Slate tiles / Guides

Slate tile installation in bathrooom
Flooring and stairs

Slate Tile installation - video

...slate tile from Glendyne. Slate is a natural stone, so its surfaces have more character and inconsistencies in texture - and at times in thickness - than manufactured tiles. This can mean a bit more effort on the part of installers, but a more natural look with the finished product. Glendyne tiles are less porous than ...

Eco-friendly & Healthy Flooring is best for Green Homes
Flooring and stairs

Eco-Friendly Flooring material options for Green-Homes

...Slate floors and counters: Slate bathroom counter and flooring © Ecohome Slate is a natural stone, extracted from what was the bottom of ancient oceans, and can commonly be found from Quebec to Newfoundland. Finished floors generally have widely varying colours and texture. See our Natural Slate tile installati...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...slate tiles and is supported on trusses with a 32’’ raised heal and 30’’ of loose fill cellulose. Next comes a 6 mil polyethylene barrier sealed with tapes, then 1.5’’ strapping to create a service cavity, followed by 1/2’’ of drywall. Dense packed cellulose insulation in the walls Heating and...

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

Why Basements Flood & How to Prevent Flooded Basements

...tiles at foundation footings) you could have a big problem as water forces it's way in. Dig a hole to build a basement and it often starts to fill with water very quickly - no big surprise why basements flood Also, if your basement has the hot water tank with a drain underneath, or a sink or washing machine dra...