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Metal Works Wonders With Home Exteriors
Whether they use steel panels, a copper skin or corrugated cladding, these metal home exteriors gleam with ingenuity
"they use steel panels, a copper skin or corrugated cladding, these metal home exteriors... copper, steel and zinc. These metals, usually alloyed with other elements, can be left... field of Steel, Glass and Concrete living space was done in Germany.after so many buildings... find just strapping a simple aluminum pie plate to your head may help your particle... these steel panels give a splash of color to the rooms off the terraces. Block 19..."
Modern Icons: Marcel Breuer's Wassily Chair
Get an Edge: The Best Border Material for Your Garden
Do you want garden edging made of stone, concrete, metal or wood? Here are things to consider when choosing
"concrete, steel, aluminum, wire, plastic, pavers, blocks, rocks, bamboo and more. All... 20'x4" steel straps for our edging. They weren't A606, but will rust just fine and... from US Steel. I don't know where you live but they ship. @jilmoritz - Both my Beagle... made of steel or aluminum often is used around contemporary homes. Pros: With its slim... aluminum and steel come in several heights, from about 2 inches to about 23 inches (50..."
Houzz Tour: Meet a Home Made With Minivan Parts
Sawn-off car roofs for the siding, windows popped out of van doors ... this California home is as resourceful as it is beautiful
"Then he’d strap on his protective gear to spare his eyes, ears and hands, and cut out... with fine steel wool which also can matt-ify ? the shiny poly.... way to steel wool, then brushed danish oil on it, let it soak in for 15 minutes and... exposed steel beams are finished with a natural linseed oil–based coating from Bioshield..."
Quick Fix: Find Wall Studs Without an Expensive Stud Finder
7 Great Places for a Hammered Metal Finish
Amp up the character in your kitchen (or any room, really) with the gorgeous texture and artful look of hammered metal
"stainless steel and nickel that have dominated for the past decade or so, hammered metal... stainless steel countertop in my kitchen and was wondering if the existing piece could... black steel straps. (Click on the Handcrafted Metal link for more examples of hammered... metals like steel can be used, but the marks lean toward distressing rather than a true... hammered steel hood is a bright spot in a traditional kitchen. Don’t think that hammered..."
18 Great Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Innovative chairs before and after WWII have lasting design power today. Which one fits your style best?
"tubular steel in gravity-defying ways. They were making do with what they had during... and/or the steel bar stools. It's hard to choose chairs, imo. I'd like to have at least... parachute straps. See more Risom Lounge Chairs in home design Swan ChairDesigner: Arne... tubular steel. The idea was inspired by the structure of Adler bicycles.See more Wassily... tubular steel's possibilities to new heights, with an impossible-looking cantilever..."
Cool Your House (and Costs) With the Right Insulation
Insulation offers one of the best paybacks on your investment in your house. Here are some types to discuss with your contractor
"3/4 inch strapping. Also the strapping was used to support the old style drywall which... wood, steel, brick, and others. All of Progressive Foam's siding insulation... tie down straps) What is the best way to insulate this cabin...walls, floor, and ceiling... paper and strapping and built out the wall with 2 x 3's and inserted R14 Roxul batt... 3/4 inch strapping. I just hope the composition proposed above does not promote any..."
You Showed Us: 20 Nutty Home Fixes
We made the call for your Band-Aid solutions around the house, and you delivered. Here's how you are making what's broken work again
"when the straps on the seats were sagging and I couldn't find replacement straps, I... plate, steel wool and plaster to fill the hole. I love all the inventive fixes.... existing straps. Basically reinforcing each one. The cushions hide the tape and it's... tape and strapping tape hold them in place. “I pretend not to notice,” she writes. “This..."
Love to Cook? We Want to See Your Kitchen
"stainless steel dishwasher and oven, we removed the breakfast return to open up the view... stainless steel open shelving (from a restaurant supply warehouse),a powerful restaurant... stainless steel sink. All of our appliances came from a local scratch and dent distributor... leather tug strap on the refrigerator that allows him to open the door and retrieve items... Stainless steel sink, with 4' between the 5 burner stove top is over drawer bank with..."
Easy Green: 10 Small Kitchen Changes to Make Today
Taking small steps in going green can lead to big results over time, and starting in the kitchen is a smart choice
"stainless steel cookware, you can watch a short video on Rouxbe (online cooking school)... stainless steel without it sticking. I tried it and it works -- stuff slides around like... on the strap of the bag, so that they're not too hard to get off. When you do use... stainless steel utensils for cooking and serving. I hope to induce more eco friendly... stainless steel, cast iron or enameled cast iron pans. Bonus: 11. Plant a kitchen garden..."
7-Day Plan: Get a Spotless, Beautifully Organized Kitchen
Strike fear into the hearts of gunky corners and grimy walls. Our weeklong plan will get your kitchen spick-and-span from top to bottom
"My big strapping six foot four neighbor called at six am........freaking!!!!! that... stainless steel, as will a moistened knitted type microfiber cloth. Any of you neat freaks... Stainless steel comes up nicely with a cloth and a very small spot of olive oil. My... stainless steel comes up great with a soft cloth and a little olive or other cooking..."
Houzz Tour: Childhood Memories Shape a Lakeside Cottage
A Canadian man couldn’t salvage his grandfather’s cottage, but he keeps the family connection alive with a new structure in the same space
"put on a steel roof and James Hardy board siding. We are on Lake Huron so it's really... sits on steel beams like yours. The floors are cold so we just wears our mocassins... love to strap on the cross-country skis and glide out over that beautiful lake! All... quarter-inch steel creates a noncombustible surface in front of the fireplace. In the... meter steel columns were screwed into the ground until they reached bedrock. The..."
The '70s Are Back. Can Ya Dig It?
8 Ways to Get a Handle on the Junk Drawer