Going Green is the thing
Going green is not just a trend these days; it is a way of life for many people. Going green and sustainable remodeling have become more of a tradition than a fad. If you are thinking of selling your home in the near future, you may want to consider renovating the green way since it can help increase the value of your home.
Whether or not you are thinking of selling your home, green remodeling is good for the environment and good for your wallet, too. Even home builders, interior design companies , and renovators on the bandwagon of green remodeling. For many individuals, green remodeling is the way to go.
From DYI to sending in the pro’s, there are so many ways that you can incorporate green into your home.
• Energy saving light bulbs
• Solar panels
• Outdoor solar lighting
• Energy efficient appliances
• Water-saving devices for faucets, showerheads and toilets
• Eco-Friendly paint and wallpaper (low VOCs, etc)
• Repurposed wood (cabinets, flooring)
• Eco-friendly flooring (bamboo, cork, concrete, etc)
• Geothermal heating system
All these are great options for upgrading and increasing the value of your home. While staying in the home, you can save money on your water and energy bills while feeling good that you are living in a place that is healthier for you and your family. And when you are ready to sell, all those benefits can be passed on to the buyer who will surely see the added benefits of living in an energy and water efficient home.