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8 Ecofriendly Roof Options for Low Budgets and Up
Save resources with a cooling or sustainable roof or add-on that looks great and fits your price range
"great and fits your price range... future, and I have a checklist of features for this big-ticket item that I hope to... current options for ecofriendly roofs and came away with the five top contenders and... and cons of each green option, to help you find the right ecofriendly roof for your... friendly and relatively affordable. Does such a roof exist? I set out to learn all... three optional add-ons you'll find here. Read on to learn more about the pros and..."
Dirt Optional: Amazing Air Plants for Wall or Tree
"lents and air plants are stunning on winter walls — and the Christmas tree... lovers and botanical admirers, winter can be a challenging season. But for the folks... creativity and famously alternative approach to indoor gardening. A fresh release of... to give and decorate with plants. Building on the use of their signature succulents... succulents and air plants, these designs prove how easily indoor gardening can stretch beyond..."
Know Your Sofa Options: Arms, Cushions, Backs and Bases
Get your sock arm straight from your track arm — along with everything else — to choose the sofa that’s right for you
"sofa, and so off you go to the furniture store, only to be confronted by a confounding... style and the arm and cushion style - but I like big arms, deep seating and super... Empire and the Rococo likely both have tight backs and upholstered bases with carved... guarded and I had them cleaned last year. I'm very sensitive to chemicals, and the... coffee and end tables) first, because I liked the style and ruggedness of the pieces..."
Houzzers Say: Dream Features for the Bath and Closet
"storage and convenience top the list of dream-house necessities... dream features to include in bathrooms and closets. There were many dream features... existed, and it was fun to read through all of them.... handbags and scraves. And jewerly storage and display. shoes' closet: the best of the best... bench and easy access in and out is something most people don't think about until... though, and the towels are always dry and sweet-smelling. The main thing on my wish..."
Pools Overflow With Finish Options
Move over, plaster: Pebbles, colors and glow-in-the-dark glass are making waves on the pool finish scene
"colors and glow-in-the-dark glass are making waves on the pool finish scene... finishes and glass tiles gives homeowners more options with distinctive looks and an... customizable features. Upfront, these new finishes may be more expensive than plaster... longevity and style can outweigh price concerns. Read on to learn about the pros and... finishes, and discover which one is right for your pool.... NON SLIP AND A VARIETY OF COLORS!! Linear Footage measures the perimeter, and is utilized..."
Widen Your Space Options With a Dormer Window
Small wonders: Bump out your upper floor with a doghouse, shed or eyebrow dormer — we give you the benefits and budget tips
"dormers and their costs, features and benefits.... with one and a half stories, such as a Cape Cod. Your second-floor bedrooms and bathrooms... so tall and boxy — much of the second floor is unusable, because it lacks headroom... headroom. And you think to yourself that you could have a nicer bathroom or extra light... light and a view. Maybe it's a shed dormer that provides that extra space for a... Shed and Eyebrow dormers are some of our favorite design features. And they're generally..."
Kitchen Counters: Concrete, the Nearly Indestructible Option
Infinitely customizable and with an amazingly long life span, concrete countertops are an excellent option for any kitchen
"customizable and with an amazingly long life span, concrete countertops are an excellent... counters and offers artisan-crafted customization in both color and layout. With these... below and see whether concrete counters are right for your kitchen.... wear and use, and for how it becomes a symbol of how a family lives and works and plays... cheaper and more practical options are definitely there. And if you really love concrete..."
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
"lifestyle and your kitchen style with this mini guide that covers all the basics... looks and function — the way they fit into the space is key. Over the years I've... able, and did - and will continue to - shift back and forth with different meanings... or oven and cooktop if separate appliances (and the oven and cooktop are the parts... so many options. Would have loved to see some ILVE and Verona products featured -..."
9 Features to Consider for Your Dream Bathroom
Make your next bathroom even more comfortable and functional with a few of these features and design tips
"comfortable and functional with a few of these features and design tips... layouts and fixture choices provide us with the opportunity to create a space that... personality and luxury to your space, without compromising on practicality.... remodeled and we love it. I keep make-up, meds and a filtered water container in there... shower seat and heated floor are my favorites! If ever we move again (and should we do..."
10 Victorian Kitchen Features for Modern Life
"practicality and beauty of a traditional kitchen while enjoying modern amenities and style... architectural features in this room. Now, this aesthetic can lend itself to a clean and... larder and the dishwasher has replaced the scullery. But this doesn't mean we can't... Austere and functional, the Victorian kitchen looked much different than the rest of... moldings and finishes to the rest of your Victorian home to give it a more traditional..."
Inside Houzz: See the Houzz App’s Latest Features
Update your Houzz app for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® for your new profile page, enhanced searching and easier uploads
"iPad® and iPod touch® for your new profile page, enhanced searching and easier uploads... access and participate in the largest home community on the web while you’re on the... white and white background gets black) for easy night time reading and browsing.... ideabooks and see comments made. I would love to see a future option to view all saved... I want and then hit slideshow. I'd also like the slideshow feature to view other..."
Kitchen Banquettes: Explaining the Buffet of Options
We dish up info on all your choices — shapes, materials, storage types — so you can choose the banquette that suits your kitchen best
"pattern and color to the room through upholstery and creates a cozy spot for meals... cabinets), and finished with a matching cabinet toe kick trim and a wood seat. The price... construction and finish details, but the results can provide a beautiful and unique dining... guests sit and chat while prepping/ cooking, kid’s crafts and homework and event curling... dinettes and built-ins, all unique in style and shape. A bit of a design challenge but..."
A Window Above the Bathroom Sink: Feature or Flaw?
"mirror and a great view, too... sink, and I think most people would find that to be a flaw. A mirror right above... but a feature. Browse bathroom designs | Find a bathroom designer... Great feature Pangaea! Such great examples of thinking (and reflecting) outside of... website and email and I would be able to come up with a specific lighting plan for... the 1st and 9th photo, are specifically designed with an emphasis on the view rather..."
Bathroom Safety Features That Support Your Style
'Safety first' doesn't mean style comes in second with bathroom grab bars, shower seats and more designed for the modern home
"seats and more designed for the modern home... safety features as you can in your bathroom. But does a bathroom that incorporates... bench, and one by the toilet, and it works perfectly. The vertical one by the faucets... ways and hall and built the down stairs to later have have a lift , if required. Never... important feature was the wide shower door, swinging both inwards and outwards, to allow... opening and floor space, and a flip -up seat. All towel bars are installed to support..."
6 Custom Features for Distinctive Cabinetry
Quality is in the details, as these cabinets with custom embellishments and other decorative details show
"embellishments and other decorative details show... we know and love — raised, recessed and flat panel — there are a few other tricks up... molding and create an "X" pattern before the finish goes on. These cabinets were deigned... creative options out there. Most of these effects are only possible when doing custom... cabinetry and there is no limit to that creativity. Here is a project where the interior... leaves and asked us to design the cabinet around it.The photo does not show it , but..."