Houzz is the new way to design your home.
6,936 house Ideabooks
6 Tips for Staging Historic Homes
Putting a period home on the market requires a unique level of attention to detail. Here's how to preserve its historic appeal
"our new house feel like an older house (an old house with no repairs needed!) will... a NEW house that has a traditional style, and is in an area with a lot of old houses... years old) house next year. It is a traditionally-styled cape in rural New England, in... 'this house is for a smart, intellectually-engaged person," which *I* would find... buying a house. But do they turn people off? The advice always seems to be to remove..."
8 Lessons on Renovating a House from Someone Who's Living It
So you think DIY remodeling is going to be fun? Here is one homeowner's list of what you may be getting yourself into
"with the house before we even got in the front door. I loved the wraparound porch. I... loved the house so much that I did not care that it was falling down. But now I understand... what the house could be and I had no concept of the chasm between the two.... renovated a house I was living in its a serious challenge, especially when the house is... to the house, I adjusted my idea of a dream house from a charming cottage to one with..."
Get What You Need From the House You Have
"rethink your house and get that extra living space you need now... or your house just doesn’t feel just right anymore. It's easy to jump to the conclusion... of the house when they need to. We also raised the house with two rooms downstairs... of the house is a known issue. When a client knows they'll be in a house indefinitely... in the house, but we never used it) and put in a large shower and a stacked washer/..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Paint Makeovers
Let your newly repainted house or room do the "How d'ya like me now?" strut right here — it might just be featured in an upcoming ideabook
"repainted house or room do the "How d'ya like me now?" strut right here — it might just... capsule house in Florida. The house had been quite neglected since its last paint... un-80's this house. Loving it though. Our house in AZ went from pink to Dunn Edwards Bison... of the house a different color. It looks like a totally different house from when... exterior of a house is a humongous job. When this house needs its exterior re-painted, it..."
On Trend: Bold and Black Exterior House Color
"get your house noticed and tongues wagging all over the neighborhood, it's a sure-fire... that the house can be blended well with the surrounding, especially for houses with... surround the house, softening the intensity of the dark walls. I saw the Seattle house and... black house! I have always loved black houses - they seem so elegant I love the idea... black house, but don't think it particularly works on the Spanish style house shown..."
Make Your Vacation Home Pay Off
Renting your vacation house when you're not using it makes good financial sense. These tips can help
"vacation house when you're not using it makes good financial sense. These tips can help... providing a house book (both before they arrive and a copy in the house) gives renters... 6. The house book as mentioned above is also very important....no one want to spend... vacation houses over the years, so here's my take on the customer's point of view.... in the house. The kitchen is very well stocked with all the things I can think of..."
The Dos and Don'ts of Home Appraisal
"your house? These tips from the pros will help you get the best possible appraisal... that houses that are staged sell quicker and for more money than houses that are... approving a house for a loan. Does a seller try to have the house appraised before putting... put my house on the market this yr, I'll include an appliance allowance in the pricing... Selby house in South Main, Colorado As the listing agent in a contract it is very..."
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
"that house is screaming out for the colors on the house in the bold scenerio, though... newly-built house in Italy. It was so important for us to get it right as the house is... style house in the second pic. Still, house #3 cries out for something bolder. Maybe... question. Is house trim usually painted lighter or darker than the main house color? Which... at my house. Hi designzombie, I remember doing what you did for our first house..."
Save Money on Home Staging and Still Sell Faster
"until the house is sold. I just put them out on display prior to an open house and pack... mom's (my house) in Palm Desert, and wanted to "refresh" my memory. When my husband &... the open houses in area, yuck; wrote my own flyer from all my design books (& edited... market a house for sale. When it's your own home, you're just too close to it. It's... Your house is your biggest asset. You want to give it the best shot you can...."
Tell Us: Why Did You Fall in Love With Your House?
What was it about your house that made your heart flutter? Share your photo, and it could make the Houzz homepage
"about your house that made your heart flutter? Share your photo, and it could make the... of his house that caught his eye. With Valentine's Day around the corner, we want... Having a house or apartment is just like having any other relationship. So tell us what... know your house was "the one." Snap a quick photo with your camera or phone right now... other houses, old house details and the staircase that connects it all. My house..."
Your "first meeting" with your house to be
"buy a house for almost two years. We saw hundreds of houses until we found "the one"... makes one house more attractive than the others? When you are dating a man, you usually... comes to houses, you usually have only a few times to see it before you commit to buy... eventually the house's location and layout that made us fall for it. We have asked our... their "house to be" and have received some interesting answers. It's surely fun to..."
Know Your House: Anatomy of a Brick Veneer Wall
"style house. Love both the med style as well as brick. Designing a new house and... of the house. Here I go again, singing the praises of Ben Pentreath's lovely lively... for our house. Can you recommend a brick pattern that would add subtle interest to... brick-clad house that was built about 9 years ago. We noticed that some of the mortar... survey the house if you have concerns. A neighbour of mine just finished a two storey..."
Discover a Hobbit House Fit for Bilbo Baggins
Part art studio, part guesthouse and all charm, this imaginative Colorado cottage looks like it grew right out of the earth
"the main house, which feels like an old turn-of-the-century cottage,” says one of the... This is a house built for royalty! I want this house!!!!! I love hobbit houses, and this... guest house, I would LOVE to see the main house! Incredible timber and masonry work... Amazing house, cozy, tiny and so inviting ! who cares about "the big house". I'd very... Best. House. Ever. How about a peek at the main house... Less truly is more. I..."
Houzz Tour: Whole-House Remodeling Suits a Historic Colonial
Extensive renovations, including additions, update a 1918 Georgia home for modern life while respecting its history
"colonial-style house in the 1970s and '90s had left some strangeness inside. "The home had... whole-house renovation and additions. The new spaces include a family room, screened-in... is the houses first remodel that cared about the house. I love colonials and this... hancocks house down the street!) Wow! Fantastic job--turned out wonderfully for a modern... 'old' house. Around here (Chicago), the cost of construction is so high that it rarely..."
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
"whole house. Our current house is stucco painted with a non-stick paint that needs... year old house. The shingles are on the top part of the house and the bottom is brick... to the house, we get a sticky aphid mess that accumulates on the house, mildews and... The best house wash is Crud Cutter House Wash which you can originally buy with a... entire house in a day this way without using a ladder! Krud Kutter for house vinyl..."