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.
Removing paint from cedar shingles is time-consuming, but doable – learn how. Plus, get tips for maximum adhesion when you repaint so you don't have to tackle this project again anytime soon!
Want to get years of use from your wooden shed, or another wooden outdoor structure? The key is to prep, paint and stain them correctly. Learn how to protect exterior wood for optimal function and appearance.
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, because we want to hear from you about your home improvement project. What are you working on? What are Read the full article…
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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 Happy Holidays to all. Well, I know that you’re probably just running around going nuts this weekend, just trying to get ready for Christmas and for New Year’s Read the full article…
Don’t let chilly weather leave your home looking dark and dreary! Tom and Leslie have DIY tips to help spruce up your front entry by adding rich colors and simple hardware switch-outs for the season ahead, along with your calls.
Ever struggled to find the perfect paint color? Tom & Leslie share tips to help you choose a painting palette to give your space a sophisticated look. Plus, learn how a new smart home device can extend your home's Wi-Fi, and get answers to your calls.
If you’d like to keep the heat in, the cold out, and the energy bills down – stopping drafts is key! Tom and Leslie have tips to help find and stop hidden drafts, plus your calls.
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.