Can I create an extra room in my appartment?

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Reader's question:

"Me and my husband we are on the process of renovating our apartment and we were wondering whether we could create an extra bedroom in our appartment (see the following floor plan). We have two sons and we would like to create a seperate room for each."

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Our recommendation:

You can create an extra room (with dry walls) by using part of the living room. 

You might need to relocate one of the two windows, so that the new bedroom will have access to natural light and ventilation. You will also need to open a new door (opposite to the main entrance). 

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