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Blow Past the Heat With an Outdoor Ceiling Fan
Drop some degrees on your porch or patio while boosting its style, with an energy-efficient ceiling fan
A Modern Backyard Trumps the Texas Heat
New shaded areas offer a respite in an outdoor Houston living room, while a fire pit re-creates fond memories
"retain heat. Having grown up in Houston's heat and humidity, I am surprised by the... the heat retaining darker charcoal color choices and so much hardscape. As the plants... reduce a heat island effect. Beyond the canopy is all planted areas to reduce albedo... reduce heat. I hope the homeowners are diligent about keeping the gutter clear that... Texas heat. It's like an itchy wool blanket that covers everything and won't let..."
Floors Warm Up to Radiant Heat
Toasty toes and money saved are just two benefits of radiant heat under your concrete, wood or tile floors
"radiant heat under your concrete, wood or tile floors... energy to heat it before moving it inside — radiant heating uses a warm surface to transfer... so a heated floor soon means a heated room. In general, there are two types of... radiant heating. On a cold, rainy day, there's nothing that feels better upon waking... floor heated by a radiant in-floor system. Rather than rely on inefficient forced-air... transfer heat into a space. It's much like shining a light on a wall. And as we learned..."
How to Add a Radiant Heat System
Enjoy comfy, consistent temperatures and maybe even energy savings with hydronic heating and cooling
"radiant heating or cooling to your house. Unless you have particular renovation constraints... subfloor heating. If the warranty doesn't cover radiant heating... then... yes, you're... diant-heat-experiment/ I have hydronic radiant floor heat throughout my home as my... radiant heat but I do have baseboard heating in my house which uses hot water pipes... amount of heat required in the first place and make sure the heat goes where you want..."
Chill Out: 10 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat Outdoors
Step away from the A/C's artificial blast — and treat yourself to these more natural cool-down methods in the great outdoors
"a back patio with some shade. I am the kind of person that loves to entertain and... porches, patios, decks, lanais, and verandas - by lowering the screens when the sun... starts heating up an outdoor area, homeowners can instantly create an area that is... rays and heat, plus annoying insects that may be buzzing about. The screens can be either... tdoor-Patio-Furniture-Design-Ideas I did not see any talk about splash pads. I think..."
Is Radiant Heating or Cooling Right for You?
Questions to ask before you go for one of these temperature systems in your floors or walls (yes, walls)
"heating or in-slab heating. But the principle can be applied to any surface: a wall... radiant heating or cooling system, the goal is to make the temperature of a room more... radiant heating systems, we think of them for floors, sometimes called underfloor heating... forms of heated floors and walls, with either water or smoke acting as the vehicle for... transporting heat or coolness from room to room through hidden pipes. In the realm of modern..."
Guest Picks: How Do You Spell Urban Heat Relief?
Turn even a small balcony into a summer oasis with retreat-conjuring plants, furniture and accessories
"summer heat. — Justine from Design Skool... solar heat - you can block from 40 to 100 percent of the sun’s heat and damaging... urban heat relief! Given that practically the entire west coast of North America... urban heat relief (at the personal and community level)... rather than a list of... which are heat sources). Why are you blaming ikea for random people mentioning their... openings like patios, covered balconies or porches - it is easy to find a suitable screen..."
Simple Pleasures: Beat the Heat With Water
"before the heat of the day. That's also when I water my plants on the deck. The cat in... for my patio. A pot, a pump, a frog and some water. I can't tell you what a difference... the sand heats up, when it’s just you and the cool waves lapping at your feet. Bliss... covered patio and set up a mister for a cooling break — mist-making hoses and hose..."
Guest Picks: Moroccan Flair to Heat Up Fall Interiors
Layer these exotic-looking furniture pieces, textiles and accessories for a warm look and a global vibe
Go Wide With a Football-Watching Party Outside
The home-field advantage is all yours with an outdoor screen, a better-than-a-bar patio and a fire feature for some heated action
"a-bar patio and a fire feature for some heated action... and the patio. Just a flick of a switch and down comes the screen. The big game is... on the patio. The thing is, a football game needs to be watched on a really big screen... little heat for when the temperature dips, and you've got a great gathering spot where... Make it a heated pool, and you'll have the best venue around. An outside spot for game..."
Smart Landscaping Slices Energy Bills
Reduce heating, cooling and water costs beautifully with these ecofriendly strategies for landscape design
"educe heating, cooling and water costs beautifully with these ecofriendly strategies... attract less heat. Hardscapes such as concrete drives and patios are known for increasing... reducing home heating costs.As you may have guessed, strategic placement of conifers varies... light and heat. Many of these materials are appropriate for driveways as well as patios... indoor heat. Deciduous trees, unlike many conifers, are fantastic energy savers, providing..."
9 Tips for an Outdoor Kitchen That Lets You Enjoy the Party
Be part of the fun with an outdoor kitchen where you can mingle with guests, prep with ease and cook to your heart's content
"door of patio. Heat can destroy siding if placed next to wall, 16" minimum from structures... The patio area has really become an extension of the home so it makes so much sense... covered patio. Where we live it can get really hot during the summer and the ceiling... towards the patio to enhance the indoor-outdoor feel. I would be interested to learn... covered patio has a stainless steel sink that is able to withstand anything. These..."
How to Pick a Patio Umbrella That Performs
Looking for just the right amount of shade, sturdiness and weather resistance? We've got you covered
"midsummer heat waves hit, even some sun worshippers begin begging for shade. Instead... deck or patio with an umbrella. This everyday item can make all the difference when... from the heat is on the way!... at the patio edge for a DIY umbrella stand. He finished it with an anchor pin that... your patio with a too-large umbrella won't look or feel good. Designer tip: Landscape... of your patio — like over poolside lounge chairs — a freestanding design may be best..."
12 Ways to Warm Up Your Patio
"your patio season with cozy fabrics, texture, candles, fireplace and more... on the patio. However, with certain additions, there’s hope for extending your patio... roof or heat lamps, others a kinder on the pocket, like candles. Or, if you live in... up” your patio for the season have also been included in the following ideabook. Here’s... functioning patios regardless of chilly weather!... floors are heated. Heated floors can do wonders for a patio, keeping your toes and space..."
Renovation Detail: 4 Popular Brick Patterns for Patios
Classic, durable brick for patios and pathways creates a look that never goes out of style. Which of these four patterns is right for you?
"brick for patios and pathways creates a look that never goes out of style. Which of these... plans heat up, the patio and path ideas are percolating. After settling on brick... brick patio or path, you must consider key variables such as the style, area and... brick patios across our country, you're guaranteed to find one that best suits your... large patios, because it breaks up large expanses. 2. Herringbone The herringbone..."