Home Repairs Tips to prevent common home repairs based on the age of your house, furnaces, cabinet hardware and how to take steps to avoid having small home repairs from turning into big home repairs.
Top tips to select the best way to prevent clogged gutters with gutter guards. Here is a comprehensive list of gutter guard products that claim to prevent clogged gutters and whether the cost is worth it.
Does Leaf Filter work? In the Leaf Filter review, find out why expert home improvement radio host Tom Kraeutler says perhaps — but that he'll never recomend it due to hard sell sales tactics used by the company.
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: Well, we are officially almost at the dog days of summer. So if you are suffering from the heat, if the A/C maybe is not doing too well, if Read the full article…
LESLIE: Kevin in Missouri, you’ve got a roofing question. How can we help you today? KEVIN: My fiancée and I just bought our first house. TOM: Congratulations. KEVIN: Oh, thank you so much. And when I’m standing in the garage, I can – and I’m looking outside, all the way along the roof, above the Read the full article…
Underground homes are uncommon, but they exist. Replacing their roofs – roofs often covered in grass! – requires a unique approach to hiring contractors.
LESLIE: Ruth in New York is on the line and needs some help with a leaky roof. What’s going on? RUTH: I have a three-family house that was built in 1974. It’s a flat roof and the pitch is forward. It has two scupper boxes and there seems to be – the water seems to Read the full article…
Find out what to consider before adding a garage, and how the need for a new roof should factor into decision-making.
When an addition roof is not properly attached to the original building, leaks happen. Find out how to add flashing to repair the bad installation.
Finding the source of a leaf goes from tricky to trickier when air conditioners and other units provide countless opportunities for water to get inside. Learn a simple way to deduce the source of a roof leak, as well as advice on what to do once it's found.