How do I put shades to block the sun from my deck to living room?
Its a huge and high to the roof area, no way to get anything up there. Umbrellas dontl do it well enough.
Vinyl plank flooring vs pergo (laminate)
I currently have stinky dirty carpeting in my living room and I want to replace it with a durable flooring that can stand up to dogs and kids.
How to remove popcorn ceiling that has been painted?
Does having a paint over a popcorn ceiling change how I'd remove the popcorn ceiling?
How can I make this hidden door more hidden and less hideous?
I have a hidden door though it doesn't look so hidden at the moment and I like the appeal of a hidden door. We do need to use the door, but not often. This is in a b... See more
What to do with paneling in a dated living room?
This is my living room. I love the fireplace-flanking book shelves and the vaulted ceiling but it is a cavern. The skylight shaft doesn't let in much light, and the ... See more
UPDATED Corner fireplace and furniture layout is driving me crazy!
The 3 new pics at beginning show angled towards fireplace. Thoughts??? Any advice on making this space feel more cozy? Each piece of the sectional is separate and can... See more
Living room- what do I do with it?! Help!!
I'm struggling with ideas for our living room. We have a high slanted ceiling. I feel like the room is dark overall. There is a hideous wet bar that I desperately nee... See more
I need help rearranging furniture in my L-shaped living room
My living room is also open to the dining room. Both rooms are narrow. My sofa and love seat are also quite large as is the lazy boy chair.
There are special window treatments that block sun but not the view. Some can even be motorized, to work on a remote control for high or inaccessible windows.
We have some motorized roller blinds for a normal sized patio french door and two windows but Im not certain the motor could handle the weight of extremely tall long window shades. You might need to visit the window covering dept at your local big bix hardware store to see available options for your specific window sizes.
Have you ever thought of planting trees or bushes along your deck. Arbor Vitae's are great especially to provide shade and privacy. They grow very tall and slim. We have them planted around the perimeter of our back yard. And I love them.