We are renovating a house, and moving in fairly soon. We live in Southern California, and I want to avoid toxic materials, particularly in the bedrooms. Can't seem to find alternatives other than wood, which gets quite expensive. Would welcome your thoughts.
Do you buy used building materials if they are in good condition?
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What kind of non-toxic exterior sheathing can be used in place of plywood?
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Where can I find caulking and adhesives without antimicrobial (biocides) chemicals?
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Heco topix screws - which type should be used for attaching insulation outside a house?
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Which rigid insulation is made with high recycled materials?
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What would be the best construction materials for making a home fire resistant?
Posted by Tyler Harris March 14, 2022 Concept and design 3 Responses