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Home maintenance expert turns her own home into a testing ground for cutting-edge sustainable design

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Bloemker preserved much of the original look of the house, built in the style of mid-century modern, while giving it a beautiful modern makeover. She used natural and recycled materials and sent 90 percent of the construction waste from the redesign process to a housing non-profit for reuse.

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