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Protect Your House From Winter Water Damage
"from the house and broke the seal and then thawed sending the water inside along the... from your house...and that water is going where it should be going! Me again:)..... in our house from below and from the walls due to clogged gutters. Not devastating... on the house over the summer. And we sprang for gutters with covers on them. The... The house is tall and the barn is even taller. It seemed practical to minimize the..."
Houzz Tour: Glamorous Victorian in London
This eclectic, high-octane terrace house is unlike anything you've ever seen. Hold on to your hats, folks!
"terrace house is unlike anything you've ever seen. Hold on to your hats, folks!... terrace house in hip east London. "When we first moved in, this area was considered... terrace house was "nail biting," Abigail says.... really-black house trim, and even that huge expanse of faux bookcase wallcovering. And... of the house is bold and artsy which is wonderful in one to two areas. Unfortunately... This house shouts YOUNG COUPLE. It is fun, funky and full. I guess they needed that..."
10 Chores You Can Whip Through During Commercials
"Allyson’s house for dinner, wine and the Downton Abbey finale. I was surprised she didn’t... actually do house work fast and timed. Now I can't stand people who clean and tidy up... if my house is looking messy I'll leave them on during my terrible trashy Real... Lake, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, the last season of Arrested Development... in our house. I get the kids to go into their rooms and whiz about tidying things..."
Time Travel to Houzzers' Childhood Homes, Part 2
Catch a glimpse of kit houses, bungalows, Tudors and more just as they were way back when — and listen in on the intriguing personal stories
"of kit houses, bungalows, Tudors and more just as they were way back when — and listen... Sold 2 houses within 2 years... The family house I grew up in and my mom died in 3... sold our house of 18 years last year. I loved that house, though it was too small.... beach house I love this! We are renovating our current home which is the first house... house we've own. We are now living with my parents at my childhood home in Chicago..."
How to Childproof Your Home: A Grandmother’s Wisdom
Change kids’ behaviors, not your entire house, to keep the designs you like and prepare children for reality
"entire house, to keep the designs you like and prepare children for reality... Grandma's house........ "Everything is replaceable here, except the girls so stop worrying"... ed my house in a way that at an early age I knew that I could be in the kitchen while... buy a house with stairs as it would be a hazard for their child - like do they think... In our house, different rooms were different choices. Living room where we had the..."
Must-Know Modern Homes: The Glass House
Little privacy, lots of inventiveness. Philip Johnson's 1949 see-through structure offers a clear view of his eclecticism
"Glass House, which he designed and built in the late 1940s. Today the Philip Johnson... Glass House is owned and operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation;... Glass House pavilion. While the whole 47-acre compound is referred to as the Glass... Glass House, in this ideabook the term refers to the building from 1949; references... Glass House at a Glance Year built: 1949 Architect: Philip Johnson Location: New..."
Houzz Tour: Butterfly Roofs Top a Sydney Terrace House
"terrace house takes full advantage of its narrow site. Architect Michelle Walker built... built the house up rather than out, restoring the second story, adding two courtyards... Paddo houses have rear access to a lane, so civilised! I really really realllly like... of the house and a flat roof would have looked bland. This looks like a tough project... between the house and studio. Also like the window backsplash in the kitchen and still..."
Houzz Tour: Loving the Old and New in an 1880s Brooklyn Row House
"of this house. Well done! It looks so peaceful with all that white and simplicity--a... in the house make it look so welcoming and light. great idea! Love this one! This... SERIOUS house envy, this home is stunning. It seems so bright and airy yet warm and... for that house. It would look better if it had at least some contrast in colour and... whole house . I would live there in a heart beat. Love the sofa! Can you tell me..."
Orange for Fun — and Yes, Versatility — Around the House
It may never be the new black in anything but prison shows, but orange can dramatically increase your home's energy level
"entire house. It might not be obvious, but orange can be treated as a neutral color... our last house and because of its predominant orange circle, I got a few orange accessories... our new house, I've decided to use those accessories in my bathroom as an accent colour... my new house and it is to be featured on the front door and kitchen floor as well... throughout the house. The neutrals I am teeming it with are white and grey. Been struggling..."
Houzz Pets: 50 Cats Cozy Up at Home
"of the house and they ct like the owner of the house it makes me smile too... like... around the house decor! My two favourite things - cats and houses! Important considerations... book, a house is not a home without a cat! Totally adorable! Made me smile too...so... sell the house then that spot will become useful for storage. A customer sent us this... that a house isn't a home until a cat is in it!!!! Our Maggie on Facebook,while her..."
Must-Know Modern Homes: The Lovell Beach House
R.M. Schindler redefined architectural space through form. See how this striking California home influenced modern architecture to come
"Schröder House. The manifestos attempted to find appropriate architectural responses... Beach House on the Pacific coast south of Los Angeles. It is not as immediately appealing... Kings Road House in West Hollywood (now home to the MAK Center), but its influence on... Beach House at a Glance Year built: 1926 Architect: Rudolph M. Schindler Visiting... Lovell house. Even as a kid I could tell that this house was somehow special. It..."
The Maine House
"brought the house up to date while keeping a sense of history.... the old house go though! My grandfather (the second generation of the house) never... beautiful house I love the utter connectedness of your family vacation home - it sounds... with a house as its main character! Enjoy every moment you get to stay in it, the... having a house so beautiful and wonderful views! Oh how lovely, lovely -- the first... grandpa's house! Wow Becky, thanks for sharing. This is a wonderful story and place...."
Owners Find Their Bliss in a Wine Country Ranch House
Going from cramped and dark to open and bright, a California home lands 600 extra square feet and a gorgeous new outdoor living room
"ranch house, the former home and office of a beloved local doctor. They knew a renovation... Beautiful house! Can I also say thank you for featuring a house with wood tone cabinets... the old house could become. Wonderful! Outstanding - every picture was jaw-dropping... beside a house of this size now. to the private commenter wanting to know the architect... of the house. Those cabinets, that curved bar. . . . OH, for shame. It's especially..."
Houzz Tour: A Transformed Carriage House Opens for Play
"carriage house workshop in Burlington, Vermont, into a new playroom and guesthouse for... inside the house. Cool idea. Not liking the box under the stairs that houses the mechanicals... secondary house for when one wants to escape the formality if the main house. Is this... Guest house....what's the big house look like....jeez!!! Gorgeous...I am wondering;... carriage house of old. Transformed ... To Behold. A habitat Of Originality. A..."
Modern Marries Traditional in a Chicago 'Shotgun' Home
Empty nesters enjoy a house that blends gable roofs and oak paneling with stainless steel, open spaces and bright interiors
"enjoy a house that blends gable roofs and oak paneling with stainless steel, open spaces... Shotgun House. Built for a couple with grown children, this house works as a one-story... these houses have been large manor homes, some have been smaller, such as the project... this house as what we refer to here in New Orleans as a shotgun house. The term... shot gun house. What all such houses have in common is the lack of a central interior..."