How to Improve Bad Feng Shui House Locations

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In order to understand a good feng shui house location, it is important to know what makes a bad feng shui house placement. These tips will give you a good idea of challenging feng shui house locations, as well as offer solutions to make it better.

Before you read about challenges learn about the best feng shui positioning of the house on the land.

In most cases, you can improve the feng shui of a challenging house location, but not always. The feng shui tips below should help you. 

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    A Cul-de-Sac House

    House on a cul de sac

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    If your house is located on a cul-de-sac, you have probably heard that the ​feng shui is not very good. Even though this is a very general feng shui statement, as each house is unique, there are several reasons why even houses with the best energy flow, or feng shui design inside, might still have difficulty attracting good quality Chi when located on a cul-de-sac. Simply stated, here is why a house on a cul-de-sac needs help in improving its feng shui. 

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    A T-Junction House

    House at the edge of a t-junction road

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    A T-junction house is considered bad feng shui for several reasons. The main reason is the fact that the Chi coming directly from the road is rushing too strongly towards the house and in most cases negatively affects the energy of the T-junction house. 

    In many cases, you can feel how the energy of the T-junction literally "hits" the house with sharp, aggressive, Sha chi quality energy. This happens especially if the house has no landscaping around it and it is very close to the road. 

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    A House With a Sloped Backyard

    House with a sloped backyard

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    A house with a sloped backyard is considered a challenging feng shui house because a sloped backyard leaves the house with no supporting energy. Traditionally, the back of the house is the area of the Tortoise, which is one of the four celestial feng shui animals. The energy of the Tortoise is considered to create support and stability for the house. Ancient feng shui masters looked at a house as similar in its complex functions to a human body. 

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    A House Next to the Railroad or Highway

    Highway running by the city

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    The feng shui of a house is determined by numerous factors, both outside and inside factors. Many feng shui masters affirm that if the outside feng shui of a house is overpoweringly negative, there is no point in improving the feng shui of the inside of the house. Now, you might ask: "Does my house have bad feng shui because it is next to the railroad?" 

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    A Big Tree in Front of the House

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    Generally, you do not want a tree too close to the house. This is not only a feng shui concern but also just an expression of common sense. In giving enough breathing room to both your house as well as the tree, you are promoting good feng shui energy and a safe home environment. 

    If the tree is right in front of the main/front door, this is considered challenging feng shui, because it is through the front door that the house absorbs Chi or energy nourishment. Having a blockage in front of the door will create a blockage in feng shui energy absorption, which might in time reflect in respiratory problems for people living in the house.