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To find cheap building materials for your new home or remodel, use these tips! See how to get a contractor discount when you're not a contractor, and where to look - locally & online.

Shipping container homes are popular. But are they really less expensive & easier to build than other houses? Some good & bad things about these tiny homes

I asked family & friends for their cost-cutting home remodeling ideas. I combined those with my own tips to create this list of 7 money-saving remodeling tips.


Wondering about the best insulation material for your home? See which residential insulating products can be added to your attic. Attic insulation 101!


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.


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.

Thinking os using an envirotile as an alternative to traditional pavers? The pros and cons of using rubber pavers - that look great for a deck or patio!

Selecting carpet that's made from recycled materials is easier than ever and it's a great product too! Here are the top eco-friendly carpet lines.

Drying all of your delicate laundry has been made simple and economical with a very cool product. It's an indoor laundry drying cabinet that uses outside or inside air to effectively dry your clothes as gentle as possible.