Deconstructing home renovation

Homeowners save on cost, waste using recycled materials

Big plans for business in 2018?
Give yourself the tools to own the new year at Connect SF, July 17-20, 2018

A few years ago, some friends of ours purchased an older home from a widow who no longer could maintain the house and the more than two dozen fruit trees that rested on its sunny, western-facing lot.

While the couple’s residence was far nicer and newer than the widow’s 1960s rambler, they loved the garden and orchard. They also one day dreamed of building a home from scratch, exactly how they wanted it, with the latest in energy-efficient building materials and appliances.