02/28/2012 05:23 pm ET

Green Building Questions To Ask Your Contractor

Planning a home improvement project this spring?

Whether you’re simply painting a room or undertaking an entire kitchen remodel, here are 10 questions to ask your contractor to make sure your project is good for the planet, your family’s health and your budget.

For more tips on greening your home remodeling projects, visit nonprofit Build It Green’s website.

List and captions courtesy of Earth911

Eco-Questions For Your Contractor