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 1 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

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

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

Where can I find non-toxic outdoor material to use for carcuses for BBQ joinery?

ideally waterproof (or water resistant), mould proof and able to be used as shelving

Posted by Ros Young Jan. 7, 2020, 6:47 p.m. 0 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 windw. There is a skylight that is not waterproof and it is very humid in sum...

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

What is the best way to renovate a basement after a flood?

...non-toxic floor, you can read more about it here . It can be tough to offer advice without a visual, so feel free to load some photos and we can trouble shoot...

Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018, 10:52 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

Why do you say building on a slab is more ecological than starting with a basement?

...non-toxic sealant like a concrete densifier, the result is an affordable, healthy and extremely durable floor with very low maintenance. At grade level, a sla...

Posted by Geri P Dec. 11, 2017, 11:45 a.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

...non-toxic building materials protect indoor air quality , and will usually pollute less during manufacturing. A green home would be an energy efficient home, so...

Posted by Derek Kittilsen Aug. 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?

...non-toxic green flooring product The Difference Between an HRV and an ERV Hi Frank, I would second the dehumidifier route, and as your climate isn...

Posted by Frank Cooper Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses