The Money Pit Radio Show
Week of November 30, 2009

Winter yard work is key to lush landscaping in spring. Learn how to trim rose bushes and small flowering trees, and protect and cover shrubs this winter when Tom & Leslie welcome This Old House landscaping expert Roger Cook. Also learn when an extended warranty is really needed and when to pass on that extra cost. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about removing wallpaper, damp basements, fixing cracked tile floors, roof shingles and tankless hot water heaters, insulating basements and crawl spaces, installing siding, saving fireplace tile to reinstall, cleaning up a major oil leak, getting rid of drain flies, replacing doors, cleaning stains off walls.

Find out how energy efficient holiday lighting lets you to have a merry display without the high cost. Also learn why detecting a water leak is important and find out how to choose fixtures that will save water. Tom and Leslie also deliver tips on choosing a backup generator. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about foundation walls, buckling wood floors, painting a deck, insulating an attic, fixing cracks on plaster walls, renovating a bathroom, insulating walls, repairing drywall, and finishing a basement.