Choosing the best drywall / Guides

Installing recycled drywall in the Edelweiss House
Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces

Choosing the best drywall - video

...Drywall: There is a lot more to choosing drywall than one might think, and as it finds its way into pretty much every building made, a lot of resources are ...

Installing soundproofing batts in interior partition walls
Insulation and soundproofing

Soundproofing interior walls-video

...The key to building smaller homes which don't sacrifice quality of life is ensuring that they are designed to make the best use of their space no matter how lim...

wood ceiling in Reclaimed sunken lumber
Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces

Wood Ceilings or drywall - how to choose your ceiling material & what's the difference in cost?

...the wood, problematic knots, and select the best sections to keep or remove. As installer, you select colours and grain patterns that look good together, so the...

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...the dirtiest stages, it can prevent dust from spreading through your house. Air will be drawn from the rest of your house into the work area rather than the oth...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...they were running longer. On the other hand, the new models, because they achieve the desired temperature much faster, don't remove the humidity from the air. T...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...them down, they may let you work alongside just to appease you since you are the one holding the purse strings! There are areas where once you understand the ...

Exterior damp proofing and drainage mat to protect basements from wate
Insulation and soundproofing

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

...the chance of interior moisture issues by raising the temperature of the first interior condensing surface, the concrete. Below is a thermal image of the base...