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Basement Renovation Types

Basement Laundry Room

Basement Laundry Room

A laundry room is a room dedicated to washing clothes and linens. Usually located in a basement, garage, or other out-of-the-way spot, these rooms typically contain a washing machine, dryer, and sink for hand-washing delicate items. They may also contain storage for detergents, laundry baskets, and other supplies. The laundry room is a great place to keep all of your laundry organized and make sure that you don’t forget any items.  

Benefits of a Laundry Room in the Basement

Space Savings

A laundry room in the basement can save valuable space in the main living area of your home.

Noise Reduction:

Placing your laundry room in the basement can help reduce noise from the washing machine and dryer from disturbing your family and guests.

Utility Savings:

If your basement is unfinished, you can insulate the walls to reduce energy costs and keep your utility bills low.

Storage Potential

A basement laundry room can provide additional storage for laundry products, cleaning supplies, and other items you need to keep organized.

Increased Real Estate Value

A basement laundry room can be a great selling point, increasing the value of your home.


Doing laundry in the basement can provide greater privacy and more convenient access to your washing machine and dryer.

Creating a Home Theater in Your Basement

Make sure that the basement is properly waterproofed and insulated

Decide on a floor plan

Consider plumbing configuration

Install a flooring material that is durable enough to withstand water and everyday wear and tear
Select appropriate lighting for the room that is bright enough to work in

Select a color scheme that is easy to maintain and reflects the purpose of the room
Install cabinets and shelving to store detergents and other supplies
Install a washing machine and dryer, as well as any other appliances that you may need for the room
Install a tile backsplash around the washing machine and dryer, and cabinets to protect the walls from water and detergent splashes