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mary171155

Some of these are absolutely brilliant....what a clever idea! I wouldn't worry about the fire escape thingy....you could easily smash some of those windows out in an emergency.

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houscom

Thanks for this article Becky. I am a fan of the look but think the reality would be hard to live with - cleaning etc. As someone said it would not suit all situations but maybe a solution for some, they would just have to think through the how to make it work in their individual situation.

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beshill

Yep,the glass cleaning is an issue.I have opaque glass doors above my cooker bench- the extractor helps but it requires quite a lot of elbow grease to maintain them.Some of these ideas were lovely,especially the shelves over windows,charming but not easy to clean those window panes.

My practical side defeats me!

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