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What is iron ochre?

What is iron ochre?

Iron ochre is the result of a chemical reaction or biological process, both of which can occur individually or simultaneously...

What is vermiculite?

What is vermiculite?

Vermiculite is a granular insulation in color ranging from silver-gold to gray-brown. It is bright in its natural state and...

What is pyrite?

What is pyrite?

Pyrite is a mineral composed of iron sulphide that may be contained in the backfill material (crushed stone) under...

What is radon?

What is radon?

Radon is a radioactive gas that is naturally present in the soil due to the decay of uranium in the earth's crust...

What is Poly-B?

What is Poly-B?

Poly-B or polybutylene has been widely used assupply pipes for potable water as well as hot water radiant systems...

Choosing the right building inspector?

Choosing the right building inspector?

The big day has arrived, you have finally found the house of your dreams! Buying it on a whim could be a very serious mistake...

Basement window

Basement window

More and more bedrooms are added, in the basement, to make the most of the living space. A room can also ...

Aluminum wiring

Aluminum wiring

Due to the rapid rise in the price of copper, aluminum wiring first appeared in homes around 1965, until about...

tips to prepare your home before winter

12 tips to prepare your home before winter

Here is a list of practices to adopt for the good maintenance of your home before the winter period. These practices ...