The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show

The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show

United States

The Money Pit is a nationally syndicated, call-in radio show that helps listeners with their home repair and improvement questions. Hosted by Tom Kraeutler and Leslie Segrete, this show helps you take on home improvement projects from floorboards to shingles every single week. Tom and Leslie entertain, educate and inspire listeners with an encyclopedic knowledge that just plain fun to listen to. With this team you can do-it-yourself, but you really don't have to do-it-alone. The show can be reached live 24/7 at 1-888-MONEYPIT.

Episodes

Decor to Brighten Dreary Days - Episode #1121162  

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.

Make Your Home Winter Ready - Episode #1121161  

Temperatures are dropping that that means it’s time to get your home ready for winter. Tom and Leslie have tips to help make sure you and your home can stand up to the chilly weather ahead.

Tips for Tool Organization - Episode #1114162  

If your workshop space is cluttered, Tom & Leslie have tips for tool organization that can help. Plus, find out how to pick the perfect paint brush for your project, and get answers to your questions.

How-to Seal Garage Floors - Episode #1114161  

Want to protect your garage floor before winter’s snow, Ice and salt set in? Tom & Leslie will show you how with coatings that can beautify and protect the floor, and make it easier to clean. Plus get tips to stop drafts and answers to your calls.

Making Laminate Floors Water Resistant, Adding Lights without an Electrician and Easy Ways to Brighten a Room with Wall Covering  

Laminate flooring is a great, easy to install, flooring option and now, it even water resistant. Tom and Leslie explain the new technology. Plus, easy wireless ways to add lights to dark spaces, and wall coverings that can add interest and color to your décor.

Keep Utility Costs Down, Best Choices for House Plants & How to Keep the Septic Systems Flowing  

Get tips on high-tech solutions to help keep utility costs down. Find out the best way to maintain your home’s septic system a septic tank and get tips to help greenery flourish inside your home all winter long.

Episode #1031162 - Easy Ways to Winterize  

Find out how to winterize your home to avoid high energy bills as well as a frozen mess from broken pipes with tips from Tom & Leslie, plus advice to get your roof ready for snow and ice.

Episode #1031161 - Get Ready for the First Fire of the Season  

Before you light your fireplace for the first time this season, Tom & Leslie deliver tips to make sure your chimney, damper, and firebox are safe - and key advice on how to avoid getting taken when talking to chimney sweeps who too often just sweep money from your pocket!

Episode #1024161 - How to Pick the Right Paint Color  

Ever struggled to find a perfect paint color? Tom & Leslie share tips to help you choose a painting palate 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.

Episode #1024162 - Brilliant Battery Powered Security Lighting  

With holiday travel, now's a perfect time to step up outdoor security lighting. Tom & Leslie share a review on a super-bright light system that can run off batteries for a full year. Plus, get tips on how to build a weed-proof garden path.

Episode #1017162 - Solutions for Allergy Sufferers  

If indoor air still makes you sneeze this winter, Tom and Leslie have tips on how to keep allergens at bay, and hear how a NJ Supreme Court case that may pave the way for consumers across the nation to collect from insurance companies for bad work done by contractors, plus your calls.

Hidden Storage Space Solutions, Instant Hot Water for Morning Showers and how to Stop Faucets from Spreading Germs  

Looking for more storage space to hide the clutter in your home? Learn how hot water recirculation pumps can help – delivering hot water to faucets almost immediately. Learn how hands-free, motion-activated faucets are good for cutting down the spread of germs in your home, plus get answers to your questions about, HWH, stripping wallpaper, gutter replacement, basement moisture, painting outside of house, LED bulbs, cleaning mold, damp basements.

Episode #1010162 - Kitchen Updates for Under $1,000  

Want to step up your kitchen but don't have the budget for a major makeover? Tom and Leslie deliver five kitchen updates you can do for under a 1,000 bucks, plus answers to your questions.

Episode #1010161 - Easy Ways to Cuts Energy Costs  

As temperatures fall and energy bills rise, Tom and Leslie deliver tips on easy steps you can take to reduce energy use, save money and improve your comfort all winter long, plus get green gardening tips for fall and answers to your calls.

Episode #1003162 - Make Drafts Disappear  

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.

Episode #1003161 - Gutter Cleaning Made Easy  

Clean gutters can keep basements dry, sidewalks from turning slippery and foundation walls from cracking. Tom and Leslie have tips on the easiest way keep gutter flowing, and your calls.

Energy Saving Tips for Renters, Lighting for Improved Sleep and Home Improvement Projects for Kids  

Get low-cost energy saving solutions for apartment dwellers. Plus, new research about how the type and color of light can impact your mood and your rest, along with tips on home improvement projects for kids the whole family can get behind, and your calls.

Tax Credit for Home Improvements, Best ROI for Green Upgrades and Fireplace Safety Redo  

Going green at home is a big trend nowadays, but how do you sort the good from the perennially BAD improvements, Tom and Leslie have solutions, plus tips on how to make sure your chimney is up for the winter ahead and your calls.

Easy Vacuum Repairs, High Tech Lighting that Improves Sleep and Avoiding Accidental Poisonings  

If your vacuum isn’t doing the job it should, we’ve got easy troubleshooting tips to help improve its performance. Is bedroom lighting interrupting your body’s circadian rhythm? Find out about new light technology that’s designed to fix that and more. Tips to keep toxic items safe and out of reach of kids, plus answers to your questions about, stain options, drafty doors, ridge vents, cleaning mold, enclose an outdoor porch , pool maintenance, cracked shower floor, soundproofing, paint, exhaust fans.

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

Ways to add real value to your home that stays around until you are ready to sell? Tips on the improvements that deliver the best ROI. Saving energy and “going green” are big goals for homeowners. Find out why a heat pump can do both. 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 seal, mice, vinyl siding, a/c repair, exhaust fans.

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