There are various factors to consider when designing a bedroom. One of the most important considerations is the use of artificial lighting and materials. Certain types of bedrooms are more suitable for specific furniture layouts. Some types of bedrooms are situated near the bathroom and are more functional. Other considerations include the kind of street the bedroom faces. Here are some tips to design a bedroom that suits your preferences and budget. You may also consider using interior photos and videos to visualize your dream bedroom.
In Alabama, there are few state level zoning regulations that define what constitutes a bedroom. But local municipalities have their own regulations. For example, one city may only require a closet and a window while another city’s code may mandate a door or window for every bedroom. And, of course, the distance from a bathroom to the bedroom may also be regulated by the local government. This is important to know because some cities have different definitions.
The minimum requirement for a bedroom is seven feet six inches. Also, it must be at least 70 square feet in size. The Dallas County Planning and Development department was the only DMAAR member county to enforce stricter rules. The closet rule, however, is not explicitly defined. Most assessors consider a closet to be a physical structure in a room, but some do consider a movable wardrobe to count as a closet.
Another important consideration is egress. If a fire should break out, a window will be the best means of escape. A bedroom that is accessible from a hallway cannot be considered an effective egress in case of a fire. In addition to that, it must be heated to a minimum of 68 degrees at all times. Also, it must have two electrical outlets and a light fixture. Furthermore, it cannot be a throughway.
The bed is a key component of a bedroom. It provides a place to store clothes and other items. In times before the arrival of bathrooms, bedrooms often included a washstand for personal hygiene. Nowadays, however, televisions are a common fixture in bedrooms. It is estimated that 43% of American children between three and four have televisions in their bedrooms. Most bedrooms also contain computers, video game consoles, and desks. The bedroom became more of a social space in the late twentieth century and early twenty-first century.
If you want to design a bedroom for your home, keep in mind that the minimum size of a bedroom is 70 square feet. This is a standard requirement for a room of this type, which translates to a seven-by-10-foot space. If you plan to have more than one person occupy a bedroom, make sure to check the size requirements for each occupant. If you need more space, consider dividing the space between two bedrooms or one large bedroom.
Besides being functional, it’s also important to determine the legal definition of a bedroom. Having a legal definition of a bedroom is vital for both safety and value. The more bedrooms a home has, the higher the value will be. Additionally, the number of bedrooms has implications for tax assessment. A house with more bedrooms will have to pay higher taxes. The more bedrooms the property has, the more taxes it will attract. It is important to know what is required to sell a home.