Considerations When Designing a Floor Plan

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The floor contributes greatly to the look of any home. With this regard, there is need to undertake careful thought and planning of the floor design. There are considerations that you should make when designing this part of the home. The budget is the initial factor that every home builder should consider. It determines the work flow and the nature of the floor to be constructed.  The location of the house and rooms is crucial because different locations tend to affect certain floor designs. This is due to the fact that places like the kitchen, bathroom and the living room all require different designs.

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Take into consideration the size of the house, shape and number of the rooms because it will determine whether to use the open floor plan or the segmented type. The environmental elements should too be looked upon since they affect the design of the floor. Keep in mind that the sun heats the room during cold days and having a huge overhang above the windows will help a lot in providing shade. Keep rest rooms and bedrooms away from the traffic operated grounds to prevent disruption of sleep. Other factors to consider include: Comfort features, safety, room décor, size of furniture, room functions, family needs, wiring, etc.