Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Rock wool insulation in unfinished house

This Side Up: Installing Insulation Correctly

If insulation with a vapor barrier is installed on the wrong side, moisture will be trapped inside wall cavities.
Danny Lipford caulks around the windows outside a home.

Air Leaks: 5 Ways AC Escapes Your Home

Chances are, conditioned air is escaping your home. Find out about these air leaks, and what you can do about them.

Today’s Homeowner Radio Show | April 11, 2020

We discuss how you can troubleshoot a faulty motion sensing light and how a spray foam insulated home should be ventilated.

Today’s Homeowner Radio Show | March 28, 2020

In this episode, Danny and Joe weigh-in on vacating your home after adding spray insulation. They also deliver tips for repairing a squeaky floor and keeping your porch cool in the summertime. Finally, they discuss pros and cons of adding pine straw to gardening beds, and, as always, deliver helpful Simple Solutions and the latest Best New Product.
Front porch with extra curb appeal thanks to a tiled front porch

Staying Cool on a Hot Porch

Darryl wants to know how he can stay cool on his porch this summer.
Frozen hose bibb, seen outside with ice forming around the garden hose

What You Need to Know About Frozen Pipes

Frozen pipes in the winter can lead to burst pipes, an expensive problem for most homeowners. Here’s what you need to know, including how you can prevent pipes from freezing and how to treat frozen ones.
Piggy bank on a wooden table along with cash and an LED light bulb

43 Ways to Save Energy and Money in 2020

You can save hundreds of dollars each year with these simple, energy-efficient lifestyle tweaks.
Danny Lipford next to crawlspace under house.

Think Your Home is Insulated? Check the Crawl Space

Feel a chill in your home and think you should insulate the crawlspace? Here's what you should know.

Fixing Smooshed Insulation

A listener needs help in correcting his smooshed insulation. The solution.... a gardening tool.