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Renovation Detail: The Awning Window
Although they open from the bottom, awning windows are tops at boosting air circulation — even when the rain comes knocking
"bottom, awning windows are tops at boosting air circulation — even when the rain comes... about awning windows and their benefits (we're wild conversationalists, I know).... Awning windows are a member of the casement family, but while standard casement... hung, an awning is hinged on top to open outward from the bottom. Due to their ingenious... sash, awning windows can be open while it's raining without letting water into your..."
7 Details for the Well-Dressed House
"trim, awnings, shutters, lights, cupolas and more... how to install shutters, etc. on this web site. You can also build shutters inexpensively... blowing. Install house numbers that are large and well-lit ... Keep shutters real, operable... aesthetic, install a trellis to shade the windows and reduce your energy consumption while... months by installing a brise soleil to shade windows from the sun...."
So You Bought a Cave: 7 Ways to Open Your Home to Light
"considering installing awnings. An important one was missed!!! Cut down trees surrounding... would install windows, and then rush out to buy curtains to cover them up. Yuck.... windows and installing most of them by myself with help at times from friends in the building... com/ I installed Solatubes in a pitch- black hallway and dark entryway with absolutely... $800 each installed, plus electrician) and the change is so dramatic and gratifying that..."
Bahama Shutters Bring the Look of the Tropics Home
Even if hurricane season never hits your horizon, these louvered shutters provide ample tropical style
"ventilation. Installing tropical-inspired Bahama shutters is a great way to achieve a cool... have an awning-like appearance that adds a distinctive tropical feel to a house. Typically... these are installed. You must not be able to have them, correct? Does anyone know if... features awning windows and Bahama shutters. Bahama shutters were a must on this coastal..."
7 Everyday Ways for Going Greener at Home
Renovation Detail: Board and Batten Siding
Classic board and batten siding adds timeless appeal to traditional homes, modern structures and every style in between
"created by installing wide wooden boards with smaller wooden battens covering their seams... The installation method also insulates your home well. Insulation and a moisture... feet and installed blue B&B siding. Here is a picture of the side of the house. We... while installing the board and batten on each story. This seaside home features 1... siding, awning windows and a perfect pergola. Does your home feature board and batten..."
Clerestory Windows Are Tops at Ushering in Light
Save on electricity and lift your mood with more natural light when you add clerestory windows at the top of your home's walls
"if you install enough clerestory windows — those shallow panes of glass at the top... reverse: Install clerestory windows on the north side of your home, which will allow... can also install them wherever tree shade will filter direct sunlight. Consider installing... can be installed instead of (or in addition to) tubular daylighting devices as a way... Retractable awnings can offer the best of both worlds, suggests the International Association..."
My Houzz: Calming and Contemporary in Los Angeles
6 Patio Cover Types to Shade You in Style
Protect yourself and your deck from the blazing sun with umbrellas, cloth, built structures — or nature's perfect shading solution
"these awnings? We've had a retractable awning for many years and love it. Have never... retracting. I installed a retractable awning about a year ago. It was expensive, so I sprang... retractable awning installed about five years ago and I have really enjoyed it! I had a... sensor installed that will retract the awning in wind or if rain hits it. I might... retractable awnings? We are considering this on our deck. It's attached to te house, on..."
Which Window for Your World?
The view and fresh air from your windows make a huge impact on the experience of being in your house
"example of awning windows. What awning windows where there are 3 or 4 sections that open... ottom awning option. I have never known them to work: maybe some hot air is going... become awning/hopper windows. I haven't been able to find them here in the US. Any... Project Out (Awning), Casement, and Large Format Fixed windows. A little bit of everything... frame and install space around the window. The windows provide less light than I had..."
Find the Right Glass Door for Your Patio
It's more than just a patio door — it's an architectural design element. Here's help finding the right one for your home and lifestyle
"have installation instructions on their websites. Installation is the key to avoiding... Mine were installed 5 years ago by a very reputable contractor and they are fantastic... a good install and you will be happy. Buy cheap and you get what you paid for. tdknight... we just installed a new conventional slider that is triple E-glass. the door faces... usually installed. Even the sliding doors shown here were absolutely fabulous. However..."
House Hunting? Look Carefully at the Light
"shades installed in all the windows just to get some respite from all that UV. Natural... where we installed a second bathroom. It didn't take us long to have skylights put... your next installment of Life's Lessons. Thanks! We live in a Canadian farmhouse that... LIGHT! We installed 8 4x4ft skylights, rake windows in the peak of the sw facing side... airflow we installed a HAIKU 'big ass' fan at the 22ft peak in the kitchen, as well as..."
How Low Should Your Drapes Go?
Hover, brush the floor or pool like Scarlett O'Hara's tears — we give you the lowdown on curtain length options
"shade installed as an inside mount with the curtain/drape installed on decorative... small awning windows with curtains that stop about 5" above those heaters (may eventually... plan to install curtains, simply ensure the contractor sits the forced-air vent far... the high awning windows, I'd have to replace all the crank mechanisms at the bottom... pleat at install doesn't work, as soon as the drapes are moved all the 1/4-1/2" changes..."
Everyday Home Must-Haves Beg for a Makeover
The Nest's much-improved take on the thermostat has us pondering reinventions of other necessities around the house
"used in installation of central a/c in older homes. The only I've seen are a version... why not install central vac? UGH!!! Spare me central vac unless you have a maid.... ductwork: installing ductwork in new construction is far more expensive than putting... bought & installed 10 Milgard Essence windows of various sizes, most of them with a... order, awnings, casements, and pictures. I compared price with a similar Marvin product..."
The Case for a Curbless Shower
"has two awning style windows to bring in plenty of light. When you enter the bathroom... work, installing grab bars is just a matter of requesting them. Most frameless showers... leg to install. You don't have to have a huge space either---obviously requires a... can also install a retractable curtain from the ceiling to minimize splashing, although... invent/install a vacuum inside the shower that would dry it and kill bacteria and..."