To tackle your organization and storage needs, read this guide for ideas that will help you make the most of your mudroom.
Watch Ask This Old House Mason Mark McCullough help a homeowner repair their flagstone steps in the entryway, making them safe and stable.
In this round-up and comprehensive buying guide, our team takes a look at some of today's best entryway benches. Check out our top picks.
You can build this handy boot station with just a few essential tools and some lumber. Park it right outside your door, so you can effortlessly scrape off any muck and snow on your shoes all fall and winter. This simple DIY project only takes an hour to complete, plus no more tracking dirt into the house. Win-win!
Carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner protect themselves from rain and snow by installing an awning over the entry door to their brand-new kitchen.
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.
Mudrooms serve as spaces where the home’s residents can shrug off their backpacks and remove their messy footwear before entering other parts of the home. Why else do they matter? Read on to learn more.
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
Ask This Old House painter Mauro Henrique helps a homeowner clean up and repaint a rusty metal railing.
A DIY accent wall with an abstract geometric pattern gives a young couple’s foyer the focal point it needs
In just a few hours, Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor turn a single sheet of MDF into a piece of furniture that provides both storage and seating.
A handsome DIY bench seat flanked by storage cabinets creates a stylish drop spot for a busy family
Create a well-planned drop spot to reduce clutter in living spaces
These work spaces have a lot in common. Gardeners can make the most of a single room with a few tweaks
See how the combination laundry, mudroom and pet-washing station at the TOH 2017 Idea House perfectly combines efficiency and style.
A custom-built bench and plenty of hooks squeeze every bit of storage out of a tight space
This warmed-up, splashy storage project from our #DIYDARE challenge will have you smiling in the rain
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
Simple mudroom designs for the whole family to store—and easily reach—outerwear essentials.
Board-and-batten wainscot and carefully placed hardware give a fresh new look—and purpose—to a formerly nondescript space
Learn the house organization ideas experts use to keep their homes in order
Steal a glance as you dash out the door or stash a reminder note with this handy entryway accessory
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to upgrade an entryway with a brand-new, low-maintenance, energy-efficient door
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
A little lumber and lots of hooks turn a foyer into a family-friendly coat corral that makes room for everyone's necessities
Reclaimed posts with fluted channels or curvy turnings can find new life as a decorative interior accent
No room for an entryway closet? No problem. Keep outerwear organized with this simple-to-build piece