Filed under: Green Home Remodeling, Green Living, Landscaping
(ARA) – With summer on the horizon, families will be heading to backyards across the country for picnics, sports games and to simply soak up the sun. A lush green lawn is the perfect setting for these activities and will be the envy of the neighborhood. How does one achieve that well-manicured, stadium-style lawn?
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Home Remodeling, Green Living, Green Remodeling, Home Improvement, Simple Home Improvements, Skylights
Who doesn’t want to save up on utility charges this year? However, did you ever think about various popular energy saving home improvements such as substituting regular bulbs with energy efficient bulbs or insulating the old hot water heater?
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Green Living, Green Remodeling, Kitchen, Lighting, Shower, showerhead
Consumers re-evaluate what ‘green’ really means in the economic downturn (ARA) – Of the 13 recessions since the Great Depression, none has presented a combination of length, breadth and depth more significant than that of the current economic downturn. However, there is a bit of a bright spot among all of the doom and gloom. But perhaps it should be called a “green” spot.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Living, Green Remodeling, Windows
(ARA) – Now that spring is here, many homeowners are thinking about remodeling projects that will improve the home this season and year-round. Whether you’re planning a few do-it-yourself improvements or a major renovation, it’s important to think “green.” One way to enhance the beauty and comfort of your home while saving on energy is by installing highly energy efficient windows.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Living
(ARA) – Saving the environment can be an overwhelming task. With everything in the news about how to make your home more energy efficient, it’s easy to become bewildered when thinking about all the improvements you could make. But there’s no need to worry, as you don’t have to make your home into a model for green living all at once.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Green Living, Roof, Shingles, Solar Energy, Solar Roof Tiles
The price of utilities has drastically increased over the last decade and will continue to rise in the foreseeable future as many sources are becoming scarce. Electricity is something that everyone uses, and we are willing to spend ridiculous amounts each month to use it. Homeowners who are looking to reduce cost need to address the problem with electricity. One approach in reducing your electric bill is by using renewable energy through installing solar roof tiles.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Curb Appeal, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Exterior, Green Living, Home Decorating, Lighting
(ARA) – With today’s falling home prices, one family’s well-worn dwelling can quickly become another’s dream “starter” home. Interest rates are at historic lows, meaning buyers can get more house than they could a year ago for the same monthly mortgage payment, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Ceramic tiles, Eco-Friendly, Fixtures, Green Living
(ARA) – National foreclosure statistics can be downright frightening – until you realize that despite record increases in foreclosure rates, the majority of American homeowners are still making their mortgage payments.