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151 low VOC Ideabooks
Painted vs. Stained Kitchen Cabinets: Help for Deciding
Learn about durability, looks, cost and more for wooden cabinet finishes to make the right choice for your kitchen
"of the VOCs) would hold up indefinitely. They're beautiful but already (less than... Using a low-VOC paint instead yielded good results. Paint companies are constantly... a zero-VOC (volatile organic compounds) paint on some custom cabinets, but received... fewer VOCs, and as time goes on, they will only get better, so look at all of your..."
Houzz Tour: Unexpected and Ecofriendly in Montana
Unabashedly striking against its wilderness backdrop, this home stands out for its abundant earth-friendly features too
"gray zero-VOC stain. The custom green cement island adds color and a whimsical touch... fixtures and low-flow toilets help reduce water waste. Wall tiles: Bedrosians; tub: Americh... all-zero-VOC paints from Mythic Paints. Beale and his team used local, sustainably harvested... allows the low winter sun into the home, helping to warm it naturally. The exterior is... islands. The low-maintenance stucco works well with the continuous exterior insulation on..."
6 Efficient, Eco-Friendly Projects
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Bathroom Sinks
Sinks crafted from recycled rubber, glass and more make for showstopping bathroom features and are more affordable than ever
Meet a New Resource-Saving Prefab Design
Energy efficiency and a resourceful layout combine with ecofriendly materials in this noteworthy prototype for modular homes
Pools Overflow With Finish Options
Move over, plaster: Pebbles, colors and glow-in-the-dark glass are making waves on the pool finish scene
Houzz Tour: Updates Honor a 1930s Cottage's History
The facade stays true to the original, but inside lie a newly opened layout, higher ceilings and 600 more square feet of space
"cramped, low-ceilinged rooms. I love looking at how skill, vision (and money) can transform... no- and low-VOC paints and the floors are renewable bamboo.While the Gatling design... original low ceilings and small rooms. The compressed entryway dramatically opens up... such as low ceilings and dark, cramped rooms.Next: Explore 20th century minimalist..."
Houzz Tour: Platinum-Rating Hopes for a Sterling Modern Home
Efficiency takes an artful form in a minimalist San Francisco home furnished with iconic and custom pieces
Contractor Tips: Countertop Installation from Start to Finish
Will Cork Float for Your Bathroom Floor?
Get the facts on advantages, disadvantages, costs and installation to see if a cork bathroom floor is right for you
Kitchen Counters: Stainless Steel, the Chefs' Choice
Professional-grade strength and shining beauty unite in classic stainless steel countertops for the kitchen
The Power of Plywood All Around the House
Of course you've heard of it, but you might not know all the uses and benefits of this workhorse building material
Room of the Day: Home Is Where This Hearth Is
How to Paint Your Hardwood Floors
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Tub and Shower Surrounds
Keep your bathroom beautiful and your footprint green with long-lasting, ecofriendly surface materials