Have a Question?

Get answers from Tom, Leslie and the entire Money Pit community!

Ask a Question

Latest Questions

Ask a Question
Q:

they were godd once why not now?

Q:

What is the best way to insulate a one-and-a-half story home? Our house was built in 1952 and has no soffit vents but does have attic vents. I did...

Q:

We are thinking about buying a Victorian house that has lots of deferred maintenence and problems.  All the windows need to be replaced and...

Q:

What is the best way to insulate the floor of an attic if the house does not have soffit vents - or any soffits at all?  There is a ridge vent and...

Q:
Answers
0 expert, 0 community

My neighbors houses roofs all look flat. I can see where the rafters are under my shingles. This is new construction. I think something is not...

Q:
Answers
1 expert, 0 community

I own a few older rental homes with wall paneling in their interiors. My tenants constantly ask if they can paint the paneling to brighten up the...

Q:

I purchased online a 3/8" glass frameless swing door with panel for my fiberglass shower insert.  I am struggling with hanging the door. I put the...

Q:

I have a question about our patio pavers.  We bought and installed some beautiful brick pavers.  We used a polymer sand between the bricks.  We...

Q:

My basement floods every spring and during heavy rains. I read your tip on sloping soil away from the house to deter water from collecting and...

Q:

I have an older brick with about a 1 inch air gap between the brick and the plaster inside the walls. This is not brick over stud, but solid...

Q:

Hey guys, I'm having two decks built onto the back of my bi-level home, one on top of the other.  The contractor is using premium yellow pine that...

Q:

Hello.  I need advice on how to clean and protect/or refinish my beadboard-type wooden front porch ceiling to closely match as much as possible...

Q:

I have stone beds on 3 sides of the house.  They are 2'-3' wide.  The metal edging is extruded aluminum strips 4" wide x 15' long secured by 10"...

Q:

I am needing to replace my power vent water heater, and today my neighbor told me that I can use the vent fan off my current power vent and put it...

Q:

I have potted plants on a concrete floor in my lanai. The pots have left bad stains that I'd like to remove. They've been there for several years...

Q:

I have ice dams on my roof in winter. I was told to insulate under roof. is this true? if so can I use foam boards, fiber glass, reflectix or some...

Q:

My house was built in 1900.  The porch deck and the portion of the house above it are supported by a column of bricks.  My problem is, the cement...

Q:
Answers
0 expert, 0 community

Hi Tom and Leslie, 

I love your podcast and look forward to hearing both hours every week. I have learned so much from your advise! 

Here's my...

Q:
Answers
0 expert, 0 community

We have replaced all of our manufacturer defective pex pipes once with a different brand. The replacement pipes are now leaking and we dont know...

Q:

I have high quality 8mm laminate floor throughout my living room and kitchen.  I've installed it twice, yet it won't stay locked.  I had it...