When it comes to remodeling, there are so many things to consider. Aside from the general purpose of the remodel, whether it be to expand the kitchen for added storage, update the style and functionality of the garage, or renovate an entire area of the home, such as the basement, there are other details that can make a big difference when deciding to start a remodeling project. If you live in Boulder County, eco-friendly options might top the list when it comes to considering a renovation. Hiring a reputable remodeling contractor with the knowledge and resources in sustainable and eco-friendly remodeling can make all the difference in achieving your green remodel goals, and KBC Remodeling Services of Longmont prides itself in being environmentally friendly.
Eco-Friendly Ideas to Consider When Remodeling:
- Choose Recycled and Reclaimed Products: From glass to wood, and everything in between, there are so many options in recycled in renewable building materials. KBC Remodeling Services has several sources when it comes to choosing sustainable products.
- Let it Shine: Colorado is known for it’s sunny days. Take advantage of all the sun has to offer by adding skylights and windows to introduce natural lighting. Solar panels are a cost-effective means to providing heat and power, as well.
- Energy Efficiency: Appliances can generate a lot of electricity. Choose those that are rated energy efficient to help reduce energy costs. Using a high-quality insulation will help keep your home protected from the outside elements, keeping your home cooler during the summer and warmer during the winter.
- Choose Low or VOC Free Products: VOC, or volatile organic compounds, produce harmful molecules and can wreak havoc on the environment. Choose paints or products that contain little or no VOC to keep the air you breathe clean.
- Recycle: When your remodel project is over, make sure that any left-over materials are recycled. The planet will thank you.
It’s the little things that can make a big difference when it comes to helping the environment. If you are ready to start a green remodel or renovation, call the trusted eco-friendly remodel contractors at KBC Remodeling Services in Longmont. We look forward to working with you.