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Bruce Wright
Bernal Heights Residence
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types of wood you could use for exterior: Ipe or Redwood. Redwood takes the stain better and lasts a long time. Ipe is a real hard wood, so the stain will not absorb as well as Redwood, but Ipe will last forever.
Windows and exterior walls are your next line of protection from the weather. What are the exterior materials? How long will they last and are they appropriate for the area you live? When we built our home in Washington, we had Drivet (a stucco like material) applied to some of the
“Roof and wAlls” — beverleyannechadwick
Mediterranean Exterior
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interior shutters. Wood has been the traditional shutter material because it used to be the only material available. Polywood is better looking, longer lasting, has eliminated wood’s problems and plastic’s poor looks. Polywood is a better value due to it's energy efficient qualities, cleanability and resistance
do to keep a properly installed window or door from keeping water out, other than making sure it closes tightly and checking caulk. Caulk doesn't last forever, and even though it is meant to expand and contract as the building materials around it do, gaps will open up. The type of caulk you use will depend
“Windows and shutters” — ekkuo
Frank Shirley Architects
2 Reviews
Massachusetts Oceanfront Home
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Slate Roof. 5X more expensive but lasts 150+ years
slate roofs can last 150 years!
between $15 and $30 per square foot installed. This figure is at least five times more than conventional roofing materials. However, a slate roof can last 150 years or more — at least five times longer than a conventional roof.
“Slate roof” — sguarniere
Northern Virginia Premier Interior Designer Best of Houzz 2014
Offering a wide range of innovative, creative services, SDG works independently providing complete design services from top to bottom.
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TradeMark Professional Remodeling
3 Reviews
Siding, Roofing & Trim
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Using PVC trim verse wood will last forever giving you a worry free exterior from rot and insect damage
“Using PVC trim verse wood will last forever giving you a worry free exterior from rot and insect dam” — TradeMark Professional Remodeling
Carson Poetzl, Inc.
3 Reviews
Paradise Valley Residence
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is a metal fence made by your local metal worker/ welder bring him the picture he will gladly help you. I say: Wow, that would be a fence that lasts forever!
“Fence and flower pots” — webandwyatt
Rikki Snyder
5 Reviews
Eclectic Farm House
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connection. Moving, downsizing or combining households is a fact of life, and having a "forever home" just isn't practical for many of us. But even if you're not sure how long you'll stay in one place, you can still have a forever connection with your house by incorporating smaller-scale dreams, embracing childhood
connection. Moving, downsizing or combining households is a fact of life, and having a "forever home" just isn't practical for many of us. But even if you're not sure how long you'll stay in one place, you can still have a forever connection with your house by incorporating smaller-scale dreams, embracing childhood
childhood memories and even welcoming pets into your home.Guide: Create a 'Forever House' Connection
“Very inviting” — iellis
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust
Wright Home and Studio
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Wright built the last addition to this home in the late 1890s. It was used as his office and studio for the last 10 years he lived in Oak Park. At the center of the photo is the entrance to what Wright called the studio
Wright built the last addition to this home in the late 1890s. It was used as his office and studio for the last 10 years he lived in Oak Park.At the center of the photo is the entrance to what Wright called the studio. To the left of the entrance is the two-story studio, and to the right of that is
this studio. From the Robie House to the Larkin Administration Building and so much more, the buildings first dreamed of here changed architecture forever.More: Taliesin Celebrates 100 Years
“es magico el trabajo de un arquitecto y donde lo hace” — whiteaeris
Mitchell Wall Architecture & Design
1 Review
The Forever House
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Alise O'Brien Photography As Featured in http://www.stlmag.com/St-Louis-AT-HOME/ The Forever House Practicality, programming flexibility, amenities, innovative design, and rpojection toward the site and landscaping are common goals. Sometimes the site's inherent contradictions establish the design and
site. Such is the case in this Classic home, built in Old Towne Clayton on a City lot. The family had one basic requirement: they wanted a home to last their entire lives. The result of the design team is a stack of three floors, each with 2,200 s.f.. This is a basic design, termed a foursquare house
“brick color and trim color” — dhauerwas
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