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Tip… Always Check the Door Swing

A tip from Kensington Design … always check which way your door swing opens before planning a new layout at home…

Interesting fact: Why do bedroom doors in older houses often swing into the room?

Answer: Bedroom doors often swing in as it allowed the person whose bedroom it was to “tidy themselves” before anyone came into the room.

However, aesthetically this blocks a room – and ideally the door swing should be moved to open against the wall and not into the room.