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How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?

...waterproof membrane on top fo the footing before building the foudation wall, and they put an exterior water proof membrane on the outside (both of which are hi...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 15 Responses

What would be the best alternative to chemical treatment for outdoor pools?

...hot tub, they can be treated with salt water as well. That would be our preferred alterative to cholorine. It’s not quite as nice an experience (for humans and ...

Posted by Ladka Heidari April 19, 2020, 6:24 p.m. Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses

Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?

...water heater with a coil of black PVC Pipe. That is a rather simple matter of having a coil of tube facing south to pump water through and then return to your...

Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

My window drips when I run my air conditioning. What is the fix?

...water is coming from the drywall on the interior of the windows. This is not condensation on the windows but water coming from the wall cavity and dripping down...

Posted by Sean Sullivan Aug. 27, 2020, 10:36 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 5 Responses

What type of framing is best to reduce CO2 emissions in a single family home?

...hot water in summer months, so only after a full years cycle with the solar air heating panels will we know the true performance, but without a doubt it will mu...

Posted by Rachel Rodd Sept. 28, 2020, 3:04 p.m. Wood and organic materials 1 Responses