Termites in Canada / Guides

Carpenter ants are a common pest and nuisance to get rid of in homes
Pest control

Removing insects and rodents from your home, safely & humanely (by preference)

...in are ingenious, if there's a gap, they'll get in Beyond the irritation of scratching and thumping noises like a tiny herd of elephants roaming across your ceiling as you are trying to go to sleep, rodents can chew and damage house frames, wiring and insulation. Removing them is not limited to adding poisons to yo...

Roxul mineral wool batt insulation in LEED Homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Choosing the right insulation: the pros, cons and applications for walls, slabs & basements

...in interior walls reduces sound between rooms and floors, as well as offering fire protection. Below grade durability : as the climate warms, termites are moving north into Canada. Termites love foam insulation but the fibers in rock wool cut them, so they leave it alone. R value : 4 per inch Note: Rock...

Choosing the right firewood
Wood stove and biomass heat

Burning the right firewood for maximum heat output and minimum environmental impact

...inter with wet wood makes it a worthwhile investment. Operation is simply a case of jamming the prongs into the wood and reading the numbers. Whether you are cutting your own wood or buying it, trees should ideally be cut in the winter before the sap starts to rise, then split and stacked in early spring - unless of ...