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Architect's Toolbox: Rain Screens Up House Health
To thwart unwanted moisture and poor air quality in your home, think rain screens and drainage planes
"think rain screens and drainage planes... planes and rain screens that allow positive air movement between the home's skin and its... planes and rain screens can be installed with just about any type of exterior finish material... there's a side effect to having a home that doesn't leak energy out of every crack and... installed with rain screens. These rain screens are a necessity with this type of panel system... incorporate a rain screen. There are three areas of focus:1. The gap between siding and..."
Just Add Water: Rain Barrel Magic
Take your rainwater storage from practical to beautiful with a new breed of design-friendly rain barrels
"Most rain barrels were plastic containers that didn't add much to the overall landscape... gutter or rain chain, made them a prominent garden feature. Times have changed, as... as the rain barrels featured here prove. With a little work and imagination, you can... have a rain barrel that fits your style and is a standout in your garden design.... a nice rain barrel next to the garage where we installed motorized screens. In Australia..."
Protect a Precious Resource With a Rain Garden
"Rain gardens are a great way of creating beautiful landscapes while protecting one... groundwater. Rain gardens enhance these natural processes, increasing groundwater infiltration... ideas! Rain gardens, and rain barrels/cisterns are the future. Faculty at NC State... heard of rain gardens before. What a brilliant concept. We are going to have a 5000... think rain gardens are a great idea, would like to see an article relating specifically..."
Design With Weather: Introduce a Rain Chain
"nice a rain barrel would look at the bottom of a rain chain - I'd have to see a picture... over a rain chain for a few months now - thanks for sharing such a great collection... varieties of rain barrels - I always think of them as being bright blue or black plastic... term "rain chain" before now and have always wondered what the big chain hanging... imaginative rain chains, these all look very similar..there are umbrellas and frogs and..."
Modern Design Captures Valuable Rain
Instead of letting a precious natural resource trickle away, these architectural features make the most of it
"pounded by rain, a welcome bit of moisture during a summer when the Northeast and the... watch the rain hit the empty asphalt lot out my back window, I can't help but think that... with the rain rather than it being sent directly to storm sewers. Most flat roofs do... during rain events like this, leading to the "combined sewer overflow" being ejected... lenient rain water/ grey water laws... the trick is finding rain water to collect...."
A Screened-In Porch Communes With Nature
Lush forest views provide an idyllic backdrop for a Midwestern family's board games, coffee breaks and warm-weather dinners
"create a screened-in porch that would keep the mosquitos at bay but make the most of... cing) side. Braided sisal, Scrabble-inspired pillows and wood accents create a relaxing... is the rain kept off of your porch? I have a small screened porch and the rains blows... I love screened porches, screening is often needed for comfort amongst nature. We... with a screened porch,but for us, rarely are our rains blowing horizontally. When..."
Hardscaping Shows Its Soft Side
Who says hardscaping has to be hard? Consider these gentle, sustainable and DIY-friendly alternatives
Great Garden Combo: 3 Wonderful Plants for a Deer-Resistant Screen
Protect your privacy and keep deer at bay with a planting trio that turns a problem garden area into a highlight
"need to screen neighboring houses is a common one in smaller urban lots and is typically... every rain ... they work unti it rains...so far the soap has provided 6 weeks of... Screening conjures up an image of a hedge or row of trees, this is a great alternative... different sides of the island. if only they would stick to my carefully prepared and... resistant screen in shade? All of these plants need sun. when you add shade into the..."
Screen the Porch for More Living Room (Almost) All Year
"adding a screened-in porch. It's much cheaper, quicker, and easier to add than a regular... little screened-in porch action for everyone.... love the screened porch images. I just want to share my recently updated screened porch... a big screened porch last year. I am happy to report here that the screening really... with 2 screened porches PLANNED. Is there a recommended place to get the screens?... kinds of screened in porches. Nice to be able to dream. How exciting! First of all..."
9 Top Siding Materials
Everyone knows brick and stucco, but what about fiber cement and metal? Learn about the options in exterior siding before you choose
"The siding of a house is like the clothing we wear. Our choice of clothes depends... change our siding material easily. Even though we can change colors and accessories depending... exterior siding choices will help you pick one that goes the distance for your house... $5 for rain screen. Swiss pearl is probably in a similar range. Thx! Hi jaychan-... great siding for contemporary architecture. It gives a little bit of industrial style..."
8 Splendid Side Yard Designs
Treat your skinny side yard like the beautiful green corridor it wants to be, with these verdant garden designs as inspiration
"skinny side yard like the beautiful green corridor it wants to be, with these verdant... but two side yards. The secret to having a great side yard is to design and accessorize... landscape: the side yard. Some of us close our eyes while rushing through that narrow space... using the side yard to stash your recycling bin and garbage can out of sight, why not... reimagine the side yard as a special place you can't wait to navigate. Here are some ideas..."
Salvage Spotlight: Warehouse Windows Become a Storage Screen
Full of character but originally short on practicality, these panes in a Brooklyn loft now hide gear instead of leaking air
"eastern side of our apartment," Stout says. Summer was no better. "Once during a heat... inadequately screened-off area for stashing things like tools, cleaning supplies, linens... large new screen out of the old panes and pairing it with shelves increased the storage... it, the screen will always remind Stout of this important time in his life. "It was... What: A screen made of repurposed windows Cost: $750, including a welding class Time:..."
5 Great Plants for Borders and Screens
Get the effects of a shrub but in less time — and drawing more winged pollinators — with these herbaceous perennials
Renovation Detail: The Awning Window
Although they open from the bottom, awning windows are tops at boosting air circulation — even when the rain comes knocking
"sound of rain on the water is a welcome orchestra. Rain or shine, awning windows are... windows are side hung, an awning is hinged on top to open outward from the bottom. Due... while it's raining without letting water into your home. This is especially appealing... during rain, but they don't have screens and are small in size. Fortunately, our house... chance of rain in the house. Whoever built my house 40 years decide windows that open..."
5 Ways to Decorate Around a Flat-Screen TV
"a flat screen TV?" It's a popular question. For years, a primary task of a designer... the flat-screen television arrived, I remember the relief and joy! Finally — an end... the flat screen, even with the hefty price tag. But as the novelty faded, many found... their flat screen as challenging to decorate around as their old tube TV. Whether you... big the screen should be? I am buying a new flat screen for my bedroom...the viewing..."