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Category:  Home Improvement

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Opening up the Space

 

8. Open up the space

Last, but not least, if you have small rooms, think about opening
up visual space by removing walls. If you just take out the
top part of a wall, you won't have to deal with changing the
flooring in any way.

You may need a handyman if you are dealing with a load bearing
wall, but there will be very little expense as far as materials.

Open floor plans are very popular. Your home will seem larger,
and lighter, as more light will bounce around in the room from
the windows.



The top of the wall has been removed between dining and family room.  Posts support beam across the ceiling, as this was a load bearing wall. Notice how this doesn't affect the flooring.

 

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