Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Tackling Chores You Can’t Ignore

Young families like Chuck and Allison Kelley's have plenty of things vying for their time, energy and money; so we helped them catch up on some chores that shouldn't be ignored.
Danny Lipford in front of house.

Get Your Home Ready for Summer

Summer is right around the corner, with plenty of warm weather and sunshine on the way. But along with the welcome change in the weather are harmful UV rays that can damage outdoor wood surfaces and blistering heat that can run your utility bills through the roof. Read on for three ways to save energy and protect your home this summer.
Danny Lipford in attic over garage.

Does Insulating Over a Garage Save Energy?

Find out if insulating the attic over your garage is a good use of your energy dollars, and if it will save on your utility bills. Watch this video to find out more.
Using an extended blade utility knife to cut fiberglass insulation.

Tip for Cutting Fiberglass Insulation Easily

Find out how to cut thick batts or rolls of fiberglass insulation easily by using an extendable utility knife with break-off blades. Watch this video to find out more.

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 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.
Installing an Attic Stairway Cover

How to Insulate Your Attic to Keep Cold Air Out

Pull down attic stairs can be a source of heat and cooling loss in your home. There are several options available to insulate an attic stair opening, including constructing a foam box and buying premade attic stair covers. Watch this video to find out more.
Insulated foam box for attic drop down stairs

DIY Fold Down Attic Stair Insulation

Watch this video for an inexpensive, DIY way to insulate attic stairs and make your home more energy efficient.
Man in white jumpsuit adding insulation between joists in crawlspace under house.

How to Insulate the Crawl Space Under Your Home

Margaret asks, “My house has a crawlspace under it, and the floors get very cold in winter. What is the best way to insulate a crawlspace on a budget?”