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10 Design Moves From Tricked-Out Bathrooms
"night light and nice ambient lighting too. In fact we went with excellent led light... cant see light fixtures above sink (light bar) and on walls (square Glass - sconce mounted()... the LED lighting strips at IKEA for next to nothing, I put the fairy light type strip... bathroom lights are on, the inside of the cabinet gets light and I can see everything... is the lighted medicine cabinet. I don't know how many times I've gotten up in the..."
Drama’s Afoot With Striking Black Floors
"great) light wood laminate flooring and painted the subfloor black throughout the... part industrial, part Paris artist's garret. Not for everyone, but we're really... floor a light color, but at the last minute I decided to switch it to a black stain... than the light grey composition stone floor we have there. I left them in place for... awash in light from floor to ceiling windows in a luxury condo I rent. Beautiful..."
Contractor Fees, Demystified
""architectural lighting" that is included (wall washers, display cabinet lighting), but NOT... sinks, lighting, tile, appliances, etc. Basically everything I specify as wanting... shed some light on this? As a general contractor for a large firm, I disagree with some... ceiling light fixtures, or materials such as wallpaper, or the fireplace mantel to... in that light, a proven reasonable cost is acceptable. Most of the comments reflect..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Hardworking Home Office
We’re looking to showcase workspaces that are well organized, tech savvy and comfortable. Share your pictures!
"re: the lighting - picking up the natural light from the window, is wonderful to me... natural light and desk space for our client. Very smart integrated space we designed... and the light from the window wasn't making its way around the room. I am a jewelry... need the light, as well as great storage. I got rid of the dark piece, added a light... bounce some light around the room, as well as a big mirror with a blingy frame. I found..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design Your Kitchen
Get the ideal kitchen setup by understanding spatial relationships, building dimensions and work zones
"on is lighting. The kitchen is a space that needs to have layered lighting integrated... cabinet lighting, as well as task, and ambiance lighting. As stated above the work... the food industry and know how efficient industrial kitchens are. However, at home... cabinet lighting and electrical receptacles. So the bottom of the cabinet is 20" which... cabinet with light colored marble? counter. I think I found a great sample to re-stain my..."
Decorating 101: How Much Is This Going to Cost Me?
"saying. Lighting for example, she is not saying skimp on lighting, just that you can... saving on lighting. One of the best investments you can make. Fred, thanks for mentioning... furniture industry made the worst choose by going to china ! Will someone please tell... every lighting company manufactures in China, it can be a good place to save. Are... "skimping" on lighting is a terrible choice imho! One poster suggested finding vintage pieces..."
What Goes With Dark Wood Floors?
Avoid a too-heavy look or losing your furniture in a sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep tones
"cleaning then light hardwood floors but it's gorgeous! We have a big fluffy (lightly) shedding... Good lighting goes with dark floors. Any dark surface absorbs light so good lighting... a good lighting plan really help rooms with dark floors. Good lighting does not n... bright lighting. You need the light to be balanced and not shining directly onto the... selling is light oak. Is there any way to "bleach" the dark floor as the sectional I have..."
The Unexpected Color That Goes With Everything
"green is industrial minty green: we just moved into a rental where the entire ground... painted...industrial minty green (like the trim on the clock below - nice on the clock... from light sucking mauve to Dulux Fresh Lime (think the coulour of the fleah of... room feel light and airy. 10 years ago decided to start a green revolution amongst all... reflection of light makes this color unpleasant to many on scale of Design by Math I recently..."
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
"No red lights. No orange lights. Just a sleek design. It is important to remember... setting light which is LED. Perfect for night light settings and regular use. Here... Our tile industry has two big players that regulate our tile installation techniques... without the light. Needed to custom order it from back East. Took about 2 weeks to arrive... small down lights this can look very sharp. As for switching out a switch for a dimmer..."
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
"perhaps or industrial appearance - nothing will stop you:) Or you might consider other... concrete light yet super strong, crack proof and stain proof. http://www.cementelegance... has a light stain to give it a warmer color and we absolutely love them. My comment... about the light stain giving it a warmer color is meant to say the concrete had a light... growing industry and we are having a great time with it. www.layersofcolor.net Aleksandra..."
Cool Your House (and Costs) With the Right Insulation
Insulation offers one of the best paybacks on your investment in your house. Here are some types to discuss with your contractor
"it's just industry lingo for a pot light that is air-tight and doesn't leak as much heat... dominate the industry. I'd like to see more environmentally friendly options discussed... of can lights so I don't want to end up with insulation drifting from the ceiling... (or pot) lights in your insulated ceiling, they should be IC rated. An IC rating is... point: pot lights installed in an insulated ceiling are potential areas of heat loss into..."
See a Complete Kitchen Remodel for $11,000
Budget materials, some DIY spirit and a little help from a friend turn an impractical kitchen into a waterfront workhorse
"have lighting for the stove. Mine has two LED lights and the lights can go on high... Really light and they move really easily. OoOoh, the granite vs laminate discussion... fan with light. munene, that is a microwave, but also a range hood; I have the same... has a light that comes on when filter is in need of cleaning. Most models also have... and low light for ambiance or nightlight. Hmmm...granite or a lovely relaxing view..."
Houzz Tour: Classic Spanish Style Gets a Modern Edge
"is very light. I would love to live at a place like that. Love the fireplace, the... beautiful. Lighting is amazing - both original pieces and added. The kitchen does not... too much industrial / metal for me. The design elements are perfect, but it doesn't... spider light fixture------- hmmmm, think I would have nightmares !!! :) Fabulous... bit the industrial but I do like it. Love this house and the use of gray. Is there..."
Going Solar at Home: Solar Panel Basics
Save money on electricity and reduce your carbon footprint by installing photovoltaic panels. This guide will help you get started
"in LED lights and turning off lights when you leave a room, you end with a check from... off the lights! Before considering installing solar panels on your roof it is important... to LED light bulbs for example. This way you will need a smaller solar array for less... I live lightly on the land, consume as little energy as possible, and I cannot afford... footprint' in light of the further concept of 'finite fossil fuel' sources, but do so with..."
Why Marble Might Be Wrong for Your Bathroom
You love its beauty and instant high-quality appeal, but bathroom marble has its drawbacks. Here's what to know before you buy
"to my lighting installs but I'm not prepared to wait ten years for the industry to... using a light grout the overall appearance tends much more to the light and grey. Google... place good industrial practices that reduce waste and environmental impact, but it's... about lighting installations and to request a few samples for a client. She mentioned... familiar with industry guidelines. Do your homework. I'm working on a check list or a list..."