House and Components
A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.
Save Money With Home Energy Audit
Find out where you're losing energy—and what you can do to stop it
Foam Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets
Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.
How to Soundproof a Room
Cut down on the noise coming into or going out of your living area with these proven sound-dampening materials and...
Mineral Stone Wool Insulation is Making a Comeback. Here’s Why
An old product with big advantages makes a comeback
How to Install a Vapor Barrier in a Crawlspace
Use plastic sheeting to control moisture in your crawlspace.
How to Soundproof a Home Office
Seal holes, upgrade doors, and add layers of insulation and acoustic board to block sound transmission.
Insulate Basement Rim Joists
Cut heat loss through the rim joists and tighten up your house with rigid foam insulation.
How to Insulate a Garage Door
If you have an attached garage with an uninsulated garage door, it's costing you money in both winter and summer.
This Kitchen Staple is Perfect for Cutting Pipe Insulation to Fit
Learn how to cut pipe insulation like butter...or at least bread.
How to Instantly Remove Spray Foam Mistakes
Get rid of spray foam overspray with this cheap and simple trick.
How To Strip Wire the Safe Way
When stripping insulation from wiring, you might be tempted to use the cutting jaws on lineman’s pliers instead use a...
Cathedral Ceiling Insulation
Foam ceiling insulation is an excellent solution where moisture is a problem.
Energy Conservation: Know the R-Value of Insulation
Want to save money, energy and feel warmer this winter? Insulate your house the right way using these simple tips.
How to Fix Sweating Pipes
A simple way to prevent condensation on cold water pipes in humid weather.
Clever Tool Storage: Drill Bits and Other Pointy Tools
Try this quick, simple solution to workbench clutter
Garage Remodel Tips
Convert your drafty, dingy, spider-infested garage into a bright, comfortable work space