Good environmental house design allows the occupants to be comfortably warm in winter and cool in summer – with minimal energy usage. Popular kitchen details saved to ideabooks include large islands that accommodate both a workspace and space for eating, bar stools for island seating, transitional-style metal and glass pendant lighting, wide-planked wood flooring and dramatic ceiling details, from rustic exposed beams to elegant two-tone painted and coffered architecture.
I had also planned on Ikea’s 15-20 percent off kitchen sale, which happened several times a year like clockwork on an entire kitchen order (including appliances) until the one year I needed it. I’m told they stopped the sales when they couldn’t keep up with demand.
Cost figures mentioned are based on adding a deck with footings and posts to 48” below grade, PT framing, single to two levels, railings, decking fastened with screws or hidden fasteners, properly flashed where attached …Read More