Houzz Call: Show Us Your Own Greenhouse

Have you ever taken your gardening habit into a yearlong level with a greenhouse? We would really like to see what you are up to, what you grow in your greenhouse, and how where you’ve put it on your premises….

Guest Picks: Exposed Bulb Lighting

Exposed lighting was enjoying a steady resurgence in popularity within the last year or so. No surprise then that big brand decorating stores on each side of the Atlantic — namely, West Elm and John Lewis — are embracing the…

Favorite Color Combinations: Neapolitan

Does summertime make you consider grabbing a frozen treat? When you cannot decide which flavor of ice cream to grab, get a carton of Neapolitan. Just about everybody can agree on it, whether they want to taste every flavor or…

5 Queries for Design Stars

This week, Houzz users want to liven up a dark kitchenmake the circulation of rooms more coherent, make a cozy lounge area, and decorate a terrace. Take a look at the current 5 featured queries and see If You’re Able…

Architect's Toolbox: Proportion and Scale

Another instrument in the builder’s toolbox is “ratio and scale.” This refers to how the individual parts of a construction relate to one another and to how the general construction relates to its website and to people. Note that scale…

Your Flooring: Zebra, Tiger, and Teak Wood, Oh, My!

In the first installment of my floors series, I reviewed a number of the features of some frequent wood species used for solid plank flooring that are typical in North America and Europe. In this second installment, I will review…

11 Inspiring Vertical Gardens

Green walls are becoming more and more well known in architecture as the methods improve for creating them sustaining them, and incorporating them into structures. Pieces of vertical green are 2 types: vines climbing up a particular armature; or walls…

Top Interior Design Trends in 2018

The interior of your home is where you spend most of your time, so it needs to be comfortable, welcoming and relaxing. That’s why Aurora exterior painting are opting for open spaces, clean finishes, earthy colors and lots of natural…

The best way to Paint a Brick Stove Surround

Your brick stove surround tends to appear outdated and filthy over time as soot and the warmth in the stove harm or stain the brick. Painting it can protect them, although cleaning it’s not going to eliminate the stains. The…

The best way to Eliminate or Avoid Mildew on a Stucco Wall

Stucco is a plaster-based substance used frequently for exterior walls. Unlike a standard plaster wall, stucco is moderately and difficult -porous, and mildew grows best on very porous materials that absorb water. Underneath the best circumstances, though, mould spores can…