How to Make Your Home an Energy Star #1106171

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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 on this chilly November weekend? Are you getting your house ready for the holidays ahead? They’re about to be here. Just a couple Read the full article…

Do I Need a Return Vent For a Whole-House Dehumidifier?

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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. 

Energy Saving Ideas and Tips — Each Less Than $50

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Find out five easy energy saving home improvements that are affordable energy savers. Learn how insulation, sealants and weather-stripping, and water heater blankets can be big energy savers, and how to avoid the hype associated with big-ticket home improvements that offer major energy savings claims.

Solving Paint Problems #0102171

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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: Pick up the phone, give us a call, right now, because we want to hear from you about your home improvement project. What are you working on? What are Read the full article…

Get Ready for the First Fire of the Season #1031161

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Before you light your fireplace for the first time this season, Tom & Leslie deliver tips to make sure your chimney, damper, and firebox are safe – and key advice on how to avoid getting taken when talking to chimney sweeps who too often just sweep money from your pocket!

Easy Ways to Cut Energy Costs #1010161

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As temperatures fall and energy bills rise, Tom and Leslie deliver tips on easy steps you can take to reduce energy use, save money and improve your comfort all winter long, plus get green gardening tips for fall and answers to your calls.
 

Kitchen Updates for Under $1,000 #1010162

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Want to step up your kitchen but don't have the budget for a major makeover? Tom and Leslie deliver five kitchen updates you can do for under a 1,000 bucks, plus answers to your questions.