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Soy-Based Insulation Reduces Heating, Cooling Costs

Soy-Based Insulation Reduces Heating, Cooling Costs

While perusing the Greater Kansas City Home Show, I repeatedly passed a booth advertising soy-based insulation. Intrigued, I had to find out more about this clever use for one of the nation’s most bountiful crops. Blue Springs, Mo.-based Soysation Insulation has developed a product that fits seamlessly with rising eco-awareness: […]

Protect Your Home’s Gutters with GutterMonster

Protect Your Home’s Gutters with GutterMonster

In Kansas City, each of the four seasons isn’t shy about making itself known to residents, whether that means 100-degree temperatures with 90 percent humidity or a below-zero plunge and an ice storm. To protect your home’s gutters year-round, consider the GutterMonster system, an unobtrusive gutter guard that boasts a […]

Kansas City Roofer Predicts Green Roofing Trends

Kansas City Roofer Predicts Green Roofing Trends

Roofing is arguably one of the most important parts of your home, a vital structural piece that not only protects your home’s interior but also aids in insulation, energy circulation and temperature regulation. While at the Greater Kansas City Home Show, I stopped to chat with Michael Vaught of Larry […]

The Wall Wizard’s Painting Secrets

The Wall Wizard’s Painting Secrets

In addition to hundreds of exhibitors, the annual Greater Kansas City Home Show and Flower, Lawn and Garden Show offers several seminars including painting and faux finish techniques from Brian Santos, better known as The Wall Wizard. One of his favorite sayings? “When you can’t move, you improve,” and paint […]

Top 10 Ways to Build Green

Top 10 Ways to Build Green

The Central Plains chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council is at the Greater Kansas City Home Show this weekend, offering tips and resources for homeowners interested in going green, especially when building a home. According to a tip sheet compiled by the Central Plains chapter, the top 10 ways […]