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Green Exterior Home Remodeling Ideas

Replace your home's siding with less waste and fewer toxins.

How to Make a Grey Water Recycling System

Some upfront work can reduce your utility bill forever.

Creative Ways to Save Water in Your Home & Yard

Save water with these simple home hacks!

How to Make a Simple Bird Bath

Entice your feathered friends to take a dip.

How to Make Biological Pest Control Work for Your Home

The best way to stop bad insects is with other, better bugs.

Recycling Building Supplies

30% to 40% of landfill waste is construction debris.

How to Determine what Size Water Cistern Tank You Need

A cistern tank is a structure used to collect water.

3 Grey Water Tank Cleaning Tips

Grey water tanks collect waste water for other uses.

Creating a Grey Water System for an Outdoor Shower

By installing a grey water system in your outdoor shower you can enjoy the convenience of an additional

Can Solar Electric Panels Work Without Direct Sunlight?

Electric panels can draw power from any light source.

Eco-Friendly Ways to Remove Concrete Sealer

You don't have to use harsh chemicals.

How to Make and Apply Your Own Concrete Sealer

It's important to apply a concrete sealer.

Already Have Solar? Now you Need a Home Battery

If you're not using a home battery, you're losing energy.

Benefits of a Compost Accelerator

Should you be using a compost accelerator?

How to Install a Rain Barrel Pump

Rain barrels provide an economical and efficient means to water or irrigate your home’s landscape.

The 4 Best Ways to Collect and Recycle Rainwater

Catch rainwater to keep your outdoor areas green and gorgeous.

A Beginner's Guide to Xeriscaping

From mulch to irrigation, here's what you need to know to get started on xeriscaping.

7 Tips for Cleaning and Sanitizing Water Cistern Tanks

Make sure to clean and sanitize your cistern frequently to ensure a healthy water supply.

How to Collect Rainwater

Water is one of the most precious resources on the planet.

6 Ways to Collect Rainwater

Save money by catching this natural resource before it goes down the drain!

How to Harvest Water Using a Rainwater Cistern

Harvest rainwater in a big way using a cistern at your home.

7 Ways to Go Eco in the Backyard

From solar lights to rain barrels, it's easier than ever to turn your outdoor oasis into one that doesn't harm the earth.

How to Design an Energy-Efficient House

These days, energy-efficiency is less an afterthought and more an integration into the building process.

Sustainable Landscaping 101

With some planning and following the best practices for sustainability, your yard can be green in every sense of the word.

Safety Practices for Beekeeping

Beekeeping is growing in popularity, but make sure you're taking all the safety precautions possible.

Grasscrete 101

Combine grass and concrete for a green alternative to a standard walkway or driveway.

How to Build a Green Home

Green building is a design process that grows out of a connection with the natural landscape. It is a

Use Redwood for Sustainable Home Improvements

Looking for a sustainable building material? Redwood may be the perfect choice for you!

Start a Garden with Recyclables

Starting a garden with a small budget AND want to be environmentally conscientious? The 3 Rs may be just the ticket!

Solar Equipment: Own vs. Rent

If you're in the market for solar equipment, it's important to know whether buying or renting is right for your energy efficient home.

How to Build a Shallow Well

Tired of paying to water your lawn or vegetable garden? Get free water from your backyard by following these 3 steps!

6 DIY Solar Projects for Your Patio

Solar energy isn't just reserved to your roof. Try one of these fun and useful DIYS this summer!

Cost Considerations Before Building a Sunroom

A sunroom can add more light and additional space to your home. But, before building one, you should consider these expenses.

Solar Tiles vs. Solar Panels

Solar energy is a great investment, but there is more than one way to get there. We help you decide the best for your home.

Sustainable Exteriors: New Eco-friendly Materials for Your Home

Take advantage of new eco-friendly materials for sustainable exterior home updates and repairs.

DIY Water Collection Ideas and Tips

With or without a drought, saving water is a good thing to do.

Wind Turbines for Home Use

Generate electricity out of thin air.

A Brighter Energy: The Practicalities of Solar Power

Get the basics here, and then get your panels.

Edible Landscaping

A yard you can eat.

Harness Solar Power for Your Home and Garden

5 places you can take advantage of this growing technology.

Salt Water Swimming Pools: Going Green with No Chlorine

Take a hint from the sea and use salt to clean your pool.

Bright Ideas for Solar Panel Installation

Though you can hire an outside company to install your solar panels, you can save money by installing

Fish Pond Cleaning: The Organic Way

Fish pond cleaning is something that anyone who owns a pond knows a great deal about. Even with a filter

Keep Your Water Tank From Freezing

Here are some steps for preventing an outdoor water tank from freezing: Step One - Insulating to Preserve