Stove hood / Discussions

When I use my stove hood I get smoke odours in my home, is that due to negative pressure and how do I fix it?

...stove hood installed that vents directly to the outside. But when the hood is running at the same time as the heating system I can smell smoke in the house. I s...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 12:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

What causes moisture on a ceiling in winter?

...stove hood) Does your stove hood vent directly outside or does it filter air and blow it straight back at you? I don’t see how your heat pumps would be th...

Posted by Cheri Banet Jan. 23, 2020, 10:22 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Is Condensation on Windows a bad sign?

...stove hood, and does it vent out? Do have you have (and use) a bathroom fan? And how old is the house - do you know the year it was built?

Posted by Greg Olmstead Dec. 12, 2019, 6:21 a.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

My door lock keeps freezing to the point I can’t open it, any idea why this would happen?

...stove hood, don’t hang clothes to dry inside, and always use a bathroom fan when bathing. Given the quality of your home it likely has a well-sized HRV system...

Posted by AJ Nov. 13, 2016, 1:15 p.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house?

...stoves in airtight homes is if they don’t have a direct air feed from the outdoors to the back of the woodstove. A lot of people omit that one crucial feature, ...

Posted by rick seward Dec. 23, 2018, 2:49 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses

Do you have a diagram showing effect of winds on the pressure inside the house?

...stove hood, bathroom fans, etc. The natural stack effect of warm air rising will create a convection in the house as well as create a positive pressure at the t...

Posted by Bryan Bargen June 8, 2018, 5:20 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses