Can This Home Be Greened? Staying Put in New Jersey
A New Jersey couple decides to greenovate their home rather than move.
Try to reuse the existing attic wood floor by patching and refinishing it. If a new floor is necessary, use bamboo, cork, natural linoleum, or reclaimed wood. Increase attic floor and ceiling insulation with a formaldehyde-free product.
Install a new leader from the gutter on the side of the house to ensure that stormwater is directed away from the foundation wall.
Monica and Bruce want to stay put in their lovely home.