Home Remodeling

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

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

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

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

Repair & Improve

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

Before too many autumn leaves have fallen and winter’s chill arrives, it’s time to tend to those little annoyances...

LESLIE: Rosetta in Illinois needs some help with a cabin. What’s going on at your money pit?

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

Ideas & Solutions

Is summer your favorite season? Do you love the warm weather, fresh air and luscious produce that comes with it?...

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the key foundations of health and wellbeing.  If you’ve resolved to take...

What's New

They’ve always been functional.  But for the first time in decades, awnings are regaining popularity as a sources...

You're running late.  Your arms are full.  It will only be a short drive.  Your toddler is whining, and doesn't...

It might be the day you’ve dreamt about or maybe even dreaded: After the kids go off to college or out into the...

Rocking chairs.  Knitting.  Cast-off shoes.  

Porches  don’t exactly have a hip, modern reputation.  But they...

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.