Home Maintenance

Running Your Home So It Doesn’t Run You

– Posted in: Home Maintenance, Home Performance

Thank you to AeroBarrier – breakthrough envelope sealing technology – for sponsoring the Green Gab podcast episode How to Operate and Maintain Your Home.   We all need training – yet most of us kind of take it for granted that we don’t really need training on how to run our homes.  As with anything we want to do better and more effectively, it [...]

A Home that Looks Good and Performs Well

– Posted in: Blog, Building Materials, Green Homes, Green Living, Home Maintenance

 Thank you to AeroBarrier – breakthrough envelope sealing technology – for sponsoring this Green Gab podcast episode The Home Detective – Finding How to Get a Home to Perform Well. If you’ve listened to a few of our podcast episodes or read a few of my blogs or my book, you know I’m a huge fan of homes that [...]

Resources and Materials-The Stuff our Homes Are Made of v2

– Posted in: Building Materials, Consumer Issues, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Green Living, Home Inventory, Home Maintenance, Home Performance, Homeowners, Projects, Renovations and Remodeling
Resources and materials for building sustainable homes

Once upon a time, people used the resources and materials around them and that is what there homes were made of. As the world has become a smaller place, materials used to build a house may come from anywhere and everywhere. Resources are a key part of the construction of the home. Home builders and home [...]

Why you should HomeNav

– Posted in: Appliances, Green Homes, Home Inventory, Home Maintenance, Home Organization, Homeowners

This whole thing started with HomeNav – the online homeowners’ manual I created for you – the home owner and resident. Why should you HomeNav? Insider tip…if nothing else, sign up for your complimentary account for the maintenance checklists and green resources. With HomeNav, you are one step closer to protecting your home and going [...]