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how to better use narrow walkway at the side of your house



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A narrow walkway at the side of a free-standing or semi-detached house often used infrequently. In the meanwhile, the rooms with windows on the wall adjacent to the walkway normally have a bleak view of either a fence or a neighboring building.

Is there a way to make this largely wasted spatial resource more useful?

The answer is yes. Here is how to do it:

  • Plant a narrow line of shrubs and undergrowth along the wall;

  • Expand windows into sliding or French doors to incorporate the strip of outdoor area with indoor space.

Below is the illustration of the result:

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