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…
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…
Discover the wide variety of deck drainage systems on the market, all of which install under joists to keep your outdoor space free of rain and moisture.
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 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.
How-to’s on warming up outdoor spaces.
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.
Summer is the season for lots of outdoor activities including holding a garage sale! Tom and Leslie have tips to clear clutter and maybe make a few bucks. Plus, patio projects are also popular now. Roger Cook from This Old House stops by with tips to help build your own. Plus, answers to your questions about, electrical systems, patio cracks, staining concrete, squeaky wood floors, cleaning cabinets, roof stains, cracking grout, wood burning stoves, ceiling tile removal, molding repair, and choosing paint colors.
When you look at the outside of your home, does the garage door rank as the most boring surface you see? Tom and Leslie have tips to step up the style. Plus projects like setting a post, building a patio or repair a step all involve concrete – you’ll learn what kind is best. And If mold is a problem at your money pit, get bleach-free ways to make it go away, plus your calls about, radon, air quality, removing carpeting, roof leaks, dog dander, screened in porches, retaining walls, wood floor gaps, foundation finishes, attic insulation, slow running drains.
The perfect patio will complete your yard, but the right choice of surface is key. But while most patios are made of concrete, stepping up to stone can really add a timeless look. Roger Cook from This Old House explains.