Furniture / Guides

Why basements flood and how to prevent that with a sump pump
Basements improvements

Why Basements Flood & How to Prevent Flooded Basements

...furniture and possessions in the basement that may be lost or damaged by the basement flooding. An insurance claim may give you market value for your couch and ...

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...furniture: Take as much of your furnishings as possible out of the construction zone, certainly any fabric-covered furniture and carpets. Find alternative liv...

Green cleaning products
Healthy indoor air quality

6 easy steps to detoxify your home

...furniture and computers can all off-gas in our homes for years . Let fresh air circulate through your home as often as possible. If you live in a heavily traffi...

Air and vapour barriers

Aerobarrier home and attic air-sealing spray

...furniture is brought back in”. Aerobarrier works with any type of wall assembly, and with new homes it can be done at any stage once the envelope has been clo...

Quarantine DIY Projects to do with Kids - Refinishing Wood
Interiors

Home improvement projects to do with kids - Refinishing wood

If you are home with your kids like us right now, then you can count yourselves among the lucky ones. A huge round of applause from all of us to the essential ...

MDF Formaldehyde Free Alternatives - Made from Rice Stalks
Healthy indoor air quality

The formaldehyde-free MDF non-toxic alternative made of natural rice-stalks

...furniture, kitchen and bathroom cabinets, window frames and doors, moldings, acoustic panels, interior doors, flooring, pergolas, etc. Worth noting - beyond j...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...furniture The Sofas are made from healthy materials without brominated flame retardants , created by an eco-designer upholsterer in Quebec. Chosen Non-T...

Shou sugi ban carbonized wood siding
Exterior cladding

Shou sugi ban carbonized wood siding from Japan, what is it & how to make it?

...furniture, the required maintenance would depend on its use - a coffee table may take more of a beating than other pieces. But maintaining oiled wood is pretty ...

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?

...furniture or an area rug. Without direct sun exposure, a wood ceiling will age slowly and evenly. 14 year old timber frame with 1.5 inch...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...furniture - which adds to the value of the package - is modern, simple and beautiful. Placed around the kitchen area and the high north-facing wall, these gener...