Day: March 27, 2020

Commercial Louver Products | Architectural Louvers Co.

We are a louver manufacturer specializing in wall louvers, hurricane louvers, louvered sunshades, exterior sun control devices, and roof equipment screens for the architectural construction market.

As our name states, we do one thing and do it right – Architectural Louvers.
Learn more info about us .

This website gives you access to the most complete information available
in selecting and specifying architectural louver products. You can access
many important tools from our catalog pages:

Wall Louvers
Sunshade Louvers
Metal Awnings
Equipment Screens

You can also view photos and get design assistance from our Design Help section. Or you can just Contact Us and get immediate design, selection and pricing assistance.

Wall Louvers – Types and Depths

2 storm blade louver
4 storm blade louver
4 drainable blade louver
6 drainable blade louver
wind driven rain louvers

Louvers for wall installation are designed to allow air into the building while keeping out unwanted elements. In selecting wall louvers, consideration for your application is critical to your project success.

Equipment Screen

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Color Study: Sage Green Living Room Ideas

Sage Plant

A lovely little sage.

A perennial favorite in home decor, sage green is a lovely blend of green, blue, gray and even yellow. While a distinct color in its own right, sage somehow passes as a friendly neutral. Sage can be much more interesting than a plain gray and works great in all areas of the home.

I like a nice sage green living room or bedroom. For the bedroom, a blue sage can be tranquil and sleep encouraging. For the living room, a yellow sage is friendly and bright and a dark sage is rich and inviting. But with so many sages, how do you choose? Here’s a few of our favorites, including a variety of accent colors to match.

Here are the colors I tested:





 

Castle Walls: Light Blue Sage

Let’s start with a light neutral that has a hint of blue: Benjamin Moore Castle Walls. Paired up

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Country Kitchen Design Pictures and Decorating Ideas

Country Kitchen Design Ideas: Some kitchens are made to be admired at a distance; country kitchens are made to be used. Their down-to-earth style and lived-in looks make country kitchens among the most comfortable and inviting rooms to be in.

Country Kitchen Design
Mismatched chairs at the kitchen table, a farmhouse sink with a fabric skirt, oak hardwood floors, butter yellow walls, and a red brick range hood add character and charm to this country style kitchen.

Essential Elements: Farmhouse sinks, beadboard panels, and open shelving are trademarks of country kitchen designs. Knotty wood cupboards or painted and glazed cabinets with simple styling provide a traditional country feel that’s not too stuffy. Popular cabinet styles include the standard raised panel or beaded flat panel cabinet doors with a simple frame.

Setting the Mood: Sometimes rustic and often cozy, country style kitchens have a timeless and natural appearance. Wide-planked wood floors, antique brass hardware,

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Interior Designers


27-1025 Interior Designers

Plan, design, and furnish interiors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings. Formulate design which is practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity, selling merchandise, or improving life style. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design. Excludes “Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers” (27-1026).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:



Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
57,070 2.4 % $28.42 $59,120 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:


Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.41
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Exterior Concrete Cost – Landscaping Network

Costs soar when concrete is poured in sections like this because additional materials and labor are required to form each pad.

The overall cost of having concrete installed depends on multiple factors. Some of these are square footage, location, decorative finish, demolition, grading and more. The best way to find out what your concrete project will cost is to call two or three contractors and get quotes. This way you can compare and make sure you’re getting a fair price.

National Price Ranges for Concrete

  • Plain Concrete – $2-5 per square foot
  • Stamped Concrete – $5-10 per square foot (find out what factors affect stamped concrete cost)
  • Colored Concrete – $5-10 per square foot

In comparison to other paving materials, concrete falls in the middle of the road price wise. It is more expensive than loose paving materials like gravel or decomposed granite, while it is more affordable than natural

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How to Hire an Interior Designer on a Budget

 Casa Watkins Living

As a decorating enthusiast, one of the most common questions I’m asked by friends in nesting mode is “Where can I find an affordable _________ for my home?” It’s fairly easy to answer: flea markets, vintage shops, and a few of my go-to budget-friendly retailers. The second-most common question always throws me for a loop: “What’s the cost of an interior designer?

If you hire an interior designer, you can set your budget for furniture and décor at basically any number you’re comfortable with, but the bill for your design services can easily and quickly rack up, and it can vary greatly.

Before partnering with an interior designer, pinpoint your home décor style so you can accurately describe the look you’re going for.

All designers work differently. Some charge an hourly rate (anywhere from $100 to $500 per hour is common), a flat fee (several thousand dollars

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8 Top Exterior Siding Options: Pros and Cons

Choosing your home exterior material is a BIG deal! Not only is it one of the most expensive line items when building a home, but your exterior is also everyone’s first impression of your home … and I know you want to make a traffic-stopping great first impression! If you are confused about your exterior siding options and pricing … or unsure where to even start in choosing materials for your home exterior, this post is for YOU!

Below is an overview of eight of the most popular types of siding (as well as pros and cons of each) so you can confidently make a decision for your own home build! 

Top Exterior Siding Options Pros and Cons

WHY EXTERIOR SIDING SELECTION IS IMPORTANT

Exterior siding material is one of the most expensive line items when building a home, so it’s important to understand your options and what fits best with your desired aesthetic (design and curb

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Design Guide: How to Style a Sectional Sofa

One of the design consultations I had recently got me thinking about the do’s and don’t of styling a sofa.  Not just any sofa, a sectional sofa.

I think a lot of people are attracted to sectional sofas because they offer abundant seating and because they seem to provide a bit more comfort than a traditional sofa.

After a while I think people can become disenchanted with their sectional sofa because they recognize that a sectional can limit the traffic flow within a room and sometimes a sectional feels overpowering in a space versus relaxed.

In my years of designing rooms, I’ve recognized that it’s not always the size, scale or placement of a sectional that causes the disenchantment, but instead its the fact that the sectional and the space around it are not styled or accessorized in the best way.

The size of the coffee table, the placement of

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25 Best Interior Design Blogs

best interior design blogs feature

It’s safe to say that there isn’t a shortage of interior design inspiration on the internet. But all of that information can be overwhelming. Where do you start? Weather you need some insight on the best wall paint color or an easy DIY project these home design blogs cover all the topics you’ll need to make your house feel like home.  We’ve narrowed it down to the top 25 best interior design blogs we love turning to for daily inspiration. If you need more personalized interior design help check how online interior design services can transform your home today.

1. Coco Kelley

best interior design blogs coco kelley

An overall stunner, Coco Kelley was created by Cassandra LaValle in 2007. Apart from the striking photos of interiors, Coco Kelley also covers travel, entertaining tips, food, and fashion. Her eye for effortless design keeps us coming back for more.

WHAT WE LOVE: The Coco Kelley philosophy: Life

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