Non-toxic / Discussions

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

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

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 Robert J. Pierson Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 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

Can you install electric wire in floor heat cables and cork flooring?

...non-toxic adhesive for the tiles. Given that our Edelweiss House is extremely well-insulated and is also heated with an air source heat pump , we don’t run the ...

Posted by C Whitby Aug. 7, 2020, 6:43 p.m. Flooring and stairs 2 Responses