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  • attic ventilation
    Attic Vent Calculation

    Question My home has no eave vents, but it does have three gable vents (14 inches x 14 inches each). The roof is 5-in-12 pitch, has R-30 insulation and covers 1500 square feet. Could you tell me...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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  • Air conditioner
    Filter Air to the Fullest

    Spring is here and soon we’ll open our homes to fresh air and the great outdoors — unless you’re one of the millions who suffer from allergies. Then, switching from winter to spring just means another type of airborne trouble....

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • ventilate the house

    Question I am confused. Insulation is important, but condensation and mildew are a result of the radical difference between inside and outside temperatures. What’s the deal? Westley Answer Good question! At first glance, it would seem to...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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  • Ghosting Busters

    Michelangelo, who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, was born in 1475. Whereas his work is considered great art, some images that appear on ceilings are not considered as such.  Do you have mysterious lines on your cathedral...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • Beat the Heat: Add to Attic Fan

    Air conditioning, a swamp cooler and a ceiling paddle fan are a few effective means of trying to beat the heat. Unfortunately, each of these systems will be required to work harder if an attic is not properly ventilated....

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • insulation_ceiling_roof

    Question I have a problem in my house where the drywall separates from the ceiling and opens up a gap of 1/4″ in the winter. In early spring the gap closes completely and stays that way until...

    • Posted February 23, 2014
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  • icicles and heat loss
    Icicles Can Bring Chilling Costs To Your Heating Bill

    Many of us get to see the coldest part of the season represented by beautiful strings of icicles fanned out along deck rails and roof overhangs. But there is a side to these magnificent creations of nature...

    • Posted February 14, 2014
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  • Range Hood Ventilation

    You’ll see a whole new design sense… when we look at “Trends in Vents!” When you cook, do smoke and fumes fill your kitchen and other rooms? A good range hood to eliminate this problem is a...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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