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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Build Your Own Green Roof

A green roof is a roof which can either be partially or fully covered by plants. It generally constitutes a waterproof covering where vegetation is planted over. The green...
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7 Must-Have Plumbing Features for a Greener Home

Plumbing fixtures and appliances in your home use various quantities of water. If you want to be more energy-efficient, then there are various options that can be used to...

6 Top Tips for an Eco-Friendly Honeymoon

A lot has been written on Greener Ideal about how to have an eco-friendly wedding. But have you stopped to consider that your honeymoon could be green, too? Read our top...
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Conserve Energy by Weatherproofing and Stripping

If you've ever experienced shock and awe when you open your monthly electricity statement and wondered where all those kilowatts went, consider how quickly leaky windows and drafty doors...
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3 Home Updates for Those with a Green Heart

Individuals today have many options available to them when trying to live more sustainably or more environmentally friendly. For those individuals who are also fortunate enough to own their...
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Switching to Energy Efficient Plumbing Fixtures

Installing energy-efficient plumbing fixtures is an easy way for homeowners to improve their environmental impact as well as save money. Even though many people are aware of the problems...

How to renovate in an Eco-Friendly Way

When people are moving to a new home, the first step is usually its renovating. Repair works do make your place look far more comfortable but they fill your...

Simple and Big Changes to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

Embracing an eco-friendly lifestyle starts at home. With your family, you can come up with a strategy to help protect the world for future generations. By starting with a few simple suggestions,...
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Eco Building Materials: Present and Future

Designing and building an eco house, or renovating your property to make it more energy efficient, is a great way to cut down on bills, and not to mention great...

U.S. Rebates and Tax Incentives for Energy Efficient Lighting

Energy efficiency is all about creating a cleaner planet, saving money and using less in the way of energy resources. As a result, governments have encouraged individuals, business owners and contractors to...

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