RL Tips: Organizing the Utility Room

Decluttering ideas and nifty containers for the most multifunctional area of the home


The utility room can be the most multifunctional area in your home. It’s a storage room, mud room, laundry area, broom closet, and sometimes, even the maid’s room. That is why it’s important not to turn it into a dumping ground for everything you want to hide. Designate areas and keep track of all the items by making a list that you can post behind the door.

Styling by Issa Villar. Assisted by Paula de Guzman. Photographed by Paolo Feliciano.

Read the original article (“3 Cluttered Zones, Controlled!") in the June 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.

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