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44 Jim Chandler Pools Stories
Natural Swimming Pools: More Beauty, No Chemicals
"with a pool that cleans itself, naturally... backyard pool that feels immersed in nature. Natural swimming pools use plants or... swimming pools and traditional ones. But natural pools are better for your hair and... tiled pools. Whatever look you are trying to achieve, the principles of function... swimming pool other than the chemical pool. I now wonder how many natural pools I have... around the pool. Unfortunately, I don't have a natural pool; its a salt-h2o pool; no..."
My Houzz: Modern Urban Oasis in Austin
Rebuilt family home features indoor-outdoor living, a master bedroom 'treehouse' and playful touches
"now," Jim says. Who lives here: Jim, Laurie and their 2-year old son Beckett Curry... Jim and Laurie Curry lived in their Tarrytown neighborhood property for 10 years... shot," Jim says. "We had to go 35 feet underground and invest more money to make sure... an open pool space and a jungle gym for their vivacious 2-year-old. The biggest challenge... side of pool keeping an eye on everyone," Laurie says. "Or Jim can fire up the fire..."
Get a Bird's-Eye View of America's Housing Patterns
See the big picture of how suburban developments are changing the country's landscape, with aerial photos and ideas for the future
My Houzz: From Underused Dining Room to Family Hangout
"Enid and Jim Brock built their hillside home in Santa Cruz, California, the couple realized... Enid and Jim Brock and their 3 daughters Location: Santa Cruz, California Interior designer:... create a pool of light in the middle of the table,” Enid says. In the past 10 years... banquette. “[Jim] grew up in a kitchen with a red booth, and he always said everyone loves... Enid and Jim’s family, whether it’s for a study session or a holiday party.“As for dinners..."
Houzz Tour: A New Mediterranean Home Goes Country
A just-built house gets a reboot to make it better suited to indoor-outdoor living and casual, large-scale entertaining
"When Jim and Stephanie Stafford purchased this home in Sonoma, California, it was... on the pool deck [hot on the feet?] and bringing food & dishes back and forth to that... beautiful pool patio area. What is not to love? Curious, Use of all those paper trays... enjoy that pool. Beautiful home!! Love EVERY detail of this stunning home! Beautiful!... dream of a pool...screened in porch...and huge kitchen... i will go back to my 65 m2 of..."
Houzz Tour: Industrial Outside, Sleek and Warm Inside
Concrete blocks on this modern Arizona home's exterior give way to wood, metal and colored glass indoors
"courtyard/pool area really made sense. And the glassed in stairwell was beautiful.... and the pool courtyard. The wood doors give a nice rhythm to the hallway and create... from the pool back toward the living room and entry we can see why the architect-builders... courtyard and pool at the center. Additionally, there is a smaller entry courtyard (labeled... shades the pool and courtyard, an important feature in the desert...."
New Book: Homes That Honor the Landscape
Explore the extraordinary ways architecture and site can relate through the work of an award-winning California firm
Basement of the Week: London Pub Ambience in Upstate New York
Dark as a Guinness stout and cozy as a Shetland sweater, this U.K.-style basement bar has everything a pub lover could want
Homes Score Above Par With Golf Features
Swing into the golf spirit with a home by the fairway, a putting green in the backyard or a golf simulator indoors
My Houzz: Eye Candy Colors Fill an 1800s New Orleans Victorian
Take your fill of teal and pink patent leather, shots of chartreuse and vibrant artwork spanning the rainbow
"brickwork and pool in a small space is a little jewel in the midst of the city! Full of original... patio and pool is very peaceful and beautiful. Lots of great Mississippi products too... lights: Chandler sconce, Restoration Hardware; medicine cabinets: framed lit right-... dining area.Pool design and build: Sedona Stone (now closed) A large front porch on the..."
Houzz Call: Tell Us About Your Dream House
"And a pool table. And a swimming pool. Warm woods, lots of stone, natural light... includes a pool with a rock water feature and a spa. Nearby is a bathroom with a shower... swimming pools, no 'state of the art' fancy kitchen for me. A cosy cottage with cottage... shaped pool topped with a wooden bridge,, and that's just it! My dream house is an... and a pool in the backyard. A beautiful little cottage in the mountains, surrounded..."
You Said It: ‘Yikes, Tough Crowd’ and Other Quotes of the Week
Some of our favorite quotes this week came straight from the Comments section. See the stories and have your own say
"swimming pools seeking shelter during the winters? You betcha! Pools, ponds, etc.... suburban pool for the season. I did not stick around for the pool cover coming off for the... got that pool ready for summer, you could have drunk the pool water! He kept it pristine... swimming pool idea book! Stuff I would not have thought of. I have enjoyed reading... swimming pool?!! Yikes. Love that you included the note about negative comments. I..."
Saving Grace: Reconstruction Rescues a Michigan Barn
Working-farm rustic goes stylishly modern, thanks to the loving reinvention efforts of a determined homeowner
"by the pool in the basement, their budget must have been astonomical. Glad they were... (absent pool)? Although beautiful, I wonder how warm it is in the Michigan winters... down to a pool in the lower level! Sadly, I can't even wrap my head around how much it... touch with Jim Zeichman who commented on this project. I am going to be purchasing the... contact Jim Zeichman. Thanks, Sherry at firstname.lastname@example.org Cool. I am a structural..."
See a Deluxe 'Catio' Built for Feline Fun
"those "pool cages" (i don't have a pool) like everybody has in florida. this enclosure... the sun (Chandler) it's great to see a catio and a fish pond! As for the person wondering... what the pool enclosures look like: http://www.floridapoolenclosures.com/. my house... narrow the pool of potential buyers. I realize we should fashion our homes the way that..."
5 Questions to Ask for the Best Room Lighting
Get your overhead, task and accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where you want