Wet basements are a problem all across the United States, in every climate, and in every type of home.  The secret to keeping your basement dry is keeping the moisture down along your home’s foundation.  First of all, you want to make sure that your home has gutters. Then you need to make sure...

Tuesday night started out as a quiet evening here at Money Pit’s home base.  That was, however, until shortly before 8pm when just about every electronic device I own started firing off messages faster than leaves can fill a gutter.

The news was big: The Money Pit RADIO SHOW was just used as an...

This week we officially welcome in autumn, the greatest time of year to tackle a host of home improvement projects in all areas of the country.  With cooler temperatures and low humidity, it is absolutely enjoyable to tackle projects out of doors. 

Painting and staining projects for both the...

Every home improver has a favorite go-to tool, one that’s reliable, handy and always there when you need it. For me, that tool has been a staple gun, because you can do so many things with it, from installing insulation to upholstering headboards. However, the whole system falls apart if you...

In the last month, three things have been in the news: water, water and more water. We’re being flooded here too with problems and questions about leaks, mostly below grade. This is a question that most people think has an expensive answer because they perceive it as an expensive problem. In...

Summer is over and the fall season is soon to be here. I look at this time of year as the start of the busy season for family and home. It is also a time to begin new projects at work. The Money Pit is so thrilled to be partnering with the Arrow Fastener Company during this exciting time of year...