Hardworking Homes

Whether it’s prepping food, folding clothes, or doing your actual job, there’s tons of work to be done around the house. But with just a few easy updates, your home’s hardest working rooms can make your life a heck of a lot easier. From tables that help you fold laundry to kitchens that help you clean, we’re sharing productivity-enhancing tips so you can spend less time laboring, and more time living it up!

Cleaning Comrade

One hardworking space that often goes unnoticed is the entryway! Foyers and mudrooms are responsible for receiving all your guests, holding all your outerwear, and containing all your shoes, which makes them a breeding ground for disorganization and debris. That’s why we love structured storage so much. Whether it’s benches, cubbies, cabinets, or a freestanding organizer, the right storage can save you countless hours of corralling loose shoes and wrangling stray jackets. And if you pair it with an easy-to-clean flooring option like LVT, you’ll have yourself an entryway that does more than its fair share around the house.

Pro-Tip: If you’re opting for built-in storage, equip the bottom of your units with open shelves at foot level for your shoes. Then, install slide-out shelves that make it even easier to retrieve and stow them away!
Cleaning Comrade

One hardworking space that often goes unnoticed is the entryway! Foyers and mudrooms are responsible for receiving all your guests, holding all your outerwear, and containing all your shoes, which makes them a breeding ground for disorganization and debris. That’s why we love structured storage so much. Whether it’s benches, cubbies, cabinets, or a freestanding organizer, the right storage can save you countless hours of corralling loose shoes and wrangling stray jackets. And if you pair it with an easy-to-clean flooring option like LVT, you’ll have yourself an entryway that does more than its fair share around the house.

Pro-Tip: If you’re opting for built-in storage, equip the bottom of your units with open shelves at foot level for your shoes. Then, install slide-out shelves that make it even easier to retrieve and stow them away!
Prep Partner

From prepping to cooking to cleaning, we do more laboring in the kitchen than in any other two rooms combined. But you can make every meal just a little easier—and just a little more fun—by creating a dedicated food prep zone with a built-in smart speaker! The dedicated prep space minimizes sprawling messes, making clean-up a cinch, while the music and cooking tips from your techy new sous-chef enhances your mood and the food (probably). Simply carve out a small area on your counters, plop down a grooved walnut cutting board, and let the good tunes roll!

Pro-Tip: Quartz and Butcher Block Countertops are ideal countertop materials because they’re basically built-in prep spaces. For a pro-level prep combo, use two different countertop materials in your kitchen: Quartz on your island, and butcher block on your main counters.
Prep Partner

From prepping to cooking to cleaning, we do more laboring in the kitchen than in any other two rooms combined. But you can make every meal just a little easier—and just a little more fun—by creating a dedicated food prep zone with a built-in smart speaker! The dedicated prep space minimizes sprawling messes, making clean-up a cinch, while the music and cooking tips from your techy new sous-chef enhances your mood and the food (probably). Simply carve out a small area on your counters, plop down a grooved walnut cutting board, and let the good tunes roll!

Pro-Tip: Quartz and Butcher Block Countertops are ideal countertop materials because they’re basically built-in prep spaces. For a pro-level prep combo, use two different countertop materials in your kitchen: Quartz on your island, and butcher block on your main counters.
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Folding Friend

Ahhhh, laundry. The spin cycle of life that never seems to end. If you’re looking to lighten your load a little, let a folding table and some savvy storage be your saving grace! Having a space to sort, fold, de-stain, and contain all of your supplies can drastically decrease the amount of time your laundry-related tasks take. If your laundry room has room to give, installing some cabinetry or cube storage will give you all the space you need to make quick work of your clothes. If space is sparse, opt for a fold-away folding table, or even better, a mobile laundry center—it’s the folding friend we all need in our lives.

Pro-Tip: If you have absolutely no additional space to add a folding table, simply slap a laminate countertop on top of your washer/dryer! Not only is it great for folding, it’s the perfect place to work out those tough stains.
Folding Friend

Ahhhh, laundry. The spin cycle of life that never seems to end. If you’re looking to lighten your load a little, let a folding table and some savvy storage be your saving grace! Having a space to sort, fold, de-stain, and contain all of your supplies can drastically decrease the amount of time your laundry-related tasks take. If your laundry room has room to give, installing some cabinetry or cube storage will give you all the space you need to make quick work of your clothes. If space is sparse, opt for a fold-away folding table, or even better, a mobile laundry center—it’s the folding friend we all need in our lives.

Pro-Tip: If you have absolutely no additional space to add a folding table, simply slap a laminate countertop on top of your washer/dryer! Not only is it great for folding, it’s the perfect place to work out those tough stains.
Office Mate

Whether it’s for working from home or simply paying the bills, almost everyone has a work space in their home. Yours might be as minimalistic as a desk in the guest bedroom, or as elaborate as a dedicated home office—either way, the more comfortable you make that space, the more productive you’ll be! For starters, draw those drapes to bring in as much natural light as you can, and supplement it with an LED-equipped desk lamp to make sure your eyes don’t get strained. Then, slink into an adjustable ergonomic chair, one that you can sit in comfortably for hours on end. And if productivity starts to dwindle, increase the blood flow to your brain by working upright with an adjustable standing desk—it’s the perfect mate for every home office!

Pro-Tip: Give your to-do lists a permanent place in your home with cabinetry that’s equipped with a few chalkboard cabinet doors! And if you find yourself needing even more brainstorming space, cover an entire wall with chalkboard paint or wallpaper!
Office Mate

Whether it’s for working from home or simply paying the bills, almost everyone has a work space in their home. Yours might be as minimalistic as a desk in the guest bedroom, or as elaborate as a dedicated home office—either way, the more comfortable you make that space, the more productive you’ll be! For starters, draw those drapes to bring in as much natural light as you can, and supplement it with an LED-equipped desk lamp to make sure your eyes don’t get strained. Then, slink into an adjustable ergonomic chair, one that you can sit in comfortably for hours on end. And if productivity starts to dwindle, increase the blood flow to your brain by working upright with an adjustable standing desk—it’s the perfect mate for every home office!

Pro-Tip: Give your to-do lists a permanent place in your home with cabinetry that’s equipped with a few chalkboard cabinet doors! And if you find yourself needing even more brainstorming space, cover an entire wall with chalkboard paint or wallpaper!
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Madison

5952 Haase Road
Madison, WI 53532
(Use Deforest in GPS; Located near the airport)

(608) 824-1092
Mon & Thu: 9am — 8pm
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Middleton, WI 53562

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