Home Improvement

From weekend DIY projects to full-blown retrofitting, our collection of Home Improvement Guides will put you on a path to living a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

And don’t forget – most eco-friendly retrofit projects will help you save money over the long-term too!

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Creating an Eco Friendly Bedroom

Your Guide to An Eco Friendly Bedroom Ecological awareness in the bedroom isn’t the first thing on most people’s minds when they tuck up for the night…however there are many...
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Environmental Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

Does hardwood flooring really have a positive impact on our Health and Environment? Your home is your identity and when you consider home interiors, all should be as beautiful as...

5 Must Have Water Saving Gadgets for your Home

A few years ago it used to be only the ardent environmentalists who were bothered about their impact on the planet and worried about issues such as global warming....

Easy Ways to Make Your Refrigerator More Energy Efficient

There are some easy things you can do right now to economize your refrigerator’s energy usage. Following these tips won’t cost you any extra money, and can very well put a whole bunch of money right back in your pocket.

Green Fencing Options: How to Enhance Your Home’s Exterior with Eco-Friendly Materials

Fencing is a home improvement project that can add both value and aesthetic appeal to your property. There are even green options available to eco-friendly homeowners.

Eco-Friendly Curtains: How to Choose Them

There are all kinds of things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint, and the list is likely familiar to many of you by now—biking to work, turning...
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Tips for Choosing the Best Recycled Wood for Your Floors

Wood floors have charm, style and beauty. Depending on the species of wood, the room can be fanciful or warm and charming. Using recycled wood can save thousands of dollars...

10 ways to make your home a greener place

If you've not seen an increase in your energy bills over the past couple of years you must be one of the lucky ones. For the rest of us,...
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Going Green With Your Home Heating And Cooling

Now that Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone, the summer season has officially kicked off. Expect to be invited to more barbeques, beer gardens, and rafting trips every...
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Updating “Legacy” Heating and Cooling Systems for Greener Homes

Green living magazines and other popular forums spend a lot of space on high-end LEED house designs and systems that run completely on alternative or sustainable energy services. As inspirational...