Home Remodeling

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...

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

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

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...

Appliance service contracts, also known as extended warranties, are popular add-ons for major appliance purchases...

Ideas & Solutions

As the weather warms and you venture outside to enjoy the sunshine, termites are doing the same. They’ve spent the...

For more warmth and healthier indoor air, ’tis the season to change your furnace filter. It may seem like a minor ...

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

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

What's New

When it comes time to replace your windows, how can you be confident you’re choosing the right contractor for the...

Planning home improvement projects are always fun. From a designer bath with plush fittings to a luxurious outdoor...

Spring is here, and that means homeowners across the country are going to start picking up their shovels for a...

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.