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A New Look for the Overlooked Garage Door
"Bring the Garage Into Your Architecture... admit the garage door is one of the last things we think about when it comes to home... modern garage doors that not only increase your curb appeal, but may inspire you to... use your garage as another living space.... design-minded garage doors: http://www.houzz.com/photos/products/garage%20doors Having done... detached garage, live in a mild climate, and don't use the garage for anything other than..."
Great Garages: Parking, Reconsidered
"is the garage: its design (apparently an afterthought in many cases), its size, and... multi-car garage often closer to the street than the front door, needs improvement. This... look at garages as well as carports and driveways to see how the storage of cars can... Basement garages can get around the problem of the garage dominating the design of the... usable garage space. On this property the garage door takes up a relatively small..."
Tale of 2 Car Shelters: Craftsman Garage and Contemporary Carport
Projects in the Pacific Northwest complement the existing architecture and sites of 2 very different homes
"two-car garage built to suit a historically significant Craftsman-style home with lots... why the garage window isn't 'framed' in the arch. Instead, you look through the arch... putting the garage window opposite the kitchen windows instead of giving it a view along... from the garage into the kitchen when you have that beautiful framed view of the water... integrated garage and seeing how much real estate is devoted to them, I just want to scream..."
11 Home Designs Driven by Carports
More a showcase for cars than a garage, the carport keeps parking out in the open. These spaces do it in high modern style
"than a garage, the carport keeps parking out in the open. These spaces do it in high... there garage doors that are drive-through curtains, like a car wash? belissima!... designs vs garages are definitely favored among innovative architects like the ones whose... ground-level exterior walls of glass are curved to accommodate the turning radius of an..."
Gravel Driveways: Crunching the Pros and Cons
"into your garage. Same with your feet. When wet you are going to be constantly dragging... brick exterior. We have a new home and although I was against gravel at first I... on our garage noticed he didn't do those things. Now the drive is torn up even more... crimson garage doors are quite striking against a backdrop of soft-tone gravel. They... modern exterior casually inviting. Concrete might have left it feeling stiff and rigid..."
10 Ways to Bring Charm to Your Home’s Exterior
"driveway or garage doors a more appealing look to make a strong first impression... to the exterior can be tricky. It’s important not to force a completely unrelated... right exterior enhancements can significantly improve your home’s curb appeal.... detached garage into the space between the garage and house. Made it all myself, including... nice garage doors (#8) and nice exterior lights (#2). It is nice to see the house..."
Pergolas Pump Up Curb Appeal
Pergolas aren't just for the backyard. Mount them over the garage to add a graceful flourish to your home's facade
"over the garage to add a graceful flourish to your home's facade... ultimate garage accessory. Traditionally mounted above the garage door with brackets... y the garage. Not only is it in need of some major repairs, but it's crying for a... over our garage door six years ago to add some architectural interest to our boring... distract from garage doors. A pergola made our pool house look better than our house! I... double garage and a large one over the back patio. Pergolas add so much beauty to..."
7 Ways to Make the Front Entry Matter Again
"down the garage and celebrate the front door... today's garages get bigger with 3 to 4 car bays, the garage door is slowly dominating... of the garage in the basement. I'm a firm believer that garages should not be seen... beautiful garage door (in the city you are lucky to have a garage, but it will probably... Matthew your garage and entrance are gorgeous! What city is this? I don't have a garage... The garage in the basement isn't great when it's time to carry in the groceries..."
6 Incredible Garage Conversions
Trading car storage for capacious living space, these garage conversions leave their former incarnations in the dust
"these garage conversions leave their former incarnations in the dust... to the garage. Weigh the extra living space versus just how much your car needs to... those bad garage conversions where the driveway goes right up to some awkward windows... to be a garage opening. We’re not talking about those conversions. We’re looking at... to be a garage. See if any of these remarkable transformations inspire you to leave..."
6 Great Garage Conversions Dreamed Up by Houzzers
Pull inspiration from these creative garage makeovers, whether you've got work or happy hour in mind
"creative garage makeovers, whether you've got work or happy hour in mind... : the garage. These six Houzzer garage conversions have gone above and beyond the... dilapidated garages. The resulting dream rooms gave these families the extra space they... even a garage can be haven. I would LOVE to do this to my garage! Ugh. As a car guy... two car garage. The door in the photo leads to the new garage and you can see the back..."
More Living Space: Converting a Garage
"detached garages, and these garages can be turned to very nice living areas. In fact... single-car garages that beckon to be transformed into something livable. Whether you'd... these garages can be ideal candidates. As with any such project, you'll want to... converted garage will have enough light and space, comply with local ordinances and building... 'losing' a garage may affect the home's value. In Colorado you have to have a garage..."
Houzz Tour: From Detached Garage to First Solo Studio
Postcollege, a daughter stays close to the nest in a comfy pad her designer mom created from the family's garage
"detached garage, which she converted into a chic and cozy studio. Houzz at a Glance... ing-a-Garage What about over the garage only? Any ideas for that? Am just now reading... two-car garage for my mom, but can't believe it'd be enough room. I'd LOVE to see a... sq ft garage for myself. And giving my daughter and her family my house. Biggest... converted garage? Here in NC, it would be considered a guest house and the setbacks are..."
Room of the Day: A Former Garage Hits a High Note
Remodeling turns a hodgepodge storage space into a welcoming music room — just in time for a family wedding
"two-bay garage, which had devolved into a magnet for odds-and-ends storage. Working... in the garages? I love my 2 car garage but I keep it neat most of the time. I do... lack of garage space. On 17 acres they may have a freestanding garage on the property... done! Garages are wasted on vehicles...our cars have always lived outdoors in rainy... convert the garage. Wonderfully creative use of a typically overlooked space. The contractor..."
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... our new garage (five colors). All Benjamin Moore. Maria See's comment 'Exterior Colors... And garage? Help! Thanks, Jessica Any ideas for the exterior colors? I do like... colors for exteriors. Marie Meko I'm confused about this too... Our house will be in..."
On Trend: Bold and Black Exterior House Color
"coal-gray exteriors make a nonconformist statement on homes of any style and size... residential exteriors for the last 35 years and this is the worst example of exterior color... so much exterior. I agree with javier marquez, black is better for the interior... interior, but exterior they are creepy...elegant maybe but scary elegant I finally got a... black exterior really does make the home seem larger; it is counter to the conventional..."