This week we are taking a look at one more option for converting a spare or unused guest room. Over the last month we’ve talked about converting an old bedroom into a home office, renovating an unused room for crafts and hobbies, and tips for creating a master suite—all popular options for making over an unused or unoccupied bedroom. Today we’ll consider one—let’s make that two—final options: a laundry room and a pet parlor.
Making the Upgrade
New Wood-Mode cabinetry and energy efficient appliances are a great start when designing a new laundry room. Take it a step further by upgrading the laundry room into a pet parlor for your four-legged family members; this is also a great option for converting basements, mudrooms, or larger arctic entryways. Things to consider when starting a laundry room renovation include:
Upstairs, Downstairs: The Location Question
Some folks prefer a second-floor laundry, particularly if most bedrooms are also located on the second floor. For older homeowners this is a great move toward an aging-in-place design, as it reduces or eliminates the need to carry laundry up and down stairs. A designer can help you assess all of your options to determine the right design for your budget and space. And speaking of budget …
But no one sees it!
You may find yourself hesitating to spend money renovating a humble little laundry room. After all, it’s not like you entertain your guests there! Don’t feel guilty—a well-organized laundry room can make your home more energy efficient, and having a comfortable place to work makes any chore more pleasant.
Are you ready to transform your guest room into a more beautiful, functional space? Stop in to our showroom and speak with one of our designers! Don’t forget to connect with Cabinets & Designs on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Houzz!