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Websearch will find good descriptions of bookcase secret doors using center pivot hinges, which are one of the best solutions currently available. If you were putting two cases next to each other, there are other solutions; the Rockler catalog (among others) offers one such center-fold bookcase door hardware kit. There are also companies who install these ...


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You definitely should install an exhaust vent in the room for humidity and buy a quiet one so you will actually use it. But if you don't it will be like every other 6'-0"x5'-6" laundry room with a vent that is not on; point is not the end of the world. As for the rest, install your required utities and fixtures for the appliances (power, water, sewer, ...


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All dryers need a vent. Gas and electric dryers need a vent to the outside of the house to allow all the moisture to escape from the dryer. All-in-one washer/dryer combo units don't need an air vent, but need a water drain to remove the water from the drying stage (which you need anyways to drain the wash cycle). The walls are irrelevant. So don't worry ...


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I agree with Tester101's comment. The current "header" in each closet opening appears to be just one flat 2x4. You will want to install a pair of 2xX framing members on edge that can span the total new opening width without sagging. The ends of this should sit on top of the jack studs at the sides of the opening. A convenient way to make this header ...



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