Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Energy Efficiency, Faucet, Shower, showerhead, Toilet
(ARA) – When you sit back to relax in the tub, or take time to preen in front of the bathroom vanity, do you often feel that the setting just isn’t giving you the comforting and spa-like experience you wish you could feel at home?
Filed under: Air Quality, Attic, Budget-friendly, Doors, Energy Efficiency, Insulation, Windows
(ARA) – When the wind whips outside your home and temperatures plummet, you may start to think of your home’s insulation and wonder if it’s adequate. While many people equate the idea of insulation with staying warm in winter, did you know your home’s insulation can also help keep you cool in summer? And reduce your energy bills in any season?
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Home Remodeling, showerhead, Skylights, Ventilation
(ARA) – It’s probably safe to say that no potential buyer ever passed on a house because the bathroom was just too lovely and luxurious. And few of us would prefer to come home at the end of the day to decompress in an outdated bathroom with a shabby shower and cabinets that have seen better days.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling, Insulation, Radiant Barrier
(ARA) – Saving money around the house continues to be a major pursuit for homeowners nationwide. And with a focus on going green, savvy homeowners are looking for ways to cut energy use to reduce utility bills and their home’s carbon footprint.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling, Insulation, Programmable Thermostat
(ARA) – In today’s challenging economy, homeowners are looking for a few extra bucks to help pay their monthly utility bills and other household expenses, but there’s no need to resort to searching for spare change in the sofa cushions. You can find plenty of extra cash throughout the house by making some simple and
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency
(ARA) – Are you afraid to turn up the heat in your house this winter because you consider your electric bill – and your carbon footprint – to be big enough? Saving money and reducing your carbon and water footprints are worthy goals you can spend many years striving to achieve. But here are a few ideas to help you get started reducing your energy bill and being eco-friendly.
Filed under: Air Quality, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling, Insulation, Winterization
(ARA) – OK, so humans don’t really hibernate, but when those bone-chilling northern winds arrive and snow starts to pile up against the door, we all tend to prefer the climate-controlled comfort of our own homes. And like all creatures, great and small, who endure the hardships of winter, we must prepare.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Energy Efficiency, Insulation, Roof, Windows, Winterization
(ARA) – Winter may cause many homeowners to contemplate a new heating system or other major investments, but some small, smart investments can often go just as far toward protecting your home and saving you cash. Through the proper home maintenance techniques, you can keep typical damage caused by snow, ice and rain at bay and avoid major home repairs.
Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Home Remodeling, Green Living, Green Remodeling
(ARA) – In today’s environmentally conscious times, it seems we’re surrounded by the need to shop, act and live “green.” Some of our choices are easy and small, while others can be big and costly. But one thing is for sure – each choice can make a significant difference. But as many of us know from experiences of trying to diet, the most successful long-term changes we make can’t make us feel as if we are “giving up” the small pleasures that we enjoy.
Filed under: Energy Efficiency, Green Home Remodeling, Home Remodeling, Increase home value, Weatherproofing
(ARA) – With the onset of cooler weather, people are starting to think about green – specifically, paying for heating bills and holiday expenses. A sure way to save green, as in money, is by making your home more energy efficient and space heating the rooms where you spend the most time instead of heating the entire house.