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Houzz Tour: See a Concrete House With a $0 Energy Bill
Passive House principles and universal design elements result in a home that’ll work efficiently for the long haul
"shower walls in something other than brick because I hate cleaning shower walls.... foundation/walls/insulation/roof/labor for thicker walls was only ~$5k more for a much... against the retaining wall of the house) and stunningly designed. Loved the house and our... brick walls, the bathroom tile is fabulous!! The guest bedroom wall, WOW!! Concrete... exterior walls (f you understand what I mean) with fake walls that have insulation..."
6 Green-Roof Myths, Busted
Leaky, costly, a pain to maintain ... nope, nope and nope. Get the truth about living roofs and see examples from simple to elaborate
"a huge retaining wall. The electric mower is extremely light so I'd rather roll it... facing wall of my country house (on the mountains of central Italy), I'd love to have... with the wall weather barrier below. Otherwise, you're almost guaranteeing a leak or... sense to retain water on roof in a green roof. This eliminates or reduces rainwater... need to retain or treat all discharges to very low PPB range to not cause surface water..."
Learn the Lingo of Construction Project Costs
Estimates, bids, ballparks ... know the different options and how they’re calculated to get the most accurate project price possible
"removing retainer walls on two floors of a 1930's home, I am been pretty good on the... expanded, walls moved and all the flooring on the main level is replaced or refinished... (drop a wall, remove debris, electrical relocation, install equipment.) 3- Total... ehind walls) additional costs and others to make the house more salable. I see that... plus walls, replaced the roof over the adjacent living room, added a covered small..."
Houzz Tour: Modern and Traditional Tango in a Spanish-Style Ranch
From leaky and drab to revamped and fab, this Southern California home with its own orchard is more than ready for guests
"replaces the wall-to-wall shag, but the kitchen is my problem. It is large, with one and... complex retaining walls, grading and drainage plans, and physical structures. Their... solid wall on the patio, because when someone sat down it blocked the view. They... a half walls of windows. It contains the dining area and has a large island. Lots... toward the wall. My problem, not theirs! It is a lovely home. Bravo! I'm in the process..."
Houzz Tour: Nestling Into the Rural Pennsylvania Landscape
Regional barns and nature provide the inspiration for a new home sited between a meadow and the woods
"fieldstone retaining walls any day. What a terrific home for quality art and antiques... on the walls! Are the owners planning to paint at a later date? Love this house and... powder room wall for the basement remodel of my gym and family room. Weird. Except mine... sort of wall. Are you going rustic like this one? I'm probably headed toward light... that the walls are some shade of whit-no need for color when all of the architectural..."
11 Ways to Create Indoor-Outdoor Connections
"the low retaining wall and steps. Nice color and surface. The indoor out door connection... had the walls towards the atrium removed and 70+ ft of floor-to-ceiling windows installed... the nana walls! I see these beautiful ideas and think "Flies, mosquitoes, wasps, gnats... glass wall with large 8-ft by 8-ft sliding glass doors. When the doors are open,... lovely open wall to outside. Looks nice, but not practical. I am looking to replace the..."
Give Your Garden an Industrial Edge
"put a wall around? it looks great Gabion walls look so handsome. Planter boxes... Brilliant for retaining walls, no problems with drainage, and no mortar! This is a really... cover the wall for my pool. It turned out amazing and unique and i did it myself and... gambion walls looks jerry-rigged to me, like the motivating factor was how to make... Gambian walls are used a lot in the west and southwest. Hard work to construct but..."
Houzz Call: What's Your New Year's Resolution for the House?
Whether you've resolved to finally finish a remodeling project or not stress about your home's imperfections, we'd like to hear your plan
"redo my retaining walls. 3) Find a good bathroom designer/contractor nearby. These... on the walls! I love the idea of fresh flowers every week even if its grocery store... on the walls. They are currently naked due to painting over the past month. I want... hit my wall decor out-of-the-park. All while taking the time to find pieces that are... on the walls". well, with our first baby due on January 29th, my resolution for the..."
6 Ways to Deal With a Bad View Out the Window
You can come out from behind the closed curtains now. These strategies let in the light while blocking the ugly
"rusted retaining wall and camper shell. We had the same problem in our new office... brick wall. Julie, you did not tell us what you will be doing about your view. Another... brick wall. Plus they have their hall window at the same height so when their light's... brick wall. It did however let in a lot of natural light. I made a wood frame out... opposite wall. So now, when I sit on the patio I have an unobstructed view of them..."
6 Ways to Rethink Your Patio Floor
Figure out the right material for your spring patio makeover with this mini guide to concrete, wood, brick and stone
"height retaining wall. The owner is a part-time resident and the home is at 4,300... feature wall on the back side of the pool. I'll be looking at this wall out the doors... the shed walls with a dark grayish brown door & eaves. Drainage and permeability c... stone retains some permeability whereas concrete doesn't. In my area, the county..."
5 Ways to Naturally Win the Weed War
"of the retaining wall. I have started placing compost in the leached area s and there... a rock wall to outcompete the dandelions and mallow. seems to be doing the trick.... growth and retains moisture in the soil. Many mulch types are available and include wood... cool and retain moisture. In my practice I use vinegar to remove sod and to remove..."
One Big Happy Expansion for Michigan Grandparents
No more crowding around the Christmas tree. Friends and extended family now have all the elbow room they need, thanks to a smart addition
"needed wall to wall furniture. He worked in furniture and he 6'5" and needed room... entrance. The retaining wall masks the driveway and the garage well. I like the execution... of some walls and the installation of a unifying floor can do (not that I don't recognize... and the wall cabinets are reduced to a minimum. Beautiful place! Really nice work... Then I'd wall off the back side of the kitchen that is open to what is now the family..."
How to Hire the Right Architect
Your perfect match is out there. Here’s how to find good candidates — and what to ask at that first interview
"build retaining walls to support a 2 car carport (the property is on about a 8 degrees... stucco walls and low sloped terra-cotta tiled roof, like you find in TUSCANY. Well... stone walls, which is an Architectural form found on the other side of Europe. I... gamble retaining anyone to do work for you, but articles and comments like the above..."
Going Solar at Home: Solar Panel Basics
Save money on electricity and reduce your carbon footprint by installing photovoltaic panels. This guide will help you get started
"installing a retaining wall with Gabion baskets. For those, the Company is based in the... of the wall which is a bedroom. It annoys me greatly! I strongly recommend putting... cave that retains heat in the winter and keeps cool in the summer. if i am forced to... parameter wall must be finished on two sides yet. Also we want to extend the parking..."
What's LEED All About, Anyway?
If you're looking for a sustainable, energy-efficient home, look into LEED certification. Learn about the program and its rating system here
"an R20 wall is better than an R16 wall? That an LED light is more efficient than an... plantable retaining walls from Soil Retention, you can gain LEED points for Sustainable... in the walls is all code minimum. I decided to pay extra to get more insulation in... in the walls because I know from experience in the industry, this is the most cost... at the walls. To reduce your ecological footprint, you will need to look at your entire..."