Houzz is the new way to design your home.
201 diagonal floor Ideabooks
Design on the Diagonal
"designing on a diagonal may improve your overall look and could even increase traffic flow... on the diagonal is just the fresh new look your home needs for the new year!... seat in a diagonal position and it really opened up the room. I like how placing the... furniture on a diagonal in picture #2 really made it more interesting rather than looking... I love diagonal placement - my new home feels this way even though the tile is laid..."
Houzz Tour: Diagonals Make a Point on a Modern Montana Home
"unexpected diagonals. Lets take a tour of the house, looking at the outside and then at... intermediate floor level concept will be forever etched into the minds of anyone who visits... Cor-Ten diagonal that we saw on the east side of the building. These two diagonals... concrete floors hooked up to a ground-source heat pump. The kitchen overlooks the street... second-floor roof deck and the stair to the roof above. Here we’re looking from the..."
Architect's Toolbox: Rotated Squares and Diagonals in Design
"one on a diagonal. So we use a diagonal to increase the perceived size of a room as... along a diagonal are two devices architects and designers use to achieve emphasis and... along a diagonal. In this example, the diagonal created by the straight wall below... entire floor level of the house. Like the exclamation point, this rotated square... using the diagonal, this designer increased the overall size of the room and has been..."
What to Ask Before Choosing a Hardwood Floor
We give you the details on cost, installation, wood varieties and more to help you pick the right hardwood flooring
"hardwood floors. Easy enough, right? Pick a wood and be done with it. Not so fast... hardwood floor your home can accommodate, and what will look best with your existing... hardwood floor: thick, solid planks of wood. Engineered wood is made of a veneer layer... of the floor you're working with pretty much will dictate what kind of wood you can... harden the floor top? Should we ask for it, does it practice in flooring as in furniture..."
10 Tile Patterns to Showcase Your Floor
There's more to a tile floor than the tile itself; how you lay out your tile can change the look and feel of the room
"a tile floor than the tile itself; how you lay out your tile can change the look and... displays of floor patterns and the sales staff can recommend sizes and configurations to... hardwood floors throughout my home. I'm looking to replace the hardwood flooring at... interesting floor tile in our second home in San Miguel de Allende and we love it. The... your floors are stunning! Thanks for sharing them with us. This is a pic of the..."
Designer Confessions: Torn Between Wood Floors
"a wood floor color. Most people inherit the floors that come with the homes they buy... a wood floor, too. I seriously considered painted white floors, and as much as I want... existing wood floors to maintain the flow and integrity of the home. But what to do when... and the floors, the dog is going to win. So while my clients are debating between... herringbone floors and possibly adding a little bit of stain to bring out the variation..."
7 Kitchen Flooring Materials to Boost Your Cooking Comfort
Give your joints a break while you're standing at the stove, with these resilient and beautiful materials for kitchen floors
"concrete floors in kitchens, but concrete — along with other nonresilient floor surfaces... a hard flooring material in their kitchen because of the subsequent knee, hip or back... kitchen flooring types available that are as functional as they are good-looking.... hardwood floors that can be refinished. They were able to lay the floor diagonally... rubber flooring for the entire bathroom floor, including the shower area (no threshold)..."
Get a Mudroom Floor That’s Strong and Beautiful Too
Learn the flooring materials that can handle splashes and splatters with ease and still keep their good looks
"n the flooring materials that can handle splashes and splatters with ease and still... right flooring: one that can handle muddy shoes, dripping umbrellas and sopping outerwear... Appropriate flooring options abound. Among them: slate, brick, ceramic tile, concrete,... for bad flooring options, you might want to shy away from laminate. According to Katy... Elite Flooring Specialists in Hartford, Connecticut, laminate “can’t hold up to standing..."
Checks, Please! 13 Choices for Checkered Floors
"checkered floors sound too '50s diner for you, it's time to rethink. Sure, checks can... on the diagonal~ We're putting a cream and brown checked floor in our mudroom. We... checkered floors too--diagonal and painted. Wonder-esque ideabook(i'm referring to my... favorite floors. The grass and concrete idea /looks/ nice, but the edging required... checkerboard flooring. Great for garages, diners, car & motorcycle trailers. I have been..."
Get Creative With Your Bathroom Floor Tile
Add movement, definition and interest to a humble bathroom floor by sidestepping uniform tile in favor of an unusual design
"bathroom floor by sidestepping uniform tile in favor of an unusual design... bathroom floor tile has an opportunity to be so much more: It can be a way to divide... bathroom floor tile go overlooked — learn how to contrast sizes, shapes and materials... ideas. Floors can be so cool and coordinate with the theme of the walls and decor... glass floor for his master bath with a playing grass field , goal posts , and helmet..."
Tile Rugs: Decorative Features for Your Floor
"lever Floor Accents Bring Color and Style to Entry, Courtyard and Bath... upcoming tile floor project? Consider putting in a tile rug. This is not actually a rug;... your floor! Here are some examples:... very nice floors and walls. Just goes to show there is nothing you can't create with... on the floor or taping it up on the wall, you can give yourself a good visualization... hardwood floors and adds warmth and richness First three pics are great! Intricately..."
Painted Wood Floors
"painting floors can be the best solution to freshen up a space and add character. It... make, as flooring is one of the most expensive changes to make in a home, so painting... if the floors need repair or have been refinished so many times that doing so again... painted floors on Houzz when Rene, from the blog Cottage and Vine, painted the floors... g the floors was not in the cards. Here are several rooms in which homeowners and..."
20 Great Examples of Transitions in Flooring
"replace flooring in part of the home, but aren't ready to put new flooring throughout... and stop flooring when you want to change the material. Especially in open plan homes... red oak floors (the standard strip floors) throughout most of my main floor. But the... type of flooring was used in the seventh photo (the bright apple green floor)? I wonder... ask your flooring installer. I don't know what the green flooring is. No info on the..."
See What You Can Learn From a Floor Plan
Floor plans are invaluable in designing a home, but they can leave regular homeowners flummoxed. Here's help
"Floor plans are invaluable in designing a home, but they can leave regular homeowners... showing one floor. A plan is typically cut at about 4 feet above the floor, so as to include... ading floor plans is second nature for an architect. It is the product of an education... Reading floor plans can be difficult at first for nonarchitects, but this is a very... changes. Floor plans are one of many two-dimensional drawings architects use (including..."
How to Combine Area Rugs in an Open Floor Plan
Carpets can artfully define spaces and distinguish functions in a wide-open room — if you know how to avoid the dreaded clash
"an open floor plan, where there aren’t walls to distinguish one space or function from... effect: bare floor where you walk into the room and bare floor diagonally across from that... radient floor heating. area rugs can define not only floor areas but also walls.... new open floor plan home has caused as many challenges as its solved but-as with our... bamboo flooring and it all flows well. I just love the 2nd photo with the 'cattle'..."