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Stone Works Wonders
Flowing like a waterfall or staunchly guarding a field, natural stone begs inspiring use in homes and landscapes
"natural stone begs inspiring use in homes and landscapes... full of stones and rocks, ripe for crafting home designs. If you live in a locale... to use stone furniture, art installations and flooring for natural flavor. Some are... e the stone including part of the facade of our home. This little stone house sits... for that stone tub? great job! thanks for using one of our images in your piece. Daryl... with stone is breathtaking. Hi , can anyone tell me how can I send some of my work..."
5 Gravel and Stone Types for a Rockin' Landscape
Give your garden design some textural bam with pebbles, granite, river rocks and other permeable materials
"tile the stairs Great article. It's nice to see alternatives to grass and hard surfaces... rocks/stones = trouble :) Great explanation. Rocks are a favorite of mine and... crushed stone ends up all over the place. Thanks to all ideas. This is so timely, because... expanses of stone, pavers, concrete, etc. A word of caution, you must consider the fu... - and stones/gravel. Look for 'sharp' gravel rather than rounded because it will..."
Get Stone and Ceramic Surfaces Super Clean
Keep your kitchen or bathroom looking as good as on installation day with the right cleaning methods for counters and tiles
"engineered stone you can use the same stone cleaner that is used for Granite and Marble... engineered stone and engineered marble? How would you clean porcelain sinks? And how... entire down stairs floor is travertine tile, and I was contemplating installing a travertine... use a stone cleaner that you can purchase that is mixed with water, if you have soap... on your stone, leave it for a few minutes and use a NYLON scrubber to scrub it off..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Fresh Combination of New and Old
"under the stairs adds more space to inventive New York kitchen... rustic stone, and antique lighting all combine beautifully with fresh white cabinetry... the back stairs. Would someone please verify??? We live in Indiana. So elegant and refined... rustic stone provide an elegant contrast with the crisp white cabinetry and Greek... actual stairs to maximize the amount of room in the kitchen. Island: Rustic cherry... the raw stone backsplash help make up for the limited workspace around the range. The..."
How to Get Your Stair Runners Right
"set of stairs. Bare wood stairs are beautiful, but they are very noisy. And if they... have wood stairs and a couple of children. It is the sound of a younger child racing... down the stairs, hotly pursued by an older sibling. That's just to the middle landing... bare wood stairs, because amid the slipping, bumping and crashing there was some colorful... language. Stair runners are a great solution to provide peace and quiet and added safety..."
Know Your House: Stair Design and Construction for a Safe Climb
"together for stairs that do their job beautifully... designing stairs, and that true craftspeople build stairs that are absolute joys. In... A stair is an integral part of the architecture in any home that has more than one... sense a stair is one of the most important pieces of architecture in a home. More... home's stair becomes a backdrop for many of life's significant events, including those... item, a stair is a wonderful way to choreograph movement through a home. It's no wonder..."
Design Safer Stairs and Halls With Universal Lighting Strategies
See how lighted handrails, stair treads and more can make navigating inclines and passages easier for all ages
"handrails, stair treads and more can make navigating inclines and passages easier for... hallways and stairs. Navigating stairs can be a challenge for people of all ages, for different... actual onyx stone!! Gorgeous, I only wish I had more stairs to use them on. Great ideas... halls and stairs is 3-way switches, easy and very convenient, safes a lot of energy.... ) and stairs are eliminated, ideally. However, for varied mobility and for EVERYONE..."
Artful Stairs: Continuity in Steel
"nlike Stairs of Steel Seem to Nearly Float on Air... Stairs are one of those elements in a house that allow architects to really flex... parts of a stair are standardized — the height and length of risers and treads, railing... designing stairs is to treat them as a continuous surface, like a ribbon that wends its... steel stairs that express continuity of surface. The effects are minimal and modern... these stairs would easily cost more than, say, wood stairs. Considering the cost..."
Cantilevered Stairs: Walking on Air
"ating Stairs Take Minimalism to New Levels... steel stairs. What follows are predominantly wood stairs, anchored along a solid... looked at stairs made from thin plates of steel that appeared ribbonlike in their continuity... look at stairs considers steps that float more literally; cantilevering from one side... wood stairs with the glass guardrail. The other is the steel stairs that are ca... have open stairs - remember any dust or debris will end falling from stairs thru stair..."
Passageways Celebrate Getting from Here to There
"transform stairs, bridges and other transitional spaces into sensory journeys... encompasses stairs, bridges (which I've also looked at) and other spaces devoted to moving... includes stairs connecting the floors. Here we see stairs leading to the top floor.... designed a "stair atrium," a colorful and light-filled heart of the project. Stairs and... the two. Stone and wood are the primary materials, the former covering structural columns..."
House-Hunting Help: If You Could Pick Your Home Style ...
Love an open layout? Steer clear of Victorians. Hate stairs? Sidle up to a ranch. Whatever home you're looking for, this guide can help
"Hate stairs? Sidle up to a ranch. Whatever home you're looking for, this guide can... pull down stairs) which made me the envy of friends with big open plan homes that had... No more stairs for me! Thanks Jaxsue! I grew up in a ranch and I'm living in one now... navigate stairs at all. I was raised in an old 2-story 1890 farmhouse and loved it... basement stairs should be replaced and it would be a nightmare to navigate them with..."
Houzz Tour: Vacation Cottage Defies a Stormy Coast
"an old stone hunting retreat in Maine, despite its being in a fearsome flood zone... this stone structure off the coast of Maine was exactly what they were looking for... former stone hunting retreat is located within a 100-year flood zone and just a couple... creating stone terracing, stairs and a bonfire pit with boulder seating. The board and... tural stone shower tile keeps the main bathroom's look in line with the rest of the..."
Great Material: Illuminated Onyx
"natural stone for a stunning interior design element... quartz stone, with colors ranging from white to yellow to amber red, allows the surface... Precious stone which is Translucent stone. The avarage price for Green Onyx Slabs from... electrical to stone as a complete package that is becomes expensive. As mentioned above a... contractor , a stone supplier and a LED light panel supplier can make this work for a fraction..."
Steps and Stairs Elevate Modern Exterior Entryways
Gently sloped or at a sharper angle, modern ascents on a home's entrance serve both architectural and aesthetic purposes
"steps and stairs are terrible for both the disabled and for aging in place. Respectfully... while stairs lie above it.) These stairs are accentuated with red paint, solid guardrails... like the stone wall but open, giving a glimpse to where the stairs lead. This house... needed). The stairs blend into the stone wall that forms the edge of the property. A guardrail... enough that stairs make more sense than steps. (The difference: Steps sit on the ground..."
Flights of Fancy: Painted Stair Runners
"Stair runners are great at keeping steps quiet and comfortable underfoot, but sometimes... Painted stair runners are a great alternative. They create the illusion of a runner... Painted stair runners aren’t right for every home. (I wouldn’t put one in a two-story... slipery stairs, more comfy under the foot and noise reduction for cracking stairs.... those stairs are beautiful. How long did that take? I have painted stairs ( a deep..."