Avoiding Soggy Yards, Lowering Energy Bills and Making Paint Last

Week of September 14, 2009 - Hour 1

Learn how to stop your yard from turning into a swamp after a heavy rain when Tom and Leslie interview landscape contractor Roger Cook from This Old House landscaping expert. Find out why attic insulation is the cheapest, fastest and easiest way to save energy. And find out why cheaper is NOT better when it comes to paint. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about hardwood flooring, eliminating sewer flies, exterminating ants, painting over leak stains, how to select roofing shingles, choosing a stand-by generator, repairing refrigerators, removing adhesive from a tile floor and eliminating home odors.