The Money Pit Radio Show
Week of August 10, 2009

If you’re looking to expand the living space in your house, should you consider converting your garage? Tom and Leslie have the pros and cons of this project. Also get tips on painting kitchen cabinets when This Old House host Kevin O’Connor stops by for a visit. And, learn a listeners trick to create home made kitchen countertops to look great and are easy to build. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about fixing a must smell in the bathroom, leaking skylights, repairing a crumbling foundation, deciding between a gas or electric water heater, how to water-proof a deck, installing gutters, installing a hot water heater outside of your house, wood floors that squeak, and getting tax credits for a radiant barrier.

Nothing says “Welcome Home” better than a beautiful fiberglass entry door. Learn about a new refinishing product that can help you give your fiberglass door a facelift. Also, learn simple storage solutions for your basement and a cool way to dress up your fireplace in the off-season. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about staining a wood floor, painting wood lattice, fixing a sump pump, repairing a flooded crawlspace, the efficiency of two-zone air conditioning systems, installing radiant barriers in an attic, removing concrete splatter, refinishing a laminate countertop, and solving problems with concrete slab floors.