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How to Give Furniture a Vintage or Rustic Effect

Many homeowners use procedures to distress their furniture. When a furniture piece has a vintage look, it has more character. Although there are stores that sell vintage furniture...

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Better Basics for the Home: Simple Solutions for Less Toxic Living

Keeping a stable and environmental friendly home is possible. Berthold-Bond even lends advice on homemade cleaning solutions.
Posted: 03/21/2008 01:40 PM EST more »

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Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings: Save Money, Save the Earth

Now in its ninth printing, this book offers money-saving tips such as comparisons of technology and costs of replacement versus repair.
Posted: 03/21/2008 01:39 PM EST more »

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Cool Green Stuff: A Guide to Finding Great Recycled, Sustainable, Renewable Objects You Will Love

This small but meaty book is chock full of photos of cool décor and gadget finds for the home, with all the info you need to find them.
Posted: 03/21/2008 01:44 PM EST more »

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Don't Throw It Out: Recycle, Renew and Reuse to Make Things Last

This cool book will give you quirky tips like how to find seven uses for an old cutting board and six for an old tennis ball.
Posted: 03/21/2008 01:40 PM EST more »

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Green Building, A to Z: Understanding the Language of Green Building

Perhaps a bit more advanced than most of the books in this list, this useful guide is a great sidekick if you’re building a green home. But, the book is also useful for government officials, product manufacturers, business associates and professional builders.
Posted: 03/21/2008 01:48 PM EST more »

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Green Clean: The Environmentally Sound Guide to Cleaning Your Home

This water- and stain-resistant book uses illustrations, checklists, functional sections and breakout tips to make eco-friendly cleaning easy, fun and understandable.
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Green Homes: New Ideas for Sustainable Living

This cardboard-covered coffee-table book contains beautiful photos of luxurious, modern green homes around the world and options to consider for your own home.
Posted: 03/21/2008 01:43 PM EST more »