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Insulating a Cabin Roof and Floor

In this video, watch Steve explain how to insulate a cabin roof from the top, leaving the rafters and roof boards visible from inside.

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Watch this one minute video and see how Steve explains a simple option to stop water from leaking behind eavestrough. It’s an easy fix.

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Got bathroom ceiling mold? Watch Steve Maxwell’s video on how to get rid of mold on bathroom ceilings for the long haul. Great looking results that resist future mold regrowth for a long time.

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Have you ever wondered what you can do about window condensation? Steve Maxwell talks about how the R-value of window glazings is about more than just saving energy.

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Ever wanted to build a great clothesline post? Or how about a mailbox stand? Watch this video and learn tricks for using 6×6 and 8×8 timbers for outdoor projects. Suitable for beginners, these tips make a huge difference.


Do you love the look of bright wood on your deck but don’t know how to get rid of the grey colour? Steve shows us how to brighten your deck without bleach and with a product that preserves the look of wood grain.

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Every pickup truck owner has stories to tell. Watch Steve’s story about life with the two trucks he’s owned over the last 30 years on Manitoulin Island, and the great help they’ve been on the the Maxwell family homestead.

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Want warm feet? Save money with reduced overall room temperature and still be comfortable with infloor heating systems. The new electric system Steve tours here is more reliable and a pretty smart control system. Watch and see.


Adding daylight to your home is one of the best things you can do and it’s the ultimate green energy source. Here’s how to make it happen with sunlight tunnels when conventional skylights aren’t an option.


Watch Steve’s video on installing cast iron radiators in new buildings and renovations.