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A Dramatic Facade Makeover in Maine
"home's exterior a dramatic makeover. The owner, a British man planning to rent the... home's exterior without going through a full remodel. New cedar shingle siding on... fresh paint on the back, modern cedar board treatments and a shiny metal roof did... but the exterior didn't suit the owner's modern sensibility. Plus, the asphalt roof... A new exterior color palette of dusty purple on the front facade and warm cream on..."
See Light Play in 14 Homes From Paris to Texas
Whether their screens let the light dance or their opaque windows diffuse it, these homes are beacons of great design
7 Ways to Make the Front Entry Matter Again
Fiber Cement Siding Takes a Front Seat
Not just a wood or vinyl substitute, fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors
"be pre-painted (and super low maintenance) or can be painted. We used a standard... painted. We'll see. I think that most people pick the primed siding and paint... require painting? No stucco is required, but paint can be applied (not sure if it's... have to paint it. We just installed fiber cement lap siding on our entire house. It... then we painted it gray with white trim. The panels used on the Res4 project (and maybe..."
Houzz Call: What Have You Salvaged for Home Use?
If your floors, furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd like to hear the story
"furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd like to hear... metallic gold paint over the original, aged base paint and replacing the glass with mirrors... cleaned and painted it, and made it into my main bit of upper cabinetry (small kitchen)... former exterior wall to expose it in our new kitchen. Photos attached. I like to... door, painted it white, turned it sideways, added two 2 by 4 legs, screwed it to..."
Interior Materials Get Special Effects Treatment
For truly standout home interiors, forgo painted drywall in favor of unusual materials and eye-catching designs like these
"forgo painted drywall in favor of unusual materials and eye-catching designs like... applied; painted drywall is the most obvious example. But the following photos show... where an exterior volume is clad in the material. The other exterior surface is wood... fan of exterior materials showing up indoors. Such is the case with the cement-board... ideabook on exterior materials ended with Mell Lawrence's cast-in-place concrete studio..."
Houzzers to the Rescue: Users Solve Design Dilemmas
The proof is in the painting — and the pond. As Houzz users hit 100,000 discussions, see some of the results of their advice and ideas
"in the painting — and the pond. As Houzz users hit 100,000 discussions, see some of... midcentury exterior and another turned a backyard disaster in Dallas into a mini oasis... matter of painting the mantel, the tile or both.Houzz users suggested painting both the... at the paint store to make sure the paint would stand up to heat. Several users thought... glory. The exterior colors were fun, but the look didn't fit her neighborhood, so she..."
Ombré Makes the Grade at Home
Paint and tile in subtle or stunning color gradations creates an unusual eye-catching effect inside and out
"Paint and tile in subtle or stunning color gradations creates an unusual eye-catching... lamps to exteriors, it seems like every bit of home decor can be found with that lovely... get to painting. The ombré paint treatment in this entryway is subtle and stunning... stairs. Painting the exterior of a house a couple of different shades may not work for... couple of paint choices within the same family, try buying them both. It's a quick compromise..."
How to Wash Your House
Avoid damage to siding and plants while getting your home's exterior shining clean, with this guide to using pressure washers and hoses
"home's exterior shining clean, with this guide to using pressure washers and hoses... giving the exterior a thorough cleaning. An exterior that sparkles in the sun can make... contain lead paint. Because of this, high-pressure washing on home exteriors is prohibited... stucco painted with a non-stick paint that needs no cleaning, but our previous house... do my painted fence and the paint does not come off. Power washing is addictive..."
'Shou-Sugi-Ban' Is Setting the Siding World on Fire
"Exterior wood siding created by a Japanese burning technique is now alighting in... accept a paint color if desired? does it alter its life span if painted? Hi Everyone... Siding with Exterior Timber Stain. @Deborah Davis: I expect it could be painted, if prepped... greater than painting or staining, but that's quickly mitigated when you consider re-painting... expensive for exterior use- at least for my demographic, but it's great for interior uses..."
Metal Works Wonders With Home Exteriors
Whether they use steel panels, a copper skin or corrugated cladding, these metal home exteriors gleam with ingenuity
"metal home exteriors gleam with ingenuity... looked at exteriors covered in wood and glass, this one presents a handful of projects... Metal exterior wall cladding is seldom found in residential structures. In parts... called paint grip. I under estimated just how hot the metal got in direct sunlight... elements like exterior cladding and metal roofing are very durable and energy efficient.... unique exterior metal design that can conserve energy and make your home stylish and..."
History Gets a New Spin on a Victorian Facade
Modernization had stripped this home’s exterior of its charm. Now the owners have put it back — in their own personal take
"home’s exterior of its charm. Now the owners have put it back — in their own personal... redo the exterior, so we settled on a spectacular paint color instead - it's blue, green... unless you painted it? Stucco requires less maintenance than painted boards, but can crack... century painted ladies of San Francisco. Modernizing one of these redone stucco homes... this “Painted Lady” is dressed in subtler hues.Exterior paint by Benjamin Moore...."
Wood Home Exteriors Branch Out
"house exteriors now have a forest of options... for the exterior. Glass is a certainty for windows, but solid areas can be clad in... on the exterior. The focus is on the design impact of the material and its articulation... and Doss exterior is an example of using poor quality second growth cedar and then expecting... whole exterior. Small windows predominate on the upper exterior, but a large window... modern exterior design photosMore:Ideabook 911: My Exterior Needs Some Punch!How to..."
Exterior Materials Mix It Up
Rarely does a single material cover a whole home. Check out these architectural designs that meld exterior finishes beautifully
"contemporary exteriors: wood, metal, glass, stucco, fiber cement, brick. Isolating these... of the exterior, but the opposite is more often true; materials mix with others to... on of exterior material treatment, thank you. Another great option for exterior siding... steel painted white; the latter also clads the garage. Note the recess that makes... Three exterior materials are found at the rear of the house; the brick and vertical..."
Trend Alert: Oxblood Red Enriches Autumn Style
Straight from the pages of fall fashion magazines, this deep red hue has arrived to warm up home decor and exteriors
"Oxblood paint color for the 9 foot high ceiling. I am painting my hallway oxblood red... want to paint your hallway red - I saw a similar one from a book by Nina Campbell -... single paint brush - I liked it so much - I kept going - add sparkle - with flickering... - oil paintings in bright colours - it works so well because when you enter you can... the wall paint color in the third photo (living room) with wood beams. Thanks so much..."