Design

Is Open Plan Better?

Claire Miles
Jun 04, 2022

Are you in the market to buy a place or even rent a place? If you are then you might have been doing your research and you have probably seen a few different types of homes. With that said you may have come across open-plan homes. Depending on your lifestyle you might be very attracted to the look and feel of an open plan home. Now because it is quite different than your ordinary home, there are a few things you should know before you sign the lease. This includes how to set up your furniture and well decorate an open plan home.

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When shopping around for a home you really have to take a few things into consideration. This speaks to location, price, and most importantly space. The amount of space a home offers you will either have you buying it or not. This is why there are so many different styles of homes or well floor plans. When we speak of floor plans there are two that are the most common. This includes open-plan homes and regular homes that are divided into different sections. With that said, you may have noticed that open-plan homes have become increasingly popular. Its popularity has increased for a number of reasons.

One of the major reasons why open-plan homes are so popular is because of how much space you have to play around with. Now if you aren’t familiar with open-plan homes, you should know that with an open plan home there aren’t really any rooms. This simply means that when walking into your home you won’t find a bedroom door or a separate room for your kitchen. With an open plan home, everything flows into each other hence the name. Now don’t worry, your bathroom and toilet will still be separate but that’s likely to be the only room with a door. With that in mind, there are a few great ways in which you can section your home off into different rooms. Remember you have more space to play with.