Clean water / Discussions

Where can I find caulking and adhesives without antimicrobial (biocides) chemicals?

...water clean-up and water smoothable caulking that are non-toxic, NO VOC and DO NOT contain any synthetic biocides of any kind. Not all companies I have spoken w...

Posted by Riki Luri Jan. 10, 2020, 9:55 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 0 Responses

Can my shallow crawl space be converted to a slab foundation?

...clean and dry) for which I am trying to find a solution. And no doubt need some radon mitigation as well. The house is sitting above bedrock and my neighbour wh...

Posted by Sian O'Keefe Aug. 15, 2020, 12:52 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the best heat pump hot water heater for an all electric house?

...water heater or a water heater tank? What is the best brand for water heater? Highest quality and lowest maintenance. Any tips or recommendations for the best q...

Posted by Babak K Aug. 1, 2020, 7:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

How can we clear up green pool water after adding bog plants and lillies?

Our natural pool turned green after adding bog plants It was clear prior to their installation. We have this page on our site about How to Install Natural Swim...

Posted by Mercedes McCloughan June 15, 2020, 1:28 p.m. Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses

How do you get rid of mold in a bathroom?

...clean a large area yourself due to the health risks are too great. You can contact the CMHC for a list of qualified professionals. How to clean mold in small ...

Posted by Sara Oct. 28, 2017, 9:50 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

Do you have any tips to unclog a sink with standing water?

...water does not clear from the pipes. Water stands in the sink and, the clog doesn't move. I have done small repair such as changing out the washer and replacing...

Posted by Laura Tom Jan. 7, 2019, 2:06 a.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

Would you recommend Legalett over water radiant floor heat for a backyard studio in Toronto?

...water heater and water or gel radiant floor heating, or the air system that Legalett uses. I am also wondering how much rebar should be in a slab on grade floor...

Posted by Christine Pountney May 2, 2019, 1:22 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

What is the best way to renovate and make a self sustaining eco friendly family house?

...water heater are powered with electricity you will already be powering your home with clean energy. For finding contractors, our Quebec site has a green buildin...

Posted by Emmanuel Sylvestre Aug. 31, 2020, 8:15 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What is the best way to build a slab on grade on bedrock?

...water around the perimeter and below can drain to daylight you’re probably going to be in great shape. You’d need to have it designed by an engineer of course s...

Posted by peter owen Oct. 31, 2019, 3:33 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...water enters the basement. Does this create a problem within the new wall? Other questions: How do I adequately insulate around water meters, electrical pan...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses