Real estate can be a tricky business. It’s constantly changing and evolving and it’s important for you to stay ahead of the curve. After all, homes are some of the largest and most rewarding investments that you can make. They’re also some of the most daunting, and that tends to derail many from getting into the market. Continue reading
Renovating a property can be time, money and energy consuming. If when you are done with that, you don’t have some results that will compensate for the three, other than aesthetic, it is almost like you’ve wasted them. Green renovation is not just a fad that is trending this year and disappearing the following. It is an investment in the future, resulting in low bills and low carbon-footprint, so there are no reasons not to green up your home today. If you want to know more about what can you do to make your home more energy-efficient, here are a few tips.
Use Eco-Friendly Materials
First and foremost, when remodeling the house that should be energy-efficient in the future, it would be ironic to use materials that harm our planet. Reduce the impact of the construction on the environment by opting for materials such as recycled plastic, reclaimed wood, recycled glass, bamboo, linoleum and cork. As you see, the accent here is either on reusing old materials or using natural renewable materials. Continue reading
We all deserve to have the house which we wish. If you cannot find the way to realize your dreams, then the company Jetta-Talo is for you! This company is unique because it can build the house what you want. Even the craziest idea they bring to life.
So, if you have not the image of ideal house for you, our specialists may help you choose the house from the list of existing models. As a result, be sure, you will be satisfied!
How eco-friendly are artificial lawns?
With no need for running water or polluting pesticides, synthetic lawns are more environmentally friendly than many people realise.
With their reputation for durability, easy maintenance, and a natural looking appearance, artificial lawns have continued to grow in popularity across the UK, with some companies seeing 50% increases in sales each year. Continue reading
Submitted by: Billy Sharp
Log homes are a common feature in most rural areas in the United States and they have been around since the first settlers set foot on the continent. The early settlers needed homes that were quick and easy to build using readily available materials and so they settled for log cabins. This construction tradition continues today albeit using more advanced building technology. Continue reading
Submitted by: Jan Burmistroff
Of all the known expenditures associated with a log house, the roof appears to be the one that is most tricky and costly. Aside that, that structure will have to be done very well. The least error with the roofing can result in leakage and consequently wood rot. Again, a bad roof will make the house lose its aesthetics. It is for these reasons that many people are investing both time and extra money to ensure that tear log house roofs are in order. Continue reading
Submitted by: David Buster
Log home kit prices for a variety of kits can easily be found online. Generally, to buy log home kits will be cheaper than to build a ‘handcrafted’ log home where the logs will be shaped one at a time using special hand tools.
However, before you buy log home kits, be sure you understand three main ways you can control the log home kit prices and the final built cost. One of your goals should be to arrive at a budgeted amount that includes everything – log home kit costs, the land and site work costs – and to finish your project at or below that budgeted amount. Continue reading
Submitted by: David Buster
In log home interiors and log home interior design, the shape and color of the log wood selected is most important since the log wood used will reflect a range of moods, complexities and emotions.
In general, the logs in log home interiors will be the most visual and dynamic element around which all else will revolve. How much log wood is used in log home interiors is a major decision. Log home interior design today seldom uses logs for every wall in the home. Continue reading
Submitted by: Dorian Warner
Having a good home residence is one of the most profound goals of any individual. A handcrafted log home may just be a perfect place for you to stay if you are more attuned to experience the natural beauty of nature. Log homes provide a relaxing, homey touch because of the materials used for this type of house construction. Continue reading
Submitted by: Tom Heatherington
A friend of mine, who knows about my passion and fascination with log homes, recently asked me why I was so captivated with log home living. “Why a log home”, he asked. “What’s so special about a house that looks like Abe Lincoln built it?” His question reminded me of a slogan made famous by Harley-Davidson that said, “If I have to explain, you wouldn’t understand”. But let me try anyway… Continue reading