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How to Recycle Your Kitchen
Instead of adding to the junk pile — and paying landfill fees — get rid of old appliances, cabinets and countertops the ecofriendly way
"on dump charges. We dismantle and stack in groups...cabinets are removed, stacked... avoid dump charges, so overall it's usually either a small savings or a wash. In the... will not charge you. I live in Philadelphia where there are many stores that sell parts... do not charge but rather leap at the chance to remove and resell your old kitchen... landfill charges and with tax credits earned by donating materials.Many GCs, however..."
Contractor's Tips: 10 Things Your Contractor Might Not Tell You
Climbing through your closets and fielding design issues galore, your contractor might stay mum. Here's what you're missing
"did not charge us for, either. To paint a picture, when the beadboard ceiling was removed... Some charge more when they think you have alot of money. Some tell you what you... 2. Is charging you a ton because he has already forseen problems and has made sure... would be charged $10,000 per item on THEIR LIST of 49 faulty things (mine only contained... can't charge more than our peers and get away with it for long.10. We did find money..."
Conquer Clutter With Drawers: 14 Inventive Solutions
Organize, neaten and hide all your stuff with drawers in unexpected spots or outfitted with extra-special features
"cord for charging all your devices.......keeps it all neat and tidy and out of site... drawer for charging your devices. It can be a fire hazard to have a plug inside a drawer... on the charging station in the drawer? I was under the impression that wasn't an... up to charge all the electronic devices; like who wouldn't use that? :>} Great idea... outlets charging phones, tablets and laptops? Install a power strip in the back of..."
Off the Grid: Ready to Pull the Plug on City Power?
What to consider if you want to stop relying on public utilities — or just have a more energy-efficient home
"they charge like $50K over other homes for the green-ability factor. People here... builders are charging more for green features because they aren't sure of their own real... some up charges) so you have to make sure of your builders reputation and knowledge... try and charge customers what they cost to supply so that they reduce the burden of... numerous. Charging our many gadgets, changing the temperature of a room with the push..."
10 Tips to Maximize Your Whole-House Remodel
Cover all the bases now to ensure many years of satisfaction with your full renovation, second-story addition or bump-out
"one; no charge for the upgrade. I'm the outer casing rehabilitation business and I... does and charges accordingly for their ideas, creativity and excellence in their craft... electric charging station in the future was something I wouldn't have thought of and... s who charge fairly for exact work and craftsmanship. Establishing a budget is an... for a charging station just in case. Think you can live without air-conditioning..."
Decorating 101: How Much Is This Going to Cost Me?
"typically charge by the hour and may charge a nominal fee for an initial consult. I've... retailers are charging for similar items I know if I've gotten a good deal. I do invest... that is charged by a gallery (or a decorator). There are also quality posters and... retailers charging for the kind of quality and style you want? Then plug that figure..."
10 Best Ways to Get Organized for a Big Move
"as they charge by the hour! Great ideas! Thank you so much for a very useful article... companies charge around $150/per hour, so whatever you can move yourself will be a saving... then they charged me an arm and a leg for each of the boxes, making my move hundreds... additional charge PRIOR to doing it, and the company gave me a token refund in the end..."
Contractor Tips: How to Install Tile Flawlessly
"would charge $1650 and possible higher dependent on the layout pattern (e.g. offset... would charge an additional $400-$500 for the floor removal, disposal and leveling... separate $400 charge for levelling. Do you know what is the maximum deflection a floor can... leveling charge of $400 was additional. The one dimensions you didn't provide for your..."
7 Home Purchases Worth the Splurge
Make buyer's remorse over furniture, textiles and more a thing of the past with this wise purchasing advice
"them to charge makes them cost-prohibitive. I asked one of their designers to help... decorators charging; I never had that experience! When I moved 3 years ago, the designer... had. No charge. She later helped me select fabric for a chair & ottoman to go near... at no charge. But I wanted their help to create coordinating curtains for that room..."
Easy Green: 23 Ways to Reduce Waste at Home
Pick from this plethora of earth-friendly ideas to send less to the landfill and keep more money in your pocket
5 Qualities of a Happy Designer-Client Relationship
Cultivate trust, flexibility and more during a design project, and it could be the beginning of a beautiful alliance
"engineers charge approximately the same hourly rates as architects do, in my experience... architects charge somewhere in the neighborhood of 10% of construction cost, typically... architect charge the same amount. It depends on the scope of work involved, and the... never charged to the client. @marcyrw - The very best projects include an architect..."
8 Things Interior Designers Want You to Know
Get the scoop on certifications, project scope, working from afar and more, from 2 Best of Houzz designers
"designer charges? Why won't anyone answer that question even if it's to say "We won't... they will charge a client for services depending on the time and resources needed to... value (charge) for their time. On that note, a designer who is fresh out of design... designer charges for her time (hourly), and does not sell products, which we liked...."
So You Want to Build: 7 Steps to Create a New Home
Get the house you envision — and even enjoy the process — by following this architect's guide to building a new home
"architect who charges by the square foot. So I can make changes. But if it's nothing like... architect charges $100/hr to max of 9% of home construction cost. I don't know if architects... be no charge to you to meet with several builders to discuss what you want and what... said he'd charge about $2500 to clear the site and do the excavation with gravel being..."
Clear the Air: A Guide to Indoor Air Purifiers
Get the lowdown on highly efficient air filtration systems of all kinds — and which one actually makes indoor pollution worse
"alpha charged particles which would ordinarily lodge in the lungs if airborne and... a high charge which kills human cells, affects DNA and can cause cancer. What is... offered charge handsomely for replacement filters which often cost the purchaser double... given a charge, then trapped on oppositely charged plates. These machines create a..."
12 Ideas to Make a Great Entrance
Set the right tone for your house right off the bat by creating an entryway that caters to function but speaks to style
""table"/charging station/key/change/wallet/mail holder space. of appropriate vintage... if you charge by the hour). Actually plastic grocery bags work quite well and you... Everything Charge station I have learned to carry a special pair of slippers when I know... Get charged up. Electronics are just a fact of life. Embrace cord management with... good-looking charging station right in the entry. This works particularly well for townhouses..."