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Attics and Lofts
Dear Tom and Leslie: 

I've heard you say many times that using an attic fan sucks cooled air right out of the house and that it's better to rely on soffit and ridge vents. Is that still true if you ONLY have soffit vents?  We don't have ridge vents and my husband reminds me how we fight...

Rule Your Attic: How to Check if You Have Enough Insulation to Save Money and Energy This Winter

With winter on its way, now is the time to make sure you have enough insulation in your attic to keep you warm and cozy throughout the cold season, and help you save money on your energy bills.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that homeowners can save up to 10% on their...

Fall

Did you know that a drafty attic could mean a warmer house during the winter? Well ventilated attics flush moisture out of insulation. This is good because even slightly damp insulation loses as much as one-third of its ability to insulate when damp. Well-ventilated attics reduce this moisture,...

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The right insulation could make your break both your comfort level and your home's energy efficiency. For a superior type of insulation, consider stone wool insulation from Roxul. Stone wool is a product made from natural stone and recycled slag. The combination makes this insulation an...

Landscaping

As the summer season begins its slow fade into fall, it's time to start thinking about projects that can prep your house for the chillier weather ahead. Here's where to begin.

Weekend #1: Get the Garage Door Ready to Roll

Your garage can be a handy storage zone for tools, sports...

The Staple Gun: a Useful Weapon for Many Projects!

Summer is over and the fall season is soon to be here. I look at this time of year as the start of the busy season for family and home. It is also a time to begin new projects at work. The Money Pit is so thrilled to be partnering with the Arrow Fastener Company during this exciting time of...