Kitchen renovations / Guides

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

...Kitchen Components - Countertops If you're into healthy Green Homes like we are here at EcoHome, there's a lot to think about when choosing a healthier kitchen - firstly some beautiful kitchen cabinets, preferably built from FSC certified woods and formaldehyde-free plywood boxes, and that's even before choosing Sust...

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
Kitchens

Pricing green kitchen countertops - there's never been a bigger choice of sustainable kitchen counters

...kitchen . Lets hope the trend continues. Now you've learned about how to price the different types of sustainable kitchen countertops, for more help in choosing other types of sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen renovations or sustainable green b...

Are Laminate Countertops Good for Sustainable Green Counters in Homes?
Interiors

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen renovations or sustainable green building techniques in general, visit the EcoHome Sustainable Green Building Guide Pages here .

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...renovations in warmer months: This is not always possible of course, either due to your own schedule, availability of funds, and often times the availability of contractors, but summer renovations allow for a much more thorough exchange of interior air by keeping windows open. Seal air vents: At least during the time...

Real estate

Are you selling a house? Here are the top 10 things homebuyers look for

...Kitchen island and durable countertops 6. Large linen closets 7. Open-concept kitchen 8. Large windows 9. Two-car garage 10. Walk-in pantry That walk-in closets rank first is no great surprise, they have long been a very popular feature and keeping a bedroom clutter-free makes for a more stress-...

Which Houseplants are Best to Clean Air & Remove Toxins?
Healthy indoor air quality

Which houseplants are best for purifying air? Ecohome investigates

...kitchen to remove formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene , which can be found in certain kitchen appliances and furniture. • Snake plants in the bedroom because they absorb CO² in the day, release oxygen at night, & who doesn't like snakes in the bedroom? • Boston ferns in the basement because they like cool, moist area...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...kitchen. This can also be an excellent resale feature, by making it easier for future owners to make those changes themselves. Using reclaimed and local materials: By re-using existing building materials and buying locally, you just became part of the green building trend. As we have said, green building starts a...

Renovate, Remodel or Rebuild? How to choose which is Best for Homes
Wall assemblies - renovation

Should I be renovating my home or tearing it down & rebuilding?

...kitchen cupboards. The problem was that the wall in the back of the cupboards was cold due to a lack of insulation, so the humid air in the kitchen and closed cupboard doors made the perfect conditions for condensation to form. Depending on how much room there is at the roof junction, you may be able insulate it from...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

...renovations is good news indeed. Learn more Hydraloop won a 2020 CES Consumer Technology Association Innovation award for its recently released gray water recycling system , as well as a "Best of the best" for CES from endgaget and "Best of CES" from Time, bringing a commercially available home water conservation s...

Laminate Kitchen countertops can be beautiful & green too - Counter by Formica
Kitchens

Choosing green kitchen countertops for sustainable homes Including LEED v4 & Passive House PHIUS+ certified

...kitchen counters you will find in homes are traditional laminate countertops. And they certainly live up to the adage ‘you get what you pay for’, as most of them still contain a lot of formaldehyde and they aren’t very durable. Maybe the latest generation of laminate countertops for kitchens & bathrooms merits a second...

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

Formaldehyde-Free Green Kitchen cabinetry for a Non-toxic Home - Price Comparisons

...kitchen renovation by River Woodworks © Ecohome Custom green kitchen renovation by River Woodworks © Ecohome Formaldehyde-free kitchen cabinet renovation by River Woodworks © Ecohome Green kitchen cabinets in a Custom kitchen renovation by River Wo...