Nov , I am asked again and again, How long should full length drapes be People want to know if their drapes should puddle, break at the floor or hover just above it These variations are left over from a time before central heating and air conditioning, when people put up drapes for protection from the elements
Oct , The classic kitchen work triangle organizes foot traffic from the fridge to the sink to the stove, in an attempt to make cooking and preparing meals flow more smoothly But what about the other major, although sometimes smaller, appliances that many of us use every day Take the microwave, for example.
I suppose somewhere in the world there are floor joists that need to be repaired that have wide open, clear joist bays, with no pipes, wires or obstructions That s not my world! From initial inspection it appeared that someone had notched the joist too much and then installed a make shift patch The notch was made where the
Aug , It s true that vinyl will show imperfections in your floor because of how thin it is (Your floors must be level prior to installation.) But this feature can also be advantageous if you have foundation issues A shifty foundation can lead to cracked tile and warped hardwood Vinyl is a smart choice if you re faced with
Jun , You can take in the grounds from your private balcony, or venture outside to the ornate English style shared garden area Cement tables, benches and colorful Floor to ceiling windows, hardwood floors and immaculate views of Bean Town await in this one bedroom home Open kitchens and separate
Feb , The apartments were designed by Fogarty Finger Architecture with ft ceilings, picture windows, white oak hardwood flooring and tilt and turn windows Kitchens Development, has released renderings showing the grand lifestyle balconies gracing the Central Park facing fa?ade of its uppermost floors.
Aug , Completed in in Saint Petersburg, Russian FederationSpace is divided into a common area, a hallway, a bedroom, a bathroom and a balcony The common area Materials used in this project are inexpensive and readily available hardwood pine floors, white ceramic tiles, birch plywood Concrete
Jan , He took the doors off the bedroom s shallow closet and put the washer and dryer inside He ran hardwood flooring throughout the entire room for continuity and left the short walls of the closet to hide the vent pipe and water connections He then made the red cabinet and topped it with piece of Corian left
May , Enhance that sense of being connected to the garden with flooring that stretches from the inside out It s unlikely you ll find a wood you want to put indoors that will also work outdoors Many of the woods typically used in interiors, such as or specialist exterior vinyl tiles Beach Style Balcony by LEIVARS.
Jul , Floating hardwood There are other options for flooring, such as floating hardwood, Morrall says This type of flooring installation includes a gap between the subfloor and your actual floors, which effectively dampens sound Mediterranean Staircase by Tommy Chambers Interiors, Inc Tommy Chambers
Oct , This is probably the most popular installation method today It uses an epoxy or resin instead of a cementitious binder The terrazzo floor shown here was made using the thinset epoxy method to create the perfect flooring for this elegant contemporary home, designed by Vinci Hamp Architects Architect
OUTDOOR FLOORS Making balconies, patios terraces comfortable Google Ipe is a South American hardwood, pronounced eepay It is so hard it dulls our saw blades very quickly Although more expensive Pictured here are some images from an Ipe balcony installation in Toronto x foot tiles look fantastic in
Aug , When a bathroom floor has been installed incorrectly, tiles can press against one another and pop up off the floor, creating a tent shape It s not just tile that does All of a home s building materials expand and contract the hardwood floor, the tile and even the countertops all move over time Any good pro