My Home, My Money Pit
Your Guide to Every Home Improvement Adventure
Publication Date: July 2008
Room by room, Tom and Leslie share their extensive experience in home improvement, decorating, and remodeling in kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, family spaces, basements, and laundry rooms. They tell you secrets about lowering your energy bills. They've got great ideas about curb appeal and making exterior maintenance easier. And they give the best counsel anywhere on home safety and security, insurance, and preparing your home for sale. Before you start your next project, get advice from Tom and Leslie.
Tom Kraeutler is a former professional home inspector who 12 years ago, founded THE MONEY PIT®, which has grown to become the largest home improvement radio program in America. He is the Home Improvement Editor for AOL as well as a regular how-to guru on cable and network television. Tom lives in New Jersey.
Leslie Segrete stars in the TLC and Discovery Channel hits, Trading Spaces and While You Were Out, and is also the lead designer for We Network’s The Ugliest House on the Block, as well as an editor at large of Country Home Magazine. Leslie lives in New York.
"If you need an extra set of hands, and who doesn't, Tom and Leslie are the perfect partners for your next home improvement project. Reach for this book first and save yourself a lot of headaches."--Kevin O'Connor, host of
This Old House
Good advice about home improvement isn’t usually this much fun to read.”-Kevin Ireton, editor of Fine Homebuilding
"Leslie and Tom 'hit the nail on the head' with My Home My Money Pit. Every homeowner should have a copy of this book. From storage solutions to plumbing problems, this book is a guide to it all."--Bill Rancic, winner of The Apprentice and host of NBC’s In the Loop with iVillage
"Comprehensive and informative, Tom and Leslie keep the reader focused on what's practical and smart about their own home improvements. Get this book before you get do-it-yourself fever!"--Bob Vila, Television personality, author, and home improvement authority
"Successfully converts the limitless expertise that Tom and Leslie offer their listeners each week into an entertaining and informative book that the typical homeowner should always keep close at hand -- perhaps on a shelf that the book will help you build and hang on a wall."--Alan J. Heavens, The Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT News Service
Tom and Leslie have put together a really useful, easy-to-read guide that’s as fun to read as it is to listen to the Money Pit. Every homeowner should keep a copy in their toolbox.”--Angie Hicks, Angie’s List