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: What are you doing on this beautiful, almost summer weekend? If it involves taking care of your house – maybe you’re picking up a paintbrush, maybe you’re thinking about Read the full article…
With all the frenzy of modern life, do you long for the days of past when homeowners sat outside, chatted with neighbors and enjoyed a nice, cold lemonade in a rocker? Well, porches are making a huge comeback, and Tom and Leslie have details. Plus hear about a new trap on the market that fools mosquitoes into thinking it's human, and get tips on how to make your window air conditioner work much more efficiently to keep you cool and comfortable through those hot days. All this and answers to your calls about eliminating flies, cleaning tile floors, humidity, leaky basement, roofs, smoke odors, appliance maintenance, insulating an attic.
Want to take back your yard from mosquitoes, but don’t want toxic chemicals around you and your family? Terminix AllClear Mosquito Bait & Kill is a totally new, non-toxic approach that kills backyard mosquitoes and prevents them from biting, breeding and potentially spreading diseases for up to 4 weeks.
Forget harsh chemicals! Use natural household items to get rid of small bugs in your home.
Severe storms can happen at anytime and any where. Keep an emergency kit ready at all times, in your car, at home and at work to be ready for any scenario. Turn a boring, flat, white ceiling into an area of interest and detail with ceiling medallions. Discover how to install yourself. Plus get advice on how to protect patio pavers with the right sealant to keep them looking new for their entire lifespan. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, water pressure, paint removal from hardwood flooring, leaking skylights, basement drainage, eliminating bugs, A/C odors, crawlspace floors, toilet repair, cleaning windows, painting a fireplace, exhaust in bathroom.
If you’ve fired up the grill for the last time, you may be ready to say goodbye for a while. Before you store your grill away for the winter, make sure you are ready to use it again come spring. Learn how to clean and prep it for storage. If you have a fear of spiders, we’ve got just the product to help prevent and get rid of them for good. Plus when planning your new kitchen’s design, you don’t have to use the same layout. Learn how to think outside your boxy kitchen. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, garage roof leaks, weatherstripping, toilet repair, hiring a decorator, foundation cracks, stucco, aligning interior doors, split siding, concrete oil stains, repairing plaster walls, fiberglass door installation.
If you’re in the market for a new home, should you buy a new house first? Or sell your current one? Tom and Leslie help you figure it out. Find out how to clean and prevent mold to keep it from coming back without bleach. Learn what steps you need to take to prepare for hurricane season, especially when it comes to storing food in a power outage. Get answers to your home improvement questions about, replacement windows, shower upgrade, squeaky door repairs, leaking water heaters, garden design, garage floor repairs, deck cleaning, fly problems, cleaning mold.
Learn about a new generation of attic insulation that is soft to the touch, eco-friendly and easy to install. Get info about a new app that will turn allow your garage door opener to be remotely controlled from anywhere in the world! Find out about the recovery going on at Hurricane Sandy ravaged Jersey Shore. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, electrical sockets, repairs on pool stairs, concrete driveway, plaster walls, replace mouldings, eliminate spiders, refinishing hardwood floors, clay roofs
As back-to-school season arrives, there are still plenty of pesky insects around to bug your family. Find out how to identify and prevent bed bugs, mosquitoes and ticks.