The Money Pit Radio Show
Week of June 22, 2009

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy your deck, but it’s hard to do that if you need to walk around the splinters. Tom and Leslie have tips to make decks safe and easy to care for. If you are enjoying a picnic or barbeque on that deck, we’ll also have your picnic stain removal guide to help clean up everything from barbeque sauce to blueberry pie. And, with summer underway, serious summer cooling bills will be rolling in. Learn tips to cut cooling costs. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about fixing leak damaged walls and ceilings, restoring discolored granite, reducing dust in a heating system, removing rust stains from patios, improving attic ventilation, tackling carpenter bees, repairing a flashing leak around a chimney and fixing cracks in a new home.

If decorating is in your home improvement plans, learn a great tip for creating sharp, crisp lines when painting stripes. Learn how to protect your electronics in the event of a power surge. Get the tips on how to cut back on mowing chores this summer, as well as how to pick the best new mower from the experts at John Deere. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about how to extend a backsplash that was cut short, clean up a mold problem, staining a deck, repairing peeling stucco, repairing a fireplace, painting trim and siding, and repairing a damaged wood walkway.