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A General Contractor Can Help You Make Your House Green

Of course, a general contractor can make your house literally green if that is what you mean.  General contractors can do a lot to fix up a home.  If you want to have a green colored house, that’s fairly simple.  The general contractor will arrange a home makeover that puts beautiful green siding or paint on your house.  Your neighbors will be green, too – with envy!

Then there is the other type of green – ecological or environmentally friendly.  If this is your idea of a green house, get in touch with a general contractor in the Miami-Dade area today.

Whether you are interested in a little remodeling or a total home overhaul, a general contractor can make that happen for you.  It’s a process that is as easy as 1-2-3.

There are terms to look for if you want an eco-friendlier home.

The first term is renewable energy.  Renewable energy can mean a lot of different things in today’s home construction market.  For example, it can refer to solar power.  It can also refer to water heating systems that use the sun’s energy to keep warm water for household consumption.  People love these resources for a variety of reasons.  One is that these renewable energy sources can help homeowners cut costs on their utility bills.  As the home depends less on the government infrastructure, the energy bills decline.  This is great not only for the pocketbook but also for those who are environmentally conscious.

The second term to research is solar power.  Decades ago, people were excited about solar energy.  These devices were popular to talk about but not so popular to install.  People thought that the solar panels were bulky and ugly.  They worried that if there wasn’t enough sun on a cloudy day that they would not have enough power for their home.  The devices were thought best left to hippie environmentalists with enough money to buy this expensive equipment.  Although solar panels are an investment to install, a lot of money is saved in the reduction of energy bills.  Another point, today these panels are smaller and more attractive.  Installation costs have fallen over the years, too.  This is good news for anybody who has considered solar power for their home.  Now is a great time to make the switch.

Your neighbors will take notice of your new green, eco-friendly home.  You may just inspire more of your neighbors to make the switch, too.  We can join together as a community to make our homes less dependent on the energy company.

If you want to have a home that is a little more “off the grid,” researching these two terms can help you do so.

Contact Five Stars Construction LCC to learn more about renewable energy sources and solar power.  We are the pros – licensed, insured, bonded, and certified in making our green energy dreams happen.



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