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  • Modular Homes From Recycled Plastic

    Live across the pond and want to downsize your home into something more eco-friendly? Consider a new line of modular homes created by U.K. company Affresol, as reported by Fast Company…

  • New Obsession: Treehouse Point

    I highly doubt I’m the only one out there that’s had Swiss Family Robinson fantasies growing up. There’s something so exotic about living in a tree. Thanks to ShelterPop for showcasing…

  • Green Advantages for Advanced Framing Techniques

    From the discontinued blog Pardon our Dust from the L.A. Times, two builders share their opinions on advanced framing techniques. At debate here is whether advanced framing techniques (2×6’s 24-inch on…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Amazing DIY Castle Home

    In an incredible display of do-it-yourself ingenuity and sticktoitiveness, a couple in Surrey, England constructed a castle/tudor home. But the kicker is that they did this without the knowledge of neighbors…