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Kitchen of the Week: A Modern Space Thanks to a Traditional ‘Tsubo-Niwa’

Last week, we wrote about Fraher & Findlay‘s inspired update of a Georgian home. Today, we’re sharing their most recent project, a renovation of an old Victorian in Hackney, London, featuring a Japanese-inspired tsubo-niwa. Tsubo is a unit of measure equal to the area of two tatami mats (about 3.3 square meters); niwa means garden. As a compound word, it describes a small courtyard garden—and that’s precisely what was added to the property to connect a new rear addition to the original building. Inserting a classically Japanese feature into a classically European house may seem like an odd mismatch, but…

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ADT-Monitored Home Security from Protect Your Home: 2020 Review

If you’re shopping for a home security system, consider Protect Your Home’s products paired with ADT’s monitoring services. With over 145 years of experience and millions of customers worldwide, ADT has been helping to protect homes longer than any other security company in the business. Paired with a 24/7 professional monitoring service and six-month money back guarantee by ADT (certain restrictions apply), Protect Your Home offers home security systems tailored specifically to your home and your budget. Read on to learn more about the customized packages offered by Protect Your Home, ADT Authorized Premier Provider, and determine if this is…

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10 Easy Pieces: Modern Metal Toilet Paper Holders

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A Guide to Nellie Stevens Holly

With Nellie Stevens holly, you can create a perimeter of shrubs around your property to increase privacy and enjoy the dark green, evergreen leaves all year-round. To decide if Nellie Stevens holly is right for you, read our guide to learn what the shrub looks like and how to grow it. Nelly Stevens Holly Overview Characteristic Description Characteristic Description Fruit size 0.3 inches in diameter Fruit uses Decoration Fruit color Red Region South, West Coast Hardiness zone 6–9 Growing season Year-round Resistance Deer, drought Susceptibility Canker, chlorosis, root rot What Does Nellie Stevens Holly Look Like? The Nellie Stevens holly…

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Insulated from the Inside and Out

Insulated from the Inside and Out | 2020-08-25 | Walls & Ceilings This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block. By closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to the use of cookies. Visit our updated privacy and cookie policy to learn more. This Website Uses CookiesBy closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. Learn More This website requires certain cookies to…

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Is “Renewable” Natural Gas Really Green?

Natural gas is a versatile fossil fuel that accounts for about a third of U.S. energy use. Although it produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants than coal or oil, natural gas is a major contributor to climate change, an urgent global problem. Reducing emissions from the natural gas system is especially challenging because natural gas is used roughly equally for electricity, heating, and industrial applications. There’s an emerging argument that maybe there could be a direct substitute for fossil natural gas in the form of renewable natural gas (RNG)—a renewable fuel designed to be nearly indistinguishable from fossil…

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