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Day: June 5, 2019

How To Turn A House Into A Home

Buying a new home is one of the most exciting moments in a person’s life. Moving in and making the space feel like home is a lot of hard work though and it can be difficult to figure out where to begin. If you are feeling overwhelmed by how to turn your house into a home, the best thing is to create a plan of attack. Instead of just running from room to room in chaotic fashion, prioritize the spaces and determine what is going to make you feel most comfortable. One of the first and least expensive changes you can make is to change the pain colors in your home. House Warehouse repaints and offices painting can help you make changes to the interior color of your home in a timely manner. They can even paint your kitchen cabinets a color that is more reflective of your personality. Paint is one of the easiest changes, with the greatest impact, you can make in your home.

Once your walls are painted, personalize them with artwork and family photos. Artwork should reflect your spirit and the way you want your home to feel. It needs to suit your taste and make … Read More

Green Roofing: What All The Fuss Is About

As responsible homeowners we are aware of the need to be environmentally conscious when it comes to repairing or constructing something around the house. Many common products found all around the home can not only be bad for the environment, but toxic to us as well. Whether you are spraying for pests, repairing a leak or replacing your roof, the product choices you make can go a long way in helping save the environment.

What Is Green Roofing?

Green roofing refers to the use of natural, vegetative resources as the main roof materials. Most often, grass and plants will be planted along the roof to grow. Once the grass or plants grow the entire roof is covered with plant life, providing a natural barrier between the home and the elements.

The trend is fairly new to North America, but the idea  is far from new. Homes in small villages in Europe and other continents have been using earth-based materials for roof coverings for years. For example, earliest uses of the idea can be seen in African huts have used stick or straw to create thatched roofs for many generations. More modern green roofing can be seen in rural farming communities … Read More