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!


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Episode #1963: How to Budget for Home Projects | Low Cost Granite Countertops | Repurposing Old Furniture

Do you have a list of projects to get done but concerned you won’t be able to handle any surprises that come up once walls and floors are all torn up? We teach you how to manage a home improvement project budget that plans for all the possibilities. Plus: Whether your roof leaks, heat goes out or fridge is on the fritz, unexpected repairs are a part of owning a home. We share tips for setting a realistic household budget help you handle the surprises and the expense of emergency repairs.  Stone countertops are both popular AND expensive. But we’ve got a DIY trick of the trade to share on how to get a granite counter makeover WITHOUT spending a lot. As the saying goes, don’t judge a book by its cover – and that applies to old furniture too! We share DIY tips on furniture refinishing and upholstery that can create statement pieces out of furniture that’s old and weathered, or that once faded into the background. Plus, answers to your questions about best layout for a kitchen, bath remodeling, fixing garage doors, dealing with chilly rooms and more. 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