Living in an urban environment sometimes means sacrificing some personal space. Houses are closer together, square footage is minimal, and neighbors dont have to work very hard to be nosy with their windows practically lining up with yours. Privacy fences can be hard to squeeze into the breezeways between homes, can be very costly, and may not even be permissible by local codes. So whats an urban home-dweller to do? Why, build a wall of lattice, of course!
My husband and I embarked on this weekend long project over the Fourth to help create some privacy for one side of our house. Our master bedroom and bathroom (to be) windows face out to what was once a vacant property, but now is in the process of being renovated as a rental property.
We were getting pretty tired of feeling like we could never open our blinds on that side of the house lest we show off all our bedroom has to offer (which is the number one target of home burglaries, FYI), and with new tenants on the horizon, we wanted a buffer between our home and the one next door.
The great thing about the lattice wall is what a simple, yet great solution it was to our issue.