Mudroom Set up & Family Storage

A mudroom is a great space to store your family’s seasonal wear. Typically situated at the rear of your home, you can make the most of your mudroom by conveniently setting it up to ensure your family gets in and out of the home with ease. Here are some tips and tricks to set up the mudroom in your home.

Storage Cubbies

Each mudroom in a Justin Gray Home is set up to efficiently store your family’s seasonal wear. Whether located at the top of your mudroom storage, cubbies are a great place for outerwear. The best use of your cubbies can come from purchasing storage bins or baskets. We recommend labeling each bin and organizing your items from there. Some ideas for your bins include: toques, hats, scarves, mittens/gloves, and even pet gear such as leashes, booties or jackets. Lower cubbies are great for placing shoes, keeping them out of the walkway.

Alternatively, you can organize the bins to have one for each member of the family to store their personal items. Using bins not only keeps your space looking clean and reduces clutter keeping your seasonal wear out of sight, you can also express your design style by selecting bins or baskets that suit your home interior. 

Hang It Up 

Your built-in hooks are great for everyday wear such as coats, purses and backpacks. They are ideal for those grab and go items you use daily. By assigning a hook for each family member, it can provide that added efficiency for your morning routine. For those less commonly used jackets, your entry closet offers sufficient storage.

Take a Seat

Your lower storage cubbies double as a built-in bench! Take a seat to comfortably tie or remove your shoes. For style and comfort, add a couple of throw pillows on your bench.

Features for Your Fur-Family

How about an area dedicated to your pooch? A dog wash is included in select Justin Gray Homes! Located within your mudroom, a tiled dog wash with retractable faucet, makes it easy to bath your pet upon entering after a muddy walk. This grooming centre allows you to keep your dog looking and smelling fresh without having to utilize your family’s main bath. Conquer the mess before it spreads throughout the home by hosing him down in a beautiful space, dedicated for them. 

Do you have ideas on setting up your mudroom? Feel free to let us know your storage secrets! Each Justin Gray Home is creatively designed to maximize functional space for you and your family. Each creative use of space elevates how you live in our homes. Explore renders and floor plans to see how we have creatively designed each of our Available Homes by visiting: https://justingrayhomes.com/available-homes/.

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