5 Innovative Ways to Save More Water and Energy at Home

As a homeowner, one of your main concerns is often energy and water waste and expenses, Although we try to be conscious of our energy and water use, it is unfortunately very easy for this use to get out of control and expensive if you are not careful enough. Luckily if you make some changes, […]

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Top 5 Energy Conservation Tips for Log Cabin Homes

If you’re someone who is fortunate enough to live in a log cabin year-round, you sure are lucky. Aside from the absolutely gorgeous designs that log cabins have, they are also proven to be eco-friendly, sound-proof and built with the level of quality that will make it a high-priced property should you ever decide to […]

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How to Start Conserving More Gas, Water, and Electricity at Home

One thing that’s a fact of life for all of us is bills. And when it comes to our energy costs, this would include gas, water and electricity. The thing is, sometimes our energy expenses are higher than they need to be simply because we are not aware of the simple things that we can […]

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5 Things to Look for When Shopping for Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

If you’ve embraced the green living movement and you’re looking for ways to make your consumer purchases and your daily routine a little more eco-friendly, you’ll be happy to hear that the products you use to clean your home could definitely help you live up to your ideals. As a bonus, eschewing chemical-laden solvents can […]

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5 Benefits of Having a Professional Home Energy Audit

In your efforts to turn over an eco-friendly leaf and save some money on your utility bills in the process, you have probably turned to energy conservation as a simple and effective way of meeting your multiple goals. And yet, you may notice that despite your best efforts your energy usage seems to go up […]

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Going to miss your garden when you move house? Take it with you!

Going to miss your garden when you move house? Take it with you!

A manicured lawn and neatly planted beds of selected flowers can often be the owner’s pride and joy. After all, it can sometimes take seasons and seasons to create the desired effect. Flowers that bloom in September need to be purchased and planted in the cold winter month of February. Snow drops, lilies, sweet peas, […]

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Green Spring Cleaning Tips

Green Spring Cleaning Tips

Now that winter is slowing down and giving way to the first glimpse of joyful, lovely spring we finally have a chance to open our windows, banish the cobwebs and do a bit of spring cleaning. Often however the chemicals we work with in our daily lives can be a bit too much for those […]

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5 Energy Conservation Ideas for New Homeowners

When you’re in the process of moving into a new house, while it’s an exciting time, it also has the potential to be a bit intimidating. That’s because for the first several months, as you’re getting used to fitting your mortgage into your budget, you’ll also be adjusting to your monthly energy bills as well.

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Year-Round Energy Saving Tips for Homeowners

Thanks to the seasons changing, some energy sucking appliances will give you a break, like your heating system or air conditioning system. Indeed, when the warm season comes around, there are many ways to make your home cooler without relying too much on the air conditioner. In the wintertime, there are many methods to keep […]

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5 Ways to Start Using Less Electricity at Home in 2014

Between powering lights, charging cell phones and tablets, using computers, running your refrigerator and so many other items, your electric bill is likely starting to sky rocket! In addition, energy costs are constantly climbing, making electric bills less and less affordable for the average home owner. Luckily, if you take the time to make a […]

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5 DIY Eco-Friendly Car Wash Tips

If you’re someone who is passionate about doing all that you can to preserve the environment, we’re pretty sure that you do things like recycle and compost and perhaps even use homemade cleaning products around your home. But what about when it comes to your car? What are you doing to make sure that you […]

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Building a Solar-Powered Home: 5 Things to Consider

If you happen to be interested in issues like pollution, waste, recycling, conservation, deforestation, and other eco-friendly concerns, you are probably looking for ways to adjust your lifestyle in order to live up to your green sensibilities. And while you can take strides on many fronts by driving an electric car or using mass transit, […]

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5 Green Home Construction Trends for 2014

Whether you’re looking to greenify your current home or you’d rather purchase a structure that is specifically designed for conservation, efficiency, and an all-around eco-friendly lifestyle, you should know that the options available to you are constantly changing and improving. And what was popular last year may be old hat compared to newer technologies on […]

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5 Tips for Creating an Eco-Friendly Outdoor Living Space in Your Backyard

Every homeowner loves being able to extend their living space into the backyard where they can relax and entertain. However, if you live an eco-friendly lifestyle, it may be a bit challenging to continue these choices in your yard unless you have a plan. Usually outdoor living accessories, furniture, and appliances are not green and […]

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