One of the first things I wanted to add to the laundry room in Simply Every Home was a drying rack to air dry clothing.
With the boys’ skin sensitivities and my wanting to preserve some of our clothes for a longer period of time, air drying is an essential part of my (never ending) laundry routine.
From jeans to sweaters and the kids’ cotton clothing, air drying helps keeps our clothes from shrinking, sweaters pilling, etc. I used to think it was weird when my mom used to air dry clothes. And I really didn’t like the feeling of cotton when it was air dried. But, now I do it more often than not with most of my own clothes. Moms always know best!
Here is a round up of the best drying racks for laundry room:
Drying Racks for Laundry Room
I bought two of these galvanized wall mount drying racks from Pottery Barn. They go on sale often and I was able to snag two of them for the price of one. They’re so well made and easy to install. If you have the wall space, I highly recommend this drying rack. It is practical, useful, and doubles as great farmhouse decor for any laundry room.
White Wall Mounted Drying Racks
I also love these white drying racks for a clean, crisp look.
- Folding Drying Rack ($57.99)
- Single Folding Drying Rack ($40.99)
- Large Drying Rack ($75.99)
- Half Wall Drying Rack ($83.99)
Accordion Style Drying Racks
These accordion style laundry racks are also great options if you have a smaller space, but still have the functionality of a full size drying rack. I prefer the look of the full size wall mounts, but we had a huge space to fill above our washer and dryer. Otherwise, I’d opt for one of these and place them as I would a small towel rack.
- Accordion Drying Rack in White ($59.99)
- Accordion Drying Rack with Hooks ($119.99)
- Modular Drying Rack in Charcoal ($49.99)
- Pull Down Drying Rack in Chrome ($19.99)
Free Standing Drying Racks
If you don’t have the wall space for drying racks, these free standing and portable drying racks are great options to pull out and use when needed. Also, a great option to have to take outside for sun drying during warmer months! If you live in a warmer climate, I definitely recommend one of thes portable racks or hanging a clothing line outdoors! I love sun drying clothes. Call me Laura Ingalls, :). The free standing drying racks obviously fold down to a pretty slim profile, so you can easily store them in a closet or in between your washer and dryer.
- Pine Wood X-Frame Drying Rack ($26.49)
- Dotted Line Portable Drying Rack ($26.99)
- Slim Profile Triangle Portable Drying Rack ($19.99)