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Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, takes us on a video tour of his outdoor wood boiler, explains why he chose it and demonstrates their efficiency.

Close up of a Heat Recovery Ventillator (HRV)

Marlyse has some concerns about her newly installed heat recovery ventilator in the winter.

Rad Small Image

In this video Steve Maxwell reacquaints us with the splendor of cast iron rad heating.

Bradley Burner_Pellet Grate

Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, informs homeowners about the Bradley Burner for wood pellet burning stoves.

Water Heater Crud

Steve Maxwell explains why annual water heater flushing is an important home maintenance step to getting the crud out of your plumbing world.

Round Pile Split Firewood

According to Steve Maxwell wood heating makes sense on several levels; cost savings, cleanliness of combustion and the aesthetics of well-piled firewood.

Deciphering Duct Pipe Installation

Steve blogs about installing insulated flex pipe for your heat recovery ventilation unit (HRV).

Cast Iron Radiators

After two years of researching antique cast iron radiators Steve Maxwell blogs about this extremely efficient option for heating your home.

Cast Iron Radiators

Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, discusses the aesthetics and efficiency of cast iron radiators as home heating options.

outdoor wood furnaces

Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, discusses the outdoor wood boiler he installed in his back yard.