Sometimes an inch difference here or there can be written off or otherwise allowed to stay. For instance, nobody at the DMV is going to know if a man one inch shy of being six-foot tall is lying when he declares himself to be the full 72.
However, things are very different when working with home decor and home improvement. An inch too much, an inch too little, or an inch off otherwise will create an eyesore at best, a danger at worst.
Indeed, an accomplished home design is a game of inches, as the following examples reveal:
It’s a shameful secret many homeowners are unwilling to fess up to: the only thing keeping them from having solar panels installed on the roof is the belief they will look awful up there. This could be true, depending on the solar panel