Morristown TN Real Estate For Sale - Do You Need a Mudroom?

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Do You Need a Mudroom?
What are mudrooms? Typically found in parts of the country where mud, rain or snow are expected, mudrooms help keep the rest of your house looking its best. They are areas, usually around back or side doors, where wet coats and muddy boots are left in order to avoid tracking water and mud throughout the house. If you've thought about creating a mudroom for your home, here are a few things you should know:
Hooks for coats and bags
One way to instantly declutter your house is to install hooks for coat storage. When coats and jackets are thrown over chairs or railings, the house will always look untidy. Hooks also give you and your family a place to hang coats and bags so things don't get lost easily.
Bench for removing shoes
You can stop tracking in mud or getting your floors wet on rainy days if there's a dedicated place to take off your shoes. If you have the room for it, add a bench that makes it easy to sit down and untie shoes so you can take them off before you walk all through the house.
Shoe mats
It's helpful to have a rubber shoe mat. This will keep mud or snow contained so that it's easy to clean up. Just shake the mat outside or wipe it down to keep dirt at bay. It's also a handy place to know where shoes are so that extras can be put away when necessary.
Dog rags
If you have a dog, you know the struggle of keeping mud, rain or snow out of the rest of your house. Keep rags near the door of your mudroom so when you let your dog in after a walk or time in the yard, you can quickly wipe their paws.
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*original article by Sanam Solati on ActiveRain

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Comments (5)

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Mud rooms are not asked for that often, even with our cold winters. But, when it is already in the home, it is very much appreciated!

Nov 05, 2021 04:08 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 I would say you are right, they are very easy to appreciate and once you have one you really seem to become dependent on it.  Hope you have a wonderful Monday!

Nov 08, 2021 04:11 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Norma. Only had one home with a mudroom over the years and we really liked it. Enjoy your day.

Nov 05, 2021 04:24 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Wayne Martin I love my mudroom and our new home we are building is going to have one also.  I think it spoils you in a way.  Have a fabulous Monday!

Nov 08, 2021 04:12 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

The mudroom seems to be a staple for newer homes and I am sure many people feel that it is necessary to have.

Nov 05, 2021 05:39 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Brian England I am telling you once we had one we never wanted to do without.  Hope you have a wonderful Monday!

Nov 08, 2021 04:12 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Norma... I love the idea of a mudroom, but have never had a home with one.

Nov 05, 2021 05:41 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Nina Hollander, Broker we love our mudroom and have come to be very attached to it.  Can't wait for our new home to be built with a bigger and better mudroom.  Have a fabulous Monday!

Nov 08, 2021 04:13 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Our time back East, a mud room was so important.   We made it to Friday, weekend is near.  Thanks again for your post.  Finish the week with a productive day.  bill

Nov 05, 2021 05:50 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog yes mudrooms are essential when you live in a snowy area for sure.  We love ours.  Hope you have a fabulous Monday!

Nov 08, 2021 04:15 AM