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July 2000

WINTER TV PROJECT/SANTA BARBARA

HILLSIDE HAVEN

departments

ASK NORM

features

desert star

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WINTER TV PROJECT/SANTA BARBARA

HILLSIDE HAVEN

As the finishing touches go on Jan Winford’s artfully renovated bungalow, she gets ready to settle in and settle down

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departments

ASK NORM

How to replace rotted beams, dampen outside noise, and make gouged siding smooth

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features

desert star

An adobe house blends seamlessly into a site graced by indigenous plants and mountain views

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YARD & GARDEN

CONCRETE-PAVER WALKWAY

"The walkway to the front door is one of the most important features of a home,” says Roger Cook, landscaping contractor for This Old House. “It’s the first thing anyone who visits is going to see.” Walkways assembled piece by piece from clay brick or split stone are easy on the eye but hard on the wallet.

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FINANCES

You Got a Permit for That?

Call it a helpful safety inspection or Big Brother watching, but when you build, renovate, or add on, town hall wants to see what you’re up to

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departments

Silva Solutions

PREVENTING WARPS, CRACKS, AND POPS

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TRANSFORMATIONS

Shingle Minded

With years of hard work and attention to detail, a Midwestern couple achieves their dream

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MATERIALS

Steeling Home

Metal siding, the shiny, utilitarian stuff of grain silos and Quonset huts, finds a niche in home construction

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HOUSE CALLS WITH STEVE

A Silvery Lining

In a turn-of-the-century bungalow, the kitchen is carefully planned—and furnished—to look unplanned

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TECHNOLOGY

Pixel This

With digital cameras, there’s no such thing a bad picture, as long as the batteries hold out

SUMMER2000 September2000
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