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Today’s Homeowner Radio Podcast | October 1, 2022

This week, hear our special technique to degrease kitchen cabinets, plus our thoughts on mixing and matching insulation.
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.

How to Insulate the Floor of a Finished Attic

Nicole asks, "When finishing an attic, which way should I face the insulation, or should I use nothing at all?"

Since both the attic above and room below will be heated, you can use unfaced insulation without a vapor barrier or no insulation at all. Read on to find out more.

How to Prevent Fiberglass Insulation Itch

In addition to a long sleeved shirt, long pants, gloves, dust mask, and eye goggles, rub your hands and arms with baby powder or corn starch before working with fiberglass insulation. Watch this video to find out more.
Danny Lipford in insulated attic of house.

When to Use Faced or Unfaced Attic Insulation

When insulating your attic, it’s important to know when to use insulation with a paper facing and when to use unfaced insulation. Watch this video to find out which one to use.

How to Insulate Windows to Keep Out the Cold

Installing insulation kits on windows can save energy on heating and cooling by providing an insulating barrier and keeping out drafts. Watch this video to find out how.
Danny Lipford posing in front of Owens Corning insulation.

How Much Attic Insulation Do You Need?

If hot or cold air is entering your home through the attic, you may need more insulation. Here's what you need to know.
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How to Apply Vapor Barriers When Framing Basement Walls

Mike asks, “I have a partially underground basement and am building 2x4 walls inside the concrete basement walls. What kind of insulation should I use, and do I need a vapor barrier?”

Building codes require one or more vapor barriers on basement walls. Read on to find out more.