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Tribbletrouble44152k7 Trek

There are a number of reasons. a.Who owns the copyright of the plans.

b. does the homeowner want their home to remain exclusive.

c. To stop burglars, peeping toms, or worse home invaders having quick and easy access to areas they are targeting.

   
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Fair comment Tribbletrouble on a, and possibly b (although the chances of someone ever make an exact carbon copy would be slim to none), but I'd have to take issue with your suggestion that publishing plans will invite burglars or worse. Somehow that has become one of those urban myths, but I can assure you that in the nearly 20 years I've been writing about homes and architecture, featuring in a story has never been a reason for such unpleasant targetting. We are always thrilled when homeowners are happy to share their ideas with the rest of us in the community, but always, too, very careful to respect their boundaries and wish for privacy.

   
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