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    Default Crawl door for little kids between rooms?

    That's probably a bad description of what I'm asking.

    DH and I are in the process of organizing to have our own house built. As the way the house design is set up, DD2 and DS will be sharing a room which is on the other side of our master bedroom. However to get to their room will be walking through kitchen, living and then around and down a hall to their room. As they are still young DH and I were discussing the possibility of a crawl hole for them come directly from their room into our room, as opposed to redesigning the entire floor plan of the house and costing us a lot more money. I considered maybe a full door but thought eventually it would just be annoying because there will come a point when whoever is in that room won't want to be joined to mum and dad by a door and a "crawl space" would be easier to cover up/fix whatever. It will be years before that happens though. I can't put them in another room as they need the space.

    Does anyone know what I'm talking about? Have you done it? Is it possible? I saw a few shots on google that were what I'm after but no further information.

    So any help I would appreciate!

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    I know what you mean, not something I would do though, personally.

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    I'm thinking its an idea that sounds good in theory but doesn't work practically. I've already altered the floor plan so there's no real way around it.

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    Default Crawl door for little kids between rooms?

    I've seen them at in the room set ups in ikea. Cute idea

    But I can't get past the idea that I'd be DTD, look over and see little horrified faces.

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    Default Crawl door for little kids between rooms?

    I would put in a sliding door and fill it later when they are older

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    I guess another solution is to set up like a nanny cam? I plan on getting DS into the room when he's about 1, maybe 18months. Just want to keep an eye on them.

    We thought of Ikea too.

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    Default Crawl door for little kids between rooms?

    I like the crawl door idea.

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    I think I know what you mean. I've seen them in the kids room setups at Ikea. They have a little crawl space in the wall between the girl room and boy room display.
    If it were me yeah I would consider doing it, as long as the builder says it's something that can easily be repaired to look like a normal wall when they're older or you need to sell the house. We have done a few crazy things to our house to make life easier for us while we live there, but we just have to be prepared to change them back when we go to sell.

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    Default Re: Crawl door for little kids between rooms?

    Aw I think it's a cute idea! I think I might do something like that if it's an easy fix up later.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MissusMac View Post

    But I can't get past the idea that I'd be DTD, look over and see little horrified faces.
    Oh my!
    Not something I would do in my home.


 

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