Posts Tagged greener homes

Some Ways To Make Your Home Greener: 2

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

2_eavesNow that we have talked a little bit about adding in a covered porch – the next step that you should take is actually making sure that your roof hangs over a little bit.

The reason for this is actually so that way, it keeps the sun off of the windows and exteriors, which will help the house, stay extremely cool in the summer.  It also really helps to protect the siding from the weather, which means you can go twice as long between repainting.

Next, you want to make sure that you reuse and remodel.  If you are planning to really tear down your home and start over, why waste?  Why not try to salvage your home or even your first floor and build around it.

Some Ways To Make Your Home Greener: 1

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

1_yellow_houseIn this day and age – real estate is all about how green your home is and honestly, the greener your home is, the better chance it has to sell and that is surely what you should be concentrating on whenever you are looking to sell your place.

There are tons of little things that you can do to make your home greener and in the next few blogs, we are going to talk about some of those ways.

The first way is by adding in a porch – new covered porch shelters are actually fantastic to keep the morning rays out of your home so you do not have to kick on the AC as much in the summer time.