Natural / Discussions

Where can I find Natural Interior Paint?

...natural paint takes a bit more effort. You can order the components online in a power form that you then mix, here is a page to help you do that - DIY Natural...

Posted by Ramana Murty April 2, 2020, 4:45 p.m. Paints, finishes and natural coatings 1 Responses

How can I find a natural pool designer?

...natural pool designer? You probably found our page on natural swimming pools and ponds , here it is if not – All about Natural Swimming Pools – A DIY guide ...

Posted by James Ford-Hutchinson Aug. 14, 2020, 10:38 p.m. Natural swimming pools and ponds 2 Responses

Do you install natural pools?

...natural swimming pool installers , but check out this page here for free DIY Guide to building a natural swimming pool , hopefully that will help! Otherwise I w...

Posted by Eric Wilson April 24, 2020, 10:42 a.m. Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses

Do natural swimming pools need retaining walls?

...natural pools? It has a free download DIY Natural swimming pond building guide , and it will likely answer all your questions, but – are you asking how to preve...

Posted by Michael Applegate Sept. 21, 2020, 12:17 p.m. Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses

Can you combine a natural swimming pool with a rainwater harvesting garden?

...natural swimming pool and a rainwater harvesting garden / system cannot be combined into one area. If you mean feeding rainwater into your natural pool from roo...

Posted by Kitty Bridgens Feb. 7, 2019, 4:23 p.m. Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses

What are your thoughts about incorporating natural ventilation techniques into the heating/cooling/ventilation design of a house?

...natural ventilation within an energy efficient house May we ask where you are located? The level of success you would have using natural ventilation to save ene...

Posted by dean c Jan. 18, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

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

...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 Swimming ...

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

Can you recommend an HVAC contractor in Vancouver?

I own my detached home in Vancouver. We have a natural gas boiler that heats water for hot water uses and the water that flows through floor pipes providing ra...

Posted by Jennifer Smith March 18, 2019, 5:58 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

What is the best choice for me, HRV or ERV?

...Natural gas In floor Radiant heat. With the most updated energy codes. We are just looking for the best air exchange system. Thanks, John How to choose between ...

Posted by John Oakes Jan. 10, 2020, 11:04 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Should I replace my geothermal system with a gas boiler?

...natural gas boiler/electric furnace option (for radiant infloor heat in the basement and forced air heat on the main floor. I met with the plumber and the hea...

Posted by Lawrence Brusnyk Oct. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Do I need ceiling fans if I have an HRV?

I have high ceilings and I will be adding an addition this summer with normal height ceilings and a new stairwell to the basement. Should I arrange for a ceili...

Posted by S McIntyre April 2, 2019, 10:01 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

Where can I buy hemp insulation for home renovation In Durham Region, Ontario?

Where can I buy hemp insulation in Durham Region area of Ontario, Canada? You can buy hemp insulation at Ecohome for Canada or the US , just send us an email...

Posted by Virgil N Jan. 23, 2020, 10:50 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 2 Responses

Can you put hemp insulation in an attic?

...natural and non-toxic insulation material that will protect the air quality in your home. We will have an order page coming soon, but for the moment you can dro...

Posted by Pamella Weatherly-Phillips Aug. 16, 2019, 11:49 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Do you have a diagram showing effect of winds on the pressure inside the house?

...natural stack effect of warm air rising will create a convection in the house as well as create a positive pressure at the top portion of your building enclosur...

Posted by Bryan Bargen June 8, 2018, 5:20 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses

Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?

...natural finishing oil , synthetic drywall with low-dust drywall compound and zero VOC paint , and if you want a pre-finished formaldehyde-free wall panel you co...

Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

What does it take to get a water heater air-conditioner and heater mini-split?

...natural gas, and your water heater uses that heated air, your water is also effectively heated with that same fuel. It’s just a consideration worth remembering,...

Posted by Réal Paquin May 28, 2020, 12:44 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?

...natural stack effect, humid air from the basement will rise to the living area , so fix the problem down there and you may fix it upstairs. If you do plan to do...

Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses

I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?

...natural based hemp insulation products . What is really important is that you don’t affect the wall’s ability to dry. For that reason if you wanted a simple "...

Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 10 Responses