Easy End of Summer Projects to Avoid Winter Woes – #0828172

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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: Wishing you a wonderful Labor Day weekend. Are you working on home improvement projects? Well, you’re not supposed to be. This is the weekend of rest. We’re going to Read the full article…

Cool Tips for a Hot Summer – #0814172

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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 we are here to help you with your décor and home improvement projects. Help yourself first: post your question to The Money Pit’s Community page at MoneyPit.com or Read the full article…

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…

3 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Around Pools

Pool Safety Tips for Kids

About 300 children younger than 5 drown in swimming pools each year. Close and constant parental supervision is the most important way to keep children safe, but parents are all too human. An approach called layers of protection can help save lives by providing several levels of back up as a supplement to parental supervision.

Low-Cost to No-Cost Tips to Stay Cool in Summer

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Get tips to stay cool in summer by lowering the temperature and improving your comfort inside your house. Here are seven tips to help you stay cool in the summer without spending a lot of money.

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. 

Avoiding Summer Storm Damage, Using Reclaimed Wood for Projects and Building Solid Deck Footings

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Severe summer storms can strike at any moment, no matter where you are.  Tom & Leslie have tips to help you make sure you’re ready.  Plus, using recycled or “reclaimed” wood for projects is a great idea.  We’ll tell you the best places to find it, and get tips for building solid deck footings. Plus your answers to, refurbishing countertops, painting wallpapered walls, paneling, staining cabinets, ceiling cracks, leaky faucets, eliminating ants, renovate a bathroom, water heaters, cleaning a linoleum floor.

How to Host a Garage Sale, Tips to Build the Perfect Patio, and How to Silence Noisy Air Conditioners

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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.