Decks / Guides

Cedar deck and stairs under construction cedar naturally the most durable wood
Decks, porches and gazebos

Tips for building a deck - 10 Tips to make your deck last longer

...Decks: Screw pile deck supports © Postech If the term is unfamiliar, these are posts that are screwed into the ground to a suitable depth and left there...

Non-toxic food safe wood finishing oil for counters, floors, decks and toys
Healthy indoor air quality

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...decks, fences and exterior wood furniture. Or I've even family who swear by buffing wood vigorously with MCT oil and they printed off some lovely photos on th...

Net Zero Homes - Canada's first certified Net Zero House in BC
Green building certifications

The first Net Zero-labelled homes in Canada

...decks are strategically placed to optimize views, provide shelter and maximize privacy. The house is rectangular in plan, with the longer north and south elev...

Installing a rainwater catment system
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Installing a rainwater catchment system

...decks. Here's an interesting set up: Other considerations: If you use rainwater for showering, be aware of the difficulties ma...

Rain barrels for storm water management and rainwater harvesting
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Introduction to rainwater harvesting

...decks, or in other unused spaces. There is a huge range of options for large single storage tanks (cisterns). They can be made from plastic, ferrocement, meta...

Tesla Solar Roof Cost Comparison, Competitors & Reviews
Solar photovoltaic

Are Tesla solar roofs worth the money? Are there any competitors? Our take on the future of BIPV

...decks and acts as the roof covering. Costs & Warranty comparison for SunTegra solar shingles Install price: SunTegra doesn’t list the cost on their websit...