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Home Remodeling Blog: go green

Denim Insulation

Ever wondered what to do with your favorite denim jeans when you finally decide they are too worn to wear and are ready to toss them in the trash? Well, maybe they can end up keeping someone warm in a different way.

Posted: 28 October 2015 | more Arrow

Green Remodeling

By definition, remodeling a house is much more eco-friendly than building a new one. Remodeling involves upgrading and improving what you have, rather than developing a fresh new site using fresh, new materials.

Posted: 11 August 2015 | more Arrow

Grabill Cabinet Company: Green before ‘green’ was even a thing

We are thrilled to partner, year after year, with Grabill Cabinet Company. The quality of their products is impeccable, their commitment to the environment is second to none. Read about their eco-friendly manufacturing. Nothing goes to waste.

Posted: 15 July 2015 | more Arrow

Five Green Budget-wise Home Improvements

From made in America recycled glass countertops to native landscaping, these small changes around your house can help both the environment and your pocketbook.

Posted: 19 May 2015 | more Arrow

Benefits and Costs of Composite Decks

Explore the option of a composite deck if you don't mind spending a bit more money upfront, and reap the benefits of a lower maintenance, eco-friendly solution that will continue to satisfy you as the years go by. The latest generation of products have enhanced performance and richer, long-lasting colors with realistic wood grain patterns.

Posted: 2 June 2014 | more Arrow

When to Say “Bye-Bye” to Your Old HVAC System

As high efficiency HVAC systems are upwards of 60% more efficient than units of old, you may be able to slash your utility bill by 100s or 1000s of dollars per year while minimizing your environmental footprint.

Posted: 27 September 2013 | more Arrow

The Great Green Redo: Greening up Your Bath

Going green while remodeling a bathroom is a great step in conserving water and helping the environment, because you can do so without sacrificing "the look" of your bathroom. There are a lot of high performance fixtures out there and they’re simply gorgeous.

Posted: 1 July 2013 | more Arrow

"Right Sizing" Your HVAC System Saves $$$

Due to better products and better tools for sizing HVAC systems, now may be a smart time to get a new HVAC system and saving a chunk of change, while improving the quality of your home air environment. Savings and air quality meet where advances in technology and engineering intersect, providing great value for you.

Posted: 22 June 2013 | more Arrow

Quartz Countertops

Today, the trend is towards quartz-based counters, many which use recycled ingredients in their mix. Boasting the best qualities of laminate and stone, quartz began appearing in U. S. homes just a few years after gaining popularity in Europe.

Posted: 2 December 2011 | more Arrow

Cork Flooring

Are you one of those people who saves wine bottle corks thinking you will someday do something creative with them? These days, cork flooring is looked to as a great “green” building material but truth be told, it first came into use at the end of the 19th century.

Posted: 2 December 2011 | more Arrow

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