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Pipe Dreams Come True: Water-Saving Plumbing Fixtures | Tread Lightly with a DIY Gravel Garden Path | Exterior House Painting Made Easy

Pipe Dreams Come True: Water-Saving Plumbing Fixtures | Tread Lightly with a DIY Gravel Garden Path | Exterior House Painting Made Easy

Time: 37:31
Saving Water: Conserving water and lowering costs is made simple with water-saving fixtures and faucets.
Gravel Garden Path: Great gardens deserve perfect pathways around them. Get tips on creating a DIY gravel garden path.
Exterior House Painting: It’s a big job, but you can paint your home’s exterior a lot faster and easier with an airless paint sprayer.
 Plus, answers to your home improvement questions.
Banishing Bats: Pests in Keith’s attic are driving him batty! We’ve got tips on creating bat doors with screen flaps to let the bats out and keep them out.
Cracked Foundation: The concrete slab foundation has cracks and the kitchen floor is starting to dip. Rochelle should hire a structural engineer or home inspector to determine whether it’s serious and how to fix it.
Refinishing Hardwood Floor: Is a French polish a good option for a hardwood floor? Theresa gets advice on a better, more durable way to refinish her floor.
Buckling Vinyl Siding: Earl’s vinyl siding is buckling and bending because it was installed too tightly to allow it to expand and contract, but he can redo it.
Flagstone Patio: Stones in a flagstone patio are sticking up. Darlene should tamp down the base under them and add crushed gravel between the pavers.
Chimney Stucco: Anthony’s chimney is losing stucco and bricks are coming loose. We suggest a product that adheres well to old concrete and brick.
Laminate Countertops: Frankie wants to refinish her old laminate countertop and learns about a coating product that easily provides a whole new look.
Bad Contractors: After a brick mason contractor does a bad job and takes her money, Oralee gets info about pressing charges for theft and fraud.
Carpenter Bees: When carpenter bees keep coming back, Kevin needs to hire a pest control professional and replace areas of wood with composite materials.
Washing Machine Noise: What’s that banging noise in the new washing machine? Holly should either level the machine and use anti-vibration blocks or install a water hammer arrestor.
Do you have a home improvement or decor question? Call the show 24/7 at 888-MONEY-PIT (888-666-3974) or post your question here.
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Episode ID: 1000620978916
GUID: 05356f8a-20bb-11ee-ac1a-c3bb614d2d68
Release Date: 13/07/2023, 09:30:00


Does your home ever feel like “a Money Pit?”  It doesn’t have to be that way!  We’re Tom Kraeutler and Leslie Segrete, hosts of The Money Pit Podcast. For us, a money pit is not a disaster – it’s a home you love! Whether you’re dealing with a repair or dreaming about a reno, consider us your coach, helper or home improvement therapist for all things remodeling, decor or fix up! From bathrooms to basements, demolition to décor and gardening to garages, we share non-biased expertise to help you tackle your to-do’s with confidence. Taking care of a home can be a combination of love, pride and heart-stopping fear - but we promise to help you plan, save you money and spare you from snafus. Join us for new episodes every Monday and Thursday, just in time to plan your next home improvement adventure!

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