The Multi-Purpose Ladder is the Best Ladder for DIY Home Use

One common impediment to tackling do-it-yourself tasks around the house is the inability to access areas that are out of reach. With a versatile ladder (or two) it’s trivial to safely go everywhere you previously couldn’t. The initial investment in a good ladder will quickly pay for itself when you’re no longer hiring out the tasks you can do yourself.

There are many varieties of ladder, but the best one for DIY use is the multi-purpose ladder. Mine has a twenty-two foot reach and has taken me places that a lesser ladder could only dream about. Unsure about what you can do with such a ladder? No worries, I have inspiration for you below the fold.

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Diagnose Insulation Gaps with FLIR ONE Thermal Infrared Camera

A good way to find insulation gaps in your home is with a thermal infrared imaging camera. In the past these were very expensive, but they’re a lot cheaper now, especially if you don’t mind owning a less powerful model.

For my needs, the FLIR ONE for iOS hits the mark. It’s inexpensive and has a detailed enough resolution to measure the temperature variances in my walls and ceiling.

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