seems to be one of the most popular
home improvement projects these days. Homeowners are anxious to
their home’s bathroom, kitchen, basement or any other room customized
likings. Remodeling projects are also some of the biggest and
expensive jobs you can start on your home. They usually require
demolition of your existing room, the relocation, addition or removal
along with new electric wiring and plumbing.
Once your new
general framing and necessities
are in place you can start the actual remodeling process, which allows
professionals to create the ideal new room you’ve always wanted.
to go over all of your design ideas with your contractor before you
project to ensure everything will be done as you wish.
start planning your remodeling project try and incorporate as many
friendly ideas as you can. There are quite a few environmentally
options and actions you can take to help do your part with your next
The first green remodeling action you can take is to discuss with your
contractor how many recycled materials you can use on your new
Right away this helps on cutting back on the Earths resources.
is the oldest green concept and can be applied to many aspects and
construction. Next, you should work to make your new room as
efficient as possible. This means low energy appliances,
thermostats and energy efficient windows. Not only will this help
reduce the amount of energy you use, but it will also lower your
saving you big bucks!
remodeling project will require fresh paint. While this gives
new room a great finished look some paints can contain toxic fumes,
which are harmful
to the environment. Go green by using paints,
woods and sealants, which are non-toxic. Also ask
green contractor to use as many local materials as possible. This
reduce the need for transportation, and will in turn mean less air
due to exhaust gasses.