Green Homes

The ins and outs of green construction and natural building, with specifics on solar design, home insulation and more.

Green Bathroom Improvements for Your Home

By Megan Wild

Your bathroom is the room in your house that accounts for much of your home's water use. Here's how to combat that with green home improvements.


10 Beautiful and Useful Things You Can Create with Earth Plaster

By Atulya K. Bingham

A short guide to earth (clay) plaster and the amazing things you can do with it.


All About Wood Bugs and Scribing Our First Logs

By Manuela and Frank Mueller

We did know that bugs love freshly sanded logs, but underestimated how many there would be! But we just kept on sanding, picking and scribing so that we could get the second row of our log home set.


6 Tips for a Green Christmas

By Jennifer Tuohy, Home Depot

There are many ways to make this holiday season an eco-friendly one. Here are some ways to celebrate the season in a "green" way.


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Tiny Texas Houses from Salvaged Materials

By Lloyd Kahn, Shelter Publications

Tiny Texas Houses are each built to be one-of-a-kind creations. As a consequence, there are not set prices or models. We build to the customers’ desires. Pricing is based on size, style, and the various amenities.


5 Ways to Host an Eco-Friendly Cookout

By Jennifer Tuohy

Outdoor dining, whether it be tailgating or an outdoor fall feast, can be done in an environmentally-conscious way. This article describes some of the ways to make outdoor dining eco-friendly.


Eco Friendly and Affordable: It’s Happening

By Destiny Hagest

Eco-friendly products have earned a reputation for being only for those who can afford them, but these companies are changing all of that. Learn about why green means more green, and where you can get ethically made products without breaking the bank.


How to Cut a Nice Strait Sill Log Without a Proper Work Place or Equipment

By Manuela and Frank Mueller

After debarking all of the logs the challenge now was to get the sill logs cut nice and strait. Without having a mill or a proper cutting table or stands, we had to figure out a system how that could be done.