How good is your home heating system? Does it warm up the whole house on a cold day? Does it cost more than you think it should to get enough heat in the winter? Are you thinking about switching to an alternative heating system? Do you want to upgrade to a newer heating system? I started this blog to talk about the different alternatives for heating your home. Find out when it’s time to upgrade your heating unit and when you can make modifications or repairs to your old unit to improve its efficiency or keep it going a while longer. Also, check out the pros and cons of different alternative heating options from geothermal units to pellet stoves. Your home heating answers are here!
23 November 2015
Roofs come in many different materials and styles. One of the most environmentally-friendly roofs is a green roof. A green roof is an energy-efficient roof that is covered by a growing garden. Green roofs are not new. They have existed for centuries in many countries of the world because they are very efficient thermal insulators. In the summer, the plant materials growing on a green roof shade the roof and keep the residence or commercial building cool.
5 November 2015
Sometimes fiber cement siding cannot be distinguished from wood siding but it has advantages over wood siding and will add value to your home project. This type of siding comes in straight pieces and is somewhat flexible, but it must be carefully handled to avoid damage. Installation Installing the siding will require at least two people unless you are working with the smaller side pieces. The product must be kept dry and instructions must be closely followed.
19 October 2015
If you want to have a simple life, with little debt, you may want to consider sustainable living solutions. This does not mean that you have to live in a tiny shack in the woods with no power or modern utilities. You can build a small, simple and practical home with everything you need. Here are some tips to help you with the design of a small home with all the essential features you want and need:
28 August 2015
Keeping your house cool in the summer without raising your electric bill can be a mystery to some people. Although your bill may rise a little bit, you shouldn't have to break the bank to try and keep yourself and your family cool. Here are some commonly asked questions about cooling your home. Is It More Expensive To Power A Ceiling Fan, These Also Use Electricity As Well? Although ceiling fans do use electricity, it is far cheaper to use a ceiling fan during the day than it is to turn the AC up.
13 August 2015
As a business owner, there are certain responsibilities and expenses you are going to incur. One of those expenses is maintaining your well. There are certain things you need to do to prevent contaminating your well and causing a ton of problems for your well and the wells of those nearby. Here are a few things you need to keep in mind to prevent making a mistake that could cost you dearly.