Video from the Labyrinth: How to Termite Proof Your House the Vegan Way
Hydrotherm Hydronic heating for our Eco-friendly, Allergy Free House (Part III) 25 AUGUST, 2017 BY MICHELLINA VAN LODER (EDIT) Hydrotherm’s Rough in Process It took two days to complete the ‘rough in’ process, the plumbers basically ran, from the Bosche boiler, 25 inch pink Rehau piping, into 20 down to 16 into the chrome copper, where it comes out the wall... Photo: Hydrotherm pressurising the hydronic heating system
Why 'Hydrotherm Hydronic Heating is a Breath of Fresh Air (Part II)' Why Hydrotherm Hydronic Heating is a Breath of Fresh Air (Part II) How Wood Fires and Ducted Heating Could be Bad for your Health
Barwon Mould Remediation Help Save our Build. Twice. Part I Photo: HouseBreakingBad in Tyvek suits. We let the experts handle it after this.
An Allergy-Free, Eco-Friendly Kitchen—Ecological Panels, and Building Biology Service, EcoLibria Photo: Dan, the Caring Man, Does the Sniffing around here so I don't have to breath in chemical-irritants from paints etc.
An Allergy-Free, Eco-Friendly Kitchen—blog post By The Allergista: 'What are Your Countertops Hiding?' The Allergist, aka, Jennifer from the blog, The Allergista
hydrotherm hydronic heating for build an eco-friendly, allergy-free house project blog post: 'Radiant Heat Fights Allergies with Hydrotherm Hydronic Heating (Part I)'. Great team for fragrance free allergy free service. Very kind company! :)
A Custom Hardwood House Frame by Calco 13 MAY, 2017 BY MICHELLINA VAN LODER (EDIT) The choice for a house frame, breathing-wise, was slim: hardwood or steel. We chose hardwood because it’s less volatile than pine, which has different terpenes. I will be getting stuck into a post sharing my research on building with a steel frame, as it seems like the obvious choice... Photo: test products of hardwood and glued nails supplied by Calco to our carpenter.
Pristine Carpentry and Builders: the best carpentry team! for my MCS, CIRS and co-conditions. An Allergy-Free House Frame, Expertly Installed by Pristine Carpentry 14 JANUARY, 2017 BY MICHELLINA VAN LODER (EDIT) Due to my personal symptoms with mould and terpenes, especially pine terpenes, we chose to have a hardwood frame. I know of other people who’ve built houses over 20 years ago and they have allergy-free homes made using hardwood for the frame. So, you think it would be easy to…
Build an EcoFriendly AllergyFree House; project's blog: 'How Proclima, and Laros Fixed Our Slab/Frame Overhang' The Slab Overhang Issue How did this happen? Is slab overhang a common happening? How do you avoid a mess like this? Well, the Surveyor, contracted out by the builders, came out twice (over a six month period) to measure up, placing painted sticks and ties about the property for both house designs. We can’t work out what happened exactly. Except maybe…Photo: The slab jutting out by…
McMansions for People with MCS and CIRS McMansions for People with MCS and CIRS Photo: michellina van loder Why is this house taking so long? It’s taking us a an extended amount of time, more than 12 months now, to build our Allergy-free House. A good friend who built their own safe house, and has now recovered, told us, “Take your time. It’s better to get everything right, rather than make a mistake causing your house to be intolerable and unliveable!”
Toilets: Game of Thrones Edition Photo: michellina van loder in a pot
The Letter from my Treating Allergist and Immunologist in Regards to Building a Safe Home 28 MARCH, 2016 BY MICHELLINA VAN LODER (EDIT) This is a copy of my doctor’s letter written specifically for my situation so that I can get help from tradespeople and product manufactures while building a home safe enough for me to live in without getting sick from the materials and products used in its construction; I also have to avoid mould, which means I am building a house that won’t go mouldy.
Build an EcoFriendly AllergyFree House' project's blog post: 'Virtual Eco-House Tour' All readers, welcome to our home: My safe, allergy-free and eco-friendly home. Ready for the tour we promised? Take your shoes off. Only socks or Japanese slippers allowed... Photo: A sun study of an eco-freindl y house. It shows sunlight splashed across the room in June, which is winter in Australia
The Kitchen Series: An Allergy-Free, Eco-Friendly Kitchen: This is the first post in ‘An Allergy-Free, Eco-Friendly Kitchen’ series. And to save you reading it all at once, I’ve broken up this one long post into handy bit-sized readings for each element needed to create your very own ‘Allergy-Free, Eco-Friendly Kitchen’...