Tag: Home Maintenance

How To Insulate A Foundation Wall

A lot of homeowners dream of having a finished basement. Whether it’s for a family room or “man cave,” a finished basement adds a lot of extra living area to a home. But you’re starting from bare cement walls. In today’s short video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, the professionals from Rockweiler Insulation show host Stuart […]

Heating And Cooling For The “She Shed”

One of our Remodeler TV Blog followers built a nice “She Shed” studio for his wife behind their home. He’s concerned about the best way to keep it cool in the summer and warm in the winter. I hope he checks out today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV. Host Stuart Keith meets with HVAC […]

It’s A Good Time To Work In The Attic

If your home is newer, you may not even have an attic. But if you live in an older home, you most certainly do. When was the last time you were up there? Spring is a good time to check for water or animal damage and it’s also a good time to make sure your […]

Save Money On Heating And Cooling

Everyone knows that the new furnaces and central air units are more efficient than ever. And if you believe the TV ads, you can save big money by replacing your furnace and central air conditioner at the same time. Well in this case, the TV ads are accurate. In today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler […]

Is Your Home Ready For Spring?

Spring finally comes this week! Is your home ready? Here are some Home Maintenance Tips For March: General walk through: Check for disconnected downspouts and gutter back-up and water leaks in basement. Change/clean air filter in furnace. Check temperature and pressure gauges if you have a system with a boiler. Check/add salt to water softener. […]

Preventing Ice Dams – From The Inside

It’s the time of year when we get daytime thawing and nighttime freezing. When you see those beautiful icicles hanging from your roof, there may also be an ice dam which can cause major damage to your home. In today’s short video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, the pros from Rockweiler Insulation explain how ice […]

How To Heat Your Detached Garage

We heard from Wade who follows the Remodeler TV Blog. He and his wife are buying a home in the country with a detached garage. He wants to turn it into a workshop but doesn’t know the best way to heat it on these cold winter days. In today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, host Stuart […]

Fixing A Home’s Damaged Foundation

Maybe you heard about “ice quakes” during our recent bout with the Polar Vortex. They occur when a rapid drop in temperature causes water in the ground to freeze until it expands and bursts. Over time, the changing seasons and changes in subsoil can cause a home’s foundation to settle. If your house has cracks […]

How To Prevent Ice Dams

Winter is ice dam season. When you see those beautiful icicles hanging from your roof, it could be the beginning of an ice dam which can cause major damage to your home if not handled properly. Here’s an article from the University of Minnesota Extension that describes what an ice dam is and how they can be prevented. And […]