How to Grow Veggies in Winter & More #0116172

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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: Still in the beginning of a new year of home improvement. What’s on your to-do list for the year ahead? Give us a call. Let’s talk about it at Read the full article…

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.

Why You Need a Soil Test, Tips on Apartment Gardening, Advice to Avoid Accidental Poisoning and more

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Find out why a soil test might clue you in to specific care guidelines for your lawn.  Get ideas for gardening when you have very limited outdoor space.  Discover why accidental poisoning is a high risk at home and learn what you can do to prevent it.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, cleaning grout, bathroom renovation, lighting options, tiling a floor, programmable thermostats, deck safety, repair a popcorn ceiling, chimney repair, drafty windows, gardens, kitchen renovation.

Window Box Planters: What To Do With Them Through Winter?

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My name is Leslie, and I’m a window box voyeur.  During walks and bike rides with my kids, I keep a constant eye out for them – and am amazed time and time again by the stunning effect they have on a home’s exterior.  And it’s not just well-manicured window boxes that pack a punch.  Read the full article…

How to Beat the Heat, Skylight Innovations, Container Gardens and More

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As the saying goes, it not the heat, it’s the humidity!  Get tips to reduce moisture inside your home and prevent swollen or stuck windows and doors. Find out the easy way to install skylights to add light and ventilation into your home.  Learn how container gardens can bring a big harvest to your kitchen table, with a minimum of space.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about , Painting a deck, vinyl siding, laminate flooring, removing smoke odors and stains, bed bugs, hiring a contractor, tree root issues, hardwood flooring.