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...

Fall home maintenance projects are all about protecting your home and preserving safety and comfort indoors, which...

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

Repair & Improve

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

LESLIE: Sue in Utah needs some help in the kitchen. What can we do for you?

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

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

HOWARD: Yeah,...

Ideas & Solutions

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

If you're shopping for new or replacement windows for your home, chances are you’ve come across a few different...

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

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

What's New

Rocking chairs.  Knitting.  Cast-off shoes.  

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

Having a home is not just about the walls and the spaces created out of brick and mortar. It is your personal and...

At some point, every parent faces the decision of determining whether or not a child is able to stay home...

An increasing number of people are waking up to the prospects of beautifying their home interior with art. Whether...

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.