Green Home

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Simple Ideas for a Greener Home

If you’re interested in making your home more eco-friendly, check out 10 Easy Ways to Go Green from Better Homes and Gardens. Read on to find out more.

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Eco-Friendly Exterior Finish

If you’re looking for an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional paints and stains, you might want to check out the nontoxic, low VOC finishes made from natural oils by Weather-Bos. Read on to find out more.

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How to Insulate Attic Drop Down Access Stairs

Even if your attic is well insulated, the folding stairs that provides access can be a major source of heat loss. Watch this video to see how to make an insulating cover from foam board to insulate the stairs leading to your attic.

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Recycling Old Paint and Car Batteries

Lori asks, “My husband and I are big advocates for recycling. How or where can we get rid of old car batteries and old paint?”

You are wise not to dispose of them with your regular garbage, since both are considered hazardous waste. Read on to find out about recycling them.

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Unusual Water Saving Sink

Find out about an innovative bathroom sink that allows you to wash your hands after every flush of the toilet without using any extra water? Read on to find out more.

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Guide to Green Living

Find out about a great resource where you can find answers on how to live a green, eco-friendly lifestyle in your home. Read on to find out more.

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BluWood treated lumber.

BluWood Treated Lumber

This eco-friendly treated lumber combines a boron-based preservative with water repellent to keep moisture, mold, rot, and termites at bay. Read on to find out more.

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Environmentally Friendly Countertops and Flooring

Environmentally Friendly Countertops and Flooring

More and more materials for countertops and floors are available that are both beautiful and environmentally friendly including material made from synthetic stone, bamboo, cork, and recycled glass. Watch this video to find out more.

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