I like the way these stairs turn, and I like the window at the landing, adding natural light so that you won't misstep. Did you notice that the handrails are painted white, the same color as the balusters? Yes, they will get dirty but, if you use the right type of paint, you'll wash it right off. And if you can't wash the hand prints off, you can re-paint rail. Beautiful.
Written by Richard Thompson Each year, thousands of homeowner associations across the country engage in complicated renovation projects that run the gamut from siding replacement to roof overhauls to dryrot repair to new decks and fences. Aside from the complexity of the tasks themselves, all need a carefully crafted construction contract that not only describes […]
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While it doesn't look it now, this splendid mid-nineteenth-century gothic house was sawn in half and trucked sixty-five miles through Georgia. "Anywhere I travel, I'm always looking at houses," says Furlow Gatewood. "This one was going to be torn down." When the structure arrived at his property in Americus, a passerby was heard to say: "There goes the neighborhood." Well, talk about premature judgments! The mid-19th-century house, transplanted from a small town southwest of Americus…