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...

You can remodel your bedroom into a master suite worthy of a five-star resort.  In fact, going from "master...

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...

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

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...

Weekend Warrior, meet the Half-Hour Hero. Here’s a rundown of the best things you can do for your Money Pit in...

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

By Jeb Buffington, Pneumatic Fasteners Merchant, The Home Depot

Nailers are having a major moment right...

by Yuka Kato for Fixr.com

The summer months bring outdoor fun for many families. Unfortunately, they can also...

Feeling a little cramped at home, but not ready to take on an addition? Then look up, down and around, because...

The Safe Bathroom: Remodeling or Retrofitting with Safety in Mind
By Joseph Truini
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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.