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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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Most people think about structure and design when planning a building’s architecture. While these two components are vital, other minor and mostly forgotten inclusions, such as heating and cooling systems installation, are also crucial to the buildings’ functionality. Unfortunately, most architects and engineers realize HVAC’s importance quite late, after heating and cooling problems have emerged. Below are a few reasons... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Hewn and Hammered
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Designers and home buyers are gravitating toward minimalist home designs more than ever before. A minimalist home is appealing to many with less clutter and a simplified look. But is this trend here to stay, or will it eventually fade? Let's take a look at some of the reasons why minimalist home design is becoming more popular and see if... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Hewn and Hammered
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Contact RBWA to start building your single-story home in Australia. They can assist you in maximizing a small space rather than searching for a greater parcel of land. This is the right method with regard to the limited land offers in Australia in the past years. For that reason, it is nonsense to buy a huge lot if the area... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Hewn and Hammered
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Home improvements do not always happen to make your property more functional. Often the purpose is to increase your property's value. For sellers, an impressive exterior, a well-kept lawn, and a well-maintained entrance gate do a lot to grab their prospective buyer's attention. The rest of the house and the contemplation on all its practical aspects come later. Who knows... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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A front door can make or break the look of your home. This is why it’s important that you dedicate time to figuring out and visualizing the best one for your needs. If you’re running out of ideas, you could always check door designs and styles online. A good place to start is to look at composite doors. Premium composite... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
infographic created by Allgood Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
infographic created by Unique Services Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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Do you know that only 3 out of 10 people have time to clean their homes? This means that so many homes are dirty, unkept, and unhygienic. This means that so many homes are in trouble. Especially homes with dirty carpets. If you’re part of the 70% who have yet to devise a way to regularly clean and maintain your... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
Individuals move from one apartment to another either for career opportunities, higher education, or even personal reasons. Moving out and changing locations is always a great way of starting from scratch. However, it will come with challenges that will force you to step out of your comfort zone. Here are common difficulties one might face while moving to a new... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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The holiday season is a busy time for all. On top of that, there can be a ton of things you have to consider before the festive months are upon you. Even if you’re not particularly social, you’ll still enjoy having your loved ones over during this festive period. However, before the influx of guests hits, you’ll want to ensure... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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Despite the rise of modern apartments in major cities, many people still love farmhouses or gardens. Remember that if you also want to buy one of these beautiful countryside houses, you have to pay attention to many things. In fact, buying a farmhouse is kind of different from purchasing an apartment. Apart from the size, age, design, and material, you... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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Winter is a busy season as there is snow to rake, parties to plan, and holiday decor to work on. You may even bear an extra workload at the office before closing for the holidays. It is easy to overlook pest management because you believe these pesky intruders are on a break. But overlooking winter pests may set you up... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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There’s nothing like having a chlorinated oasis in your backyard to beat the heat, host parties for family and friends, and spend your days relaxing next to clear, blue water. For homeowners, swimming pools can be a significant investment and commitment. Choosing a backyard pool requires a lot of consideration. What size and style are best for your property? Should... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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Starting an in-home business can be pretty daunting. You want to make an ideal space for clients, but you don’t want to change your home too much. So, if you’re finally expanding your freelancer MUA status to a salon owner - you’d want to keep your space up to par to cater to your clients. There are a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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When you’re getting ready to put your house on the market, it's important to make it look its best. You want potential buyers to be impressed when they walk through the door, and you want them to be eager to make an offer. We will discuss some tips that will help you prepare your house for sale and make it... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
A remodeling project transforms your home into a more comfortable and attractive living space. It can also add resale value, making it a sound investment. However, it's stressful, expensive, and even a safety hazard when not done correctly. It makes sense, then, that you want the process to go as smoothly as possible. Here are six helpful tips for planning... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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Your HVAC system helps you maintain a comfortable environment, regardless of the weather. Unexpected HVAC issues can be challenging, and could be due to an unresponsive thermostat, the heating system making strange noises, cold air coming from your heating system, clogged condensate line, frozen coils, and outdoor units. Your furnace having a yellow flame, the fan not turning off, the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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Whether you need a complete bathroom makeover, or are only looking to change a few aspects of this space, bathroom remodeling projects can get quite complicated. Fortunately, you can successfully manage these upgrades by considering critical aspects that give these projects lasting value. Here, we look at five bathroom remodel tips. 1. Know how much bathroom space you have Before... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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A dull and bland kitchen can suck the life out of cooking and hosting gatherings. The grease-stained cabinets, rusty and old-fashioned knobs, chipping wall paint, and ancient appliances give off a dreary vibe. And that can make even the most enthusiastic home cook feel uninspired. If your kitchen needs a quick redo, there are many ways to bring it back... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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infographic created by Conway Services, an air conditioning company. Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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Windows can make a home more comfortable, light and airy while offering functional purposes such as keeping out the heat and cold. They can only do this when they are in optimal working order. If your windows need replacing, you may be wondering how much they cost. In this post, we'll explain the various factors that can affect the price.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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Pests can be a real problem if they get out of hand. They can cause damage to your property and create discomfort for the inmates by spreading diseases and contaminating food supplies. Some pests are also dangerous to humans. For example, bed bugs can transmit diseases through their bites, and rodents carry some parasites that can be deadly for people... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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Carpets are a breeding ground for allergens, dust particles, and bacteria. According to research, one ounce of carpet dust contains over 2,000 dust mites. All that ton of filth is living right under your foot. There is a wide range of health problems that these contaminants in your carpeting can cause, especially among the elderly and children. Even though vacuuming... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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As any homeowner knows, there are a never-ending number of things that need to be done around the house. From painting the kitchen to fixing a leaky faucet, it can sometimes feel like there’s always something that needs to be fixed. While it can be tempting to try to tackle these projects yourself to save money, some home renovation projects... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered
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It is almost always the best rule of thumb to call an exterminator when dealing with bed bugs. Even if you only notice a few in your home, chances are that there's more where they came from! DIY pest control is rarely effective, and never is it really the best course of action to take. Bed bugs are aggressive and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2022 at Hewn and Hammered