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Do you recommend insulating a brick house?
Soybean: Innovative Insulation
A Chicago couple uses spray-foam insulation made from the versatile legume to keep their kitchen...
Insulating a Crawl Space
Take the chill out of your crawl space
Insulating Rooms Over A Garage
Battle cold air from the top down
Insulation Above a Drop Ceiling
What to do when the plaster ceiling is hidden under a suspended one
How to Know What Insulation is Behind Your Walls
If you live in an older home, understanding what pads your walls is essential to keeping your...
Insulate a Basement?
Whether or not to do it depends on the age of your house
Support for Sagging Insulation
Propping up fiberglass batts beneath the floor
How Do I Insulate Behind a Shower?
Q: "Is there any way to seal or insulate the area behind our shower without removing the shower...
How to Insulate Around Recessed LED Light Fixtures
Scott Caron offers advice on how to keep your home energy-efficient when using recessed lights
The Best Way to Insulate Garage Doors
Kevin O’Connor hunts down an expert on garage doors to answer a homeowner’s insulation concerns
What Makes Stone Wool a Smart Insulation Choice
How the Natural Power of Stone Can Increase the Comfort of Your Home
How to Maintain A Water Heater
Use these 6 easy and inexpensive ways to increase your water heater's efficiency and longevity
Fire-Resistant Decking and Framing
Keep fire from gaining a foothold on your deck or inside your home's walls with these flame...
Energy Saving Products
We saw a number of companies exhibiting their green wares at the GreenBuild show in Boston and...
Read This Before You Finish Your Basement
Even if it's currently cold concrete and crammed with boxes of off-season duds, the lowest floor...
Help Your Clients Understand Ice Dams
General contractor Tim Silva explains why ice dams form, then offers several options to...
The Case for Installing a Heat-Recovery Ventilator
Thoroughly insulating a house will hold in the heat, but it will also hold in all the moisture....
Button Up Your House For Fall
Now's the time to prep your home, before winter comes knocking
Renovation, Square One
Q: "Where is the best place to begin a large-scale renovation on a c. 1690 New England colonial?"
How to Build a Fireproof Home
Insulated concrete forms—combined with flame-resistant roofing and siding—make for...
Prepping Basement Walls for Drywall
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva reviews his best practices when building out walls on...
How to Remove Bats from Your House
Bats in your belfry? The humane (and legal) way to remove them is through a process called ...
Homeowner Perks in the Stimulus Package
The government will give you money for energy-saving upgrades