Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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.
Measuring amount of attic insulation with tape measure.

Getting Adequate Attic Insulation

Read on to find out how much insulation you need and tips on installing the different types of insulation that are available.
Storage shelves and containers in attic.

Organizing and Adding Storage Space to Your Home

Watch this video for tips on how to improve organization and add storage space to the kitchen, attic, closets, and entertainment center in your home.
Danny Lipford with central vacuum system

Advantages of Solar Exhaust Fan and Central Vacuum System

To remove hot air from the upper story in the Kuppersmith garage, we installed a solar powered exhaust fan. To make vacuuming easy and improve indoor air quality, a central vacuum system was installed inside the home. Watch this video to find out more.

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.

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.

Fixing Smooshed Insulation

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

Converting Attic Space into a Bedroom

Converting existing attic space into a bedroom is a popular home improvement project that can return over 93% of the money invested when you sell your house. When deciding whether to convert an attic into living space, there are a number of questions to consider, including access, ceiling height, and natural light.
Danny Lipford in attic over garage.

Insulating Attic Over Carport

David asks, "My house attic is insulated, but I noticed that the attic over the carport is not insulated. Does this matter?"

Since the air in the attic space is not heated or cooled and is vented to the outside, it doesn’t matter if the area over the carport is insulated. Read on to find out more.