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Kitchen Workbook: How to Find Your Kitchen Style
If you're planning to remodel your kitchen, you've got to start somewhere: Here's how to find inspiration and start narrowing it down
"If you're planning to remodel your kitchen, you've got to start somewhere: Here's... look. If you're like me, you suffer from multiple personalities in the design department... you want your dream kitchen to look like.... entire project. Looking forward to your next IB! Rebekah, this is the best advice... person at your home improvement store is not your best choice). Even if you are only... fit in your current double bowl sink (as I was), grab your list and write down "HUGE..."
How to Replace Your Lawn With a Garden
New project for a new year: Lose the turfgrass for energy savings, wildlife friendliness and lower maintenance
"New project for a new year: Lose the turfgrass for energy savings, wildlife friendliness... with my plan for native, but I do expect low maintenance. My plan is to cover the... well in your garden, but will also support your local wildlife. Reducing the use of... start your project! In the Mid-Atlantic region of the US, many municipalities are... replace your lawn with a garden". Your ideas seem to be right on and are consistent..."
Upgrade Your Front Yard for Curb Appeal and More
New project for a new year: Revamp lackluster landscaping for resale value, water savings and everyday enjoyment
"New project for a new year: Revamp lackluster landscaping for resale value, water... beginning your project, you’ll want to consider all the elements and how they work in... invade your home through TINY cracks in your foundation. Since removing it I have... substitute for your own thoughtful planning, so you will love it, and it fits you and your... Thanks for your comment. That's fantastic that you were able to renovate your landscape..."
How to Get an Outdoor Kitchen of Your Own
New project for a new year: Build a cooking space for your yard or patio to make entertaining a breeze
"New project for a new year: Build a cooking space for your yard or patio to make... ining your family and friends always feels more relaxed and fun when you can do it... making your home the least efficient on the block. So if your next renovation is one... work with your indoor kitchen, your actual use, and the other is maintenance. Will... Will your outdoor kitchen duplicate your indoor cooking space, or will it compliment..."
Bathroom Workbook: 12 Things to Consider for Your Remodel
Maybe a tub doesn’t float your boat, but having no threshold is a no-brainer. These points to ponder will help you plan
"float your boat, but having no threshold is a no-brainer. These points to ponder... everything your parents and grandparents wanted. But we’re in the 21st century now, and... smile to your face. Perhaps it’s because the vanity is too low. Perhaps it’s that... tired when you’re standing at the sink shaving. Whatever the reason, reworking a bathroom... making your home much more enjoyable — and valuable. We don’t live in an age of excess..."
Update Your Windows for Good Looks, Efficiency and a Better View
Great home project: Replace your windows for enhanced style and function. Learn the types, materials and relative costs here
"home project: Replace your windows for enhanced style and function. Learn the types... to keep your home cool while giving your windows a beautiful and unique look. I want... share your experiences with respect to window seals? Way too often I see windows... closed. Your heating (or cooling) energy is lost this way as well. How available are... costly project (ca. 70k Euros, including supporting framework and screens), but well..."
Light Your Landscape for Drama and Function
New project for a new year: Install outdoor lighting to highlight special features and keep nighttime walks safe
"New project for a new year: Install outdoor lighting to highlight special features... depending on your preferences. You may have a beautiful old oak tree in your front yard... design projects you can undertake. You won’t have to move out or do without the kitchen... of the project can be easier to cope with, the complexity and expense will vary greatly... aware if your lighting is shining in your neighbors widows. Most annoying is when your..."
So You're Moving In Together: 3 Things to Do First
"place with your honey, plan and prepare to make the experience sweet... will test your relationship to the core (yes, she did eat your last piece of cake), and... second with your mate and still not know that he or she has been organizing the cans in... Make your decisions with your head and not your heart. These are important financial... Then plan your wedding and actually MARRY, ( what a concept) and then move in together..."
Coming Soon: Turn Your Kitchen Counter Into a Touch Screen
Discover how touch projection technology might turn your tables and countertops into iPad-like devices — and sooner than you think
"touch projection technology might turn your tables and countertops into iPad-like... pieces of your home decor with big screens sounds horrible. But in fact, none of that... using projected light and camera sensors. This has long been a central feature... you have your own generator, which presumes that you own your own house. And a way... screen projection on NCSI LA (and others) real? They have this tv projected into..."
7 Bad Things Your Home May Be Hiding
"about your home could cost you during a remodel. Here's what to plan for... know what you're getting yourself into, and the lurking, unseen issues in your walls... control your fears is to know them. Here you'll learn all about the bad and ugly things... to have your local building inspector check your house completely -- wiring, plumbing... Or, if your house is anything like my 1950s, mid-century ranch: "All of the above..."
Warm Up With Ideas for Your Dream Outdoor Room
"Plan a Memorable Summer Outside While You're Waiting Out Winter Inside... time to plan how you'll make the most of your outdoor spaces once the warmth comes... Whether your outdoor space consists of a couple of lawn chairs pulled into the grass... outdoor project. I do have a dilemma that I will face and I hope you might have suggestions... forward to planning the outdoor space. That's terrible Rebekah, one of my brothers and..."
7 Tips for Making Contractors Your Allies
For a contractor as vested as you are in your home project's success, follow these time-tested techniques from a professional designer
"are in your home project's success, follow these time-tested techniques from a pr... in the project and take a personal interest in helping me look good in the eyes of... treat your doctor or your stock broker? Need a magazine to tell you that? No, because... making your contractors your allies. You forgot what I would've made #1, and that's... well on your way to actually enjoying watching the work on your home progress. I..."
How to Replace Your Kitchen Faucet
"to give your kitchen a new look — it's a DIY project even a beginner can do... do-it-yourself project that almost anyone can accomplish.... update your kitchen. I purchased a Delta touch kitchen faucet a few months ago, and... We do plan to add a soap dispenser at some point but it's not in the budget at this... BTW, your remodel looks great! Having prepped to replace my kitchen faucet with... grabbing your brightest flashlight, plus a can of liquid wrench (for rusted or crus..."
Want the Best Results? Join Your Design Team
Take a leading role in your home project to help the process go more smoothly and get what you really want
"role in your home project to help the process go more smoothly and get what you really... can make your project run smoothly, but only if you understand your role in the process... run the project entirely. That’s why it’s crucial that you, the homeowner, take on... key to your success, in the end it is your house and you are the one who should be... weighed in your decisions can go a long way toward getting your contractor to courteously..."
Revive Your Room’s Look in Just 5 Steps
Not in total-makeover mode? Give your space polish and a pulled-together look with this easily doable plan
"Give your space polish and a pulled-together look with this easily doable plan... and you’re not sure how to fix it. If this sounds familiar, your room is probably... issue — your room doesn’t feel terrible, just flat or not quite pulled together, and... shopping your way to an improved room.... areas of your space, like your bedroom or bathroom, while they are not being used. I... joy see your grand children rushing to use it, its an actively for them at your home..."