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Ironing Board Storage Ideas for Tidy Ironing

places to store ironing board

It’s one of those things, you need an ironing board as part of a complete laundry setup, but they’re a bit of an eyesore. It’s best to store your board out of sight when it’s not in use, which is tricky since it’s a fairly bulky item, and problematic to store if you live in a small house or flat.

These useful ideas will allow you to make the most out of your space and prevent your ironing board from distracting from your beatufl home decor. To give you some storage ideas, we’ve included our favourite ironing board storage inspirations from clever UK homeowners.

The Shed or Garage

garrage space for ironing board

If you have a shed, garage, or large outdoor storage box, this can be an ideal place to keep your ironing board. This way, you’re not using up any space inside your home – simply take it into the house when in use, and pack away outside when not in use. Better yet, if you have a large clean garage or shed, then do your iroing these without having to take the iroing board int the house at all – out of sight, out of mind.

Underneath the Bed

Thankfully, ironing board are foldable and flay, making it possible to slide the board under your bed. These board surfaces typically measure 4 feet in length.

The Ironing Board can be Hung on the Wall

ironingboard on wall

You can also hang a bulky ironing board on the wall. This is especially useful for walls that are behind doors, which ads a level of consealment when the door is open.

Attaching the secure hook properly is crucial. The best dowel diameter is at least 8mm. The larger the dowel, the better, and make sure to use plasterbaord screws if fixing hooks to a dry wall.

On a Cubboard Door

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Wall or door brackets are the most cost-effective and easy way to grab the ironing board. These brackets allow you to store all your ironing utensils, including iron, water and table. While you can put them on the wall or on the door to a closet, it is more elegant to place them there. The ironing board will not be visible, and the room will look cleaner. These brackets are available on Amazon and eBay, so shop around.

Dedicated Ironing Board Cupboard

ironing board storage cupboard

Don’t have a laundry room? No problem – how about building and mounting a dedicated laundry cupboard? These can be freestanding or wall mounted, just meause up your ironing board and find a cupboard that will fit.

You should invest in furniture that is specifically made to store ironing equipment, so you can store everything in one compact place – your ironing board, steam iron, laundry detergents, pegs, laundry basket, etc. These are compact so you won’t have to spend a lot of money to place them.

There are many furniture designs to choose from, so you won’t have any trouble finding furniture that doesn’t match your decor. You can also opt for a mirrored cupboard – a useful element that will make your bedroom or family room look great.

Ironing Cabinet

A custom built ironing unit can be a great option if space is an issue. It will have all you need for ironing and washing. The ironing units are made of solid wood and have a fold-up top with a table and drawers. They also come with wheels and wheels that make it easy to move the furniture.

You can iron comfortably on the furniture and arrange in the wicker baskets or drawers the clothes that need to be ironed as well as the clothes that have been ironed. Until they are ironed, clothes won’t accumulate on the chair or bed. Everything will be in its right place.

Hidden in Furniture and Drawers

There are many ways to hide an ironing board from furniture in your home. This is possible by placing a removable closet that has an ironing board and rod, such as the one shown below.

A second option is to create a box with a lid and attach it to some furniture of medium height. You can make a pantry drawer into a table or ironing board by turning it into a drawer in your kitchen. You can have a foldable, detachable ironing board that you can attach to any drawer. When not in use, this saves space.

Ironing and washing are two of the most tedious household chores. These are tasks that would be easier if there was enough space and the right accessories.

The ideas we have presented today will allow you to keep the iron and board discreetly and comfortably stored in a fixed location in your house. You will likely get something that is more than you currently have and that alone will make a significant change.