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When designing your ideal mudroom, con- sider options that are useful without taking up precious space. Start with furniture pieces that serve multiple purposes, such as storage benches,


Decades ago, Americans living in cold,


wet regions began building houses that included mudrooms where they could clean up before coming inside. Today, these rooms can be found in houses all over the country (Because who doesn’t need a space to shake off the dust?), and they can be customized in count- less ways to meet the needs of any family. A mudroom is true to its title, an area designated for removing wet coats, soggy clothes and muddy shoes, helping to keep dirt and other elements out of the rest of the house. It is not a grand entryway to impress guests, but rather a utilitarian area for the family to remove outerwear and wash up before coming inside. It has other aliases like laundry room and utility room. Depending on the layout of your home, the area designated as the mudroom can also double as the laundry room. What better way to avoid tracking dirt through your home than having the washing machine right by the door! By any name, mudroom or laundry room, this practi- cal space is the engine of the well-oiled machine that runs an organized home, and with a bit of creativity it can be one of the most functional and charming. Keep in mind that there is one major factor that separates the cluttered entryway from the functional utility room — organization. When designing your ideal mudroom, consider options that are useful without taking up precious space. Start with furni- ture pieces that serve multiple purposes, such as storage benches, built-in bins with baskets for laundry essentials, or cabinets with handy countertops for folding and sorting. Mudrooms are the landing spot for shoes, coats, backpacks and toys, so


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