I have a medical condition and cannot tolerate any type of scents and mainstream products for building e.g. chalking, paint, glue, etc. . We have picked our quartz countertop and need to know if it can be installed using materials which are low voc and non-toxic without having to compromise with BPA content and formaldehyde etc. The installer needs to use epoxy to attach the undermount sink to the counter, crazy glue and clear silicone. Any experiences that were a success using non-toxic products and the product names for the specific task would be helpful. Thank you.
- Planning and Design
- Healthy indoor air quality
- Indoor air quality
- Non-toxic materials
- Zero voc
- Healthy air quality
- Chemical sensitivity
- Air quality
Where can I find formaldehyde free cabinets that aren't plywood?
Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m. Kitchens 3 Responses
Do you have suggestion for non-toxic closet design company, or materials?
Posted by Nicole Lucas Haimes Oct. 11, 2019, 10:51 p.m. Materials and resources 1 Responses
Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?
Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses
Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?
Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses
What type of wood can be installed on a radiant floor?
Posted by Colleen Blak Dec. 11, 2017, 1:59 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses
How do you attach exterior siding without affecting the air barrier on a passive house?
Posted by Scott Bowker July 16, 2018, 11:07 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 3 Responses
Does using T & G wood plank instead of drywall affect where we put the vapor & air barrier?
Posted by Sue Colbourne Nov. 9, 2019, 6:16 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 3 Responses
Can you use a vapour retarder paint on the ceiling instead of using a poly vapour barrier?
Posted by Anwas Qwelten June 8, 2019, 3:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 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 seal windows from the exterior for water and air but not create a vapor seal?
Posted by Piyush Prince Nov. 7, 2018, 12:10 a.m. Windows and doors 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
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
Is Blum hardware LBC compliant or free of Red List components?
Posted by Phil Lipton Aug. 27, 2019, 10:45 a.m. Kitchens 2 Responses
I have chronic illness from the air quality of my home, can you help determine if I need to replace the HVAC system?
Posted by Niki Harrison Sept. 6, 2019, 4:32 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses
Is the ZIP sheathing system good or bad for water control?
Posted by Trevor Prinz Nov. 26, 2019, 4:03 p.m. Walls and Roofs 4 Responses
Do you have any tips to unclog a sink with standing water?
Posted by Laura Tom Jan. 7, 2019, 2:06 a.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses
I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?
Posted by Joe F Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses
What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?
Posted by Frank Cooper Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 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