Snowmelt Systems: The Latest Innovation in Snow Removal

To say that we get more than our fair share of snow in Colorado would be stating the obvious. While most U.S. cities get about 25 inches of snow per year, Boulder averages around 83 inches. So, if you have lived in Boulder for any amount of time, you understand the kind of hassle that […]

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Making Radiant Floor Heating Part of Your Green Home Renovation

It’s hard to explain the feeling of walking across a heated floor; it’s just one of those things that everyone should experience at least once. For so long, radiant floor heating was something that was only ever found in luxury homes, hotels, and spas.  That doesn’t seem to be the case now, however. Radiant floor […]

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Wood vs. Gas: The Right Fireplace for your Home

If you’ve built a home in the last ten years, you’ve probably been asked this question: wood or gas? Like many homebuyers, it’s likely you didn’t really know the answer at the time. From a value perspective, we already know that fireplaces are becoming an increasingly popular selling point for homes these days. Some families […]

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Salvaged Building Materials: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

When building a home, what often matters most is the character of the residence. Buying a new construction gives the luxury of customizing exactly what the customer would like to see in the new property. What has been on a lot of people’s radars as of late is the use of salvaged materials during the […]

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Modern Remodels That Will Leave You Speechless

No matter how much we love our home, there comes a time when we need to try something new. Remodels are a great way to enhance a house’s look, without the hassle of moving into a new property. These days, a successful remodel consists of giving areas an update while still preserving the essence of […]

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Before, During, After: The Most Important Renovation Questions To Ask

Have you wanted to give your house a facelift, but felt that the process was too overwhelming? We understand your reasoning. Depending on the project, renovating your home can be a pretty big deal. With all of the time and money you’re investing, it’s important to ask yourself a few questions during the course of […]

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Understanding LEED Certification

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is an organization dedicated to environmentally conscious architecture and construction. USGBC developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, a voluntary green design certification system for residential, business, and municipal buildings. LEED for Homes provides a great guideline for builders and homeowners invested in sustainable building design.

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Floors: Choosing the Right Option for Your Home

Floors are an important factor in home design and renovation. Whether you are building a new house or remodeling your current one, you will discover that there is a wide selection in interior flooring. Here is a comparison of several different materials to help you choose the best option: 

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Kitchen Renovations: Countertops & Backsplashes

The kitchen is often referred to as “the heart of a home,” serving as the epicenter of activity in many private residences. Most homeowners desire a welcoming and functional space, since it is where they cook and share meals with loved ones. Regardless of personal taste, it is possible to revamp your kitchen with a […]

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3 Green Renovation Ideas For Your Home

Renovating can be both an exciting and overwhelming endeavor. Homeowners invested in eco-friendly design may feel particularly uncertain about where to start or which materials to use when remodeling. If you are considering taking on a green home renovation project, here are three suggestions to help you begin:

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