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Stone Shows Massive Potential for Homes
Wait, did we say 'massive'? Scratch that. With paper-thin veneers and wide color variety, stone has left the bulk of the past behind
"variety, stone has left the bulk of the past behind... homes of stone for millennia. But whereas in the past the stone had to be locally quarried... veneer, stone can yield a full spectrum of results. Options for which stone you use... different stones as well as manufactured versions like Eldorado and Cultured Stone. Once... select stone that has the color and texture we want for much less cost. Suitable... location, stone provides a sense of solidity, permanence and strength. Whether used..."
How to Make Your Stone House Feel at Home in the Landscape
"Stone is one of the predominant materials used for house exteriors today. Whether... contemporary, stone lends a timelessness and an organic connection to the earth. But stone... make your stone home feel at home in your landscape.... If your siding needs to be replaced, you can afford stone siding. You will need to... article on siding, wood and stucco, so stay tuned! I LOVE stone houses and stone in general... I love stone houses. I wonder how hard it is to find realy good stone masons these..."
Wood, stone, metal, fiber cement siding protect exteriors while adding significant architectural appeal
Houzz Tours: Stone Canyon...Living California Comfortable
"called Stone Canyon Preserve and was developed by Centex Homes. The overall style... with a side casita and a gorgeous master bath. This home looks quite spacious. Would... a dual sided fireplace that can be viewed from the bedroom as well as the adjacent... home in Stone Canyon, an award winning community in Claremont, CA, described the a... The dual-sided fireplace is visible from both the bedroom and the workout area just..."
Hardscaping Shows Its Soft Side
Who says hardscaping has to be hard? Consider these gentle, sustainable and DIY-friendly alternatives
"grouted stone; a planted screen versus a fence; a broad-canopy tree overhead rather... bigger stones! Ditch the weed cloth and use chicken wire under the cobbles. Gophers... between the stones too: do you visit, Margie?! I'm not clear what it is that presents a... bigger stones; if it's a super high traffic path, I put mortar under the large stones... surroundings. Stone set over soil with planted joints costs much less and uses fewer resources..."
Patio of the Week: Keep a Secret Garden on the Side
Privacy and plantings are the focus of this Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite from a busy backyard
"Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite from a busy backyard... “The side yard of a home is often overlooked, abandoned in favor of the heavily used... lovely side yard patio and garden takes up a spot that easily could have been overlooked... woodlands, the side yard has a more enclosed flower-lined path, patio and garden that create... abundant stone work adds to the overall charm. I've never seen a side yard with that..."
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..."
How to Turn a Side Yard Into a Glorious Garden Room
"plain side yard into a garden that lets you get carried away... narrow side yard, but if the space is wide enough — measuring, say, 8 to 10 feet or... medium-scale side yard, all sorts of experiences can occur, transporting you and your guests... ideas for side yard designs that it made sense to divide this theme into two parts. The... ideas for side yards. Here you'll discover some of the most attractive design treatments..."
8 New Uses for Your Side Yard
Lovely to look at and delightful to use, these side yards meet a home's needs as dining, entertaining and living areas
"these side yards meet a home's needs as dining, entertaining and living areas... turning a side yard into a glorious garden room. We all want at least one (or possibly... tackling a side yard makeover, there are also more prosaic uses for that slender area... inspiring side yards where style and utility coexist, and the roles they play.... wider side yard, street side. That side yard ended up being the perfect spot for..."
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... g.com/siding_hr.aspx to find the best clothes for my home. Siding Great colors... horizontal lap siding and stucco Sun room on the side Great selection of materials Bud. Adding..."
How to Tap the Potential of a Big Side Yard
"plus-size side yard. More: Beautiful ideas for skinny side yards... either side of your home is nearly as large as the structure itself, you may feel... large side yard gives you a chance to think big and go bold. Treat that vast space... either side prevent anyone from side-stepping the journey. Hard and soft elements... This side yard treatment is both attractive and neighbor friendly. This side yard... give this side garden a sense of enclosure. Brilliant! The side lawn has given way to..."
Renovation Detail: Board and Batten Siding
Classic board and batten siding adds timeless appeal to traditional homes, modern structures and every style in between
"batten siding adds timeless appeal to traditional homes, modern structures and every... beautifully sided homes. As of late, I've been snoozing with visions of homes with board... style of siding is that there is no standard for board or batten widths and spacings... and the siding, with the wide boards going up next and the battens last.... I love siding and I love to combine stone and brick with it. I had not thought a lot..."
Fiber Cement Siding Takes a Front Seat
Not just a wood or vinyl substitute, fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors
"stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors... commonly used siding for houses. More than just a heavy-duty replacement for wood or vinyl... vinyl siding (fiber cement panels are termite and rot resistant and virtually maintenance... kind of siding (other than brick or stone) I will want to do that house too. I love... cement siding is the trend in the siding industry," says 25-year industry veteran..."
Guest Picks: Kid-Friendly Side Tables
With bright colors, fun shapes and/or no sharp corners, these side tables are great for family affairs
"these side tables are great for family affairs... kid-friendly side tables will convince you that design compromise is not necessary; most... of our side tables! You have pulled together a great collection of high-style +... glass, the stone, transparent polycarbonate. the Izmir is special. Love it. This post... Moroccan side table with bone inlay. It’s perfect for playing board games with small... this cork side table. This is one for when the kiddos are past the wobbly phase. It’s..."
Double-Sided Fireplaces Multiply Design Options
"more) sides of a fireplace turn up the heat in interior designs... double-sided fireplace could be the element of warmth your space is missing. Double-sided... Double-sided fireplaces offer twice the form and functionality of a regular fireplace... on both sides — sometimes in two entirely different rooms. Since these models require... multiple-sided fireplaces here, from gas to wood-burning to electric, to add comfort..."