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,...

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

Creating the...

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

Most appliances have an average life span of anywhere from 10 to 20 years. Unless you are “fortunate” enough to...

Ideas & Solutions

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

Gutter guards are products that address the very reason this season is called "fall." Besides tumbling...

What's New

Spring is the time to lay the foundation for a beautiful lawn and garden throughout the warmer months. Putting...

Enter to win the Be a Weekend Warrior with Tom Kraeutler Giveaway!  First place prize is an Arrow Fasteners prize...

As warm weather replaces winter's chill, it's time to prepare your home for spring with improvements that add...

Discover the seven outdoor living trends that will rule American backyards this summer.

Blushing tulips brighten...

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.