Eco-friendly Tips For Home Renovation

If you are planning to renovate your home, try to make the renovation eco-friendly.  Eco-friendly renovations help the environment and also help in saving your money in the long-term.

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Here are some eco-friendly tips for your home renovation project.

Professional for energy efficient home

You can contact an energy efficiency rating expert who can plan and help you execute the renovation in such a way that the energy is used efficiently. They ensure your home is comfortable in all season with the use of energy as least as possible. They also help you make the energy rating report and acquire the necessary building permits.

 

Using of recycled materials

Be it old and abandoned flooring materials or cabinets and some other materials, attempt using those materials that people thought they would never use again. Moreover, things in such condition cost only a fraction of what new piece of such materials would cost. Although it’s true that we hardly ever find the materials worth reusing, trying to see the opportunities through those pre owned materials won’t hurt you.

 

Using of paints with low VOC

Low VOC paints are biodegradable and water-based. Such paints pose no threat to the environment and the family living in the home. Most of the professional painters use low VOC paints, nonetheless you should also know about it. Picking an organic paint is harmless to your environment; so such approach will be worth praising.

 

Lots of insulation

As poorly insulated homes use up a lot of energy in extreme weathers, you should add enough insulation in your home. Since roof is the primary culprit for losing heat in poorly insulated homes, you have to put extra attention in shielding your attic and roofing area by efficient insulators. Besides, you should also blanket your walls for better insulation.

 

Efficient windows

We want our rooms to be brighter and that is why, we usually opt for larger windows. However, larger always does not mean better. Large windows are sometimes responsible for heat loss in winter and the opposite in winter in homes. So install the windows that let in the enough of sunlight without becoming the culprit for heat transfer to/from the room.

You do not need to take a different way or spend a lot for eco-friendly renovation. Acquire some ideas and work with a reliable professional to proceed for home renovation without harming the surrounding.

If you need a contractor in Jupiter or anywhere else in Florida, you can contract us. America Painting Corporation family!