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This Old House On The Money Pit
Each week on The Money Pit, Tom and Leslie welcome This Old House cast members Kevin O’Connor, Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey or Roger Cook to share tips, tricks and expert remodeling advice gained from their more than three decades of experience tearing homes apart and putting them back together! Explore the segments below for insight into dozens of projects, and have fun while learning how to improve your home with Tom, Leslie and the entire team of This Old House!
Education
1
Hands-Free Faucets for the Home
4 min
2
Container Gardening Tips
5 min
3
How to Repair or Refinish a Hardwood Floor
5 min
4
How to Finish a Basement
7 min
5
DIY Arbors and Pergolas
3 min
6
Tips for Planting Flower Bulbs
4 min
7
How to Lay Sod Properly
5 min
8
Disposing of Construction Trash
5 min
9
Indoor Container Gardening
4 min
10
Choose a Shed with Both Style and Function
3 min
11
DIY Exterior Shutters
5 min
12
Options for Tool Organization and Storage
5 min
13
How to Repair Rotted Wood
5 min
14
How to Hang a Heavy Picture
5 min
15
How to Choose Patio Stones
5 min
16
Pro-Style Range for a Home Kitchen
5 min
17
Wallpaper Removal Tips
5 min
18
DIY Plumbing Repairs
6 min
19
How to Build a Bathroom in the Basement
6 min
20
Create a Living Sound Barrier
3 min
21
How to Stop Vinyl Siding Leaks
6 min
22
How to Repoint Brick and Mortar
2 min
23
How to Choose New Kitchen Cabinets
6 min
24
All About Ceiling Medallions
6 min
25
Upgrade Your HVAC Filter to Improve Home Air Qu...
7 min
26
Spring Home Maintenance Checklist
5 min
27
How to Fix a Stuck Window
6 min
28
Motion Detector Exterior Lighting
3 min
29
How to Match Old Ceramic Tile
4 min
30
Add a Driveway Marker for Curb Appeal, Safety
4 min
31
Small Bathroom Space Savers
7 min
32
Generators Protect Your Home from Power Outages
4 min
33
How to Build a Pass-Through in a Wall
6 min
34
How to Repair a Cracked Plaster Wall
6 min
35
How to Update a Concrete Patio
4 min
36
Most Effective Smoke Detector System
5 min
37
How to Install a Whole House Fan
5 min
38
Find Hidden Storage Space in Your Home
6 min
39
How to Lay a Stepping Stone Path
3 min
40
How to Repair Foundation Cracks
4 min
41
Home Security Systems: Are They Worth the Cost?
5 min
42
How to Fix Uneven Heating and Cooling
5 min
43
How to Avoid Ice Dams
6 min
44
Kitchen Cabinet Storage Tips
3 min
45
How to Build a Bath Vanity with a Vessel Sink
4 min
46
How to Regulate Your Shower's Temperature
3 min
47
Dealing with Hail
3 min
48
3 Tools You Should Have
5 min
49
How to Fix a Leaky Faucet
The drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet doesn’t have to drive you crazy.
4 min
50
Decorative Ceilings: Add Interest with Molding,...
5 min
51
How to Fix a Noisy Forced-Air System
6 min
52
How to Choose the Best Kitchen Counter for Your...
4 min
53
How to Choose a Carbon Monoxide Detector
4 min
54
How to Fix Low Water Pressure in the Shower
6 min
55
How to Install a Basement Toilet
3 min
56
Diagnosing Plumbing Odors
7 min
57
How to Fix Noisy Plumbing
8 min
58
How to Find Experienced Contractors
6 min
59
Low Flow Toilets Save Water
5 min
60
What to Know Before Finishing Your Attic
4 min
61
Buying the Right Garage Door
4 min
62
Storm Water Management
2 min
63
How to Choose a Houseplant
4 min
64
How to Clean Up Mold
3 min
65
Basement Finishing Tips
4 min
66
High-Tech Bathroom Upgrades
4 min
67
Energy Efficient Lighting
4 min
68
How to Hang Pendant Lights
3 min
69
How to Determine the History of Your Home
4 min
70
Tips to Fix Furniture Finish
6 min
71
Are Solar Panels the Right Choice for Your Home?
5 min
72
How to Clean or Replace Dirty Grout
4 min
73
How to Clean Up a Flooded Basement
3 min
74
How to Seal Against Drafts and Air Leaks
1 min
75
How to Replace a Mailbox
3 min
76
How to Build a Safe Room
3 min
77
Tips for Cleaning Paintbrushes
5 min
78
How to Maintain Your Water Heater
2 min
79
How to Maintain and Electric Water Heater
5 min
80
How to Build a Partition Wall to Divide a Room
5 min
81
How to Fix a Cold Radiator
6 min
82
Best Bathroom Lighting Options
7 min
83
How to Choose Siding for Your Home
3 min
84
Forced Air vs Hot Water Heat: Which is Best?
Plumbing and heating pro Richard Trethewey compares the benefits of forced air vs hot water heat.
6 min
85
Fall Leaf Collection Tips
4 min
86
How to Use a Ladder Safely
6 min
87
Rainwater Collection System
3 min
88
Energy Efficient Washers and Dryers
4 min
89
How to Choose and Install a Garbage Disposer
4 min
90
How to Reduce Heating and Cooling Costs
7 min
91
How to Repair a Broken Window Sash Cord
6 min
92
All About Wainscoting: Materials and Applications
4 min
93
How to Shop for a Stainless Steel Sink
3 min
94
How to Install an Under Sink Water Filter
5 min
95
How to Prune an Overgrown Hedge
5 min
96
How to Update an Old, Worn Bathtub
6 min
97
How to Keep Your Septic System Working Properly
7 min
98
How to Dispose of Hazardous Household Products
5 min
99
How to Make Your Bathroom Accessible
4 min
100
How to Unclog a Kitchen Sink
4 min
101
Automatic Standby Generators Provide Peace of Mind
5 min
102
How to Shop for a New HVAC System
6 min
103
Keeping Seniors Safe in Weather Emergencies
4 min
104
How to Choose the Perfect Paint Color
6 min
105
How to Clear a Clogged Drain
7 min
106
How to Check Your House After a Storm
5 min
107
How to De-Thatch a Lawn
3 min
108
How to Select a Stainless Steel Sink
5 min
109
Weather-Resistant Building Materials
6 min
110
How to Repair a Cracked Plaster Wall
6 min
111
How to Paint a Garage Floor
5 min
112
How to Hire a General Contractor
7 min
113
How to Protect Natural Stone Countertops
5 min
114
How to Find the Best Drill Bit for Your Project
4 min
115
How to Fix a Sweating Toilet Tank
4 min
116
Low VOC Paints
4 min
117
How to Start a Compost Pile
4 min
118
Small Bathrooms: Make Every Inch Count
5 min
119
How to Date Your House
4 min
120
How to Prevent Mold in Bathroom
5 min
121
DIY Fence Building Tips
4 min
122
Garage Safety: Keep Toys Away from Hazardous Ch...
4 min
123
How to Prepare Your House For Sale
1 min
124
How to Water Your Lawn
1 min
125
Exterior Landscape Lighting Tips
3 min
126
Backup Standby Generator
1 min
127
How Trees Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
2 min
128
How to Test Your Soil
1 min
129
Landscaping: Different Types of Edging
1 min
130
Lawn Mowers for Small Yards
1 min
131
Plumbing Vents
2 min
132
How to Test for Radon
2 min
133
Plastic and Composite Wood
2 min
134
Mini-Split Air Conditioning System
1 min
135
How to Fix a Jammed Garbage Disposer
1 min
136
How to Choose a Humidifer
3 min
137
Locate Home Energy Leaks with a Blower Door Test
5 min
138
The Importance of Household Fire Extinguishers
2 min
139
How to Build a Retaining Wall
2 min
140
Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips
2 min
141
How to Prevent Washer and Dryer Problems
2 min
142
How to Use a Bathroom Fan
2 min
143
How to Fix a Squeaky Floor
3 min
144
Forced Air Filters
2 min
145
How to Unclog a Toilet
2 min
146
How to Fix a Wobbly Toilet
2 min
147
Copper Soldering Tips
2 min
148
How to Remove a Tree Stump
2 min
149
How to Build a Drywell
1 min
150
How to Keep a Door from Swinging Open or Closed
2 min
151
Water Filters
2 min
152
How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
1 min
153
How to Regrout Tile
2 min
154
Best Place for a Skylight
6 min
155
Ladder Safety Tips
1 min
156
How to Hire a Good Plumber
6 min
157
This Old House Tunes Up Homes and Preserves His...
8 min
158
How To Fix And Find Roof Leaks
4 min
159
Options for Deck Finishes
5 min
160
Considerations for Deck Stairs
3 min
161
Household Myths
6 min
162
How to Use a Membrane System for Tiling
6 min
163
Can Big Houses be Energy Efficient?
4 min
164
How to Strip a Hardwood Floor
4 min
165
Pro Painting Tips
5 min
166
Common Stair Fixes
5 min
167
Types of Insulation
5 min
168
Norm Abram: History of Arts & Crafts Homes
7 min
169
How to Paint Hard to Paint Surfaces
3 min
170
Transfer Switch for Portable Generators
3 min
171
Learning the Lingo of HVAC
7 min
172
Bathtub Caulk Basics
6 min
173
Smart Home/High Tech Electrical
3 min
174
Get Fireplace Ready for Winter
6 min
175
Frost Free Faucets
4 min
176
How to Finish Garage Floor
4 min
177
High Tech Winterization
4 min
178
Where Are Your Electrical Dollars Going?
5 min
179
Lay a Gravel Path
3 min
180
What's a Hot Water Recirculating Pump?
4 min
181
Bad Energy Advice
5 min
182
How a Heat Pump Works
5 min
183
How to Limit Water Use
5 min
184
Electrical Projects You Can Do Yourself
5 min
185
How to Choose the Best Tools for Digging
4 min
186
Tamper-Resistant Outlets Help Keep Kids Safe
3 min
187
How to Fix Smelly Water
4 min
188
How to Create a Pollinator Garden
3 min
189
How to Install a Pet Door
4 min
190
The Buzz on Building Your Own Backyard Bee Hive
4 min
191
How to Plant Foolproof Shrubs
4 min
192
Why Are Barns Red?
5 min
193
How to Build an Outdoor Kitchen
5 min
194
How to Run an Underground Electric Wire
4 min
195
Tips for Building a Stone Wall
4 min
196
Mechanical Ventilation for Healthy Indoor Air
4 min
197
How to Apply Mulch Properly
3 min
198
When to Upgrade Your Electrical Service Panel
4 min
199
5 Signs of a Pending Deck Collapse
5 min
200
Tips for Effective Yard Drainage
5 min
201
Circuit Breakers 101
3 min
202
All About Heating Tools: Soldering Irons, Heat ...
6 min
203
Tips for Buying a New Furnace
5 min
204
How to Install the Right Amount of Insulation
4 min
205
Choose the Best Snow Blower
6 min
206
The Perks of Fireplace Inserts
7 min
207
Benefits of Direct Vent Gas Fireplaces
4 min
208
How to Heat a Garage
5 min
209
Patio Heater Options
3 min
210
Ground Cover Alternatives to Grass
4 min
211
Home Automation: Smart Homes on a Budget
5 min
212
Awnings Deliver Home Value, Energy Savings
4 min
213
How To Design and Install a Kitchen Backsplash
4 min
214
How to Get Rid of Weeds Once and For All
3 min
215
How to Diagnose Common Air Conditioning Problems
5 min
216
How to Diagnose and Fix Lawn Problems
5 min
217
Outdoor Kitchen: DIY and Budget-Friendly Options
5 min
218
How to Update Your Air Conditioner
7 min
219
Natural Swimming Pools Self-Clean without Chemi...
4 min
220
Beautiful Front Entrance Plantings Create Curb ...
4 min
221
How to Remove a Chain-Link Fence
2 min
222
How to Fix a Sagging Fence Gate
2 min
223
New Flooring Trends: Colors and Materials
4 min
224
Install a Chimney Liner in an Old Chimney
5 min
225
How to Pick a Christmas Tree
4 min
226
Universal Design and Aging in Place: Projects t...
8 min
227
How to Elevate a House above Flood Level
7 min
228
How to Repair A Cracked Tile
5 min
229
How to Replace a Toilet
5 min
230
How to Reduce Noise in Your Yard
4 min
231
Plant Hedges or Bushes to Create a Living Priva...
5 min
232
How to Build a Kitchen Island
4 min
233
Container Gardening: Tips for Success
5 min
234
Tips for Building Backyard Ponds and Water Feat...
5 min
235
Choosing Exterior Paint Colors to Suit Your Hom...
5 min
236
Install an Outdoor Sound System for Backyard En...
4 min
237
How to Choose the Best Sprinkler System for You...
5 min
238
Shopper's Guide to New Energy-Efficient Light B...
7 min
239
Grass Mowing Tips to Maintain a Healthy Lawn
4 min
240
How to Build a Safe Backyard Play Area for the ...
6 min
241
Build a Brick Paver Patio Correctly to Prevent ...
6 min
242
5 Most Common Home Remodeling Mistakes
5 min
243
Safety Tips: Protect Yourself During DIY Projects
5 min
244
How to Choose the Perfect Paint Sheen for Your ...
5 min
245
Roof Replacement Tips
5 min
246
How to Hire a Pro to Help with Home Improvement...
7 min
247
How to Use Mulch to Protect Your Landscaping
5 min
248
Landscaping in a Shady Yard
4 min
249
Water-Saving Tips for Lawn Irrigation
4 min
250
How to Get Rid of Moles and Other Lawn Pests
4 min
251
How to Convert Your Heating System to a Differe...
6 min
252
How to Make Compost Tea
4 min
253
Create Window Boxes to Complement Your Home
5 min
254
How to Hire the Right Landscaper
6 min
255
Wind-Resistant Roofing
5 min
256
Money-Saving Tips for Yard and Lawn Care
4 min
257
How to Spruce Up Outdoor Spaces
5 min
258
How to Create a Landscape Plan
4 min
259
How to Create an Opening in a Load Bearing Wall
7 min
260
5 Remodels that Actually Pay Off
5 min
261
How to Choose a Sump Pump
4 min
262
How to Install a Whole-House Water Filter
4 min
263
Best Way to Repair a Laminate Countertop
4 min
264
Environmentally Friendly Flooring Options
4 min
265
How to Maintain an Asphalt Driveway
4 min
266
How to Drain Pipes in a Vacation Home
4 min
267
This Old House Renovates Two Houses for its 33r...
7 min
268
How to Fit a New Door into an Old Frame
5 min
269
New Trends in Vinyl Fencing
2 min
270
PVC Trim Looks Like Wood but Doesn't Rot
4 min
271
How to Transplant a Small Tree
4 min
272
How to Remove Ivy from Your House and Yard
4 min
273
Emergency Window Board-Up
4 min
274
How to Repair a Broken Window
6 min
275
How to Remove Big Rocks
4 min
276
How to Install a Mini-Duct A/C System
4 min
277
How to Fertilize Your Lawn
4 min
278
How to Do a Deck Safety Check
5 min
279
How to Create a Butterfly Garden
3 min
280
How to Install a Storm Window
6 min
281
How to Prevent Weeds
5 min
282
How to Plant a Shrub
5 min
283
How to Prevent Bathroom Mold
5 min
284
How to Service and Maintain Your Lawn Mower for...
3 min
285
How to Repair a Foundation Crack
5 min
286
Add Task Lighting Under Kitchen Cabinets
3 min
287
How to Fix Cracked Plaster Walls
5 min
288
How to Hide Wires and Cables from Your Wall-Mou...
4 min
289
How to Plant a Tree
3 min
290
How to Build a Walkway
3 min
291
How Energy Audits Save Money
2 min
292
Adding Radiant Heat to Your Floor
4 min
293
Best Tile Adhesive for Your Tiling Project
6 min
294
How to Build a Backyard Fire Pit
3 min
295
Air Sealing
4 min
296
Heating System Service
6 min
297
The Best Homes from This Old House
4 min
298
Energy Efficiency: Air Sealing vs. Insulation
4 min
299
How to Plant Flower Bulbs
4 min
300
How to Remove Moss from a Roof
4 min
301
How to Use Trees to Save Energy
3 min
302
How to Make Sure Your Chimney is Safe
5 min
303
How to Repair Damaged Gutters
4 min
304
How to Transplant a Large Tree
5 min
305
How to Update Your Kitchen Cabinets
3 min
306
Microclimate Gardening
4 min
307
How to Join Pipes Without Soldering
5 min
308
Restore Old Windows to Boost Their Energy Effic...
5 min
309
How to Get a Lush Lawn
4 min
310
Solar Hot Water Systems
4 min
311
How to Plant Ground Covers
5 min
312
How to Make Your House Accessible Without Sacri...
4 min
313
Natural Privacy Screens
4 min
314
How to Mow a Lawn the Right Way
6 min
315
How to Pick the Perfect Paint Brush for Your Pr...
4 min
316
Central A/C Maintenance
5 min
317
How to Repair a Sinking Paver Patio
6 min
318
Sod Vs Seed
4 min
319
Maintaining Your House
3 min
320
Drip Irrigation System
4 min
321
Refinishing a Cast-Iron Tub
3 min
322
Hot Water Recirculation System
4 min
323
Kitchen Countertop Materials
7 min
324
How to Refinish a Wood Floor
6 min
325
How to Strip Wallpaper
4 min
326
Geothermal Heat Pumps
5 min
327
Refinishing Cast Iron Radiators
3 min
328
How to Prevent Frozen Pipes
4 min
329
How to Give an Old House a Green Makeover
5 min
330
Tips for Buying a Snow Blower
4 min
331
Hydronic Heating
4 min
332
Save Money with a Programmable Thermostat
5 min
333
How to Repair Drywall
4 min
334
Housing Trends in America
5 min
335
Yard Work Safety
5 min
336
How to Keep Your HVAC System Balanced
6 min
337
Lead Compliance
5 min
338
Whole House Energy Monitoring
6 min
339
How to Install Floating Flooring
3 min
340
An Energy Audit Can Help You Stop Wasting Energ...
2 min
341
This Old House: Charles River House
6 min
342
How to Be Considered for an Episode of This Old...
5 min
343
How to Garden with Raised Beds
2 min
344
How to Drill or Notch Through Floor Joists
2 min
345
How to Fix a Concrete Walkway
2 min
346
Attic Ventilation
2 min
347
How to Avoid Poison Ivy Exposure
2 min
348
Reduce AC Costs with a Whole-House Fan
1 min
349
How to Fix Water Hammer
1 min
350
Plastic Plumbing Pipes
3 min
351
How to Stain a Deck
2 min
352
How to Solve Water Pressure Problems
2 min
353
Sump Pump: Essential Part of a Dry Basement
2 min
354
How to Choose a Tankless Water Heater
2 min
355
How to Winterize Shrubs
2 min
356
Fall Landscaping Tips
2 min
357
Cellulose Insulation Saves Money and Energy
2 min
358
Save Money and Energy with Replacement Windows
1 min