Sep , Architecture firm Sn?hetta turned an old wooden boathouse into a sweet Hud?y Cabin Sn?hetta, renovated, Hud?y Cabin, Norway, corrugated polycarbonate, recycled wood, green Steal away for a few nights to a cottage with a geodesic dome loft and a deck that overlooks a grove of redwoods.
Apr , Exterior of building with coastline Nature inspired home Norway The living room takes advantage of surrounding views thanks to floor to ceiling glass windows and doors Concrete finishes were paired with wooden flooring and metal fittings, for a effect, in tune with the landscape Wooden decks
Apr , Inside the home, black furniture and design elements contrast the light wood interior, like in the living room and the stairs Glass doors open the living room to the deck outside.
Because of the multi level terrain, the home has seven different split floor levels with the master suite on one end, the social zone in the center and additional bedrooms on the other end The exterior of the home, including all the walls and the roof, are clad in larch wood while the entire interior is covered in oak.
Jul , Perk up your patio or landscaping this summer with a fence color that complements your home s exterior and sets off plantings Axis Mundi Try choosing a color that works with your patio s color palette The finish of this wooden fence shares orange undertones with the patio s contemporary furniture.
May , Fortunately, you can prevent wood decks from splintering and cracking by refinishing them every year or two Here s how to refinish your A stiff bristle push broom can be an effective cleaning tool when paired with trisodium phosphate (TSP) or an outdoor cleaner like OxiClean Follow the instructions
May , Wood can also be easily processed into posts, beams, floor joists, roof rafters and other components of a house s structure Furthermore In fact, in many older homes the sill plate has rotted away, causing the actual exterior walls to settle so that cracks show up in the interior finishes The sill plate can be
Jul , Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces He s pretty spot on Traditional wood decks, regardless of how much waterproofing sealant you apply each year, will eventually succumb to nature s forces (or termites) But if you ve got a sloping
Sep , There s been a lot of talk about glass ceilings in this election cycle, but in week two of our design debate series, we re focusing on wood ceilings Namely, whether or not it s acceptable to paint wood ceilings white, which seems to be the preferred color of choice when the decision to paint has been made.