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7/30/2015
Bamboo is frequently touted as one of the best green options. Here are the pros and cons, and what certification organizations say about its sustainability.
7/20/2015
After looking through many sustainable floor materials for their new home, one couple settles on bamboo flooring for the majority of their living space. As with many house-building choices, finding a truly green bamboo floor requires a little product research.
2/23/2015
How to choose a sustainable flooring product. Review of sustainable flooring used over time and links to more material choices.
1/28/2015
How bamboo differs from hard-wood flooring and why it's a wonderful green alternative.
6/10/2014
"Earthen Floors" by Sukita Reay Crimmel and James Thomson provides essential information for creating beautiful floors using natural techniques.
11/13/2013
Sustainably harvested cork creates a beautiful flooring material that’s competitively priced with other kinds of sustainable flooring.
9/25/2013
With a few key supplies, you can revive worn wood flooring without heavy-duty sanding.
3/29/2013
By installing laminate flooring we have a floor that cleans easily, is attractive and durable.
2/28/2013
Teragren, the nation’s leading manufacturer of fine bamboo flooring, panels, veneer and worktops, today introduced a new product line — Vantage: A New Generation In Bamboo Flooring.
6/13/2012
Jessica Kellner, editor of Natural Home & Garden, is beginning research on electric in-floor radiant floor heating products as an efficient method of heating the new nursery.
3/20/2012
What we do inside on a blustery day outside.
11/15/2011
Turtle Plastics Modular Matting is now available in 14 colors.
11/3/2011
An amazing, off-the-grid Welsh hobbit house was built in less than four months and for less than $5,000.
7/19/2011
Learn how to install ceramic tiles that'll never let you down.
2/11/2011
Steve Maxwell, “Canada’s Handiest Man”, explains just how easy it is to install laminate flooring yourself.
12/17/2010
Simran Sethi writes about choosing eco-friendly paints, tiles, and other aspects of her renovated bathroom.
10/1/2010
Radiant floor heating may save energy in the average home, but for especially well insulated new houses, here's why it's probably not your best option.
5/3/2010
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi goes through the process of rejuvenating her hardwood floors, and describes how to avoid harmful ingredients in cleaning products, such as volatile organic compounds, in the process.
7/23/2008
Here's some helpful advice about how to clean up dust, mold and stains on your subfloor.
5/1/2008
Here's what you need to know about laminate flooring, from suggestions on how to choose it to tips for installing your own.
4/8/2008
It takes a lot of energy to produce concrete, so when possible, it's good to look for substitute building materials. Here are a couple of options that might be good choices for a garage.




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