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10 Ways to Make Your Home Green Today

Having a green home can start at the construction phase, but if you’re not in the market for a new house, there are plenty of cheap, simple, quick ways to make your home a little more eco-friendly. If you’ve been thinking about jumping on the green bandwagon but aren’t sure where to start, here are [...]
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The Role of the Modern Architect

It’s little wonder that the word architect is an integral part of the word architecture. It’s worthy of note that architecture without the architect is very little if anything. Architecture without a professional architect would be like submitting to an operation without a trained physician, with only a friend who has only read a biology [...]
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Top Five Tips to Make Your Home Green

There’s been a lot of talk in the last few years regarding recycling and clean living, and it seems to be catching on in a big way. Environmental consciousness and healthy living trends have led to new industry booms as the corporate world rushes to take advantage of our new interests. In this case, that [...]
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Building a Custom Home Suited For Your Needs

So you get to build your dream home from scratch or remodel what’s already there? Lucky you! Now you just have to figure out… well… everything! Home remodeling is both an exciting time and a stressful one. There are so many options to consider, especially in a major remodel, that it can put major stress [...]
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Install Flat Roofs with Style and Sustainability

If you’re thinking about installing one of the new energy efficient flat roofs for your home or place of business, there are many different factors you should consider. You may think you’ll have an easy choice if you already know you want a flat roof and you know you want to be energy efficient. The [...]
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The Most Beautiful Sea-View Houses in the United Kingdom

So many people wish to trade in their hectic city lives for a place by the sea. There can be nothing more calming than sitting back and watching the sea slowly landing at the foot of your home. There is many an attractive proposition when it comes to buying a house by the sea. Here [...]
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Benefits of Automated and Intelligent Lighting

Automated lighting has come a long way in a very short time and the uses seem to be expanding daily. It was almost a gimmick some years ago but these days it serves several very useful purposes. Probably the most major use of lighting being automated is that of energy saving. The increases in fuel [...]
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Should I Choose a Venting Skylight or a Fixed Installation?

Installing a skylight is a great way to bring in extra natural light to accentuate your home and living space. Skylights have been used in all forms of buildings for centuries; however they are experiencing a resurgence in popularity amongst modern builders and for those who are remodeling their homes. One choice to make is [...]
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Compost Tumblers Make Composting Easy

Organic gardening has been around since the beginning of the gardening experience. When you are looking into turning your garbage into something that will that will produce dividends, you might want to look into compost tumblers. Most people who are true organic gardeners have already begun their own compost bin, taking time out now and [...]
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Five Ways to Protect Your Home’s Plumbing System

Your home is perhaps one of the single largest investments you’ll make in a lifetime. From floor choices to room layout to bedroom accent furniture, every decision you make helps contribute to its overall value. But with all of this effort, time and money that you place into these decisions, it is important that you [...]