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How to Remove Mold and Mildew from Front-Load Washing Machines

Find out how to clean front-loading washing machines to remove mold and mildew from inside the washer and keep them clean.

Everything You Need to Know About Insulation’s R-Value

Insulation's R-value measures its resistance to heat flow — the higher the R-value, the better it insulates per inch of thickness. If you're still confused, here's a crash course on R-value!

How to Properly Vent a Bathroom Exhaust Fan in an Attic

Venting a bathroom exhaust fan into your attic is never a good idea — here are three better options.
Adding attic soffit vents under roof eaves.

How to Calculate Attic Vent Area Needed When Adding Soffit Vents

Keeping your attic cooler in the summer can increase the life of the roof as well as saving money on your air conditioning bill. To effectively cool the attic, outside air needs to circulate through it. Read on to find out how to calculate the amount of vent area needed for your attic.
Using drill to power drive a screw hook.

How to Install Screw Hooks Fast

Screw hooks are great for hanging up tools and other items in your workshop or garage. Watch this video for a fast and easy way to power drive screw hooks into a wall stud or ceiling joist using a drill.
Danny Lipford explaining the importance of cleaning clothes dryer vent pipes.

How to Clean a Dryer Vent

The vent on a clothes dryer can become clogged with lint over time, causing the dryer to dry less efficiently and resulting in dangerous house fires. Watch this video to find out how to clean your dryer vent.
Cleaning a clothes washer water line filter with an acid brush.

How to Clean Your Clothes Washer’s Water Line Filters

Clothes washers have filters on the water lines to prevent debris from getting into the washer. Over time these filters can become clogged with sand and sediment and need to be cleaned. Watch this video to find out how.
Installing insulation between the joists in a basement

How to Insulate Under Floors in a Basement or Crawlspace

Insulating the space between the joists in a basement or crawlspace can help reduce your energy bills. Watch this video to find out how.
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.