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.
Foam insulation being sprayed in walls

Foam Insulation Installed in the Kuppersmith Project House

The attic rafters and exterior walls of the Kuppersmith Project house were insulated using foam insulation. This turned the attic into a conditioned space that will stay within 10 degrees of the interior of the house in both winter and summer. Watch this video to find out more.
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.
installing floor support in the attic

What to Consider When Turning an Attic into Living Space

Converting an attic into an extra room can be great way to add living space to your home, but it may not be as simple as you might think. Watch this video to find out more before considering an attic conversion.
Solar powered attic ventiator.

Advantages of Solar Powered Attic Ventilators

Watch this video to find out about the advantages of solar powered attic ventilators, which don’t require hardwiring and won’t increase your power bill.
Remote controlled Versa Lift attic storage lift on garage floor.

Installing Versa Lift Attic Storage Lift

The Versa Lift attic storage lift allows you to raise and lower items to your attic safely and easily with the push of a remote control. Watch this video to find out more.
Boxes in attic.

Attic and Basement FAQ

Attics, basements, and crawlspaces are the least frequented areas of a home, which is one of the reasons they often cause the most problems. A regular inspection can catch potential problems—like leaks, condensation, termite activity, or the growth of mold—before they become a major headache. Read this article to find out more.
Solar powered attic vent fan.

Attic Ventilation

Hot air in your attic may not seem like such a bad thing in the winter, but it contains moisture that can condense and cause long term problems. In summer, heat in the attic not only makes your air conditioner work harder, but it also cooks roof shingles from the underside and reduces their life.

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.