, Let these outdoor seating ideas tempt you to spend more time enjoying your yard, patio or balcony The chairs range in sizes and style, and they are made from materials such as macrame, rattan, wood, metal and plastic Use weatherproof cushions to add comfort and swing away Rustic Landscape
, Wood This is probably the most common material for constructing raised beds, and perhaps one of the least expensive Use naturally rot resistant woods Pros Wood raised beds are easy to install, and the material is readily available in most areas Contemporary Patio by Banyon Tree Design Studio.
, In this view we re glancing into the dining room and pantry beyond through the opening at left straight ahead is, of course, the kitchen Note the two steps that rise from the stone floor to the wood floor (white oak, like the walls) of the kitchen and great room Modern Patio by RUFproject RUFproject.
, But they do fold up neatly, they come with a long detachable cable, and they re actually sturdy considering how much plastic they use Also They push an obscene ,, but, somehow, their lifelike sound and gorgeous wood and leather build makes that price tag justifiable if only for a moment.
, See how wood, concrete and stone convey ideas about history, personal taste and much more behind these decisions, an intent Modern Patio by E Cobb Architects A chemical reaction called hydration transforms the highly plastic concrete material slurry into its binary opposite The process itself is
, Many people believe that plastic is the most sanitary cutting board material, especially since, unlike wood or bamboo, it s safe to run through a dishwasher However, a University of Michigan study found that more bacteria are recovered from a used plastic surface than from a used wood surface The study
, In keeping with this request, the basic elements of water, bush and natural wood dominate the feeling of this house which shows its full effect out back In this case that included materials for the external doors and windows, cladding, flooring, decking, even the faucets and bathroom fixtures We can t
, Durability and cost efficiency are prompting companies to turn to plastic alternatives such as PE, PVC and HDPE India s selection of outdoor wicker furniture includes sofa, dining and bistro sets, patio swings, pool lounge chairs, and bar cabinets and stools The first four categories dominate the line.
, No matter what, dust generating tasks such as sawing should take place outside the home whenever possible Before Photo by Lauten Construction Lauten Construction Dust barriers At a minimum, contractors should apply plastic over the entry points of a room under construction These barriers
Mar , They adhere to almost any surface wood, masonry, plastic, drywall, plaster, even glass and metal Easy to apply and sealed Can be used indoors and outdoors She notes that she has also used chalk paint on brass lamps and even fabric and sees it as an easy way to update and refresh dated items.
, OneStopkShop When it s a sustainable choice Composite timber is a sustainable material choice when its plastic content is made from at least percent Some options also have different grain patterns, modeled after real wood, that give the recycled composite timber floor a great look outside.
, Gardeners can go through a lot of plant markers in a growing season, so it s best to use inexpensive materials that are easy to buy in quantity Wood Plastic Widely available at dollar stores, plastic markers can be easier to read than popsicle sticks They can also be reused, as the writing can be wiped