A simple guide to starting you in the direction of creating a better, more sustainable home
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Adding water or energy efficient appliances can be more expensive, but how much more expensive is it? Is having a green home a luxury item? Maybe we should re-evaluate the messages of the green building movement.
The following is a guest post from Laura Zanskey. She discusses five important questions that you should be asking your future Realtor in order to know who will be helping you sell or buy a home.
My electric bill came in lower this past month, which caused me to reflect on all of my efforts to work on making my home more sustainable.
A guest article that is a resource of information on asbestos in the home with an emphasis on home inspectors.
We want bigger homes. To improve the square footage of an older home, we add onto the space with new rooms that require new roofs.
Have you ever wondered if your house will last as long as you need it to last? If you are buying a historic home, will you have more problems because of the age?
Is there a trend of not maintaining our homes growing? Do we see houses a places to stay, or as our homes?
Do you think about how to get out of your house in case of a fire? Windows are meant to be quick exits, but we block them with burglar bars and window screens that are attached into place.
Your home needs repairs. You know it, and the potential buyers will see them. What do you do?
As a home inspector, I always give advice on how to reduce energy costs to my clients; however rising prices means that reducing your energy consumption does not necessarily mean lower cost. Here is a method that I use to see if I am on target to saving money.
What do you need to do to buy a home? Here is a path to take.