Must Have Items for Every Laundry Room

We all have to deal with laundry.  Most homes have a place for doing the laundry.  It might be big and roomy with space to work with and in many cases that space is small and tight.  In either case keeping your laundry room organized and smoothly running will help to reduce the time you spend doing laundry which is always a plus.  Below is a list of items to consider for your laundry room to keep it well organized and functional.

Where to Buy
Rowenta Steam Iron
Parker Extra Wide Ironing Pro Board
Whitmore Storage Cart
Sneaker Washer and Dryer Bag
Mesh Wash bags
Ball Cap Washer
Over the Door Hanging Iron Board Holder and Organizer
Laundry Sorter
Lint Brush
Laundry Utility Hanger Shelf


1. Iron or CHI Steam Iron With Retractable Cord or Beautural Variable Temperature and Steam Iron with LCD Display

One of the first and most important items you need in a laundry room is an iron. These irons provide great options to consider. For example, the CHI Steam Iron has power steam efficiency, which removes wrinkles when ironing. You can iron any kind of fabric with it by selecting the fabric being ironed. The steam can easily be controlled.

2. Parker Extra Wide Ironing Pro Board or Brabantia Ironing Board with Steam Iron Rest or Mabel Home Extra-Wide ironing Pro Board with Shoulder Wing Folding

You need an ironing board to iron in your laundry room. One of the best options for an ironing board for a laundry room is one that can be folded and tucked away when not in use. The Mabel extra-large board is an essential wide ironing surface. It has 100% cotton surface layer and extra cover for smooth ironing of clothes. Stability of the ironing board is achieved by the metal frame, making it suitable for even industrial and commercial purposes.

3. Whitmore Storage Cart or Halter 3-Tier Rolling Basket Stand or Seville Classics Utility Cart

If you don’t have a great space in your laundry room for a shelf, a storage cart might be a great option. For example, the Seville Classics Utility Cart will help you solve your space problem. You can easily slide it into any available space. Its height can be adjusted to suit any need, and it can carry up to 500 lbs. It is constructed with steel wire and painted with Ultra zinc finish for better environmental condition.

4. Sneaker Washer and Dryer Bag

With this sneaker washer and dry bag, you can wash your shoes in the washing machine and dry them in the dryer. With Velcro strap, it attaches to most front-loading dryer doors. You can wash and dry the sneakers in the same bag without removing them.

5. Mesh Wash bags

With this Mesh wash bag, delicate items, such as lingerie, sweaters, bras, underwear, activewear, and baby clothes can be protected from snagging, tangling or pulling in washer or dyer. It has a multiple uses – either as a laundry bag or organizer bag for clothes when traveling.

6. Ball Cap Washer

With this ball cap washer, you can give a new life to your dirty caps. It safely cleans, dries, and protects your caps and visors during machine wash. It can be used for both curved and flat sports cap, and can be used not just once but repeatedly.

7. Over the Door Hanging Iron Board Holder and Organizer

Hanging your iron and other laundry items on this Over the Door Hanging Iron Board Holder and Organizer is a great way to help your laundry room stay organized. It not only makes it easy to locate your iron and other items when needed but also safeguards the hot iron after use from burning or staining cloth materials in the laundry room. It does not need to be installed, just rest it against the door and it is ready to use. It is constructed from steel for durability and helps save space.

8. Laundry Sorter or SONGMICS Laundry Sorter with Ironing Board or Simplehouseware Laundry Sorter Cart:

After the clothes had been properly washed and iron, you can fold and arrange them in a laundry sorter. The Songmics laundry sorter with ironing board is padded with foam and anti-flame canvas to give a smooth surface for clothes. The laundry sorter is big enough to hold up to 1.72 – 2.07 cu. ft. clothes. With its 4 quality casters, you can simply slide it through hard floors into any position, either beside the washing machine or anywhere you like.

9. Lint Brush

The lint Brush is another important item that should be in every laundry room. It can be used to remove lint and hair. It can also be used to remove debris such as leaves, coins, sand, and crumbs. It can be used on clothing as well as furniture.

10. Laundry Utility Hanger Shelf

With this ventilated wire shelf, you will have some space to hang your clothes, and also store other items like detergents, fabric softeners, and others. It can be hung with the shelf on top or on the bottom. It is easy to install and versatile.

Where to Buy
Rubbermaid Laundy Basket
Vremi Collapsible Plastic Laundry Basket
Olilio 3 Sections Laundry Hamper Basket
Mop and Broom Holder
Dryer Balls
Over the Washer Laundry Room Organizer
Drying Rack
Folding Clothes Rack
Slim Trash Can
InterDesign Una Wastebasket Trash Can


11. Rubbermaid Laundy Basket or Vremi Collapsible Plastic Laundry Basket or Olilio 3 Sections Laundry Hamper Basket

Need a basic laundry basket?  Rubbermaid is your standard option.  You can keep dirty clothes out of sight with the Olilio laundry organizer. You can also place the clothes that are yet to be ironed in it. Clothes are properly arranged in the laundry basket by color to keep them seperated before washing. The Vremi Collapsible plastic laundry basket is large and strong enough to handle the heavy load of clothes.

12. Mop and Broom Holder or Fier Mop Broom Holder: Mops and brooms can be properly stored away with the Mop and Broom Holder after use. The holder is equipped with rolling balls to comfortably secure and hold any broom or mop thickness.  This makes it easy to store in the laundry room.

Other must-have items for every laundry room include Dryer Balls, Over the Washer Laundry Room Organizer, Drying Rack, Folding Clothes Rack, Slim Trash Can or InterDesign Una Wastebasket Trash Can.

Nobody wants to spend the entire day doing laundry; most people just want to do it and get it over with. With these items, you can make your laundry room more organized and also do your laundry more efficiently.