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Houzzers Say: Dream Kitchen Must-Haves
"sponges to electric outlets), maximizing cabinet storage and including elements that make... can use electricity at its cheapest time (in our area), so the two dishwashers would... storage and electrical outlets seem more like a pain than a "must-have". But then I have... cook. An electrical socket that drops down into the counter? Clearly these people have... about electrical functionality breaking up a backsplash, but because any spills will..."
Meet the New Super Toilets
With features you never knew you needed, these toilets may make it hard to go back to standard commodes
"Fancy electric high-tech toilets, which the Japanese call super toilets, can be found... toilets use electricity to provide warming, automation and bidet functions. More: Dream... to run electric to the toilet and you could quite possibly need upgraded water lines... and run electrical... Totally worth it. My suggetion if remodeling on a budget is... have an electrical outlet. I agree, I am never going back again. Hi, i'm from Brasil..."
Small Solar: Big Home Tech Trend in the Making
"variety of electrically powered household appliances and gadgets will make a lot of sense... over-worked electrical grid, the better. Our household electric usage isn't high so converting... solar vs electric. Oh and if I want to go underground with electric I have to do all... New electric vehicle batteries change everything. Google lifepo if you are interested... traditional electricity! how long will all this take to get to the consumers? The independence..."
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)
"region. Electric would have been impossible: electricity is provided by a solar system... for an electrical contractor who installed and troubleshot radiant heat flooring... (electrical). NuHeat is by far the superior product. Easy heat and sun touch where... For me, electric, on timers, in select areas - bathrooms, kitchen, would be a nice... by the electric radiant heating under the floors. Specifically, would having such..."
Considering a New Kitchen Gadget? Read This First
"and an electric can opener. I am unable to grip things tightly enough to work them... "if it's electric, I don't want it in my kitchen." I have relented to a good coffeemaker... HATE electric can openers (I can never figure out how they work anyway). Love... different electrical gadgets and I wonder why I think I need a bigger kitchen:( About... small non electrical gadgets I love my wavy blade vegetable shredder/peeler thingy from..."
Houzz Tour: Going Completely Off the Grid in Nova Scotia
Powered by sunshine and built with salvaged materials, this Canadian home is an experiment for green building practices
"its own electricity. In general, on the coldest days there tends to be more sunshine... install electric bb heaters as they are an inexpensive back-up heat source to solar... off-grid, electric bb isn't an option so we installed the smallest hwbb available (2'... of no electricity bills in the future influenced the decision. Our set up is not... gas and electric companies, then you're going to have more money for your home. In..."
How to Design a Kitchen Island
Size, seating height, all those appliance and storage options ... here's how to clear up the kitchen island confusion
"having electrical outs on it. I have a pop up electric tower. When it is not in... to add electrical outlets on either side of island Some excellent guidelines here... I have electric outlets at each end to accommodate the food processor or coffee maker... other electric appliance. Storage in the base is all drawers of various sizes. Oldobdoc... (drawers) and electric outlets. My only regret is I set the island before laying the floor..."
8 Reasons to Nix Your Fireplace (Yes, for Real)
Dare you consider trading that 'coveted' design feature for something you'll actually use? This logic can help
"Beach. No electricity again, although the electric company was working around the clock... Duraflame electric insert to our parlor fireplace, and it looks real enough to fool guests... We had electric baseboard heaters to heat the house. I did sense that it was not the... if the electricity goes, and there's minus 25 degrees celsius outside? On the coldest... days the electrically heated floors isn't enough to heat the house anyway. We have a..."
Design an Easy-Clean Kitchen
"You cook and I'll clean" might no longer be a fair trade with these ideas for low-maintenance kitchen countertops, cabinets and floors
"cooking with electricity. An electric oven (self-cleaning) is a necessity, though - that's... about that electric cooktop as a quick clean item! I have spent hours on this. Yes products... glass-top electric cooktop, I personally don't care how easy they are to clean. Mom... door and electrical receptacles inside. Anyone designing a new kitchen can think out... out electrical receptacle placement to avoid spots where they get dirty easily. Even..."
My Houzz: An Australian Home Appeals to 3 Generations
Houzz Tour: From Old Stable to Minimalist Guesthouse in England
Its interior bays once held racehorses, but now this all-white and wood home holds fascination as a modern part-time home
Architect's Toolbox: Scale and Proportion
9 Popular Stovetop Options — Plus Tips for Choosing the Right One
Pick a stovetop that fits your lifestyle and your kitchen style with this mini guide that covers all the basics
"— gas, electric, standard, retro, commercial, cooktop, range top or full stove? How... Electric Agas have also been available for some time: the latest is the TC ("Total... normal electric oven - each oven switches on and off, and each has a different pre-set... gas or electric rings on top Thanks to another very mindful reader who contacted me... burners are electric and 2 are induction. I love the induction burners! Everything cooks..."
Light Up Your Night With an Easy Outdoor Table Lamp
"space. An electricity-free and battery-free outdoor table lamp like this one — it's solar... make electricity-free and battery-free outdoor table lamp like this one. Very neat... with no electricity yet. Great idea!! I can't wait to try it. I don't understand people... have one electrical outlet and have to run an extension cord. This idea is a fantastic... about electrical cords. I think I'm going to give this a try. Excellent idea !!!..."
7 Awesome Add-ons for Kitchen Cabinets
"or an electric can opener mounted under your wall cabinets was considered state of... block of electrical outlets since it looks a bit bulky to my eyes. We just put in beautiful... degreed electrical engineer, he taught himself how to wire a house from a book he bought... Canadian electrical standards? @ Studio Design - you can ask the seller, Bonnie Bagley... them. The electric meat grinder may well go this year as I don't grind meat any more..."