Home technology expert Ross Trethewey shows a homeowner where her energy consumption is going and how to save some money moving forward.
Home technology expert Ross Trethewey helps a homeowner solve an ice dam issue with smart insulation practices that also improve the home’s efficiency.
Home technology expert Ross Trethewey and carpenter Nathan Gilbert share some cost-effective ways to seal and insulate existing windows without replacing them.
Yes, your attic is insulated, but the access hatch probably isn’t. Here are a few ways to insulate the attic door, save energy, and save money.
Tom Silva gives some advice on insulating a brick Colonial with concrete-block walls
Scott Caron offers advice on how to keep your home energy-efficient when using recessed lights
Does it make sense to insulate my basement ceiling? This Old House’s Tom Silva answers.
Insulation in your home increases interior comfort, while decreasing heating and cooling costs.
Read these 8 things you can do yourself to keep warm inside your home.
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 how to insulate your basement.
Save money and increase your home's market value by upgrading your insulation.
Here are three types of door sweeps (or door bottoms) to consider to help stop the drafts.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares some tips for insulating an attic.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva discusses the options for insulation with host Kevin O’Connor
Learn how the natural power of stone can increase the comfort of your home.
The pros at Reviewed.com share their top product picks, including "smart" bulbs, locks, smoke detectors, and more
It’s efficient, easy to install, and incredibly effective; hear what Tom Silva has to say about this versatile insulation product.
TOH affiliate Nick Schiffer discusses the benefits of mineral wool insulation
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
Kevin O'Connor and building science expert Joe Lstiburek discuss the benefits of using OSB sheathing
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows an innovative new way to seal ducts from the inside
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains R-value and the need for good insulation.
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner insulate his HVAC ductwork.
Keep your home cozy and save money with this round-up of our top insulation tips for your home.
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 explains the wide world of spray-foam insulation.
Tom Silva shows you how to keep cold air from coming through windows and doors.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows affordable ways to create an energy-efficient attic.
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor shows how to fill gaps and make a space cozier and energy efficient.
Yes, it's a messy job. But when the dust (and fiberglass) settles, you'll enjoy a fatter bank account and more comfortable indoor temps year-round.
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.