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Getting Serious About Mud Rooms

These buffers keep out the elements while providing storage for everything from boots to backpacks

No matter where you live, there's a good chance that your house has a mudroom, and if it doesn't, it should. Mudrooms are utility spaces that have to be rugged and easy to clean. They also need to provide lots of organized storage for coats, boots, hats, sports equipment, and anything else that comes in the back door. Scott Gibson interviews architects to find out their favorite details on floors, finishes, and cabinetry and includes input from Breaktime, our online discussion board.

Getting Serious About Mud Rooms

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