Building : Architecture

5 Reasons You Should Use Shipping Containers for Your Home

Around ten years ago, design firm Zigloo was one of the first Canadian companies to create a home out of shipping containers. Since then, its use has become more widespread and many design and architecture firms are looking for ways they can use it to create chic, sustainable homes. If you’re trying to decide on your next home, below are five great reasons to looking into shipping containers.

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Alternative Ways to Keep Warm in the Winter

With winter coming, you may find yourself thinking of alternative ways of heating your home. Standard ways of heating your home can make up half of your monthly bills! Luckily, there are great options for those of us who would rather spend money on warm chocolate lattes than warming our house once temperatures drop. The following are great ways to save money and energy during the winter months: Beautiful Biodiesel Biodiesel is an

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Alternative Ways to Heat Your Home That Don’t Cost the Earth

Heating bills will always represent a sizeable amount of the yearly budget in any home, especially in the winter. The average home only utilizes roughly only 40% of its living space so heating it all becomes expensive and superfluous. Reducing your heating bill usually brings to mind installing geo thermal or solar energy, but these are expensive and out of many peoples budgets. But there are many ways to reduce your homes heating bill without

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