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Lake House Two - Living Room

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December 6, 2014
landmarkbuildersau wrote:
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Hi, Are you asking about the fireplace surround? That can be applied with mastic, however any structural steel in the home is welded.
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July 20, 2014
saadshukri56 wrote:
what is the material used in the fireplace surround?
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The fireplace surround is made of blackened steel, this is a chemical patina that allows the surface character and imperfections to be highlighted.
    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 9:54AM
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February 23, 2014
Chris Baird wrote:
How tall is this ceiling? We love it.
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If you don't mind me asking...what is your opinion on ceiling height? From a design perspective...what is a trend I should stay away from with regards to ceiling heights? We are designing our home right now and are trying to get the open feeling without creating an awkward feeling. Our kitchen is set at 10 feet, so we were debating 12-15 feet in the great room and entry. Our style is contemporary/transitional. Great room faces west to get valley views. We are doing low e glass to help with the heat. Thoughts?
    Bookmark   February 24, 2014 at 9:41PM
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I think a 12'-13' ceiling height is optimal. This has a great feeling of space but can also feel intimate.
    Bookmark   October 23, 2014 at 4:51PM
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November 19, 2013
rdietz68 wrote:
What brand is sofa?
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Hi, The sofa was provided by the homeowner and I don't have a record of where they purchased it. I do know it was custom made for the home.
    Bookmark   November 22, 2013 at 9:48AM
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July 17, 2013
sfbob42 wrote:
What type of wood is used for the kitchen cabinets ?
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The cabinets are Afromosia with the grain running horizontal.
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    Bookmark   July 17, 2013 at 1:39PM
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Amy Shepherd
like it
    Bookmark   July 21, 2013 at 8:36PM
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June 29, 2013
palominogal1 wrote:
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Hi, The stone was provided by the mason and it is a Blue stone from the East Coast that was custom cut for this project.
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    Bookmark   July 1, 2013 at 9:30AM
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June 5, 2013
rambo0861 wrote:
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That is excellent! Thank you for the quick response very helpful.

For the beams - From my research steel beams appear to be priced weight. Is there any correlation to this weight by the thickness of the flanges and web dimensions i.e. maybe 3/4" or 1/2"? I have seen that some beams that are 8x8/8x12 etc. are nice and thick and chuncky and others seem although still heavy steel are thin in comparison. I am not sure if I am communicating the question well my apologies if this sounds confusing. The weight of the beams in this home give that very appearance which I am after.

I am also curious to now (if this is possible) is using steel in a residential application is more costly as apposed to traditional methods? We live in Florida and we are designing an indoor/outdoor style home (ground up) and I am using ALL WALLS http://www.allwallsystem.com/ as my main wall system but, I am currently designing the home with the steel integrated into the project for the great room and the tv room but I am not certain as to whether or not it will be out of our budget range.

Thank you again for the quick response and I look forward to hearing from.

Respectfully,
Kris Larson
    Bookmark   June 6, 2013 at 10:45AM
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Hi - the wide flange beams have flange thickness of 1/2". Beams are specified by weight which has an effect on flange thickness. Using structural steel as an intergrated material is usually expensive. The type of welding and finishing of the steel adds to cost as well as the intergration of the other materials and systems.
    Bookmark   June 13, 2013 at 1:06PM
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May 3, 2013
hammerhd wrote:
What type of hardwood is it?
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The flooring is Cumaru wood. Thanks
    Bookmark   May 21, 2013 at 10:19AM
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Heather Hayes
Can you tell me where to purchase the Cumaru wood flooring, the width of the planks and the stain (prefinished or stained on site).
    Bookmark   August 9, 2013 at 12:21PM
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April 11, 2013
fortsmall wrote:
What is the material around the fireplace? Does it require any special care? PS
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That is a hidden TV. The large steel panel slides to the left to reveal the TV. You can see images of this on our website under Lake House II. Pretty slick!
    Bookmark   October 7, 2013 at 9:37AM
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wjphillips
Does the steel get hot and is their a way to frame/insulate it so it stays cool to touch when the fireplace is in use?
    Bookmark   October 28, 2014 at 8:58AM
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January 16, 2013
sdghome wrote:
Where did the rug come from ?
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Thank You for thr reply
    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 6:50AM
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jjgasson
Could you please share the name and source of the stacked stone used on the fireplace? Also what material was used for the hearth? Thanks!
    Bookmark   June 23, 2013 at 8:54AM
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