How to divide a room without a wall

For people staying in lofts with a lot of open space everywhere there might not be a lot of privacy. Also for people with very large rooms, subdividing these living spaces without putting up a physical wall is a good option. Such rooms could be easily subdivided with dividers.

It is not necessary to spend money in order to buy a specific divider for the house. One can actually pick from the number of things which are already in the house. It is obviously easier to buy something specifically for this purpose which might be tailor made and also there are lots of options available. But a number of other creative options work as well.

For instance, a large kids room could be divided by hanging a bulletin board or a chalkboard from the ceiling and fixing it to the floor. Is such a way they will have that slightly added privacy from the wall and at the same time have a creative place to play. A line of colourful and attractive storage chests is another great way to separate one space from another. This also gives the kids a nice location for storing their books, toys, colours etc.

One could also use artificial trees to separate the living room spaces or use pieces of furniture such as buffets, sofa tables or couches to divide a space into different sections. Open bookshelves could be used too. These provide a little secluded area and at the same time could be used for storing books thus adding functional storage too. One of the most common methods is to use folding and freestanding room dividers which are designed specifically for the purpose of dividing rooms. There are different types available like the Asian themed ones and a number of other modern styles.

Another way of dividing the room is by using curtains.However, while using this methoda number of things need to be kept in mind. One needs to decide the length of these curtains, whether they should be all the way down to the floor or only a certain length. It is always easy to have the remote controlled curtains installed. One can choose any type of a curtain, from sheer to soundproof and use the same installation track. This is a much easier option as one can easily control the curtain with a touch of a button instead of operating it manually.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on April 15th, 2011

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