Just having a washer and dryer in my apartment is a major step up for me. In Chicago, our coin-operated laundry is in the building’s basement and that is a major step up from the place we lived before — I don’t even want to tell you what that was like.
Here in Paris, though, our washer and dryer (a separate dryer! In Paris!) is in our one and only spacious bathroom, which also houses our tiny closet and … I LOVE it. It is so convenient to do laundry — I don’t even need a laundry basket! I just fold the clothes out of the dryer and turn around and put them away. Also, if it's especially chilly, I'll pop my towel into the dryer before I get in the shower. When I get out, not only is the room warmer (it's a ventless dryer), but I have a heated towel as well! I would never have thought myself to put the laundry in the bathroom, but now I’m starting to think this is the best place for it.
A few weeks ago Regina wrote about incorporating the laundry into the kitchen which, depending on your apartment’s floor plan, seems like it could also be efficient. So, I’m curious: where is your laundry located and why do you love (or hate) it?
Image: Vacation in Paris