As long as you’re remodeling, why not cut your utility bills and make your home a bit healthier too? Here are eight tips that can help save energy and create a healthier environment inside your home.
Check for water intrusion, condensation and excess moisture before you begin the project.
Excess moisture encourages mold growth. Fixing those issues during remodeling can improve your home’s indoor air quality.
Use the least amount of framing allowed by your building code when adding walls
Not only will you have to pay for less lumber, the contractor will have more room to put insulation in your walls, making your home more energy-efficient.
Resist the urge to splurge on multiple showerheads
Opt for a single low-flow showerhead rather than installing a car wash-style plethora of showerheads.
Add new HVAC ducts to parts of your home that are heated and cooled
Try not to place ducts in…
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