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hewn & hammered
North America
Hewn & Hammered is devoted to all aspects of the Arts & Crafts movement and its revival, including Mission, Prairie and Craftsman art, craft and architecture.
Interests: graphic design, typography, arts & crafts architecture, grammar
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A self-storage facility consists of rooms, lockers, containers, and open spaces which are rented to tenants typically on a short-term basis. Aside from safe keeping of junk items, storage units are also utilized to optimize several businesses and to assist individuals, especially when moving to different locations. In the United States alone, there are close to 50,000 companies offering storage... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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For many, having a home gym is the ultimate goal. It saves time and money. However, as a homeowner, you’re space is often limited. While many resort to throwing exercise equipment into the garage, it can be ultra-frustrating to not have space to park the car. This story may sound familiar to a few, and the team at Quality Home... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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In a nutshell, radon gas is basically an odorless, invisible, tasteless, and radioactive gas that is detrimental to one's health. How is the gas formed? Well, the gas is usually produced by the decay in chains where uranium and thorium decay into lead. Reliable reports suggest that radon is responsible for killing more people annually than drunk-driving related accidents! You... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Tired of having the same grass and picket fence as everyone else in the neighborhood? Don’t be! We’ve compiled a list of four things you can do to transform your backyard to make it more interesting, fun and desirable. Dirt Trails Dig up some trails that you, or your kids, can ride your dirt toys on. If you have a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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If you are a homeowner, it is inevitable that at some point you will need to hire a reputable home contractor to help with renovations or repairs. There are many contractors that are available to assist with your home renovation needs but not all of them are reputable. This article will provide some tips to help you select a contractor... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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When you find yourself in a sticky situation and are in need of help, you likely think fast and become frantic. If this describes you, it is best to be prepared for the worst case scenario at all times. One of the ways to be prepared for anything that comes your way is to keep a list of resources on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Bigger is better, right? Sometimes we choose to move into a smaller home because it’s cozy and works just fine for our little family. But what if you come to a point where you decide you don’t like small and cozy anymore? Or what if you’re having people over for a holiday or get together and don’t want your guests... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you’re a first-time apartment renter, moving out on your own is probably something you’ve been looking forward to. But there are a few things that may not have crossed your mind in your search for that perfect first home. When searching for apartments for rent in Boise, or anywhere, don’t forget about these four, but necessary, things that you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Running your household can often feel like a chore. There are many tasks related to maintenance that you have to keep in your mind at all times to keep your space performing in efficient ways. One primary area to focus your attention is the HVAC system you use to keep your home comfortable. Paying attention to the needs of your... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Fleas can cause a lot of problems for you, your family and your pets. These 2.5 mm wingless bugs live on blood diet and will feed on all types of mammals including humans. Aside from the pain that they caused during feeding, they can also cause allergic reactions for some people, potentially spread disease- causing microorganisms to humans and pets,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you have recently moved in to a new home, you are likely in the market for new furnishings. Perhaps you have not moved in to a new home but are interested in updating the look of your space as you have not done so in several years. Whatever your reasons for stumbling on this article are, we are excited... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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When putting in a new driveway, the first thing you think about isn’t typically how well it is going to need to be maintained. In fact, it’s best to have a driveway that doesn’t need any maintenance at all, right? If only that was the way the world worked. Fortunately for you, we have some friends in the asphalt repair... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Summer is a time to celebrate, whether it’s just a friendly neighborhood barbeque, a back-to-school party (Woo! Let’s send the kids back to school!), or a summer wedding – you can’t beat summer. But with all the celebrating going on, people are going to be around a lot and you might want to think about a few improvements to make... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you have decided to install a shed on your property, no doubt you have to select what kind to use. There are a lot of different types of shed on the market today depending on purpose. Shedsfirst.co.uk is a great resource if you want to look for different shed options. To help you further, here’s a list of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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According to an Idaho Falls custom home builder, there are many ways you can be more efficient and cost effective with your home. Modern upgrades offer energy saving solutions that are easy to implement. You don’t need to go to the extreme of adding solar panels to your roofing, but you can make small changes today. The following are a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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The summer is the perfect time for you to update and upgrade your backyard. It is the perfect time to host gatherings for your near and dear ones. You should understand that it isn't necessary for you to spend a fortune on state-of-the-art furnishings and lavish greenery. By incorporating the facilities and amenities mentioned below, not only will you make... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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It can be so hard to figure out how to decorate any room in your home. We’ve all been there. But we want to make it easier for you by providing you with some simple vinyl projects that we found on Pinterest. Ever used a milk can or a globe for home décor? Well, now’s your chance! Check out these... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Sound transmission and acoustics are one of the most overlooked aspects of building design and construction. And while there are certain standards that public and multi-family building types must adhere to, single family homes are left woefully unsupported, which can lead to undesirable acoustic conditions for homes with more than a single story. However, there are things you can do... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Most people think that gardening is only for those who have a lot of space and time. But the truth is, with a few simple tricks, planting and taking care of a small vegetable garden can be for everyone who has a little bit of space and time on their hands. If you live in a small apartment, there are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Being able to take a relaxing swim in your backyard during a hot summer day is undoubtedly something very desirable. However, what a lot of homeowners fail to understand that having a pool also requires quite an effort. You have to maintain it properly in order for it to be safe and enjoyable to use. With this in mind, here... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Having the luxury of a house with a backyard is something that many people dream. You get the chance to walk out and have a nice and enjoyable afternoon or evening with your friends and family without having to be stuck in a tiny apartment or a house. There is something particularly attractive in spending time outside that it’s rather... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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We all want to walk into a comfortable and cool home after a long day at work, especially during the hot summer. During this season, we all want to have maximum comfort as much as possible with minimum disruption in our own homes. There are a lot of air conditioners out there, which is why it can be a little... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Broken glass can be really frustrating. It happens every now and then, usually unintentionally. In some cases, broken glass is so shattered that they are beyond repair and the only way to deal with it is through glass replacement. However, there are instances when there is still hope to fix it, but careful measures must be observed to make sure... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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So, you have finally renovated your floor, replacing your old worn tiles with new, glorious ones. Of course, the renovation didn't come without a hefty bill. Therefore, you are now looking for ways to maintain your tile and ensure their improved longevity. So, how do you go about doing it? Well, you have nothing to worry about as we have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Today there are many different types of garages to choose from, but when time comes to install a new garage or replace an existing one on your property, there is little question that a metal garage will be your best choice. Metal garages simply offer you an array of simple and yet significant advantages over their wooden counterparts, and we’re... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered