Monthly Archives: January 2011

Choosing Your All-Green Color Scheme

At the top of just about every list of improvements that will make your home (for sale) more appealing to potential buyers is a new coat of interior paint. When preparing your home for sale, it’s best look at it … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being Green!

When deciding which paint to use on the walls of your home (for sale), be careful. The terms “green” and “non-toxic” are NOT necessarily synonymous. Even “zero VOC” formulations can contain small amounts of toxins. And with “low VOC” or … Continue reading

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The Seen and Unseen Green Scene

Did you know that according to the EPA one of the top five leading health risks in the U.S. is indoor air quality? That’s right, it’s the air in our homes! In my previous blog about “green” flooring and carpeting … Continue reading

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Greening Your Home for Sale (Part 3): From Carpets to Cork

Over the past few years, conventional carpeting in homes (for sale) has gotten a bad rap and had an even worse reputation. There are three primary reasons for all of this carpet bashing: –  The materials and chemicals used in … Continue reading

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Greening Your Home For Sale (Part 2): Hardwood Floors Are An Easy Sell

According to a survey conducted by the National Wood Flooring Association with real estate agents in 2006, 82 percent agreed that homes with hardwood floors sell faster, 90 percent agreed that they sell for more money, and a whopping 99 … Continue reading

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Greening Your Home for Sale (Part 1)

“The Greening Of Southie” is a 2007 film about the construction of The Macallen Bulding, a $75 million luxury condominium tower rising 15 stories above the storied South Side of Boston, Massachusetts. It follows the varied experiences of those involved … Continue reading

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The New Need to Know

When you buy a used car, you want a CARFAX report. You want to know if it’s been in an accident, and how many owner’s it’s had. You’ve got questions like: Is this the original transmission? Has the engine been … Continue reading

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