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...

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...

LESLIE: Howard in New York needs some help with a cinder block situation. Tell us what’s going on.

HOWARD: Yeah,...

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...

What's New

Exposure to the elements over time can take quite a toll on a wooden deck. Depending on the amount of wear and...

Update your home with artistic paint patterns for walls, furniture and more.

If a fresh coat of paint can...

The laundry room might seem benign enough, but anywhere there's extreme heat and lots of water, there's the...

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.