A Storage Island. To keep large and laundry baskets off the floor. The baskets are used to separate laundry loads. The storage island also doubles as a folding area for clothes coming right out of the dryer.
Basement bathroom door for cleaning supplies. Kitchen to basement door for pantry items. Back of girls' door for barbies. Inside girls' closet for shoes. Inside my closet door for belts and scarves. Entry door for shoes, mittens, etc.
Turn whites back to white whites: HOT HOT HOT water 1 cup of laundry detergent 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent 1 cup bleach cup borax Small loads for concentrated cleaning power Pre-Soak as long as you can stand or overnight
Recharge towels by washing them once with hot water and 1 cup vinegar, then a second time with hot water and cup baking soda. This strips the build up of detergent and fabric softener residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again.