Home Remodeling

Converting a garage into a spare room can be a cost effective way to add useable living space to your home, and...

In the 20 years I spent as a professional home inspector, the top three problems my home-buying clients were...

Attic spaces are tough to work in.  Since they are outside the “living space” of your home, finding the right...

Adding garage heating is a task that has become very common for homeowners. Most families rarely use their garage...

Repair & Improve

If you’re looking for a natural, non-toxic wood stain, you might want to raid your kitchen. Coffee, tea, vinegar,...

If you live in an older home, you might have a curtain rod conundrum. You may have plaster walls that crumble...

In the security of your own home, it’s easy to avoid thinking about how comfortable a burglar could get while...

Most appliances have an average life span of anywhere from 10 to 20 years. Unless you are “fortunate” enough to...

Ideas & Solutions

Bathroom remodeling is often high on homeowners' wish lists, with better storage, a more functional floor plan and...

For home sellers, home inspections can be like a scene from a reality television show. Strangers arrive at your...

Choosing historical paint colors can be a trip back in time to discover what the colors of the past actually...

Gutter guards are products that address the very reason this season is called "fall." Besides tumbling...

What's New

Call it not-so-alternative energy. What were once considered way-off-grid energy options are now available in most...

When you think of energy efficiency, you might picture a top-of-the-line dishwasher or refrigerator. But...

Is your money going out the window? It could be if your home’s windows are old and poorly insulated. Without ...

Saving water and energy at home is the right thing to do for the environment – and your wallet. But how can you...

Welcome to the Money Pit website. This site is a comprehensive resource for home improvement, home remodeling and home renovation, including lots of information on kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling. Get advice, info and tips on everything from budgets, supplies and materials, how-to, finding a contractor and more. Remember, you can do-it-yourself… but you don’t have to do it alone.