Tom Kraeutler is a former professional home inspector who founded "The Money Pit" 12 years ago, which has grown to become the largest home improvement radio program in America. He is the Home Improvement Editor for AOL as well as a regular how-to guru on cable and network television. Tom lives in New Jersey.
Leslie Segrete stars in the TLC and Discovery Channel hits, Trading Spaces and While You Were Out, and is also the lead designer for We Network's The Ugliest House on the Block, as well as an editor at large of Country Home Magazine. Leslie lives in New York.
Together they host "The Money Pit," a syndicated home improvement call-in radio program that airs every weekend all over North America on more than 260 stations as well as on Sirius XM Satellite Radio.
Tom and Leslie give homeowners like you real information on how to get things done the right way by alerting you to what you need to know before you start a project! Now, My Home, My Money Pit, their first comprehensive book, is rapidly becoming the new standard reference for homeowners everywhere.
Room by room, Tom and Leslie share their extensive experience with home improvements, decorating, and remodeling in kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, family spaces, basements, and laundry rooms. They tell you secrets about lowering your energy bills. They've got great ideas about curb appeal and making exterior maintenance easier. And they give the best counsel anywhere on home safety and security, insurance, and preparing your home for sale.
Before you start your next project, get advice from Tom and Leslie. Start at the end and dream about what you really want. Assess how much of the job you can do yourself. Set a budget