Sensitivities / Discussions

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

...sensitivities to it. There are alternatives, but for which application are you thinking - is this intended to be for interior finishing or exterior sheathing? W...

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

Which type of hot water pipe insulation is best?

...sensitivities to chemicals and its been hard to keep the air quality of my new build, so I don’t want to mess up on something small like this. Thanks! That’s a ...

Posted by Cooper Dec. 11, 2017, 2:36 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

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

Although many caulking and adhesive products are now solvent-free and NO or LOW VOC, many contain synthetic antimicrobials or "antifungals" or mildewcides, or ...

Posted by Riki Luri Jan. 10, 2020, 9:55 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

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

...sensitivities. I apologize. I want plywood cabinets. I meant to put no particle board. I am not sensitive. Just want to buy the least chemical off gasing c...

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

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...sensitivities . We are just finalizing details to supply hemp building products, so there are a couple of suggestions I would have if you can hold off a little ...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 4 Responses

Are there non-toxic quartz kitchen counters?

...sensitivities , so if one existed it would be big news. We can’t say for sure there aren’t any, so if by some chance you are able to find one please let us know...

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

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

...sensitivities then your foundation isn't likely the biggest concern (though as mentioned we don' like the idea of sticking wood in the ground), we would recomme...

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

How do you attach steps to slab on grade insulation?

...sensitivities. This usually means I can't use kits, as I have to very much control all the 'ingredients'. The Thermasil looks like an interesting product, I did...

Posted by Mary Alm Dec. 2, 2021, 11:24 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses