Your bathroom is one of the most heavily used rooms in your home. That said, if you want a healthier and more sustainable home, it helps reduce your carbon footprint if you design your remodel with eco-friendly materials and fixtures. Just be sure to hire a trusted bathroom and siding contractor to help you out! Check out these eco-friendly ideas:
Refinish Your Tub
If you’re considering replacing your bathtub because it’s already showing its age, you can still have it updated with a good refinish. It may take a few days to complete, but really gets good results. Refinishing your tub not only makes it look brand new again, but also in the color you want it to be! The new finish will last for years as well, and you won’t have to spend as much as replacing it completely.
Energy-Efficient Fixtures and Materials
When it comes to kitchen and bathroom remodeling, you’ll want to design your project in a way that saves more money in the long run. Consider energy-efficient bathroom appliances, LED lighting, and a tankless water heater, which helps improve your home energy efficiency up to 22% more than the standard ones by ensuring that the water is hot only when you need it.
In any bathroom remodeling project, tiles make up a major part of the renovation process. It’s important to choose a sustainable material to help reduce its overall environmental impact. Here are some eco-friendly tile options:
- Recycled Glass Tiles – While it may be sold at a slightly higher price tag than other options, recycled glass tiles are really made of what its name suggests. The price varies depending on the percentage of recycled content, so you may want to check out what the best option is for your bathroom remodel at your nearest tile showroom.
- Terrazzo Tiles – These are made using off-cuts or recycled pieces of either quartz, marble or glass that’s inlaid in concrete. These tiles make use of leftover resources that make a natural beauty that boosts the visual appeal of any bathroom!
When it comes to eco-friendly bathrooms, deck and additions, you can count on Villwell Builders, LLC to get the job done right. You can reach us by calling (203) 651-5212 or filling out our convenient contact form. Talk to us today!