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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...

Attic Storage and Organization

Storage space sells when it comes to residential real estate. No matter what the age or style of a property, prospective buyers are checking into every closet, scoping out the garage and generally looking for the bonus spaces that hold the stuff of everyday living.

If you’re considering ...

Garage Doors

Some of the easiest DIY projects can make a major difference for your home’s energy efficiency, and Owens Corning offers two options with its Attic Stair Insulator and Garage Door Insulation Kit. Simple to install, these solutions provide comprehensive insulation for areas susceptible to air...

Air Quality

One of the simplest ways to save energy is to make sure your home has enough insulation. And one of the best ways to insulate it is with spray foam. Icynene spray foam is the premium insulating product on the market because of its ability to air seal and insulate at the same time, which...

Attic Ventilation

You might not know that your attic plays a huge part in keeping your heating bills down.  That's something that will be very important this winter as energy costs continue to rise.  Having enough insulation is huge.  In fact, it's the single most important thing you can do to cut energy costs...

Avoiding Mold

If poor ventilation is turning your bathroom into a Petri dish, it’s time to call in an HVAC pro to install a fan. There are two kinds to choose from: bath fans and remote fans, also known as multi-port ventilators.

So, how does each type work? Bath fans are installed directly in the...