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Houzz Tour: A Do-Over Addition Brings in Light, Air and Views
Double-height glass solves a host of the problems that plagued the previous add-on in this Washington, D.C., bungalow
"the old addition and started over with a double-height glass wall that gave them light... a rear addition added by a previous owner had created small, dark rooms with low ceilings... I love additions on a house. They provide additional living space, as well as invite... they trip over it. Looking at picture #2 ... the floor to the left of the opening was... Beautiful addition. Not in love with the "unfinished" detail. Also, that stub on the..."
How to Decorate When You're Starting Out or Starting Over
No need to feel overwhelmed. Our step-by-step decorating guide can help you put together a home look you'll love
"starting over in middle age, with the ending of a relationship or a move precipitated... starting over, these steps can help you navigate the difficult process of decorating... went to garage sales and bought pieces we really liked, even if they were not our ideal... In addition, I have photos of my rooms on my phone in case I find something I... Kijiji, and garage sale, size suitable items. At our age we no longer plan on long term..."
13 Upgrades to Make Over Your Outdoor Grill Area
"to make over your grilling zone for luxurious outdoor dining with these 13 ideas.... summer. The addition of a firepit or fireplace really add to the back yard experience.... ience over the years with the Lynx products. The attached photos are all of custom... using left-over bricks, and plans he found online, and it was fantastic. We have a Big... to the garage and kitchen. Storing the charcoal and lighters out of sight and protected..."
Over-the-Door Shelves Offer Sneaky Storage
Capitalize on the serendipitous space above a door with shelving filled with whatever suits your fancy
"look up. Over-the-door shelving systems let untapped space work as sneaky storage.... We have over the doors and over the window shelves Over the windows And over the patio... around and over the windows and the bed. We Installed a long shelf over the garage door... forget over the garage door shelving for extra storage. We have done this in five... doors And over bedroom windows.For collectibles And over the kitchen sink window,too..."
So Over Stainless in the Kitchen? 14 Reasons to Give In to Color
Colorful kitchen appliances are popular again, and now you've got more choices than ever. Which would you choose?
"steel took over as the must-have finish for appliances. Next we started to hide the appliances... color. In addition to being so-over-stainless steel, I am also "so-over white cupboards... contraption over the stove in pic #3 and also later down? I first thought it was a paper... holder over a gas stove. A radiant orchid range?! Pinch me; I'm dreaming. John --... love the addition of color for appliances. There are so many great choices. Thanks..."
Concrete Driveways: Poring Over the Pros and Cons
Concrete adds smooth polish to driveways and a sleek look to home exteriors, but here are the points to ponder before you re-surface
"and the addition of low maintenance is a desirable bonus. Concrete driveways can be... nonskid additive. My concrete driveway is now 58 years old. It now has to be replaced... grown over the last 30 years. No solution to this except a brand new driveway.... doing my garage, and don't want an eyesore. Also, I have chickens, and people walk there... marks.Additional options: Driveways may be stained different colors or poured into..."
9 Award-Winning Kitchens from KBIS 2013 to Drool Over
See top-rated designs from this year's Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and get details about the designers' visions
"designers are over the top for me. The red butler pantry was fun--but the wallpaper didn't... are so over the top, I can't comprehend why someone would want it, other than to win... regarding "over-the-top" design. "Different" for it's own sake does not necessarily beget... They were overly zealous cleaning the brick and now it has lost its age old patina and... hangs over a staircase, giving the kitchen a collected-over-time feel. A custom walk-in..."
Plantation Grandeur Rises in a Home's Back Addition
"renovations over the years clumsily connected the abandoned smokehouse to the main house... -foot addition that gave the back facade a symmetrical and refined look worthy of... a new garage on axis with the house, providing room for refined Southern gardens... The additions are gorgeous and the detailing is perfect. I would live here in a... gorgeous garage, it completes the fantasy! (excuse my spelling, gets worse with age)..."
Style Divide: How to Treat Additions to Old Homes?
One side says re-create the past; the other wants unabashedly modern. Weigh in on additions style here
"cookie. (Over the roll and dunking are the absolute right answers, if you were wondering... make the addition clearly stand out as a modern element, or do you attempt to blend... fences or garages to preserve the street scape. Not having closed garages preserves... in the addition. I like this balance because the addition doesn't disrupt the character... For additions it says " New additions should be designed and constructed so that..."
Micro Additions: When You Just Want a Little More Room
"want an "addition" per se. What can you do? Try a cantilevered micro-addition. Essentially... talked it over, but you're hesitant to add on as the cost and inconvenience is too great... because the addition is cantilevered from the existing structure, it needs no foundation... kinds of additions can be used just about for anything where just a little more space... cantilevered addition at my home. Before we had separate vanity and wet areas. New area..."
Houzz Tour: Dialing Back Awkward Additions in Denver
"Multiple additions over previous decades had greatly increased the square footage of... straight addition that supplied the home with a new master suite, kids’ bedrooms and... between the addition and the main house. After discovering the original plans to the... multiple additions as well. We called it 'u-shaped' because you had to go all the way... awkward additions, look at what the previous owners did to my 1920s farmhouse. Love..."
Movin' on Up: What to Consider With a Second-Story Addition
Learn how an extra story will change your house and its systems to avoid headaches and extra costs down the road
"two-car garage. The second floor stops at the garage roof. I'd love to extend over... doubling my garage so I wouldn't waste the trusses from the original garage. The second... second garage only looks like a garage for aesthetic purposes; it's actually a workshop... Stunning additions. It's amazing when you work with designers and contractors who are... storey addition. Did most of the work myself. If anyone is ever considering it and..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Addition Joins a Historic California Home
Two design pros give their century-old home extra breathing room while boosting its energy efficiency
"The new addition celebrates the house's past and future with a cohesive connection... modern addition.The design/material configuration of the modern addition was driven... only The addition is, to me, jarring. I believe that additions should always respect... see the addition from the street. i think the addition is sensitively designed for... this addition does not suit the original home at all. I'm always saddened to see..."
Mondrian Inspires a Modern Addition
Primary colors and special glass are just the start of what makes this San Francisco home a case study in artistry
"was an addition. The house, a 1907 Edwardian in San Francisco, had a history of i... the new addition. Either way, they do seem to have folded the addition in at that point... whole addition is so well tied-together, it's a brilliant effect Neat home. Didn't... their addition, and they mysteriously disappear. kind of curious how that worked... the new addition thanks to the different vantage point @ blueprince arch. might be..."
Houzz Tour: Curves Ahead for a Modern Melbourne Addition
"unobtrusive additions. Architect Anthony Chan approached an expansion of one such Edwardian... resulting addition works unexpectedly well with the existing house and creates an open... and the addition. It is as if the owners wanted a modern home but the planning commission... change over time. I find other comments based on someone else's taste to be very tasteless... the bush over the other side of the Yarra River. I can't tell from the photos how..."