Home Remodeling

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

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

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

As long as there have been homes, there have been home repairs. If you know the age of your home, however,...

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...

It might not be common to paint your garage walls, but if you use your garage as a secondary entrance to your...

When it comes to kitchen remodeling projects, new appliances may be pricey and flooring costs may floor you, but...

Ideas & Solutions

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

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

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

With real estate sales still recovering, many Americans are deciding to stay put for a while and improve the homes...

What's New

Feeling a little cramped at home, but not ready to take on an addition? Then look up, down and around, because...

The Safe Bathroom: Remodeling or Retrofitting with Safety in Mind
By Joseph Truini
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Most bathroom...

If you’re planning to replace a laundry appliance, it’s wise to first consider the tradeoffs in repairing vs....

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.