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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...

Bathroom Remodeling

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...

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...

Insulation and Ventilation

Adding extra attic insulation to your home is the single most important thing you can do in your home to cut down on energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The Department of Energy advises 19 inches in fiberglass batt insulation or 22 inches of blown insulation in your attic. 

Tips for Converting Your Attic into Living Space

In most homes, usable space is at a premium and any opportunity to add more is a tempting one. Homeowners looking to expand their livable square footage might understandably look upwards, and set their sights on the attic.

Worried you’re getting in over your head? Converting your attic to...

Stairs and Railings

Imagine leaving a window open all winter long - the heat loss, cold drafts and wasted energy! If your home has a folding attic stair, that may be just what is happening in your home every single day. But there is something you can do about it.

PINKCap® Attic Stair Insulator from Owens...