Home building Materials you can Repurpose

When it comes to saving money on home renovation, repurposing as a means of recycling represents one of the cleverest and most pro-like moves you can pull off. The idea behind this is quite simple – you pick building materials that are well-known for their recyclable qualities, use the structures made out of them for as long as you can, and then salvage the leftovers after the building in question had its run.

Indeed, whether it’s roofing, flooring, wall structure, or bathroom fit-outs, the materials you’re using can last you years to come – be it in their fully assembled condition, or as a scraps you can repurpose for other projects!

Now then, in this article, we’re going to talk about what materials you can use in order to make your house renovation project not only a smart one while you’re doing it, but also a potentially lucrative one down the road.

So, without further ado, here are our ‘repurposeable’ building materials!

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Woodworking Hacks [Infographic]

This visual from Crowe Sawmills details 10 hacks that could work brilliantly for woodworking projects with regular household items performing a basic yet clever task. Check out some clever woodworking hacks in the infographic below.

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Cost-Efficient Ways to make your Home more Eco-Friendly [Infographic]

Originally Published on Huffington Post

Let’s face it: Reducing your home’s negative impact on the planet will likely require a huge amount of work.

But solar panels and temperature-regulating walls aren’t the only ways to help your household adopt more eco-friendly practices. There are a ton of easy — and fun — ways to conserve energy.

Luckily for us, UK-based magazine Good To Be Home has some clever ideas on other ways to do it.

Preparing Wooden Pallets for Upcycling Projects

Originally Published on Fix.com

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Recycling & Upcycling Design Fair 2014 in Freiburg

FREI-CYCLE-logoLast weekend we had the opportunity to go to the Upcycling Design Fair in Freiburg, Germany hosted by Frei-cycle Deutschland. And here below we will show you some of the amazing projects designed and made out of recycled materials from aluminium bottle caps to cement sacks or parachutes!!! Amazing projects, incredible products! The only thing you need is an idea and there you go! There is plenty of material that usually end up in the landfill, so resistant to temperature changes or weight that lasts ages to be decomposed! Why not give it a try and start reusing from our homes in order to reduce the waste?

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