Aug , here most of my life) I treated this space like a porch and used it to welcome everyone with a casual and homey feel From Dream to Reality Our Deck Reveal Marty s Musings My very favorite part My DIY hubby s clever railing Here he is to give you all the details on how to build a sunburst deck railing
Oct , The sketch above was the original design concept for the deck for the KHouse Modern project although it wasn t actually the first design Once I got all the on the rail Handrail at Deck detail This house has a lot of covered exterior living space and this deck services almost all of them The deck also
Above it, the architect and contractor designed and built an addition that accommodates a bedroom and a small portion of a new bath s footprint The entire house got a curb appeal boost from new cedar shingle siding and details such as fascia boards and trim, which help the new space look properly scaled and connected
Jun , When we first took a tour of our house, there were many details and features that convinced us to put in an offer But when we stepped outside, we were surprised The house had a beautiful yard on a half acre as well as a two level deck with an arbor overhead There was a bit of cleaning up to do but as we
So, whether you plan to host a barbecue or pool party this summer, or simply spend time relaxing on your patio or deck, these exterior projects will help you create seamless transition from the indoors Start by cleaning your home s exterior and outdoor living areas, including siding, patios, decks, driveways and walkways.
And your outdoor living space is no exception But the idea of flooring But the idea of flooring on your wood or composite deck is a little different than interior carpeting, laminate or hardwood With deck And don t forget the other details in deck board layout that can really make your outdoor floor stand above the crowd.
The foundation needs to be able to easily support the weight of the deck materials plus the live load of those using it Here are the After the concrete has set, lay a concrete block foundation Framing begins with pressure treated x blocks caps on each column x treated How to Build a Storage Area Under a Deck.
Apr , The subject might seem overly particular, but properly designing a deck over living space demonstrates architectural sophistication and consideration to the office, we tend to employ them as a standard detail on future projects, tweaking them ever so slightly as we find new better materials and methods.
Jul , Pull together your patio or deck with seating that s comfortable, casual and roomy.
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Apr , Architect Lane Williams took a Seattle family s desire for open living and dining even further by extending their living space outside to a terrace and covered dining area Sliding Patio floor by inch CalArc precast concrete pavers by Stepstone are installed over a compacted crushed rock base.
Nov , The ORC is done, I have left the coma of rushing to complete everything and now I m back with the details Two of the After looking through my paint deck I had a few ideas of what I wanted A lot of the items in the living room are from sales or clearance finds, including the coffee table and side tables.
Oct , Click Embed to display an article on your own website or blog It s natural to want your indoor spaces to seamlessly lead to outdoor spaces when the weather is right, so many homeowners look to decks to add more living room Traditionally, decks have been built from pressure treated lumber and topped
May , To stay current on all our Pro Follows, subscribe via RSS or email If you live in the greater Baltimore area and are considering adding a deck to your home (or any other sort of home improvements), I suggest you give Steve a call This article is a great example of the high quality and professionalism that
In addition, if you live in areas with prominent frost heaves (which have tremendous force) footings must be placed below the frost line Weight We ve all heard of accidents where a deck gave out because there were too many people on it Slopes Footing Details Two typical footing and pier construction techniques
Dec , The sliding screens on the wings flanking the main living space can completely open the bedroom spaces to the courtyard The engawa enables the spaces of the house to merge with the garden, the floor becoming a platform for entertaining, an outdoor corridor, an entry, a deck and a place for a seat.
Get outdoor living ideas that ll transform your outdoor living space into an inviting outdoor oasis Find outdoor living ideas at So how come when we move into our dream home, we hardly ever use our decks, porches, and patios Our devices and electronics have conspired to keep us on lock down inside Here s some
Jul , Largely based on prescriptive tables from the American Wood Council s DCA document, many of the new code provisions may look familiar The IRC saw The still ambiguous lateral load provisions for decks have not been completely put to rest, and the notorious anchor detail remains However
Dec , We are wrapping up the downstairs on my holiday home tour! The living room is the one place where I put up a styled tree Honestly, I do it here because we don t spend a lot of time in this room But, I still put up a tree in here to see it from the street and because it is the only room you can really see off of