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Cleaning Up for Interior Design Ideas

If you are trying to bring some new life to your house by organising it, but you do not seem to be coming up with any ideas, you need to shake some things up. No, not yourself – your home, more preferably. Sometimes you need to find yourself one project in order to get ideas for another. So while you are brainstorming about how to put some new order in your home, why not start with cleaning it – you will need a clean slate to put your ideas into good use, anyway. So gear up and get ready for…See More
Thursday
Tyler M. Newport posted a blog post

Cost Effective Solution For Noise Reduction In Buildings

Famous architect Robert B. Newman, who was one of the biggest experts in the field of architectural acoustics stated that technology of noise control is well developed, and the only problem is that it is too seldom used. Noise criteria curves are one of the ways of measuring which levels of noise are acceptable. Allowable values depend of the purpose of the interior space. Recommended noise criteria values range from 20-25 for churches and theatres to 45-60 for maintenance shops and equipment…See More
Jun 24
Heather Roberts posted a blog post

Brighten Your House with Vibrant Colors for the Summer

Spring cleaning is done and the cleaning agency workers depart from your home. You turn around to observe it, but feel like something is amiss. Summer is coming and the dark colours will just not do, they simply contrast with your mood and with the world outside. So how about getting a few buckets of paint and refresh your home further with some new colours. Some carefully chosen new colours will not only give your home a new and exciting look, but will also add some flavour and meaning to your…See More
Jun 18

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Timber renovation options?

I'm buying a 1970 single story brick ranch style home that is built above a crawlspace on a slope. Like many older homes, the interior consists of relatively small chopped up rooms and low ceilings.…Continue

Tags: hybrid, house, ranch, Renovation

Started by Chris McCracken in Design May 27.

Move right tnto this Amazing Timber Frame Home 1 Reply

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Started by Jan Burke in Design. Last reply by Jan Burke Apr 1.

Infill Pane advice needed Please. 2 Replies

Hi everyone, New to the forum and these posts are so old I may not get a response, but I can hope.  My wife and I live in SC and are designing a timber frame home. We are a fan of the outdoor exposed…Continue

Started by Doug Skaggs in Design. Last reply by Doug Skaggs Jan 11.

Editor's Poll: How Important is Green Design to You? 5 Replies

As the editor of Timber Home Living, the only national publication dedicated to timber-frame homes and the people that are enthusiastic about them, it's a question I get asked often: What makes a…Continue

Tags: design, efficient, energy, green

Started by Sara Brown in Building a Sustainable Home. Last reply by David Kaski Sep 4, 2014.

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A Home That's "Just Right"

When I first began this job a year ago, one of my first editorial assignments was to interview Michaela Mahady, architect, author and all-around happy-home expert. Although we covered a lot of ground in that hour-long conversation (Michaela had just come out with her new book, Welcoming Home, and it’s safe to say…

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Posted by Sara Brown on February 4, 2014 at 5:02pm

You Spoke, We Listened



Blame it on the media — now more than ever, we’re being inundated with all things related to home design. From entire networks dedicated to buying homes, building homes, decorating homes — you name it — to flashy magazines (yes, this one included) and…

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Posted by Sara Brown on October 3, 2013 at 9:52am

Take it Outside

Come late spring, the longing begins. For most of us, this is the time of year we start to pine for the days when the sunlight lingers past 8 p.m., the warm air wrapping around us like a sun-dried beach towel. It’s the…

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Posted by Sara Brown on June 4, 2013 at 11:53pm

Builder Insight: Q&A with Rick Stockmann of Specialty Built Construction

If you're a Timber Home Living subscriber, have picked up the latest issue on newsstands or downloaded a visual copy to your tablet, chances are you've noticed Russ and…
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Posted by Sara Brown on June 11, 2013 at 10:02am

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