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This week we talk about different types of blinds and shades, some installation tips and dangers.

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Direct download: Blinds_and_Shades.mp3
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This week we talk about traditional fireplaces.

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Direct download: Fireplace_Tips.mp3
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This week we talk about different types of vacuums and their features.

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Direct download: Vacuums.mp3
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This week we talk about smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms.

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Direct download: Smoke_and_CO_Alarms.mp3
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This week we talk about gloves, safety glasses, ear plugs and work boots.

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Direct download: Safety_Equipment.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:46am CDT

This week we talk about putting your fall leaves to work.

 

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Direct download: Fall_Leaves.mp3
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This week we talk about washing machines and laundry detergent.

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Direct download: Washing_Machines.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:19am CDT

This week we talk about spray paint.

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Direct download: Spray_Paint.mp3
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This week we talk about Termites. 

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Direct download: Termites.mp3
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This week we give some tips about fire prevention.

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Direct download: fire_prevention_tips.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:34am CDT

This week we have some tips for using paint removers.

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Direct download: Paint_Remover.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52am CDT

This week we talk about hammers.

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Direct download: Hammers.mp3
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This week we talk about replacing garage door openers and some new features. 

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Direct download: Garage_Door_Openers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:43am CDT

This week we talk about cleaning and maintaining your wood decks.

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Direct download: Staining_and_Maintaining_Decks.mp3
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We talk about bath exhaust fans this week. Some tips on how to replace a bad motor and some things to think about if you are in the market for a new fan.

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Direct download: 74_Bathroom_Exhaust_Fans.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47am CDT

This week we talk about allowing your lawn to go dormant and some tips on xeriscaping. 

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Direct download: Drought_Lawn_Care.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:29am CDT

This week we talk about sump pumps.

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Direct download: sump_pumps.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:34am CDT

This week we talk about cleaning concrete and then sealing it.

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Direct download: concrete_cleaning_and_sealing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38am CDT

This week we talk about lawn and garden hose. 

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Direct download: 70_Lawn_and_Garden_Hose_1.mp3
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This week we talk about different types of fences and some tips.

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Direct download: Fences.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:14pm CDT

This week we talk about the different types of low voltage landscape lighting.

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Direct download: Low_Voltage_Landscape_Lighting.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:18am CDT

This week we talk about water softeners, how they work and types of salt.

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Direct download: Water_Softeners.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56pm CDT

This week we talk about some of the basic pliers and wrenches you should have around the house.

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Direct download: Pliers_and_Adjustable_Wrenches.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:10am CDT

This week we talk about how to control fruit flies, drain flies, clothes moths and pantry moths.

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Direct download: Fruit_Flies_Sewer_Flies_and_Moths.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am CDT

This week we talk about the different types of fans for around the house and where to use them.

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Direct download: Fans.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:20am CDT

This week we talk about the different types of paint brushes and roller covers.

We have some tips for painting and cleaning brushes and roller covers.

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Direct download: Paint_Brushes_and_Roller_Covers.mp3
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This week we talk about types of shingles and how to take care of roofs.

A great resource for homeowners is Everybody Needs a Roof.

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Direct download: Roofs_and_Roof_Care.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:51am CDT

This week we give some tips on cleaning your dryer duct. A routine every homeowner should have. We also talk about some things to think about when purchasing a clothes dryer.

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Direct download: Clothes_Dryers_and_Duct_Cleaning.mp3
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This week we talk about the most popular hand saws for home repair projects and some tips.

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Direct download: Hand_Saws.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14am CDT

This week we talk about the cleaners you should use for your type of countertop and some care tips.

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Direct download: Countertop_Care.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16am CDT

This week we talk about ceiling fans. We had an interview with Jerrill about the Haiku smart fan. You can see it at Haiku Fan.

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Direct download: Ceiling_Fans.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:20pm CDT

This is a special episode for National Home Remodeling Month.

We spoke to Beth from Home Zada. She has an interesting website to help homeowners manage their home inventory, projects and maintenance.

We spoke to Robert from Criner Remodeling. He gave some great tips for homewoners thinking about hiring a remodeler. 

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Direct download: Home_Remodeling_Special_Episode.mp3
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This week we talk about how to control silverfish, centipedes and millipedes in your home. 

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Direct download: Silverfish.mp3
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This week we talk about mulch, stone and moss for landscape material.

We had an interview with Mossin Annie from Mountain Moss.

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Direct download: Landscaping_Materials.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:33pm CDT

This week we talk about flowers. We had an interview with Carol and Kerrie from  The Seed Keeper Company.

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Direct download: Flowers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm CDT

This week we talk about different types of adhesives.

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Direct download: Adhesives.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41pm CDT

This week we talk about some of the different types of screwdrivers and what you should have around the house.

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Direct download: Screwdrivers.mp3
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This week we talk about trees and shrubs.

We had an interview with Lance from Bayer Advanced. 

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Direct download: Trees_and_Shrubs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22am CDT

This week we talk about the most popular wall anchors and fasteners you will find at the hardware store.

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Direct download: Wall_Anchors_and_Fasteners.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:48pm CDT

This week we have some tips for spring.

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Direct download: Spring_Clean_Up.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:57pm CDT

This is an extra episode of products we liked at the Home and Housewares Show.

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Direct download: Home_and_Housewares_Show_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:06pm CDT

This week we talk about faucets and some repair tips.

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Direct download: Faucets.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm CDT

This week we cover the basic lubricants you should have around the house and where to use them.

We spoke to Larry from Liquid Wrench.

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Direct download: Lubricants.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:38pm CDT

This week we talk about door locks and some tips to make your home more secure.

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Direct download: Door_Locks.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21am CDT

This week we talk about air fresheners. We cover the problem with some synthetic air fresheners and natural alternatives. 

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Direct download: Air_Fresheners.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:35pm CDT

This week we talk about humidifiers and a small tangent about dust mites.

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Direct download: Humidifiers.mp3
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This week we talk about roaches and how to control them.

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Direct download: Roach.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:11pm CDT

This week we talk about the different types of thermostats. We talked to Tim from White Rodges about some of their products. You can check them out at White Rodgers.

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Direct download: Thermostats.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:06pm CDT

This week we talk about the different types of space heaters and some safety tips. 

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Direct download: Space_Heaters.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:40am CDT

This week we talk about bed bug control. Bed bugs are one of the most difficult insects to eliminate in your home. We cover the only effective system to get rid of bed bugs.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:09pm CDT

This week we cover different types of ice melt. 

We also had a water heater project this week and have some tips. You can check out how to change a water heater gas valve on our YouTube channel. Here is that link Gas Valve Replacement.

We had help from Hot Water 911. If you are in the Chicago area, they are water heater specialists.

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Direct download: Ice_Melt.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm CDT

This week we talk about top rated paints and some painting tips.

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Direct download: Paint_and_Painting_Tips.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:59pm CDT

This week we talk about the different types of snow shovels and some tips to make shoveling easier.

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Direct download: Snow_Shovels_and_Shoveling_Tips.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:18pm CDT

This week we talk about how to control mold and mildew.

We had an interview with Teresa from Wet and Forget. You can check out their website at wetandforget.com/.

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Direct download: Mold_and_Mildew.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm CDT

This week we have some tips for carpet care.

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Direct download: Carpet_Care.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:14pm CDT

This week we talk about the best drill for a homeowner. We cover corded and cordless drills. We also give a couple tips about drill bits.

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Direct download: Drills_and_Drill_Bits.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20pm CDT

This week we give some tips for holiday lighting.

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Direct download: Holiday_Lighting.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:36pm CDT

This week we talk about snow blower maintenance and top rated models.

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Direct download: Snow_Blowers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:34pm CDT

The week we talk about furnace filters. We cover different types and what they do. We also talk about how a clogged furnace filter can damage your furnace.

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Direct download: Furnace_Filters.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:09pm CDT

This week we talk about winterizing your home. We cover some tips on applying caulk and silicone.

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Direct download: Winterizing_Your_Home.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:15pm CDT

This week we have an extra episode for Halloween. We talk about bats and how to evict them from your attic.

We had some spooky music produced for us by Beatbox Hann. You can check him out on his Facebook page.

For Halloween you can check out some ghost stories on The Attaboy Clarence Podcast, The NoSleep Podcast, The Horror and Strange Tales Podcast.

Check out a haunted ghost walk at Huntsville Ghost Walk.

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Direct download: Bats.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:24pm CDT

This week we talk about mice. We cover some tips to keep mice out of the home and products to control them if you have a problem.

We spoke to Amy from Handy Camel, an excellent product to keep pet food and bird food sealed up. You can check them out at The Handy Camel Bag Clip.

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Direct download: Mice.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am CDT

This week we cover some tips on fall fertilizer. We also talk about some end of the season tasks and routines for fall.

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Direct download: Fall_Clean_Up_and_Fall_Fertilizer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11am CDT

This week we talk about leaf rakes and leaf blowers. We cover some tips to make picking up leaves easier.

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Direct download: Leaf_Rakes_and_Leaf_Blowers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:17pm CDT

This week we talk about how to keep your asphalt driveway in great shape. We cover the basics on fillings cracks, depressions and potholes. We share our tips for applying a seal coat. 

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Direct download: Asphalt.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27am CDT

This week we talk about primers for paint. We cover the three basic types along with the best product for your project.

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Direct download: Primer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:42am CDT

This week we talk about some of the changes in light bulbs. We cover LED, compact fluorescents and halogen. We also talk about the new language to determine brightness and color.

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Direct download: Light_Bulbs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT

This week we talk about garbage disposals. We cover some tips, troubleshooting and what to look for when you are ready to buy.

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Direct download: Garbage_Disposals.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:08pm CDT

This week we cover some basic drywall repair tips. Drywall repair is an excellent skill to have and it just takes a little practice. 

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Direct download: Drywall_-_Drywall_Repair.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am CDT

This week we talk about different types of light switches and how to wire them. This is a great episode to come back to if you are wiring a 3 way switch. 

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Direct download: Types_of_Switches.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:15pm CDT

This week we have a special episode. We stopped by the Garden Show in Chicago and took a look at some of the new companies and products for lawn and garden.

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Direct download: New_Products_for_Lawn_and_Garden.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:18pm CDT

This week we talk about some excellent routines to keep your lawn mower running and cutting well. 

We talk about the different types of mowers and some features to look for. We also list the top rated mower brands from our research.

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Direct download: Lawn_Mowers_-_Lawn_Mower_Maintenance.mp3
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This week we talk about rose care. Many homeowners don't use roses in their landscaping because they think it is difficult to care for roses. The new types of roses are easy to care for, hardy and almost goof proof for any gardener.

We spoke to rose expert Paul Zimmerman from http://paulzimmermanroses.com/. Paul gives us some tips on pruning roses.

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Direct download: Roses_-_Rose_Care.mp3
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This week we talk about how to unclog a drain and some tips on how to keep them from getting clogged.

We cover acids, bases and some excellent non-toxic bacterial cleaners. We talked to Julie and Bryan from Unique. You can check out their products at http://uniquemm.com/.

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Direct download: Drain_Openers_-_Drain_Cleaners_-_Drain_Tools.mp3
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This week we talk about wasps and hornets. We cover wasp traps, wasp sprays and some tips to keep you from getting stung.

We spoke to Stewart from Terro and he had some great information. Here is a link for his products http://www.terro.com/.

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This week we talk about how to control grubs and Japanese beetles. We cover traps for Japanese beetles and insecticides. For grub control we cover some excellent natural control using milky spore and beneficial nematodes. Here are a couple links http://www.environmentalfactor.com/ and http://www.stgl.us/. We also cover some of the most popular insecticides. 

For mole control, we talk about traps and bait. Here is a link http://www.wrsweeney.com/.

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Direct download: Grubs_Japanese_Beetles_Moles.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:06am CDT

This week we talk about cool season grass like tall fescue, Kentucky bluegrass and perennial ryegrass. Warm season grass like Bermuda, St. Augustine, Zoysia and buffalo grass.

Jim from http://jonathangreen.com/ gave us some great tips. I spoke to Walter from http://www.centralsodil.com/ about laying sod. 

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Direct download: Types_of_Grass_-_Watering_-_Laying_Sod.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:58pm CDT

This week we talk about the different types of grills and their pro's and con's. We also cover some propane safety and the correct way to start a propane grill. 

We spoke to Mark from My Fix It Up Life and he shared some grill tips. You can find Mark at http://myfixituplife.com/DIY/. Mark and his wife Theresa have a great YouTube channel, radio show and podcast by the same name.

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Direct download: Grill_Tips_and_Types_of_Grills.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:10pm CDT

This week we are talking about pool maintenance and some pool tips. We had Matt from Swim University give us some hot tub tips. Matt has an excellent website at http://www.swimuniversity.com/. He also has a great channel on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/SwimUniversity

Our sponsor this week is Moso Natural air purifying bags. You can check them out at http://mosonatural.com/. It is an all natural bamboo charcoal that will absorb odors for 2 years. Visit their website Moso Natural and give them a try.

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Direct download: Pool_Tips_Pool_Maintenance_Hot_Tub_Tips.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:13pm CDT

This week we talk about how to control mosquitoes, flies and gnats. We cover some of the most popular and effective products and a natural mosquito repellent. I share my tips for a bug free party. You can subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and Stitcher. Visit our YouTube channel, Fix It Home Improvement Channel for home repair videos https://www.youtube.com/user/hardwarehelper. Contact us at fixitpodcast@gmail.com. Talk to you next week.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:13pm CDT

This week we talk about what to look for when purchasing an outlet. We talk about some tips on how to wire a GFCI and what electrical testers are the best for a homeowner to have. You can check out our home repair videos on our YouTube channel, Fix It Home Improvement https://www.youtube.com/user/hardwarehelper. You can contact us at fixitpodcast@gmail.com. If you like the show please subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher and give us a review and rating. Talk to you next week.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:48pm CDT

This week we talk about some interesting facts about ants and the best way to control them. What products are best for inside and outside the house. Subscribe to get our podcast every week and please share. You can visit our Fix It Home Improvement channel on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/hardwarehelper. Give us feedback at fixitpodcast@gmail.com. If you like the show please give us a review on iTunes. Talk to you next week.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:30pm CDT

This week we talk about some of the changes in toilets. There is no longer a universal toilet flap. I talk about Sani Seal and why I like it. Here is a link to watch me replace a toilet gasket https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2ZXo9k26s4. Visit our YouTube channel for more tips https://www.youtube.com/user/hardwarehelper. If you like the show please leave a review and 5 stars on iTunes, it helps our ranking. Talk to us at fixitpodcast@gmail.com. Talk to you next week.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:42pm CDT

This week we talk about weed killer for your lawn. We talk about dandelions, thatch and some products that do a great job at keeping your lawn beautiful. You can subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher. If you liked the episode, please leave a review. Give us feed back at fixitpodcast@gmail.com. Check out our videos on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/hardwarehelper. Talk to you next week.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm CDT

This week we talk about how to pick an outdoor extension cord. How the wrong cord can shorten the life of your power tools and be a fire hazard. We also talk about power strips and what to look for in a quality surge protector. Thanks to our sponsor The Drain Claw at http://www.thedrainclaw.com/. Please subscribe and tell a friend. Talk to you next week with more tips. Give us feedback at fixitpodcast@gmail.com. Check out our videos on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/hardwarehelper

Direct download: Extension_Cord_Episode.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:47pm CDT

This week we are talking about different types of dirt, peat and mulch.

We talked to Barry from Jonathan Green. He had some great information about how to keep your lawn and the microorganisms in your soil healthy.

You can check out Jonathan Green on their website http://www.jonathangreen.com/

Thanks to our sponsor The Drain Claw at http://www.thedrainclaw.com/

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Direct download: Lawn_Soil_Potting_Soil_and_Lawn_Care_Tips.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:12pm CDT

This week we cover some great tips for water heaters. There have been some big changes in gas water heaters. They now have a flame arrestor and a filter to prevent explosions and fires. You now have to keep these parts clean to prevent the pilot light from going out. You no longer have a traditional thermocouple on many water heaters.

We talk about some great routines to keep your water heater safe. It is amazing that a water heater can explode if you don't check your relief valve regularly.

We explain what an expansion tank will do for your water heater and appliances.

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Thanks to our sponsor The Drain Claw

Direct download: Water_Heater_Tips.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:34pm CDT

This week we talk about how to prevent and kill crabgrass. There are some excellent non-toxic products that will keep crabgrass and other weeds from germinating and also fertilize your lawn. We then cover some simple tips for your lawn mower and how you should be mowing.

Direct download: Crabgrass_Episode.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:16am CDT