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Earth-Sheltered Homes: Anatomy and Benefits

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Earth-Sheltered Homes: Anatomy and Benefits The typical four-walled home that we all have come to know and love isn’t the only option available for homeowners anymore. With today’s advancements in construction technology and architectural design, it’s now possible, now more than ever, to both live comfortably, be eco-conscious, and live out your Lord of the Rings fantasies and live like ... Read More »

Everyday Items People Forget to Recycle

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Everyday Items People Forget to Recycle Nobody wants to forget to recycle discarded items, but sometimes we do it accidentally. It can be hard to tell what’s recyclable or where to take the items. There are many everyday items that people forget they can actually recycle. These items are found all over your home. Use this list as a reminder ... Read More »

Stepping into a Better Future with Sustainable Home Design

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Sustainable Home Design Homeowners around the world are becoming more aware of the effect their homes and lifestyles have on the environment and they’re shifting towards more sustainable and eco-friendly design in order to reduce their carbon footprint. Read More »

How Often Do You Need A Roof Inspection?

How Often Do You Need A Roof Inspection? A majority of people don’t give much attention to their roofs. This is because roofs last for an extended period before they suffer any damage. When you build your roof using Colourbond® or Zincalume®, you’ll realize that it lasts years before you’ll need to replace it. Understanding that your roof is what’s ... Read More »

Money and Energy Saving Hacks for Heating/Cooling Your Home

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Money and Energy Saving Hacks for Heating/Cooling Your Home Your home is where you spend most of your time, and you want it to be heated and cooled comfortably each season. But, the energy costs of heating and cooling your home can add up quickly! Luckily, there are a few simple steps that you can take to save money on ... Read More »

The Environmentally Friendly Way to Dispose of Your Mattress

The Environmentally Friendly Way to Dispose of Your Mattress

The Environmentally Friendly Way to Dispose of Your Mattress Did you know that over five percent of the landfill space is occupied by old mattresses? On top of that we are adding about eight thousand more to that total each day. For anyone who even cares a little bit about the environment and sustainability, these numbers are staggering. What’s more ... Read More »

How to Go Green in the Home Office

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How to Go Green in the Home Office You may have heard of the term, “going green” often and it doesn’t mean getting sick or wearing an outlandish green outfit that makes you look more like a cucumber than a human. It actually means being environmentally friendly and making sure your environmental footprint is minimal. While most people don’t consider ... Read More »

Xeriscape-Friendly Plants For A Low Water Garden

Xeriscape-Friendly Plants For A Low Water Garden

  Xeriscape-Friendly Plants For A Low Water Garden Reducing water use at home can be done by turning off the faucet while brushing your teeth and by only washing clothes in cold water when you have a large enough load. However, our outdoor water use is also running the threat of wasting a lot of water — nearly 50% according ... Read More »

Ten Habits To Get Plastic Out Of Our Lives

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Ten Simple Habits to get the Plastic out of our lives Brands like; Franprix, McDonalds, are countless signs that anticipate the ban on the sale of certain plastic disposable products by 1st January 2020. It is no longer a secret that plastic contaminates the planet. Now, you can find everywhere in nature, on the beach, beneath the oceans and even ... Read More »