do I declutter my laundry room? 
What is the best color for a laundry room?
Blue, gray and white. Even though this laundry room has a large industrial element — the metal slide, which can give off a colder feel — light blue walls and white tile help create a soothing, homey vibe. Dark gray floors ground the space, reinforcing the cabinetry and the accent color in the rug.


What is the best color for a laundry room? 
What do you store in your laundry room cabinets?
Use free space in the laundry room to store gift wrap, ribbon, basic tools, and pet supplies. Adjustable, plastic-coated wire shelving is a great surface for drying clothes. When not in use as a drying rack, the shelving can serve as extra store space for detergent, starch, and your iron.


What do you store in your laundry room cabinets? 
How do I clean my laundry room?
The Dryer
  1. Empty the lint trap. Wipe off fuzz with a damp cloth or a used fabric-softener sheet. Or wet your hands and run your fingers over the mesh screen to scoop up the lint. ...
  2. Wipe the interior walls of the dryer. Use a cloth dampened with dishwashing liquid and warm water.


How do I clean my laundry room? 
What should I keep in my laundry room?
Here are 10 great laundry room items that a laundry room should have!
  • LAUNDRY BASKETS. Laundry baskets come in all shapes, sizes, and materials. ...
  • DRYING RACK. ...
  • FOLDING STATION. ...
  • PLACE TO SAVE LOOSE CHANGE. ...
  • A JAR OF STONEGABLE HOMEMADE LANDRY SOAP. ...
  • DRYER BALLS. ...
  • IRON AND IRONING BOARD.


What should I keep in my laundry room? 
How should I sort my laundry?
The Process
  1. First, sort clothes based on color. Sort dark clothing from brights, lights, and whites. ...
  2. Next, sort the color-categories based on weight. Keep jeans from fading by washing them in a separate load. ...
  3. Then combine loads where possible. ...
  4. Wash the most urgent load first. ...
  5. Finish with underwear and socks.


How should I sort my laundry? 
How do I brighten my laundry room?
But here are some tips for brightening up your laundry room that may change all that.
...
Brighten Your Laundry Room With These 15 Tips
  1. Paint the walls. ...
  2. Replace light bulbs. ...
  3. Get attractive containers for your supplies. ...
  4. Put photos on the wall. ...
  5. Install windows. ...
  6. Add shelving. ...
  7. Use wall hooks. ...
  8. Get rolling laundry baskets.
Feb 22, 2018


How do I brighten my laundry room? 
How much does it cost to renovate a laundry room?
Remodel projects can cover a variety of projects, included painting, rewiring, installing shelves, and even tearing down walls. The average cost of remodelling a standard 80 square foot empty space into a laundry room is $6000-$7000.Nov 20, 2015


How much does it cost to renovate a laundry room? 
How much does it cost to paint a laundry room?
Calculating Room Painting Costs. The cost to paint an average size room (10X12) ranges from $380-$790, not including ceilings, trim or cost of the paint. DIY, this can cost between $200-$300. When estimating the cost, painters will start with how much paint will be required to complete the job.


How much does it cost to paint a laundry room? 
How high should laundry room cabinets be?
The height of the upper cabinets will depend on your ceiling height and how far you can reach. Positioning them at least 18 inches (46 centimeters) above countertops is standard, while 24 to 42 inches (61 to 107 centimeters) in 6-inch (15-centimeter) increments commonly defines the height of the wall cabinet itself.Aug 21, 2014


How high should laundry room cabinets be? 
How big should a laundry room be?
Based on nearly 40 years of dealing with laundry rooms, I feel the minimum size for one of these rooms should be 9 feet wide by 11 feet long. Bigger is better. The door leading into the room should be at least 32 inches wide.Feb 6, 2018


How big should a laundry room be? 
How do I organize my utility room?
Hang up your cleaning supplies on hooks installed on your door or any wasted wall space to keep the room tidy. Transfer bulky containers of laundry supplies into more manageable glass jars. You can then use a pretty cake stand for organization and storage.Jan 16, 2019


How do I organize my utility room? 
How do I deep clean my laundry room?
Deep clean the rest of the laundry room. Pull the machines away from the wall and use a long vaccuum attachment to pick up lint. Wash the floor, then take rugs outside to shake. Throw the rugs in the wash if they are machine washable, or give them a good spray with HEX Spray & Go.


How do I deep clean my laundry room? 
How do you organize a small laundry room?
Here are some of our favorite tiny laundry room storage hacks:
  1. Wall Storage for Laundry Supplies.
  2. Hang a Drying Rack From the Ceiling.
  3. Add Shelving to Unused Corners.
  4. Put Supplies in Baskets + Storage Containers.
  5. Use Curtains to Separate Your Space.
  6. Create a Folding Station.
  7. Use Pedestal Drawers Under Your Washer/Dryer.


How do you organize a small laundry room? 
How do you stay on the top of laundry?
15 ways to stay on top of the laundry
  1. Do laundry multiple times per week. ...
  2. Set reminders on your phone. ...
  3. Teach kids to do laundry. ...
  4. Have kids fold and put clothes away. ...
  5. Fold clothes straight from the dryer. ...
  6. Immediately hang blouses and button-up shirts. ...
  7. Get an over the door hanging bar. ...
  8. Keep socks in mesh bags.
Nov 11, 2016


How do you stay on the top of laundry? 
What should be in a utility room?
The utility room has several uses but typically functions as an area to do laundry. This room contains laundry equipment such as a washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing boards and clothes iron. The room is also used for closet organization and storage.


What should be in a utility room? 
How do you design a laundry room layout?
Here are 10 laundry room ideas that organize, add value and upgrade your space.
  1. Choose a Vibrant Laundry Room Color Theme. ...
  2. Add Counter Space. ...
  3. Add Built-In Cabinetry. ...
  4. Mount Your Washer and Dryer Creatively. ...
  5. Incorporate Plenty of Storage Laundry Room Ideas. ...
  6. Upgrade Lighting. ...
  7. Add Accessories That Hide Away.
Aug 6, 2015


How do you design a laundry room layout? 
How do you keep towels soft?
How Do I Keep Towels Soft?
  1. Cut back on detergent. Towels feel stiff because they start to build up soapy residue. ...
  2. Wash in warm water. ...
  3. Replace fabric softeners with vinegar. ...
  4. Use baking soda. ...
  5. Lighten your load. ...
  6. Toss in a tennis ball or dryer ball. ...
  7. Go easy on the tumble drying.
Dec 4, 2013


How do you keep towels soft? 
What Colours can be washed together?
 Darks: Grays, blacks, navies, reds, dark purples and similar colors are sorted into this load. → Lights: More pastel-type colors such as pinks, lavenders, light blues, lights greens and yellows are placed in this pile of laundry. → Jeans: All items with denim material are washed together in this load.Oct 25, 2010


What Colours can be washed together? 
Do I have to separate my laundry?
The answer is yes--that is if you want your clothes to last a long time. ... If you don't separate your clothes by color and fabric type, you run the risk of having them wear out sooner. "Separating your laundry can help avoid any rubbing in the wash that can cause damage and color transfer," Mary explain.Nov 16, 2016


Do I have to separate my laundry? 
Do Greys go with lights or darks?
Once the handwash and dry clean only clothes are separated, sort the remaining washable laundry by color. Whites, pastels, light gray, and white background prints will go in one pile. Dark colored clothes–black, red, navy, brown, dark gray–go in another pile.Mar 2, 2019


Do Greys go with lights or darks? 
What type of paint should you use in a laundry room?
Flat and matte sheens aren't very durable, making them a poor choice for such environments. If you're looking for the best paint sheen for your bathroom or kitchen, it's best to go with at least an eggshell sheen. For optimal results, use semi-gloss sheen.


What type of paint should you use in a laundry room? 
What type of paint do you use in a living room?
Keep in mind, flat paint a little harder to keep clean, so it's not recommended for high traffic areas like the kitchen or bathroom. You can't really go wrong with eggshell finish on your walls. Sometimes called satin finish, eggshell has slightly more luster than a flat finish, but you won't be left with shiny walls.Apr 10, 2017


What type of paint do you use in a living room? 
What colors should rooms be painted?
Top 5 Living Room Colors
  • Green. Green is the color of harmony and renewal. ...
  • Gray. Gray walls make your living room feel more spacious. ...
  • Blue. Blue is America's favorite color, so it's a no-brainer for the room that brings everyone together. ...
  • Beige. Beige is the go-to neutral for interior designers. ...
  • Black.


What colors should rooms be painted? 
How much does it cost to add a laundry room to a house?
When you want to add an additional room to your home, you typically have two options: build out or build up. This is a major construction project that involves creating an additional building structure and integrating it with the rest of the home. Average costs run anywhere from $80 to $200 per square foot.


How much does it cost to add a laundry room to a house? 
How much does it cost to add a toilet to a laundry room?
Adding a bathroom can cost from $3,000.00 for a simple conversion of existing space to $25,000.00 for a new addition to your house. The national average for a 100-square-foot, spa-like bathroom is over $75,000.00, so watch your budget carefully.


How much does it cost to add a toilet to a laundry room? 
How much does it cost to install washer and dryer hookups?
Once the hookups are in place, installing a new washer and dryer is a simple, straightforward project. Many appliance retailers include basic installation with the price of the machines; others may charge a fee ranging from $50 to $100.Aug 2, 2018


How much does it cost to install washer and dryer hookups? 
How much does it cost to paint a 2000 sq ft house?
Painting an average home between 500 and 1,500 square feet can cost between $1,000 and $3,000. However, factors such as number of stories and ease of access can also affect the overall price.


How much does it cost to paint a 2000 sq ft house? 
How much does it cost to paint the interior of a 1600 sq ft house?
The average cost to paint the interior of a house falls between $1.50 and $3.50 per square foot.May 21, 2018


How much does it cost to paint the interior of a 1600 sq ft house? 
How much does it cost to paint a 2500 sq ft house interior?
In general, the average cost to paint a house interior is around $1.50 per sq. ft., depending on many factors. The cost to paint the interior of a 1,500 sqft home will cost about $1,500–$2,400. For an average home of 2,500 sqft, costs range from $2,100–$3,900+ as reported by HomeGuide members.


How much does it cost to paint a 2500 sq ft house interior? 
What goes in a laundry room?
You don't want to have to dash to the kitchen or bathroom if you need some hand soap, a roll of paper towels, or a mop or broom. Every laundry room needs a small garbage can (and extra liners) for dryer lint and scraps of packaging.Oct 29, 2018


What goes in a laundry room? 
How much space should be between washer and wall?
The average width of a washer or dryer is 27 inches, meaning if you have one next to the other you'll need at the very least a space of 54 inches. Washers vary between 25 and 28 inches in depth, while dryers can be between 25 and 32 inches deep.Sep 7, 2018


How much space should be between washer and wall? 
How tall is a top load washer?
The bottom edge of an ideally-positioned cabinet would begin 24 inches from the top of a 33-inch tall, side-by-side washer/dryer pair.


How tall is a top load washer? 
How much room is needed for washer and dryer?
Space requirements. For a stackable washer and dryer, provide a minimum space of 40 inches deep and 32 inches wide. A side-by-side washer and dryer need space measuring at least 40 inches deep and 56 inches wide.


How much room is needed for washer and dryer? 
Do I need a vent in my laundry room?
This room also needs ventilation, not just for your washing machine but for your dryer as well. Most laundry rooms are located along an outside wall in your home, allowing easy access for a dryer run and vent. ... No vent in the room means moisture on the walls, which eventually leads to mold.Dec 5, 2013


Do I need a vent in my laundry room? 
How much space should be in front of washer and dryer?
Washers and dryers measure from 24 to 33 inches wide. For loading and unloading, allow 36 inches in front of a washer and 42 inches for a dryer. That way, you'll have room to walk around them without bumping into them.


How much space should be in front of washer and dryer? 
What is the best color to paint a laundry room?
Blue, gray and white. Even though this laundry room has a large industrial element — the metal slide, which can give off a colder feel — light blue walls and white tile help create a soothing, homey vibe. Dark gray floors ground the space, reinforcing the cabinetry and the accent color in the rug.


What is the best color to paint a laundry room? 
How should I sort my laundry?
The Process
  1. First, sort clothes based on color. Sort dark clothing from brights, lights, and whites. ...
  2. Next, sort the color-categories based on weight. Keep jeans from fading by washing them in a separate load. ...
  3. Then combine loads where possible. ...
  4. Wash the most urgent load first. ...
  5. Finish with underwear and socks.


How should I sort my laundry? 
How do I declutter my laundry room?
Declutter Your House: 5 Tricks to Organize the Laundry Room
  1. Give the laundry room a good cleaning. ...
  2. Install cabinets or shelves above the washer and dryer. ...
  3. Use or create drawer space. ...
  4. Use vertical shelving or a rolling cart. ...
  5. Take advantage of blank walls.
May 9, 2017


How do I declutter my laundry room? 
How do I clean my laundry room floor?
Open any windows to air out the space and help the floor dry faster. Minute 15: Replace the lint trap. Fill the washer with hot water and a gallon of white vinegar and run a rinse cycle to remove odors.


How do I clean my laundry room floor? 
How do I deep clean my laundry room?
Deep clean the rest of the laundry room. Pull the machines away from the wall and use a long vaccuum attachment to pick up lint. Wash the floor, then take rugs outside to shake. Throw the rugs in the wash if they are machine washable, or give them a good spray with HEX Spray & Go.


How do I deep clean my laundry room? 
How do you deep clean a dryer?
Remove the soapy residue with a clean, wet cloth, then wipe dry. Clean the interior of your dryer about once a month, even if there are no stains to remove. Unplug the dryer. Use a rag dipped in warm, soapy water to wipe down the drum.


How do you deep clean a dryer? 
How do I organize a small utility room?
10 Clever Storage Ideas for Your Tiny Laundry Room
  1. Wall Storage for Laundry Supplies.
  2. Hang a Drying Rack From the Ceiling.
  3. Add Shelving to Unused Corners.
  4. Put Supplies in Baskets + Storage Containers.
  5. Use Curtains to Separate Your Space.
  6. Create a Folding Station.
  7. Use Pedestal Drawers Under Your Washer/Dryer.
  8. Use a Bookshelf for Storage.


How do I organize a small utility room? 
How small can a laundry room be?
Based on nearly 40 years of dealing with laundry rooms, I feel the minimum size for one of these rooms should be 9 feet wide by 11 feet long. Bigger is better. The door leading into the room should be at least 32 inches wide.Feb 6, 2018


How small can a laundry room be? 
Can you stack any washer and dryer?
Universal washer and dryer stacking kits are metal brackets that stack front-load dryers on top of front-load washers to save valuable floor space. They enable you to pair a washing machine and dryer in locations other than a laundry room for added convenience.


Can you stack any washer and dryer? 
How can I keep the top of my house working?
Try these tips to keep your housework under control.
...
5 tips to help you stay on top of the housework
  1. Set up daily tasks. ...
  2. Involve the family. ...
  3. 3. Make it convenient. ...
  4. Never leave a room empty handed. ...
  5. Nightly reset.
Nov 12, 2012


How can I keep the top of my house working? 
How do you stay on the top of laundry?
15 ways to stay on top of the laundry
  1. Do laundry multiple times per week. ...
  2. Set reminders on your phone. ...
  3. Teach kids to do laundry. ...
  4. Have kids fold and put clothes away. ...
  5. Fold clothes straight from the dryer. ...
  6. Immediately hang blouses and button-up shirts. ...
  7. Get an over the door hanging bar. ...
  8. Keep socks in mesh bags.
Nov 11, 2016


How do you stay on the top of laundry? 
How do you tackle a lot of laundry?
Tips on tackling that mountain of laundry
  1. Story Highlights.
  2. Break the laundry process up into small tasks that can be undertaken at different times.
  3. Use bags that are close to the top of the stairs and gently roll them down.
  4. When folding clothes, consider the space you'll put them into.
  5. Once the dryer is warmed up, subsequent loads will dry faster.
Oct 7, 2009


How do you tackle a lot of laundry? 
Is a utility room a habitable space?
The code defines habitable space as a space in a building for living, sleeping, eating or cooking. It specifically excludes bathrooms, toilet rooms, closets, halls, storage or utility rooms and similar spaces from being considered as habitable spaces.May 14, 2017


Is a utility room a habitable space? 
What is the smallest size for a utility room?
'The smallest size you can make a utility room with a sink is around 1900mm long by 1600mm wide,' advises Findlater. 'An ideal space is 3000mm by 3000mm, which will allow for tall storage cupboards and appliances, but it is possible to fit one into a much smaller space,' says Edmonds.Apr 3, 2019


What is the smallest size for a utility room? 
Is a utility room classed as a habitable room?
What is a habitable room? There is no single legal definition of "habitable room", as its use and meaning is subject to context. ... Part F: A room used for dwelling purposes but which is not solely a kitchen, utility room, bathroom, cellar or sanitary accommodation.


Is a utility room classed as a habitable room? 
How do you design a laundry room layout?
Here are 10 laundry room ideas that organize, add value and upgrade your space.
  1. Choose a Vibrant Laundry Room Color Theme. ...
  2. Add Counter Space. ...
  3. Add Built-In Cabinetry. ...
  4. Mount Your Washer and Dryer Creatively. ...
  5. Incorporate Plenty of Storage Laundry Room Ideas. ...
  6. Upgrade Lighting. ...
  7. Add Accessories That Hide Away.
Aug 6, 2015


How do you design a laundry room layout? 
How much room do you need for a laundry room?
Laundry room doors should be at least 32-inches wide; wider is even better. A pocket door works well because it takes up no floor or wall space when open.Oct 14, 2018


How much room do you need for a laundry room? 
What do you put in a utility room?
Typically, a utility room will include a washing machine, tumble dryer, large sink, a place to store clothes dryers, the ironing board and iron, plus extra storage for coats or shoes and even additional larder space. Utility rooms are often compact so working out the right layout is important.


What do you put in a utility room? 
Why are my towels so stiff after washing?
Eventually even the best towels can become stiff, scratchy and not very absorbent. It happens when fabric softeners and residue from dryer sheets build up on the fibers. ... When the towels are done, run the load again, but this time add a cup of baking soda to the load the same way you added the vinegar.Sep 1, 2016


Why are my towels so stiff after washing? 
How do hotels keep their towels so white?
How to Professionally Whiten Hotel Towels
  • Separate whites from all other colors of laundry. ...
  • Examine the towels for obvious marks or stains, and pre-treat them by spraying the stains with hydrogen peroxide about an hour before washing.
  • Add the usual amount of laundry detergent to the washing machine, and also add about half a cup of baking soda.


How do hotels keep their towels so white? 
How do you keep towels soft and fluffy?
How Do I Keep Towels Soft?
  1. Cut back on detergent. Towels feel stiff because they start to build up soapy residue. ...
  2. Wash in warm water. ...
  3. Replace fabric softeners with vinegar. ...
  4. Use baking soda. ...
  5. Lighten your load. ...
  6. Toss in a tennis ball or dryer ball. ...
  7. Go easy on the tumble drying.
Dec 4, 2013


How do you keep towels soft and fluffy? 
What colors should you wash together?
→ Darks: Grays, blacks, navies, reds, dark purples and similar colors are sorted into this load. → Lights: More pastel-type colors such as pinks, lavenders, light blues, lights greens and yellows are placed in this pile of laundry. → Jeans: All items with denim material are washed together in this load.


What colors should you wash together? 
Can GREY and white be washed together?
Once the handwash and dry clean only clothes are separated, sort the remaining washable laundry by color. Whites, pastels, light gray, and white background prints will go in one pile. Dark colored clothes–black, red, navy, brown, dark gray–go in another pile.Mar 2, 2019


Can GREY and white be washed together? 
Is it OK to wash towels with clothes?
Gym clothes — anything with lycra or spandex — hate towels and fleece, so don't mix those things if you can avoid it. Similarly, if you wash your hosiery (nylons, tights, leggings, etc.) do so separately from towels and other lint-heavy items. Jeans can be turned inside out to help protect the integrity of the color.May 3, 2012


Is it OK to wash towels with clothes? 
Do you really need to wash whites separately?
Color transfer can still happen when using only cold water so it is best to keep colors and whites separated. If you have NO CHOICE but to wash ALL YOUR CLOTHES TOGETHER (Colored clothing and Whites): ... Set your washer to the shortest wash cycle and the coldest water setting possible. Do not use excess detergent.Apr 6, 2016


Do you really need to wash whites separately? 
Should white clothes be washed separately?
The short answer is yes. But there's a lot more to it than preventing a laundry disaster. Many items, like blue jeans and towels, should be washed on their own after they are purchased to prevent bleeding. ... Separating clothing into whites, brights, and darks minimizes the fading effects the washing machine can have.Jan 18, 2017


Should white clothes be washed separately? 
Is separating laundry necessary?
There are many upsides and advantages to separating clothes by fabric and color, mostly to avoid shrinking and unwanted coloration. It is not necessary though, which is why the classic argument remains. If you are in a rush or only have a few clothes left to wash, you can mix colors and fabrics.Jan 31, 2018


Is separating laundry necessary? 
Do you wash grays with darks?
→ Whites: White t-shirts, white underwear, white socks and other similar items fall into this category. This pile is for white sturdy cottons that can withstand normal agitation in the washer on a warm or hot wash cycle. → Darks: Grays, blacks, navies, reds, dark purples and similar colors are sorted into this load.Oct 25, 2010


Do you wash grays with darks? 
Can whites and colors be dried together?
It might seem alright to dry everything together, but it's not, primarily because of colorfastness or color bleeding. Even slightly damp dark or colored clothes can transfer dye to white or pale-colored articles in the dryer, just as they might in a washing machine -- even if they've been washed a few times already.


Can whites and colors be dried together? 
Do you wash khakis with lights or darks?
It also depends if the khaki pants are light or dark....light colored khaki's I do with white, if it is a dark khaki it would be color. As the previous answerer said, cold water is your best bet in this case... i wash all my clothes together without separating. it won't hurt your pants.Jan 7, 2010


Do you wash khakis with lights or darks? 
What is better eggshell or satin?
While satin is slightly more reflective than eggshell or matte finishes, low, or semi-gloss, paints have a much more noticeable sheen, making them highly durable, and clean off more easily. Even though they are reflective, they still don't offer the reflectivity of a high-gloss application.Mar 16, 2016


What is better eggshell or satin? 
What paint finish is best for living room?
Sometimes called satin finish, eggshell has slightly more luster than a flat finish, but you won't be left with shiny walls. It also resists stains better than flat and can be wiped with a wet rag. Eggshell finishes are often used in bathrooms, kitchens, kids' rooms, and other high-traffic areas.Apr 10, 2017


What paint finish is best for living room? 
What type of floor is best for laundry room?
Best: Ceramic Tile. The flooring choice of ceramic tile in this laundry room is stunning from a design standpoint and one of the best choices from a durability standpoint. Ceramic tile is water and chemical resistant.Apr 24, 2019


What type of floor is best for laundry room? 
What type of paint is best for interior walls?
Eggshell finishes are an extremely popular choice for walls in family homes, as they combine good washability with the ability to hide flaws.
  • Satin: Satin finish paint has a smooth, velvety look with a bit more gloss. ...
  • Semi-gloss: Semi-gloss paint is most often used on doors, trim, and cabinets in kitchens and bathrooms.
Mar 7, 2019


What type of paint is best for interior walls? 
Is semi gloss paint easy to clean?
The most durable and easiest to clean of all paint sheens, high-gloss paint is hard, ultra-shiny, and light-reflecting. ... High gloss is a good choice for area that sticky fingers touch -- cabinets, trim, and doors. High-gloss, however, is too much shine for interior walls.


Is semi gloss paint easy to clean? 
What kind of paint do you use on bedroom walls?
Eggshell is ideal for most bedroom situations because it holds up well and has the added benefit of being a more stylish looking sheen than flat paint. Satin – With a dash more gloss than eggshell, satin is the most cleanable and durable of the three recommended bedroom sheens.Sep 22, 2010


What kind of paint do you use on bedroom walls? 
Is GREY a good color for bedroom?
Color can affect mood and energy, from stimulating appetite (red) to inspiring happiness (yellow). "Gray is always a very soothing and peaceful color," say the designers at Urrutia Design. "It's a great choice for a bedroom, because it's important to be in a relaxing environment just before you start or end your day."Nov 25, 2014


Is GREY a good color for bedroom? 
Do dark Colours make a room smaller?
Dark colors, on the other hand, tend to absorb light, making a room look smaller. For an optimum effect, select soft tones of off-white, blue and green, and always remember that brighter rooms look bigger and more inviting. Try painting your wall trim and moldings in a lighter color than your walls.May 29, 2007


Do dark Colours make a room smaller? 
What mood does yellow create?
These warm colors evoke emotions ranging from feelings of warmth and comfort to feelings of anger and hostility. Colors on the blue side of the spectrum are known as cool colors and include blue, purple, and green. These colors are often described as calm, but can also call to mind feelings of sadness or indifference.Apr 2, 2019


What mood does yellow create? 
Is it cheaper to build out or up?
According to HomeAdvisor, the average cost for building additions is between $80 to $200 per square foot without regard to whether it is up or out. While it is usually cheaper to build up than out, that's just the actual construction expense. ... Costs also vary depending on exactly what the contractor must do.


Is it cheaper to build out or up? 
How much does it cost to add a 12x12 room?
The average cost runs from $15–$30 per square foot, depending on the lumber charges and labor costs. Roofing for the new addition averages $80$100 per square foot for asphalt shingles and galvanized metal flashing.


How much does it cost to add a 12x12 room? 
How can I extend my house cheaply?
Cut the cost of your extension: 19 ways to extend a house cheaply
  1. Cut the cost of an extension with a simple design. ...
  2. Plan ahead in detail to extend a house cheaply. ...
  3. Stick to the agreed design to cut extension costs. ...
  4. Go off-the-shelf not made-to-order to extend cheaply. ...
  5. Cut extension costs by avoiding complicated groundworks.


How can I extend my house cheaply? 
Can a laundry room be converted to a bathroom?
Bathroom additions typically increase your home value, and the existing plumbing lines from your laundry room will cut down on expensive plumbing expenses. Additional cabinetry, flooring, fixtures, lighting and decorative accessories will complete your bathroom remodel. Convert your laundry room to a new bathroom.


Can a laundry room be converted to a bathroom? 
How much does adding a bathroom add to the value of a house?
According to a report by Remodeling Magazine, the average cost of adding a bathroom across the nation in 2017 was $43,232. Such bathroom additions boosted a home's value by an average of $23,283, giving a 53.9% return on investment.Dec 18, 2018


How much does adding a bathroom add to the value of a house? 
Can you put a toilet anywhere in your house?
Yes, you can install a toilet under the stairs/in the closet/in the attic with this revolutionary product! Adding a new toilet to any room in your home can seem like an impossible feat. ... The Saniflo toilet system is unlike any other bathroom pumping system on the market.Mar 4, 2010


Can you put a toilet anywhere in your house? 
Who can install washer and dryer hookups?
To install a washer and dryer, you need plumbing knowledge, some electrical know-how and a few carpentry skills. The washing machine needs an electrical outlet, a supply of hot and cold water and a drain. The dryer also needs electricity, but if it's an electric dryer, you must install a 240-volt outlet.Dec 14, 2018


Who can install washer and dryer hookups? 
How much does it cost for a plumber to install a washing machine?
Installing a washing machine costs an average of $100 to $200. Retrofitting the space to accommodate a washing machine adds $350 to $600 to the installation cost, and the price goes as high as $2,000 if an electrician or plumber needs to move lines to the location.Jul 13, 2017


How much does it cost for a plumber to install a washing machine? 
How much does it cost to install a laundry room?
Remodel projects can cover a variety of projects, included painting, rewiring, installing shelves, and even tearing down walls. The average cost of remodelling a standard 80 square foot empty space into a laundry room is $6000-$7000.Nov 20, 2015


How much does it cost to install a laundry room? 
How much does it cost to paint the interior of a 1600 sq ft house?
The average cost to paint the interior of a house falls between $1.50 and $3.50 per square foot.May 21, 2018


How much does it cost to paint the interior of a 1600 sq ft house? 
How much does it cost to paint a 2000 sq ft house?
Painting an average home between 500 and 1,500 square feet can cost between $1,000 and $3,000. However, factors such as number of stories and ease of access can also affect the overall price.


How much does it cost to paint a 2000 sq ft house? 
How much does it cost to paint a 2500 sq ft house interior?
In general, the average cost to paint a house interior is around $1.50 per sq. ft., depending on many factors. The cost to paint the interior of a 1,500 sqft home will cost about $1,500–$2,400. For an average home of 2,500 sqft, costs range from $2,100–$3,900+ as reported by HomeGuide members.


How much does it cost to paint a 2500 sq ft house interior? 
How much does it cost to paint the interior of a 1300 sq ft house?
Nationally, the average cost to paint a room ranges from $300 to $900. Of course, this cost varies depending on the size of the room in square feet, materials used, and detail work needed.Apr 17, 2019


How much does it cost to paint the interior of a 1300 sq ft house? 
How much does it cost to paint a 1500 sq ft house interior?
The cost to paint an average size room (10X12) ranges from $380-$790, not including ceilings, trim or cost of the paint. DIY, this can cost between $200-$300. When estimating the cost, painters will start with how much paint will be required to complete the job.


How much does it cost to paint a 1500 sq ft house interior? 
How much should it cost to paint the interior of a 1500 square foot house?
The average 3 bedroom house is around 1,300 square feet, making the average painting cost $3,900. How much does it cost to paint the interior of a 2,500 square foot house?Sep 11, 2018


How much should it cost to paint the interior of a 1500 square foot house? 
How much does it cost to paint the interior of a 4000 square foot house?
Average Cost to Paint the Exterior of a House. Likewise, exterior painting costs will vary depending on the size of your home: 1-story 1,000 square feet: $1,000-$3,000. 2-story 2,500 square feet: $3,000-$5,000.


How much does it cost to paint the interior of a 4000 square foot house? 
How much does a painter charge per hour?
Labor costs for painting vary widely, depending on region, season, type of painting project, and experience level. On an average, you can expect to pay around $50 per hour for house painting projects. However, highly experienced painters can charge up to $70 per hour for specialty projects like murals.Sep 11, 2018


How much does a painter charge per hour? 
How long does it take to paint the interior of a house?
How Long Does Interior Painting Take On Average. To properly paint a medium sized bedroom, for example, it should take around four or five hours. This includes prepping the surface, taping the edges, and covering the floor. If you plan on painting the trims too, add on an hour or two.


How long does it take to paint the interior of a house? 
How do I clean my laundry room?
The Dryer
  1. Empty the lint trap. Wipe off fuzz with a damp cloth or a used fabric-softener sheet. Or wet your hands and run your fingers over the mesh screen to scoop up the lint. ...
  2. Wipe the interior walls of the dryer. Use a cloth dampened with dishwashing liquid and warm water.


How do I clean my laundry room? 
How big should a laundry room be?
Based on nearly 40 years of dealing with laundry rooms, I feel the minimum size for one of these rooms should be 9 feet wide by 11 feet long. Bigger is better. The door leading into the room should be at least 32 inches wide.Feb 6, 2018


How big should a laundry room be? 
How do I get more space in my laundry room?
Here are some of our favorite tiny laundry room storage hacks:
  1. Wall Storage for Laundry Supplies.
  2. Hang a Drying Rack From the Ceiling.
  3. Add Shelving to Unused Corners.
  4. Put Supplies in Baskets + Storage Containers.
  5. Use Curtains to Separate Your Space.
  6. Create a Folding Station.
  7. Use Pedestal Drawers Under Your Washer/Dryer.


How do I get more space in my laundry room? 
Do you need space around a washing machine?
Washer And Dryer Sizes. The average width of a washer or dryer is 27 inches, meaning if you have one next to the other you'll need at the very least a space of 54 inches. Washers vary between 25 and 28 inches in depth, while dryers can be between 25 and 32 inches deep.Sep 7, 2018


Do you need space around a washing machine? 
How much room is needed for washer and dryer?
Space requirements. For a stackable washer and dryer, provide a minimum space of 40 inches deep and 32 inches wide. A side-by-side washer and dryer need space measuring at least 40 inches deep and 56 inches wide.


How much room is needed for washer and dryer? 
How much space do you need around a washer and dryer?
Space Specifications for Washers and Dryers. Washers and dryers placed side by side typically require a horizontal space of 60-inches or five feet. Measure the depth of the appliances (most are around 33-inches) and add six inches for hoses and venting.Oct 14, 2018


How much space do you need around a washer and dryer?