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Laundry upgrade

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Laundry upgrade

When i built the house, the budget was tight and we couldn’t affort to pay for extra cabinetry and storage so we opt for standard inclusion which was a countertop sink trough and two tile splashback. Once i sarted living in the house realized i need the storage and took upon the project to build it myself. 


Garden sleepers

Dulux laminex paint 



Wooden panels 


Paint tray

4mm Nap Rollers

Masking tape

Ramset plugs and screws

Cleaning matrial

Led strip lights

Double socket

Drawer rails



Drill driver

Tek gun

Hammer drill




Step 1

Strip away old tiles

Step 2

Frame garden sleepers for bottom cabinets

Step 3

Measure and cut wooden panels 

Step 4

Made cabinets 

Step 5

Paint the cabinets 

Step 6

Drill and prewire cables

Step 7

Hang cabinets

Step 8

Install Tile splashback And bottom tiles

Step 9

Final finishes and light and power install


Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Re: Laundy upgrade

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @manny_123. It's fantastic to have you join us, and many thanks for sharing your project.


Congratulations on your resourceful approach to adding much-needed storage in your home! Building the cabinets yourself using garden sleepers is a novel approach that I haven't seen before, but it looks amazing. You've really achieved a functional and stylish space which I trust is a joy to work within. 


Well done on completing the project and enhancing the appearance of your laundry.




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Retired Team Member
Retired Team Member

Re: Laundry upgrade

Lovely work @manny_123.


Many thanks for sharing, and well done.


Your laundry upgrade has attracted more than 2000 views and we are interested in turning your project into a Featured Project article.

Do you have any more pictures you could share?

It would also be great if you could share any other tips or lessons learned during your project that would assist other laundry renovators.


Many thanks,




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