Houzz Product Properties Overview


This article focuses on the different settings and actions available on the Houzz Properties page and explains them in detail.

Product Fields Explained

To open the Houzz Properties page, go to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Open a product > Toolbox > Houzz Properties. The following options are present on it:

General Panel
Options Description
Enabled Enables the product on Houzz.
Keywords Allows you to add keywords.
Houzz Product ID A Houzz product identifier.
Merchant SKU Alternate SKU used per-channel for communicating a product to that corresponding channel.
Ready to Post Indicates the product status for posting. If the product is not ready for posting, hover over the i icon to see the missing information for the product.
UPC Universal Product Code. Refers to the 12-number barcode used to scan at the point of sale.
MPN MPN, or Manufacturer Part Number, is a unique number issued by manufacturers to identify individual products.
Inventory Panel
Options Description
Enable Default Qty Only applies to Replenishable products. For these products, the Default quantity is the number that will always be sent to the channel in inventory updates regardless of the actual available inventory.
Enable Max Qty Enable if you want to use Max Qty.
Max Qty Specifies the maximum units sent to the channel. Alternatively, select Default to pull Max Qty from the company-wide Houzz settings (Settings > Companies > Manage Companies Select a company > Toolbox > Houzz General Settings). Default overrides the value in the Max Qty field.
Safety Qty Enter a quantity to subtract from the Avail. Qty to help prevent overselling. Alternatively, enable Default to pull Safety Qty from the company-wide Houzz settings (Settings > Companies > Manage Companies > Select a company > Toolbox > Houzz General Settings). Default will override the value in the Safety Qty field.
Minimum Order Qty Sets the minimum order quantity.
Available Qty The inventory quantity available for sale: the physical quantity in all sellable warehouses, minus unshipped orders and reserves.
Inventory Last Sent Timestamp of the last time inventory was sent to the channel.
Pricing Panel
Options Description
Channel Price Allows you to set a different price specific for Houzz. You can also check the Default box to use the default Site Price.
Standard Shipping Price
Houzz Cost The cost of the product to Houzz.
Shipping Panel
Options Description
Min Lead Time The minimum amount of time it takes to ship the order from when the order is placed.
Max Lead Time The maximum amount of time it takes to ship the order from when the order is placed.
Listing Details Panel
Options Description
Product Title Multiple titles can exist for a given product, but there can be only one top title, which is used as the default title for fixed-priced listings.
Product Description Allows you to add a product description of up to 255 characters.
Manufacturer The manufacturer of the product you post must be configured in your Houzz portal.
Category ID Houzz category selected.
Style Allows you to select a style from the drop-down menu.
Color Allows you to specify a color.
Primary Material Allows you to specify a primary material.
Designer/Artist Allows you to specify a designer/artist.
Country of Origin Selects a country of origin.
A Check the box if the item requires professional assistance for assembly and installation.
Vintage Check the box if the item is vintage.
Handmade Check the box if the item is handmade.
Proposition 65 Check this box if the product contains harmful chemicals declared in Prop 65.
Prop 65 Warnings/Chemicals Type your warning message here.
Prop 65 Harm Specifies a proposition 65 harm.
Prop 65 Warning Type Select an option from the drop-down menu.
Trade Type Select a trade type from the drop-down menu.
Channel Images Panel
Option Description
Images Recommended size 501 x 501 pixels. Maximum 1900 x 1900 pixels. Square aspect ratio.

Actions Explained

From the Actions menu at the top-right corner on the Houzz Properties page, you can perform the following actions:

  • Post Product — Posts the product to Houzz.
  • Update Product — Updates the product on Houzz.
  • Export Inventory — After a change, sends the updated inventory amount to Houzz.
  • Export Price — After a change, sends the new price value to Houzz.

The image shows the actions on the Houzz page.


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