It should be no surprise that sensitivity to the environment is a growing concern for most homeowners, Forbes Magazine reports. In fact, sustainability is driving the types of projects that homeowners begin. And the materials and finishes they use.

There’s also a new interest in low-chemical-compound products. Research shows people care if their paint or carpets pollute the air. Furthermore, homeowners like to re-use old building materials.   

The new interest in eco-friendly products goes hand-in-hand with today’s strong environmental consciousness.

With the Green Trend, homeowners are looking for reclaimed wood while moving away from manufactured surfaces.

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