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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

If your washer or dryer is ten or more years old, now’s probably a good time to consider replacing it. Not only...

What's New

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

Ah, the laundry room…where women sort and men make pink underwear! Or at least that’s the way it’s typically been...

Accommodate extra-large ironing projects with a custom ironing pad to fit a handy countertop or table. Visit your...

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.