The Money Pit Radio Show
Week of April 20, 2009

Learn to keep your lawn and garden healthy without harming the environment, including a way to keep bugs away without the use of harsh pesticides. Find out why there has never been a better time to replace old, leaky windows. Federal tax credits make this project timely and affordable.  Get tips to keep your family safe from scalding accidents at home when we welcome an expert from the Home Safety Council. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about mold in the attic, replacing a fireplace mantle, fixing crumbling bricks, removing wallpaper, painting, cleaning and maintaining a wood deck, how to install tile, removing tar and what to do about potentially dangerous asbestos shingles.

Learn to stop losing electricity due to “energy vampires,” those electronics that use power when they are OFF. Plus, the weather still might be a bit cool but now is the perfect time to give your cooling system a checkup. Tom and Leslie tell you what to look for.  Learn how to give your kitchen exhaust fan a “bath” to keep it clean and working properly. And get answers to your home improvement questions about wood floors, removing wallpaper, removing popcorn ceilings, repairing concrete, fixing a well pump that won’t shut off, repairing loose tile floors, getting rid of raccoons and squirrels in an attic, replacing a roof, dealing with roots that are raising a sidewalk and how to install a radiant barrier under a roof.