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Bamboo Flooring

Why You Should Consider Eco-Friendly Floors

For those considering remodeling a home or those considering building a home, there are a wide variety of flooring options. Regardless of the material, color or style that you are looking for, there may be an eco-friendly option that will suit your needs. Eco-friendly flooring is good because it helps reduce indoor pollutant levels. Carpeting in particular can introduce toxic chemicals into the home. In addition, carpeting also holds a variety of allergens that can cause long-term health concerns.

Lightly Colored, Highly Functional Kitchen Appliances

Kitchen Trends for 2011

If you’re remodeling your kitchen or simply updating the design you currently have, here’s a  list of fun kitchen trends to look out for once the ball drops in a little more than a month! Bright Appliances. Colorful appliances and cooking accouterments can add an unexpected element of fun to your kitchen. They are an […]

The Journey of that Bottle of Wine You Drank Recently

Remember when you decided to uncork that bottle of Shiraz to celebrate your birthday last year? Well, it’s part of your countertop this year. Now, I’m not sure that you celebrated your birthday in such a fashion, or if you like Shiraz, or if you even enjoy beverages originally housed in glass bottles, but one […]

Wisconsin Bike Lanes

5 Eco-Friendly Features from our Nation’s Greenest Cities

Boulder, CO: The Solar Access Ordinance In 1991 the city of Boulder, Colorado decided to look toward the future and implement an ordinance that would prove to be the gold (green?) standard for municipal building codes. Due to the rising cost of conventional sources of energy in the late 1980’s the “Solar Access Ordinance” was […]