If you have a flat roof you can increase your outdoor living space with a flat roof deck.
Hot and cold water supply lines are typically installed so that each line runs through separate holes in each wall stud. Learn more about why that is.
In hot summer months, it is not uncommon to find the pipes sweating in basements and crawlspaces. But how do you fix it? Here are a few causes and cures for sweating pipes.
Stone foundation wall covered with closed cell spray foam insulation Older homes with stone foundations are still prevalent in homes today. Unfortunately, many people are afraid to use their basement because of the excess water infiltration that...
Instructions for wiring an outlet from a contractor. When your outlet isn't working and you discover a wire that's come unattached, here's what you should do.
Converting from an oil furnace to electric heat requires some skill. This article explains how to successfully perform such a conversion.
There has been a debate about this for as long as I can remember. What product works better? Good old fashioned tar paper or house wrap materials like Tyvek produced by DuPont? Learn the pros and cons of each.
Mansard and gambrel style roofs have always been hard to insulate. What materials should be used to save energy on this type of house?
Flat roofs have been a daunting task for contractors and homeowners alike since they were invented. They are hard to waterproof, hard to maintain, and hard to insulate. Learn how to insulate your roof by reading on!
Uninsulated ductwork in an unconditioned crawlspace lacks efficiency. Learn how to insulate your ductwork with spray foam insulation.
What kind of insulation should you put under your vinyl siding? Many people install vinyl siding or concrete board siding to improve the look and value of their home, but it's important to know how each kind affects energy efficiency.