Wood / Discussions

Can I use Brio on my indoor cedar porch floor?

I have cedar on the floor of my porch and want to clean it up. After sanding I could apply tung oil but it has a long cure time so I was wondering if I could u...

Posted by Linda Burnside March 31, 2021, 4:37 p.m. Paints, finishes and natural coatings 2 Responses

Are your prefab kit homes available in Central Florida?

How about hurricane, flooding and heat resistant kit homes? You can see our prefab modular kit houses available across Canada and the US here There has been ...

Posted by Johali Mathews Sept. 6, 2021, 3:40 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What are the best windows for replacement in a basement?

...Wood v Aluminum v Vinyl

Posted by Chrystele Chevallier-g May 21, 2020, 12:30 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

What is the best way to finish basement walls?

...wood. This is also a good time to check and see if you have high radon gas levels in your basement and deal with it now, read here about How to remove radon gas...

Posted by Aram Scaram Jan. 21, 2021, 5:13 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

How do you insulate a cottage crawlspace and install radiant floor heat?

...wood floor joists and that is a bit too close to the wet ground for my taste. Take a look here at our pages about crawlspaces to get an idea of the basics on ho...

Posted by Todd hall June 28, 2020, 8:36 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

Can you create a passive wine cellar by insulating and air sealing a crawl space?

...wood applied to the outside. I am planning to add a wall to complete the partition between the winecellar and the crawlspace, insulate the ceiling and all walls...

Posted by JC Wong April 2, 2021, 6:50 p.m. Crawl spaces 5 Responses

What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?

...wood 2x4. I will have to cut the rigid board to insert between the horizontal 2x4. The walls have 1.5 " space. If I go 2" it could work but with the 1/2 " pine ...

Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses