Tiny House / Discussions

Can a manufactured home be retrofitted with hempcrete?

...tiny houses" for myself and my son and his two sons. I own the home and the land it is on. The Tulalip Tribe is open to this option. The remodeling permit is $1...

Posted by Chryss James Nov. 19, 2020, 9:06 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

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

...house. With the removal of wall panels and the ancient insulation aka 100-years-of-mold, the house is pretty drafty. I want to test for radon to see if I should...

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

How do I get rid of carpenter ants?

We have a 50 year old house and our roof was redone 10 years ago and found the roof structure was damaged by ants. We saw them a lot back then but we didn’t se...

Posted by Shawn B Nov. 14, 2017, 10:27 a.m. Pest control 1 Responses

Do you sell and ship kits in the southwest United States?

...house models but if you submit a request for a quote or join ecohome as a member for free , we will be able to let you know when they are available in your regi...

Posted by Tracey Locke May 31, 2020, 12:57 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

How do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?

What would be the best house design financially, and would weather the Canadian climate, and cost of this. I am starting again in life and I am doing Renovatio...

Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018, 8:25 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What is the best type of home heating system?

...house is not very big, 1600 sqft with a basement. All our living space is on the main level. We have been looking into a boiler system with radiators. The cos...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

Looking to build a small home as eco as possible, where do we start?

...house-friendly with its regulations, what a relief! We were thinking of building our own simple design but know we'd need help, advice, resources, etc to make...

Posted by Jenn Bisson July 12, 2019, 12:12 p.m. Planning and Design 2 Responses

How to insulate an apartment you don't own?

...House Ready for Winter Best Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes For now, assuming a reasonably ‘cold’ climate and also running with the assumption of...

Posted by Teresa Cunningham Oct. 21, 2019, 3 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses