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Take advantage of tax credits to stretch home improvement dollars

Take advantage of tax credits to stretch home improvement dollars

Warm weather heralds home improvement season. It’s also the season of high electric bills as air conditioners hum to life in response to rising temperatures across the country. When you’re…

Spring window checklist: 5 questions to ask your contractor before replacing windows

Spring window checklist: 5 questions to ask your contractor before replacing windows

With spring quickly approaching, it’s a good time to begin thinking of home improvement projects that will look great, but also save energy. Window replacement is one project that will…

Greenest of the green: Top efficiency-boosting home improvements

Forget wondering who’s the fairest; when it comes to choosing home improvements that make your home look good – from the curb and to potential buyers – it may make…

It’s all in the details – how to accessorize your home exterior

It’s all in the details – how to accessorize your home exterior

When considering exterior home improvements during spring and summer, many homeowners go for updates such as the replacement of siding or windows. These projects can make the home look great…

Tips for creating a greener outdoor living space

Tips for creating a greener outdoor living space

Outdoor living spaces remain a popular home improvement, but while you’re planning your patio or prepping your planting beds do you consider the impact these improvements might have on the…

Popular remodeling trends for spring home improvement

Popular remodeling trends for spring home improvement

It’s time to think spring which means fresh home updates. Spring home improvement projects will help you update your home, add comfort and save more of your hard-earned paycheck. “You…

Style and sustainability: Two ways to really raise the roof

Style and sustainability: Two ways to really raise the roof

While green is increasingly a factor in today’s roofing choices, having the ability to choose from a wide variety of colors in sustainable roofing is also a point of great…

Why greener schools can make a difference in kids’ lives

As awareness about the environment continues to grow, it’s becoming more apparent that “going green” not only benefits the planet – it benefits the entire population, especially its youngest segment.…

Go green and save on heating with pellets

Go green and save on heating with pellets

We’ve all been bombarded with the buzzwords: eco-friendly, renewable, green, sustainable  – the list goes on. We turn off the lights, recycle and even swing by the local farmers market,…

‘Green’ ideas for winter-white weddings

‘Green’ ideas for winter-white weddings

You’re ready to say your “I do’s” in front of your family and friends. Planning a memorable celebration of your commitment to each other, however, doesn’t mean you have to…