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custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

Formaldehyde-Free Green Kitchen cabinetry for a Non-toxic Home - Price Comparisons

...non-toxic Green kitchen renovation featured in this article was made with 'regular' solid maple and standard white melamine for the interiors of the cabinet box...

Painting with zero VOC paint from Benjamin Moore
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Choosing safe paints

...non-toxic product, and consequently don’t bother taking safety precautions, it can be more dangerous. Low VOC can mean as little as 25%, or maybe 50%, reduced...

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

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...Non-toxic deck finishing oil © Livos Read more about our top ten tips for a longer lasting deck here , or read all about how to choose non-toxic zero VOC pa...

90 year old red pine refinished with zero VOC floor oil
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

How to find a healthier wood finish

Is Polyurethane floor seal non-toxic? In North America, polyurethane varnish is used almost exclusively as a wood floor finish , but the majority of them are...

DIY cork flooring pros, cons & installation guide with video
Flooring and stairs

Cork flooring installation - the eco-friendly flooring choice, with "how to" video

...non-toxic green flooring product , Choosing non-toxic floor finishes to protect indoor air quality all at Ecohome, North America's Green Building Website .

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...non-toxic and hypoallergenic And to have more fun with anologies…a box of crackers can be left unsealed on the counter in a desert climate like California, ...

Air and vapour barriers

Aerobarrier home and attic air-sealing spray

...non-toxic and low in VOCs; they also carry GreenGuard Gold & UL181 certifications. As the air pressure carries particles towards any breach in the building en...

Marmoleum is a non-toxic eco choice for flooring
Flooring and stairs

Marmoleum: a healthy and durable flooring option.

Remember linoleum, that durable but boring material found on most kitchen and bathroom floors of older homes? These days, its called marmoleum and it comes i...

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

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

...Non-toxic natural finishing oil for wood that protect indoor air quality And to see more guide page in the EcoHome Green Building Guides for Sustainable B...

DIY Natural Earth Pigment Paint, Making it at Home is Easy
Healthy indoor air quality

DIY recipe for natural healthy paint

...non-toxic paint, see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides on North America's favorite green building website - EcoHome.net... About the Author: Lea...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...non-toxic indoor air quality & environment for the home-owners and their families. Below is a list of the sustainable & high-performance kit house components ...