St. Patrick’s Day & Green Trends in Remodeling!

March 7, 2018

St Patrick’s Day is an enhancement charm– a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.” – Adrienne Cook

Most building materials have a green alternative, for example, having metal roofing from a company like this austin roofing firm means you could use recycled metal. Then, further down the line once it’s changed, the metal could be recycled again. There are even more alternatives, like recycled denim insulation, bark siding, cork flooring, reclaimed wood, and so much more. The recycled look might not be for everyone, but there are so many options from modern to rustic that will surely fit your style and satisfy your senses. Not only is eco-friendly materials a growing trend, designing your home more efficiently is in high demand. Remember, if you have any appliances, you can protect these as well as your home’s systems with a USA Home Warranty.

Shorter plumbing runs make hot water delivery more efficient. Skylights can help reduce energy use, and can be installed by a company like, as an example. Even the location of your appliances matter. For example, a significant amount of energy can be saved by placing the refrigerator out of direct sunlight and away from heat-generating appliances.

Whether you’re building a new home or remodeling the one you have, there are so many new ideas and insights to consider that it is often overwhelming! Whether it be the foam roofing options that can help with insulating your home, or the new Quartz countertops that now come in beautiful, totally unique designs. And like the new (GE) graphite “slate” finish for appliances that is fingerprint and scratch resistant with a high-end, earthy tone that separates you from your neighbors and looks incredible with white cabinetry.

In addition to the sleek design, the appliances are loaded with smart controls, including Wi-Fi and a kitchen concierge service that notifies you if something goes wrong with your appliance, and an atmospheric water generator that produces up to 5 gallons of purified water, hot or cold, from the air! Like magic, right?

Contact Carmel Builders to learn how we can help design a green-friendly home for you!


From the Carmel Builders Crew