Jon Eakes

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November 23, 2014
Topics: Ice grips for shoes and boots; Thermal Bridging...
November 15, 2014
Topics: Condensation on new windows; Caulking the floor...
November 8, 2014
Topics: Fixing uninsulated edge of floor; Hydro line at...
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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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    Overview: Vermiculite, Zonolite, Asbestos and your health

    Note 2014 : As you read below you will find a detailed history of Vermiculite insulation and problems it had starting in 1920.  Just recently I have become aware of houses built around or before 1920, yes 100 year old houses, where it was discovered that there was about 2 inches of Vermicul...