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  • Pro: Making Roof Trusses Work

    We would like to think that roofing systems today are well thought out, easy to assemble and trouble free. And then there is the real world. We went to the manufacturers of roofing systems and roofing components to get a handle on what are some of the real world field problems that shouldn't be...
  • Trained Indoor Air Quality Investigators

    As indoor air quality (IAQ) has been identified as a more and more important issue in our homes, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation  had  instituted a training program to train individuals/companies who are qualified to come into your home, identify IAQ problems and outline the solutions...
  • Sheet Metal apprenticeship at George Brown College

    Although we know that the professionally installed ducting in our houses, like the heating ducts, are all made out of formed sheet metal, when we install ducts ourselves we tend to use the convenient flex ducting. A straight sheet metal duct and a straight flex duct of the same size will not mov...
  • Apprenticeship programs in Renovation.

    We took a visit to George Brown College in Toronto to visit their two year Renovation Apprentice Program. With a combination of shop instruction, small shed building and on site apprenticeships, these young people are moving into renovation with a good working foundation, and direct job connecti...
  • Where can I get training in home improvements or woodworking?

    On this TV show I asked on one show for people who offer training to send me their co-ordinates and I will list them on the web, so here they are. If you offer training of some kind, send me a letter and I will add you to the list. I am not able to verify the quality of all of this training so ...
  • Pro: Tiles -- More than you thought you wanted to know

    Probably one of the best ways to learn about good and bad building techniques is to work on the renovation or restoration side of the construction picture. Here is where you see the results of everything done before, especially when the results are a failed system. In the world of ceramic, stone ...
  • OVERVIEW: About cleaning up Mould.

    The whole question of mould started as a simple nuisance in home maintenance but with experience and research has become a major element of creating and maintaining a healthy house. Of course, whenever research develops over time, recommendations change and things can get quite confusing.   IT...
  • Applying Rain Screen Principles to Window and Door Installations

      THE CHALLANGE FOR INSTALLERS AND MANUFACTURERS jump to - RAIN SCREEN RESEARCH -   There are many variations on how to install a window into a wall, largely differing between new construction and renovation, but there is one almost universal principle presently in practice: Stop both the wat...