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The Best of Houzz Badges for 2014 Are Up!
Easily see which pros earned top honors for designs and client satisfaction, so you can find the best one for your project
"which pros earned top honors for designs and client satisfaction, so you can find... clients and PROS for the great reviews. I'm honoured to have won Best of Houzz 2014... great pros honoured with Best of Houzz 2014 badges. Thanks very much to our many... all the pros who were awarded Best of Houzz!!! Many thanks to the Houzz team for... glass. Pros also received badges for Customer Satisfaction, determined by a variety..."
Design Practice: How to Pick the Right Drawing Software
Learn about 2D and 3D drawing tools, including pros, cons and pricing — and what to do if you’re on the fence
"including pros, cons and pricing — and what to do if you’re on the fence... article for pros by Eric... Thank you so much for taking the time to share insightful advice... explaining the pros and cons of each of them so easily. Oh and if this helps anyone, while... there are pros and cons to all CAD systems, but I am finding the idea of open source... other pros and consultantsDisadvantages of 2D CAD:Lack of 3D capabilities means other..."
Inside Houzz: An Art Mosaic Wall Banishes Dining Room Gloom
Replace vs. Restore: The Great Window Debate
Deciding what to do with windows in disrepair isn't easy. This insight on the pros and cons of window replacement or restoration can help
Bathroom Floor Tile: Glass Mosaic for a Luxurious Look
It's gorgeous. It's expensive. It's slippery when wet. Learn the pros, cons and costs of glass mosaic tile here
Master Bathroom Choices: One Sink or Two?
Your Floor: An Introduction to Solid-Plank Wood Floors
"t the Pros and Cons of Oak, Ash, Pine, Maple and Solid Bamboo... about the pros/cons of these options. We have had pretty good luck with our bamboo floors... flooring pros and cons. We are about to put in STRANDED bamboo flooring which I understand... Oak pros: Highly resistant to dents and deep scratches Cons: Has a grain pattern... Ash pros: This is an extremely hard, hardwood floor Cons: Can be too light for..."
Your Floors: Zebra, Tiger, and Teak Wood, Oh, My!
"t the Pros and Cons of Exotic Woods: Hickory, Cherry, Rosewood and More... Colorado. Pros? Cons? Local vendors says there are issues, however, they also don't... Mahogany Pros:Timeless, classic hardwood. Cons: Verify the source, can be unsustainable... Cherry Pros: Absolutely gorgeous, adds interest without dominating a room Cons: Not... Hickory Pros: Extremely hard, beautiful grain pattern Cons: Tends to lend a country..."
Decking Materials Beyond Basic Lumber
Learn about softwoods, tropical hardwoods, composites and more for decks, including pros, cons and costs
"Are its Pros and Cons about the same as ipe. Mahogany is one of the most endangered... Softwoods Pros: These relatively low-cost materials are favorites for deck surfaces because... foot IpePros: This very dense tropical hardwood has become popular in recent years... patterns. Pros: Nearly all have better rot and insect resistance and are denser than... issues. Pros: You won’t have to stain or treat the decking, and many types can be installed..."
Inside Houzz: How to Make the Most of Your Photos
Tips for home pros: Increase visibility for your hard work by choosing the right photo size, adding keywords, answering questions and more
"for home pros: Increase visibility for your hard work by choosing the right photo size... work with pros. Great points - super article. My wife and I started aiming at the real... beneficial to pros? It's more eyeballs on your work — homeowner eyeballs, to be exact. A... with. Pros: Learn more about uploading photos to HouzzHomeowners: Find a professional..."
Brick Floors: Could This Durable Material Work for Your House?
You love the old-world look, but will you like the feel of it underfoot? Learn the pros and cons of interior brick flooring
Houzz Tour: A Modern Addition Joins a Historic California Home
Two design pros give their century-old home extra breathing room while boosting its energy efficiency
Ecofriendly Cool: Insulate With Wool, Cork, Old Denim and More
Learn about the pros and cons of healthier alternatives to fiberglass and foam, and when to consider an insulation switch
Choosing a Deck: Plastic or Wood?
Get the pros and cons of wood, plastic, composite and more decking materials, plus a basic price comparison
Your Floor: How to Find Right Stone Tile
"t the Pros and Cons of Slate, Travertine, Sandstone, Marble and Granite... Slate pros: Tends to be dark; highly resilient Cons: Needs to be installed by someone... Travertine pros: Wildly variable patterns and colors, feels soft underfoot Cons: Has... Marble pros: Beautiful patterns and colors, highly resilient Cons: Absorbs water... Granite pros: Beautiful colors, highly resilient, can be used indoors or out Cons:..."