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Roofing Materials: Slate Makes for Fireproof Roofs That Last
"a new roof on your home. Chances are that once you take the time to do this, you'll... preferred roofing choice of homeowners for hundreds of years. Any material that stands... slate roofing can work on your house.... slate roof! We live in a 100 year old American Four-Square with a slate roof. We... slate roof too! Tampko Lamerite was used on the Mansard-style tower roof while the... of the roof is slate. We love our slate roof, circa 1929. We've lived in this house..."
8 Ecofriendly Roof Options for Low Budgets and Up
Save resources with a cooling or sustainable roof or add-on that looks great and fits your price range
"sustainable roof or add-on that looks great and fits your price range... a new roof in the near future, and I have a checklist of features for this big-ticket... for a roofing material that is long lasting, energy efficient, environmentally friendly... such a roof exist? I set out to learn all I could about the current options for e... ecofriendly roofs and came away with the five top contenders and three optional add-ons..."
Materials: The Advantages of a Metal Roof
"reigns in roofing style, maintenance and energy efficiency... replace your roof again? Consider a metal roof. While the cost of a metal roof is significantly... shingled roof, it will likely last a lifetime and it is practically maintenance-free... metal roof are that it makes your home safer in harsh weather and can significantly... metal roof is versatile in design to complement many architectural styles, from a..."
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
"living roofs and see examples from simple to elaborate... Green roofs, living roofs, vegetated roofs, ecoroofs — whatever you want to call... green roofs are only for ecobuffs, they're high maintenance and they're experimental... green-roof myths and see if they, er, hold any water.... green roof. Anyone got advice about implementing green roofs in Perth, Western Australia... over the roof. So then the roof would not need to be as strong. What is that called..."
Skillion and Lean-to Roof
"different roofs covers all the angles... skillion roof has a single slope, like a shed or slant roof, and there's no ridge in... skillion roof with a lean-to roof is a modern look, resulting in interesting crisscrossing... of the roof angles. Skillion roofs can be constructed quickly, easily and inexpensively... waterproof roof membranes that lower-pitched roofs require. The steeper pitch also lends... skillion roof, like metal, tend to be sleek, unlike the shingles or tiles of a traditional..."
Houzz Tour: Butterfly Roofs Top a Sydney Terrace House
"butterfly roofs top both structures, an inverted tribute to the surrounding roof pitches... on this roof works. It looks like the perimeter of the roof is completely flat and... butterfly roof funnels water to the middle. I grew up in a flat-roofed mid-century... type of roof. And I have split the roof cricket into two equal sections to minimize... butterfly roof directs water, other than it spilling down right in front of the sliding..."
Roots of Style: Spanish Eclectic Homes Find a Place in the Sun
Flexible stucco, intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong for a century
"intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong for a century... a clay tile roof in the U.S., you will likely find a palm tree nearby, for Spanish... terra-cotta roofing defines the local architecture, comfortably reflecting the abundant... barrel tile roof on the porches that wrap around this house to quit leaking has modified... mostly tile roofing that overhangs to make nice porches with exposed beams. @montevista..."
How to Match Tile Heights for a Perfect Installation
"gular tile heights can mar the look of your bathroom. Here's how to counter the... installing two tiles from two different suppliers, often the thickness of each tile is not... between tile set side by side. Too much lippage can cause an awkward and uneven look... Setting your tile with a 50 percent offset, or in a brick pattern, can draw more attention... in your tile. The effects of natural and artificial lighting can also draw attention..."
2012 Tile Trends: Bathroom
"ectic tiles will make a splash in bathroom design this year... Coverings tile and stone trade show this spring, we'll be seeing creative new ways to... to use tile: more graphics, more textures, and colors that range from ultra-bright... dramatic. Tile is durable and practical, but as these photos show, it's anything but... unusual tile that I like is the IVI Tufted Fabric-Look tile from Hastings. It looks... the "tile gap", if the entire floor hadn't been tiled! I also keep wondering if..."
Inspiring Materials: Slate Tile
"slate tile brings rich color and earthy texture to interior and exterior spaces,... monochromatic tiles? @ motherbear, Your local tile and stone showroom should be able to help... slate tile and I have copper accent tiles as well. You might like the look...I chose... slate tiles on sale at menards for $1.39 a square foot- MUCH cheaper than tile store... spray your tiles with water and it will show the color that the tile will be once it is..."
Roots of Style: Does Your House Have a Medieval Heritage?
"pitched roof, gables and more began... thatched-roof clusters or groups of tiled-roof Italian hill towns. Commonly, stacked... pitched roofs of New England look like a medieval throw-back, but they reduce the snow... on the roof. After one particularly intense snow storm, I had a foot on the not-so-steep... not-so-steep roof of my porch. Equally, England's summer's aren't as hot and sunny as... swoop roof) a slightly later add-on kitchen and second floor addition gained a different..."
Live Boldly: Put the Floor on the Ceiling
"brick or tile can do for a room... porch roofs. Wood tongue-and-groove or beadboard, however, is not the only type of... maybe tile is more your style! Try wrapping a traditional floor tile across the... marble tiles seems to soar above this bathtub and mimics the arch of the window below... of the tile on the wall and ceiling, all different variations of Bianco Carrara marble... terracotta tiles from the kitchen floor to the ceiling. Perhaps you will be struck with..."
My Houzz: Dive Into a Cajun Country Home With an Indoor Pool
Drenched in sunshine from a massive glass atrium roof, this newly redesigned Louisiana home works swimmingly
"atrium roof, this newly redesigned Louisiana home works swimmingly... retractable roof that sent sunlight into nearly every room. Just one problem (OK, make... shape. The roof leaked, the exterior was dilapidated, the landscaped was neglected, and... painting the roof white, swapping in double insulated glass for all the sliding doors and... the clay tile floors, the kitchen colour palette and that wicked indoor pool! Jealously..."
Houzz Tour: Under a Metal Canopy in Texas
New technology, reclaimed materials and an enormous protective roof combine in this Hawkins home for irresistible modern rustic charm
"protective roof combine in this Hawkins home for irresistible modern rustic charm... metal roof canopy that more than doubles the amount of living space. Windows, doors... metal roof and interior roof? Love this house and repurposing. The "canopy" has... of the roof canopy that allows air flow above the actual roof of the rooms. I would... on the roof? Who cares! The little roofs on the house can actually be made useful..."
HVAC Exposed! 20 Ideas for Daring Ductwork
Raise the roof with revealed ducts that let it all hang out — and open a world of new design possibilities
"e the roof with revealed ducts that let it all hang out — and open a world of new... ductwork on roofs and piping cool air through the oven-like atmosphere doesn’t make sense... suspended tiles in the basement. It already seems like a low ceiling. Some of the noise... on the roof — not efficient in a scorching-hot city, nor aesthetically pleasing. Exposed..."