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Tracy Hopkins

My front room has a beautiful old walnut fireplace, but the only person who see it is my 17 year old son as it’s been his x-box room for the past 6 years. I don’t mind too much as it means he’s downstairs rather than in his loft room hiding away all weekend! One day I’ll reclaim it, not sure what for though.

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The solution looks clear from reading the article - take the tv out of the kitchen!

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Yep, describes my dilemma! I even added a TV point in the front room, but when I tried it out with the TV, it didn’t work. I and a friend do use it as a morning office, though, as the light streams in then. I have a fantasy of replacing the wall with glazed doors, folding preferably... but we’ll see.


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