Installing insulation in attic

Does anyone have DIY experience with putting in insulation? My mom has decided she wants to add extra insulation and feels it’s a DIY job… advice? — I added blown in insulation to what was already in the attic. I bought 20 bails of R-19 Cellulose Insulation and that came with a free rental of blower machine. (Lowes) My Mom broke up the bails into the hopper and I wore a bicycle helmet with head […]

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Hanging Drywall Horizontal vs Vertical

Just finishing up the insulation in my basement, and about to move onto the drywall… Two questions… First off, my basement is about 89″ high, unfortunately a little less than 96″. Now, if it was 96″, I would definitely hang it horizontally, so two full pieces would go top to bottom, with no cutting until I get to the corners. However, at 89″ I am thinking it makes a little more sense to hang it […]

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