Making Room for Your Parents

by: Heather on 12/12/2008

According to US Census data, the number of parents who moved in with their adult children grew 67 percent to 3.6 million from 2000 to 2007. That's a lot of extra bedrooms!

With the deepening financial crisis it's entirely reasonable to assume that many of us will be expanding our households to include family or friends in order to help meet expenses and cope with uncertainty. If this is the case for you, then you may soon join the millions of North Americans who are considering home renovation.

If you are planning to remodel but want to be sure that you do so in a healthy, environmentally friendly, cost-effective manner, then check out Green Remodeling: Changing the World One Room at a Time by David Johnston and Kim Master. Packed with simple green renovation solutions for homeowners, focusing on key aspects of the building including foundations, framing, plumbing, windows, heating and finishes, this comprehensive guide also covers easy ways to save energy, conserve natural resources, and protect the health of loved ones.

Green Remodeling


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