Environment and sustainable development
  • Dead leaves: a useful natural resource
  • Today's new fireplaces
  • The air in your home: quality, infiltration and leakage
  • Energy-efficient lighting
  • Summer water use – La maison Écol'Eau
  • Charge your electric car at home!
  • An assessment to ascertain the health of your home
  • Blue-green algae: Clear solutions for troubled waters
  • Heating with wood
  • Air quality analysis laboratories
  • Eco-friendly pool maintenance
  • Houseplants: Filtering your air naturally
  • Dreaming of a “green” Christmas?
  • “Eco” logs: make sure things don’t overheat!
  • Sustainable development in housing: models to rethink and needs to reconsider
  • Tips to make your yard even greener
  • To lower heating bills
  • A garage attached to the home: It’s practical… but is it safe?
  • Locating air infiltrations and leaks
  • Giving your furniture a second life
  • Heating: how to get more out of your existing system
  • De-icers: plants and concrete need moderation
  • Green paint for a light coat
  • Electromagnetic fields and health
  • Energuide Label and ENERGY STAR® Symbol
  • Paint: storing it, recovering it, re-using it
  • The big cleanup: disposing of hazardous products in your garage
  • Ecological control of bugs
  • Spring Cleaning
  • Easy eco-landscaping
  • Guide to the healthy house
  • Inexpensive strategies for keeping your home cool
  • Refurbishing existing windows: economical and environmentally friendly!
  • The honours list of “green” floor coverings
  • Electronics and batteries: end-of-life recycling is a must!
  • Low-flush toilets: choosing the right one
  • Household water consumption - Maison Écol'Eau
  • Composters: A buying guide
  • Housing financial assistance programs
    Exterior renovations and maintenance
  • Fertilizers for your lawn? Of course, but not just any kind.
  • Repairing an asphalt shingle roof
  • Ice damming on roofs: zero tolerance!
  • Tree pruning: a simple step-by-step method and a reminder of your responsibilities
  • Asphalt-shingle roof
  • Which type of treated wood is the more toxic: green or brown?
  • When should you clear snow from your roof?
  • Brick pointing: the right technique for long-lasting restoration
  • Re-covering a roof in cold weather
  • Tips on painting or staining your deck
  • Damaged asphalt? Here are your options
  • Fact sheet: paving a driveway
  • Health tips for a long-lasting lawn
  • Inspecting a flat roof
  • Spring work: There’s a right time for everything
  • How to put up a fence
  • Asphalt shingles: Beware algae — of the brown-black variety, not blue-green!
  • Preventing basement water damage
  • Porches and decks: ensuring a firm footing
  • Graffiti: Some tips for prevention and cleaning
  • Foundation drains: problems and solutions
  • Building balconies and decks: Boards or panels?
  • Foundation parging: decorative, but functional as well
  • Exterior sealants: To guard against damaging infiltrations
  • Are your gutters and downspouts doing their job?
  • Roof covering replacement: How to avoid an “extra” that could have been foreseen
  • Renovation and maintenance: What climate change means for your home’s “armour”
  • Covering options for flat roofs
  • Cleaning gutters and downspouts: an essential task!
  • Efflorescence: how to recognize it and take action—if need be
  • How to close your pool… and keep it in good shape
  • Yard damage after winter? Make repairs quickly!