3 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Around Pools

Pool Safety Tips for Kids

About 300 children younger than 5 drown in swimming pools each year. Close and constant parental supervision is the most important way to keep children safe, but parents are all too human. An approach called layers of protection can help save lives by providing several levels of back up as a supplement to parental supervision.

Pinterest-Worthy Patio Decor Ideas

Outdoor Living Patio Furniture

TOM:      Making good homes better. This is The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show. I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE:   I’m Leslie Segrete. TOM:      Well, with Memorial Day almost here it’s a great time to update or redesign your outdoor living area. LESLIE:   That’s right. Hila Roberts is the outdoor patio expert at the Home Depot and Read the full article…

Paver Patio Updates & More #0522171


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 thrilled that you’re joining us today on this beautiful weekend. And if you’ve got a home improvement project that you would like to get done – Read the full article…

Filling Cracks on a Wood Porch or Deck


There are several options for filling cracks in wooden decks and porches – which is crucial to keeping water from penetrating and damaging the wood.  The best solution for your porch is determined by whether or not you plan to paint.  Learn how to decide which solution is best for your home. 

Patio Heaters: Cultivate Comfort In Your Outdoor Experience


Patio heaters come in many different forms, including freestanding patio heaters, mounted table top heaters, commercial patio heaters, propane patio heaters, electric patio heaters, and finally natural gas patio heaters. Learn about patio heaters and how to select the best heater for your home.

Stop Deer From Damaging Your Landscape, How to Install Motion Detector Lights and Tips for Picking the Best Grill


 If your yard’s become an all-you-can-eat buffet for deer and wildlife, Tom & Leslie have some humane ideas for stopping all the chomping.  Plus motion detector lights are easy to install, very affordable and can improve your home’s security, we’ll tell you how to get that project done.  And if you’d like to step up to a new BBQ, we’ve got tips on what to look for to help you get the most bang for your buck. Also get the answer to your question about, beetles, painting trim and doors, roof leaks, repointing bricks, split ductless AC units, backyard drainage, solar power options.