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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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We don’t want to discount Thanksgiving here, but Christmas gets closer with each passing day, and it’s almost time to start decorating (if you haven’t already done so.) There are literally endless ways to decorate your home for the holidays, which can make those of us who are super indecisive stress out hard. If you’re looking for some simple ways... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Building your very own dream house is an exciting and at the same time, very challenging adventure especially if you’re new to it. Building a customized house can take six months or even longer if you have very specific details you want to incorporate and the house requires materials that are not readily available. Whether you are starting a family,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Confused why to go for window replacement? Let Total Home find the reasons. Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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The furnace is your ultimate companion during winter. This is because it keeps the entire house warm and can protect you from the freezing cold. On the other hand, the furnace is like any other machine – it can break down when you need it the most. Such malfunctions can be kept at bay by investing in preventive maintenance and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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In order to keep things around the house running smoothly through the winter and well into spring, there’s always winter preparation that needs to be done – for the lawn, the house, the car, and even your driveway. Don’t wait to make your winter preparations until it’s too late. Some professionals in the asphalt repair business have put together this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Any major renovation can cost a lot of money, even in small spaces like the bathroom. It might not be as big as a bedroom, but it can still require you to spend. There are tips and tricks that you can employ if you want to save on certain aspects of a bathroom renovation. But know that there are also... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Water is an essential part of life. Survival is not likely without water. Population is on the rise that means more people are dependent on water leading to more consumption and hence more effective strategies should be implemented for protecting water. Water supplies are getting shorter than the demand. You will also be aware about the effects of global warming.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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You’ve probably heard of the surge in popularity for granny flats. Once thought to be just suited for the elderly or retirees, these self-contained living spaces are now being seen as a legitimate investment. Many use it as a home office or guest room, while others use it to earn extra income by renting it out. If you’ve decided to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Having a small kitchen may be a challenge as it may limit you from fully stocking the kitchen. Storage and organization is a major factor in looking for a home. So if you’re buying one, consider the size of the major areas of the property, especially the kitchen! So Cal Home Buyers in Riverside County are particular with kitchen sizes... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Drought is hard on the outdoors. Trees and plants suffer greatly from the lack of water. But water shortages are most often seen on lawns at home. The lawn is, without a doubt, the first thing a person sees when they walk up to a home or enter a backyard. The brown or yellow lawn that comes as a result... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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There’s nothing quite like the depth, beauty, and allure of real wood. Whether the wood is installed as flooring, a fireplace mantle, or it’s part of your furnishings, adding wood to your home instantly ups the warmth attraction of the entire space. Wood comes in a wide range of finishes and tones, however, with different wood species and stains combining... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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The importance of a chainsaw can’t be overlooked when working on wooden materials and surfaces. This is because it makes your work much easier. Owning a chainsaw will give you a head start when you want to carry out some minor repairs. With such a power tool, you can finish your home projects without breaking your back. The good thing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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During the cold winter months, there isn’t a lot that you can do for your yard, but there is plenty you can do before the harsh freezing temperatures hit it to ensure a luscious spring. Go through this checklist and prepare your yard before it’s too late. Clean it up. If you had kids running around outside all summer long,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Life after a divorce can be very emotional and stressful. And when you have to sell a property, it can get pretty messy and can add more stress. Going through a divorce, especially if it is a difficult one, can leave you mentally and physically drained and you may not have the energy left to go through selling your house... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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With Halloween growing ever more near, it’s about time to get that decorating done. That’s half the fun of it! Are you planning on hosting a Halloween party this year? Then don’t wait, get on the hunt now for the spookiest, or most festive, decorations you can find. One place that your guests are sure to visit, especially if your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Was your dream home designed without HVAC service or central air? Fear not! There are several easy, and budget-friendly alternative solutions to conventional AC. The key to comfort and design is finding the best heating and cooling unit for your particular space. You want one that isn't too small, or not powerful enough to do a proper job, but you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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When the weather is cold outside, you want it to be warm inside. It might mystify you how people survived the winter prior to modern heating. Some didn’t, which is why this convenience is so important to you and your family. Avoid the same mistake many others make. Don’t ignore your furnace. Rather, include it in your fall maintenance plan... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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At some point in life there comes a time when you need extra space in your home for different reasons such as a family, income, or other needs. As the size of the family continues to grow, extra space is needed to accommodate everyone in the family. Having a huge income might create the need to add more rooms in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Your thermostat is one of the most important devices in your home. When it malfunctions, you get too hot or too cold. You also waste money on your energy bill because your HVAC unit will run too much. If you’ve had these issues, you need a new one. Here are four things to look for when upgrading a thermostat. Learning... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you are looking for unique garage storage solutions for your space, you have come to the right place. We will provide some great tips to selecting the best garage storage solutions for your home. Did you know that adding garage cabinets and storage to your space can add value to your home? Many people do not realize that by... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Keeping your home clean can be quite an ordeal if you work full-time and have a house full of family members and pets. Life is busy and taking care of your home, cooking meals, doing laundry, and helping the kids with school work all takes a great deal of time and attention. While there are not enough hours in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Tuckpointing is a repair process that involves removing the crumbling old mortar between bricks and replacing it with new mortar. It is beneficial for the structural integrity of your home, the prevention of further erosion and water damage, as well as the home’s curb appeal. If you decide to tuckpoint the mortar yourself, it isn’t too hard if you prepare... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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The air quality in your home is important. Keeping dust, pollen, pet dander, and other irritants out of the air you breathe involves more than changing the air filter. What about the air ducts? Contaminants collect in the duct system too, and regular cleaning of the air channel is important. Improving Health As you know, many irritants hang in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Selling your home can take a great deal of work. Cleaning, de-cluttering, and staging your home for potential buyers can be a stressful ordeal. The best course of action is to plan ahead and work on getting your house ready to sell over a period of a couple of months. This way you are not rushed and can take your... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
Are you looking for some fun ways to decorate your front door this fall? Then you’ve come to the right place! Whether you live in an apartment or a mansion, any of these creative decorations will work for you. No one should feel limited by their space, so a property management company Pocatello residents love put together this list of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered