Designing a Well Organized Mudroom For Your Illinois Home

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jun 22, 2015 4:30:00 PM

Brakur_MudroomIt’s not uncommon to go in almost any home and see there is some type of a mudroom or designated area that is meant to take the place of the mudroom. However, in many households many of these areas end up becoming a dumping ground or a junk room.  The whole purpose of having a place to put things when you walk in the door is defeated.  So why is that?  In many instances the mudroom was just created without a lot of thought.  

Mudrooms are intended to be a transition zone in the house.  It is meant to be a space between the outdoors and the rest of the house.  Their purpose is to help keep the rest of the house clean and organized.  It’s important that when designing a mudroom to ask yourself certain questions.

Questions to ask

  • How many individuals will be using the mudroom?
  • Are you going to have an area for your pet?
  • Do you live in a place where there is lots of mud and dirt that can be tracked in?
  • What items do you want to store in your mudroom such as keys, coats, or sporting equipment?
  • Where will your mudroom be located?
  • Will you be storing mobile devices?
  • How much space do you have for your mudroom?
  • Will it be combined with your laundry room?

Brakur_Mudroom_2There are many different ways to create a mudroom. It all depends on your answers to these questions.  Answering these questions ahead of time will help you not just get a mudroom but one that actually functions the way it was meant to. There are a variety of storage options that can be included in your mudroom. Just like kitchens mudrooms should accommodate your lifestyle and the individuals that live in the home. Click here for more mudroom design tips and ideas.

At Brakur Custom Cabinetry our remodeling experts can customize any area to help you create the perfect mudroom.  If you would like to talk to one of our remodeling experts about designing the ideal mudroom for your home you can contact us here.






Click below to find out what questions ot ask your remodeler.

Questions to Ask a Remodeler


Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Custom Mudroom, Organized Mudroom

Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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