The Money Pit

The Money Pit is a lively call-in show about home improvement, home maintenance and issues facing today’s homeowner.You'll hear easy to understand answers and advice for your next home improvement, decorating or repair project! Get guidance on the right products for each project, along with home safety tips and invaluable advice to save time, energy and money in your home.

Hear The Money Pit every Sunday from noon to 2 on NewsTalk 1350 and online at

the hosts

Tom Kraeutler is a hands-on home improvement broadcast journalist and the kind of guy homeowners want to call at midnight when their basement floods. He earned his home improvement stripes as a professional home inspector, amassing over 20 years experience learning how houses are put together, and how they fall apart! Tom appears regularly as a how-to guru on CNN, MSNBC, The History Channel, HGTV and the DIY Network. An accomplished author, he's also a columnist for House Beautiful and do! Magazine, and his work has been featured in Smart Money, Reader's Digest and in hundreds of daily newspapers across the nation.

Lesley Segrete is a home improvement expert with an eye for design and the skills to get the job done. She knows what turns a house into a home and has the tips and ideas to make improvements easy and fun. As the on-air talent for TLC's hit series "While You Were Out," Leslie designs, builds and executes projects to please one unsuspecting spouse and millions of her fans every single week. Lesley's wide-ranging professional background includes stints as the Art Director for the Rikki Lake Show and the Oxygen Network, as well as roles at Good Morning America and Giorgio Armani. Leslie is a seamstress, carpenter, decorator, designer and professional chef all wrapped up in one very energetic package!


Tom & Lesley

Sunday 12N to 2P

Call the Show: 800-MONEY-PIT