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Pro Chefs Dish on Kitchens: Michael Symon Shares His Tastes
"Stargazer51 - cast iron is induction-friendly. I've been slowly replacing my cheap hand-me-down... enameled cast iron so I'll have a full set when I remodel my kitchen and replace the... regular cast iron. I believe the have griddles, too. @drpl2010 I think with a raised... dough, concrete for the area with sink and appliances, and a section of wood. I'm... true of concrete, but it's imperative to have it installed by someone who knows what..."
Kitchen Countertop Materials: 5 More Great Alternatives to Granite
Get a delightfully different look for your kitchen counters with lesser-known materials for a wide range of budgets
"surprised concrete was not one of the choices, but helpful article - I never considered... slate Concrete or resin are both durable and fairly low cost. Resin can have all... saw a cast resin backsplash someone had done that had printed fabric embedded in... had a concrete example. highly manoeverable in design, a multitude of color choices... stained concrete on the countertops and zinc on my kitchen island. Very happy with..."
Is Radiant Heating or Cooling Right for You?
Questions to ask before you go for one of these temperature systems in your floors or walls (yes, walls)
"UNDER the concrete subfloor. (We used cork.) I'd be interested to hear about what... boards for concrete and house zones, each board divided into four with each zone having... will have concrete floors with hydronic radiant floor heat. This will go well with the... poured concrete slab as we do, when there is a problem or if there is a failure, it... salvaged cast iron radiators. The water that heats the rads is as a rule much hotter..."
In Austin, a Backyard Wall Provides More Than Privacy
Designers solve a common privacy problem — and create some unexpected play — with a clever screening solution
"rebar concrete on a solid footing, cast in plywood molds in the way house foundations... explored both cast in place concrete as well as CMU construction. the construction drawings... being cast in place concrete! either one would have worked, the client and contractor... in the concrete wall that surrounded the house he built for his parents Such a structure... it on a concrete footer that extends down below the frost line. to prevent heaving..."
12 Hot Ideas for Fireplace Facing
From traditional brick to industrial steel, there’s a fireplace cladding here to light up your design
"clad in concrete, but it was not poured in place. These concrete panels are thin and... risk it. Cast Stone is an amazing material for mantles. It works for the modern minimalist... clean concrete look and for the classical specialist to give the beautiful carved... Mountain Casting and Design we have a very unique material that is strong, beautiful... our 70's concrete stone fireplace with this copper and black steel face. It was actually..."
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Bathroom Sinks
Sinks crafted from recycled rubber, glass and more make for showstopping bathroom features and are more affordable than ever
"That concrete sink was most definitely not cast in place, however, precast concrete... pours the concrete sink? where do I go to get one? The salvaged cast-metal basin LOOKS... when the concrete artisan knows what they are doing. Also, when using things that are... Salvaged cast-metal basin by Artistic Designs for Living. Can you tell me the exact... of the concrete sink, would be useful in the kitchen, also like the wooden sink featured..."
Why You Might Want to Build a House of Straw
Straw bales are cheap, easy to find and DIY-friendly. Get the basics on building with this renewable, ecofriendly material
"straw and concrete together, lots of concrete - 3 to 6 inches side to side, top and bottom... ground. A cast iron skillet was all that was left. Very sad for a young couple with small... combine concrete and hemp. If you live in the U.S. you will have a difficult times... addition of concrete, doesn't burn at all. http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescoloni... (brick, concrete, mortar) HOME 1983. When STRAW is used in the same breath as frugality..."
Courtyard Comforts Make a Seattle Backyard a Joy
A new hot tub, fireplace, shower and even a mini stage take a backyard from uninviting to ‘Come on out!’
"better than concrete. While I like the concrete, maybe a solution for those who would prefer... so much concrete! They paved paradise! Gorgeous backyard! Simply stunning! :) What... oasis. The concrete walls are so finely executed, even Tadao Ando would be proud. An amazingly... wood and concrete and the making of an outdoor room. Contrary to popular belief, it... to mean concrete jungle. There are many plants that require little care and attention..."
One Guy Found a $175,000 Comic in His Wall. What Has Your Home Hidden?
"this.. cast-iron pipes, tall cast iron tub, at least half the floor support missing... they're concrete. Red gum is getting hard to obtain and to preserve existing trees... trees concrete is used. Anyway my friends' house needed restumping. By the way, it is... my 4" cast-iron toilet drain into my bathroom adding that new-fangled indoor out-house... narrowest cast iron I've ever seen and it's corroded closed so It's not useful for anything..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Getaway Nestled in the Trees
"lighter concrete. Very cool! A climate that allows for expansive glazing, all that... onto the concrete. Personally, that would drive me crazy. I think this is the second... pristine concrete most people would freak. i think there is a sealer you can use apply... onto the concrete) won't just keep eroding into the metal and cause instability in that... those concrete floors or is this a summer-only house? If these issues have indeed..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Great Patio, Deck or Rooftop!
"worn out concrete pavement with rich, red flagstone then reused the concrete to create... Deck and Concrete paint to add more color. Patio By RF My oasis This used to be a... with a concrete runway from one side of the yard to the other. It was incredibly... Stained concrete patio faces west - wonderful place to watch the Lake Michigan sunsets... wood, concrete, brick--he can do it all! We were able to build this for 1/3 the cost..."
Everything I Need to Know About Decorating I Learned from Downton Abbey
"get on concrete or tarmac. I don't like our ugly concrete driveway, give me gravel... than concrete or asphalt for large areas (which those driveways are). When modern... acres of concrete or a mile of asphalt; hard surfaces crack and constantly need maintenance;... a full cast or corpses! Can't wait for the season to start to tonight! I still don't... The cast all have an odor about them due to the wardrobe policy that forbids washing..."
Houzz Tour: Family Living in 980 Square Feet
In a place known for going big, a family of 4 opts for creative space savers and subtle luxuries instead
"it's "cast-in-place" concrete though. I love their thought process, their standard... were on concrete slabs. Our first home was about 950 sq ft on a concrete slab. Plenty... grout also concrete? Sealed? just fantastic and fully functional space usage. I THOUGHT... tiled concrete, I opted for softer surfaces in my next home. I did like the bookcases... with concrete walls, and simultaneously I find the openness unnerving -- one thing..."
Houzz Tour: An Eichler Remodel Spawns a Design Career
"had the concrete bead blasted and a microlayer of concrete and color to smooth it out... replacing the concrete and the clear glass dramatically improve the lightness of the space... painted concrete block. Would love any comments. The wood atrium decking is attractive... heat and concrete flooring. Used zones as well. It was the most efficient, most "even"... Stained concrete flooring was beautiful, and the dogs loved it! No slipping on hardwoods..."
Convert Your Tub Space Into a Shower — Waterproofing and Drainage
Step 4 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Pick your waterproofing materials and drain, and don't forget to test
"preparing a concrete one this little time saver from noble Company is a great option.... enameled cast iron shower pan in many sizes and several colors. Eliminates the need... coat of concrete or not) and requires the tile and grout process to add strength.... floor is concrete underneath. The basement has always been cool. It's great in the summer... walls with concrete all the way to the ceiling This sounds very professional and exact..."