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Quick Fix: Repair Cracked Bathroom Grout
Banish an eyesore and safeguard your bathroom from water damage in 30 minutes or less with this DIY repair
"bathroom from water damage in 30 minutes or less with this DIY repair... unlucky feature was cracking grout in the corners of our shower where tile meets tile... caused water damage to the home's structure.... if your repair is in a wet area, like a shower, it would be good to allow the area... for this repair? For additional protection, we recommend using a penetrating sealer... using a water base or mineral spirit base with little particles that penetrate directly..."
Gardens Tap Into Rill Water Features
Rooted in ancient design, this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow
"this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow... all the water features we use in our gardens, the rill perhaps has the most interesting... popular water feature of Edwardian garden design and often used by Gertrude Jeckyll... moving water. The earliest style of rill was found in ancient Persian gardens, but... Does the water recycle underneath? Or is water stationary? Thanks for these great ideas..."
8 Pool Water Features That Venture Into Fantasy
Mimic a mermaid in a secret grotto, wade near a waterfall or pose by a pond. These pool designs let imagination take the lead
"so far. Water features can offer another welcome reprieve from hot, hazy days. From... moving water. Did you know the sound of moving water has been proven to lower the... incorporate a water feature in your next outdoor design.... custom water feature with a water screen-What a great concept! Definitely very well... in my water heaven. Ahhhhh These pools are so lovely..... I love the "hidden" spaces... type of water feature isn't the best bet. Who says water features have to be massive..."
Protect Your House From Winter Water Damage
"costly repairs by learning to spot potential problem areas before water damage is... make sure water won't find its way indoors. There are ways to spot the problem areas... had a water leak caused by faulty guttering. The water entered the inside wall and... ...to repair significant damage caused by water....to their brick facade at our old... expensive repair bill several yrs down the road! PS. The repair costs quoted above..."
Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
Ditch the mower and lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering places
"lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering... drain on water resources, and they demand regular mowing and fertilizing, not to mention... Easy to repair, if ever needed. Never waste any water, do not pollute the environment... mow amd water (other plants still need water too..) it sure looks a lot prettier than... Read your water meter before and after you water the lawn to see how many gallons of..."
Want to Live by the Water? What You Need to Know
Waterside homes can have amazing charm, but you'll have to weather design restrictions, codes and surveys
"on the water than inland. Those perils still exist but are managed today, and living... on the water (a large lake): a cleaning nightmare. Water atttracts bugs. Bugs attract... on the water, though it is an inlet on San Francisco Bay, not a cliff-edge over the... over the water and the tide come and go. I live on Puget Sound waterfront and the concerns... Thanks for featuring our Eagle Harbor Cabin in your article! --Nils @Nils I really like..."
Tranquil Water Gardens
"beautiful water features to your garden... tranquil water feature to your garden landscape. Water features can be as simple as... tranquile water feature provides a stunning focal point. Boardwalk-style paths provide... tranquil water feature is perhaps more affordable for the average homeowner than the... tranquil feature. This feature is long and narrow, capturing the space available with... serene waters provide a reflection of the mature trees and large boulders around the..."
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with Water and Red
Welcome the Chinese New Year with photos featuring the legendary dragon's power and the color of luck
"photos featuring the legendary dragon's power and the color of luck... dragon features both the color red and the element water: Red because it is the color... spirits. And water, whether as rain, flood or fountain, because it is the element the legendary... Dragon. Water and red combine in a simple garden water feature perfect for the new..."
10 Ways to Add Water to Your Home's Design
"surrounded by water. This got me thinking about the ways in which we can add water to our... bring water features to our homes. Indoor or outdoor fountains, waterfalls built... other water features are all great additions to a home. However some of us can't... waste of water. In those cases, it's best to enhance the existing water that we have... to add water-inspired artwork to the house. What do you think is the best way to..."
Just Add Water: Rain Barrel Magic
Take your rainwater storage from practical to beautiful with a new breed of design-friendly rain barrels
"collect the water that would otherwise drain off your roof and use it to water your garden... garden feature. Times have changed, as the rain barrels featured here prove. With... adherents as water issues affect more and more of us. It's a practical approach — you collect... conserve water & stop using municipal drinking water to water our plants. I admit I... used the water for laundry and wash water, and hauled up their drinking water out of..."
Remodeling After Water Damage: Tips From a Homeowner Who Did It
"amounts of water enter a home, the damage is almost always total. And the process for... temporary repair to the roof held up, until a follow-up nor’easter destroyed it and flooded... condo. The water passed through our condo to the unit below. The carpet was ripped out... worst water damage. We proceeded with airing out the room with fans and dehumidifiers... after water damage takes time. For us, living in Canada added to the complexity of..."
Fall for a Water-Wise Fountain
No need to sacrifice beauty in the interest of water conservation — these smart fountain designs let you have both
"interest of water conservation — these smart fountain designs let you have both... joy a water feature should deliver, check out these beautiful, water-concious fountains... Water brings tranquility, balance and movement to an outdoor space, qualities nearly... look with water conservation in mind? There are a few strategies: *Decrease evaporation... *Include water foliage *Reduce, reuse, recycle Just in case you think I've just eliminated..."
Water in the Landscape: Fabulous Fountains
Steam Showers Bring a Beloved Spa Feature Home
Get the benefits of a time-honored ritual without firing up the coals, thanks to easier-than-ever home steam systems
"more than water does, it requires a lot more planning and a much more precise shower... had well water) and turning down soft drinks in lue of water. What your water would... you for featuring our work here! What a pleasant surprise! Many excellent points... points featured as well. Great article! Thanks for the great article. We have been c... shower water on the walls reduces the time. That said, it's the best enhancement I..."
10 Midcentury Features to Treasure
Before you trash that geometric tile or kitschy wallpaper, find out whether your home's blasts from the past are gems in disguise
"have been watered down. I noted some of my favorite details as I walked through the... original features of our midcentury home. Shown: bathroom tiles, kitchen pendant lights... interesting features...door bell and intercom for garage side-door, pocket doors throughout... original features: garden light, home front, bathroom shower tile and mirror light,... house featured here is fantastic. I think what people are really looking for is..."