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Go Green or Go Home: Flooring Trends for 2018

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Go Green or Go Home Flooring has always been an important aspect of interior design, and with good reason, too. It sets the backdrop for every design scheme, which makes it the first thing you need to consider when remodeling your home. Just like with any other interior design element, the types of flooring that are most sought after vary ... Read More »

Benefits of Including Nature in Building Design

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Benefits of Including Nature Before the industrial revolution, people’s lives and homes were closely connected to nature and their natural surroundings. But, in the last 250 years, we’ve experienced a great shift from rural to urban living and we’ve alienated ourselves from nature. However, evolution works very slowly and our development, performance and well-being still greatly depend on the natural ... Read More »

Energy and Waterproofing Your Home

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Energy and Waterproofing Home construction and renovation is a pretty straight-forward business. You have to find the right location, the materials you need, the right crew and the necessary licenses before you start working. But what separates the amateurs from the pros are the techniques they use and it’s only natural to considerthe future and think about increasing your new ... Read More »

Energy-Efficient Homes: Help Pocket & Economy

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Energy-Efficient Homes Energy costs can be notoriously crippling during the winter, but it’s not just our individual households that are suffering. “Over the past few years most of us have learnt a few tips and tricks for making our homes more energy efficient and keeping our bills down such as LED light bulbs, insulation and draught excluders” says Marylebone estate ... Read More »

Feeling Down? Try Gardening

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Feeling Down? Try Gardening There are lots of ways to relieve stress and improve your mood when you’re feeling down. You can go for a run, take a vacation, or spend a day at the spa. But while these are effective stress relief strategies, they’re not accessible to everyone. Seniors and people with disabilities may struggle with strenuous exercise, and ... Read More »

Retrofit existing homes to be more energy efficient

Retrofit Existing Homes

Retrofit Existing Homes Energy efficiency is a hot topic right now and making sure new UK homes more energy efficient is something home builders up and down the country are working hard on getting right. But, improving the energy efficiency of existing housing stock, is another important issue for the UK and it appears that some Dutch ideas could help ... Read More »

The Bios Urn: Add To Your End of Life Plans

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The Bios Urn At the bottom of this post you can download your very own Bios Urn Pre-Planning form to include in your arrangements. In this post, we will detail how you can pre-plan with the Bios Urn. To think about life, also entails thinking about the end of life. We hope that in our efforts to normalize the Bios ... Read More »

Household Electricity: How to Reduce It’s Use

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Household Electricity Electricity prices are rising, while the feasible and mass-produced renewable solutions are still over the horizon. We still need to apply all the life hacks and explore all the possibilities not only to save as much between the two bills, but also to use natural resources in a more sensible, eco-conscious manner.     Read More »

Helping Kids Learn: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

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Helping Kids Learn Helping Kids Learn To Reduce, Reuse And Recycle When shopping, ask kids to help you find the products that use the least amount of packaging. Try to repair broken items instead of throwing them away. Model good behavior by separating trash into recycling bins whenever possible. Buy as many products in bulk as possible to cut down ... Read More »

Guide to Making Your Car Environ. Friendly

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Guide to Making Your Car Environmentally  Friendly Are you worried about your contribution to climate change? If so, you’re not alone. There’s an increasing body of evidence which claims that us humans are responsible for shifting our planet’s climate, and that there are steps we can take to minimize our impact. If you’re the environmentally conscious type, you might already ... Read More »