Why neglect your home's service yard? Here’s how you can make the most of this under-utilised space with these real life examples!
Despite its all-round usefulness as a general utility area and laundry room, the service yard is often overlooked by homeowners when home renovations are concerned. Get more out of this under-utilised space with a few quick updates that are easy to accomplish!
First, think about how you can make it a more functional space for yourself; you may want to consider adding more storage pockets and the like to keep things clutter free. Next, treat your service yard as an extension of your kitchen - build in an additional countertop to create both a nook for your washing machine and more workspace!
Then again, not all of us will be blessed with a generous service yard. Work around poor ventilation and/or tight spaces by outfitting your yard with an indoor clothes drying system or investing in a stackable washer-dryer unit.
Up your service yard game with these nifty ideas, complete with a shopping guide for washing machines:
- From simple cabinetry updates to the more complex layout tweaks, this is everything you need to know to get more out of your service yard.
- What’s the difference between front and top loaders? Which will work best in your space? Here’s a complete breakdown to help you find the right washing machine for your home.