Learn why mystery odors can be normal in houses that have been vacant for long periods of time. Get tips on how to use primer to seal in odors in the walls and floor before painting or carpeting.
There are few things more disgusting than having to clean up a house or apartment that been saturated to the core with cigarette or another tobacco smoke smell! If you’ve ever spent time around a smoker, you know the odor lingers – long after they’ve left the room. But for homes or apartments where smokers Read the full article…
Learn how to control dust and reduce the possibility of Infiltration as ventilation air in home during remodeling projects and causing an asthma attack.
TOM: For a cozy winter indoors, why not filter out the allergens build-up and grime that reduce energy efficiency? Hi. I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete with today’s Money Pit Home Improvement Minute. TOM: This time of year, HVAC systems and appliances get a real workout, thanks to more heating, cooking, and entertaining. Read the full article…
A musty odor can be caused by one – or more – factors. Learn various measures you can take toward minimizing moisture and keeping your home ventilated.
Moisture and humidity need to be controlled in a house to avoid problems with mold. Learn how to control humidity with a dehumidifier.
Whole-house dehumidifiers can help keep a basement dry, but they come with drawbacks – and safety hazards. Discover a crucial snag to look for before buying one. Plus, get tips for keeping moisture at bay without a whole-house dehumidifier.
TOM: Coast to coast and floorboards to shingles, this is The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show. I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete. TOM: And Happy Earth Day. Can you believe it’s Earth Day weekend, Leslie? It actually hit on a Saturday and Sunday. LESLIE: Well, it’s – the best time to actually Read the full article…
Learn how to prevent toxic mold from stalking your family. Toxic mold, or black mold, which can lead to sick house syndrome, is a problem for millions of Americans. But by following these simple guidelines, you can avoid exposure to toxic mold and prevent sick house syndrome.
If you suffer from indoor allergies, a central vacuum system could be central to some relief. Central vacuum systems have excellent filtration to prevent dust particles from re-entering the room.