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Entryway & Mudroom Ideas & Inspiration

Explore inspiring entryway & mudroom ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.

Wood Entry Doors: Cost, Safety, and Buying Tips

We help you select and care for a front door that's right for your home's style—and your budget.

Doormat Roundup | Refresh Your Entry

Swapping in a new doormat is one simple way to extend a warmer welcome. Mats made with durable, sustainable coir—derived from coconut husks—are great at removing dirt and debris from shoes; these designs have the bonus of matching classic American house styles

Paint a Graphic Pattern on Your Floor

Use an oversize geometric pattern to give a traditional entry a lively boost

4 Small Upgrades That'll Clean Your House for You

Yep, you read that correctly. Make these changes at your entry to stop dirt from ever entering your home in the first place

Before and After: Mudroom Chaos Controlled

A high-energy family creates an orderly flight path for kids, dogs, and friends who come and go via the back door. Here's a look at the "Before" photo

35 Stylish Ideas for Mudrooms and Drop Zones

From bare-bones to built-out, see our mudroom storage ideas for creating a stylish spot for coats, shoes, bags—and more—right where you need it most

3-Room Remodels That Transform the Home

Exploring three beautiful room remodels to show you how far your budget, style, and DIY skills can go to transform a space, with This Old House DIY Expert & House One’s Jenn Largesse.

9 Smart Mudroom Ideas

Simple mudroom designs for the whole family to store—and easily reach—outerwear essentials.

Life-Changing Tips for a More Organized Home

Learn the house organization ideas experts use to keep their homes in order

Entryway Benches

Whether you have a full-on mudroom or want to dedicate a section of wall to act as one, a seat with storage is a by-the-door essential

How to Plan a Dog Cleaning Station

A dedicated washing area for your most dedicated friend makes bath time a breeze

10 Hard-Working Rooms That Make Life Easier

Packed with clever built-ins, space-maximizing storage, and nifty organizers, these high-functioning mudrooms, pantries, laundries, and potting rooms offer great ideas to streamline daily life

The Perfect Mudroom

Hobbies, pets, and even recycling can get sorted out in the mudroom. Here are some creative solutions homeowners and architects have come up with for household clutter.