Balcony for many is a place, more precisely, the warehouse of old things. Nobody uses these things in direct appointment, but they are still stored, fearing to throw. It should be bold, because from the balcony you can make the room, thereby re-posting the apartment by increasing its area.
Features and advantages
Any redevelopment is the time spent in time and finance. But in the end, it turns out something interesting and original. For example, a residential room from the balcony. The feature of the transfer of the balcony to the room – these actions are redevelopment and regulated by housing legislation. It is forbidden without coordination of local governments to redo the balcony in the room.
The main advantage of such a rework is the expansion of the apartment area, which lacks in the houses of the old building, “Khrushchev”.
Redevelopment options in the living room
Reference to the balcony in the loggia – Society of Designer Fantasy. There are many ideas like a balcony can become an independent room with its functional space. Consider popular options:
- Cabinet. The balcony is easily reworked into the office, the table is put there, armchair, racks and lockers.
- Workshop. Creative people adore when a secluded place to create paintings, sculptures, clayware. It will remain there to place the table, the end of the art and accessories for art.
- For Garden and Garden Lovers – Greenhouse. The main thing is to provide proper lighting and heating. Then you can shoot a crop all year round.
- Winter Garden – Florists and Plant Lovers Dream. He glances in cloudy and cold winter weather. To the garden look even more spectacular, mirrors mounted on the balcony, the adjacent wall with a room is made glass.
- Children’s room. It is installed slides, horizons, rings, racks and storage lockers, in summer – inflatable pool.
- Restroom. On the balcony Easy to create a zone for relaxes – put wicker chairs, a table, a tea ceremony, a rocking chair. For women, the ideal option will be a balcony in the form of a SPA-Cabinet – a small sofa and a table with accessories for skin care and hair.
- Canteen. If the sizes of the balcony are allowed, it is permissible to equip the dining room there – put the table, chairs and a small bedside table.
From the balcony do whatever – from the dining room to the cabinet. Specialists have drawn up a plan of action that will help to quickly carry out refreshing.
- Coordination of Redevelopment. Here it is necessary to look into the housing code. In accordance with his requirements at the initial stage, you must visit several instances. The translation of the balcony in the residential premises is coordinated with the local government authority (the administration of the municipality) after the provision of a number of documents, among which are significant – project documentation issued by a specialized organization.
This documentation provides a conclusion about the possibility (absence of opportunity) to redecessing in accordance with the technical indicators of the house.
- Coordination received and now to be glazed the future room. High-quality glass and frames will help make the room with warm and soundproofed. The market presents various types of windows: wooden, plastic, euro, frameless. Glasses also have a species manifold: ordinary, stained glass, tinted.
To use a balcony room year-round and not resort to the installation of heaters, it is better to choose a frame that do not pass the cold air – 3 chamber windows, the width of which begins from 48 mm or windows with mounted “heat mirrors”.
- Insulation. Seams on the balcony are processed by sealant, the old insulation is dismantled. If there are cracks, they are filled with mounting foam. Peno should buy expensive, since a poor-quality product may turn due to temperature differences and moisture. Warf balconies with foam or mineral wool, they have an affordable price and durable.
Walls, ceiling and floor. So on the balcony there will be a comfortable temperature regime. Thick linoleum or carpet as insulation will be completely ineffective.
- Lighting. The issue of electricity is thought out in advance – how to display wiring, where to place switches and sockets. Wiring is displayed from the adjacent room, making it open.
- After the end of the preparatory work, specialists of the technical inventory bureau are invited. They inspect the changed planning of housing and on the basis of measurements give a new technical passport. This action will help to avoid problems with the possible sale of apartments.
Arrangement of the finished room
The living room is a cozy and comfortable room where it is pleasant to be. Now it is worth the task – from the former balcony to make a real room. Decoration and arrangement of the room will help achieve the desired effect. The design is invented independently or is created by experts.
Repair is carried out in the same way as in other rooms. The ceiling is selected (hinged, stretching, plastic panels, tile), the walls can be painted, apply plaster, go with wallpaper, the floor is better to appear with wooden plates, and put the laminate, tile, linoleum or carpet.
Next, the room is furnished with the necessary furniture in accordance with its functional purpose. Decorative elements are added – curtains, blinds, lamps.
Interesting designer ideas
Modern designer companies offer a lot of ideas, how to equip a living room on the balcony. For example, on such an elevation among soft pillows is pleasant and relaxingly after a hard working day to drink tea and look out the window, or arrange gatherings with friends, measuringly sipping a hookah.
Another option – a schoolboy room. Balcony is divided into two zones – working (armchair, table, shelves) and game. In such a bright, the cozy room is not only pleasant, but also more fun and easier to learn lessons.
Office for an adult – successful, busy, appreciating comfort and concise. Here, nothing will distract, you can plunge into solving working issues or just stay alone with you.
Gorgeous looks winter garden on the balcony. It’s nice to just walk along such a greenhouse, view the window, enjoy the beauty of colors.