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What Says "Quality" In A Home? Wooden Tread Staircases
"wooden tread staircase. It is details such as these that say "quality," and I was... wooden tread staircases could be found on Houzz. As you will see, there was no shortage... with the stairs. If time and money is spent getting this detail right, equal attention... on the stair risers. It has such a delightful and playful quality about it. Makes... toned stair treads and flooring. I am also intrigued by the Shoji screen inspired..."
My Houzz: Warm Walnut Rules in an Open-Concept Canadian Home
Traditional takes a turn for the modern in this remodeled St. John's home, newly focused on clean lines and sleek finishes
"modern, open-concept space. The couple ditched their new-construction plans, sold their... loves open-concept spaces, clean lines and lots of natural light, so the walls were... wanted the open tread staircase but my builder tells me it's extremely expensive. Why... are the stairs down and the open area next to them? We are thinking something similar... The DIY stairs are phenomenal. If I had a contemporary home, I would want it to be..."
Houzz Tour: Open Living in the Arizona Desert
Spectacular surroundings drove the design for this warm, contemporary, open-plan home north of Scottsdale
"contemporary, open-plan home north of Scottsdale... that was open, airy and connected to the landscape, and then they pretty much gave us... minimal open plan living. The Blue counter tops are just breath-taking and that swimming... Love the open floor plan ~ just gorgeous!! Dorothy, you're not in Ohio! Fantastic design... and was open to the beautiful surroundings. Here at Houzz we don't discriminate by... entrance opens up to this large, open floor plan. When rooms have fewer walls, elements..."
Design Safer Stairs and Halls With Universal Lighting Strategies
See how lighted handrails, stair treads and more can make navigating inclines and passages easier for all ages
"handrails, stair treads and more can make navigating inclines and passages easier for... hallways and stairs. Navigating stairs can be a challenge for people of all ages, for different... had more stairs to use them on. Great ideas, stairs seem to always be forgotten in the... halls and stairs is 3-way switches, easy and very convenient, safes a lot of energy.... ) and stairs are eliminated, ideally. However, for varied mobility and for EVERYONE..."
Artful Stairs: Continuity in Steel
"nlike Stairs of Steel Seem to Nearly Float on Air... parts of a stair are standardized — the height and length of risers and treads, railing... Stairs are one of those elements in a house that allow architects to really flex... and the openness of guardrails — numerous variables allow for interesting surfaces... designing stairs is to treat them as a continuous surface, like a ribbon that wends its... shaping the treads and risers. Steel is a good material for this approach, because it allows..."
Contractor Tips: Step Up to a Safe, Stylish Staircase
Understanding how stairs are designed and laid out can help you make the best decisions for safety and beauty in your home
"g how stairs are designed and laid out can help you make the best decisions for safety... comfortably a stair accomplishes this task. Lingo to know: Tread: The horizontal board... of the treads and risers Stringer: The supporting structure of the stair... between treads Newel: The post to which the railing is attached Runner: A carpet with... install "cap treads". It's called stair refacing and you are installing a thin tread with..."
Geometric Runners Shape Stairway Style
Can a geometric-patterned runner hide stains, protect stairs and create interest in interior designs? You do the math
"protect stairs and create interest in interior designs? You do the math... of the tread to the back of the next tread without being affixed to the riser face... striped stair runners, I haven't been able to get runners off my mind. And I've come... ones. Stair runners in general are excellent for injecting color and pattern into... to the tread, around the nose and to the riser. A waterfall runner falls directly... on your stairs make them run the full length and width of your stairs. This will also..."
Houzz Tour: 3 Small Buildings Maximize Nature Views
This Washington artist's island trio treads lightly on the land, opens up to water and forest vistas, and offers privacy
"island trio treads lightly on the land, opens up to water and forest vistas, and offers... architects to tread more lightly on the landscape, nestling the structures into the site... tend to open up the space and the view," Mohler says. Here, near the front door, a... sky and opens the structure to southern light and the view off the rocky bluff. Windows... all one open living space and includes the dining room, living room and kitchen. The..."
Know Your House: Stair Design and Construction for a Safe Climb
"together for stairs that do their job beautifully... designing stairs, and that true craftspeople build stairs that are absolute joys. In... steep, treads that are too narrow, uneven riser heights and tread depths, and more... A stair is an integral part of the architecture in any home that has more than one... sense a stair is one of the most important pieces of architecture in a home. More... home's stair becomes a backdrop for many of life's significant events, including those..."
Clear Staircases — They're a Real Glass Act
If you're flush with funds, you can have a ball with crystal on your stairs. The rest of us can just marvel from afar
"on your stairs. The rest of us can just marvel from afar... glass stairs, made popular by architect Peter Brohlin's for the iconic Fifth Avenue... glass stair can't be beat. Made of sheets of glass with an inner layer for strength... glass (treads, risers, stringers and rail) or can include contrasting materials —... antique wood treads with a glass stringer and support. And the glass used, while mostly... these stairs? :-)) Glass stairs looking always nice. The only concern I have is..."
Houzz Tour: Modern, Ecofriendly Prefab in Seattle
Green materials and a connection with nature help this prefab house, and the family who lives there, tread lightly on the earth
"there, tread lightly on the earth... s and stair treads came from a fir tree that was on the property prior to construction... and when open, they disappear entirely, blending the outside into the inside. Johnston... importance of treading lightly on the earth," she says. "They were so happy with the house..."
Defining Spaces: 6 Ways to Work With an Open Foyer
"front door opens right into the living area, or you are immediately greeted with a set... set of stairs without any focus. If you are in this situation, you can fix this without... front door opens straight into the center of the living room. The best we could do was... create an open pathway from the door through the living room to the rest of the house... Our door opens right into our living room--no room for shelves, furniture etc. What..."
House-Hunting Help: If You Could Pick Your Home Style ...
Love an open layout? Steer clear of Victorians. Hate stairs? Sidle up to a ranch. Whatever home you're looking for, this guide can help
"ve an open layout? Steer clear of Victorians. Hate stairs? Sidle up to a ranch. Whatever... pull down stairs) which made me the envy of friends with big open plan homes that had... without the "open concept," quality trim and solid construction, many tasty features.... We like open, airy floorplans, and being in our 50s, it was essential to have a house... room were open, but the formal living and dining rooms were separate. In "the Valley"..."
Houzz Tour: Wide-Open Views on a Narrow Canadian Lot
Expansive glass walls facing the street create openness, sun-filled rooms and closer relations with the neighbors
"create openness, sun-filled rooms and closer relations with the neighbors... large, open kids' room, for instance, can easily be partitioned off to create two... of the stairs. We have a similar layout and are contemplating moving our stair from... glass openings toward your neighbour. That said there is still plenty of windows... remain open due to poor attendance; We designed a house to have flexibility and... above the stairs opens to draw lingering heat from downstairs through the roof. Floo..."
My Houzz: Open-Concept Living Above a Salon
A staircase commute to work gives a Canadian hairstylist more time to enjoy her bright and open downtown apartment
"glass stairs open up the room. Great tip. Lovely!! Good job!!! Nicely done! What... sparkle :) stair leading to the basement is an accident waiting to happen, must use a... love the open and spacious feel to this apartment, which is enhanced by the terrific... bright and open downtown apartment..."