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Healthy Finish Selections for a Healthy Family

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Healthy Finish Selections for a Healthy Family

When building or renovating a house, it's important to look for finishes that are long lasting and well made.  Equally as important are the materials that are used to create these finishes. When former NAHB President Randy Noel of Reve, Inc., built the Sustainable Home in Luling,LA, he wanted to make sure that this affordable home had style as well as the safest home products and finishes on the market. He enlisted Jillian Pritchard Cooke of Wellness Within Your Walls to make sure every decision made on the home considered the environment, energy conservation and sustainability.

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Immediately Improve the Indoor Air Quality of Your Home with these Five Easy, Affordable Tips

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Immediately Improve the Indoor Air Quality of Your Home with these Five Easy, Affordable Tips

The more aware we are of what we bring into our homes, the more we can do to create a healthier environment for ourselves and our families. We can all make responsible decisions to minimize the toxic burden and improve our overall heath. Immediately improve the air quality of your home with these five easy, affordable  tips.

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Done in a Week: Luling, LA, Sustainable Demonstration Home

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Done in a Week:  Luling, LA,  Sustainable Demonstration Home

10 days to create a sustainable design for a demonstration home in Luling.  Was the Sotre team up to the task?  This week we present the before and after pics.

 

 

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Healthy Home Design

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Healthy Home Design

This is the start of our Healthy Home Design Summer Blog.  Grace Kaynor will provide tips, styling ideas and helpful sourcing information to help make your home or office healthier and more environmentally friendly.

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Creating the Coastal Cottage Look

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Creating the Coastal Cottage Look

This week I am thinking about timeless cottage styles at the beach and remembering a favorite project that just got published this June in Southern Living.

 

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