When famed architect Christopher Mercier is retained to remodel or redesign a home, he wants to know the following from the homeowners: What is their lifestyle? How do they live? What do they expect from the home? Once these questions are answered, Mercier is able to develop plans that will meet the needs of how the homeowners want to live.
Q: My niece is just tall enough to pull out my kitchen drawer and hang on it. Over time it has become wobbly and is hard to operate. How can I fix this?
Early Saturday morning I saw water that dripped from the ends of hoses lying on the ground. The water had formed icicles at the ends of the hoses, and temperatures were not freezing during the night.
Henderson development Ascaya will host a “Design Wars” workshop at its newly opened clubhouse at 5 p.m. Feb. 28. The workshop will feature discussions on trendy vs. timeless interior design concepts for both remodeling an existing home or building a new one.
The history of chickens can be traced as far back as 500 B.C. Early on, the fowl were primarily used as entertainment in the form of cock-fighting, according to some historians. Once people realized the bird produced eggs that could be consumed and that the hen itself could also be eaten for protein, chickens became an important part of human life.
Q: When can I put tomato plants outside in the garden?
Dear Gail: We’re getting ready to repaint our house and recently rescued another pup, Emma. It seems she’s been a little harder on our walls than her sister, Annie. We wanted to get your advice on if there is anything we should look out for or consider when we paint this time. We were thinking of other wall treatments but not sure it would be the best decision. Thanks. — Roberta
The interior of a home conveys a visual narrative about the life and interests of its owners. Dorothy Willetts spoke these words at a panel discussion titled “Start With the Art” at the Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market, held Jan. 28-Feb. 1 at the World Market Center.
Q: This past year we had lots of fruit, but the problem seems to be the same every year; when do you know its ripe? We pick one fruit every couple of days when they are looking good and try it, but they are sour and hard. Then they slowly start wrinkling and falling off at some point.
Q: On my side yard, I have grass that leads to a backyard patio. I would like to install steppingstones as a walkway leading to the patio. I want to keep the grass, but I don’t want to set the stones right on top of the grass. How can I accomplish this?