If you are intent on a basement makeover into something more functional, aesthetic and livable, be warned that you must contend with moisture issues (if they exist) first before you do any basement makeover. It is not wise to commence remodeling your basement if you have not yet solved the moisture issue(s). (more…)
A deck is a functional and beautiful Home addition to any house, but can be deadly if not built properly by local contractors. We have heard many stories of decks collapsing with people on them resulting in deaths but much more often there are life changing injuries. So a deck – especially a deck high off the ground – should never be built with anything but high quality workmanship and materials. (more…)
Living in a green home is better for the planet and better for your health, pocket and conscience. A green home is one which can be sustainably built, operated and maintained. Here is a list of traits that mark a sustainable home.
1. Sustainable site conditions
A green home should be built in a place where you can have solar access, a garden, a water supply, enough air, privacy and an atmosphere that is inspiring to you. (more…)
If you think an eco-friendly home is only for environmental activists, think again. A green home offers far more advantages than you think. Here are some of the obvious advantages of eco-friendly homes over traditionally-built homes.
Makes your home’s environment healthier
The foremost advantage of having an eco-friendly home is the health benefits it will provide. A green home is made of natural building materials which are naturally low or free from toxins (more…)