A Rolling Stone Gathers no Moss, but Roofs Do: #1023171

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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. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete. TOM: What are you working on this beautiful fall weekend? Hey, Halloween is just a week away. Have you been decorating your house? Are all those lights and pumpkins exactly Read the full article…

Energy Saving Tips for Renters, Lighting for Improved Sleep and Home Improvement Projects for Kids

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Just because you live in a rental doesn’t mean you can’t cut energy costs too.  Tom and Leslie have tips on low cost low-cost solutions for apartment dwellers.  Plus, new research about how the type and color of light can impact your mood and your rest, and how one manufacturer is making adjusting that light color possible via an app.  And get tips on home improvement projects for kids the whole family can get behind.  Plus answers to your calls about, damp crawlspaces, cleaning mold, leaky ceiling, squeaky floors, walkway repair.

No Cost to Low Cost ways to Keep Cool, Saving Heat Damaged Lawns and Tips to Stop Mold from Growing in Your Home

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Now that summer is at its hottest, are you scraping for every possible way you can to keep cool and comfortable? Tom & Leslie share a few low-cost to no-cost tips that can do just that. Plus, with the water shortages and generally blistering heat across the nation, get advice on how to avoid having your yard turn into a dead, dry wasteland. Find out the one item that might be inviting toxic mold to grow in your home, and get answers to your questions about choosing lightbulbs, mold on wallpaper, replacing drywall, universal design ideas, grubs in lawn, insulation options, cleaning siding, shade options and toilet repair. 

Home Safety for Kids, Handy Tool for Electrical Repairs and Preventing Injuries in the Yard

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Just because kids may be old enough to stay home alone, they may not be able to handle a home related emergency.  Tom and Leslie have tips to make sure you and your kids are prepared. Plus, find out what tools you need for basic electrical repairs, and learn how to prevent he most common types of injuries in the yard. Get answers to your calls about, cleaning, grilles, stove tops, asbestos, vinyl fence, solar panels, mold from basement walls, repair kitchen shelving, eliminate bees.

How to Size a Room Air Conditioner, Tamper Resistant Outlets and Ways to Go Green with Grilling

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If you’re planning to buy an air conditioner this summer, bigger is not better.  Tom and Leslie deliver tips on how to pick the best one for your home.  Find out how tamper resistant outlets are making electricity safe for both kids and adults, and get eco-friendly grilling options for your July 4th cookout. Plus your calls on, mold, repairing tile flooring, electric issues, gardens, reinforcing a brick wall, foundation cracks, energy water saving tips, dishwasher repairs, deck sealant, a/c flow, textured walls.

Keep Home Furnishings from From Fading in the Sun, Fixing Smelly Water and Tips to Get Your Grill Ready, and more

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Direct sunlight can fade furniture and floors, and raise energy costs.  In this show, Tom & Leslie deliver tips to keep damaging UV rays away.  Plus, find out how to fix smelly water problems, learn how to make your grill safe for a season of BBQ fun, and your calls on, sump pumps, well water, spray foam insulation, clean mold, expand deck, metal roof, deck siding, painting interior room, A/C, repair doors.

How to Cut Pool Heating Costs, How to Build a Pollinator Garden and Tips to Prevent Slippery Sidewalks

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If you are lucky enough to have a built-in pool, you may not feel quite as lucky when you have the pay to pay the bills to heat that pool.  Tom and Leslie have tips on how you can use a FREE energy source to heat your pool and extend the swimming season.  Plus Roger Cook from This Old House stops by with tips on how to build a pollinator garden that’ll attract bees, hummingbirds and butterflies that play a big role in plant reproduction.  Plus your calls about, eliminating ants, moles, clean a concrete driveway, cement basement walls, installing a dishwasher, bathtub refurbishing, replacing AC unit in attic, roof, wood decking boards, tankless hot water heaters, cleaning bathroom mold.