Surprisingly, one of the most useful items in the home today is the laundry hamper. In fact, it is difficult to envision a bathroom or laundry room without one of these in it. The laundry hampers that are on the market today are not just constructed for decoration or as an ornament for your bathroom. It is one of the household items that is extremely versatile as far as what its uses are. As an example, many people today use them for storing a wide range of different items besides their dirty clothes.
One of the more popular varieties is the wicker hamper although some are wicker in appearance but actually a plastic laundry hamper. There is a wide range of applications, colors, function, materials, and sizes. For instance, they can be used to store seasonal folded clothing, linens, or shoes in. You can find a plastic laundry hamper, a wicker laundry hamper, or even a woven, wooden laundry hamper. You can find a small or large laundry hamper, even a corner laundry hamper.
You can also find laundry hampers that contain a single compartment or is a divided laundry hamper (double laundry hamper). You can also use them as a laundry sorter hamper and not just for holding dirty clothes until laundry day in addition to the uses mentioned above in the prior paragraph. Make sure that the laundry hamper you select is durable and sturdy enough to hold whatever you want to store in it besides dirty or clean clothing and linens.
For the DIY’er, building a laundry hamper is a great home improvement idea. You can build a wooden laundry hamper that is free standing or you can even find ideas for constructing laundry hampers out of cabinets. There are also ideas for tilting hampers that you pull out from the wall like a drawer but on a single axle for opening and closing. The ideas are endless so the process can get a little confusing and even frustrating whether you are buying a new laundry hamper of constructing one as a DIY project.
Finally, start by searching online through the different makes and models that are available or to get ideas for that DIY project. In any event, using the internet first is the most convenient way to initially pursue your options or get some good ideas for building one at home. Additionally, it’s a great way to save money and time in the long run.