Many older homes are bought more for their neighborhoods than for the houses themselves. Typically built closer to urban centers, these homes are on nicer pieces of land and have the quality of landscape that only decades of growth can provide. This 19th century Colonial subtly accepts an enhanced mudroom entry.

Excerpt from Duo Dickinson’s Staying Put, published by The Taunton Press, 2011.

More REMODELING articles about entryways:

Curve Appeal — An elliptical porch overhang formed to fit

Porch Enclosure — A better, not bigger way to get inside

More Than Just Mud — A customized mudroom does more than just make exits and entries flow better