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How to make your home eco-friendly

When it comes to building or updating your home, sometimes it’s okay to be environmentally conscious. After all, it can actually help you with saving #energy on bills, but it also allows you to build a home that’s better not just for yourself, but the world around you. Faux wall paneling is one of the best ways to add to your home, since it actually cuts down on a lot of natural resources that are used in paneling, helping the environment. If you’re thinking about doing this, you should definitely consider this.

 

You also can start to buy products made in America, since this can actually cut down on emissions while doing so. If you want to take care of the earth, it will help make the world a better place, but taking care of a home will make it much more sustainable as well. How can you do this? Well, let’s talk about a few of the ways to do so.

 

First, are organic #fabrics. If you think about it, some fabrics come into contact with your body a lot, whether it be bedsheets, covers on furniture, or even various towels. If you get ones that are easier on the skin, it won’t emit toxins that you’ll breathe in, and plus it can help to create a more natural home body care routine.

 

Then, you should look at your light fixtures. If you want to save a lot of energy and money, you should get #LED bulbs and change the #lightbulbs in your home to these. Hey can reduce energy output by about 80 percent, and they actually last longer as well. In fact, they can last up to 25 percent longer than the traditional bulbs that are used.

 

You should also look into refurbishing and reusing. If you use reclaimed wood and recycled metals, you’ll be able to incorporate a more natural look into your space, and also reduce your carbon footprint. Using furniture that’s all natural, or made with reclaimed materials also will improve the air quality in your home. It can also cut down on the volatile organic compounds that are unknowingly put off by furniture. If you’re thinking about this, you should invest in those that are good for the health of the environment. You can even seek out companies that specialize in this so that you’re able to get reclaimed sources, and to help you have a better, healthier life.

 

Finally, look at the cleaning products that you use. These include cleaners, dusters, or whatever it is to help beautify your home. There are a lot of chemicals in these, but you can make your own that are naturally way safer, and they’re better to help clean the place up with. If you look at cleaning solutions in the store, you’ll begin to realize that a lot of unnecessary things are in this, and things that you don’t need in your home. It’s also why toxins seem to spread in the home, and that gets into your body. So in essence, your cleaners can affect your overall home as well. a simple solution is literally to mix together white vinegar and water, and this creates a good natural cleaner. This is good for virtually any surface, and it’s much more effective to make. You can buy your own as well if you want to, but if you want to save money, it’s better to invest in a #DIY cleaner that’s natural. However, these are a good solution, and they’re made with sustainability at the forefront, so it’s definitely a great option.

 

When it comes to bettering your home, sometimes the best thing that you can do is look at the carbon footprint that you’re putting forward, and seek to change this. It might seem like a lot of work at first, and it might be a bit hard, but if you’re already thinking of renovating and redecorating your home, sometimes doing this early on and putting forth the effort can help to create a cleaner, better place. Plus, it’ll help save the earth too and make your life better, which is another cool benefit of this too.

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Uploaded on April 12, 2018