Living in the Northeast and dealing with the changes in seasons certainly has its challenges. One of these challenges is how to keep your home clean after coming home from a sandy day at the beach, raking autumn leaves, stomping snow off your boots after a winter storm or tracking mud indoors on a spring day. Each season has its own drawbacks as far as where to hang you outerwear and store your muddy footwear.
Of course, there’s a lot more that goes into a well-designed mudroom than just providing a space to leave the dirty great outdoor behind. Intelligent storage features make it easy to make a quick change. This is especially handy if you have someone in your household who has a knack for forgetting something in the house, and going back for it with dirty, tracking boots!
For some families, a large mudroom can also double to handle some of the seasonal storage items. A thoughtful closet organization system here can be especially helpful if your garage storage is already near its max!
Common items stored in mudrooms include things like: