175 – Video : The Main House Types – Ranch, Cape, Colonial, and Contemporary

A discussion of each including some of their advantages and disadvantages.  Which works best on certain lots?  Which is easiest to build?  Which gives the most “bang for the buck”?  We look at these factors to help you choose the best one for you and your lot. Listen here or watch HERE ON YOU-TUBE. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///House-Styles.mp3 […]

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174 – Video: Siting Your Home on Your Lot

The next installment of the, “Build your Dream Home” series talks about where to install your home on your lot. We look at the 5 criteria to consider, Water Access Drainage (anti-water access…) Ease of Construction Esthetics Future Land Use Enjoy! Listen here, or Watch on You-Tube HERE!! http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///HouseLocation.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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173 – Video : All About Driveways

Part of the Build Your Dream Home series, this video looks at how factors to consider when installing a driveway.  From closing a location, to calculating site lines, to grades and materials, we hit it all.  enjoy! Listen to the audio on this site or view video on You Tube HERE! http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///Driveways.mp3 Podcast: Play in […]

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172 – Video : Listener Question Show

On this show, we answer some listener questions including: How to isolate a section of an old house, electrically, so we can upgrade it? How to install a sub panel when there are no extra slots in our primary panel? And several solar power related questions relating to sizing and capacity, mainly. Listen here on […]

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171 : Video – All About Cell Phones


This is a special edition show – looking at how Cell Phones work! We look at the history of the cell phone from the earliest mobile radio telephones from the 50’s to todays fourth generation wonders. We look at the technologies including AMPS, TDMA/GSM/IDEN, CDMA (2000) up to LTE. Also covered are the basics of […]

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169 – Finding a Lot – What to look for

This video looks at some of the things you need to consider or check out before you buy a homesite (or a home in many cases).  We look at lot sizes, lot characteristics and things to check out at the Town/city/county offices.  Enjoy! Video at:  http://youtu.be/pU23xz2sGOo http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///Home-Series-PT-2-Selecting_Homesite.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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