Unlock the entire Houzz
2056 high quality Stories
Fashion a High-Quality Cutting Board From Scrap Wood
Waste not, want not. This DIY project saves scraps from the landfill, hones your woodworking skills and produces a gorgeous kitchen piece
What Chipotle and Radiohead Can Teach Us About Sound Quality at Home
Contemporary designs filled with glass and concrete can be hostile environments for great sound quality. Here's how to fix that
"sound quality. Here's how to fix that... because "the high, tenuous yowl of Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke wreaks havoc with the steel... tonal qualities. “There’s not a lot to absorb sound except bodies or the burritos... tips for quality sound in the home! I love Chipotle. Period. I'll eat it sitting out... for the quality of the sound within the room (like the other suggestions do) but if... Sound quality within the room and isolation are two completely separate topics. Preface:..."
7 Ways to Improve Bathroom Air Quality for Better Health
Clear the air for good — the right bathroom ventilation can purify what you breathe and prevent those nasty smells
"The quality of the air inside a home is often worse than the quality outside, and... improve the quality of air in your bathroom.... improve air quality. Having proper ventilation and warm floors will only further improve... l and highly recommended. They're well made, quiet and move a ton of air. Could... speed high speed option - don't forget to pull a 14/3 wire versus a 14/2. JW We... seemed high at the time but it was worth it. I did use the 1/2 inch Hardy wall board..."
My Houzz: Quality Shows in a Contemporary Dutch Home
"way of quality and comfort. Here's how they turned what was once an empty concrete... wanted "quality" but used OSB?? They got ripped on that kitchen -- not worth 40K.... porous, high maintenance countertop either. So the kids -- boy and girl -- have to... incredibly high compared to the U.S., and so it's difficult to establish an "apples-to-apples"... burden of high tax costs and permit fees. Living "smaller" is western Europe is often..."
Smart Shopper: How to Judge Antique Furniture Quality
Pick the treasures from the trash without expert experience by learning how to evaluate antiques and what questions to ask
"assess its quality. According to Seattle antiques dealer Richard Rhoda, 90 percent of... for the high end stuff, rather quality rustic crafts of Scandinavian origin (I still... points, quality is far out of sync with dollars as manufacturers outsource to cheaper... Collector quality is far different than that pine buffet I mentioned, and all antique... Good quality stands up to being used. Museum pieces are of course another story..."
5 Qualities of a Happy Designer-Client Relationship
Cultivate trust, flexibility and more during a design project, and it could be the beginning of a beautiful alliance
"discuss the qualities that can make for a great client-designer experience.... He had high praise for her commitment and we get home thinking about if we should... obtain good quality framing and how much it costs, similar to the way that the structure... obtain good quality houses and how much that costs. On average, architects charge somewhere... This is a high pressure profession, no mater how glamorous it looks. We work long hours..."
If ‘High-Def’ TV Isn’t High Enough, Maybe You Need Ultra-HD
The ultra-luxury next generation of TV, called Ultra-HD, is finally here. And so is the first content, if you know where to look
"called “4K” high-definition. It's been billed for some time as the next step in the evolution... 2,160 high. To meet the spec, TVs must also offer a 16:9 aspect ratio (for wide-screen... Ultra-HD-quality content. (To view these on your computer, you'll need a very high-... about high-quality TV sets. Ultra-HD TV is an ultra-luxury item for people who really... sets for high-definition video gaming, videoconferencing, home movie and picture viewing..."
Knotty and Nice: Highly Textured Wood Has a Modern Revival
"g the highly textured wood in a modern way. My own theory? Reclaimed lumber has paved... only has high-quality knotty pine never gone out of style, neither has high-quality... lower-quality stuff that looked dated and dowdy with the passage of time. Now both... custom made quality cabinets in bathrooms and kitchen) add warmth and character, which... use in high end custom housing for a good 15 years. Especially a species of white..."
Sliding Doors: Transition in High Style
Tile Goes High Tech at Italy's Big Expo
"that use high-tech methods to create a handmade look. Here is an overview of some of... than good quality hardwood. But a really good quality ceramic option may be around the... would be a high quality epoxy grout. This grout is very resilient in both performance... image quality on the ceramic can vary greatly. Ariostea and Sant'Agostino had very... out the quality versus cost issue is well put. I'm very keen on reclaimed pattern tiles..."
Try DIY Plywood Flooring for High Gloss, Low Cost
Yup, you heard right. Laid down and shined up, plywood can run with the big flooring boys at an affordable price
"it in a high-traffic area, it made for an affordable, clean and warm floor for their... to the high quality material and dealing with the polar layout of the house. The owner... afford the high prices. It looks like hardwood flooring but has the low cost and easy... seamless high gloss floor, and they accomplished it, in a DIY fashion, for an affordable... a good quality primer and porch floor paint. I was told the nails would rust through..."
4 Zurich Projects Build on High-Rise Livability
Generous landscaping, underground parking and terraces make these apartment complexes models of thoughtful housing
"very high quality, at least very heavy duty, if not overbuilt!. The blinds of our... extremely high standards of living for its small citizenry (just over 6 million for the... homes of a highly creative and innovative people, a level of middle class achievement... ten's high density. I see the disposition of buildings to land ratio, and the density... excruciatingly high costs of construction......... While I feel fortunate to have my single..."
Hand-Painted Wallpaper Brings High-End Artistry to Rooms
Exquisite papers painted in glorious detail turn blank walls into expressive canvases conjuring luxury
Hot Looks From the Spring 2013 High Point Market
Get an eyeful of some of the colors, textures, materials and more taking a big stand at North Carolina's huge furnishings trade show
"Carolina's High Point Market, which is the largest home furnishings trade show on the... seen. At High Point all items are to the trade, so if you're interested in buying, contact... producing high quality faux fur, and resin is duplicating the look of bones. Unfortunately... gone to High Point would have loved to seen those rugs in person. Seems like Salmon... with "high design". :) Pangaea, please tell your aching feet that we are very grateful..."
Houzz Tour: Empty Nesters Transition to a Luxe High Rise