Small Steps to a Green Remodel: The Green Remodeler's Guide

From planning to hiring contractors and shopping for materials, our guide will help you customize the perfect remodel for your home and lifestyle.

When remodeling, opt for materials that are healthy and easy on the environment. In the bathroom and throughout the Seattle home, Burton selected low-VOC paints and finishes, efficient fixtures and environmentally responsible materials such as the wheatboard cabinets that grace the bathroom and kitchen. Water-saving efforts indoors, such as low-flow faucets, showerheads and toilets, are complemented outdoors with native, drought-resistant landscaping.
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