Ideabooks are the core of what Houzz offers. It’s where you can save your favorite photos, notes, and other details of your home project. Here’s how:
With more than 8 million photos on its site, smart search terms will make the difference between finding what you want and going down a rabbit hole. Here are a few tips:
- Use quotation marks to do searches for terms with two or more words. If you’re looking for something specific that’s more than one word, try searching for the entire term in quotes. That will exclude any photos that feature just one of your search terms. Example: “blue paint”
- If you are searching for photos with multiple features, put the plus sign before all the words in your search to find photos containing all of those things. Example: +blue +paint +bedroom
- Once you’ve hit the search button while doing a photo search, try clicking on one of the room links (kitchen, bath, bedroom etc.) in the left-hand column on the results page. You can narrow down your results by room, style and location.
About one year ago, Google announced that more than 50% of web searches were done from a mobile device. So of course, that includes home improvement inspiration! House’ mobile apps are available here.