Water stains on ceiling

Water Stains on the Ceiling

Roofing Replacement - Average read time: 2 minutes

The sheer difficulty of locating water penetration points with 100% confidence is very high. This is the reason Pro Home Improvement recommends having a professional roofing contractor perform a full roof inspection to identify where the source of the problem might be.

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Winter Blues? Insulate Your Attic!

Insulation Materials - Average read time: 2 minutes

A big source of heat and energy loss for many homes is the attic. Proper ventilation, as well as the type and amount of insulation used, can have a big impact on how comfortable your home stays during the winter months. Insulating is something that will pay for itself many times over through reduced energy…

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Keeping Warm After Carpet Removal

Keeping Warm After Carpet Removal

Ask a Contractor - Average read time: 2 minutes

We removed the carpet in the front room and now there seems to be cool air coming from under our door. What is the best option for closing this gap?


There’s no doubt about it. Carpeting will make a room warmer and works as a great insulating material for your floors and home. However, many people prefer the look of hardwood floors and so it’s understandable that you may have wanted to make a change. Once carpet is removed, an uninsulated floor can account for…

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Hanging Christmas Lights

Safely Hanging Holiday Lights

Winter Maintenance - Average read time: 2 minutes

If you’re like us, you like to get festive around this time of year and there’s no better way to show it than with a beautiful display of holiday lights on your home.

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Safely Cleaning Home Gutters

Fall guide to gutters
Quick Fix - Average read time: 2 minutes

It is recommended that you clean your gutters twice per year. Here are some tips on how to get the best result while staying safe.

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Drafty Windows

How To Fix Drafty Windows

Ask a Contractor - Average read time: 2 minutes

As the temperatures have started to drop over the last couple weeks, I have noticed cold air coming from around my windows even with the windows closed tightly. New windows are not in the budget and I was wondering what I could do to lessen their impact through the winter.

John K


John K. asks: As the temperatures have started to drop over the last couple weeks, I have noticed cold air coming from around my windows even with the windows closed tightly. New windows are not in the budget and I was wondering what I could do to lessen their impact through the winter.

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Worker injecting foam into home's walls.

Eliminate Drafty Walls

Insulation Advice - Average read time: 2 minutes

The bitter cold is here in Michigan, which means energy costs are on the rise. When you don’t feel comfortable in your own home, due to cold walls, you turn up the thermostat. But this only treats the symptom, not the cause. Sure, your house might warm up a bit, but there’s still a massive…

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Attic Insulation

Inspect Attic Insulation

Fall Maintenance - Average read time: 2 minutes

While an attic is often used only for storage, it doesn’t mean it should be left unattended or overlooked. Attics should be inspected at least once a year to identify any problems or potential threats to the overall safety of your home. Common issues that attic inspections can bring to light include fire damage, water…

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Repair Loose Window Frames

Repairing a window frame
Quick Fix - Average read time: 2 minutes

A loose frame can be a leading cause of high heating and cooling bills. With a couple of adjustments, you can get your window frame back to peak performance.

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