Producing waste is often inevitable during a home renovation, even with the most careful planning, measurements, and estimations. Nevertheless, you can minimize the amount of waste you produce by recycling leftover materials and prevent them from going to the landfill. But what kind of materials can you recycle? And what other purposes can they serve?
House remodeling and renovation are two terms that are commonly used, sometimes interchangeably, when one wants to embark on a home project. However, they have different meanings. Renovation is quite synonymous with restoration. This means that when you do house renovations, you are restoring your home, or a part of it, to a previous condition.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it’s no surprise that home improvement has become a priority to many homeowners. Many Americans continue to work and learn from home, making it important to have the necessary space to make these activities easier. Homeowners are also becoming more environmentally conscious, with eco-friendly construction and home improvement on the
You might think that moving into a new apartment or house sustainably is a nearly impossible task. Don’t worry because there’s good news: moving in sustainably is not that difficult. Here’s are a few eco-friendly tips to make your moving day less stressful. Reuse and Repurpose Your Old Furniture Before you purchase brand-new furniture, take
Whenever we see photos of log cabins overlooking a lake or a river, we feel a certain calmness within us. It’s almost like seeing that photo reminds us of how beautiful life and the world can be. That’s why many of us will want to have a log cabin of our own. Whether it’s for
Setting up a solar panel on your roof might be one of the best decisions you can make if you want to do your part in helping the environment. Aside from helping the environment, installing solar panels at home has other benefits, including lower energy bills and tax credits. But before installing solar panels on the roof
Branding and visibility are essential to any business. However, the concept of visibility can take on a very different meaning in today’s times. Physical Visibility Whether it’s a storefront, restaurant, or office, visibility is a key element to a business’ success. Make your place visible with clear signage. They can take the form of laser-scorched
Everyone wants to live in a clean and organized house. One could even say that a clean home leads to a healthy and happy living experience. However, many of the cleaning agents that we regularly use are suspect. They do clean, yes, but some of their ingredients contain chemicals that can cause allergies or are
If you are designing a new home, office, or commercial space, or you are simply trying to incorporate new elements into an existing property, it’s best to ensure that you are thinking sustainably. Gone are the days when you could use any old material not just because of fading trends but also because they have been
From the looks of it, it would seem America loves accumulating superlatives. The problem is some of these jaw-dropping numbers lean towards the negative side. That’s what the superpower’s garbage footprint is telling us. A recent study by Verisk Maplecroft, a leading global risk assessment consortium, showed the United States is the most wasteful country.