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How to install a wood pellet stove

March 3, 2010 at 4:56 pm | Category: Remodeling Contractor



Step 1 Make sure you have the right sized wood pellet stove for the space that you are heating. Too large a stove means that you will not be burning it as hot as it’s designed to be burned, creating inefficient burns, wasted fuel and air pollution. Step 2 Determine the proper size wood pellet […]

History of Education for Sustainable Development

March 2, 2010 at 3:15 pm | Category: Remodeling Contractor



History of Education for Sustainable Development From the first time sustainable development was first endorsed at the UN General Assembly in 1987, the parallel concept of education to support sustainable development has also been explored. From 1987 to 1992, the concept of sustainable development matured as committees discussed, negotiated, and wrote the 40 chapters of […]

Green Remodling 3

March 1, 2010 at 7:14 pm | Category: Remodeling Contractor



Green remodeling can be done in small ways and doesn’t necessarily have to encompass the entire home. It’s easy to pick and choose elements that fit each particular homeowner. Such as, when painting a room in their home, they should use a Non-Toxic and low VOC paints and sealants. Programmable thermostats are a great way […]

Green Remodeling 2

March 1, 2010 at 2:03 pm | Category: Remodeling Contractor



Indoor air quality is another facet. There are many sources that contribute to the air quality inside a home. They include pollutants brought in from the outside, toxic chemicals existing inside the home and the activities of the occupants that create pollutants. Major contributors are tobacco smoke, smoke from the burning of wood, coal, kerosene […]

February 18, 2010 at 11:03 am | Category: Remodeling Contractor



Remodeling a home Green is easier than you may think. Green remodeling gives homeowners the unique opportunity to incorporate cost-saving and earth-sustaining green concepts into their homes. Green Remodeling not only is a great way to make a home healthy, but also comfortable and efficient. Consideration is given to indoor air quality, energy conservation, resource […]

Putting up a brick wall

February 11, 2010 at 12:09 pm | Category: Remodeling Contractor



Make sure you have all the tools that you will need. If you are laying bricks against a house, make sure that there is enough foundation sticking out to support the bricks. If there isn’t you’ll need to pour a concrete footing several days in advance to support your wall. Start by putting a brick […]

Pantry Shelf

February 3, 2010 at 3:40 pm | Category: Remodeling Contractor



Before you build a pantry shelf, you should decide what you plan to store in the pantry. This will help you to determine the size of the shelves and the space in between them. For example, if you are storing taller items, you will have to space the shelves further apart. If you want a […]

Stucco

February 3, 2010 at 12:08 pm | Category: Remodeling Contractor



Things You’ll Need: •PVA Bonding Agents •Portland Cement •Bitumen (tar) •Builders Sand •Portland Cement •Damp Rags •Garden Hoses And Attachments •Latex Paints •Paint Rollers •Rollers •Soft-bristled Brush •Fiberglass Cloth •Primers •Shallow Buckets •Fiberglass Cloth •Caulks •Cold Chisels •Mallets •Rollers Step 1 Note the direction of the crack. Vertical cracks from base to window or roof […]

Repairing drywall

February 2, 2010 at 11:27 am | Category: Remodeling Contractor



Small hole repairs are for holes left behind by picture frame hangers and minor gouges and scrapes in the drywall surface. Generally these repairs are accomplished with 1 or 2 coats of drywall compound applied with a putty knife. Before applying the drywall compound, use a sharp utility knife to shave away any protruding paper […]

Replacing Window Casing

January 29, 2010 at 12:25 pm | Category: Remodeling Contractor



Replacing your windows can bring numerous benefits to your home. Not only will they look nicer and add value to your property, but you can also gain significant energy savings. Most new windows are now heat and cold efficient and will greatly reduce the amount of drafts coming in as well as UV rays. If […]

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