Assign each family member a hook or basket for their belongings. When their spot is filled up, that’s their cue it’s time to clear out some things.
A Place for Essentials
Since this is the first point of contact with the home, designate a spot, such as a shelf, for keys and mail to land. Keep a bin nearby with grab-and-go items like umbrellas for rainy days or flashlights for nighttime dog walks.
Short on space in your entryway? Under the wall hooks for coats and bags, place a sturdy bench, hamper, or cubby shelf to corral shoes (and eliminate the tripping hazard).