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 cleaning out my workshop and have come across several orphaned rechargeable batteries. Are these rechargeable batteries recyclable like...

Q:

I have an air conditioning compressor and condenser on the roof of my townhouse that I want to demolish to prepare for a new heating and cooling...

Q:

I am in the market for a new room air conditioner. Do you have any tips on what I should look for when I purchase my new room air conditioner?

Q:

We're gearing up for a kitchen remodel, and feel pretty confident about every aspect except lighting. What should we be prepared to discuss with a...

Q:

 While getting a home inspection done for a potential purchase, the inspector pointed out a light blue-gray mold throughout the attic roof...

Q:

My roof is 6 years old. I discovered some nasty black staining that I believe is a moss or algae. Can you suggest a product to get rid of this and...

Q:

My tight-squeeze laundry area has turned into a disorganized mess that I dread, and our family laundry volume shows no sign of letting up. Got any...

Q:

My son lives in an apartment complex that houses mostly college students. Since he moved in, he has been sick almost constantly with lung issues...

Q:

 It's about time for me to upgrade my home's heating and cooling HVAC components, and I've been hearing a lot about hybrid HVAC systems. Can they...

Q:

I listen to your show and understand Tom spent many years as a home inspector. We are buying a ten-year-old house in Fishkill, NY. We had the...

Q:

My very small laundry room area has turned into a disorganized mess I dread, and our family laundry volume shows no sign of letting up. Can you...

Q:

I'd really like to add radiant heating to the floors in my home. Is this possible with an existing structure, or is radiant heating technology...

Q:

How should I be storing and maintaining my firewood supply? I heard that storing wood too close to the house can invite termites. 

Q:

Is there an easy, efficient way to remove or even clean my unsightly popcorn ot textured ceiling treatment? It's beginning to look dirty and I'd...

Q:

I went to put on the hot water boiler heat for the first time and got no heat from my gas-powered boiler (I have water baseboard heating). What I...

Q:

When I am showering, sometimes my husband flushes the toilet or runs water elsewhere, and the temperature of the water changes.  Is there any way...

Q:

 I am planning on purchasing an additional refrigerator to put in my garage (I do a great deal of entertaining). I have been told that I cannot do...

Q:

I just bought a house built in 1921 and there are few things I want to change including painted brick.  The previous owners painted the front...

Q:

I need to re-caulk my tub and shower.  What is the best way to remove and replace the caulking around sliding shower doors and a bathtub? Can you...

Q:

We are about to begin remodeling our kitchen and need some advice on flooring. Right now we have 8 x 8 ceramic tile, but it is 19 years old and...