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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142 – Challenges in Finishing a Basement

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This show looks at some of the challenges that come from finishing off a basement including moisture control, utilities, and access. Picture courtesy: A&A Design Build Remodeling, Inc. on Flickr (creative commons)  http://4aadesign.wordpress.com/ http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///hof-142-Basement-Challenges.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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121 – Foundations

A show explaining the importance of, and installation tips for, foundations.  We discuss the types and details of a slab, crawl space and full foundations including the concept of footings and frost walls. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///hof-121-Foundations.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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115 – Wet basements

A show on wet basements and how to dry them out as requested from some email questions.   We look at gutters, grading, footing drains, french drains, waterproofing and sub-pumps to name a few! http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//115-Wetbasements.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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107 – A Spring Checklist

A look at some things to do in the spring time including checking your roof and gutters, your drainage, electrical and plumbing systems and more!  Remember, an ounce of protection is worth a pound of cure! http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-107-spring.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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99 – Alternative Foundation Types

A brief look into “other” types of foundations one might use on a shed or other outbuilding.  Also, a look at our newest listener appreciation contest!  Just email an explanation of how the show helped you to: steve@hofpodcast.com to enter! http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-99-Alternative_Found_Types.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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