From finding solar solutions to conserving water to using renewable and recycled products, our new Green Guide can help you live a healthier, more eco-friendly life. The decisions you make at home can reduce your environmental impact on the earth and can also save you money. In the upcoming months we'll be adding articles offering practical advice and guidance on the changes you can make -- big and small -- to start living a greener life. Check back soon!
Green Renovation: Dealing with Toxic Radon Gas, Part 2
The EPA warns, fix your radon problems. And get a professional: don't try getting rid of the gas… More
Green Renovation: Dealing with Toxic Radon Gas, Part 1
Just because you don't hear constant warnings about radon gas infiltration of your home doesn't mean it isn't… More
Indoor Air Quality, Part 1: Demolition Pollutants
Stirring up decades of dust is just one of the problems facing the home remodeler. Find out what… More
Indoor Air Quality, Part 2: Asbestos Danger
Once widely used for strength and fire resistance, this carcinogenic compound has to be treated like death waiting… More
Indoor Air Quality, Part 3: Avoiding Remodeling Pollutants
It's been said that breathing is the key to longevity. When remodeling your old house, use a good… More
Indoor Air Quality, Part 4: Avoiding VOCs
Before putting the finishing touches on your old house remodeling project, learn which materials emit dangerous volatile organic… More
Small kitchen designs work when flexibility is designed in. This great example also incorporates Green features.
Reclaimed wood is a great combination of beauty and eco-friendliness. We feature a unique staircase fashioned from reclaimed timbers.
Installing insulation is simplest and most effective Green Renovation you can do. Here's some facts on insulation and old homes.
- After 1970
- Before 1800