Home Remodeling

In the 20 years I spent as a professional home inspector, the top three problems my home-buying clients were...

Adding garage heating is a task that has become very common for homeowners. Most families rarely use their garage...

Asphalt driveways take a beating from Mother Nature. UV, moisture and freeze-thaw cycles cause cracks, exposing...

Building a fence is a great way to improve your home's curb appeal, home value and stylish definition of your yard...

Repair & Improve

If you’re looking for a natural, non-toxic wood stain, you might want to raid your kitchen. Coffee, tea, vinegar,...

LESLIE: Rosetta in Illinois needs some help with a cabin. What’s going on at your money pit?

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the key foundations of health and wellbeing.  If you’ve resolved to take...

If you live in an older home, you might have a curtain rod conundrum. You may have plaster walls that crumble...

Ideas & Solutions

Converting a garage into a spare room can be a cost effective way to add useable living space to your home, and...

Attic spaces are tough to work in.  Since they are outside the “living space” of your home, finding the right...

Is summer your favorite season? Do you love the warm weather, fresh air and luscious produce that comes with it?...

Drip or micro irrigation makes watering more efficient, saves you time, conserves water and makes sure your plants...

What's New

Though once upon a time the garden was just a place for the kids to play, the dog to have a run around and the...

They’ve always been functional.  But for the first time in decades, awnings are regaining popularity as a sources...

You're running late.  Your arms are full.  It will only be a short drive.  Your toddler is whining, and doesn't...

It might be the day you’ve dreamt about or maybe even dreaded: After the kids go off to college or out into the...

Welcome to the Money Pit website. This site is a comprehensive resource for home improvement, home remodeling and home renovation, including lots of information on kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling. Get advice, info and tips on everything from budgets, supplies and materials, how-to, finding a contractor and more. Remember, you can do-it-yourself… but you don’t have to do it alone.