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February 11, 2014
Kelowna Custom Pergolas wrote:
How did you install the Hardi panel? What is behind it?
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Hi, I'd also like to know how you installed the Hardi panels, to keep water out. Thank you! This is a lovely home!
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May 7, 2013
Kelly Wunsch Homes wrote:
What color are the windows...deep bronze or black?
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Seems as if at least some architects think alike...my architect said the same thing!
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Willow Glen Design
Check out Fleetwood Windows, they have some beautiful colors and they have really nice profiles. A bit pricey but they work like a dream.
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November 18, 2012
asitx wrote:
Porous driveway? - Is this porous concrete?
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Lisa A
In another photo, you can see there are concrete 'tiles' or mat. If you google "drivable mat", you will find examples. I think that's what was meant by porous.
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What material is the driveway made from? How is the surface finished?
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August 25, 2012
scole115 wrote:
What is the white siding? - Hardie panels as well?
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PLACE architect ltd.
It's metal siding.
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Thanks!
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April 25, 2012
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No one had an issue with the colours here - but in general, the thing to do is show concerned neighbours a good rendering of the house with the new colours, showing them just how and why it's all going to be great. if you bring them along gently and with respect, usually it's no big deal.
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I have also used the Feng Shui argument, saying that it is good FS based on the colors of the neighboring houses. No matter their intellectual inclinations, they seem to more readily accept this.
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April 22, 2012
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Lisa A
these garage doors are easily found these days -- Amarr, Clopay, etc. make them. Try Googling "aluminum garage door" and you'll see a ton of images. I have Amarr Vista as they were the most reasonably priced. Clopay at Home Depot were more expensive. They aren't cheap -- for two car garage door, it approached $5K, but they're awesome looking.
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Manon Floreat
Thanks for the tips, Lisa A. And, yes - they are very cool looking!
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June 12, 2011
bjncompany wrote:
The green exterior "tiles"..are they concrete board? Did you paint it or was it manufactured this color?
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Also can you please tell me the brand\color of the white? thank you!
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rannettebell
Lighter green for laundry, downstairs bathroom, mud room
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April 26, 2012
johndarvil wrote:
what is the turf finish
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