Aiming For Better Indoor Air Quality

In an earlier post I mentioned I would be concentrating on the indoor air quality of my home in 2012.  As I still need to do some painting I have been researching paint products including milk paint and clay paint.  Some of these paints are not new, rather the "old" way of painting...no volatile organic … Continue reading Aiming For Better Indoor Air Quality

Are green furnishings and carpets available?

Indoor air quality is one of the reasons for living in a green home.  Floor coverings, kitchen cabinets, paints, fabrics and furniture need to be considered, especially if anyone in the house has chemical sensitivities.  What kind of green flooring, carpeting and furniture is available and what makes these products green? ...these are questions I … Continue reading Are green furnishings and carpets available?

Can an existing house be made into a “green” house?

This is a question that many homeowners raise.  What can be done to remodel an existing house to make it "green".   I have been remodeling my own home and have attempted to incorporate as many green features as possible.  The hardest part is determining the best order for the remodel projects, i.e why replace … Continue reading Can an existing house be made into a “green” house?