Sep , Garden Levels Transform a Steep Slope in Australia Pattinson met the challenge of the lot s foot height change with several tumbled travertine patios, each connected with elegant stone stairs Turpentine, a durable Australian hardwood, was used for the decks, lounge chairs and carport wall.
Jan , They protect against floods, maximize views and allow homeowners to build on rocky, steep or unstable land They also keep out A curved roof mimics this slope, while the platforms upon which the house is built imitate the deck of a yacht or cruise ship Contemporary Exterior by Ecolibrium Designs.
Jun , We have a lot of great information about sheds covering everything from building a foundation to characteristics of a high quality shed Thinking back, we should have marked the locations for our ramp stringers beforehand to ensure the lag screws wouldn t be in the way Also I meant deck boards.
Jun , See how they multiplied their outdoor fun by turning their awkward sloped lot into a stylishly expanded entertainment patio, paths, terraces and even a basketball court for the kids Before Photo Patio of You can see how the path from front to back runs along the top of this plan The garage is on the top
Mar , Terraces are a natural solution to sloped lots, but completely flat gardens can also also benefit from grade changes Add a raised deck under an outdoor seating area or remove soil to create a sunken patio Contemporary Deck by On Common Ground Landscapes On Common Ground Landscapes .
Jul , We started by demolishing that old, rickety back deck, and then we had new siding installed, and then we finally decided to build a simple, wide staircase It s Scott and I have been talking about this yard for as many years as we ve lived here, and while a lot of our major renovations took place inside, we
Jun , It can also be a door, which either means digging a concrete stairwell or installing a new door if your home is on a sloped lot Consult your local building codes for the specifics in your area Modern Basement by Gina Bon, Airoom Architects Builders LLC Gina Bon, Airoom Architects Builders LLC.
May , If your front or backyard includes a hill or hillside space, you need a landscape design plan that allows for maximum beauty with minimal maintenance A sloped backyard comes alive with water wise plants and clever landscaping Boring backyard Fix it with these great backyard landscaping ideas.
May , His back yard has a bit of a slope, and it would take too much concrete to pour a slab (read how to pour a concrete shed foundation here) For that reason, we Also, they can point out decks built the same way that are years old and still in great shape (much like my own deck) Furthermore, local code
If your land has shallow bedrock or boulders then it may be more costly to dig a basement If you have a sloping lot it may be difficult to use a slab foundation If you are tight on funds and can t afford the basement then it may be a good idea to find a slightly smaller plan and use the savings to create a basement You ll end
May , I ve had many friends and readers ask if our backyard renovation was complete Truth be told, it was finished right before Spring arrived I wanted to wait for the plants to start blooming before taking the final pictures Plus, I had to wait for the pollen and tree debris to stop falling all over everything.
May , The same homeowners that had Steve s crew build a custom shed have contracted him again to construct a new, composite deck on the back of their home Improperly flashed decks can cause a lot of problems, because leaks may not be visible right away, and they are not always readily diagnosed.
Oct , If you are considering building a house on a sloped site, let me suggest this mantra No house should ever be on any hill It should be of the hill, belonging to it, so hill and house could live together each the happier for the other. This idea from Frank Lloyd Wright continues to guide many architects
Nov , The liner should be purchased from a backyard rink company as quality does matter here Of course you can forgo the liner, however this will cause a lot of headaches in climates that don t see consistent below temperatures until January Where to buy Backyard Rink Supplies Some of the most common
Jan , A slanted yard may be challenging, but it also provides opportunities for beauty and fun.
Feb , And the Winner Is That Amazing Terraced Garden.
Mar , They take a lot of time and effort, love and care They can be time And if you ve got the time even just one free weekend Leidner says you can build your own backyard fish pond for about , Here s what you ll need to Make sure you budget for rocks, plants or decking Once you ve got
May , In this Texas backyard belonging to art collectors, the entire landscape is a sculpture garden Siting some of the sculptures on the side creates a journey of discovery and delight Contemporary Patio by Scot Eckley, Inc Scot Eckley, Inc A gate Of course, a gate adds security and privacy But it can also
Jan , Sloped roofs are a style of modern house roofs that look great and maximize natural light Here are examples to inspire your dream home The sloped roof on this modern house opens up the back patio and give it a large, airy feel perfect for hosting family and friends.
Dec , Keeping the pool close to the same level of the house on this hilly lot meant installing wraparound retaining walls to hold back the slope The finished design, with a dark, smooth concrete wall and glowing inset lights, looks luxurious Giving the retaining wall a dark finish makes other lighter elements of the
Jun , Beautiful and Inspiring DIY Wood Deck Ideas at RemodelingGuy .net Most mornings I roll out of bed and step out onto our backyard deck I like to http home improvement deck ideas unique deck designs page= Ideas Use lots of colors! This is a simple deck but it looks beautiful
Nov , This architecturally stunning hillside house in Kentfield, California, by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects is a study in what I would call dynamic opposition It occupies a narrow bench on a steep oak studded slope with spectacular views south and west toward Mount Tamalpais and San Francisco Bay
Jun , We wanted it feet tall, but our lot is sloped and I didn t want the fence to stair step or slope with it I must have like a spa like retreat! I can t wait to tackle the patio area and screened porch next! Hi Cassie, do you have the design plans in a pdf or some document for the horizontal fence I would love to
Nov , Many of us are nervous about tackling a garden on a slope, but there are ways to make this kind of outdoor space work to your advantage If you ve always wanted a stream, then a slope is perfect And if you have wonderful views, then a sloping garden will help you enjoy them more, as long as you can
Oct , There was little reason to d a visitor into the backyard To carve out space for outdoor living and planting beds, the first step was dealing with the slope Terracing the hillside to be functional required some thought, Mullins says, and we had to remove a lot of dirt to make the tiers work. Modern Modern.
Jun , The first outdoor space we built was our front porch and since we used plans to build our post and pier foundation based on deck plans, no front porch was in the original design Since our land is pretty sloped we needed to build a deck so we could sit comfortably outside without being at an angle.