, After Eric Weinrich hung up his skates and retired from professional hockey, he returned to his native Maine with his wife, Tracy, their two children and two black Labs But the place they had enjoyed as a summer home for many years needed some TLC to make it work as their new permanent residence.
, The concrete slab covers the whole concrete patio area, including what appears to be floating concrete tiles, and is twice as thick as it appears ( Corbett laid all the inch by inch decking pieces at a degree angle to match the angle of the sliding glass door that leads to the deck from the house.
, An exaggerated version of a mortise and tenon joint may also be used as a design detail, such as in the decking in this outdoor space Transitional Kitchen by Braam s Custom Cabinets Braam s Custom Cabinets Rabbet and dado In this method, a piece of wood, called a rabbet, is inserted into a groove,
, Tile alternative Australian firm Sam C ford Architects had this piece of custom joinery laser cut into wood below the structural beam The design drew its inspiration from a collection of hand painted Scandinavian tiles the homeowners had fallen in love with For additional views, click on the image and
, Broken tiles create moisture which attracts termites, and can provide a gateway inside Prevention Use termite resistant or treated fence posts Replace wooden fence posts with ones made from metal and rock If you live in an area prone to termite activity opt for an alternative garden feature to decking.
However, it seems to me like that old refrigerator would use a lot of energy, so it would always be more cost effective to buy a new one reclaimed redwood from old water tank decking, s ceramic kamoda cooker , louvered closet doors from an old hotel cut in half and painted to make some walls for shelves and a
, Sliding barn doors and wood look tiles are among the materials used to add a touch of the rustic equestrian life to the home Farmhouse Living Room by Lorrie Browne Interiors Lorrie Browne Interiors She s very adventurous and not afraid of color or bold forms, Browne says of the homeowner So with
, The showrooms are now bright, modern and sleek and the perfect backdrop to showcase the latest tiles sourced from Spain and Italy plus several stunning new showering, bathroom ware and furniture collections Ragno tiles are exclusively available through Tubs Tiles in Ireland and are recognised as
, If you re looking for a strong and versatile building material that ages with beauty, it s hard to ignore the humble brick Bricks are also durable, reusable and sustainable, and they provide thermal mass to your home This helps keep your house cool in the summer and warm in the winter, especially when
, If decking the halls brings you great joy, by all means, give it your all! But if it has begun to be more of a Now is not the time to learn a new skill, bust out the sewing machine that hasn t seen the light of day for years, start knitting a Fair Isle sweater or buy expensive crafting tools There is a special level of
, Salvaged ipe decking is the primary material throughout the project Seiter took inspiration for the wood application from the design of a sushi mat fixed and unyielding in one direction, flexible and foldable in the other The mat design rolls fluidly from the deck into the pool and planters, enclosing a dining
, Davis prefers to use natural and sustainable materials, and always tries to buy them locally In this case that included materials for the external doors and windows, cladding, flooring, decking, even the faucets and bathroom fixtures We can t see the point in transporting a product from the other side of the
, Also check the percentage of recycled material to be clear on exactly what you are buying and its recommended use Finally, look at where your The decking on the front door of this Australian beach house is made of a composite of recycled plastic milk bottles and wood fiber Eclectic Bathroom by Beccy
If you live in the middle of rural England in a beautiful old house, decking probably isn t going to be the best material to use as it won t be in keeping with the house style However We just need to look around and find the best prices of timber My neighbor has a beautiful tile deck, however, I m partial to the wooden look!
, The trusses and beams are Douglas fir, and the posts are wrapped in cedar to match the cedar siding on the house A corrugated metal roof on the pavilion matches the home s rustic roof The ceiling is covered in car decking by Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest
, Good quality compost costs about to per cubic yard, depending upon the type you purchase and the area in which you live Be sure to tell the landscape supply yard that you need it to establish a new lawn, as there are often different mixtures for various garden applications You can also add other
Mar , The decking and planted areas harmonize beautifully with the rock swale as it flows through the space Mediterranean Landscape by Root Design Root Design Know your climate Know your region s annual rainfall and when it usually occurs during the year when is there
, There s a coating for that Attaching composite decking to pressure treated joists There s a coating for that There are ceramic coatings, epoxy coatings and glorified paint coatings If you drive a screw with a cheap coating into wood and then d it back out, you ll see the coating will have already worn off.
, It s flashier than most traditional bach bathrooms, but Guthrie kept things simple here too Instead of tiles, he lined the walls with Seratone panels, which are easy to keep clean (because who wants to clean grout on vacation ) and lined the floor with wood decking A repurposed claw foot tub painted
, ie and George Nicolson, owners of a sheep farm in Dumfries Galloway, Scotland, had originally thought they would put a mobile home on their land to rent out as a vacation home and boost their farm s income ie approached designer Sam Booth of Echo Living, who had another idea The site is
, Tile and slate roofs are fairly impervious to the sun s impact but are very costly Painted aluminum fades, and asphalt shingles become Light can fade fabrics and carpet, but solar shading glass can look like cheap reflective sunglasses on your house Extending new eaves on existing homes does cost
, You will have fewer fixtures to buy and maintain, which ends up saving you money Minimal lighting is also better for nocturnal animals and migrating birds Cons It s tough to have a minimal setup that can also accommodate a big backyard party or show off your holiday display For those instances, select
, Recently, however, travertine has dramatically dropped in price to become one of the most common paving types on pool decks and in warm climates Travertine stays cool to the touch Other sizes include inch by inch rectangles, increasing to by inch squares Travertine pavers for outdoor use