With a move on the horizon, I’ve been doing a lot of work lately to “get back to basics,” getting rid of anything I don’t want to lug around in a box, and man, is there plenty of that! When I first moved into this house, I resolved to bring only healthy, eco-friendly products into my home, but then, without even realizing it, convenience snuck up on me. Read on to find out more.
To make wood more durable, JELD-WEN Windows and Doors treat their products with a preservative that that is guaranteed for 20 years to protect wood from decay and termites. Watch this video to find out more.
To reduce the water use in your home, consider installing a water saving toilet. Replacing older existing toilets with low-flow models can save thousands of gallons of water in your home a year. Watch this video to find out more.
Solar water heating systems are a great way to reduce energy use and save money on utility bills. While costing more than traditional water heaters, solar hot water heaters can pay for themselves over time in the amount of energy saved. Watch this video to find out more.
If you’re looking for a way to give the interior walls of your home a unique textured look, you might want to consider applying clay plaster from American Clay. Made from natural clay, pigments, and recycled materials, they’re available in a wide range of textures and colors.
Over the past few years the use of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL) has increased dramatically in households. Since CFLs contain a small amount of mercury, it’s important to dispose of old bulbs properly. Watch this video to find out more.