Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Ask Danny

How to Stop Condensation in the Crawl Space Under Your Home

Eve asks, “The crawlspace under my house is sweating due to condensation. What could be causing the moisture problem?”

There are several causes of condensation in a crawl space, including inadequate venting and leaky HVAC ductwork. Read on to find out more.
Five home improvements that require Titebond Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive

Why Construction Adhesive is the Handiest Product

Construction adhesive makes these home improvements — among others — much easier.
Standing water in yard

Fixing Foundation Drainage Problems with a French Drain

A French drain would be a great way to divert water runoff without having to regrade the entire yard. Read on to find out more.
Versa Lift remote controlled attic storage lift.

Adding an Attic Lift and Built-in Drop Zone to Improve Storage

Find out how we organized the storage space in a cluttered garage by adding an attic lift and building a drop zone bench to organize shoes, coats, and backpacks. Watch video to find out more.
Rule Your Attic graphic

Rule Your Attic: Sealing and Insulating Tips

Did you know that 9 out of 10 homes in the U.S. are under-insulated? Adding insulation and sealing air leaks in your attic can help you save up to $200 per year on your home’s annual energy bills and keep you more comfortable.

How to Eliminate and Prevent Mold in an Attic

Dan asks, “Our home has narrow soffit with little venting, causing mold to form in the attic. What should we do?”

You’ll probably need to add power vent fans to your attic to increase air movement through it. Read on to find out more.
Water from roof leak running down rafter in attic.

Tips for Locating Hard to Find Roof Leaks

Watch this video for tips on how to find the source of hard to find roof leaks by inspecting the roof rafters and decking from inside your attic.
Standing water in yard

Importance of Proper Drainage in Your Yard

Poor drainage in your yard can cause several serious problems and needs to be corrected. Watch this video to find out more.
Man in white jumpsuit adding insulation between joists in crawlspace under house.

How to Insulate the Crawl Space Under Your Home

Margaret asks, “My house has a crawlspace under it, and the floors get very cold in winter. What is the best way to insulate a crawlspace on a budget?”