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Houzz Tour: Creative Design Moves Rescue an Island Cottage
Facing down mold and nicotine, two industrious Canadian designers transform an uninhabitable wreck into an artful getaway
"there a building permit or building inspection? I'm asking because that long open... leave the porch with its cozy, faux fire and deer grazing nearby. The icing on the heavenly... still building new homes when theres an abundance of older homes in need of renovation... dilapidated building. Sometimes it just "clicks". This is an amazing transformation... get a building permit? I am in New Brunswick Canada, and I want to renovate my cottage..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Garage Conversion
Have you switched from auto mode into workshop, office, gym or studio mode? We'd love to see the result
"rafters building an open ceiling area we call the Annex. The garage door removed and... I'm building a large new house now and we have an over-sized double garage in the... could build her a small studio of her own. I just have never liked a garage conversion... money to build a garage and enjoy the increased property value you don't get with a... and then build another garage as an addition. This approach makes no sense unless the..."
Is a Kitchen Corner Sink Right for You?
We cover all the angles of the kitchen corner, from savvy storage to traffic issues, so you can make a smart decision about your sink
"planning to build it its very own frame out of 2x3s. I think this is a win - I'll let... recomend building that frame, it just adds support to what most manufacturers call a... while building our home, so we had no say in the corner sink in the world's smallest... looking at building another house so and I am tired of looking at all these plans that... We are building a new home and not putting the sink in the corner. It was a cool..."
5 Places to Love Corrugated Metal in Your House
It’s budget friendly, versatile and even colorful. Is it any wonder this popular exterior material is making inroads indoors?
""When we build let us think we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor... very nice porch, i like the metallik material used cleverly. Grew up rural Australia... suburban new build stucco fireplaces with built in mantle. Very plain. I know I will do... sheet as building material @3colokids, the 6th image in the ideabook by Dawna Jones... local building codes or ordinances regarding fireplaces. Local codes take precedence..."
15 Ways to Get the English Cottage Look
"of the building itself. Love the sleeping porch bedroom on number 7. The Victorians... sleeping porches: lots of windows but not too low on the wall for privacy, you feel... and the porch that's slowly detaching from the house but budget-wise, I need to do... change the porch lights to increase visibility outside at night, since the ones we currently... mad to build a true English cottage these days, especially in America. My most vivid..."
7 Strategies for a Well-Designed Kitchen
Get a kitchen that fits your lifestyle and your design tastes with these guidelines from an architect
"a new build too and I want the pull out spice rack too! A prep sink in the island... enclosed porch. By opening up the kitchen to the foyer, and leveling the floor which... enclosed porch and kitchen, we were able to successfully interconnect all three spaces... yer---Porch---Silver-Spring--MD-traditional-kitchen-dc-metro My new patio home has... the new build. I would welcome any thoughts... It's hard to get a picture that shows..."
Materials: The Advantages of a Metal Roof
"of the porch. Someone told me they thought those little bat-shaped things at the edge... (usually on a porch roof), that is located above the stairs to prevent snow and ice from... from building up on the stairs and becoming a hazard. Here's an example of a "stoop gable"... We are building a new home and are installing a metal standing seam roof. I know... above porches and entrances, because those would be the most important areas to keep..."
Put On a Good Face: Design Principles for Home Fronts
Set the right tone from the get-go with an entry that impresses and matches the overall design of your home
"front porch? Great article. Sometimes, a small portico will add just the right touch... home...build a portico, add large windows to either side of the door.. aren't there... planning to build a home. Glass front doors don't feel very secure to me - not only... planning/building a home, to give them guidelines in good design and proportion, not... front porch, but I really can't spare the sunshine coming in the house. These are..."
How Your Landscaping Can Keep Burglars Away
Prevent home break-ins with strategic landscaping and good practices instead of menacing — and maybe less effective — measures
"to our porch at the end of a shotgun so he could be arrested for DUI and so we could... we are building a house and definitely will be considering these as you can never... keep your porch lights on at night and with technology today it is easy to put them on... When we build our own house someday I will definitely keep in mind the gravel and thorny... front porch, a huge gage leash, which may help. Sbell2547 I posted an earlier comment..."
6 Design Ideas for Happy Pets
Keep your dog or cat feeling safe and in high spirits, and you'll all feel more at peace. Here's how
"on the porch. Great article - I'm glad you brought up this portion of our very important... clients to build custom accommodations that work for everyone. It is a good idea to discuss... design and building expertise together to make sure you get what you want. Our Sweetie... in one porch rocking chair, piled on top of each other. They take turns, CK on top... screened in porch off our back door and then installed a pet door so the kitties can go..."
Houzz Tour: Wood and Wonder in a Modern Carmel Residence
Gracefully aligned with its ocean views, this Asian-influenced home for a retired California couple has a deep relationship with nature
"floor porch. The view is awesome! Thank you for this house tour, John. I especially... glassed in porch are so lovely, and would definitely help the house to belnd in. I love... glassed in porch and a quilt this would be delightful. Exquisite... I found myself taking... if you build a house this size. In Pebble Beach the properties are bigger and the... office building. In Carmel, some stone accents and soft corners would, I think, be..."
Painted vs. Stained Kitchen Cabinets: Help for Deciding
Learn about durability, looks, cost and more for wooden cabinet finishes to make the right choice for your kitchen
"our new build. I like the 'brightness' of off-white painted with the contrast of a... oil base porch paint. It does go on thicker, but gives a consistent finish and lasts... process of building the cabinets) as that seems to be the current fashion. Choosing colors... floor/porch paint. Takes a long time to dry but that is what gives it hardness plus... We are building a new house and have antiqued cabinets and stained. Love them!!!!..."
8 Reasons to Jump Off the DIY Bandwagon
You heard right. Stop beating yourself up for not making stuff yourself, and start seeing the bright side of buying from others
"on the porch already. I am a recent DIY convert but know better than to try and create... plan to build a kitchen banquette.. he has a new table saw and some reclaimed wood... the back porch and all the doors and windows. Which did require a six dollar spline... enjoyed building the equipment more than being on the air, but I'm hiring a local licensed... between building a wall, hanging your kitchen cabinets, painting your house, growing..."
Houzz Tour: Unplugging From High Tech in a Texas Farmhouse
This simply styled home gives an Austin family all the warmth of comfort food and all the amenities of modern times
"ready to build in the Hill Country) but our family was back home in Ohio so; we built... front porch extends the length of the house. The interior is similar, leather furniture... custom new build in this town, depending on the neighborhood. Think Swedish style "... cost to build this home? Not sure why everyone is so concerned about the driveway,... NEED to build tiny places. We are more into conservation than green. This house is..."
My Houzz: Ingenuity and Joy Transform an Oregon Farmhouse
A hardworking couple turn an 1800s farmhouse into a welcoming family homestead with original art and DIY touches
"front porch. Maybe one day you can restore that. In spite of those modern windows... front porch is beautiful. But I didn't like much of the interiors. Very cluttered... front porch and the scene looking out from it...heaven on earth. Thank you so much... going to build a copy! The only thing missing is a hot homemade apple pie on the window... front porch. The 3rd photo here reminds me of Canterbury country in the South Island..."