Green homes have been around for awhile, and they’re getting greener all of the time. GreenPod Intelligent Environments. GreenPods are designed by Ann Raab and can be used in a number of different ways.
Here is a look at 7 unique custom garages located in the U.S. All of these homes are on the market so if you’ve outgrown your garage at your current home…
Radiant barrier roof sheathing has a highly reflective material facing the interior of your attic. It will seriously reduce your home’s energy consumption. If you like saving money and helping the environment you should really look into radiant barrier roof decking. Trust me you’ll be happy you did.
A cool doorbell button makes a nice first impression whenever visitors come to your door. Show a little personality and style w/these fun door bell designs.
Radiant barriers are an effective way to reduce your home energy consumption. Here’s how to choose the right type of radiant barrier for your home.
A home energy audit can save you thousands of dollars in energy costs. Here’s the difference between a home energy audit and a home energy review.
Wondering about the best insulation material for your home? See which residential insulating products can be added to your attic. Attic insulation 101!
Want to know how to get the best results when washing windows? I’ve got a solution that will minimize the time you spend and give you the best results ever!
Window labels make it easier to comparison shop for new home windows. Before you go window shopping, here’s what you need to know about replacement windows.
One of the best ways to save money is to look into home energy savings. Here are 4 things you can do to save money month in and month out.
Keep up with your tree pruning or you may find your home’s landscape in dire need of trimming like this one! Here are the 5 tree pruning tools you need.
I searched high and low at the 2011 Fall Atlanta Home Show for cool homebuilding products and I found a few that I think you’re going to like. Solar thermal water heaters, attic access insulation covers and tubular sun skylights were among my favorites.
Safe rooms can be used for more than just storm shelters. Some ideas, plus safe room construction details and costs, if you’re in the market for a safe room
John Gidding, from HGTV’s Curb Appeal and Designed To Sell, spoke at the Atlanta Home Show. See John’s tips for taking a project from conception to reality.
In the market for a new washing machine? There are a few good models out there, but the Samsung WA5451ANW/XAA stood out to us for several reasons. See why.
These days energy efficient washing machines are very popular. You can save some money and be mindful of the environment as well. Here’s what I’ve found out about my energy efficient washer — some have Energy Star-ratings and others have CEE Tier ratings. I’ve provided full explanations of these rating systems and simplified the info for you.
If you have a Kenmore Elite H3 Washer that sounds like rocks rolling around in the spin cycle, you need to read this. It’s a difficult & expensive repair! Mine also consistently had problems with the door lock. I will outline the repairs for these issues and share a lot of reviews of this particular Kenmore washing machine so if you’re making a buying decision, read this first!
The EZflow French drain system is an innovative product consisting of 90% recycled content. It counts toward LEED credits, is easy to install, saves time & money.
The Village at Woodside Plantation in Aiken SC is a neighborhood community with townhouses and single-family homes. Here are my first impressions…
My old toilet is like new and it’s smarter, too. See how I installed a dual flush converter kit, a standard flush valve, and a new fill valve.
Now you can easily connect your TV to your broadband connection via power-line networking. The technology to make a solid connection between your computer and television is much easier now thanks to the HomePlug 1.0 Standard that was agreed upon by the worldwide companies that matter.
Update your old appliances with liquid stainless steel paint! It’s an excellent way to stretch your budget while giving your appliances a facelift.
If you need to replace the keyed door locks on your home, you might want to consider upgrading to keyless door locks. Here’s what to look for…
By using synthetic slate roof shingles that are made from recycled materials, you can earn LEED credits. EcoStar Majestic Slate roof tiles are one example.
Conservation subdivisions combine green space and trees with community living, for the ultimate in eco-friendly community design.