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need layout help-awkward window

Posted by ashleymking (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 5, 10 at 21:24

I'm in the process of deciding which layout will work best for our 1930 tudor kitchen. The primary dilemma is the size of the kitchen (11 X 9) and the placement of the windows. One particular window that rests at 36 inches from the floor and 22 inches in from the wall is causing a headache--it leaves no room for a normal sized cabinet to be below or along side it. I haven't looked into the cost of raising the window, because the exterior of our home is brick and I imagine it will be quite costly. We've also considered just drywalling over the window, since there will still be a window over the sink and two in the adjoining dining room.

Have any of you struggled with this same issue?

I've include a link with pictures of our current kitchen and a couple of layout suggestions. Both suggestions involve drywalling over the window.

Any suggestions anyone could offer would be greatly appreciated.

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Here is a link that might be useful: Photos of Kitchen


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RE: need layout help-awkward window

If you haven't already done so, I recommend you post this on the "Discussions" side of the Kitchens Forum. This is the "Gallery" where mostly finished kitchens and few picture-heavy threads are usually found. However, not much goes on on this side on a day-to-day basis, unlike the Discussions side...which can be quite lively!

Good luck!


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