Remodeling is an opportunity to revise, re-see, recycle, and add to the
spaces of your home life and therefore your outlook for your whole life.
When you finally get around to having your kitchen updated, your garage
converted, or your carpets ripped up for a first floor replaced with
repurposed wood or bamboo, you know the sense of finally finishing your
It is a great stress reliever to finally have something off your plate
and checked on your completed list. Your home is at the very least your
restful, peaceful rejuvenating space. When your home projects remain
incomplete, or when rooms arent reflecting your growing green
consciousness, or reflecting the function that you and your family
require day after day, it’s time for a sustainable living revision.
There are so many ways to go a little bit greener with your latest home
remodeling project. From your roof to your basement, from your fireplace
to your stove the only thing slowing or stopping this train is whether
your own your home, home owners association stipulations, and city
building ordinances. With all of the logistics and semantics out of the
way, where shall we start? Lets start with the outside and work our way
in just like with any good spring-cleaning: start with the heavy and
messy and end with the removal of allergens.
The first step is to locate a green certified contractor. They
understand the installation processes and maintenance for all of the
solar and alternative power-sourced appliances available. These are the
individuals who can explain to you how your existing plumbing,
electrical, gas and structural components will be impacted during the
eco-remodeling. For example, if you are updating to a solar water
heating system your old one may be used as a reserve for the new system
or it may have to be replaced.
You may be updating large projects one at a time and would like to start
with your windows before the summer months arrive. To switch to double
pane windows on the side of your home with the most sun, the south
exposure would be ideal before you proceed with a full replacement.
You may be considering a full bathroom revision by using natural fibers
flooring with linoleum, low-pressure showerhead, low flow toilet tank,
or a solar water tank less heater for the chosen bathroom. Regardless of
the construction you choose there will always be a benefit to your
quality of life, your yearly expenses, and your environmental impact.
The decision to go with greener home remodeling can benefit you in the
short and long term. Not only will you experience the obvious cooler
summers, warmer winters, lower utilities due to less water use; you will
be gradually reducing your environmental footprint. Your long term
benefits include the sustainable updating to renewable energy sources,
construction materials and appliances. Remodeling for your environment
allows you to match the points that keep families in homes and help
those homes to sell.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Long Beach home
remodeling is done by a company known for quality
craftsmanship and service. For more information about how you can
transform you home to a beautiful paradise, visit: http://www.atozhomeremodelrepair.com/