Fun Projects for Leftover Paint #0731172

paint colors

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: Pick up the phone, give us a call right now. We would love to talk about your home improvement or décor project. The number is 888-MONEY-PIT or you can Read the full article…

10 Fun Ways to Use Leftover Paint

paint cans

If you’re sitting on a stash of leftover latex paint, you have a gold mine when it comes to home decorating. With a little imagination and creative flair, you can use paint leftovers to give your home extra appeal, and have lots of fun in the process.  Here are 10 great ideas to kick your Read the full article…

Can I Paint Exterior Wood, or Will it Cause It to Hold Moisture – and Rot?

Applying protective varnish on a patio wooden floor

Exterior wood that's painted will eventually peel, but staining it can achieve that same painted look – with longer-lasting results.  Learn what steps to take to prep the wood beforehand, including tips on exactly which primer to use. 

Prepping to Paint Your Cabinets

new kitchen cabinets

LESLIE: Brian in Massachusetts, you’ve got The Money Pit. How can we help you today? BRIAN: Hi, I have some honey-oak kitchen cabinets that I’m interested in painting white. And I was wondering if there’s any certain sort of preparation that I need to do. And is there some sort of primer coat that will Read the full article…

Best Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Check out our guide to the best Father's Day gifts for the home improvement-loving Dad in your life! Whatever his DIY comfort level, we’ve got a great selection of time-saving tools, money-saving tech, and more. Click through to find something that will be sure to bring a smile to Dad’s face this year.