Houzz is the new way to design your home.
886 slope Ideabooks
"equal sloping sides, exactly like a pyramid. It is a variation of a hip roof, which... sides that slope inward. The difference: A ridge runs the length of a hip roof while a..."
My Houzz: European Country Style in Colorado
Defying a challenging lot, height restrictions and a short time frame, a couple builds a stunning home and backyard space for their family
Houzz Tour: 2 Wings for 3 Generations on a Vermont Lake
An extended family enjoys a spacious waterfront home influenced by farmhouses and Japanese architecture
How to Design an Accessible Shower
"gradually sloped. A person wearing shoes walks up and down the slope until he starts... than 10% slope (minimal friction) Rating R10Suitable for a 10 to 19% slope (normal... to 27% slope (normal friction) Rating R12Suitable for a 27 to 35% slope (high friction)... for a slope up to 12% Rating BSuitable for a slope up to 18% Rating CSuitable for... of the slope reached before he starts slipping determines the classification of the..."
The Case for a Curbless Shower
"depth, the slope is 3/4" finished slope to the drain. I preferred the channel drain on... proper sloped drain? Dislike as well...I think showers with curbs, minimal at least... camoflage the slope in the floor but the underside of the mat tends to get mouldy and in... single slope) Love curbless, doorless showers...definitely my preference. Please DO... drain slope that it made the room look like a home-owner done job, but a so-called..."
Have Your Flat Roof and Your Snow Too
Laboring under the delusion that flat roofs are leaky, expensive and a pain to maintain? Find out the truth here
"steep-slope of low-slope roof on your house. Most importantly, it should be noted... a low-slope membrane roof system can perform every bit as well as a steep-slope shingle... on low slope roof assemblies. So if you are sloping the roof down from the main house... If the slope isn't right, the roof can puddle. Puddling eventually leads to leaks... properly sloped surface. As well with the trend towards elastomer membranes one needs..."
Tell Us: How Would You Light This Room?
"has a sloping ceiling throughout much of the space ... Can you recommend any lighting... well as sloped portion? well for this room- i wud like to have specification as- whether... from the slope between the skylight and the flat ceiling (as long as there is enough... well with sloped ceiling housing, it all depends on the height, but it will difficult... on the sloping section of ceiling," he adds. "Any experience of hanging pendant lights..."
Know Your House: Components of a Roof
Don't get held up by confusion over trusses, rafters and purlins. Learn about a roof's features and their purposes here
"its low-sloping roof to an elegant mansard on an urban townhouse, we can't imagine... of roof slope of 100% and the other side a slope of 37%. I wonder what is the best... along a sloped roof)? I've found it difficult to search for solutions online without... board and slope downward to the exterior walls. The rafters do the heavy lifting for... gravity, the sloping rafters also provide the means by which the house sheds water, keeping..."
The Truth About 'Simple' Modern Details
They may look less costly and easier to create, but modern reveals, slab doors and more require an exacting hand
"a low-slope roof with interior roof drains and more. All of these design details... very low slope roof in Rochester, NY, and it's been difficult to find a roofer who knows... such low slope. There is definitely a reason why most homes around here have steeper... termed, low-slope roof? These types of roofs require special attention, as they can be... hide the slopes and pitches that any roof must have. From the exterior a parapet will..."
Smart Plantings Grace a Hillside Garden
Fire-wise and low-water plants create a lush backdrop for bocce playing, swimming and hanging out by the fire
"property slopes down from street level toward the newly built home, which Pedersen jokingly... planning a sloped garden in a heavily deer populated area. I would love to incorporate... utilized your sloping garden very nicely. I loved the entire landscape and the entire look... up the slope created flat areas farther down, such as this landing, giving the family..."
6 Dramatic Garden Makeovers, From Backyard to Rooftop
It's almost hard to believe how far these landscapes have come. Have a look and get ideas for your own garden transformation
"unusable slope or transform a dark, soggy side yard may seem nearly impossible. It’s... backyard that slopes straight down. I can't even mow the lawn myself because it is too dangerous... stabilize the slope and will create natural competition to any invasive/undesirable species... Dangerous Sloped Yard 4. Rebuilding with native plants in Brooklyn. Hurricane Sandy destroyed..."
Houzz Tour: Rugged and Refined Beauty in Sonoma County
"steep slopes and lolling rivers of Sonoma County, California, the family found a... at the slope of the place and structure of the old house, the first thing comes into... it is sloping and has an annual rainfall of 85 inches. And as I continue reading... and the sloped site, Bridges kept runoff at the forefront of her design. A rain chain..."
Meet a Lawn Alternative That Works Wonders
Carex can replace turfgrass in any spot, is low maintenance and adjusts easily. Add its good looks and you’ve got a ground cover winner
"a dry slope to shade, sun to boggy clay, hill to pond, you’ll find a sedge for any... steep slopes. Thank you for your knowledge! llswink -- Gorgeous area. Hopefully... areas, slopes, you name it and would love to combat erosion with something aggressive... areas or slopes. If you want a really carefree and low-growing sedge, try plains oval..."
How to Build a Better Shower Curb
Work with your contractors and installers to ensure a safe, stylish curb that keeps the water where it belongs
"enough slope, he has to prepare the shower bed by building a proper slope. And if he... is no slope, or not enough slope, when we measure for a shower door. But our customers... gently sloped to the drain. Never needed shower door. Even with two people taking... room. Slope put the drain low enough to meet code. Great for someone needing to... due to sloped floors to the drain. Thresholds other than this are a trip hazard...."
Convert Your Tub Space Into a Shower — Waterproofing and Drainage
Step 4 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Pick your waterproofing materials and drain, and don't forget to test
"a pre-slope under the lining. No pre-slope is 100% wrong and it is likely you will... The Pre-slope is the second most important part of your shower renovation. If your... required pre-slope under your shower's waterproofing system. After a flood test the shower... the pre-slope layer was done right and working properly. Waterproofing a shower is... mention sloping a shower floor 1/4" to a 1/2 per foot!!?. That sounds extremely un..."