Archive for April, 2013

PostHeaderIcon How to keep your attic cool

With the rising environment protection issue, then trend of using green energy products have increased heavily. The solar attic cooling is one of the latest projects in compliance with the use of green energy. If you are worried about the installation and maintenance costs, you would be happy to know that both the installation and the maintenance cost of the solar attic cooling is very low.

Whenever you go into your attic during the summer, it is stuffy and the initial few minutes are unbearable. But with the solar attic cooling method, you will get immediate cooling solution for your attic and with no extra cost. Rather at the end of the month you will save some money as well.

There are many other ways of cooling your attic like the installation of Air conditioner or some cooling solution, but these things run on non renewable energy resources. Thus they cost much as well as are not environment friendly.

PostHeaderIcon Outhouse Remodeling Tips

An outhouse is bound to remind of you of your younger days and make you feel nostalgic. If you still have an outhouse adjoining your house and would like to keep it that way, then you should remodel it and give it a brand new look.
As far as remodeling an old outhouse is concerned, opt for the classic design. You can have a clapboard shack along with peak roof. You can also have a wooden door and for the fun of it can add a half moon cutout. However, while remodeling your house you must always keep the mind the appearance that you want to give it. As for the décor of the outhouse you can decorate the exterior with murals. You can also pot a few flowers at the base or hang a few floral baskets on the sides of the outhouse. You can also make the outhouse look like a barn by painting it red with white trims.