The Money Pit Radio Show
Week of August 24, 2009

Painting a room is the easiest way to make a big transformation on a small budget. But if trying to decide on a color gives you hives, Tom and Leslie have simple tricks to make it easy. Learn to fix pesky doors that won’t stay open or closed when they’re supposed from Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor of This Old House. Hear about an easy way to add crown molding to a room and learn how to prevent dryer fires. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about stopping weeds from growing between paver bricks, fixing a clogged sink, replacing stucco siding, restoring a gas light, adding a zone to a central air conditioning system, removing paint from fireplace brick, painting exterior composite siding, removing wood paneling, refinishing hardwood floors and toilet repair.

Landscaping is one of the most cost effective ways to create curb appeal. Tom and Leslie get tips from Michael Glassman of Discovery Channels Garden Police. And if you think double or triple glazed only refers to donuts, you’ll be pleased to learn how the difference can mean cash in your pockets when it comes to choosing new windows.  Find out how to create a more functional bathroom space with a mini makeover that delivers maximum results. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about cleaning hardwood floors, fixing a leaking basement, cleaning out gutters, installing new siding, installing ceramic tile, repairing a cracked plumbing vent pipe, repairing loose stucco, cleaning paneling, removing glue from carpet and fixing a hard water problem.