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|Subject: Re: Open question: What to put into a new house?||Date: 2/26/2004 1:45 AM|
|Author: sharonl74||Number: 46718 of 131289|
Extra electrical outlets in the bathroom, and not back in the corner where the blow dryer and curling iron cords are draped across the sink.
Room in the bathroom for a vanity bench or something else to sit on.
Bathroom sinks large enough to actually get a pair of male hands into, with faucets high enough to get those hands under.
2 X 4 supports behind the drywall to install towel bars, toilet paper holders and drapery rods.
Central vacuum (our current house had it already when we bought it--its wonderful!!!)
Wire for outdoor speakers.
2nd the suggestion for an outside connection for gas grill--BIL has this, it works great!
Plenty of electrical outlets and lighting in the garage.
A window in the garage. (I work out in the garage a lot, and natural lighting would be nice when it's too cold to have the door open.)
A window located where you can see who is standing on your front porch.
Lay out the bedrooms, especially the smaller ones, where the