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Don't Let the Polar Vortex Ruin Your Home!

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 07, 2014

It's brutally cold across much of the US, which has many people huddling indoors and seeking shelter. While you're staying warm inside, though (or calling your HVAC technician to find...


 Those aren't weedy gutters! That's a living roof on one of Seattle's libraries.   Photo: benet2006/Flickr

Meet Modular Green Roofing

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 04, 2013

Living roofs, also sometimes called green roofs, are pretty awe-inspiring. The thought of all those living plants perched on top of a structure, providing shelter below to the residents...


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Green Roofing: Anything But Bland!

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 27, 2013

As a country girl at heart, there's nothing I love more than seeing patches of green in the city, and that means I'm in love with the growing green roof trend -- which, incidentally,...


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Is A Rain Chain Right for Your Home?

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 19, 2013

Rains have finally come to Northern California, leading to widespread jubilation among residents who were starting to worry about drought, but along with rain comes a perennial winter...


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Building? Be Sure to Pick the Right Home Site

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 13, 2013

Location, location, location! Those are the watchwords of the real estate industry, where prospective homebuyers are cautioned to consider a huge number of potential factors when they...