How to Get Rid of Tobacco Smoke Smell and Stop Gagging


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…

Appliance Filters

changing hvac filter

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…

Do I Need a Return Vent For a Whole-House 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. 

Breathe Easy: Tips to Keep Air Clean in Your House #0417172


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…