Eliminating a door from the kitchen to the dinning room.
July 17, 2013 in Design Dilemma
We are currently remodeling the kitchen and in order to have continuous flow in the kitchen due to a bulkhead being in the way we are contemplating eliminating the door.

For us, we hardly use the dinning room, hence the passage is hardly used. This is a direct passage and there isn't a kitchen gangway. This being said will this hurt future resale?

The following is a picture of the existing kitchen (that is on it's way out). The doorway is to the left of the fridge.

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I don't think this will hurt your resale if it is a better use of space. I assume when you say removal you are putting a wall in place of the door.
July 17, 2013 at 10:35pm   
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Hi idesab, good idea to get rid of the door! Go for it! :)
July 18, 2013 at 1:10am        Thanked by idesab
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If you do remove the entry, I recommend putting the refrigerator or a desk/work station it that space rather than cabinetry so a new owner could easily restore the doorway.
July 18, 2013 at 4:36am   
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Thanks for the great suggestions. The doorway has officially been eliminated in the plans.
July 18, 2013 at 5:58pm   
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