remodeling





10/20/2010
Thinking of repainting your house? You may want to check out the EPA’s new lead paint requirements. Whether you’re a contractor or a homeowner, there may be safety concerns you should be aware of when sprucing up that old room – especially if you have children.
6/16/2010
This week green building author, architect and Natural Home columnist Carol Venolia dispenses advice on green remodeling during workshops sponsored by Design~Build~Live in Austin, Texas.
12/17/2010
Natural Home is ahead of the most recent trends, highlighted in the National Association of Remodeling Industry’s builder poll.
3/8/2011
Experts say that that bathroom and kitchen remodels--once a sure-fire way to move a home for sale--aren't necessarily the ticket anymore. Creating a house that feels homey and welcoming is most important.
12/18/2008
MOTHER EARTH NEWS' green homes editor offers remodeling advice for home owners interested in reducing their environmental footprint.
4/8/2011
When you're facing a tricky woodworking project, it's a good idea to build a mockup
9/10/2012
A family comes together to transform an everyday grain bin into a great new space for a Bed and Breakfast.
2/4/2013
The International Builders’ Show featured new residential construction and remodeling products such as fiberglass entry doors, retrofitting, bomb shelters and more.
3/13/2012
Realize that DIY inspiration is just a click away by checking out these great home remodeling blogs. 
10/14/2009
Believe it: With patience and pecking around, you can find low-voc paint for little more (maybe even less!) than you'd pay for conventional paint. What's your experience?
6/1/2012
As a nursery renovation begins, Jessica, editor of Natural Home and Garden, is just beginning an investigation into remodeling options for an eco-friendly nursery.
9/12/2012
After Greensburg was destroyed in 2007, the citizens of Greensburg, with the help of GreenTown, have invested in green building for a better tomorrow.
3/28/2012
This index links to some recent and popular posts related to green building, design, remodeling, and home improvement. The posts cover a broad range of topics, from green products to projects to practices, as well as sustainable communities.
6/4/2013
Architect Debra Rucker Coleman shares tips for converting your home to passive solar energy.
3/8/2010
This two-day, alternative building workshop featuring energy expert Dan Chiras will be held March 13-14, 2010 in St. Louis.
4/25/2013
Heating water is the highest drain that laundry machines and dishwashers have on your bill. Onaverage, water heating accounts for 18 percent of your energy bill.
4/25/2013
To me, the most important features of a sustainable building are not its technological wonders but its simple design features: common-sense strategies that should be incorporated whether the building becomes LEED certified, Energy Star certified, or is just trying to be environmentally friendly.




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