Used building materials / Discussions

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

...used 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...

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

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

...used 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 t...

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

how do I list an item for sale?

...used buildling 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 ...

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

Where can I sell windows- Brand New, unopened?

...used 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 w...

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

How do I sell my construction materials?

...used 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 mater...

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

Do you buy leftover lumber?

...used 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 mate...

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

Is Blum hardware LBC compliant or free of Red List components?

...Materials Red List refers to the most harmful building materials on the market as laid out by the International Living Future Institute; materials on the list m...

Posted by Phil Lipton Aug. 27, 2019, 10:45 a.m. Kitchens 2 Responses

What is the best material to build kitchen cabinets with?

...building materials you can choose from. What material is best for a Non-toxic/Off-gas Countertop in your opinion? Here is our page about Kitchen Counter Optio...

Posted by Rebecca Lisle Naugher Sept. 19, 2021, 2:28 p.m. Kitchens 5 Responses

What do you think of Legalett Wall Insulation?

...building circles, but we think that EPS insulation may be the best option in the long-term, read more here – Is EPS foam is an eco-friendly insulation? Rega...

Posted by Igal H Aug. 19, 2020, 3:52 p.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

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

...Building Challenge often need solid wood cabinetry because formaldehyde is on the Red List of materials , which includes phenol formaldehyde used in the zero VO...

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

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

...used 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 (w...

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

Where can I donate all my construction tools/supplies?

...used 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 s...

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

What is the Kenogami House heating system?

...building materials , I still think there is tremendous potential for material phase changes to be used for energy efficiency , there are just no mainstream prod...

Posted by dean c March 22, 2019, 3:46 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 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

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

...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 solar air h...

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

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

...building lot How to build a home on shoestring budget Slab on grade construction step-by-step Flexible house design Where to buy used building materials...

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

What is the best non toxic insulation for a house?

...building on an island in Florida and the house is 12 feet off the ground. What materials can we use to insulate the ceilings and air spaces? Additionally, what ...

Posted by Jude Smith Sept. 10, 2021, 10:12 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is the best wall & insulation combination for Colorado?

...materials like wood fiber board, hemp batt insulation or dense packed cellulose which we recently used when building our recent demo house on a Legalett slab. P...

Posted by Jacob Johannessen July 2, 2020, 11:13 a.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses