Quarve Contracting
Tuesday 14 July 2015

Remodeling Your Home with a Greener Approach

Posted by at 10:26 AM

Are you trying to live a greener lifestyle? Everyone is trying to make the world a more environmentally sound place, and the work to make this happen does not have to stop outside of your home. There are many ways that you can make your home more greener, with a different approach. Using the right materials and team of green remodeling experts behind you, your home can stand out on the street  but also make less of an impact on the world that we live in.  Here are three items that can help:
  • Sufficient insulation
  • Eco-friendly and energy-efficient building materials
  • Renewable energy
Insulation is Key Insulating the attic and the basement are both great things that you can do to save some cash in your pocket. Not only does the air from the home go outside of the home through the attic, but you can lose a lot of this air through the basement, too. Making sure your home is well insulated keeps both cool and hot air inside the home so you're using less energy to keep comfortable. Choose Building Materials That are Eco-Friendly There are many environmentally friendly windows, siding, doors, roofing and other 'green' building products you can have installed on your home. Many are recyclable or made from recycled materials, and many provide the necessary eco-friendly ways to keep your heat and cool air inside the home, without making the utility bills rise. Live comfortably, but give back to the world that we live in with the right housing materials. Choose Solar or Wind Power  This is one of the biggest changes being made in the world around us. Not only can you power a whole home using solar power, but you can actually sell some of that energy to your local electric company. Who would have thought that solar power was so easy to access, and that you could have it for your home! There are also small roof-mounted wind generators some homeowners are having installed that can cut down on the electricity you have to purchase.  Never pay out of pocket for that monthly expense again. Plus, both of these are all natural and don't take oil or fuel to provide it. When you’re ready to make a switch to greener living, make sure to contact us here at Quarve. We are able to handle all of your green exterior renovations for you.  With our green building practices and energy-efficient, eco-friendly products like steel roofing and siding, we can get you on your way to a brighter, greener future ahead! Check out our Pinterest page for more green remodeling ideas.