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Post by Hannieroo » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:13 am

Ikea have some bead curtain things, in the children's textile bit. But if it's all open plan would you have space for a room divider or something? Our lady's room is before the kitchen and if we are in the sitting room I didn't want her to feel awkward going to get herself a drink or that she had to acknowledge us or offer anything so we've put up an Ikea Expedit. It blocks us off without blocking the room. You could fill it with boxes for toys.

We've put the table in the wet kitchen bit, it's cooler with more space and a solid rather than glass door so gives her more privacy. But now I'm worrying she'll see it as being made to eat outside.

I'm starting to see why people are aholes, it's a lot easier.

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Post by PNGMK » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 2:20 pm

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I'm looking for something like these but denser.

My main concern is that to get from her room to the bathroom she needs to pass through the common area and our maid is very shy.

In the original floor plan the maids room entrance adjoined the common bathroom but a former owner has blocked that off and opened up the other side of the bathroom which now enters into the lounge / dining area. In the process they have relocated the electrical switch board onto the wall where the old bathroom door would have been! (So it's not just a matter of reopening the old door way). What I should have done is put a door into the bathroom from the kitchen when I was renovating....

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 2:24 pm

PNGMK wrote:Image

I'm looking for something like these but denser.

My main concern is that to get from her room to the bathroom she needs to pass through the common area and our maid is very shy.

In the original floor plan the maids room entrance adjoined the common bathroom but a former owner has blocked that off and opened up the other side of the bathroom which now enters into the lounge / dining area. In the process they have relocated the electrical switch board onto the wall where the old bathroom door would have been! (So it's not just a matter of reopening the old door way). What I should have done is put a door into the bathroom from the kitchen when I was renovating....
I wouldn't know for sure but seems like something you'll see in Arab street.
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Post by QRM » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 3:08 pm

Get a load of dim sum baskets and drill a hole in the sides and bolt or string them together... same effect and more of a conversation stater.

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Post by durain » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 6:33 pm

looks more like bamboo bangles. buy them instead and DIY.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 8:01 pm

Need to be david blaine to get 'em all linked together though! :P
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Re: water kiasuism

Post by movingtospore » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 9:32 pm

x9200 wrote:I used to live in a condo where some occupants sent their elderly parents to take shower using the swimming pool showers. IIRC There were also attempts to wash cloths and dishes. After a break, I am now apparently living in a condo where maids take or are sent to take water directly from the pool. Paying locally ~$1.2 per 1000l of water are these people complete idiots doing such things to save at best $3 a month? I would suspect in our current place is just another abuse of the maids, but for the first case?
That is the weirdest thing I've heard yet, about this place. And there are a lot of weird things!!!!

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