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Basement Systems And Listener Questions

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The Handyguys address a listener question about his air conditioning and then talk about basement finishing systems. Our listener Marc used our new call-in feature on the website and asked us about his air conditioning system. Marc’s question, in summary is I live in a ranch style house that has two HVAC zones. We spend […]

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Soundproofing – Keeping The Noise Out

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Getting the Noise Out! The Handyguys analyze the noisy question that is a major issue in modern homes.  How do you isolate yourself from disruptive sounds originating in another part of the house?  Whether the problem is noisy children or televisions; sometimes we just need to get away from it all.  The Handyguys are no […]

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Basement Finishing Best Practices And Common Mistakes

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The Handyguys answer a basement remodeling question and then list some basement mistakes. The basement finishing topic is popular among handy folks around the home. Many handyguys across America and the world have basements that they want to remodel to create new livable space. Basements are no longer scary, dungy places but can become vital […]

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Part 2: An Interview With Roger German (The Basement Guy!)

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Basement Interview part 2

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Material Choices When Finishing A Basement

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Part 4 in the Basement Finishing Series The Handyguys are becoming the “Basementguys” in this new fourth installment of the basement series.  The Handyguys discuss basement materials and revisit some old advice they gave about mowing lawns. First up… a discussion about some advice that Handyguys gave in Episode #15 on lawn care.  Is it […]

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Finished Basement Planning And Dealing With Building Codes

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The Handyguys give an overview of how to plan for your finished basement. Part 3 in the Basement Finishing Series Now that your basement is ready to finish, you need to develop a plan to execute that construction job down under. The Handyguys know some creative visionaries can see the complete construction plan in their […]

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DIY Basement Finishing – Is My Basement Ready

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The Handyguys help you determine whether your unfinished basement is suitable for finishing in their home improvement podcast. Part 2 in the basement finishing series.   Are you tired of that dirty old basement which is filled with all of the junk that you don’t need? Have you been waiting to use that pneumatic nailer […]

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DIY Basement Finishing, Yes Or No

The gas fireplace going in and complete in Handyguy Brian’s basement

The Handyguys discuss how to evaluate home improvement ideas and whether finishing your basement is a job for the DIYer. They also discuss a new site for finding and reviewing contractors. Episode #1 in the Basement Finishing Series There are many projects to do around the house but sometimes the handy guy can bite off […]

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