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The Beginner’s Guide To Green Remodel
13 Apr, 2016 Green Remodeling
Remodeling alone can be challenging, but it would be more challenging if you do a green remodel. Nowadays, homeowners are seeking to improve their lifestyle through health trends and environmental responsibility. Are you one of those health and environmentally conscious individuals? Read this post on how to formulate a green remodel plan.
1 Consider The Space You Need
Don’t get too excited – every remodeling project requires proper planning! Be realistic about the actual square footage that you’ll be using. What rooms are you planning to include in your house? Calculate the square footage well to avoid any unnecessary changes out of excitement.
2 Seek The Help Of An Expert
It would be wise to ask for referrals from friends or do your research before you hire a designer or builder. Do you have a wonderful picture in mind on how your eco-friendly home would look like? Tell it to your designer and they will work from there and create a solid blueprint with you.
3 Be Knowledgeable About Green Remodel
Arm yourself with much knowledge as you can. Go around the Internet and browse some updated home magazines at home. You don’t have to be an expert, however you need to know the basics about the construction materials and the workflow. You may also consult with the U.S. Green Building Council.
4 Keep Your Mind Open
There are different levels on green remodeling. Sometimes, what you want might not actually be achieved for some reasons. There are different factors that come into play when doing a green remodel, such as energy-efficient appliances, insulation, windows, solar technology, woods, and decor.
5 Establish Your Budget
Let’s face it: ordinary home remodeling requires money, but a green home remodeling costs more. Consider the budget you are willing to spend while you plan with your designer and builder.
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