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Basement of the Week: Rustic Sophistication in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Good, old-fashioned fun reigns here, with a theater-style snack bar, a playroom and lots of room for just kicking back
5 Anytime Parties to Rev Up Your House All Year
Design Basics to Help You Think Through a New Master Bath
"a free standing tub made in Quebec. It stands opposite the double door entrance to... he can stand. So much for that. I guess the solution would be two totally separate... had to stand beside the bowl to get the door closed. Very quickly, for lighting,... my ONLY concession to the almighty "resale value" in the entire house. I dislike doors... 36 x 72 standing shower + toilet area - separated from a wall of closets by a double..."
Decorate With Intention: Get Your Home Office Right
"could not stand it during the day. I wanted the blinds open and the glare was just too... positioned a standing mirror where I can see the door. Think I am OK. Ditching office chairs... can't stand to walk in and see cables and the back of electronic equipment in my... my one concession to femininity in our house, as my taste tends to run a little more... such as standing at your computer (which I do) and using a "fit ball", which my husband..."
Considering a New Kitchen Gadget? Read This First
"that I stand behind. Love our rice cooker - the rice is always perfect and you don't... small concession. And for two weeks after the modern popper was returned we were... for my stand mixer. I use it often enough to make it worth owning, not often enough... use my stand mixer, coffee maker, immersion blender, regular blender, big & small... mixer stand in the same general vicinity that makes for a handy baking center. I..."
Help for Selling Your Home Faster — and Maybe for More
Prep your home properly before you put it on the market. Learn what tasks are worth the money and the best pros for the jobs
"luggage stand in room that could be used as a guest room. (I'd been using it for a... listings stand out amongst the competition! I'm always amazed at the things we suddenly... seller concessions or any other info. MLS is the best source for true data for comps... eye to stand behind the camera as well. Very helpful, as we hope to find a new house... might not stand over the buyers agent and their client but they are present on the property..."
Curb Appeal Feeling a Little Off? Some Questions to Consider
"My only concession is training flowers through the staggered palings in front of the... plants& stands and just limit to one of the nice tall plants to the right of the door... plant stand to the right where the fence is and place all the plants in great decorative... cluttered. The stands she has are very cute but may belong somewhere else. Angela, also add... color that stands out. Sometimes dark panes that contrast with the outer trim are the..."
Modern Manners: Smooth Moves for Kids' Visits
For hosting kids or visiting with Junior in tow, we give you a plan to keep stress levels low and fun levels high
"crawl and stand up. Training is hard work, yes, but don't have kids if you want an easy... cannot stand the kids I love when in public spaces: they get away with the most horrific... while standing to the side saying over and over to quit, stop, quit quit just leaves... make that concession for my own children. His favorite pastime was to literally rake..."
Home-Buying Checklist: 20 Things to Consider Beyond the Inspection
Quality of life is just as important as construction quality. Learn what to look for at open houses to ensure comfort in your new home
"cannot even stand on it with bare feet. I wish subdivision builders would pay more attention... to make concessions depending on the price and location. The Houzz comment referring... due to standing water! Landscaping or lack thereof! If you don't have any, you'll... reserve stand? Is it in arears? Has the community been making contributions to it?..."
6 Must-Know Lessons From a Serial Renovator
Get your remodel right the first time, with this insight from an architect who's been there too many times to count
"made many concessions just so we could afford the much larger scope of work. Still to... still standing...then it's just a "remodel". In CA inspectors are like proctologists... work up a stand up comedy routine. Might help pay for some of this. All of you Houzzers... I was standing over their shoulders most of the time. That is the ONLY way I would..."
5 Steps to Help You Hire the Right Contractor
Don't take chances on this all-important team member. Find the best general contractor for your remodel or new build by heeding this advice
"a long-standing relationship with our architect, so they communicate well and build... work, and standing by their product. This is great advice, and unfortunately for us,... all the concessions to get the cost down. And why can't I get the estimates for HVAC... in good standing with your state license board. Ask to see the contractor’s pocket... project stand the test of time?4. Check references. Ask for a list of references. In..."
Kitchen of the Week: Turquoise Cabinets Snazz Up a Space-Savvy Eat-In
Houzz Tour: Problem Solving on a Sloped Lot in Austin
When Your Tastes Clash: How to Design and Decorate as a Couple
Want to keep the peace? Work with both of your styles when remodeling, decorating or building new, for a home that feels right to all
Houzz Tour: Major Renovations Aid a Usonian Home
Its classic lines got to stay, but this 1950s home's outdated spaces, lack of privacy and structural problems got the boot