Pros and Cons of Attic Insulation Types
What’s the best attic insulation? That depends on your definition of “best”. An expert home inspector goes through which attic insulation types work best in specific situations.
15 Weird Objects Our Readers Found Lurking Behind Their Walls
From old newsprint to weapons to mummified animals, we asked our readers to show us treasures they found behind the...
Working With Metal-Clad (MC) Cable
MC cable is easier to work with than rigid conduit and offers protection from fire, vibration, gnawing pests and physical...
6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See and How to Fix Them
Reuben Saltzman, president of Structure Tech in Minnesota, identifies potential home problems and what to do about them.
How to Frame a Gabled Dormer
A gabled roof looks great from the outside and adds space and light inside.
What to Do After Hail Damages Your Roof
Don't get ripped off when storm chasers blow into town to repair roofs and broken windows. Here's what you need...
Saving Energy: Blown-in Insulation in the Attic
Save $1,000 on labor and cut your heating bills with blown in attic insulation.
5 Things You Need to Know About Vermiculite
If your home was built before 1990, you might have vermiculite insulation in your walls or attic.
How to Handle Full-Span Ceiling Truss Problems
What to do if you see signs of truss lift. Look for signs of seasonal movement first.
Cathedral Ceiling Insulation
Foam ceiling insulation is an excellent solution where moisture is a problem.
13 Basic Home Improvement Skills DIYers Must Know
Save yourself from numerous problems at home by memorizing these hacks.
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.