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.
Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?
Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019 Slab on Grade 1 response
Do you buy used building materials if they are in good condition?
Posted by Cheryl Nicholson Sept. 5, 2018 Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 response
Which vinyl flooring is best for a concrete surface to withstand water damage?
Posted by N M Nov. 11, 2022 Flooring and stairs 2 responses
Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?
Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019 Basements improvements 1 response
What is the best non toxic insulation for a house?
Posted by Jude Smith Sept. 10, 2021 Insulation and soundproofing 1 response
Is there a safe MDF? formaldehyde & anti-fungicide free, etc? Or a green sealant?
Posted by Elize St Charles May 23, 2020 Wood and organic materials 1 response
What kind of non-toxic exterior sheathing can be used in place of plywood?
Posted by pier charter June 4, 2020 Wood and organic materials 1 response
With an ICF built frost wall can you install electric wire in floor heat cables and cork flooring?
Posted by C Whitby Aug. 7, 2020 Flooring and stairs 3 responses
What is a non-toxic and non-flammable home insulation?
Posted by Amanda Eisley May 26, 2023 Insulation and soundproofing 1 response
Where can I find formaldehyde free cabinets that aren't plywood?
Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019 Kitchens 3 responses
What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?
Posted by Robert J. Pierson Oct. 17, 2019 Basements improvements 2 responses
How do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?
Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018 Concept and design 1 response
Do you have recommendations for radon sealing basement concrete & installing new flooring?
Posted by M N Sept. 1, 2020 Basements improvements 1 response
What flooring options work with a passive solar design?
Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020 Passive solar home design 1 response
What type of green flooring is best for a basement floor?
Posted by Jeff Krohn Sept. 15, 2019 Basements improvements 1 response