Articles Tagged ‘Home Improvement Guide’

20 Ways To Green Your Home (And Save Money) Without Going Broke

Organic food costs more. Biodegradable disposable silverware costs more. Hybrid cars cost more. And if you want to install wind turbines or solar panels in…

Easy As 1, 2…10!

More and more Americans are spending an increased amount of time at home. Between “boomerang” kids, who return home after going away to college, and…

Spring Into Remodeling

Visit your local paint supply store to find out which color combination is best for your home. In most cases, you will be using a palette of at least three different color combinations for siding, accents, and trim. The paint scheme should be based on colors that already exist in the space you are giving a fresh coat to.

Headache Insurance

Although they began flocking to beaches last weekend to enjoy the early spring, many Long Islanders are still going through the process of fixing their homes after taking a beating at the windy hands of the Nor’easter weeks ago.

Draft Picks

As the winter months slowly approach Long Island, the price of heating a household, for some homeowners, goes through the roof, let alone trying to heat your house efficiently. But you don’t have to fear being left out in the cold this season, if you listen to a few simple pieces of advice from local retailerswho can help you stay warm in the house while cooling your wallet, and feeling good at the same time.

Going (And Saving) Green

With the ever-impending threat of global warming on the horizon, more and more people are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Contrary to what many believe, going green can actually save you green. “It’s not much more that it’s going to break you,” says Joanne Bechoff, co-owner of G.B. Construction. “Every product that you look at, you can look at alternatives; there are a lot of great products out there that are definitely more environmentally friendly without turning your wallet upside down.” Becoming more eco-friendly doesn’t mean you have to give up all the modern comforts of life either—it just means that you need to give your everyday activities a little extra TLC. Going green is an eco-friendly, cost-effective way to save energy and build a better life. Here are a few tips to help you get there.