Jon Eakes

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October 25, 2014
Topics: Hot water tank and relief valves; Roof leak - I...
October 18, 2104
Topics: Clothes dryer vents cross drafting, the butterf...
October 11, 2014
Topics: Is Low E glass good on the south side of the ho...
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Jon On The Web

After over 30 years as a prime mover in the field of home renovation — from hosting the first national home renovation TV show in North America, to a diverse career in radio and TV broadcasting, to his industry-leading work with regulatory, corporate and government agencies — Jon Eakes is still most interested in spreading knowledge about ‘the important basics’ — the fine details (and sometimes extended discussion!) the other guys leave out. Jon helps homeowners and trains contractors. This site looks simple, but scratch the surface and you will find the most extensive home improvement encyclopedia on the web with a special emphasis on cold climate housing.  Want more about who is Jon Eakes?  Click here.

A breakthrough in the Smart Meter, Cell Phone, WiFi debate

Research from the InVitro labatory at the Royal Victoria Hospital, part of McGill University, has demonstrated that very low powered electromagnetic fields do effect human cells, changing the DNA. This discovery may lead to new cancer treatments but at the same time demonstrates that Health Canada's position that EMF have no effect on human health is wrong. read more….

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Latest Database Entry

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    A rain gutter leaf filter that works.

    We all hate climbing up and cleaning out rain gutters, but we hate that clogged downspout even more -- or that neat row of maple trees growing on the edge of your roof. Rain gutters have the additional problem in that they fall between the cracks of the trades -- roofers don't really like working...