home winterization Archive
If you're searching the Yellow Pages, you haven't done your homework
Do you even know where your soffit vents are located?
There's more to it than replacing smoke detector batteries
Have you checked your furnace filter, insulation lately?
Caulking seems like a pretty easy thing to do, and all in all it is. But there are some tricks of the trade that can make a big difference between a smooth, hassle-free caulking job and one that’s frustrating and perhaps a little sloppier than you’d like. So before your next caulking project, here are a few things to keep in mind.
Gather up a few simple tools
For any caulking job, you need only a handful of basic items, all of which are available at any home center, hardware store or paint store.
Why buyers should ask about setup before closing deal
Don't forget about exterior grading, indoor air quality
Proper attic insulation, vents are keys to prevention
Where safety, comfort and energy efficiency intersect
Blowers, throwers offer convenience, long-term savings
Do-it-yourself tips on insulation, sealants, vents
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