Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Xanadu Houses

If you wanted to design The House of The Future, what materials would you use? You might not suggest spray foam insulation; after all, it’s meant to be used in between walls that have already been built. But architects Bob Masters and Roy Mason saw the potential to create incredibly futuristic homes out of the […]

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The Most Popular Natural Building Techniques

As people have become more environmentally conscious and aware of their impact on the environment, there has been a steady movement towards building housing from more sustainable materials that are neither harmful to themselves or the environment. Three popular housing technologies that embody these pro-environmental practices are the Adobe, Straw Bale and Earth Bags construction. […]

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Safety Tips for the Spray Foamer

While doing a home improvement project can be cost-effective and provide a great boost to your confidence, it’s not hard to understand why some people hesitate to take on a project, like replacing their old batt insulation with polyurethane spray foam. While you save on the cost of a contractor, you worry that you’re placing […]

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Natural Building and Spray Foam

There has been a growing movement, in the United States, and around the world, to explore and rediscover natural building techniques. Many concerns have recently been raised about the products used in our homes and their long term adverse effects on health. Natural building uses time tested techniques with the latest in modern technology, to […]

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Choosing a Contractor

Not everyone is a super handyman or woman. Minor repairs around the house are certainly something that you should be able to do on your own, but there’s a huge difference between putting together your prefabricated bookshelves and replacing all of the insulation in your home. Some people are perfectly happy to take on a […]

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