Recycled building materials / Discussions

how do I list an item for sale?

...materials online, see here. The Ecohome network does not currently have a forum of our own for buying and selling used building supplies, but in that article yo...

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

How do I sell my construction materials?

...building materials online, the following page can help you figure out how and were you can do that regionally - Where to buy and sell used building materials ...

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

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

...building materials, but check this page for tips on how and where you can find local used building materials online and sell your leftover stock. Where to buy...

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

Do you buy leftover lumber?

...building materials online , the following page can help you figure out how and were you can do that regionally - Where to buy and sell used building materials...

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

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

...building materials, even if you only get a few bucks for them it's better than sending them to a landfill. Check out the page below, it has a list of a few plac...

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

What is the most efficient passive home design?

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

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

Where can I sell windows- Brand New, unopened?

...materials, but if you're looking to buy or sell un-used building materials online or materials reclaimed from home renovations and demolitions, this page will g...

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

Where can I get steel cladding like on your prefab house?

...building materials Hi Thank you for responding to my question. We are in Wakefield, QC We love the cladding that you have done on the S1600 prefab kit (we wen...

Posted by Flower Lunn March 1, 2020, 2:27 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses

What materials should I use for a small plumbing job?

...materials, manufacturing and transportation of finished products. Both are made of recycled materials. So, the difference is mostly about ease and speed of inst...

Posted by H Davis Nov. 28, 2017, 1:30 p.m. Hot water 1 Responses

Where can I donate all my construction tools/supplies?

...building materials online . You could even make a whole bunch of friends in your neighbourhood if you hand them out as needed. Sorry we don’t have a more solid ...

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

What type of insulation should I use ?

...building materials and furniture and they are somewhat controversial, read more here about keeping fire retardants out of homes . From the concerns you list off...

Posted by Dawn Wood Feb. 5, 2021, 12:02 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?

...building materials such as zero VOC paints and finishes, formaldehyde-free plywood for cabinetry, recycled quartz counters etc. If you have chemical sensitivi...

Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the best foam board insulation under drywall?

...recycled content , it handles incidental moisture far better than fiberglass insulation, it has a higher R value per inch than fiberglass and it’s a good for so...

Posted by Wesley Pracht Jan. 11, 2020, 8:10 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What is the best wall design for cold climates?

...building envelope. There is not one perfect wall system we would point you towards, but rather give you some tips on how to determine that yourself. The buildin...

Posted by Jeremy Hull Jan. 20, 2021, 10:21 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?

...materials or cost comparisons? There are a variety of products and techniques, I’m glad you found our relevant pages but I will still go over some general infor...

Posted by Sylvie Gagnon Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Should I install a poly moisture barrier before the rigid foam board against a basement wall?

...materials: 6 mil Poly against the wall for moisture and radon protection, 2" rigid XPS foam board insulation held in place with the special plastic pegs (since ...

Posted by DONandCATHY Crenna Dec. 14, 2020, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses