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January: The Perfect Time to Build a Potting Station
"here! Time to plan and pot for spring... great time to work on gardening projects you may have been putting off during the... great timing too -- actually a good time to repot our houseplants, before outdoor... birdhouse building table! Erin....what an awesome potting station! I love it...it's... great time to build your own potting bench. Build one yourself from a potting bench... can you build?What's your idea of the perfect potting bench? While you're waiting out..."
Show News: Rare Quilts Get Museum Time
See 6 intricate designs from a California exhibition and get tips for building your own quilt collection
"tips for building your own quilt collection... more over time. As his collection grew, so did his passion. Today he owns more than 250... like many time consuming crafts there are fewer and fewer people taking time to learn... discount times at the end of the summer season and various promotional discount days... of the time and quality of the materials in competition with machine made and imported... and any time I've taken that route to visit family I've always stopped there, not only..."
Get Steamy in the Shower for Spa Time at Home
Learn the components of a steam shower to plan a safe and sturdy installation and a soothing bath experience
"it's time to start building. Understanding a steam shower's key components, costs... who will build your shower to the specifications of the Tile Council of North America... How I build my showers is just one way - what your local town stocks and what your... every time at the bottom of the list would be marble. Due dilegance is key - soak... quality time together out of sight and ear shot of the kids a steam shower is a welcome..."
Get Ready...It's Patio Time!
"glorious time of year ago. It's time to set up that patio and get it ready for many... it's time to pull them out. Give all of your sunbrella slipcovers a wash, scrub... you can build a patio around existing trees. Personally, I like to grow mint so that... bonding time. I know I'll be in the minority here, but with the exception of a couple..."
Houzz Tour: Making Midcentury Modern Work for Modern Times
Kit Houses Stand the Test of Time
"to the building site by rail and truck. Remarkably, all of the parts, from lumber... LOT of time and elbow grease, original (old-growth) wood windows can be restored to... a long time and impart an authenticity to the home that new windows can't. However... or too time consuming (if the homeowner does the work). Having said that, no one... traditional building materials, details that make such a huge difference in the look of..."
The Benefits of Building Out — and What to Consider Before You Add On
"might be time to dig down, go up or build out. If an addition makes sense with your... site, building out, rather than up or down, can be more affordable. But there's still... points. Building a home is a long term investment, therefore we should analyse these... local building and zoning codes. In Seattle, many of the homes in the city are on... examples of build-outs for homes like mine? I like to plan for the future! We have a split..."
Building or Remodeling? Get the Lowdown on Load Codes
Sometimes standard isn’t enough. Learn about codes for structural loads so your home will stay strong over time
"What the building codes do is establish an absolute minimum standard. This minimum... understand the building code is a minimum requirement. The other side of this coin is the... builder and building inspector. Having a basic understanding of codes and construction... I am building a loft over my garage approximately 280 sq ft. At 40 lbs live load... to over build when ever reasonable and possible. Especially for large heavy tile i..."
Contractor Tips: Build a Top-Notch Deck
Get an outdoor deck that fits your lifestyle and stands the test of time by keeping these 4 considerations in mind
"test of time by keeping these 4 considerations in mind... help you build the deck that best fits your lifestyle. Lingo to know: *Joists: Structural... It is timely and quite helpful. Every home needs a great deck for entertaining outdoors... spending time maintaining space you don't use. Don't forget the space under your deck... below. If building over a roof or patio with a slight pitch, adjustable deck supports..."
6 Steps to Planning a Successful Building Project
"ut in time on the front end to ensure that your home will match your vision in the... ahead of time, due to great time and personnel management. By knowing when everything... optimum building performance (building physics coping with water and air), indoor air... proper building envelope are not required by Building Code but they are the most efficient... Design/Build or Build firm to bring you current, relevant information to help you..."
Transition Time: How to Connect Tile and Hardwood Floors
Plan ahead to prevent unsightly or unsafe transitions between floor surfaces. Here's what you need to know
"excellent timing for my needs - thank you! Last week, the tiles in front of his office... we are building barrier free (no dam, no curb, no hob showers) and installing floor... 2" in build up height). In the end the lady of the house gets as many compliments... since many times the joints are not supported and this is a failure point waiting to happen... will be building my house soon in the Caribbean and I am trying to educate myself on..."
New Looks for Time-Honored Murphy Beds
Check out inventive adaptations of this classic space saver, from a motorized version to a bed on a dance floor
"a long time. Around 1900, resident William L. Murphy was frustrated with how much... ready to build a new home and my husband keeps kidding our children and saying we are... are building one bedroom (so they can't come back home). I told him we have to build... inspiring timing for me. I just had a Murphy-type panel bed kit delivered and am working... you can build your own Murphy bed. The hardware can be purchased at Lee Valley. @Donald..."
7 Ecofriendly Gardening Ideas That Also Cut Chore Time
Spend less time weeding, less money watering and more moments just sitting back and enjoying your healthy garden
"less time weeding, less money watering and more moments just sitting back and enjoying... at the time saved during the growing season and the extra protection given your plants... guys, the time it takes to mulch depends on your area, and if it's new or not! Of course... by this time the grass is about 6" tall, so it takes a couple of passes with the ride-on... and my time! Now, the lawn is always green and lush, even in last summer's protracted..."
Is It Time to Consider Fake Grass?
With more realistic-looking options than ever, synthetic turf can be a boon. Find the benefits and an installation how-to here
"three times in one year for 10 minutes each time. When we had real grass we watered... sod 3 times. Yes, he is particular when it comes to his lawn. After 4 years, it... apartment building- It was a great alternative to the bare concrete. We have been installing... or four times per year at most (if ever at all because the Florida rains wash off normal... every time we mowed. That was 7 years ago and it still looks good, although weeds..."
8 Gable Homes Reshaped for Modern Times
Updates on this very traditional form seem more popular than ever. See how architects are reenvisioning gables for today
"seemed time to take another look at projects with gables. These examples run the gamut... keep the building cool in the summer. In winter, without adequate insulation it would... small building I wonder how the architects addressed the acoustical aspects. Even... linear buildings, also hark back to cabins, not just houses. So in the Camp Charlie... an old building, as in this church converted into a residence in Melbourne, Australia..."