eco friendly

eco friendly

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Choose Eco-Friendly

Choose Eco- Friendly

By Monica B.

Going green in the kitchen will save you money on energy costs, eco-friendly products have a reputation for being expensive, frumpy and difficult to find. Appliances approved by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program use 10 percent to 50 percent less energy and water than standard models, reducing energy costs. Energy-efficient appliances, improved insulation and thermally efficient doors and windows are standard.  These products will help almost any kitchen be more efficient and comfortable. Another smart way of creating an eco-friendly indoor is by letting the sunlight in and maximizing daylight. You can do this by using skylights and open shades. You can also let your windows face south to get enough sunlight. Using daylight rather than using electrical lighting can be of great advantage to you because it can save electrical bills and prevent the emission of pollutants inside the house. It can also be healthier for you.

Painting your wall you should choice paints that do not emit harmful substances.  You can also use wall coverings like wallpapers to cover your walls. Or you might want to use wood panels, cork or ceramic tiles that are all eco-friendly. Aside from being green, these can surely make your walls look beautiful. Aside from your walls, your flooring would also be considered. You can use stone for your flooring like marble. You may also try using wooden parquet or laminated flooring which can be good for homeowners. Apart from an eco-friendly ambience, it can also add more appeal to the home’s interior.

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Eco-Friendly Outdoors

Eco-Friendly Outdoors

by Monica

Making your home enjoyable doesn’t only have to happen inside your home but also outside on your porch. A front porch is one of the most appealing areas of a home, especially if it is comfortable, inviting, and well decorated. It is a place where people often read the morning paper while enjoying the cool breezes of spring. The front porch is also a place to sit back and relax while taking in fresh air and observing outdoor activities. A well decorated front porch is friendly, and it provides countless ways to creatively welcome in seasons and special occasions. As spring approaches, consider the following creative ways of decorating a front porch for spring, and turn an ordinary entryway into a comfortable and more inviting place to enjoy the outdoors while showing off your personal decorating style.

There are plenty of things that you can do to decorate your porch with and remain eco-friendly. Of course you will want a bench or a porch swing out there on your porch. This will allow you to spend hours on the porch in the warmer months. You can sit on the porch and view the great outdoors. You can place quite a few things on the porch to give it style and color. Pumpkins have been used to add a country flair as well as color to any country porch. You can also add various plants around the porch to give it that nice green color. Flowers are also very nice as they are beautiful they give the porch a nice array of color. Flowers can be put in a flower pot, or even hung to be enjoyed. These can be put in certain areas of the porch to really spruce it up. The nice thing about decorating your porch is that you can decorate it for the different seasons. So now you are able to have a very ecofriendly home and give back to the environment as well as live healthier.

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