Live from This Old House Generation NEXT House, Part 2, #0205182

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TOM: Coast to coast and floorboards to shingles, this is The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show. I’m Tom Kraeutler. And we are here in Newton, Massachusetts today, broadcasting with our friends from This Old House because they’ve invited us to be a part of the final production day of this project as they complete Read the full article…

Live from This Old House Generation NEXT House, Part 1 #0205181

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TOM: Coast to coast and floorboards to shingles, this is The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show. I’m Tom Kraeutler and we make good homes better. On the road today for a very exciting show because we’re coming to you from Newton, Massachusetts, the site of the latest project for this, the 39th season of Read the full article…

Wood Framing Vs. ICF: Cost vs. Long Term Value

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LESLIE: Now we’re going out to the great north in Alaska where Tim has a home construction question about using wood framing vs. ICF. What can we do for you? TIM: So I’m looking to do some construction on a new residence and the additional housing is generally 2×6 or 2×8 construction. And certainly, they’ve Read the full article…

Grace Ice & Water Shield Roof Underlayment Prevents Costly Leaks

In the United States and beyond, extreme weather is the new normal. Every home must be constructed to withstand everything that Mother Nature brings. Grace Ice & Water Shield is a self-adhered roofing underlayment designed to protect your home from wind-driven rain and ice dams, preventing damage and costly repairs.

Wet Basement Blues? Easy Way to Fix a Wet Basement

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My basement just flooded in the latest storm.  I can’t figure out the source of the leak and now have wet, moldy carpet.  I need to dry it out and figure out how to get the moldy smell out of the house.  Any suggestions to fix a wet basement? Darcy D., Chicago, IL OK, first Read the full article…

Home Improvement Health Safety for Pets

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Tips on how to keep pets safe during home improvement projects. Be careful of the following home improvement project items that can be dangerous to the health safety of your pets. Keep all medications, ant killer locked, and know which landscaping trees and plants and household plants are toxic to your pets.

How to Build a Wine Rack | Video

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How to Build a Wine Rack A wooden wine rack is a great way to store wine while artfully displaying your favorite bottles. Building one is a great beginner’s level project that’s quick and inexpensive. The wine rack featured in this project can be customized by increasing its size or stacking multiple units on top Read the full article…