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3 Essential House Painting Rules All Homeowners Should Follow

Adding a coat of high-quality paint to the interior or exterior of your home is one of the easiest and most effective ways to spruce up your house, and increase its value. However, there are a number of important rules all homeowners should keep in mind to ensure the effort they’ve put into house painting […]

Homeowner’s Guide To Choosing Eco-Friendly Paints (Part 2)

In the last post, we started to discuss the serious health risks associated with the use of chemicals and paints that contain VOCs, or volatile organic compounds. Fortunately, there are viable alternatives that can limit or completely alleviate these risks, and picking out non toxic paints that don’t contain harmful chemicals is the key to […]

Seven Things You Should Know before Painting Baby’s Room

If you’re expecting a new baby, you might be going into nesting mode. One of the things you are probably eager to do is make over your new baby’s room with a fresh, coat of paint. Before you begin, however, there are a few questions that will need to be addressed.   What Is in […]

100+ Tiny Home Hacks That Maximize Your Space

In an era of hoarders, mass consumerism, and McMansions the tiny house movement is a voice of environmental reason saying, “Let’s buy less, throw out less, and live by the motto of less is more.” Even if you have no desire to live in a tiny house, you can adapt some of the ingenious space-saving […]

8 Eco-Friendly Home Infographics to Go Green and Save Green

Did you know that green buildings cost between 3 and 5% more to build but can reduce energy usage by 30 to 50%? By spending just a little more when you build or renovate, you can save a ton of money in the long run. There are even simple ways you can make your home […]

What to Ask Your Contractor Before Tackling Eco-Friendly Projects

So you’re ready to tackle a home renovation project, you want to do it greener, but you’re hiring someone else to execute it. How do you make sure they’ll take the planet and your health into mind to the degree you want? Even if they claim to be green, how do you know they’re eco-friendly […]

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