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The Money Pit’s Calls & Answers

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For over a decade, expert hosts Tom Kraeutler and Leslie Segrete have fielded every home improvement, home decor, or home repair question imaginable. Your Calls, Our Answers features the best calls from their nationally syndicated home improvement radio show The Money Pit.

For over a decade, expert hosts Tom Kraeutler and Leslie Segrete have fielded every home improvement, home decor, or home repair question imaginable. Your Calls, Our Answers features the best calls from their nationally syndicated home improvement radio show The Money Pit.

Location:

United States

Description:

For over a decade, expert hosts Tom Kraeutler and Leslie Segrete have fielded every home improvement, home decor, or home repair question imaginable. Your Calls, Our Answers features the best calls from their nationally syndicated home improvement radio show The Money Pit.

Twitter:

@moneypit

Language:

English

Contact:

888-money-pit (888-6


Episodes

Fix Cracks from Window Corners

1/25/2021
Learn how to fix diagonal cracks from the corners of your windows. Find out when to call a home inspector and when to use drywall tape to fix your cracks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:10

How to Repair Loose Flashing Between Sections of Buildings

1/24/2021
When buildings settle, seams can sometime open up between them, allowing water to potentially leak into the structure. Get tips to water proof these sections and prevent further leaks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:01:39

Cracks in Crown Molding: Sign of Structural Damage?

1/23/2021
Find out what types of cracks can indicate structural damage in a home. Learn why gaps in molding are usually signs of shrinkage in the house. Get tips on how to find an ASHI-certified home inspector to assess your house for structural damage and Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:03:06

Heat Pump Replacement

1/22/2021
Get tips on replacing an old heat pump for one with a higher SEER rating. Find out why gas backup is better then electric resistance heat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:01:51

Kitchen Countertop Ideas on a Budget

1/21/2021
DIY Ideas for creating beautiful affordable kitchen countertops for the hardest working room in the house. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:14

Painting Laminate Countertops

1/20/2021
Get tips on painting laminate kitchen countertops. Find out who makes countertop paint, and how long the paint takes to cure and set before the countertop can be used. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:42

Seal Tile Grout to Keep it Clean

1/19/2021
Learn how to seal tile grout to keep it clean. Find out how using a silicone based sealant on your tile grout will prevent dirt from getting caked down into the grout and causing stains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:00:46

How to Use a Sander to Remove Loose Paint

1/18/2021
Find out how to use a sander to remove peeling paint from a door. Get tips on using a palm sander or a 1/4-sheet sander rather than a 1-inch sanding disk. Once you remove the loose paint, you can prime and repaint the door. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:09

Do I Need a Permit to Install French Doors?

1/17/2021
You might not need a permit to install French doors if it's just a door replacement, but you should check to be sure. Get tips on signing up on AngiesList.com to find a contractor to put in the door. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:01:53

Remove Popcorn Ceiling in the Bathroom

1/16/2021
Find out how to remove a popcorn ceiling in your bathroom. Get tips on saturating the ceiling with a Hudson sprayer and scraping off the popcorn with a wide paint scraper. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:25

Best Chimney Use for Wood Burning Add On

1/15/2021
Planning on installing a wood burning add on to your furnace and can't decide how the line should run to your chimney? Learn tips for chimney use for wood burning add on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:18

Building a Basement Bathroom

1/14/2021
Get tips on building a bathroom in your basement. Learn how to install bathroom plumbing from underground and how to build a second bathroom for your family. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:01:17

Garbage Disposal: Can Food Waste Disposers Work with Septic Systems?

1/13/2021
The popular opinion says that garbage disposers don't work well with homes on septic. But while that may have been true in the past, new food waste disposer technology has made it possible to have both. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:03:02

How to Caulk Bathtub

1/12/2021
Learn a trick of the trade for caulking a bathtub. Get tips on filling the tub with water before caulking, then letting the caulk dry before emptying the tub. This will ensure a good, strong seal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:01:16

Best Product for Strong Outdoor Lighting

1/11/2021
Looking to really light up the property outside your home. Find out the top product that will provide strong outdoor lighting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:36

How to Repair Wall Cracks in Drywall

1/10/2021
Learn how to repair cracks in drywall, and a technique to assure that cracks won't reappear after repair. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:01:55

How to Repair Uneven Staircase in Old Home

1/9/2021
Old homes often settle resulting in a staircase that's no longer level. Get options for repair or replacement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:01:44

Broken Ground Fault Circuit Breaker

1/8/2021
Get tips on determining whether a non-functioning ground fault circuit interrupter is broken, or is just doing its job. Also, hear advice on when and whether to call an electrician or handle the problem on your own. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:27

What's the Best Flooring For Basements?

1/7/2021
Furnishing and flooring basements, which are prone to moisture, requires special considerations. Find out which flooring you should and shouldn't use in basements. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:03

Linoleum Floor Stains

1/6/2021
Learn why rubber backing stains linoleum floors and what you can do after the stain is set in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:01:33