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5 Laundry Room Essential Items

Drying Rack

Drying racks are a must have for any laundry room, because they allow you to take care of more delicate clothes that can't handle the heat of your dryer. Folding racks come in a number of sizes and store flat for a small footprint, but they're designed to hold a good bit of laundry. Use the top surface for spreading out sweaters to dry and use the lower levels to hang smaller items in rows, like bras and undies. Keep a stash of hangers on hand to hang shirts and pants as they come out of the washer and use the edge of the drying rack to stow dry clothes until you're ready to put them away.