Madge falls in love with a faucet and Barry decides on a tub . . . looks like the bath down the hall is going to change. Design visions are flowing with ideas galore . . .
7 tips to know before starting a remodel:
1. Not all plumbing fixtures under a brand name may be available in the same finish. One manufacturer may [...]
So you are buying a house and want to make it your own? Armed with a check list of desire, you wonder how best to spend your money and time. Remodeling a home can be a madness of sorts, a flurry of visions and moving parts. Each decision influencing the other . . . [...]
Carbon Glut and Construction Waste
Quiet . . . I am thinking as I ponder my blog . . . hammering and yammering from the house next door. Workers are renovating yet again. Tearing down a house to build anew is such a wasteful process. A house comes with warranties and is built to last, yet we go about expanding and [...]
Are you in the market for a good cabinet maker? I know of one who springs to mind . . . Rob Robinson at The Village Collection in Belmont, Ca. If you have questions, he has answers with a wealth of knowledge and creative information. I had the pleasure of touring his cabinet [...]
Presently, I live in shaded quarters beyond the reach of the sun. My roof overhangs my glass doors which face directly north, enclosing me in a cool gray neutral zone of light, undramatic in soft shadows. I long to feel interior sunlight, warm in energy . . . golden in quality . . . bathing light to soak in for [...]
As this season of giving draws to a close, I ’d like to share some basics learned last Fall at the Pacific Energy Center (PG&E) . Terrific sustainable design courses (paid for out of our energy bills) were offered to anyone interested . . . and I just happened to be . . .
Fact: Air moves throughout a [...]
How timely was the news this morning upon my return from my neighborhood store. I had just finished my “one to one” session and came upon this press release . . . new Apple store opening in Grand Central Terminal . . . both monumental.
Do you remember a time when you were traveling, confident in your exploration with your trusty guide book in hand? You reached for it to provide a bit of history, neighborhood details or the best meal in town? That guide book never left your side and served you in multiple ways? David Johnston’s & Scott Gibson’s book Green [...]