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Mudroom in a Box: 7 Favorite Boot Brushes

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Mudroom in a Box: 7 Favorite Boot Brushes

December 8, 2017

Realistically, if you live anywhere in the Northeast region of the United States, you’ll be tracking snow, slush, salt, and mud into your home well into April (maybe May). Enter the hardy boot brush, a mudroom-in-a-box with stiff bristles, scrapers, and, often, hardware to mount it near the front door. Here are seven tough candidates for the job.

Traffic Master&#8
Above: Traffic Master’s Boot Scrubber comes with stainless steel hardware and can be attached to a floor; $39.85 on Amazon.
A Permanent Mount Boot Cleaning Brush also has a steel scraper to remove thick mud; $.99 on Amazon.
Above: A Permanent Mount Boot Cleaning Brush also has a steel scraper to remove thick mud; $26.99 on Amazon.
At 9.9 inches long and weighing under three pounds, a compact but tough Rhino Bilt All-In-One Boot Scrubber ($.99) can be floor-mounted.
Above: At 9.9 inches long and weighing under three pounds, a compact but tough Rhino Bilt All-In-One Boot Scrubber ($19.99) can be floor-mounted.
 L.L. Bean&#8
Above: L.L. Bean’s Boot Brush ($49.95) has a heavy cast-iron frame for long, messy Maine winters.
From the family-owned German firm Redecker, a Boot Brush has a European oak base that &#8
Above: From the family-owned German firm Redecker, a Boot Brush has a European oak base that “won’t slide, even with vigorous efforts to remove mud from boots;” it’s $84.50 from Lee Valley Tools.
Wisconsin-based company Scrusher makes a variety of shoe-cleaning brushes for the front door. Their Original Scrusher ($39.99) has evenly spaced bottom bristles to prevent a buildup of dirt and debris.
Above: Wisconsin-based company Scrusher makes a variety of shoe-cleaning brushes for the front door. Their Original Scrusher ($39.99) has evenly spaced bottom bristles to prevent a buildup of dirt and debris.
The Mr. Boot Cleaner boot brush features weather-treated maple siding and is $.95 from Amazon.
Above: The Mr. Boot Cleaner boot brush features weather-treated maple siding and is $18.95 from Amazon.

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Doormats & Boot Scrapers

Boot Brush

$49.95 USD from L.L.Bean

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