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A house built in phases- here is the Phase 2 living room with loft.

Plans for this house are available through our Lucia's Little Houses division: www.luciaslittlehouses.com
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siphouse wrote:
Insulated space over uninsulated space - Hi, I love all your work in your Lucia's Little Houses portfolio. You have a nice way of working with light. Many of the houses in that portfolio have screened in porches under upstairs bedrooms. How do you insulate to insure a warm floor and no drafts above the open space? Since a lot of your houses seem to be built in the NorthEast, you must have a good way of dealing with it. I'm in Ontario, Canada.
   Comment   February 8, 2014
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We use closed cell spray foam, so that makes it pretty easy to insulate the floor of spaces like this. Air sealing is important, and the spray foam takes care of this quite well. If you're looking at other types of insulation, here is a great article from Fine Homebuilding: http://www.finehomebuilding.com/design/departments/energy-smart-details/how-to-insulate-a-cold-floor.aspx
February 10, 2014 at 6:00am        Thanked by siphouse
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dmoody31 wrote:
What would work for a conversation room? - would work for a conversation room?
   Comment   January 18, 2014
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Sharon- the porch here is just screened in. The house is on the coast of Maine. We don't see many sleeping porches here, but almost all of the houses we design have screened in porches because of the mosquitos and blackfly in the summer.
February 10, 2014 at 5:50am   
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good to know thanks for getting back to me but the loft wouldn't work for us too old to climb those stairs at night for washroom runs teeee heeeee
February 10, 2014 at 1:46pm   
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jamiculverknause wrote:
What is the size of the loft area?
   Comment   August 12, 2013
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The loft is 17'x8'. You can see the floor plan (and download the full portfolio of Lucia's Little Houses for free!) here: http://knightarchitect.com/lucias-little-houses/20-getting-on-the-land/
August 13, 2013 at 5:52am   
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carincw wrote:
Loft ladder - We are converting our attic into a loft, but have been told we can't do a ladder because it doesn't meet code. Must be a ladder. How do get around this?
     Comment   July 25, 2013
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Unfortunately, you may not be able to get around it. Where this house was built there were no code restrictions that prohibited this loft ladder. Your best bet it to talk to builders in your area and see if they have ever built something that satisfies the code in your area.
July 28, 2013 at 4:55am        Thanked by carincw
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cindymcconnell wrote:
Thank you so much for your reply on the paint colours. I forgot to ask for the trim colour ! Could you please - Trim colour please !
   Comment   June 17, 2013
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I can't find the trim color in the project notes. However- I would use Ben Moore Super White in an Alkyd formulation (there is a water based and a oil based formula).
June 17, 2013 at 7:22am     
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cindymcconnell wrote:
Please tell me the paint colours used here. I love this room and am building one similar. - Please tell me the colours and brand of the paint used.
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The walls are Benjamin Moore Linen White and the ceilings are a Ben Moore ready-mixed ceiling white.
June 17, 2013 at 6:44am     
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dandrohan wrote:
I wonder if this would work over my 14 x 12 breakfast nook with cathedral cielings
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I could't really say if it would work or not. I suggest contacting a local contractor who could guide you. There are structural considerations as well as design/aesthetic considerations that would need to be worked out in person. Good luck!
October 8, 2012 at 7:38am   
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Becky Dietrich, Interior Designer added this to Downsizing Help: Where to Put Your Overnight Guests
Does your ceiling height permit a sleeping loft? This is such a great way to provide for guests without taking up precious square footage on the floor. When you add a loft, be sure to include multiple electrical outlets for all the tech needs, like charging cell phones and tablets. If your guests happen to be grandchildren, you may need exceptionally great treats or activities to lure them down from a loft.

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Loft room
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Loft for an office
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on Sunday
Bedroom in the attic
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Fireplace and skylight
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Love this, just like home away from home, but on the coast of NC would be perfect.
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chair
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my loft
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Linen white ben moore paint
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The loft and windows are laid out similarly to my garage plans.
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Where to put that?
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loft
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Loft
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porch
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Loft
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Fireplace
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July 21, 2014
lots of natural light
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July 21, 2014
The loft
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July 21, 2014
Window and ceiling
Adrienne Walter added this to adrienne_walter's ideas
July 21, 2014
I am looking for loft idea for a garden shed. Small, 120sq.ft. with a loft for sleeping. I like that the loft is suspended. I am thinking of maybe hanging the loft from chains, like a big hammock.
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July 21, 2014
bedroom and open porch
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July 21, 2014
master bedroom
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July 20, 2014
Cottage ideas
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Sunroom with loft? wow!
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July 19, 2014
Enclosed front porch to protect from heavy winds?
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July 19, 2014
Loft with rails
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No beams
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July 18, 2014
I love the wide open space leading out to the sun porch, and the windows
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visible loft
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What I don't like.
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Door and sunroom.
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Room under loft.
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Railing
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rugs
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small loft
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Loft
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A lot of light, a cozy nook for boys
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lofts
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Loft
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Would work perfectly in the den!
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Small house
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Openness
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It looks like you could get lost in your own world there
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Natural light and great little upstairs nook
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Upstairs river
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loft ideas
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loft
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loft
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Loft
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Was built in 2 phases.
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Lightness
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Small open great idea
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Loft
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opening t patio
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loft with ladder
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Sleeping loft above the playroom?
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Steps
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Nice loft space :-))
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Loft
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mezzanine
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Second level
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Loft
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Logt
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Windows Loft Brightness
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skylight
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Loft bonus room
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Love the loft!
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The railing for the loft. Natural wood across the top. White posts and rails.
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loft location?
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lovely airy look
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doors to sunroom
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Loft
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Bed in loft
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love the loft and porch
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over the porch loft
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Chair, side table, rugs
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I like the loft idea for a guest house.
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beach house
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mezzanine
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Nice loft
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Lofted area
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Stairs & railing ...
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Screened patio, wide open doors, bright loft, high ceilings.
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Build a loft?
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cute
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Lofted porch! Favorite!
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loft over living room
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loft
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cool
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cool room
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like airiness
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opening to screened in porch
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If there is extra room
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Loft
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For Piano room
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skylight in loft
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Loft
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Loft
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Windows!
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Small balcony in great room
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Skylight in loft
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Good use of space
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altillo
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Bright with screen porch
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Sleeping loft in the MAIL ROOM! Heated, of course!
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Guest House Loft
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Loft
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Wood under
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COTTAGE, LOFT
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Loft
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kid room roof top
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Loft bedroom
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idea for main level master suite
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Loft
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open living room addition
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Loft with view of backyard
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loft area
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Windows
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Loft , skylight & ladder
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Loft
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The stone fireplace surround
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sleeping loft
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Loft
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2 story sunroom with loft
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Would make a nice studio
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chair
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Love the loft!
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Ahhhhhhh
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Entrer pour aller loft
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Loft over the porch
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Screen porch with loft.
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like it all
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Cool
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Loft
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Kids lofts
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Cottage loft
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contraste des couleurs
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Very bright and open. Natural light and white everything...dust?
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Loft
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Лестница на лофт
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mezz
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Loft
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Loft
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Upstairs nook
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Upper floor
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loft idea for mom's house
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Lofted Bed
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glassed in deck interesting? Railing style works.
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Loft plus windows
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add on?
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Loft space
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white doors and windows
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the loft
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Lounge area upstairs
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loft railing
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I like the raised hearth and transparency of this space.
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Lots of open space still remaining.
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loft stairs
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If we take the ceiling out of the girls room..and put in sky lights?..?
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loft
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white painted spindles
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I like the stairs.
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like the idea of a small loft, not sure what I'd do with it
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ladder and railing
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Loft
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