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

Home Technology

Cutting The Cable And Saving Money

Cut the cable, go off the grid

In this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast we discuss Cutting The Cable and moving off of the telecommunication and entertainment grid. How much do you pay for your home phone and TV entertainment? You can save a lot of money by cutting some of the cables. Moving off of the grid – Eliminate the […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Earl from the ISS

In this audio podcast we comment on the most common tips for hurricane preparedness, add a few of our own, and then interview a Handyguys Podcast fan and hurricane veteran. For complete preparedness tips please check out these resources: www.nhc.noaa.gov www.fema.gov www.ready.gov wikipedia.org   // Here are some tips The Handyguys discuss: Check gutters and […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

Upgrading Door Security And A DIY Flowchart

Door Devil Anti-Kick and Door Frame Repair Kit

In this audio podcast The Handyguys discuss how to upgrade the entry doors in your house, with a Door Devil™, for increased security and then discuss a flowchart for determining if DIY projects are right for you. Door Security The Handyguys have discussed home security in the past but it usually involves systems that alert […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

Installing A Co Detector

True Value Blog Squad and The Handyguys

In this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast we introduce our participation on the 2010 True Value DIY Blog Squad and then discuss Carbon Monoxide detectors. True Value DIY Blog Squad First up – The Handyguys Brian and Paul would like to announce we have again been selected for the True Value DIY Blog Squad. We […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

Exploding Water Heaters And Home Networking

Basic components of a water heater, T&P, expansion tank, water supply, gas line

Exploding water heaters and home networking are discussed on this episode of The Handyguys Podcast. Can a hot water heater really explode? The Handyguys address a comment on their website regarding a hot water heater that has expanded and caused the pipes above to leak. Fortunately, there were no explosions. The Handyguys also …

Read the full article & check out the show →

Garage Heater Options And Carmd Discussion

Kerosene Heater

In this episode of The Handyguys Podcast we take a question on garage heaters and have some follow-up thoughts on the CarMD product we discussed in episode 91. Garage Heaters We received a great question from Captain Kent about heating his garage so he can work on his honey do list. Its excerpted here: Hi […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

DIY Drama, Old Tractors And New Counters

You need to listen to the podcast to hear Paul

DIY Drama, Old Tractors and New Counters We start off by talking about the True Value DIY Drama contest. You can win $5000 if your story is chosen as a winner. Brian and Paul have both had some drama but Paul most recently. You MUST listen to Paul tell his drama story in the podcast. […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

Fein Tools And The Smart Grid

The Fein Multimaster

The Handyguys start out discussing some tools for Fathers Day. Instead of doing a gift guide we decided to ask our twitter followers ( follow @handyguys ) what they would like us to discuss as a great fathers day gift for a handyguy. One follower said that her husband was eying up the Fein Multimaster […]

Read the full article & check out the show →

What To Do When You Leave Your House For Vacation

Test your smoke detector

The Handyguys discuss how to prepare your home when it is not in use! Brian and Paul first answer a question they received from Greg: Our home is about a year and a half old, and we have a problem with a smoke detector.  This particular detector is in the center of the downstairs area […]

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 →

Home Security, Home Surveillance And Home Automation&

Is this guy a criminal?

The Handyguys provide an introduction to DIY home security, surveillance and automation. The Handyguys give an overview of these technologies in this episode. We may dedicate a show to each of these topics later in the year. If you have any specific products that you would like discussed or have any questions on DIY home […]

Read the full article & check out the show →