12 Sustainable Ideas From International Landscapers

In addition to creating inspiring outdoor spaces and dream-worthy gardens, landscape designers and architects also make our yards more sustainable and earth-friendly. Writer Lauren Dunec Hoang from Houzz spoke with 12 landscape designers around the world – and looked at gardens they’ve designed – who describe how installing rain gardens, converting lawns to native landscapes,…

How To Choose A Fireplace For Your Home

When it’s chilly outside, there’s nothing quite like relaxing around a warm, cosy fire. A fabulous fireplace also creates a natural focal point in a room, drawing people together for those special moments of connection and conversation. Wood-burning and gas log fires are the most popular options, providing both efficient home heating and the charm…

9 Things You Need To Know About Skylights

If you are building a new home and are thinking about incorporating as much natural light as possible, there are some key things to consider. Today’s glass technology makes for an incredibly strong and durable material – it’s an essential building component – although it does have its limitations. It’s also had some incredible engineering…