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...
How to Get Rid of Bats in Your Attic
Because they can cause structural damage, among other things, it's important to learn how to get rid of bats.
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.
Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects From the ’50s
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...
Attic Inspection Checklist (Plus DIY Inspection Tips)
When the seasons change, it's time to inspect your attic! Know what to look for with this expert-approved attic inspection...
Why You Need a Home Attic Inspection
What happens in the attic doesn't always stay in the attic, and can impact your entire home. That's why it's...
How to Frame a Gabled Dormer
A gabled roof looks great from the outside and adds space and light inside.
Saving Energy: Blown-in Insulation in the Attic
Save $1,000 on labor and cut your heating bills with blown in attic insulation.
How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting in Your Kitchen
Add dramatic under cabinet lighting in a weekend without tearing up your walls to install the wiring.
New Kitchen Venting: How to Install a Kitchen Fan Vent
Use rigid duct with insulated duct sleeve for an oven exhaust fan.
Improve Attic Ventilation: Introduction
A well-ventilated attic makes for a healthier house. Here's how to keep the air moving with soffit vents.
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.
How to Improve Attic Ventilation
Good attic and roof ventilation lowers cooling bills, extends shingle life and reduces winter ice dams.
11 Pests That Could Be Hiding in Your Attic
These critters didn’t sign a lease and could be living rent-free and wreaking havoc in your attic. Here’s how to...
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.