Using bamboo flooring as part of a modern affordable eco-friendly home design

Bamboo flooring in a modern home design

Affordability and eco-friendly are often not used in the same sentence. This often happens as marketers ride the eco-friendly bandwagon for excess profits.

This is not the case with bamboo flooring. Sustainable equals competitive pricing when one compares bamboo flooring to other solid wood and engineered flooring options. Case Architects designed a modern & affordable eco-friendly home which includes bamboo, see how they did it … [Read more…]

Incorporating Wrought Iron Staircases, Doors and Fences To Improve The Quality, Value, And Comfort Of Your Household

Several builders today are constructing the least expensive possible houses, and completely forgetting about the style and longevity of the home. This, obviously, is because buyers are demanding the most achievable square footage, at the least expensive feasible rate. This is a pattern that is changing considerably as home buyers are seeking more inspired features in their new homes.

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Choosing A Garage Door

Looking out to change your old garage door? Have you considered sustainable bamboo as an option? When it comes to choice of the right garage door there are plenty of options available.

Although there are a few sorts of garage doors, it is the sectional steel door that is the most common type. Made from steel, these are one of the most enduring and sturdy garage doors. Besides, they’re quite affordable. You can simply find one that matches your budget restraints well.

Often, there are not many options with regards to the size, design you are looking for sectional steel doors. When searching for a sectional steel door, you often only have the option to make a choice between narrow and wider doors.

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Outdoor Kitchen Furniture – Find Out How To Appreciate Your Own Open Air

Gone are the days of pulling your house seats and table to dine in the open. The grill has been replaced by the outdoor kitchen having all of the conveniences of the indoor kitchen yet none of the heat on a warm summer season day. In these days there is a totally filled backyard kitchen from stove, refrigerator, wine coolers and all sorts of things like the kitchen sink. The dining table and seats can now remain indoors as the outdoor kitchen furniture replace them. [Read more…]

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Being Eco Friendly at Home

Living a more eco friendly or sustainable lifestyle is quickly becoming a very hot topic for many South Africans. Not only is this a matter of saving the earth, it is also a matter of being frugal, too. Kids aren’t cheap and recycling and reusing are great ways to help save the Earth and save money. A lot of people really just make it a hobby to find creative new ways to recycle and reuse various household items such as shredded paper for example. Here are some great and simple ideas for recycling paper, conserving water, saving electricity, and adding eco friendly furniture to your home. [Read more…]

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The Ultimate Collection of Kitchen Remodel Ideas

Have you always wondered whether a kitchen remodeling project can pay for itself in the long run? If you upgrade your kitchen, the value of your house will definitely increase. Your initial investment for the remodel could double in value if you decide to sell the house in the future. A kitchen remodeling project is also a great way make your life easier. A poorly designed kitchen make you less efficient, and your work will be more difficult and time-consuming. This is the reason why you need to come up with practical kitchen remodel ideas that can be implemented easily.

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