DIY Tips for Discovering Uncomfortable Drafts – #0918172

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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: And what are you working on this beautiful weekend? If it’s your house, you’re in exactly the right place because, heck, that’s what we do, too. We’re always fixing Read the full article…

Tips to Keep Clear of Ticks – #0717171

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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 summer day? If it’s your house, your home, your castle, hey, well, we’re here to help. But help yourself first by picking Read the full article…

Can I Stain Treated Wood?

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LESLIE: Carol in Texas, you’ve got The Money Pit. How can we help you today? CAROL: We have a new porch that we put on the back of our house. And we used on it a treated lumber and we put a transparent stain on it. Now, we have two other porches on two different Read the full article…

Can I Paint Exterior Wood, or Will it Cause It to Hold Moisture – and Rot?

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Exterior wood that's painted will eventually peel, but staining it can achieve that same painted look – with longer-lasting results.  Learn what steps to take to prep the wood beforehand, including tips on exactly which primer to use. 

How to Replace a Deck Board | Video

Repairing Old Wooden Boards on Deck

How to Replace a Deck Board From harsh sun to hard rain, deck boards can take a beating. They can also rot from damp debris stuck in between them. If you notice rotting deck boards, it’s best to replace them as soon as possible as they can compromise the structural integrity of your entire deck. Read the full article…