Reclaimed / Discussions

Where can I sell windows- Brand New, unopened?

...reclaimed from home renovations and demolitions, this page will give you some good ideas on how to find that market place - Where to buy and sell used buildin...

Posted by Michael Parnell Sept. 9, 2020, 9:52 a.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

What is the most cost effective way to build a rain screen wall assembly?

...reclaimed barn wood over 1/4" drywall, 2x4 stud wall 24" o.c. w/ rockwool insulation in cavity, 7/16" sheathing, 2" EPS Rigid Insulation, water-resistive barrie...

Posted by Jess Glowacki June 22, 2021, 7:55 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 0 Responses

How do I sell my construction materials?

i have a huge amount of woods and plats used in construction sites There is a growing market for buying and selling used building materials online, the followi...

Posted by Eshwari Chauke April 20, 2020, 3:04 a.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 2 Responses

Do you buy leftover lumber?

3/4 inch plywood - 2x4s ,2x6s different lengths. (yellow pine)÷ There is a growing market for buying and selling used building materials online , the following...

Posted by Marty Clinton Sept. 23, 2020, 2:35 p.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

how do I list an item for sale?

how to list an item for sale To buy and sell used buildling materials online, see here. The Ecohome network does not currently have a forum of our own for buyi...

Posted by Kathryn Andries Nov. 20, 2021, 11:01 a.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

How to sell an item? I have 2 cans of unused deck paint...

I have 2 cans of really good behr deck paint to sell We don't buy or sell used building materials, but check this page for tips on how and where you can find l...

Posted by Ashleigh Franklin Dec. 2, 2020, 1:43 p.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

What is the most efficient passive home design?

...reclaimed building materials, but Passive House certification has so far not made that a concern at all unfortunately. PH focusses on the energy required to hea...

Posted by Peter Riley Jan. 29, 2020, 9:01 p.m. Passive House 1 Responses

Do you buy used building materials if they are in good condition?

I have 2 windows and a door, all with framed transoms. We are renovating and would like to sell them. (Cheap). Just need to remove them from my garage, no spac...

Posted by Cheryl Nicholson Sept. 5, 2018, 7:03 p.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

Can you put foil covered foam panels inside a framed wall?

...reclaimed wall in cooler, it is open cell. No A/C and I'm in Muskoka,Ontario. Was thinking I would tape the joints as well. Billy Alright, not what I thought,...

Posted by William McCart Feb. 22, 2021, 12:38 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

Where can I donate all my construction tools/supplies?

I am retired General contractor and moving out of state. I have storages full of tools, supplies and equipments for Electrical, Gardening and construction and ...

Posted by Sam Djam Nov. 30, 2020, 3:54 p.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

Can I use an old patio door thermal pane as the cover for a solar air heater?

...reclaimed building materials saves money and saves useable materials from ending up in a landfill. See here for more on how to build solar air heaters - DIY s...

Posted by Fred Miller May 20, 2019, 11:44 a.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

Should I bother testing for radon in a gutted and uninsulated house?

...reclaimed EPS foam panels. For the radon tube, a 12 x 12 x 12 opening to draw air from works as an 'active' stack with a fan, or you could do a passive stack an...

Posted by Luba Sharapan March 27, 2021, 12:04 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses