DIY Day, Fun Projects & More #0327171


DIY Day, Fun Projects & More #0327171 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: Standing by to take your calls, your questions about your home improvement project. So help yourself first: pick up the phone and Read the full article…

Avoid Roof Repair Scams: 3 Things to Look Out For


Beware of the roof repair scams. High-pressure, high-panic pitches that evolve from unsolicited calls or scheduled visits by service people all have the same target: your wallet. In particular, watch out for the following these common rooftop rip-off scams: Roofing replacement, Chimney sweep and gutter repair.

Energy Saving Ideas and Tips — Each Less Than $50


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.

Preventing Burglars from Ruining Your Vacation, Home Inspection Tips for Buyers and Sellers and Easy A/C Install Tips to Keep Cool in Summer


Summer vacation season is often a bonanza for burglars.  Tom and Leslie share simple and low-cost steps you can take right how to keep your home safe.  Plus if you are planning to buy or sell a home, you do not want to do that without getting a professional home inspector.  The President of the American Society of Home Inspectors stops by with tips.  And find out how to safely install a room air conditioner, plus your calls about, repairing hardwood floors, air flow, contractor problems, painting a front door, repairing a linoleum floor, window replacement, mold on patio, attic insulation, stair repair, drainage issues.

Insuring Your Contractor, Designer Deck Ideas, Ventilation for New Homes and more


If you’re hiring a contractor for a home improvement project this spring, make sure you’re covered in case of injury at your house.  Get ideas for a luxury deck makeover to increase space and value for less money than a home addition.  Learn why new homes need to properly ventilated to allow air circulation.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, laminate, tile and wood floor installation, septic systems, decorating ideas for paneled walls, electrical systems, safe venting, plaster wall repair, mold removal, beams.