10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls
Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.
Fluorescent Light Covers to Transform Your Drop Ceiling
Fluorescent light has been linked to migraines, sleep disruption, increased stress and more. Fortunately, there are many beautiful ways to...
Noisy Gas Fireplace Blower? Here’s How to Replace it
A professional fireplace service company charges about $400 to do the job (parts and labor). But you can replace the...
20 Unexpected Ways to Keep Your House Warm This Winter
As the temperature starts to take a dip, there are some simple things you can do to cut back on...
How to Build a Soffit Box with Recessed Lighting
Add interest to a bedroom or kitchen by building a soffit with drywall, wood trim and rope lights.
Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets
Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.
What You Need to Know About Foam Board Insulation
Foam board insulation is easy to use and is a great DIY way to add some insulation. It comes in...
Fishing Electrical Wire Through Walls
Run electrical cable through walls and across ceilings without tearing them apart by fishing wire
Common Types of Insulation, and When to Use Them
Here are the most common types of insulation and when you might use them.
What’s the Difference Between Pink, Yellow and Green Insulation?
The difference between pink, yellow and green insulation.
How To Strip Wire the Safe Way
When stripping insulation from wiring, you might be tempted to use the cutting jaws on lineman’s pliers instead use a...
Easy Knob-and-Tube Insulation Fix
The insulation on knob-and-tube wiring gets brittle with age. When you’re working with it, the insulation may just crumble in...
How Liquid Electrical Tape Can Rescue Your Broken Phone Charger
Charger cables for cell phones usually last only a few years before the insulation starts fraying on the ends. Replacement cables...
5 Brilliant Ways to Hide Wires in a Room Without Going Into the Walls
Conceal that unsightly wire without hard labor!
Seeing ‘Through’ Insulation
When you need to work in a specific spot in the attic (to mount recessed lighting, for example), drill a...
Here’s Why Spray Foam Can Regulate Your House Temperature
If you’re looking to keep the house at a comfortable temperature, it may be time to consider spray foam insulation....