Home Remodeling

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

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...

Choosing historical paint colors can be a trip back in time to discover what the colors of the past actually...

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?

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

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

Ideas & Solutions

Bathroom remodeling is often high on homeowners' wish lists, with better storage, a more functional floor plan and...

For home sellers, home inspections can be like a scene from a reality television show. Strangers arrive at your...

What's New

If you upgraded your home to improve energy efficiency or make use of renewable energy in 2014, you could be...

Call it not-so-alternative energy. What were once considered way-off-grid energy options are now available in most...

These apps can help homeowners envision their ideal color palettes before applying paint to walls.

Creating the...

When you think of energy efficiency, you might picture a top-of-the-line dishwasher or refrigerator. But...

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.