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Three excellent outdoor, Eco-Friendly home improvement ideas

Three excellent outdoor, Eco-Friendly home improvement ideas

The great outdoors can sometimes seem far, far away when we're hustling and bustling to and from work, dealing with modern life's requirements and spending time around the home. Fortunately, there are many different ways in which the great outdoors can be brought home and experienced in an eco-friendly fashion, like artificial grass for example. Outdoor home remodelling ideas are plentiful, but not all take into account the need for environmental awareness. We've outlined three great eco-friendly outdoor home improvement ideas below for you to consider as ways to add both functionality and value to your home. Artificial grass Having a beautiful lawn is a desire of most homeowners, but the ecological impacts of such can be astounding. Depending on climate and grass selection, a large amount of water may be necessary to sustain its beauty during the hotter and drier months. Even when water isn't a concern, there is a chronic ...

3 rules for using natural materials in your kitchen

3 rules for using natural materials in your kitchen

Clinical, synthetic materials are out. Woods, stones and metals are in. Using natural elements in the kitchen has become an increasingly popular trend among interior designers and discerning homeowners in recent years, and it’s not hard to see why. As well as environmental benefits, natural materials offer timeless beauty, a vast palette of texture and unparallelled durability. If you’re thinking about bringing nature into the heart of your home, here are three rules to bear in mind.   VIEW the POST