Which Leather Is Right for Your Home Theater Furniture?
Oct15

Which Leather Is Right for Your Home Theater Furniture?

Content provided by BBD Lifestyle The seats are one of the most important parts of your home theater setup. Distance from the screen isn’t the only thing you need to consider when it comes to picking the right seats. You have to think about the material too. And when it comes to home theaters, leather is one of the best options. But there are numerous different types of leather, so how do you choose the right one? Take a look at this...

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Addison/Dicus & Bailey at New York Rug Show 2018
Sep27

Addison/Dicus & Bailey at New York Rug Show 2018

Content provided by Addison Dicus & Bailey Company Last year we were all set to go big at the New York Rug Show, but Hurricane Irma held us hostage in Tampa while she made her way through. So it was good to get back to the Javitts’ Center at the beginning of September this year to see what was happening. There were some new offerings from old friends. New offerings from new friends. And some interesting stuff that I want to...

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Functional Fine Art from Rookwood Pottery
Aug28

Functional Fine Art from Rookwood Pottery

The Rookwood Pottery Company has been creating pottery and architectural tile from their Cincinnati location for more than 100 years. During that time, Rookwood Pottery has mastered what they call “functional fine art.” “Rookwood Pottery combines art and functionality, making your installation, whether that be residential or commercial, a custom feature designed to last for centuries,” says Sarah Ditlinger, the company’s marketing...

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Aluminum Wiring Facts from King Contracting
Jun12

Aluminum Wiring Facts from King Contracting

Content provided by King Contracting Why Aluminum Wiring was Installed in Homes From 1965 through 1972 copper was in short supply and was very expensive, mostly because copper was being used for ballistics by the military for use in the Vietnam War. Production could not keep up with demand, so builders turned to aluminum wiring during that period. The Problem in Residential Home Installations Very little information was disseminated...

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A Home Elevator can be an Uplifting Experience
May31

A Home Elevator can be an Uplifting Experience

All photos courtesy of Residential Elevators If navigating your multi-level home has become an issue or may be one in the future, perhaps adding an elevator or a lift is the solution. Chuck Dawson, president of Silver Palm Custom Homes and Remodeling, says he and his team of Universal Design Certified Professionals frequently are asked about the potential for this in homes in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. If you have the opportunity...

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3 Tips for Picking the Right Mix of Window Styles
May06

3 Tips for Picking the Right Mix of Window Styles

Content provided by Gunton Corporation-Pella Windows & Doors In many homes, the majority of windows are all the same style. This can lead homeowners to think that window styles should be the same all throughout the home. But different types of windows have different uses. Unless you had your home custom-built or have already been through a home window replacement, chances are you were not able to select your window type. Those...

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