Housing can vary throughout the city and the country of Korea. Daegu apartments have the benefit of being a bigger then those in Seoul. Daegu is not as built up as Seoul and many of the older buildings have been getting replaced with high-rise apartments that allow for bigger, western style apartments.
Just like most housing, some of the high rises offer the same types of rooms that you would find all over.
- Kitchen - marble floors, NO garbage disposal, usually water machine provided
- Entry / Foyer - very common marble floors
- Bedrooms with built in closets - Heated floors, lament that looks like wood
- Living Space - Marble and / or heated floors
Here are some examples of kitchens that are typical in the high rise apartments
Here are some examples of bathrooms found in the high rise apartments.
Depending on your circumstances, you most likely will not have a dryer in your apartment. It is common to have an outdoor area near a window to hang your clothes from the washer.
Unique rooms that I found interesting in Korea are the following rooms.
- Stinky kitchens
- Enclosed outdoor balcony
- Outdoor drying rooms for clothes
Korean apartments are not measured in square feet, but in a measurement called pyeong.
1 pyeong = 35 sq. feet.
- Stoves (yes, older apartments may not have one!)
- Oven (yes, older apartments may not have one!)
- Dishwasher (yes, older apartments may not have one!)
- Keyless entry
- Finger print entry
- Fruit washer
- Rice dispenser
- Booty washer
This is unlike a Bidet, it is like an attachment that goes on the toilet seat. There is a another piece that that is hidden until used, and that piece is the water squirter. There is a setting for the toilet seat heater, water tempature as it washes you, strength of the water and position of the squirter. There is even a setting