TROUBLESHOOTING FLOOR PLANS by Soni Christensen It pays to catch floor-plan errors when they're still on paper The best floorplans balance form and function. Too often, one is sacrificed for the other-a critical error as today's homebuyer becomes increasingly steadfast in the demand for both. It's possible to avoid these problems by following some basic guidelines when putting together a floorplan. Once a rough floorplan is drawn up, it needs to be fine-tuned. Now is the me to look for "trouble spots" and correct them. Fortunately, they can usually be adjusted easily-at little or no additional expense. These adjustments can often transform a so-so floor an into one that satisfies the owner functionally and aesthetically. The Trouble Spots Here are some trouble spots I