I like a crate in a room where I am most of the time, and a crate in a room that's quiet. If there's room for both, go for it. I have a teeny tiny house, so I understand the logistics of where to put the darn thing. There's definitely an argument for both places. I am so not helpful!
Diane in Okla.
CARLY ........ Ch. Lauremi's No Reservations (AKC GCh pointed, HIC)
RUSSELL .... Lauremi's Paix
and absent friends... SAGE ~ 2010-2015