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Tyler M. Newport posted a blog post

How to Remodel a Small Bathroom

You are probably wondering how to make a small bathroom to be functional, without compromising in aesthetics. You need to think through every element in your bathroom; how it communicates with available space; do some of them occupies more room than it is necessary, and all of that in order to maximize space in the small bathroom.Tiles and coloursChoosing the right colour is…See More
Tyler M. Newport posted a blog post

Simple ways to improve your bathroom on a budget

The easiest way to improve your bathroom is to buy everything new; new tiles, new sink, new toilet and new everything else, which is a really big investment and it is not accessible to everyone. But, you can avoid that, and with simple modifications, repairs, cleaning and decoration improve your…See More
Kristen Hopf is now a member of Timber Home Nation
Patricia Cornwell posted a blog post

The Benefits of DIY Home Clearance

As home clearance creates many challenges, it's pretty understandable why so many people opt for using a home clearance provider. In today's fast paced world, people are used to engaging professional companies to do their renovation projects, spring , fix various problems in the house and even housekeep. Considering how stressful and time-consuming some of these responsibilities are, it's no surprise that hiring a contractor is the first thing that often comes to mind. But it shouldn't be the…See More
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Timber in great room and kitchen only

I've been looking at a lot of timber frame companies that can build hybrid homes.  My wife and I are planning to build in about 2 years and we are looking at different options.  We only want the…Continue

Started by Stephen Awwad in Design Feb 17.

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.

What Made You Choose a Timber Frame? 13 Replies

What made you choose a timber frame home?  Did you purchase a home with the perfect mountain view, or did you have one custom built?  What was the deciding factor when you chose your home?Continue

Started by Community Host in Introduce Yourself. Last reply by David Kaski Sep 4, 2014.

Blog Posts

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…


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…


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…


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…

Posted by Sara Brown on June 11, 2013 at 10:02am

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