Archive for October 2010
Which Way Should Hardwood Floors Run?
Which Way Should Hardwood Floors Run? Do you notice the direction hardwood flooring runs when you walk into a house? It can make a big difference in how it looks and how it behaves over time. Rule number one in laying hardwood flooring is the wood boards should run perpendicular to the floor joists below. This…Read More
Reinventing Your House with a First Floor Master Bedroom
These days, with lower real estate values and the economic uncertainties, reinventing your house may make more financial sense than building a new one. I hate to admit that. Being an architect, I love building new houses. But I understand that selling a house these days can be tough. Real estate commissions, fixing up your old house…Read More