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Pet hair picker-uppers • Now’s the time when dogs and cats drop their winter coats, and the fur can really start to fly. Fortunately, there are new tools to control the mess, wherever it winds up.
Transform a concrete patio • Tiles made of hardwood or composite strips can make over a slab for as little as $3 a square foot. Here, what to consider before you commit.
Big bath reno? Read this • A gut renovation is an ideal time to add a splurge-worthy feature to your bath. Here’s what you need to know if you’re considering these top wish-list items.
Dry down under • Reclaim the area beneath a raised deck with a water-diverting drainage system
Green your patio “grout”
Open and inviting • With a multipurpose island at its center, a U-shaped cooking zone now functions to the max, with a smooth workflow and welcoming style
Simple geometry • Create an abstract accent-wall design with just a roll of painter’s tape and a few quarts of color
Get set for grilling season • Whether you’re looking to upgrade, or it’s your first summer in charge of the spatula, here are a variety of options for every type of fuel
Cheerful entry for $524 • A forlorn foyer goes from eyesore to eye-catching with a welcome infusion of color and pattern
Easy porch swing • This streamlined outdoor seat is budget-friendly and simple to build using basic cuts and common stock
Live-edge console table • Rustic wood meets modern metal to create this striking—and timeless—piece of furniture. Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor show how to make one of your own
Restoring the charm • A low front terrace, a metal roof, and layers of architectural detail update a 1920s house while respecting its roots
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Past Meets Present • With the historical fabric of TOH TV’s latest project house restored, a modern aesthetic reinvents the interior, making the most of the original building materials
a world away • A California couple romance their compact property by carving out colorful garden rooms with plenty of guest-ready seating
ONE OF A KIND • USED TO DESIGNING FOR A FAST SALE, A REAL ESTATE PRO IGNORES THE RULES AND REMAKES A 1930 HOUSE TO FIT HIS FAMILY—AND REFLECT HIS UNIQUE PERSONAL STYLE
directory • JUNE 2018
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