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782 United States cork flooring Stories
Displaying Kitchen Supplies — Hot or Not?
Do some kitchens just beg for a cozy row of canisters and gear for all to see? Have a look and let us know what you think
"with wine corks, candy or sugar cubes for coffee, or gather a collection of pretty olive... from the floor, flanked by walls which jut out the entire counter-depth, meaning there's... to the floor by buttery fingers, they're not such a great idea! Getting off my floury... backsplash unit that Ikea sells so they are not sitting on the counter, leaving the countertop... to in-floor heating). So our intention was to hide the functions of this extremely..."
House-Hunting Help: If You Could Pick Your Home Style ...
Love an open layout? Steer clear of Victorians. Hate stairs? Sidle up to a ranch. Whatever home you're looking for, this guide can help
"in the United States to see if one of them is right for you.... of the state of the house, which boils down to how well former owners cared for it... All on 1 floor, specific rooms without the "open concept," quality trim and solid c... interior floors. I didn't want to face the same problems as my 91 y/o mom who lives... and 5th floor walk-up condo. Craftsman Bungalows & Greek Revival Farmhouses Big black... mostly open floor plan. In the mountains (be it anywhere...but currently AZ) we would choose..."
Roots of Style: Queen Anne Homes Present Regal Details
Complex facades with bay windows, multiple shingle patterns and even towers make these Victorian-era homes a sight to behold
"across the United States. Tall, proud and intricately adorned facades provide a delightful... (spanning two floors). The 2nd story floor joists would then be hung off the studs. This... first floor walls go up, then a platform (what most folks would call the floor of... ground floor to roof, a fire on either floor could spread very quickly, and often... first floor wall studs (unlike hanging from them as would be the case in balloon..."
Houzz Tour: Fieldstone Divides and Connects a Wisconsin Home
Modern architecture looks right at home on its site, thanks in part to a bold north-south wall of local stone
"of the United States, but memories of a place can influence subsequent interventions... concrete floor occurred? Did the house suffer an earthquake? Did the floor settle too... concrete floor and the wall on the exterior definitely ads a lot. Good work. Absolutely... concrete floors good. Concrete fireplace and foundation -- hideous. They started out... concrete floors...this place would be miserable without it! I'm guessing the soft fluffy..."
Houzz Call: How Are You Handling the Record-Breaking Cold?
"of the United States, leaving folks from New York to Texas chilled to the bone. If... for the unit. The night it was -18, both primary and secondary units went out. Thank... in the states and have to endure. Drink lots of hot fluids and stay bundled up.... kitchen floor today, then I made a batch of brownies. I got cozy and sipped a cup... mental state as we navigate through our long Minnesota winters. It was -15° F outside..."
Houzz Tour: A Portland Bungalow Gets a Major Lift
"ground-level unit. They added space-saving features and a few playful touches to give it... completed units with a total of seven bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. Houzz... Upstairs unit: 1,500 square feet (140 square meters); 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms; basement... basement unit: 1,000 square feet (93 square meters); 3 bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms... see the floor plans, too. Amazing! How do you raise a whole house? A really big jack..."
Kitchen of the Week: Chestnut and an Open Fire in Connecticut
Antique chestnut boards give a kitchen with a wood-burning oven vintage flair, balancing its modern amenities
"in the United States, but the majestic tree has almost completely disappeared from... cabinets and flooring. Blows all those white kitchens right out of the water! Chestnut trees... attic floor boards of our former farmhouse were chestnut but can't of course prove... re-milling for flooring, cabinetry, paneling, and furniture for over 20 yrs. It's a no brainer... but the floor looks hard to clean. We are building a home now, cabinets are teak and..."
Orange for Fun — and Yes, Versatility — Around the House
It may never be the new black in anything but prison shows, but orange can dramatically increase your home's energy level
"around the United States to learn more. Here's their insight on how you can introduce... tone wood floor, but I painted the wood dining chairs (which came white) orange and it... room (the floors in the entire home are Tiete Rosewood, which is a salmon color) We bought... kitchen floor as well as more subtler usage carried throughout the house. The neutrals... on the floor because hanging it it's a two (or more) people's job and I'm as lazy..."
My Houzz: Retro Modern in East Austin
"Texas, United States Size: 1,537 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths Architect: Emily... terrazzo floors! Each piece on it's own is special, but the real success has been in... the wood floors, all the natural light, and the wide openness. Do not like the coldness... concrete floors in a home -- interesting in lofts and retail or commercial spaces. For... over the United States and has collected a vintage postcard from each one. She framed..."
7 Window Treatments That Can Lower Your Energy Bills
Beautify your windows, keep your home cool and reduce energy use all at once with the right covering
"to the United States Department of Energy (DOE), something as simple as a set of... first floor of our previous house. They were a great feature, always allowing the... a top floor apartment (read:sun beating on the roof above all day), and yet almost... when 2nd floor windows are open. Heavy curtains are used on those same windows to keep... winter. As stated earlier, medium-colored drapes with a white plastic backing can reduce..."
My Houzz: Sustainable Bamboo for a Prototype Home in Nicaragua
Ecofriendly living has a new champion, as a Granada firm kicks off its bamboo offerings with this house's architecture and furnishings
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
"of the United States are Alex S. MacLean's Designs on the Land: Exploring American... higher floor; and let's not even start on crime and violence. (How many ghettoes... multi unit condo type dwelling is far more costly, converting existing warehouse... God-awful 6-floor walk-up apartments in the East Village! One friend had the bathtub in... multi unit building. As a designer, there are many things that I notice - good and..."
Take a Tour of Popular Colors Through the Decades
"in the United States over the past 100 years.... and wood flooring. The bathroom has an abundance of light blue tiles. His design included... tile from floor to ceiling...le sigh). Can't wait to rip it all out. And I'm with jaxsue--I... conservative state of mind, who can forget Nancy Reagan red? 1930s. This decade would have..."
Gambrel Roofs Set Dutch Colonial Revivals Apart
Early Dutch settlers on the East Coast of the U.S. birthed this architectural style, but its popularity has spread across the country
"swept the United States during the first half of the 20th century. A subtype of colonial... third floor. My house was built in 1883 with a gambrel roof. Would you still call... second floor. I have kept up the curb appeal with a healthy lawn, homemade flower... create a stately Dutch colonial full-width front porch. Diagonal cross balustrades are..."
Keep Your Big Windows — and Save Birds Too
Reduce bird strikes on windows with everything from architectural solutions to a new high-tech glass from Germany
"in the United States alone, so it is definitely a problem that needs to be addressed... second floor windows on two occasions in the middle of the night. No lights on, interior... measured the floor temperature behind open glass and ordinary insect screen and find quite... insulated unit. Different Types of GlassThis house has translucent channel glass incorporated... second floor. From inside we can see the full-height glass wall that is set behind..."