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8 Little Remodeling Touches That Make a Big Difference
Make your life easier while making your home nicer, with these design details you'll really appreciate
"making your home nicer, with these design details you'll really appreciate... necessarily design considerations; they were more quality-of-life considerations — just... did our remodel, our contractor suggested a thousand things I had never really thought... universal design when designing your house...young mom, disabled, older person, armful... Interior Designer I work with many homeowners and Builders to design creative and pratical..."
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
"— the home design industry is rife with stories that will blow your mind, or at least... meet a home design professional at a dinner party, don’t walk away. Stay put and you... interior designers, architects, builders and other home professionals to share the strangest... interior designer’s client who secretly fed him marijuana brownies. Or the client who... with my home designer who is in the process of drawing our home plans, and my husband..."
Light and Personality Fill a Remodeled London Home
Eclectic and heritage elements mix in a clever extension that adds volume without digging into the home’s foundation
"interior designer states that " no one cares to see what you are doing in your home"... London homes appears to be a trademark of his design. love the wood floors in the... these old homes to modern standards. Kudos! I've learned through Houzz that privacy... Loved this home so much! It's so clean and sophisticated! Wish there were more photos... Gorgeous home but I have two questions.....where is the toilet paper in the bathroom..."
My Houzz: Remodeling Modernizes a Neoclassical Dutch Home
Neoclassical on the outside, a Netherlands home gets a long-wanted renovation inside, including a kitchen addition to suit its family today
"Netherlands home gets a long-wanted renovation inside, including a kitchen addition to... addition designed for 21st-century living. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Mirjam... fabulous home! Really lovely. This is simply gorgeous! Bravo! What a great home, in... beautiful home and family!! I just confirm that beauty has no contry or language (by... stylish, yet homely. Very well executed ! Exquisite is an over-used word, but the originality..."
Building or Remodeling? Get the Lowdown on Load Codes
Sometimes standard isn’t enough. Learn about codes for structural loads so your home will stay strong over time
"so your home will stay strong over time... built, designed or remodeled a home has heard the term “built to code” and people... in your home. You could, in fact, easily have needs that require the design and c... house designed and built to the highest standard. But that’s not necessarily so... of your home to exceed code.... of the home renovation forums and websites, and I was starting to wonder if they even..."
Houzz Tour: Whole-House Remodeling Suits a Historic Colonial
Extensive renovations, including additions, update a 1918 Georgia home for modern life while respecting its history
"Georgia home for modern life while respecting its history... "The home had grand spaces, 10-foot ceilings and five fireplaces, but not the right... interior designer Ili Nilsson of Terra Cotta Properties. The kids were sharing rooms... gorgeous home! I love historic homes and rarely do they survive 70s remodels looking... in my home. Enjoy your new home and thank you for sharing! There's a trend these... Maybe the designer considers the architecture of the home sufficient to add that bit..."
Houzz Tour: Remodeling Brightens a Row House in Washington, D.C.
A revamped layout and an airy palette create a soothing home for a Capitol Hill family of 5 looking to simplify
"soothing home for a Capitol Hill family of 5 looking to simplify... previous home. While less space was expected (and desired), the home's layout was due... interior designer Jackie Sink and architect Steve Lawlor worked together to integrate... "real" home that's not overly staged for the glamour shots. I really like the kitchen... about this home! Classic, neat lines--and gorgeous. Love it! I could move right in! Great..."
Contractor Tips: Top 10 Home Remodeling Don'ts
"your home renovation go smoothly and stay on budget with this wise advice from a... into remodeling projects around your home. I’ve learned a lot working as a contractor... affect a home renovation project. How do you know if you're helping or hurting your... interior designer between you and the contractor, and USE the contractor a designer... "hire a designer" card, there are no designers within 300 kilometres of where we live..."
Plan Your Home Remodel: The Design and Drawing Phase
Renovation Diary, Part 2: A couple has found the right house, a ranch in Florida. Now it's time for the design and drawings
"1970s home with good bones and assembled a team to help them turn it into their dream... follow the design and drawing portion of the project. In a project like this, design... evaluate design options and keep the project on track. This team approach should save... developing the design and drawings. Here are the first steps we're taking to get the drawings... evaluate the design against the budget. Just as the design is elastic, changing as we know..."
Houzz Tour: An Eichler Remodel Spawns a Design Career
"dozens of homes they toured wowed them. Until they walked inside a home designed by... interior design company, Urbanism Designs. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Pamela... cutter home with two stories that they could move into without much renovating. But... knew this home was for us,” Lin says. Another thing they soon discovered: Lin is a natural... natural designer. A full-time project manager for Google at the time, she reached out..."
Inside Houzz: No More Bumper Cars in This Remodeled Kitchen
More space, more storage, and the dogs can stretch out now too. A designer found on Houzz creates a couple's just-right kitchen
"too. A designer found on Houzz creates a couple's just-right kitchen... to the designers. Some didn’t respond — it was a Sunday, after all — and some didn’t... connected with designer Toni Sabatino. “From the first conversation we had, Toni was personable... the new design & materials--very handsome. May I borrow the floating bench design... kitchen remodel for a smaller home. My kitchen is 12' x 12', which I think is a fairly..."
5 Remodeling Monkey Wrenches and How to Prevent Them
Avoid delays and cost overruns by planning certain parts of a home remodel extra carefully. We show you which ones and how
"parts of a home remodel extra carefully. We show you which ones and how... organize on a remodeling project, whether it’s a single room or a whole-house remodel. Small... during a remodel, but some parts of your remodel will cause more difficulty than others... in a home remodeling project is the uncertainty that that comes with not knowing... with the designer if you are using one or contractor who will be doing the job. This..."
Houzz Survey Results: Remodeling Likely to Trump Selling in 2014
Most homeowners say they’re staying put for now, and investing in features to help them live better and love their homes more
"they will remodel in the next one to two years, to increase the value of their home,... residential remodeling, building and decorating activity. Fifty-three percent of U.S... enough to remodel but not enough to sell,” says real estate broker Leah Applewhite.... present home just a couple of years ago. I now live in a nice home. But in a few years... their home that had come from a door in the home that my mom was born in. I remember..."
Remodeling After Water Damage: Tips From a Homeowner Who Did It
"enter a home, the damage is almost always total. And the process for getting a house... older home, chances are you may not have one. And if you have an older home in an... close to home. My husband and I came home from celebrating NYE '13 at 3am to it "raining"... for a designer" :) It looks stunning. *Hannah We too suffered a flood which ruined... vacation home that sat on the banks of a river 32 ft. above the river bed. We experienced..."
Inside Houzz: Ideabooks Aid Design Collaboration in Seattle
Homeowners find their designers on Houzz, use ideabooks to communicate their remodeling ideas, and get the home they'd longed for
"their designers on Houzz, use ideabooks to communicate their remodeling ideas, and... get the home they'd longed for... interior designer. Sharing and collaborating design concepts via their Houzz ideabooks... while remodeling their 1902 Seattle home. Both had strong opinions about what they... personal home decor style? It’s a little bit of this and a little bit of that. I don’t... dream home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Tom and Jessica Freeman Team: Michael..."