The Handyguys Podcast - Working Together on that Honey Do List Home Energy Savings Tool tests

safety

East Coast Earthquake Safety Tips

earthquake scream

Earthquake Safety Tips There was an earthquake on the east coast today (8-23-2011) which prevented the Handyguys from delivering their weekly audio webcast. It is not completely uncommon for earthquakes to hit the mid-atlantic states*, including our own Pennsylvania, so we decided to feature important east cost earthquake safety tips: When building shakes, run immediately for exits.  Scream if able. Panic. Drive […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

Tractor and Mower Maintenance Video – Oil, Fuel, Air, Grease and Spark

Deere Oil Change

In this video episode of The Handyguys we discuss some common tractor and mower maintenance for your John Deere. We discuss changing oil, checking air filters, the location of spark plugs, grease points and fuel filters. John Deere sells a Home maintenance kit specifically for your tractor. It contains most of the items you will […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

Using a Pneumatic Nailer for Target Practice

nail gun target

In this video The Handyguys demonstrate the potential dangers of a nail gun’s power by taking it to a gun range and shooting a target at about 25 yards. Please do not try this at home, or anywhere, ever. It took a bit of practice, some fenagling with the right combination of nail guns, pressure […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

How To Cut Metal, CFL Safety And Water Saving Flush Valves

CFL Bulbs

The Handygys discuss three topics on this audio podcast – what tools are used to cut metal, are CFLs safe in kids rooms and are water saving flush valves a good investment. Cutting metal From time to time homeowners need to cut metal. What do you use to cut metal? Paul grills Brian on what […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

Eposode #112 – Safety First

Danger Sign

There are dangers lurking around around your home! The Handyguys guys discuss some safety precautions that every homeowner and every Handyguy should consider when working around the home. We can’t cover every aspect of home safety in this podcast but we can provide a quick overview. If you are new homeowner or a handyguy, …

Read the full article & check out the show →

Master Electrician Interview

Electrical

The Handyguys talk to Wayne Gilchrist from http://www.ezdiyelectricity.com. How does a homeowner get started working with electricity? The Handyguys of been involved in electrical projects since they were youngsters.  Handyguy Paul stuck his finger in a light socket when he was in Kindergarten and learned firsthand about household AC!   Both of the Handyguys have […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

How To Choose A Nail-gun

Porter Cable Combo Kit

The Handyguys discuss what nailer you use when. A pneumatic nailer takes much of the work or of driving nails and saves you time. With one pull of the trigger the nail is set flush or below the surface of the work. Nailers allow for one handed operation which frees up your other hand for […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

What Is A Certificate Of Use And Green Lawn Tools

Green mower?

The Handyguys begin their show discussing some new green lawn tools. Their conversation was prompted by an article in the Wall Street Journal regarding some new “green” lawn tools written by Gwendolyn (Wendy) Bounds. She even tested out a new battery operated riding mower. Her video is a must view if you are considering one […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

Home Safety

Non-Skid Treads from Handi-Ramp

The Handyguys Discuss DIY Home Safety Tips Much of the safety information discussed here is courtesy of www.homesafetycouncil.org. The Handyguys use this as the basis for discussion. Listen to the podcast for our thoughts on these safety items. This show was made possible by the support of Handi-Ramp, manufacturers of the unique, dimpled aluminum Non-Skid […]

Read the full article & check out the show →