123 – House Styles

A podcast looking at the various styles of homes, such as ranches, capes, colonials and contemporaries.  We will look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of each in this show.  Please send any questions on home ownership to steve@hofpodcast.com http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///hof-123-House_Styles.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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122 – Buying a new car

A show talking about the fun, but stressful, process of buying a new car or truck.   Topics include getting a good trade in, retail vs invoice, and mark-up gimmicks. Sources for used and new car values: Kelley Blue Book Edmunds http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///hof-122-Buying_Vehicle.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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120 – Tornados!

A show taking about the recent rash of tornados across the US, but more particularly, their effects on the average home.  We discuss what you can do to help build a more tornado proof home (not completely possible with larger storms) and how to help protect yourself and your family from these monsters. ER Doc’s […]

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119 – Protecting Water Quality

A show explaining how development affects water quality and quantity and some ways you can mitigate these effects and protect your water quality. Some additional info on Rain Gardens from Wikipedia http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-119-Protecting_Water_Quality.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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118 – A show on finances

Another show on finances for the homeowner, as requested in an email.  Why debt is bad and some hints on how to get yourself out of debt. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-118-A_show_on_Finances.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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116 – Water Sources and Contamination

In response to a question about well water contamination, we look at where our water comes from.  Looking at dug and drilled wells, we compare their vulnerabilities. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-116-WaterSources.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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