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 Adding Attic Insulation Podcast: Tim Carter helps Christine decide what attic insulation is best and ventilation tips while on the phone. The first thing Tim talks about is what insulation retains its insulating properties if it gets wet and then dries out. Tim also discusses turbine vents and how hot roof surfaces get. Look […]

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Fantech Video and Product Links Here are the products you saw me install in the video. CLICK or TAP the images or text links to purchase them: Here's the actual Fantech PB 270L7-2 270 CFM fan and the two inlets that are made to accept the LED dimmable lights:   CLICK or TAP HERE to […]

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No Pest Dryer Vent - Mine Works Well I installed a special dryer vent cover about four years ago. It's a no pest dryer vent. It comes with two flaps, not just one as you find on regular vent covers. The outer flap has tiny magnets that keep the cover closed so it won't annoy […]

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Your Pesky Dryer Vent Pipe QUESTION #1: I need your advice, Tim. My clothes dryer stopped getting my clothes dry. The problem was traced to the vent line being squished behind the dryer. I was also told the flexible plastic pipe was inferior. Can you share your magic way of connecting clothes dryers to vent […]

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Solar Attic Fan Tough Love Question #1: Tim, can you cut through the fog of confusion about solar attic fans? I just want the tough-love truth. Do they really work or are they mostly hype? What does it take to really cool an attic space? My husband really thinks it’s a great idea to buy […]

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Whole House & Attic Fans Question #1: Tim, what can you tell me about whole house fans and attic fans? Do they really work to cool an attic space? I’m not sure which one I should consider one since I have air conditioning. What’s required to allow them to work at peak efficiency? Robert T., […]

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 Ask the Builder Podcast 15 Highlights: Whole house fan not blowing air Rusting steel exterior steps Disguising a TV projection screen Tim shares a story about the dangers of propane Podcast Sponsor: Stain Solver - Certified Organic Oxygen Bleach Home Improvement and Home Construction Podcast Photos, Links and Great Stuff: CALL 1 Whole House Fan […]

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Stop Basement Leaks Question #1: Tim, water is pouring into my basement now that it’s spring. I’m sick of the water intrusion and the mold it creates. My head feels like it’s stuffed with cotton after trying to research online how best to stop the water. Can you add some clarity and tell me if […]

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