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What Are Those Creaking House Sounds?

What Are Those Creaking House Sounds?

House sounds shouldn’t be ignored but they are typically harmless – here’s what causes them

Do You Need More Attic Insulation?

Do You Need More Attic Insulation?

When considering energy-efficient and environmentally friendly improvements to make to your home, the attic is an often overlooked area that, if poorly insulated, results in higher heating/cooling costs, not to mention a general inefficiency that compromises your home’s interior. To find out if you need to replace your insulation, the […]

Small Space, Big Fun

Small Space, Big Fun

With all the talk of rising costs and a new found emphasis on green living, small spaces are the new penthouses. Don’t be put off by what may seem like a cramped interior–instead, check out these floorplans for some decorative inspiration and clever placement that makes a modest interior seem […]

Eliminate Rooftop Ice

Eliminate Rooftop Ice

Icicles hanging from your rooftop can be dangerous and is caused by a warm roof melting snow then when that water reaches eaves and gutters that are freezing the water re-freezes into icicles. It’s difficult to fix this during the winter but the goal is to insulate your attic. This […]

Easy Access Attic

Easy Access Attic

Do you wish you could use all of that empty attic space for storage or even build an extra room? This article from the SF Chronicle answers this exact question. The problem with most attics isn’t necessarily the space but the access to the attic. Many times the opening into […]