When planning a home remodel or designing a new home, green building principles can conserve resources and save money. Becoming familiar with common green building principles helps you to decide what’s important in home design and plan for energy-efficient home improvements.
Reducing waste is one of the keys to improving the environment. Decreasing the amount of waste produced by humans helps to reduce pollution reducing emissions needed to produce one time products and packaging, it saves much-needed landfill space and reduces energy consumption.
When winter comes, you never know how harsh it will be. That’s why it’s vital to secure your summer property. If you take the right approach to protecting your cabin or vacation home, you won’t be facing any unpleasant surprises next spring. Let’s find out about smart and effective ways to protect your property.
Do you spend warm summer mornings sipping coffee on your apartment balcony? Or maybe you like catching a breath of fresh air on a cool autumn evening? Maybe you want to arrange a romantic date under the stars while in the comfort of your own home?
It’s human nature to bring as many possessions as possible to one’s home. Ancient instincts coupled with practicality drive us to keep as many useful things in the house as possible. The “maybe I’ll need it someday” approach is useful but calls for a lot of storage space.
In the quest to gain maximum comfort, and aesthetic excellence for your home, the question of whether to use awnings or screens will invariably come up. In this purchasing guide, we’ll be examining which option is best and the various pro’s and con’s of each – exterior solar screens or retractable awnings.
Over the past decade, hurricanes seem to have gotten stronger and more frequent. People spend more and more time thinking about protecting their families and homes from the hurricane’s destructive consequences.
Did you ever walk down the street and notice beautiful rolling shutters on someone’s windows? Admit it, at that moment you wanted to get the same ones for your home too. While not every homeowner considers getting outside rolling shutters, most of them can benefit from this wonderful addition to their homes. Besides looking fabulous, these shutters are extremely functional.
It’s over a hundred degrees outside and your skin is sucking the heat deeper into your body and not trying to help you out. Afternoon downpour brings grief instead of relief. In the evening, humidity levels are so high you can slice it with a knife. Add pollution and every second becomes a real hell when you’re outdoors during summer. Luckily, there are ways to beat the heat.
Nothing makes you lose your summer good mood faster than bugs flying or crawling around your house. Luckily, there are simple tricks for keeping insects out of your property.