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What to Know About Adding a Deck
Want to increase your living space and enjoy the open air more? Learn the requirements, costs and other considerations for building a deck
"lately: Adding a deck is one of the most requested home projects today, and demand... they were adding a deck or a patio. New durable outdoor materials, furniture and a... and I added a 700 sq ft stone patio with outdoor fireplace AND a 600 sq ft deck addition... costly and adding in labor, and staining/sealing the deck can greatly increase the cost... railing and added skirting. The skirting goes down to the ground and the stone abuts the..."
Adding a Full Rainbow of Color to your Home
How to Design a Storybook Cottage
A client’s request: “Build me a house where Disney meets Tudor.” The architect explores the details that make the style
"client’s request: “Build me a house where Disney meets Tudor.” The architect explores... the room adding to the mystery and drama of the story. The fireplace is where a kettle... about adding a sweet garden bench like this? http://rusticartistry.com/product-c... everyone added to their comments. All I can say is: I want more!! This is my Cottage... really added to the charm. It was an inspiration that drew many visitors. Just before..."
The Transformative Power of Ceiling Trim
"more by adding decorative trim overhead... But adding some trim to a ceiling can provide a whole new dimension and structure... We added trim to this ceiling o dress it up a little Trim is like the bone structure... lately requesting ceiling details...these are some great new ideas for our custom... washed and added trim. Made a world of difference. I like Like the ceiling STURTEL... simple. We added an additional layer of drywall around the room (prior to the crown going..."
Pro Corner: Add Keywords to Your Photos
Make your photos searchable by Houzz users by adding keywords for style, product descriptions and more
"users by adding keywords for style, product descriptions and more... process of adding keywords to photos and will provide some best practices.... example, be added if the room is already filed in that category? Thx in advance if anyone... submit a request on support.houzz.com and we will be happy to help you. We're getting... field.Adding Product Tags to Your Photos Be sure to include synonyms like “white... finished adding keywords — try to use five to 15 per photo — click Done at the bottom..."
Houzz Tour: An Early Eichler Home Expands
A tight-fitting family home finds breathing room with a new wing, including a respectfully remodeled kitchen and an added family room
13 New Ways to Make a Splash With a Hot Tub
"suggests adding some kind of water fountain for added movement and optimal use all year... special request. Looking to target a specific ache or pain? Some hot tubs have programmable... carefully added to it on a very regular basis, and they produce a chemical smell. I'd... level of adding (bromine is what we use), and do it once a week on the same day each... we are adding to our swimming pools and hot tubs are harmful to our lungs and skin..."
My Houzz: A Musical Couple's Home Strikes a Personal Chord
Great Garden Combo: Fall Foliage With a Contemporary Twist
Houzz Tour: Visit a Condo Co-designed by Nature
This contemporary space forgoes bold Miami décor to embrace a soothing style that brings the outdoors in
Working With Pros: When You Just Need a Little Design Guidance
Save money and enjoy DIY satisfaction with a design consultation for the big picture or specific details
"services and requesting design plans as options, but sometimes those are far more than you... value added for the customer so.... When her friends from school come to our house... want. Adding to Kath and Jan, possibly my most valuable tool for getting into my... porch added to my home and had my basement finished. I hand drew the porch to scale... when I added the photos. Trying to remember the rest of what I had written. Hiring..."
Get the Upholstery Work You Expect: 10 Details to Discuss
Avoid disappointment and unexpected costs by going over these key areas with your upholsterer before work begins
"had not requested. Those upholstery flaws still stick out like sore thumbs and really... original ad for that chair, which I also purchased. I scanned that ad for the upholsterer... without adding thickness? Yeah, the arms on that gray couch still bug the heck out... those ads for the $499 sofa. It may cost you hundreds more to re-do your existing... to be added to an unskirted piece, expect to pay more; be sure to discuss the skirt..."
Houzz Tour: A Self-Sufficient Farmhouse With a Sheep-Pasture Roof
LEED Platinum certification and a soil-covered top make this pastoral Virginia home green in more ways than one
"simple request: “We want a house where our sheep can graze on our roof.”... pigment is added to the base and you trowel it on. I always enjoy seeing how it is used... like the added flair to the tile in the shower. Also like the decision to go with the... trend of adding people to the home photos. I get that it's supposed to add a human element..."
31 True Tales of Remodeling Gone Wild
Drugs, sex, excess — the home design industry is rife with stories that will blow your mind, or at least leave you scratching your head
"client request they’d ever had and, well, you’ve got to hear them to believe them... couple requested that we design them a house with two master bedrooms,” Peek says... cream pie request was my favourite 'piece' of madness. Cool sunbathing, so L.A.! Monkey... which request to recreate the magic can be plenty. But only fruitful ideas can be... designer requests". Lots of fun!! Loved the gone fishing part! Am I freaky? I've asked..."
Houzz Tour: Problem Solving on a Sloped Lot in Austin
"from her request list she didn’t get: an indoor slide. “Once the walls were up,” she... they are added to slopes going horizontally across the slope, not downward. The idea... they’ve added curtains. “Without them it’s really bright,” Gonzalez says.Coel designed... She also added sturdy rope that connects to a ceiling truss and a ladder that also provides... fulfill this request.Doors: Durango Doors The master bedroom has sweeping views of the creek..."