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 Light and Dark Sides of Skylights

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Anyone who has ever looked through a skylight at night can appreciate the beauty offered by this window into the sky, with its clear view of the stars above. But before jumping into a residential renovation project to add skylights, homeowners should be informed of both the benefits and drawbacks of these windows. A Look […]

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Deciding on the Best Time for a Home Remodel

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Among countless factors that go into the decision to renovate, it’s important to determine the right time for a home remodel. Remember that there is no set-in-stone timeline that works for every homeowner, and personal finances, the decision to move, and lifestyle considerations like kids’ school schedules must all be factored into the decision. Not […]

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