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Heating Your Home, Radiantly

When you’re trying to warm up on a chilly morning, that initial shock of icy floorboards underfoot may make you think you’re dwelling above the Arctic Circle! Of course you can wear woolen hunting socks to bed—always a fetching look—but for a more enduring solution, consider under-floor heating, sometimes known as radiant heating. Most homes... Read More

Solar Panels and City Living

Living in the city and having solar panels has seemed impossible to many property owners, but this combination is becoming viable thanks to open-minded HOA boards and some serious advocating among those with intentions to live a green life. Property owners with homes in the suburbs, the hills, and the countryside have been able to... Read More

Building Your First Home with Bamboo Materials

When it comes to building your first home, consider bamboo. The sustainable material can be used for more than just flooring–it can also be used structurally as well. Bamboo has environmental and physical benefits that you may not know about that will transform your first house into a home. Sustainability of Bamboo Bamboo is lauded... Read More

Alternative Energy Options and Ideas for Your First Home

Moving into your first home comes with major costs…and major considerations. From remembering to turn off the lights when you leave the room (now that you’re paying the energy bills, not your parents) to installing energy efficient bulbs and appliances, there are even bigger steps you can take to getting off the electricity grid. Like installing solar panels.... Read More

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