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New Strategies for Hiding the TV
"over the fireplace seems to work only if the fireplace is low - it doesn't really make... behind the fireplace. My hubby is a heavy duty TV watcher, so we have a 60" behemoth... above the fireplace. Thanks for all the ideas. The best design solutions, most of which... and a fireplace mantle that is really high. The reason I love a hidden television... TV over fireplace and TV in the bedroom are always polarizing issues here on Houzz..."
10 Amenities to Make Your Bathroom Extraordinary
Go beyond the basics for a luxury bathroom experience, with extra-special options starting at only $25
"electrical outlet which stands for Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter. It is an outlet that... hidden outlets and the handheld shower head. We have a fireplace in our bathroom... want an "outlet" in the shower to plug in the Water Pik. Yes, we know water and electricity... can't have outlets hidden in the cabinet, so be aware and check if it's not a law in your... tv/gas fireplace or both on a wall over the tub. The bench in a shower? OF COURSE..."
How to Plan a Just-Right Living Room Layout
Pathways too small? TV too big? With this pro arrangement advice, you can create a living room to enjoy happily ever after
"facing fireplace (built in's on each side of fireplace) with tv above mantle. Would... flanking the fireplace and 2 chairs facing the fireplace. Idont have a tv in my livingroom... covered by a fireplace and built-in entertainment center and an adjacent wall is a floor... with a fireplace (TV above) on the short one and the dining room opening opposite... the tv, fireplace and out the window. The main thing though is movement, we can get..."
13 Strategies for Making a Large Room Feel Comfortable
"problem is fireplace in corner of room This begs the question of why anyone would want... stone fireplace that uses one entire wall, and a window that uses another. It's stunning... problem: no outlets in the middle of the room and running an extension cord from the wall... in an outlet in the floor. I just saw a traditional looking table lamp that didn't... require an outlet. I think it was battery operated. I've gone back to some sites looking..."
The Future of Home Automation: Cheap, Wearable and Mobile!
Look for smart watches and glasses that can control your smart-phone apps, which in turn automate your home equipment
"simplify. The outlets that don't easily take a plug are probably "tamper proof" outlets required... balky outlets that don't easily take a plug, which I've yet to investigate with all... the gas fireplace remote control's features (timer, thermostatic controls) other than... at my fireplace remote as an example. I would have been happy had the remote included... on my fireplace? What for? Do I need a thermostatic control? I don't think so..."
Bathroom Workbook: 12 Things to Consider for Your Remodel
Maybe a tub doesn’t float your boat, but having no threshold is a no-brainer. These points to ponder will help you plan
"ethanol fireplace in their bathrooms since they are ventfree/smoke free fireplaces... the only outlet was above the sink near the ceiling (I'm petite)... and didn't work... plugs / 4 outlets) to plug in mirror, blow dryer, etc. There wasn't room for double... plenty of outlets on both sides for all the appliances. The only thing I'm still looking... height GFI outlets. It's amazing how many electronic devices needs to be plugged in the..."
Yes, You Can Use Brick in the Kitchen
"individual outlets for power. It "disappears" nicely and doesn't detract from the wall... stone fireplace in the living room, both of which are visible when standing at the... cooking fireplace. carthiefintexas--a beautiful solution! elegant designs, dear! I... walls and fireplaces in some of these photos. Just don't do it over the cooking stove... kitchen fireplace. After 12 years and what we referred to as the " Saturday Night..."
12 Deadly Decorating Sins
"into the fireplace to stay inside the cooler space above the fireplace. If you think... electrical outlets installed in the floor so that the cord hazard is avoided -- they have... floor outlets you're pretty locked in with respect to furniture arrangement (and... have an outlet that is not in use). Another option to generate ambient light is in... near an outlet so you can have a reading lamp to give you enough light to read by...."
5 Tips to Turn Your Basement into a Media Room
"for the fireplace. I have a similar set up in the living room (TV over fireplace) and... add a fireplace in for my own enjoyment. Is there an optimal fireplace-TV placement... of the fireplace the way that you want to. Make it the fireplace of your dreams :)... above a fireplace mantle. This is fine if you're always standing up to view the display... floor outlet would be less appealing, and running cords or wiring under carpets is..."
11 Design Ideas for Splendid Small Living Rooms
Boost a tiny living room's social skills with an appropriate furniture layout — and the right mind-set
"with a fireplace without falling into the "tv as art over fireplace" trap. Show me... with fireplace and wing chair, and the old porch is 10x13 and has the view, and... windows or a fireplace/built-in combo). We went with a u-shaped sectional with a chaise... of the fireplace; it's about a 52" but due to the fact that we set it back a little... over the fireplace' look, and I do have a FP. This cute little piece became the place..."
Pearls of Wisdom From a Real-Life Kitchen Remodel
What your best friend would tell you if you were embarking on a renovation and she'd been there, done that
"for the outlets. If I would have thought of it at the time, I would of had our electrician... wire all outlets under the top cabinets, out of the way... With all of the comments... with outlets: have them put under the cabinets. We saw too many backsplashes and... crooked outlet covers -- it would drive us crazy to have it in our house and we convinced... cabinet outlets and it worked so well the designer and contractor started proposing..."
How to Add a Kitchen Backsplash
Great project: Install glass, tile or another decorative material for a gorgeous and protective backsplash
"under outlet plates. Must be cheaper than tile, and easier to clean. Why not? Backsplash... 3 gang outlet extending beyond the cabinets - we had that too and had an electrician... move the outlet over so that it was fully within the backsplash Love the power strip... don't have outlets breaking up the space. Instead of the angled strip maybe a flat strip... moving the outlet, we chose to tile to the entry molding and continue to the floor. After..."
How to Prepare for and Live With a Power Outage
When electricity loss puts food, water and heat in jeopardy, don't be in the dark about how to stay as safe and comfortable as possible
"with gas fireplaces you still have to have AC to power the fan. Hope everyone stays... garage. A fireplace works too. Propane stove as a last resort, and remember to place... into AC outlets so the batteries are always fully charged. When the power goes out... and one outlet on each floor. While generators can be wonderful, they are useless without... kitchen outlets (coffee or death) and tv. We also switched from a wood stove to gas..."
6 Ways to Cool Off Without Air Conditioning
Turn off that cash-guzzling, energy-hogging A/C — these methods of cooling your home and your body are cheaper and kinder to the planet
"controlled outlet that goes on at 120 F and off at 100 F. They make outlets with other... these outlets will eliminate the need to climb up on the ladder to turn on or off... Controlled Outlet - On at 120-Degrees/Off at 100-Degrees" Nice video. Jeff I lived in... your has fireplace pilot light in spring. I live in a condo with a fairly large living... your GAS fireplace pilot light. Here in Australia I have a balcony outside the sitting..."
Designs Worth Discovering: Rookwood Pottery Tile
Get to know the company that put American ceramics on the map in the 1880s to see why its tiles are newly popular today
"around the fireplace. Although they are Moravian (of Doylestown, Pa) and Unitile (of Ohio)... electrical outlet and conduit right in the middle of the gorgeous tiles!!! Great article... for a fireplace redo with our beloved Rookwood tiles. The artist they employed were... Rookwood fireplace in our home. The current iteration of Rookwood is housed in what... Rookwood fireplace surrounds! Who'da thought? For those others responding, i am in real..."