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...

Summary: Learn how to successfully construct a solid concrete footing for your deck or other permanent...

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

Repair & Improve

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

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

LESLIE: Howie in Florida is calling with the number one topic we receive here at The Money Pit – flooring. What can...

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

Ideas & Solutions

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...

Protecting your home from power failures has become a necessity today. Utility companies can no longer be counted...

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

What's New

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...

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...

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.