Non-toxic / Discussions

Are there non-toxic quartz kitchen counters?

...non-toxic without having to compromise with BPA content and formaldehyde etc. The installer needs to use epoxy to attach the undermount sink to the counter, cra...

Posted by Jackie kierulf June 27, 2018, 11:08 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 2 Responses

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

...non-toxic building materials will help protect your indoor air quality , but most basements are built wrong unfortunately and end up rotten and moldy sometimes ...

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

What kind of non-toxic exterior sheathing can be used in place of plywood?

...non-toxic, or at least much less toxic? Thank you very much! pier charter OSB and plywood exterior sheathing no longer contain Urea Formaldehyde, so they re...

Posted by pier charter June 4, 2020, 1:12 p.m. Wood and organic materials 1 Responses

Do you have suggestion for non-toxic closet design company, or materials?

...non-toxic cabinetry materials for shelving, we recently did a lot of interior finishing on our new Demonstration house in Wakefield QC with a formaldehyde-free ...

Posted by Nicole Lucas Haimes Oct. 11, 2019, 10:51 p.m. Materials and resources 1 Responses

Where can I find Natural Interior Paint?

We required natural Interior paint, can you tell us which brand you prefer or where we can get some? Finding non-toxic zero VOC paint is much easier now and is...

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

What is the best way to finish a concrete floor?

...non-toxic and very durable. There are a few product options that will have different levels of shine as well as durability, see our page on finishing concrete f...

Posted by Steven P. Aug. 17, 2017, 3:04 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

Can you put hemp insulation in an attic?

...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 drop us an emai...

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

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

...non-toxic, NO VOC and DO NOT contain any synthetic biocides of any kind. Not all companies I have spoken with about their ingredients have been transparent so I...

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

How do you get rid of mold in a bathroom?

...non-toxic product I can use to remove them. There is no fan in the bathroom and no window. There is a skylight that is not waterproof and it is very humid in su...

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

Where can I find formaldehyde free cabinets that aren't plywood?

...non-toxic cabinetry materials that aren’t plywood means you will need to use solid wood , and pine has terpenes which are a natural volatile organic compound (V...

Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m. Kitchens 3 Responses

Is there a safe MDF? formaldehyde & anti-fungicide free, etc? Or a green sealant?

...non-toxic MDF alternative we know of, though we are not in a position to say what level of production they are in and the current level of product availability ...

Posted by Elize St Charles May 23, 2020, 10:52 p.m. Wood and organic materials 1 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...Non-toxic natural building materials like hemp are a great way to safeguard your indoor air quality if you have respiratory issues or chemical sensitivities . W...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 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

What is the best material to use for wall and roof insulation?

Can you share what material you'd recommend to use for wall and roof insulation? Least toxic, and highest R factor? Wool, Fiberglass etc. Do you have a brand i...

Posted by Babak K July 12, 2020, 8:43 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is the best material for flooring?

...non-toxic wood finishing oil instead of varnish for reasons of air quality and durability.

Posted by Babak K July 17, 2020, 2:09 a.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What is safer than OSB for someone with multiple chemical sensitivities?

...non-toxic plywood , so if you are considering it for indoor finishing then that is probably your best bet.

Posted by Ian Smith April 27, 2020, 1:01 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

What type of green flooring is best for a basement floor?

...non-toxic durable green flooring materials If you don’t already have a sump pump I would suggest you install one, and even consider installing a battery backu...

Posted by Jeff Krohn Sept. 15, 2019, 5:52 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

How do you polish a concrete slab to be a finished interior concrete floor?

...Non-toxic silicate sealers for polished concrete floors

Posted by Betsy Lund May 20, 2020, 2:13 a.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses