So what is in your utility room?!

Improve your home with replacement kitchen  doors from DIY Homefit

If you are lucky enough to have a utility room, what do you actually keep in it?

When looking for a new home, a utility room always seems like a really good idea. You imagine all the household items that could go in there, leaving your kitchen beautifully clean and uncluttered. The utility room will be where all the practical and dirty and functional things happen – leaving the rest of your home with that minimalistically chic look.

Except it’s never quite like that!

Most utility rooms are crammed with “stuff”. Probably any combination of the following:

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble drier
  • Clothes airer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Laundry and ironing baskets
  • Microwave
  • Extra fridge freezer
  • Overflow of bottled/tinned goods
  • Coat hooks
  • Boot racks
  • Wellies
  • School bags
  • Sports supplies
  • Hobbies equipment
  • Pet supplies
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Hardware such as light bulbs, candles etc
  • Bins

You can probably add a lot more to the above list! But as you can see, no matter how large your utility room, it is going to get very cluttered very quickly if you are not careful. Then the clutter will inevitably spill out into the kitchen then advance ever onwards into the rest of your home.

So what is the answer? How can you keep your utility room clutter free?

A good idea is to install as many built in cupboards as possible into your utility room. This will enable you to organise yourself so that everything has a place and can be stowed away easily. Then all you need to do is close the cupboard door and the room will actually look good as well as being functional.

If you already have some cabinets in your utility room and want to add more, you could use replacement kitchen doors for your existing cabinets then add new kitchen cabinets in the same design. At DIY Homefit we have comprehensive ranges of kitchen cabinets, cupboards and drawers, and complementing ranges of replacement kitchen cupboard doors.

Why not browse through our gallery of kitchen photos to get some ideas for the kind of range you may want to use in your utility room?

The images below were sent from a customer in Warwick who had a small utility room and wanted to maximise the storage space available. The images show the clever use of a custom built large cupboard, replacement kitchen doors – and worktop, all supplied by us – that achieved the desired effect. The customer is delighted and has given us permission to share the photos here. You can read more customer testimonials here.

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So if it’s time to upgrade your utility room – and find good homes for whatever you may want to keep in there – then let DIY Homefit help. It really is possible to combine functionality and style, and at our competitive prices there’s no better place to start!