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  • 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 ...
  • Today's coppersmith works much like his ancestors did.

    It is amazing what can be made out of copper, and perhaps even more amazing to discover that still today there exist coppersmiths, plying their trade with many of the same tools used hundreds of years ago. We think of copper today as fancy hoods over kitchen ranges or even copper roofs, particul...
  • Back Pain and Home Improvements

           Hip Hinging with Lang Liu on my WebBroadcast April 2018 -- Making Strong Backs At Every Age   Back Pain and arthritis are probably the two primary health problems that cause people to give up manual trades and even renovating or repairing their own homes.  Back pain in particular can st...
  • 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...