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Many homes today feature specific areas in front of your doors to introduce visitors to your home and help catch everything that you bring in the door with you. Unfortunately, this is also one of the most underused spaces in the home.
By using some great organizing equipment such as custom closets and closet organizers along with some inexpensive ideas, the space will look good and hold everything together so that you don’t cringe every time you enter it.
Closets and storage spaces built into porches and mudrooms are generally nothing more than wasted space. Everything gets shoved into them and it is just too hard to find what you need.
Jackets just take up too much space when they are hung by conventional methods and boots and shoes always end up in a big heap. Dual bars allow you two rows of jackets where you would normally only be able to hold one.
Adding shelving along the bottom will give you a space to keep your boots and shoes in an orderly fashion.
Every time you need mitts or gloves it isn’t uncommon to be missing one. If you have an existing closet, organizers with several larger shelves are great for baskets that can be filled with these items to keep them in one place.
Small clothespins can help to keep them together inside the baskets. If you don’t have room for custom closets, attach clothespins to a rope or ribbon and tack it into a corner or across the wall to hold your mitts. The same can be done with hats.