KBTribeChat | The Evolution of the Laundry Room

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Laundry - love it or hate it, it’s an essential routine in everyday life. And over the years, the laundry room has evolved into so much more than just a space to clean clothes. As laundry moves from the basement to the first floor, we’re seeing new innovations in design and technology.

On this week’s KBTribeChat, we discussed the evolution of laundry rooms and the latest in laundry tech.

Design: Beyond Beige | Blizzard 2141

Laundry is moving up from the basement. What trends in laundry room design do you see because of it?

Laundry might be boring, but your laundry room doesn’t have to be. After all, a well-designed laundry room = clean clothes, right? We’re a fan of going bold in this space – wallpaper, bright colors, patterns, don’t hold back!

Design: Kriste Michelini Interiors | Blizzard 2141

Laundry rooms are also becoming more and more multi-purposeful. Mudrooms, storage extra storage, even workspaces – now that’s one productive area!

Design: Two Peas and Their Pod  | Statuario Nuvo 5111

What are your pain points around laundry? What features do you wish you had?

The right materials can help create a clean, low-maintenance laundry room. You need surfacing that’s durable, non-porous, highly resistant to stains and resistant to most chemicals, acids and solvents. Wait a minute…we might know a surface that checks all those boxes…

Design: Avenue Design

Counter space is also important for a functional laundry room. Don’t fill up the counters with clutter. Keep them clear and clean for style and practical usage.

Design: Avenue Design | Pure White 1141

Laundry machines are operating with less water and shorter cycles. Has this impacted the way you do laundry?

It makes us feel less guilty! At Caesarstone, minimizing our impact on the environment is a priority for us. We’re big on saving water – 97% of the water used during manufacture is reclaimed using filtration and recycling systems. So we’re all for laundry machines that can do the same!

Design: Pine Street Carpenters | Pure White 1141

Top load or front load? Debate.

Top load. No – front load. Wait, no… top! Alright, alright, if we HAD to choose, we’ll say front load. It provides the opportunity to stack the machines, and we’re all about saving space.

 

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