Seven Ways to Create a Green Kitchen Anderson SC

When looking at remodeling their existing kitchen, most people want to implement environmentally friendly materials and appliances. The main bonus is in cutting down on energy and water consumption costs. Here are 7 ways to make greener choices.

Kitchens of the South
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325 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC
 
Foxfire Gallery & Kitchen Shops
(864) 242-0742
2222 Augusta St Ste 1
Greenville, SC
 
Barley Construction Co
(843) 881-1194
1032 Chuck Dawley Blvd Unit 101
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Charleston Renovation Group
(843) 849-1522
514 Mill St Ste C
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Mevers Kitchen And Bath Llc
(843) 388-9633
630 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Ste B
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
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Charleston, SC
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Little Construction Co
(803) 252-7437
650 S Edisto Ave
Columbia, SC
 
B & M Builders
(803) 774-2200
517 N Guignard Dr
Sumter, SC
 
Carolina Professional Builders Llc
(843) 856-8915
871 Lowcountry Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Ferrell Dick Contracting Co Inc
(803) 324-7373
455 E Highway 324
Rock Hill, SC
 

Seven Ways to Create a Green Kitchen

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Green kitchens employ the use of eco-friendly materials and conserve resources.

Most homeowners consider their kitchen the center for socializing and entertaining rather than their living or dining room. When looking at remodeling their existing kitchen, most people want to implement environmentally friendly materials and appliances . Concern for the environment is the motivation for some homeowners, while others have health issues and need to look at reducing or eliminating allergens. For others still, the main bonus is in cutting down on energy and water consumption costs. Here are 7 ways to make greener choices in this all-important room.

 

  1. Many eco-friendly types of floorings are available. Choices are products made from renewable resources such as bamboo, cork, and eucalyptus that mature in half the time it takes for hardwoods. Linoleum is making a huge comeback and it is a product of wood meal, linseed oil, and resin.

 

  1. You are ready to apply a fresh coat of paint but dread the fumes that tend to linger long after the paint has dried - consider low- or no-VOC paint. They are becoming more affordable and are more widely available as manufacturers are trying to meet green standards.

  

  1. Hands-free faucets with built in aerators reduce water usage and built-in water filters eliminate harmful pollutants in the water. Do not use brass fittings or faucets as they can leach lead. Replace your plumbing with copper pipes, the...

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