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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114-Mobile and Modular Homes

A show on mobile and modular homes – what is the difference and how do they compare?  This show is an answer to a question received on email about “affordable homes” and if a mobile home may be an option.  The simple answer is yes, but know what you are getting into. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-114-Mobile_and_Modular_Homes.mp3 Podcast: Play […]

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113-Spring Cleaning

A discussion about getting your house in order – in more ways than one!  First we talk about stuff, and how some people have too much!  We discuss the Hoarders TV show and how its OK to have some stuff, as long as it is going to be used and has some value.  We then […]

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112 – Helping to fight inflation

Just an extra post to talk about inflation and how everything is getting real expensive!  This show will talk about a few things you can do to fight the increasing prices you have to pay. The just of the show is that by planting some apple, pear, plum or other fruit or nut trees instead […]

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111-Spring Money Saving Tips

A few tips that came to me while doing some gardening this weekend including purchasing garden supplies in bulk, making your own compost, getting and using manure, and using grass clippings and leaves from your own yard.   I also speak of my Mantis Tiller and Snapper mower – two great tools!  Click below for more […]

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110 – How to build an Inexpensive Home

I received a question from a gentleman who wanted to build an inexpensive house for him to get over a life-crisis hump.  In this podcast, I discuss the various things you can do to minimize the cost of a home. Remember to “Like” us on Facebook! http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-110-Inexpensive_House.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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109 – How to choose a home

As an answer to a listener question, we look at some suggestions on how to choose between a few homes that you are considering to buy. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-109-ChooseHouse.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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108 – Appliances

A discussion about appliances, namely, refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves and laundry units. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-108-Appliances.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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106 – Just-In-Time (4 trouble..)

This show is the most recent in a short, intermittent series on emergency preparations for the homeowner.   In this episode, we discuss the just in time delivery service that is prevalent in American today.  With little stock of anything anywhere, a break in the communications or transportation infrastructure could mean big trouble.  Listen for details! […]

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