Attic How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our attic step-by-step tips & ideas.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares some tips for insulating an attic.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva removes an old attic staircase and replaces it with a new one.
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In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains how to refresh cellulose insulation in the attic.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows affordable ways to create an energy-efficient attic.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a professional approach to eliminating dangerous fungus outbreaks in the home
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey has a quick cure for a creaky pipe
If you live in an older home, understanding what pads your walls is essential to keeping your family safe. Here are three common types of insulation found in old homes and their potential hazards.
A dingy, makeshift bedroom and bath becomes a cheery retreat with custom built-ins—for less than the cost of a new set of furniture
In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to make attic stairs safe and sturdy
Untapped space tucked under the roof becomes a light-filled bedroom, bath, and home office
This Old House's Two-Minute Expert explains what goes into creating a bonus room under the rafters
It's an awkward corner of the house. Why not make it a space-saving dresser?
Insulated concrete forms—combined with flame-resistant roofing and siding—make for one safe house.
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor demonstrate the proper way to insulate an attic
Step-by-step instructions to help you install folding attic stairs for easier access to your attic.
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains how to keep an attic cool