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Sustainably Green Kitchen - How to "Green" your Kitchen - 08/30/11 09:21 AM
How to Create a Sustainably Green Kitchen Green Ideas for your Home The following article is a guest column, courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate Agency, suppling premium Brooklyn Apartments. Everyone is jumping on the environmental bandwagon, wanting to find ways to reduce his or her carbon footprint and help make the planet healthy for future generations. If you own a home it can be difficult to decide where to begin. Most families live in the kitchen, and most of your energy costs are generated there, too. It only makes sense to begin “greening” your home in the most popular (2 comments)
Don't take those pallets to the landfill - there are plenty of great ways to recycle. Here are 10 ways to make your next home project involving pallets more "green":
Don't throw away your pallets. Let them decompose in a designated area. Build something outside. Pallets can be great for fencing, trellises, animal enclosures, landscaping, erosion control, and compost bins. Burn your pallets, if you can use the ash for your soil (but always beware (4 comments)
ActiveRain Meetup in the Triangle September 7th 3-5 PM... AND YOU'RE INVITED! - 08/25/11 09:33 AM
It's been some time since we've done one of these - looking forward to seeing all my old AR friends again and meeting lots of new ones! Via Lee & Pamela St. Peter Raleigh Realtors® Raleigh North Carolina Homes for sale (Prudential YSU Realty - (919) 645-2522 ): It’s official! The Triangle’s first ActiveRain MeetUp is scheduled for September 7th, 3-5 pm at the Chatham Hill Winery, 3800 Gateway Centre Blvd, #310, Cary/Morrisville, NC 27560
As I wrote yesterday I'd first heard about the winery from Dick Betts some time ago, and couldn't imagine that WE had one here. Then I (2 comments)
Staircase Style Ideas - Video of Custom Home Staircase Styles - 08/22/11 04:57 PM
New Home Staircase Design Ideas Video of Staircase Styles Click on the short video below to view photos of some popular Raleigh custom home staircase designs, from Craftsman to Traditional to a hint of Contemporary. See examples of: Post-to-post design Over-the-post design Volute-over-the-post design Wrought iron balusters Wrought iron baskets Oak wood finish Hardwood steps Carpet steps
You should love every detail of your new home. Our Interior Designer will work with you to create the personality you’re looking for, throughout your Stanton Home – as part of your new home package. With Stanton Homes, you can give your new home (1 comments)
Kitchen Tile Backsplash Ideas - Ideas for your New Kitchen - 08/19/11 11:34 AM
Kitchen Tile Backsplash Video See what tile backsplash styles are "in" for 2012 Looking for ways to make your new home kitchen stand out? Watch the short video below for some appealing new home kitchen tile backsplash ideas. From classic to modern, each of these unique kitchens take thier personal style seriously. These custom home kitchens feature rich color, bold contrast, beautiful designs. The style options are endless - the only difficult part is picking just one for you new home kitchen!
With so many options, how do you choose? Which cabinetry options, hardwood tones, appliance styles, and tile designs work best together? (1 comments)
What is a Barrel Vault Ceiling? - 08/10/11 09:40 AM
What is a Barrel Vault Ceiling? Must-Have Custom Home Ceiling Treatments Styles A Barrel Vault is a distinctive ceiling treatment that can be placed in foyers, hallways, and entranceways. There are many different styles of barrel vaults, including the radius vault, elliptical vault, and keystone vault. Barrel vault ceilings can be incorporated into many different styles of homes, without wasting space. Get inspired: check out this short video of Barrel Vault Ceiling designs. These barrel vaults are offered in all Stanton Homes, at no extra cost*.
At Stanton Homes, we believe every home should include exceptional architectural flare, with ceiling (1 comments)
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