Insulation How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our insulation step-by-step tips & ideas.
Cost-effective way to save energy with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains how to install cellulose insulation
It’s efficient, easy to install, and incredibly effective; hear what Tom Silva has to say about this versatile insulation product
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor shows how to fill gaps and make a space more cozy and energy efficient
We share different types of insulation so you can select what works best for your home’s interior walls.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows an innovative new way to seal ducts from the inside
Can you blow insulation over existing insulation? How much is enough? We answer these questions and more.
Tom Silva shows you how to keep cold air from coming through windows and doors.
Close the gap in your door to stay free from drafts, eliminate air leaks, and maintain energy efficiency.
From preparation to installation, here's a breakdown on basement insulation.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares some DIY Smarts tips for insulating an attic.
If you can feel a breeze around your closed windows, consider these quick-and-easy ways to block drafts. Such stopgap measures eliminate air leaks by sealing sash perimeters from indoors. Come spring, add or replace weatherstripping for a longer-lasting fix
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner insulate his ductwork
Airtight solutions for your house's drafty problems
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains the wide world of spray-foam insulation
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows affordable ways to create an energy-efficient attic
If you live in an older home, understanding what pads your walls is essential to keeping your family safe
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains the wide world of insulation
This Old House's Two-Minute Expert explains what goes into creating a bonus room under the rafters
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows an energy-efficient way to insulate old windows
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
In this how-to video, keep out the cold with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva