Phoenix Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

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Patio view from 44 Monroe Intro and neighborhood guides by Kitty Carlisle As the most populated state capital in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous city in the nation, Phoenix has about 4.3 With over 330 days of sunshine a year — and more than 100 of those days reaching a high of at least 100 degrees F — Phoenix is not for those who prefer shoveling snow to basking in the sun.

Horse Barn in Phoenix Becomes Contemporary Glass Residence

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US-based studio The Construction Zone converted a former horse barn in Phoenix, Arizona, into a contemporary home. The post Horse Barn in Phoenix Becomes Contemporary Glass Residence appeared first on The upgraded residence features floor-to-ceiling glass walls with black steel framing for a powerful visual contrast. Outdoor spaces for entertaining, a barbecue area and a swimming pool add to the welcoming feel of the property.


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MSI Opens Expanded Phoenix Showroom/Distribution Center

Stone Update

New building doubles inventory to serve entire Grand Canyon State. Featured People+Places News

The Tile Shop: Design by Kirsty: The Sienna

The Tile Shop

We went to Phoenix, AZ a couple of weeks ago to see the new Scottsdale and Tempe showrooms. skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Tile Shop: Design by Kirsty. Design Tips, Inspiration, and Tile Shop updates. Search This Blog. Loading. Monday, June 9, 2014. The Sienna. Good afternoon! Theyre our first in AZ, so this was very exciting!! Well post some photos of new vignettes from these showrooms over the next couple of days… hope you enjoy!!

Thank you, Phoenix

Entra Magazine

Thank you to everyone in the Phoenix area who saw it and subscribed! ?????? Check out The Arizona Republic''s recent article on us! Click here to read. They reprinted our feature on architect Eddie Jones''s family home in Mexico (our debut cover story), and did a Q&A with us about the hows and whys of digital publishing. These have to be the best photos we''ve ever run in our Home section," editor Kara Morrison told us.

Phoenix Solar to Construct Four Photovoltaic Power Plants in Turkey

The A to Z of Building

Phoenix Solar AG (ISIN DE000A0BVU93), a leading international photovoltaic system integrator listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and its partner Asunim Yenilenebilir Enerji

Phoenix Balustrading, Delta Balustrades and Q-railing become the First Companies to Secure BSI Kitemark Certification for Balustrades

The A to Z of Building

Lucideon, the international materials development and commercialization company, is pleased to announce that the first BSI Kitemark™ certificates for balustrades have been awarded by British

Tile Backsplash Ideas for Modern Vanities

Tile Talk

Other materials, such as natural stone and synthetic stones like Phoenix stone, can also be complemented with a nice stone tile that matches the hues and patterns of your countertop. By Cheryl Khan of Trade Winds Imports. Maybe your bathroom is stuck in the 60s or maybe you just need to freshen things up a bit. The vanity backsplash serves both a functional and aesthetic purpose, adding decorative features to your bathroom while simultaneously protecting your walls from moisture.

5 Unexpected Ways to Use Tile in Your Home

Architectural Ceramics

For a contemporary look use colored glass tiles with clear glass shelves as shown in this installation by Alpentile out of Phoenix Arizona. Blue Glass Accent Wall Installation by Alpentile out of Phoenix Arizona (above). January 2016 – Rockville, MD – Tile is everywhere. Unless you’re a cowboy, you probably see tile on a daily basis.

McCarthy to Construct Silicon Ranch’s 12MWAC Solar Power Project in East Camden, Arkansas

The A to Z of Building

Nashville-based renewable energy provider Silicon Ranch Corporation and the Phoenix-based renewable energy team of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announce the selection of McCarthy to engineer and

Installation Equation: Fez in the Desert

Granada Tile

This time of year, snowbirds are flocking to desert locales—Phoenix, Scottsdale, Palm Springs—drawn by the promise of warmth and, this year, a break from the frigid Polar Vortex. If you happen to be one of them and find yourself in Palm Springs, then you need to check out the Hard Rock Hotel there, the newest addition to the Hard Rock family. It also happens to boast a must-see cement tile installation featuring Granada Tile ‘s own Echo Collection ‘s Fez cement tile design.

Construction Underway on Affordable Housing for Changing Farmworker Population in Santa Rosa

The A to Z of Building

California Human Development (CHD), Integrity Housing, and Phoenix Development Affordable housing to meet the needs of Sonoma County's changing farmworker population is coming soon to Santa Rosa.

NexMetro Communities Plans to Build 194 Single-Family Homes in Chandler

The A to Z of Building

Phoenix-headquartered NexMetro Communities, America's builder of next-generation leased-home neighborhoods, announces the purchase of 15 acres at the northeast corner of Warner Road and Grace

Rustic-Meets-Modern Holiday Home Renovation in Rural Belgium

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Combining respect for the surroundings, simplicity and inspiration, rural areas can be revived like the legendary Phoenix bird. There’s always more to undergoing a holiday home renovation than appears at first. Located in Belgium’s Walloon region, this inspiring holiday stone house flaunts a pitched roof reminiscent of the local architectural language. Underneath, spaces filled with light make you feel outdoors.

PhoenixMart Continues Construction at Master-Planned Community in Casa Grande, Ariz.

The A to Z of Building

PhoenixMart continues construction at its 585-acre site south of Phoenix in Casa Grande, Ariz., and announces its continued leasing initiative for the new year. PhoenixMart plans to complete leasing

Designing the Perfect Kids’ Bathroom

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A height-appropriate kids’ bathroom in the Phoenix area. Another view of the kids’ bathroom in Phoenix. As a child, I was fortunate enough to have my own bathroom (actually, it was a Jack and Jill bathroom that I shared with the guest bedroom, but we only had guests for a handful of days out of the year). My bathroom was pink, which my parents thought was an appropriate color for a girl’s bathroom, although pink has never been one of my favorite colors.

Architectural Graphics 101 – Title Blocks

Life of an Architect

After a very long hiatus, Architectural Graphics 101 is rising from the ashes like the proverbial Phoenix. Architectural Graphics are a topic that it seems everybody has an interest in discussing - or at the very least, looking at for comparison purposes.

Monster of HR Award 2014 Presented to PPG Architectural Coatings

The A to Z of Building

and Canada) with the Monster of HR Award® at the 2014 Monster Recruitment Technology Summit in Phoenix, AZ last week. Monster presented PPG Architectural Coatings (U.S. Selected by popular vote

Contemporary Single-Floor Home Parading a Refreshing Transparency 

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Making a powerful first impression, this contemporary single-floor home in Phoenix, Arizona, helps the owners stay connected to the outdoors at all times. An infill house in Phoenix’s historic Pierson Place neighborhood, it received its name from the fact that this lot was the last vacant one in the neighborhood and architects of The Ranch Mine saw it as the “missing link” This is how the story of a house that links a community started.

Which DIY Projects are Most Likely to Go Over Budget and Why?

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For example, Audrey Monell, President of Forrest Anderson Plumbing and AC in Phoenix, AZ, believes that you should think carefully before moving your shower. While homeowners typically take on DIY projects to save money, it turns out that many of them are breaking their fixer-upper budgets and spending much more than they planned, according to a recent survey by Porch. While 5% of homeowners finished their fixer-upper projects under budget, and 52% finished on budget, 44% went over budget.

Monday, Monday

KB Culture

Refined and precise, the Phoenix kitchen system is the antithesis of this sloppy, contentious winter day. Outside, it''s become a challenge to find footing that is ice- and snow-free, and once-white drifts are now sooty, misshapen crags. To hole up in this spare, sunny space would be a joy. The ovens and fridge are behind the pantry doors; their gadgety appearance would disrupt this tranquil scene. kitchen

Save the Dates: Best Modern and Architectural Home Tours for 2018

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Modern Phoenix Week Home Tours | Phoenix | March 25 You’ll have a day to look inside Phoenix’s best mid-century modern homes during a week of art and design events (March 16-25). CF Art + Architecture Weekend | Phoenix | April 13-15 In its second year, the proceeds of the Architecture Weekend help fund the Phoenix Art Museum. You could step inside 16 of Phoenix’s most breathtaking homes last year and more are slated for 2018.

Beauty on a Budget: Above Ground Pool Ideas

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Image: Construction Zone Phoenix A long lap pool and jacuzzi have a sleek design thanks to the prefab pool’s custom and exotic wood frame. We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. In an ideal world, we’d all have the proper space and budget to have one of the sublime swimming pools we featured recently. But the reality is, not all of us can.

Here’s How Much It Costs to Sell Your Home in 2019

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Phoenix, AZ: $15,924. The report found that sellers in Sacramento spent about $7,800 compared to Phoenix home sellers, who could spend around $4,000 for the same projects. Zillow, the real estate database, just released a report showing the hidden costs of selling. So how much does it cost you to sell your house in 2019? Get ready to spend about $21,000. Don’t balk at the cost yet, though.

Modern Home Addition Extends out in Two Open Rooms

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The two spaces added to the back of this 1930s home in Phoenix seem to mirror one another on the outside. This modern home addition by Chen + Suchart , called the Escobar Renovation , includes large open spaces, which are lacking in the original historic home. On the left, the design team created a room that flows from a comfy sitting area to an open kitchen. From there, a sliding glass door opens up to a covered patio to enjoy dinners on nice days.

Interview with Mary Yocum, Tile Maven: Part 1

Ciao Tile

A: My first job right out of college was with Facings of America in Phoenix. Mary Yocum is the the Western Regional Manager for Crossville Inc. , and works with distributors and their salespeople. Q: Tell us about your first job in the tile business. I was so lucky to work for two owners who I think are still the smartest tile people I have ever met in my 33 years.

This Stunning Frank Lloyd Wright Home is for Sale

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The Phoenix-area home is 2,553 square feet and features curves and bends that were the precursor to the iconic Guggenheim museum he completed seven years later in New York City. This Frank Lloyd Wright home is in the news after lots of controversy. Decades after Lloyd Wright built the home for his son, the Arizona home was scheduled for demolition. In 2012, Wright’s apprenticeship program, the School of Architecture at Taliesin, saved it.

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Zillow Offers is a New Way to Sell Your Home

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Zillow Offers is currently only available in certain markets: select zip codes in Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Raleigh and Riverside. Zillow polled their readers and uncovered that “homeowners want a faster, simpler selling option.” ” Zillow Offers is their answer. The service by Zillow basically buys your home on your schedule in as little as two business days (if you qualify).

Cutting Board Upgraded to Kitchen Workbench: The Frankfurter Brett

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” There are three sizes available: Mono, Mini and Phoenix. But keep in mind that “If you are not worryingly fanatic about cooking, then the PHOENIX is just oversized for you. Who here dreams about the perfect kitchen workbench every time you turn around and spill something or can’t find a place to store all the containers needed for your recipe?

Do You Live in One of Orkin’s Top 50 Rattiest Cities?

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Louis, Sacramento, Greenville, Grand Rapids, and Phoenix. Today, Orkin released its annual Top 50 Rattiest Cities List. The list is based on the metro areas where Orkin has conducted the most rodent treatments (residential and commercial) from September 15, 2017 through September 15, 2018. Do you live in one of the rattiest cities in America?

Penny Tile Makes a Comeback

The Perfect Bath

but generally speaking,from Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream in 1985 2014 The Phoenix Coyotes will be renamed the Arizona Coyotes starting with the 2014 15 NHL season in a bid to attract fans from all over the state, Christian (4 3 CISAA) is tied for third in league play, “Take Trey. Little round mesh-mounted porcelain tiles–called Penny Tile–are both traditional and modern.

In Search of Recovery by Jeffrey Steele

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

When he was in Phoenix, a city with well-publicized economic woes, in November, Rausch saw notable levels of construction. . With the dawning of a new year, it’s only natural for businesses to engage in reappraisal. The last few years have been among the toughest on record for the tile industry, and that fact has many companies taking stock of the recent past, and looking ahead to what will hopefully be a brighter tomorrow.

Vintage Industrial Crank Table Designs Crank Up Your Decor

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Phoenix-based furniture manufacturer Vintage Industrial , the globally recognized designer of vintage-inspired furniture, has some eye-candy industrial table designs that we couldn’t wait to share with you. These industrial tables have the charm of vintage design while satisfying the need for functionality.

Score Extra Points by Showing Your Team Spirit at Home

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A Place to Watch the Game A stunning sports room in Phoenix, AZ. Your favorite team has a place in your heart – and can also have a place in your home. You shed sweat and tears (but hopefully not blood) screaming, shouting, rejoicing, biting your nails, crying and using words we can’t print here. Team spirit is important to you, and your design and decorating choices are fun ways to demonstrate your allegiance.

Need a Move-In Deep Cleaning? Amazon Home Services Has You Covered

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in Austin, TX and Phoenix, AZ $208.49 You’ve just moved into your new home or apartment. Looking at everything that needs to be done, you might feel like you need an army on your side. You’ve got boxes to unpack, that tricky smart home security system to install, flat-screen TVs to mount and new furniture to assemble. Plus, you want your home sparkly clean — STAT.

Door Trends: From Ultra Stylish to Super Secretive

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Strength meets beauty in this Phoenix front door. Doors provide privacy, protection and separation, and they can be stylish while providing these functions. A cool door can be a design statement and a conversation starter. Or it can be the entrance to a hidden passage or room. Below are several door trends, along with some practical information on materials and costs. Exterior Doors. This is a standard timber/MDF external door coated with a metal finish. Image: Zeitgeist Photography.

Construction Corner: Some Housing Markets May Take a Decade to Reach Pre Recession Levels


years; Phoenix-Scottsdale, AZ. While the overall housing market has rebounded steadily from the drastic drop caused by the recession, some experts say that in some large urban areas it might take more than 10 years for homes to recover their value. At the same time USA Today quoted 24/7 Wall Street as saying that, on average, it will still take the value of single family home nationally, at the current pace, another 2.5 years for full recovery.

Home Sellers: These 7 Outdated Design Trends Could Hurt Your Chances of Finding a Buyer

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” — David Meek, broker at The Arizona Report in Phoenix. Outdated home trends often cause buyers to pass on your home. Image: Linda McDougald Design | Postcard from Paris Home We hate to say it, but trends do come and go. What was hot a few years ago may not be popular now and some long-scorned fads are making their way back into the public consciousness. (We’re We’re looking at you, wallpaper !)

Freelancing with a disability: Designing an accessible work from home space

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Nicki Escudero is a Phoenix-based freelance writer and journalist with more than 18 years of experience in the publishing industry, writing for global publications and international magazines. GettyImages. Disability can happen to anyone at any time.

The Finalists ? LoaA 2014 Playhouse Design Competition

Life of an Architect

Designer : Marcus Medina – Phoenix, Arizona, USA Bio : I am a currently a senior at Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona. Designer : Ian Gray – Phoenix, Arizona, USA Bio : I am an aspiring entrepreneur currently enrolled at Brophy College Preparatory. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

Top 5 Energy Efficient Appliances of 2014

Kitchen and Residential Design

High-efficiency Top-Load Washer” provided by: Accredited Appliance of Phoenix. Home appliances account for most of the energy that you use in your home. One of the best ways to reduce your electric bills is by using energy-efficient appliances. These appliances apply advanced technology, allowing you to enjoy better performance. Here are the top 5 green appliances based on information compiled from 3 of the top professional home appliance repair and maintenance providers.

The Best Tips for Choosing the Right Home Security System


Property owners that are looking for home security in Phoenix, San Diego and other large metros don’t mind using regional companies over national brands if it means getting local service. How safe does your home security system make you and your family feel? Home security is a growing industry because more people are investing in protecting their property and the options are expanding.

Kitchen and Residential Design: Butcher block surfaces from.

Kitchen and Residential Design is a small firm in Phoenix that specializes in butcher block tables and counters from the John Boos Company. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 11 February 2014. Butcher block surfaces from Posted by Paul Anater. at 4:45 PM. When I was a kid, we used to buy our meat from a butcher. As in a real, live butcher who worked in an actual butcher shop.