Jon Eakes

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July 26, 2014
Topics: Installing a telephone shower head; How to stop...
July 19, 2014
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12 July, 2014
Topics: Refinishing walkway limestone damaged by acid c...
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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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    Full height basement insulation? An animation explaining why the answer is YES.

    An animation on a CD that I produced with the Reader's Digest several years ago showed clearly why you should insulate the entire wall all the way down to the floor. No, you won't freeze anything outside, as the important footings are below the frost depth anyway and there is always some heat los...