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Switch out old, rusted windows for new, stylish ones while cutting down on energy costs by choosing new windows wisely.
Consider these environment-friendly tips when remodeling your home.
When it comes to “going green” at home, the purpose is clear: to conserve and manage your home’s energy intake and expenditure. A good start, especially during the hot months of summer, would be to take a look at fiberglass windows.
In this update on nursery renovations, Jessica shares her progress on re-wiring, installing windows, insulation and new drywall.
As nursery renovation begins, Jessica is just beginning an investigation into remodeling options.
These three great design blogs share inspiration to redecorate our homes on a budget—using rescued and reclaimed items.
Jessica reports about all the fun and wonderful information at the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, Washington.
Homeowners are willing to splurge on kitchen and bath remodels, but they're not interested in building luxury or second homes, according to an American Institute of Architects survey.
Experts say that that bathroom and kitchen remodels--once a sure-fire way to move a home for sale--aren't necessarily the ticket anymore. Creating a house that feels homey and welcoming is most important.
DiggersList, city-by-city home improvement classifieds, has expanded its website to bring its services to homeowners and contractors across the country.
Natural Home is ahead of the most recent trends, highlighted in the National Association of Remodeling Industry’s builder poll.
This week green building author, architect and Natural Home columnist Carol Venolia dispenses advice on green remodeling during workshops sponsored by Design~Build~Live in Austin, Texas.
Expect to see more modular homes, a boom in the green remodeling business and a ton more “green” products when it comes to green building trends in 2010—and be prepared to ask a lot more questions.
For a quick (and inexpensive) burst of color, nothing beats painting the walls. Here’s why it’s worthwhile to make the paint you use low-VOC.
Green builder Jim Gooley gutted an Airstream Trailer and renovated it with cork flooring, clay plaster walls, bamboo countertops and other eco-friendly materials.
Managing editor Jessica Kellner discussed her early house hunting experience and her hopes to do green remodeling.

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