We have a 50 year old house and our roof was redone 10 years ago and found the roof structure was damaged by ants. We saw them a lot back then but we didn’t see any inside again until just two weeks ago this spring. I found a nest close to our house and poured boiling water on it but I’ve still seen a few since then. We’re hoping to deal with this before it grows into another roof repair.
I have many issues with my house where should I start?
Posted by Bryan Squirrell Sept. 29, 2019, 3:08 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Is There a Difference Between an Air Barrier and vapor barrier?
Posted by Sherri Mccormick Aug. 17, 2018, 3:24 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?
Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses
How do you insulate a ceiling and finish it on the inside with wood?
Posted by antonija klotz Oct. 20, 2019, 7:31 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
How do you calculate window height and location for passive solar heating?
Posted by Daniel Gardener Sept. 12, 2019, 8:54 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?
Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
What are your thoughts on using large flax straw bales (4x4) to build in Saskatchewan?
Posted by Al Birchard Nov. 11, 2019, 12:56 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 3 Responses
What flooring options work with a passive solar design?
Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
How much does it cost to build a house by square foot?
Posted by Mike D Sept. 5, 2017, 4:12 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses
We want to build a solarium in Ontario, what do you think of heating it with a radiant floor and wood stove?
Posted by Deanna Zavattin-Tortolo Feb. 18, 2020, 10:51 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses
Halo Exterra rigid exterior insulation - has anyone work with it?
Posted by George Shannon Jan. 21, 2020, 3:39 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?
Posted by Sylvie Gagnon Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
What is the best option for building our next resilient home?
Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses
Can you use Foam boards on basement walls to stop condensation?
Posted by Chad Johnson Dec. 21, 2019, 7:59 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
What is the best way to insulate the ceiling of my crawl space?
Posted by Judy Mendel Feb. 17, 2020, 11:10 p.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses
What type of Insulation can I use on the exterior of my home?
Posted by Scott Muller April 18, 2019, 2:19 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 6 Responses
What is the best way to Insulate a basement and floor joists that are embedded into the concrete?
Posted by David Pereira April 28, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does go?
Posted by Grady 22 Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses
Building a Honka log “pretty good house” planning - thoughts on hvac, ventilation and roof
Posted by Klemen Novak June 28, 2020, 1:55 a.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses