Learn about proper attic ventilation. Find out why it’s important to keep attic vents open in winter and summer for proper attic ventilation.
Get tips to lower home heating costs. Find out two improvements can lower heating costs by 20 percent, plus more low cost and no cost energy tips that can reduce home energy bills without spending a lot of money.
Get options for reducing drafts from older windows, and well as factors to consider when deciding whether to replace them altogether.
LESLIE: Conrad in Texas is on the line with a roofing question. How can we help? CONRAD: And I want to get your advice as to whether or not it would be advisable to put up a solar vent over my garage and leave the ridge vents throughout my – the rest of my house. Read the full article…
Attic Ventilation: How Much is Needed LESLIE: Richard in Rhode Island, you’ve got The Money Pit. How can we help you today? RICHARD: I had two qualified and established insulating companies come to the house. One was some $400 to $500 less than the other. When I looked further into it, turns out one was Read the full article…
Fall home improvement project ideas to cut energy costs and save energy, and stormproof your house you can do in a weekend or less.
Find out five easy energy saving home improvements that are affordable energy savers. Learn how insulation, sealants and weather-stripping, and water heater blankets can be big energy savers, and how to avoid the hype associated with big-ticket home improvements that offer major energy savings claims.
LESLIE: Jim in Ohio is on the line with a question about insulation. What are you working on? JIM: I’m looking at remodeling my basement and I’m looking for something with – that’s going to help insulate it plus soud-proof the basement. TOM: So, a couple of things. First of all, do you want to Read the full article…
Taking on a home improvement project? Don't make these top five home improvement blunders!
Was your last electric bill a real shocker? Tom and Leslie have advice on how utility companies are required to offer programs to help you use LESS of their product. Plus, the garage door turns 95 years old. We’ve got some fun facts about the history of the garage door to share as well as a peak into the biggest safety and décor improvements. And if you are shopping for your college student’s home away from home, we’ve got tips on dorm essentials offer up function, flair and some extra free space. All that plus answers to your calls about, railing, window repair, garage flooring, water temperature, attic noises, paint options.