Best Cure for Cracked and Leaking Walls

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LESLIE: Brian in Tennessee is on the line with an issue about a cure for cracked and leaking walls. Tell us what’s going on. BRIAN: Bought a house out here in Kingsport, Tennessee. It’s been about six, seven months since we bought it but the house dates back to 60s. Got some foundation issues with Read the full article…

Best Way to Build a Flower Bed

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LESLIE: Now I’ve got Michelle with a question about how to build a flower bed. What can we do for you today? MICHELLE: I had this huge flower bed right by my house and it’s about as big as a one-car garage. Anyway, I know that it’s to be sloped away from the house but Read the full article…

Is Brick Crack Foundation Problem?

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LESLIE: Judith in Arkansas is on the line and needs some help with a brick crack. What’s going on? JUDITH: Well, we’ve got a little crack and it’s going up the wall. And we don’t know exactly what’s going on. We’d like to just repair it and not re-brick the whole side of the house. Read the full article…

What to Do When You Have Water Penetrating Walls

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LESLIE: Steve in Maryland is on the line with a question about water penetrating walls. How can we help you? STEVE: My neighbor had a house built within the last year. She had solid-concrete foundation put in with her crawlspace. And I’ve got cinder-block walls on my foundation. And I’ve had a lot of – Read the full article…

Waterproofing Your Home Simple with the Right Steps

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LESLIE: Kelly in Illinois is on the line with an issue of waterproofing your home. Tell us what’s going on. KELLY: It’s very complicated. I’ll try to keep this as simple as I can but we, having had our house for 22 years, suddenly water was coming in through one of the basement window wells. Read the full article…

What to Do When You Get Moisture Through Basement Walls

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LESLIE: Thomas in Michigan is on the line and has a question about moisture through basement walls. What is going on? THOMAS: Well, I’ve had my – I have poured walls in the basement. And I had it recently – I had spray foam through – on the sill plates in the exterior – in Read the full article…

Easy Curtain Drain Solution to Prevent Flooding in Crawlspace

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LESLIE: Ireda (sp) in Oregon with flooding in crawlspace, you’ve got The Money Pit. How can we help you today? IREDA (sp): I have a house and it’s located on a slope, so my backyard’s actually sloping towards my dining room. TOM: OK. IREDA (sp): And recently, we had a big storm and I noticed that Read the full article…

Get Set for Fall Vegetable Gardens #0821171

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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 we are here for you. What are you working on around your hose, your yard, your condo, your apartment? Whatever is going on your to-do list, give us Read the full article…