Cool Tips for a Hot Summer – #0710172

Boy with his dad cooling in front of fan.

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: Look around your home, look around your yard. What home improvement project do you want to get done? Then pick up the phone and call us at 888-MONEY-PIT because Read the full article…

Energy Saving Tips for Renters, Lighting for Improved Sleep and Home Improvement Projects for Kids


Just because you live in a rental doesn’t mean you can’t cut energy costs too.  Tom and Leslie have tips on low cost low-cost solutions for apartment dwellers.  Plus, new research about how the type and color of light can impact your mood and your rest, and how one manufacturer is making adjusting that light color possible via an app.  And get tips on home improvement projects for kids the whole family can get behind.  Plus answers to your calls about, damp crawlspaces, cleaning mold, leaky ceiling, squeaky floors, walkway repair.

Tips for Painting Ceramic Tile, Apps that Help in Disasters and Tips to Keep Mold Away


Have you ever tried to paint a surface that just didn’t seem to want to be painted, like ceramic tile or a countertop, for example?  Tom and Leslie have a review on a finish that handles those surfaces and more.  Plus, when a disaster strikes, there is often mass confusion.  Hear how FEMA is solving this with a handy new app that has everything you need to know in one place.  And if you are about to close a vacation home, boat, or RV – there’s a good chance you may find mold when you open it next spring.  We’ve got tips to stop that from happening and answers to your calls about, eliminating bugs, HVAC options, basement cracks, gutters, wood floor products, dehumidifiers, slow drains, concrete patios.