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Lighting the not so commonly used spaces in your home presents a unique challenge.
Outdoor lighting enhances the beauty of your property, makes your home safer and more secure, and increases the number of pleasurable hours you spend outdoors.
Fireplace inserts are heating units that retrofit into an existing fireplace (masonry or factory-built).
Among the cleanest and most efficient cordwood burning technology options are masonry heaters
Designing with Light in the Bedroom
Standard window sizes don't have to mean ordinary in remodeling and new construction. Here's how you can create a custom, upscale look with little additional cost.
The National Wood Window & Door Association provides a wide variety of tools to assist builders and other specifiers in decision making regarding wood windows and doors.
When designing a lighting plan for a living room or family room, you need to consider the variety of activities that occur there.
Lighting can make a big difference in how you feel about your home.
Once you've selected what you want to light, you''''ll have to decide how you''''re going to light it.
The performance of any light fixture depends very much on the light source (bulb) used.
Track lighting can be used for various household lighting needs.
To state the obvious, windows provide a home with daylight. The well-designed home of today, however, takes more than just lighting into account through the placement and selection of its wood...
Increasingly, redwood is being combined with other materials such as metal piping, bricks and glass to create unique railings.
There are two kinds of interior paint: oil-based (alkyd) and water-based (latex).
Redwood decks let the sun shine in to brighten outdoor living. But there are days when you look for the shade.
Today's hearth products are vented in three ways: natural draft or "B" vent, direct vent or vent-free.
General service "A" bulbs (in recessed fixtures) provide wide light distribution. "R" and "PAR" bulbs concentrate light. Coverage per fixture is based on providing 15 to 25 footcandles of light....
An overview of the three basic types of lighting for the home.
Dining room lighting should be both beautiful and functional.