Have a Question?

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

Ask a Question

Latest Questions

Ask a Question
Q:

I'm a brand new homeowner, and we're fixing up the place a bit before moving in next week.  

We decided to pull up the carpet in three of the...

Q:

My hot water valve under the kitchen sink has been leaking, and now the laminate floor is buckling a little and it is squishy.  How should we...

Q:
Answers
0 expert, 0 community

I have an old 1916 house and the unfinished basement continues to leak after many attempts to stop it.  I added new gutters all around the house,...

Q:

I recently offset and reconstructed a retaining wall against my house, which exposed more of the basement's exterior cinder block wall.   This...

Q:

I have a brick three-bedroom rancher built in 1974. We blew insulation into the attic when we moved in, and last year installed brand new windows...

Q:

The tile outside of my home is dirty and stained.  How do I clean it?

Q:

I'm having my covered patio converted into a sunroom, and was advised to have this area insulated.  I contacted an insulation company who told me...

Q:

My chimney leaks badly during heavy rain.  I've been unable to find a person who can tell me how to fix it.  

Since I have unvented gas logs, I...

Q:

What product's best for cleaning copper?  Are there any natural, chemical-free ways to get the job done? 

Q:

I'd like to update and refresh my kitchen.  My cabinets are in good shape, but the doors don't match on three of them.  They're standard sizes....

Q:

Hello,

I have a relatively new home (2007) with a full basement, partially under a sloping front to back yard grade. My problem is the back fill...

Q:

My home is brick, and every time it rains I end up with standing water under the house. Originally I thought it may have been coming in the vents...

Q:

I live in Arizona and purchased my home 2 years ago.  I had a home inspection done, but now it appears that the 17-year old house has severe...

Q:
Answers
1 expert, 0 community

I live in a town on top of a hill in south central Pennsylvania - just outside a town famous for a flood.  My backyard has so much water in it...

Q:
Answers
0 expert, 0 community

My basement only gets wet when ground is frozen during late winter.  Of course everyone is trying to sell me a french drain any other...

Q:

Sun beats hot in summers.

And...It definitely is not the summer of 69. You are not Bryan Adams. You stay cool.
Do you? Is your home a restless...

Q:
Answers
0 expert, 0 community

Where can I go to get info on pressure washers to find out what psi I should purchase for cleaning patios and decks? I tried to find out if they...

Q:

I own a mobile home and in the kitchen and the bathroom the sheetrock is covered with wallpaper it is white with fofers on it it .

The wall paper...

Q:

Hello. I am new to the community and would like some input. I am purchasing a house in New Jersey that was built in 1911. This will be my first...