Vaulted ceil­ings...

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e tall ceil­ing in the din­ing area is cen­tral to the mod­ern re­vamp. Cre­at­ing the feel­ing of space and light, ex­posed roof trusses have also added struc­ture and char­ac­ter to the room. e look was so suc­cess­ful that Mandi and Tim de­cided to re­peat the process in the break­fast room.

e new ceil­ings have been in­su­lated and all ex­te­rior walls in the open plan zones have in­su­la­tion board added in­ter­nally. is took up a bit of space but had the ben­e­fit of hid­ing wiring and pipes with­out cut­ting into the walls. For the fin­ish, the Hor­woods em­ployed colour con­sul­tant, Jane Peckitt, from Bai­ley Paints, to choose paint for the space – the re­sult be­ing a blend of off white and pale greys.

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