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Would someone be kind enough to review my floor plan?

I am doing a major remodel and addition to my house. Here's the proposed floor plan.

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Asked by Edward Yeh
Posted Oct 26, 2012 6:31 PM ET
Edited Oct 26, 2012 6:35 PM ET


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It's not clear exactly what information you seek, and you didn't mention your climate zone, or heating/cooling needs, or site conditions, or foundation system (slab? crawl space? basement?), or attic, or what's existing and what is proposed, but I'll give my two cents' worth:

1. Add closets to bedrooms
2. Add closets to entry areas
3. Mechanical room?
4. Solar orientation?
5. Glazing?
6. Wall section type?

To benefit from the folks who are far more expert than I and who contribute to this blog, you really should offer up much more information.

Answered by John Rockwell
Posted Oct 26, 2012 11:36 PM ET


Your new family room will be dark/gloomy and having a diagonal travel path through the center of it will be difficult to furnish and uncomfortable to use.

Answered by James Morgan
Posted Oct 27, 2012 7:21 PM ET

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