What’s the Origin of the Clawfoot Tub?

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Because the past plays such a large part in our present, many homes in the New Orleans area are tailor-made for retrofitting vintage luxuries, such as freestanding clawfoot bathtubs. Once de rigueur and made in heavy cast iron, new models are crafted from lighter fiberglass or acrylic, offering additional options in color and style. A clawfoot tub brings a 19th-century touch of class […]

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The Future Of 3D Printing In Construction

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If we told you ten years ago that a house could be completely fabricated on a printer, would you have believed us? The time has finally come! In 2017, construction was completed on the 3D Print Canal House, a house totally fabricated on a 3D printer. While 3D printing in construction isn’t necessarily ready to churn out subdivisions across the U.S. just yet, there are some exciting […]

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How to Give a Home Some Historic New Orleans Charm

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Historic renovations lend classic charm and vintage appeal to new construction and home additions. Families considering a home remodel in New Orleans can incorporate design strategies, elements, and materials from the city’s iconic architecture to create an aesthetically pleasing space with modern amenities and durability. Here are five techniques to try. Light Fixtures Matter Recessed […]

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Four Questions to Ask Before Building a Home Addition

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Building a home addition can be a smart decision for those who love their location but simply need more living space. Before embarking on this major home renovation, though, here are four questions homeowners should ask themselves. 1. What Are Your Priorities? To answer this question, homeowners should design their ideal home from scratch without […]

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