Jerkinhead Roof

A jerkinhead roof is really a gable roof on which the peaks of the gable ends are clipped off with everything looks like a hip roof. The best thing about this style is that the clipping streamlines the peak of the gable roof, which can otherwise be tremendously stressed in close, thus reducing the possible … Continue reading Jerkinhead Roof

Home Above the Range: Smart Programs for Cooktop Space

My husband and I are nearing the end of a significant kitchen remodel. After tearing walls down, reconfiguring the layout and bringing in modern cabinetry and appliances, we are getting down into the specifics. 1 detail I’m considering is the thing to put above our newest cooktop. I’m thinking about several possibilities. For purpose, the … Continue reading Home Above the Range: Smart Programs for Cooktop Space

Sliding Barn Door

Sliding barn doors hang on a rail system that permits them to move back to open and shut. This not only removes the requirement to permit for extra floor space that a swing operation would require, it is often a requirement considering their normal dimensions and weight. While these doors typically resemble their namesakes, the … Continue reading Sliding Barn Door