Chimney repair and cleaning tips. Regular chimney repair and cleaning is an important way to prevent a chimney fire or carbon monoxide poisoning.
Pellet heat, used in free-standing pellet stoves and fireplace inserts, is gaining popularity as an approach to renewable home energy. Learn how this affordable green heating method might qualify you for a tax credit by using pellet heat.
According to the New York Times, a recent survey found that spending money on services that save you time is a lot more valuable — happiness-wise — than spending it on material goods. If those results are to be believed, then anything that saves you time is a good investment, which is where this list Read the full article…
Learn what to consider before swapping out your gas fireplace for a wood-burning fireplace. Plus, discover the device that distributes heat more effectively throughout your home.
Power outages can wreak havoc on your home if you don't have a back-up generator. Learn how whole house generators run, what options exist, and Leslie and Tom's own experiences with long power losses during Hurricane Sandy.
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 Happy Holidays, everybody. Hope you’re having a fantastic holiday weekend enjoying the season, enjoying your friends, your family, maybe even enjoying the relatives because they’re not going to Read the full article…
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: Here to help you with your home improvement projects on this holiday weekend at 888-MONEY-PIT, 888-666-3974. If you’re out shopping until you’re dropping and you don’t have time for Read the full article…
Got a household of family and friends to keep entertained? Tom & Leslie have tips to create a home theater on a budget, spruce up your fireplace, mix a natural recipe for clean kitchens, plus your calls.
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!
If you’ve sold your home, closed the deal and handed over the keys, you may think you’re done? Not quite! Find out what you have to do AFTER you sell your home to complete the transaction – especially if you’ve made a few home improvements over the years. Plus, going green at home is a big trend nowadays, but how do you sort the good from the perennially BAD improvements, Tom and Leslie have solutions. And before you start the home fires burning this fall, we’ll have tips on how to make sure your chimney is up for the challenge, along with your calls on, home odors, insulation, painting a front door, faucet replacement, wallpaper removal, leveling a floor, damp crawlspaces.