Winter months can be when the most dirt (muddy snow, anyone?) gets tracked into the house. But, mudrooms can also be a handy year-round, all-purpose prep space for your home. Here are some creative solutions homeowners and architects have come up with for household clutter and ick issues.
Whether you live in a rainy climate, where dogs and kids track in mud, or near the beach, where you're always sweeping up sand, a small shower stall in the mudroom can make life tidier. A ground-floor basin with a drain and a wall-mounted handspray easily accommodate dirty boots, feet, and paws. Make sure to keep a stack of towels handy for drying off, and place boot trays nearby to hold wet footwear as it dries.
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A shallow sink with a wall-mounted faucet contains the mess of indoor repotting and watering chores for a green thumb's mudroom. A restaurant-style pot washer might also be installed to handle large Read More »from How to Create the Perfect Mudroom