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Before and After: French Country Master Suite Renovation
Sheila Rich helps couple reconfigure dark, dated rooms to welcome elegance, efficiency and relaxation
"After having their second child, a couple in New Jersey was ready to renovate their... work long after you're done and hold up against the needs of the family. I want my clients... me back after we're done to get working on the next room, not to tell me that what... The before & after pictures show a designer with incredible vision & creativity... a good before and after and this delivered! Wow, wow, WOW!! I would never want to..."
What to Know Before You Tear Down That Wall
New project for a new year: Opening up a room? Learn who to hire, what it’ll cost and how long it will take
"request, after he saw the house when we returned to town after a short recovery time)... out our before and after wall removal pics. What a difference in light affects. The... Here's befores & afters. Don't be quick to rule out wall removal. It sounds drastic... consider before removing a wall. We removed most of the wall between our kitchen and... be some AFTER photos! It is 2014- and this time last year, I was awaiting vital surgery-..."
What You Need to Know Before Painting Brick
Sure, painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account. Here's how to paint brick like a pro
"careful before whipping out your roller and painter's tape — there are some important... in mind before tackling this home project. We talked with three professionals to... Bungalow. BEFORE LEFT. AFTER, RIGHT. I detest painted brick...In my opinion It should... have any before and after pictures you can share? Thanks so much. Against all advise... done this before and is it advisable? Is it possible to use an electric sander to remove..."
7 Things to Do Before You Move Into a New House
Get life in a new house off to a great start with fresh paint and switch plates, new locks, a deep cleaning — and something on those windows
"g now before you move in all of your furniture. ALOT easier than after you've moved... ceilings before we moved in and to have it cleaned after that because we were moving... address after you have moved and might need someone to forward...after your 12 mo forward... use TSP before painting after cleaning with the steamer. I have as a renter also wiped... prepare before the move. I SO agree with the changing of the switch plates and vent..."
9 Planning Musts Before You Start a Makeover
Don’t buy even a single chair without measuring and mapping, and you’ll be sitting pretty when your new room is done
"and not after you’ve already maxed out your credit cards. Here are nine planning... live by before you start making purchases.... upon this before moving forward with my house! Thank you, Need to follow Brilliant... helpfull after using were SketchUp and Visio. Really good dimension error savers and... made) before I start the process. When working with an architect or designer, make... dilemma before, has a system such as outlined above, has resources you do not, and..."
What to Know Before You Buy Teak Outdoor Furniture
Learn about finishes, weathering, care and that age-old oil debate to get the teak furnishings that suit you best
"last year after year. But as perfect as teak is for outdoor areas, you should still... consider before taking the plunge with teak.... oil year after year. We don't have hard winters so after pollen season is over ( two... cleaning before it's put away for the winter. Teak Furniture As longtime teak lovers... the wood after direct weather exposure. I will have an identical set on my deck at home... still good after a quarter of a century and the swing has been up for more than a decade..."
Pools: One Last Look Before Summer's End
What to Know Before Refinishing Your Floors
Learn costs and other important details about renewing a hardwood floor — and the one mistake you should avoid
"After about 20 years, most hardwood floors start showing their age; scratches, dullness... tung oil after staining (it is, after all, pine) "walnut." After doing the research... coats. After installation, the contractor used a sander to smooth the surface, then... used it before, but we did our homework (their website info is excellent, and there's... wore off after 10 days or so. It also seems incredibly robust - I'd been leery of letting..."
What to Do After a Hurricane or Flood
How you treat your home after a natural disaster can make all the difference in its future livability — and your own personal safety
"your home after a natural disaster can make all the difference in its future livability... looking after you, remember he is being paid by the insurance company but he wants... completely before living in or staying in that environment) Read directions carefully... homes (after a storm in Virginia, interior walls were stripped and redone) and pr... myself sick after using bleach....Here's what I found to help: http://www.lung.org/as..."
10 Things to Discuss With Your Contractor Before Work Starts
"a week before hammers and shovels fly to make sure everyone’s on the same page... fast! Before work begins, make sure you and your contractor are on the same page... clean up after them could cost you thousands of dollars. After nearly dying from a... it out before you begin construction., Contractors and their subs, are human.... OTHER JOBS AFTER YOU BEGAN AND GOT MY DEPOSIT FOR THIS JOB? 1. Do not give a deposit..."
10 Things to Ask Your Contractor Before You Start Your Project
Ask these questions before signing with a contractor for better communication and fewer surprises along the way
"questions before signing with a contractor for better communication and fewer surprises... expect before the project gets started will help you better prepare for the process... contractor before starting a home remodeling project.... company after water damage in three floors. After putting up drywall they left and... this list before we started our addition, it has been one problem after another, no one... involved after an accident or natural disaster. We had a contractor selected by our..."
10 Real Ways You Can Help After a House Fire
Suggestions from someone who lost her home to fire — and experienced the staggering generosity of community
"months, after an arsonist randomly set our house on fire. "No," I would answer each... companies after 9/11, and again after a large fire in the building in which I live. I... didn't before. And I am convinced that the Red Cross employs angels! They had the... Weeks after the fire, we were still making lists. Prescriptions, sunglasses, your... recover after a fire destroyed most of his apartment. the fire was started by a tenant..."
7 Ways to Charge Up and Connect After Disaster
"publish before the storm. I would add to the list of things to have before a storm... Saturday before we had more than one flickering bar on the cell phones. Using the car... albeit after the fact - is a mixed blessing, since buying most of this stuff is not... gas can BEFORE the next storm. On the other hand, those crank-up flashlights and lanterns... done. :) After 9/11 and the blackout I thought I was prepared for Sandy--I had flashlights..."
10 Things to Do Before the Renovation Begins
"your list before the chaos begins, for a safer and (slightly) less intrusive renovation... garage before all the work started; the dry wall dust got onto everything before we... take "before" pictures! I always love looking at the photos from when we first saw... finally after 4 and a half months it's going to end in 3 more days. Me and my husband... construction before. I know there is garbage in the attic insulation, because I have seen..."
Remodeling After Water Damage: Tips From a Homeowner Who Did It
"great after it was all said and done. I must admit I was studying it and trying to... together after removal of unsalvageable flooring and drywall. What I didn't realize... kitchen. After that, each time we left, area rugs were picked up off the floor and the... myself after sustaining hurricane damage. Lots of great advice and pictures. It can... night before and our community's infrastructure could not handle the sewage line..."