39 min

DIY Childproofing Tips | Paying for Home Renovations | How to Repair Concrete The Money Pit Home Improvement Podcast

    • Home & Garden

SHOW NOTES:


Childproofing: Are you overlooking ways to keep your child safe at home? We’ve got some important and easy childproofing tips.


Home Renovation Costs: It may be easier to renovate an old home rather than buy a new one, but home renovation costs can be expensive. Hear some advice on how to pay for your home projects.


Concrete Repair: Chipped, cracked, or worn-out concrete is a common problem that often needs repeated repairs. We’ll tell you how to fix concrete the right way the first time so you won’t have to do it over again.

 Plus, answers to your home improvement questions.


Fencing: Hope needs a fenced-in yard for her dogs but wonders what fence material is best for ground that’s near a creek. We suggest an attractive choice and how to set the fence posts so water won’t be a problem.


Heating: Would a heat pump in Robert’s home that already has electric baseboard heat, good insulation, and thermal windows be even more efficient in keeping things warm? We’ll discuss the best use of a heat pump and how to coordinate it with other options.


Wet Basement: After a torrential rainstorm, Lynn discovers water gushing around the pipe into her basement. We’ve got DIY advice on how to seal the weak area of the wall and ways to divert water away from the house.


Windows: A large old single-pane window isn’t very energy-efficient. Darryl finds out some window improvement options, including installing a new double-pane window, using solar shades or UV coating, and adding insulation.


Wasps: Of all the outdoor pests at Gail’s house, the wasps are the worst and keep building nests on her home siding. Sticky traps and natural repellents can help keep the wasps under control.

 
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.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

SHOW NOTES:


Childproofing: Are you overlooking ways to keep your child safe at home? We’ve got some important and easy childproofing tips.


Home Renovation Costs: It may be easier to renovate an old home rather than buy a new one, but home renovation costs can be expensive. Hear some advice on how to pay for your home projects.


Concrete Repair: Chipped, cracked, or worn-out concrete is a common problem that often needs repeated repairs. We’ll tell you how to fix concrete the right way the first time so you won’t have to do it over again.

 Plus, answers to your home improvement questions.


Fencing: Hope needs a fenced-in yard for her dogs but wonders what fence material is best for ground that’s near a creek. We suggest an attractive choice and how to set the fence posts so water won’t be a problem.


Heating: Would a heat pump in Robert’s home that already has electric baseboard heat, good insulation, and thermal windows be even more efficient in keeping things warm? We’ll discuss the best use of a heat pump and how to coordinate it with other options.


Wet Basement: After a torrential rainstorm, Lynn discovers water gushing around the pipe into her basement. We’ve got DIY advice on how to seal the weak area of the wall and ways to divert water away from the house.


Windows: A large old single-pane window isn’t very energy-efficient. Darryl finds out some window improvement options, including installing a new double-pane window, using solar shades or UV coating, and adding insulation.


Wasps: Of all the outdoor pests at Gail’s house, the wasps are the worst and keep building nests on her home siding. Sticky traps and natural repellents can help keep the wasps under control.

 
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.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

39 min