Smart home technology can help in many ways before, during and after any natural disaster. Here are some ways to control the home's climate, provide peace of mind, and know about and act on problems even if you’re hundreds of miles away.
Follow along as a couple in Northern Maryland researches the physical and financial requirements for installing a geothermal heat pump in their new country home.
From boat-building, Dean Ellis learned to work with metal. With this house overlooking a beautiful stretch of coast, he decided to build a metal-frame house. Learn how Dean used a unique curved steel method to construct a beautiful sailboat-inspired handmade home.
Without an understanding of local laws, homeowners with tiny houses can face zoning fines and in extreme cases, eviction.
Use a home built, DIY wind turbine on your property to create electricity from natural wind power.
Lessen your carbon footprint by building this DIY algae bioreactor capable of producing its own biofuel.
By Sally Coulthard
Keep your shed eco-friendly and check out this list to find out what type of materials to use when building a shed.
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