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Extend Your Living Space With an Outdoor Fireplace
Increase square footage and enjoyment of your home with an exterior fireplace for a patio or backyard
"with an exterior fireplace for a patio or backyard... sanctuaries, a fireplace can transform an ordinary outdoor space into a true extension of... flame of a fireplace can add to your home's value and enhance your ability to enjoy it... These exterior architectural elements can be designed in all shapes, sizes and styles... regarding fireplaces. In our town, you cannot build a wood burning fireplace or a fireplace..."
Unique Chimneys, Outside and Inside
"into an exterior or stand out; its form and articulation can offer myriad expressions... encompasses a fireplace (fireplaces?) and other pieces. It's a strong contrast to the clear... by the fireplace, which takes on a smaller presence when compared to the exterior... clear exterior walls and sweeping roofline. This house built from a Quonset hut articulates... apparent. The exterior articulation means that a window can be inserted above the fireplace..."
Modern Metal Fireplaces Open World of Possibilities
Allowing way more natural light than traditional fireplaces, and with some not even needing a vent, metal fireplaces are a major improvement
"traditional fireplaces, and with some not even needing a vent, metal fireplaces are a major... t any exterior wall — even those with a fireplace. The double-wall construction... metal fireplace insert and metal flue changed the way architects design chimneys... also an exterior steel liner with a space between the two. The enclosure for these... of the fireplace. So the next time you're building new or remodeling, consider one..."
Help! What Color Should I Paint My House Exterior?
Real homeowners get real help in choosing paint palettes. Bonus: 3 tips for everyone on picking exterior colors
"choosing exterior paint colors. Help is on the way for three such homeowners, whose... s for exterior paint palettes. But first, three general tips for selecting an attractive... colors for exteriors. Marie Meko I'm confused about this too... Our house will be in... home's exterior color, I would stay away from anything trendy and just go with paler... balconies and fireplace section and maybe even the roofline that beautiful bold blueish (what..."
How to Research Your Home's History
"the faux fireplace is apparently the real fireplace. Now the real fireplace is just... painting the exterior this summer we discovered that the original exterior trim was royal... brick fireplace is not; there's no hearth. In fact, the faux fireplace contains the... surround the fireplace. Some of them are valuable. And, as we were stripping and painting... perch. The fireplace is not functional as pipes were put up it, but I wonder if even long..."
Color Makes Its Mark on Modern House Exteriors
Consider borrowing from the rainbow to give a modern home depth, distinction or even just a mood boost
"green exterior walls on the ground floor. Architects like Luis Barragán and the Eameses... enliven the exteriors of modern houses. A similar ideabook on modern interiors will follow... home’s exterior. The green house is simply amazing. It is a bold statement, but also... masonry fireplace interiors. This is also the same architect who wanted to use gold... orange exterior of this overlook outside Atlanta is another example of standing out..."
Clues to Finding the Right Color for Your House
Waffling over the rainbow of color options for your home's face? This advice from an architect can help
"g the exterior colors for your home can be daunting. Unlike in the interior, where... a new exterior painting project can be quite costly. Doing some homework up front... home's exterior. Selecting several possible color options and creating sample panels... the best exterior color for your house.... --the-exterior-traditional-exterior-chicago Second, it'd be nice if the entry porch... --the-exterior-traditional-exterior-chicago Lastly, for color I'd look to the brick..."
Double- and Triple-Sided Fireplaces Offer Countless Benefits
They can divide an open layout, blur indoor-outdoor boundaries, warm a modern look or just your toes. Is a mutisided fireplace for you?
"triple-sided fireplaces have really got it going on. First, they bring glow and warmth to... interior or exterior spaces, and in every room in the house. They can be wall size or pint... is the fireplace with double (and triple) sides.... attaching exterior doors to the fireplace. I *love* the new gas fireplaces, which replace... sided fireplace to the outside. My problem,I have a window over the fireplace as... sided fireplaces to look tacky. Re: wood stored above fireplace (by by Helgerson..."
Readers' Choice: The 10 Most Popular Exteriors of 2012
Outsides were in on Houzz this past year, as readers remarked on all kinds of home exterior details that stood out
"of home exterior details that stood out... shutters, exterior lighting, shingles and outdoor fireplaces, gathering inspiration for... these 10 exterior photos most often added to ideabooks in 2012 is your favorite?... with the exterior style. 4. Simple shingled exterior in Minnesota. Sturdy shingles adorn... cottage exterior struck a chord for Houzzers, many of whom noted the stonework and... adorn this exterior, offsetting the dark wood front doors. The covered porch makes for..."
"walls, fireplaces and more requires a patient approach to placement... used for exterior cladding, fences, garden walls, supports, pool surrounds, fireplaces... in this fireplace is dry set, with no mortar joints. Stacked stone creates a surprisingly..."
How to Convert Your Wood-Burning Fireplace
"switching your fireplace from wood to gas or electric... wood-burning fireplace may look grand in the living room, and a blazing fire on a chilly... traditional fireplaces offer surprisingly little reward for the trouble. Converting an... an old fireplace to gas or electric can be a smart choice, allowing you to use the... the fireplace more often during the year (just flip it on during a chilly evening and... burning fireplace is the right choice for you...."
Double-Sided Fireplaces Multiply Design Options
"sides of a fireplace turn up the heat in interior designs... ed fireplaces offer twice the form and functionality of a regular fireplace by providing... double-sided fireplace could be the element of warmth your space is missing. Double-sided... multiple-sided fireplaces here, from gas to wood-burning to electric, to add comfort and beauty... double-sided fireplaces? I have a brick fireplace in LR, which backs onto brick wall in..."
Rumford Fireplaces Are Hotter Than Ever
"build a fireplace that threw more heat into the room but produced fewer pollutants... Rumford fireplace. It’s old but becoming new again, as more and more people develop... historic fireplace design. The Rumford’s tall, shallow firebox was developed in the... ce lp fireplaces. The skill to build masonry fireplaces is being lost. The "portrait"... Rumford fireplace from Renaissance Fireplaces in Canada. Lovely family company, and..."
What Goes With a Redbrick Fireplace?
Play up or tone down your redbrick fireplace by pairing it strategically with other colors and materials
"redbrick fireplace by pairing it strategically with other colors and materials... redbrick fireplaces — some gorgeous, some not so much. If you are not interested in... redbrick fireplace, these ideas for what to pair it with can help.... our 1974 fireplace white and love it! I had an ugly fireplace made of stone. I took... with a fireplace I hated! There IS a lot of ugly brick out there and a fireplace IS... brick fireplace! I painted my brick, black and added a 3 sided white mantel. Now..."
Fireplaces That Catch the Eye
Frameless, low to the ground, dual sided ... these fireplaces go beyond run-of-the-mill to offer extra visual appeal
"these fireplaces go beyond run-of-the-mill to offer extra visual appeal... A fireplace — from traditional to modern, wood to ethanol and everything in between... used our fireplace this past winter. A recent project needed a fireplace face lift... Fireplace I want a fireplace in my home too but it's not cold enough in Brisbane... So this fireplace got a simple and cheaper face lift. I used large 24" tile, four..."