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Category Archives: Eco-Home

Homeowner’s Guide To Choosing Eco-Friendly Paints (Part 1)

As a homeowner, it’s often empowering to feel the freedom that comes with being able to customize your home in any way you choose. For example, in a 2017 interior design trends survey, more than a third of respondents said they would choose a neutral color palette if redecorating their home, and you should have […]

5 Easy Eco Upgrades for Your Home

You might dream of having a roof covered in solar panels, a solar water heater, and a gray water system that irrigates all of your landscaping with your waste water, but if that’s not in your budget right now there are still simpler things you can do to save you money and make your home […]

How Can ECOS Help You in 2017? (Giveaway!)

We’re in the midst of planning our blog content for the New Year, but there’s a voice missing from our discussion – yours! What would you like to see or learn about? How can ECOS help you in 2017? Share your thoughts and you’ll be entered into this month’s giveaway!

Is Recycled Paint Eco-Friendly?

Did you know that the US Environmental Protection Agency estimates that Americans throw away as much as 69 million gallons of paint each year? That’s a lot of waste, so it’s no wonder many cities and counties now encourage consumers to recycle their paint. Just like other forms of recycling, this helps divert reusable materials […]

How to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle During Renovations

Did you know that according to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), building construction accounts for a full 40 percent of materials used and 30 percent of the total waste stream in the United States? That’s a ton of waste. (Technically, it’s hundreds of millions of tons.) Not only is that bad for the planet […]

How to Find an Eco-Friendly Contractor

Dreaming of transforming that fixer-upper into a sustainable, energy-saving wonderland? Can’t wait to see the finished Italiante on This Old House? If you have home renovations on the brain, finding a suitable contractor to fulfill these dreams can be a daunting task! And, there’s a whole added layer involved when you’re trying to find someone […]

5 Trending Sustainable Home Building Materials

For everyone interested in living as eco-friendly as possible, the increase in availability of sustainable building materials is fantastic news. As these products become more commonplace, the market is getting more competitive and companies are responding by innovating, inventing, and creating increasingly amazing eco-friendly building material choices. Currently, we’ve got our eyes on five trending […]

Jesus Tables Featuring ECOS Paints

This article was written by our friends at Jesus tables. We are very proud of the fact that they use ECOS Paints’ stains, paint, and varnishes on all their beautiful tables. Jesus tables are an excellent example of true woodworking craftsmanship and we think you will love the tables that they share with you in […]

3 Tiny House Tours Featuring Big Design Ideas

Tiny house living has become a big movement and there are many reasons why: they cost less to build, are easier to maintain, decrease a person’s carbon footprint, and give people the freedom to live a less-tethered lifestyle. Of course, many people considering the option wonder if they could really live comfortably in a home […]

20+ Easy, Eco-Friendly Home Hacks

Kermit the Frog may think it’s not easy being green, but it sure can be if you know the right tricks! And, thanks to the Internet, brilliant tips are easier than ever to uncover. We did our own bit of browsing and came up with some really unique and clever ideas. Live your life a […]