Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Remodeling

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-06-2010, 12:50 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 1
Share |
Default

Convertible Half Wall?


We have a bedroom to the right as you walk into the house where someone has converted it into an office. They took out the solid wall (floor to ceiling) and created a half-wall. This gives you a more open feeling since it is across from the living room. I am looking for ideas to make this convertible, where I can leave it open or enclose it when we want to use it as a bedroom. I am looking for something sturdy and yet inexpensive.

durangosilver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2010, 07:01 AM   #2
DIY staff
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kane county,Illinois
Posts: 21,221
Default

Convertible Half Wall?


Could you make shutters or panels? A picture would be helpful here.--Mike--

oh'mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2010, 10:03 AM   #3
Stuck in the 70's
 
Blondesense's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: south central Missouri
Posts: 2,116
Default

Convertible Half Wall?


Something like this is the first thing that comes to mind.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/60075295

Hang it across the full opening. Use lightweight button-on curtains or fabric panels on it when you want privacy. Remove and store them when they are not needed. By itself, it would be fairly inconspicuous.
Blondesense is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need ideas for ugly half wall cynwil710 Remodeling 12 08-18-2011 01:34 PM
half wall with door MsLucy Remodeling 5 02-03-2010 03:16 PM
Removing spine wall beko Building & Construction 12 02-02-2010 01:15 AM
Considerations when pouring concrete against a stucco wall? clint_nichols Building & Construction 9 09-24-2009 05:28 AM
Atlantic-need your opinion on markd's comments about my vapor barrier? yummy mummy Building & Construction 11 03-07-2007 09:47 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.