Posts tagged 'going green'
We hear the phrase reclaimed wood thrown around a lot these days. You can't watch a show on HGTV without hearing it at least once. I mean, I literally heard it 9 times in one episode, and I remember thinking "is all old wood just reclaimed wood"? I mean it sounds great, kinda like it's an old piece of history that has been restored and made new again. So, how do you know if you're actually dealing with reclaimed wood?
This is a little bit of a different round up today. While I do want to show you some cool things I found for the Earth Day theme I also want us to keep in mind what the purpose of this day is all about: Being mindful of your carbon footprint and getting outside to appreciate our great Mother Earth. So in conjunction with some steals from around the web I've done a small round up of some eco/earth friendly projects for you to tackle this weekend to celebrate Earth Day!
A home with low maintenance offers multiple benefits. It is easy on your pocket-book and your monthly budget, and reduces the time that would have otherwise been spent in home improvement, cleaning, and maintenance projects. At the same time, it reduces the environmental impact of your home for the larger good of the planet. Even if you are not an environmentalist, your time and energy can be saved by following some simple maintenance tips.