Fancy a kitchen makeover too. By moving the washing machine and tumble dryer into a utility room you gain space in your kitchen for more storage or seating while also eliminating a lot of the noisy appliances that might disrupt your family s cooking and eating time.
A utility room is often thought of as an extension of the kitchen while many of my clients opt to have a laundry room on the first floor which would be for washing and drying clothes and also contain storage areas for linen.
Kitchen and utility room layout. The space features a butler sink and flows seamlessly with the kitchen. 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. Consider the practicality of the worktops and the internal layout of the cupboards you may need shelf space for upright vacuum cleaners mops and brushes for example as these need to be housed in tall cupboards.
While we d advise against this in a galley kitchen in a narrow utility room function trumps form so built in floor to ceiling storage on both sides that helps you maximise the space you have is a worthwhile investment a combination of open shelving and cupboards with door fronts will allow you to keep what you use all the time to hand and clutter you re hoarding hidden away. Creating a utility room. Utility rooms are often compact so working out the right layout is important.
Example of a large trendy multicolored floor and porcelain tile dedicated laundry room design in chicago with an undermount sink flat panel cabinets white cabinets white walls a side by side washer dryer and white countertops. Shall you not have the room to create a laundry space you can create a laundry area in your bathroom hallway kitchen or unused spaces such as under the stairs or a spare closet. Utility room in family home with high ceiling.
Photo of a medium sized contemporary single wall utility room in london with a belfast sink flat panel cabinets grey cabinets granite worktops white walls ceramic flooring grey floors and black worktops. Sometimes there s not enough room for a full blown laundry room so we decided to present solutions to you in the shape of laundry in kitchen design ideas. If the utility room is connected to the kitchen it makes sense to continue to use the same style of cabinetry as it will enhance the feeling of space and visual continuity says jamie telford director at roundhouse.
Follow our simple kitchen design ideas to help transform your existing space. Spacious laundry room with abundant storage drop down hanging bars and built in washer dryer.