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New Year 2020 is just two nights away and with it comes a motivation to improve, whether it be personally, physically, or even extensions of ourselves, like our homes. One great tip if you’re upgrading your home this New Year 2020 is to start with one room at a time. Today, we’re picking out some of the most awesome storage essentials for your laundry room. After all, it’s where all your clothes, bedsheets, table linens, and more get clean. Here’s now to upgrade your laundry room with these awesome storage essentials this New Year 2020.


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Tip #1: Create more efficient storage by investing in laundry baskets with wheels.

These helpful carriers makes mobility around the house easier and more effortless. Here are some examples.

New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

1. Danya B Army Canvas Laundry Hamper on Wheels

Make your laundry room look more sprightly with the Danya B. Army Canvas Laundry Hamper on Wheels, which includes a sturdy metal frame equipped with wheels. It can be stored flat for storage or kept upright, fully open for easy access when inside the laundry room. It also makes for easy transport for both light and heavy loads. Its heavy duty canvas is also removable, making it easy to clean and store. Overall product is made of canvas, iron, ABS, and nickel. Measures 22 x 23 5/8 x 14 1/4 inches. Get 45% off, with an additional 15% off when you use the code JOY, for a limited time at Macy’s.


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

2. Artesa Verona Collapsible Metal Laundry Cart with Removable Basket & Canvas Bag

If you’d like to add both function and style to your laundry room this New Year 2020, make sure you invest in the Artesa Verona Collapsible Metal Laundry Cart. It is made from heavy-gauge, carbon structured steel with a BPA-free, food-safe powder coating for long-lasting shine even through years of use. It also features an oil-rubbed bronze finish for an antiqued feel that’s perfect for any rustic-themed laundry room or country house. This laundry cart comes with a removable, canvas-line basket that can accommodate large loads of clothes, blankets, towels, and other types of laundry. It is equipped with four wheels that swivel 360-degrees, letting you conveniently transport it anywhere in the house. Not only is it collapsible, it also features a tray underneath for storing laundry essentials. Folds flat for storage in any closet or small spaces too. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars on Amazon

Promising review: “Excellent product! I bought this for my neighbor that’s 80 years old. She’s had an easier time doing laundry as she’s had many surgeries and health issues. The product was easy to assemble and it’s sturdy.” Amanda


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

3. AmazonBasics Commercial Round Laundry Hamper Rolling Cart with Removable Basket Liner, Beige

Work like a pro in the laundry with this round commercial laundry hamper from AmazonBasics, which features a sturdy metal frame with a gleaming chrome finish and a 40-pound weight capacity that lets you handle the entire family’s laundry! It is equipped with 4 smooth-rolling rubber casters, 2 locking for secure placement, and black bumpers above the wheels to help protect walls and furniture from scratches. It also comes with a polycotton liner with fabric-tab fasteners for easy attaching. The liner is easily machine-washable. Rated 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “I’m just using this for my house, but it makes a pretty impressive clothes hamper upgrade. Sturdily built, the canvas bag is pretty heavy duty. More room than my previous hamper, this one takes up the entire closet space I park the hamper in. Good sized wheels roll easily.” BM 


Tip #2. Add a small shelf to your laundry room to provide more storage space.

If your laundry room does not have built-in overhead cabinets and other spots to stuff supplies into, go for a small cabinet or bookshelf where you can place laundry essentials and keep organized this New Year 2020!


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

1. Sauder Beginnings 3-Shelf Bookcase, Highland Oak Finish

If you have limited laundry room space, go for this basic 3-shelf bookcase that provides just the right amount of space for laundry essentials. It features two adjustable shelves, an enclosed back panel to prevent things from falling off the other end, an engineered wood construction for durability, and a Highland Oak finish that looks great in country-themed laundry rooms or minimalist-themed laundry rooms. Measures 24.56 x 11.45  x 35.28 inches. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “Very well packaged and very sturdy. They complement the 5 shelve units. I put two between two 5 shelve units two add storage to a laundry room neat freak baskets work great on them along with cubes.” MommaV


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

2. Vasagle Bathroom Storage Cabinet

Who says a bathroom storage cabinet can only be used in the bathroom? This ultra chic storage cabinet features two open shelves, a drawer and a bottom cabinet to store all your laundry essentials. If you’re looking to get one for your bathroom or study, why not get one for your laundry room? This storage cabinet from Vasagle is made of solid fiberboard construction that reliable stability and long-lasting durability and comes with an anti-toppling device for added security. Store all your essentials with ease with this charming storage cabinet that’s easy on the eyes, too. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars on Amazon

Promising review: “Very well packed. So nice to assemble furniture with no nicks, gouges or broken corners. Easy to assemble, instructions were clear, all parts clearly marked. Fit and finish are very good. A little smaller than I expected, but it fits nicely in a smaller bathroom.” Peter F. Ferello


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

3. Giantex 4-Tier Bookcase Multipurpose Storage Rack Open Shelf

A charming addition to any laundry room, this open shelf storage rack is crafted from solid pine wood and is made with high-quality craftsmanship. It features four wood tiers and comes with two woven baskets. Its visually chic style offers a highlight to any laundry room, playroom, bedroom, or study. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “Love this! Very easy to assemble, very sturdy and attractive piece. Is great to keep all my dog’s food, goodies and treats.” Snack Cake


Tip #3: Use clear jars or containers for laundry essentials to easily identify and access them.

Good Housekeeping recommends using a glass container and scoop for storing detergent or laundry pods to add a touch of style to your laundry room. Here are some affordable options.


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

1. Home Essentials 11 Inch Vintage Rustic Clear Glass Storage Jar

Candy jars aren’t only for storing candy. It can find a second life in your laundry room as a holder for clothespins or other small items that you’d like to corral into one big container for easier access. THis Home Essentials vintage clear glass storage measures 11 x 6.7 x 6.7 inches and is great for even small spaces. Not only does it spruce up your space, it also adds some personality to it. Rated 3.7 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “This apothecary jar is exactly as described. It’s well made and the lid fits nicely. I bought it to display seashells and it looks great. I think it would work well for any number of applications. It came packaged nicely. Very happy with my purchase.” Rebecca


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

2. STORi 60-Ounce Premium Quality Clear Plastic Apothecary Jar

Store your laundry pods in these durable acrylic apothecary jars from Stori, which are classic yet stylish. It appears glasslike but is actually made of acrylic, making it safe to use around children and pets as it will not shatter. It features thick premium plastic, a stylish knob for easy access, a solid, thick base, and a lid that insets into the canister for stability. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “Had these for a long time now. Items as described. They remain clear over time, functionality is perfect, and convenient. Classy space savers. I use one for cotton balls and the other for q-tips. Well worth the money!” Mrs. Ball


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

3. mDesign Storage Organizer Canister Jar

These multi-purpose sleek canister apothecary jars are great for both the bathroom, vanity, and even your laundry room. Store smaller items such as laundry pods and the like in these fun, modern, and space-saving containers. It is made of BPA-free and chlorine-free shatter-resistant plastic, designed for moisture-rich bathroom environments. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “These a huge containers. Very nice storage containers to store cotton/brushes. If you want to spend some money to make your bathroom storage space to look nice, this is a good purchase.” Amazon Customer


Tip #4: Use tension rods and other wall-mounted rods to maximize space and provide opportunities for hanging clean clothes.

Good Housekeeping recommends maximizing space in the laundry room by using even the walls! You can do this by installing wall mounted rods or tension rods wherever applicable.


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

1. RoomDividersNow Premium Tension Curtain Rod, 120in-150in (Black)

Whether you’re dividing a room, adding curtains to windows, or simple adding more hanging rods to your laundry room, RoomDividersNow offers a sturdy option for rods. These heavy-duty tension rods are a creative and easy way to add more hanging space to your laundry room. They are installed using spring loaded tension between walls and hold strong with clear rubber end grips. In fact, it has a special patent-pending design that’s crafted alongside industrial engineers to ensure long-lasting, extra strength tension. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “I have needed a way to hang clothes that I did not want to put in the dryer. By putting this tension rod in the door frame of my laundry room, this was accomplished! It doesn’t interfere with the door closing and is high enough to be out of the way and sturdy enough to hold several wet clothing articles! Definitely two thumbs up!” BleuBird


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

2. Furkovia Industrial Pipe Wall Mounted Clothes Hanging Rack

Crafted from metal pipes, this unique wall-mounted clothes rack features a strong bearing capacity so you can hang clothes both wet and dry. Hang heavier items from coats to jackets, as well as lighter items in your laundry room, basement, backyard, garage, and more. It measures 59 inches long. Rated 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “This was the perfect solution above my laundry sink. It looks cool, was super economic and is very functional.” Heather M.


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

3. Vailge Room Divider Tension Rods

Amazon’s choice for heavy duty tension rod is this one from Vailge, which can hold heavy blackout shell curtain and can be used as a drying rack. It features clear rubber end grips for sturdy, strong hold. This best-selling, highly rated tension rod from Vailge does not require drilling and is adjustable so you can customize it according to your space. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “It’s terrific one for privacy bought another for laundry room, saving energy hanging clothes to dry.” Deanna Largent


Tip #5: To create a uniformed look, go for multiple basket containers of the same types.

They’ll look great in any open shelf or cabinet. Plus, it’s also a way to get organized and look very neat in your laundry room. Here are some options.


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

1. Seville Classics Woven Hyacinth Storage Cube Basket, Set of 2

For those who have tropical-themed homes with lots of wood and plant elements, go fo this set of two woven hyacinth storage cube basket that measures 13 25″ x 13 25″ x 8″ H. It is made of woven water hyacinth wrapped around a sturdy metal frame. It also efficiently folds flat for easy storage when you’re not using them! A perfect partner for your laundry room or anywhere you need to get organized. Shop at Macy’s


New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

2. Spectrum Diversified Teardrop Storage Basket, Large, Industrial Gray

For those who want to instantly see the contents of their basket container, go for a wire type such as this from Spectrum Diversified. It features an open design that lets you see inside effortlessly and uniquely shaped handles that allow for easy transportation. It has a sturdy steel construction so you can use it for years to come in any room in the house! Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “I bought this basket for extra towels in my guest bathroom. It easily holds 4 regular sized towels rolled up. It’s a great addition to my bathroom decor.” Lisa McCoy Mitchell

New Year 2020: How to Upgrade Your Laundry Room with These Awesome Storage Essentials

3. TheWarmHome Decorative Basket Rectangular Fabric Storage Bin

Those who love linen containers will adore TheWarmHome’s decorative shelf containers that are perfect for any room in the house. It’s made of durable linen and thickened with environmental EVA, and equipped with a sturdy metal rod frame around the top to maintain its shape. It is also lined with a thin muslin fabric. Its sturdy rope handle makes for easy access and carrying. Measures 15.7L x 11.8 x 8.3 inches. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Promising review: “These are great. Exactly the size I needed for the spot I wanted them for. I was a bit concerned because they have no structure since they are collapsible, however, when opened up and there is enough structure for them to stand on their own and when filled with what I want to store, they are solid. Nice and roomy to. The structure is good so when I pull them out of the shelf they live on everything in it doesn’t fall out. The handles are strong and hold up nice even when the weight of the stuff is high. Look great in my white and brown laundry room.”

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