Easy Tips for Tackling Summer Clutter – #0717172

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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: Hey, what are you doing this weekend? Are you working on your house? If so, you’re in exactly the right place because we’re here to help. We’re your team. Read the full article…

Cool Tips for a Hot Summer – #0710172

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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: Look around your home, look around your yard. What home improvement project do you want to get done? Then pick up the phone and call us at 888-MONEY-PIT because Read the full article…

Most Valuable Home Improvements, Heat Pumps that Save Energy and Water Saving Tips for Bathrooms

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Are you looking for ways to add real value to your home that stays around until you are ready to sell?  Tom and Leslie have tips on the improvements that deliver the best ROI. Plus, saving energy and “going green” are big goals for homeowners. Find out why a heat pump can do both. And, learn an easy way to save hundreds on your water bill…just by switching out one common bathroom fixture.  Plus answers to your calls about, roof leaks, heating options, failed window seal, mice, vinyl siding, a/c repair, exhaust fans.

No Cost to Low Cost ways to Keep Cool, Saving Heat Damaged Lawns and Tips to Stop Mold from Growing in Your Home

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Now that summer is at its hottest, are you scraping for every possible way you can to keep cool and comfortable? Tom & Leslie share a few low-cost to no-cost tips that can do just that. Plus, with the water shortages and generally blistering heat across the nation, get advice on how to avoid having your yard turn into a dead, dry wasteland. Find out the one item that might be inviting toxic mold to grow in your home, and get answers to your questions about choosing lightbulbs, mold on wallpaper, replacing drywall, universal design ideas, grubs in lawn, insulation options, cleaning siding, shade options and toilet repair. 

Drought Resistant Lawns, Quietest A/C in America, Tips for Basement Remodeling and more

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Tired of paying high water bills for watering your lawn?  Get tips on how to find and install drought resistant grass.  Plus, find out about a new air conditioner that is breaking new ground by being the quietest in America, as well as energy efficient. Get tips on how to select flooring for damp spaces like basements, plus your calls on, carpenter bees, bald spots lawn, painting columns, water pressure, level a house, roof leaks, clean tile floors, light bulbs, mold on decks, clean siding, roof replacement.

Dress Up a Boring Garage Door, Install a Pet Door to Make Life Easier and Tips to Remove Mold and Mildew From Your Home

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Are your garage doors just sort of plain and boring? Get tips on how to dress up your overhead door to add value and style. Do you love your dog but not so much having to get up in the middle of the night to let him out?  Pet doors let Fido come and go as he pleases, without letting unwanted wildlife in. Plus, spring rains brought beautiful flowers — but also let mildew, moss and algae flourish on your home's exterior. Find out the easy way to get rid of it.

Stain Tips for Decks and Fences, The Buzz on Backyard Bee Hives and Tips for Screening Porches and Patios

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This is a great time of year to give wood decks, trim or fencing a spruce up.  Tom and Leslie have tips on how to pick the perfect stain to spruce up surfaces for the season.  Plus, find out how to build your own backyard bee hives and get tips on adding screening to porch and patios, along with your calls about, generators, garage door installation, deck staining, nob & tube wiring, tree removal, sod, water heaters, paint siding, refrigerator odors, textured walls, siding issues.