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The main house

The main house

I'm hoping to make nice shrub borders framing the house. We also hope to paint the ground floor concrete areas, and remove the 'prison' bars - should get a great view from the study. Perhaps, cash, structure and design balance allowing, we may make the front a bay with French doors leading out onto the decking. The problem with the ground floor in Hakone is the damp and therefore mould. We have a large dehumidifier on permanently, and the more light we get in the better. The air has improved greatly though in just two weeks.

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I don't think of Japan as being a damp country. It will be fun to see how your plans develop and whether you can install a front bay with french doors to decking. Budget is always one restriction we can't do much about....wishing you dreams come true for your landscaping dreams.

21 Oct, 2010

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