MATERIALSInsulation Basics: What to Know About Spray Foam
Learn what exactly spray foam is, the pros and cons of using it and why you shouldn’t mess around with installationFull Story
REMODELING GUIDESCool Your House (and Costs) With the Right Insulation
Insulation offers one of the best paybacks on your investment in your house. Here are some types to discuss with your contractorFull Story
GREEN BUILDINGInsulation Basics: Heat, R-Value and the Building Envelope
Learn how heat moves through a home and the materials that can stop it, to make sure your insulation is as effective as you thinkFull Story
WINDOW TREATMENTSEasy Green: 9 Low-Cost Ways to Insulate Windows and Doors
Block drafts to boost both warmth and energy savings with these inexpensive but effective insulating strategiesFull Story
KNOW YOUR HOUSEKnow Your House: The Basics of Insulated Concrete Form Construction
Get peace and quiet inside and energy efficiency all around with this heavy-duty alternative to wood-frame constructionFull Story
ARCHITECTURE15 Intriguing Homes Perched Above the Earth
Set on stilts, propped on pilotis or cantilevered into the air, these residences rise to the occasionFull Story
REMODELING GUIDESLaminate Floors: Get the Look of Wood (and More) for Less
See what goes into laminate flooring and why you just might want to choose itFull Story
REMODELING GUIDESA Gloomy Basement Lightens Up
White paint, modern furnishings and exposed beams lend a bright and airy feel to a family's renovated basementFull Story
GARAGESHouzz Call: How Do You Put Your Garage to Work for Your Home?
Cars, storage, crafts, relaxing ... all of the above? Upload a photo of your garage and tell us how it performs as a workhorseFull Story
BASEMENTSDesign Workshop: Is It Time to Let Basements Become Extinct?
Costly and often unnecessary, basements may become obsolete — if they aren’t already. Here are responses to every reason to keep them aroundFull Story
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Stone foundation - dirt floor basement... insulation?
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