Dormant Grass

Drought Lawn Care

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-162.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSOver 70% of the country has been classified as abnormally dry, or worse. What about the oasis in your own backyard? Lawn Care Do’s and Don’ts During a Drought DON’T Water your lawn at night. Grass left wet … Continue reading Drought Lawn Care

Edison base Incandescent

Lightbulb bans, government intervention and personal choice

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-150.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys discuss the government involvement in banning traditional light bulbs. Yup – The government has ‘outlawed’ the tried and true light bulb. Even after this podcast was recorded some representatives in congress have … Continue reading Lightbulb bans, government intervention and personal choice

Christmas Montage

Last Minute Christmas List ideas

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-149.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys did a bit of virtual perusing of the isles of our local True Value. Each of us made a Christmas shopping list and then compared our choices in this entertaining podcast.  We … Continue reading Last Minute Christmas List ideas

Colored LED Christmas Lights

LED Christmas Lights for Energy Savings

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-148.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSCan you save some money using LED Christmas Lights? The Handyguys discuss LED, mini-incandescent and C9 and C7 Christmas lights. LED Energy Savings This podcast was inspired by an article Handyguy Brian read on … Continue reading LED Christmas Lights for Energy Savings

CFL Bulbs

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

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-117.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe 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 … Continue reading How To Cut Metal, CFL Safety And Water Saving Flush Valves

Different colored sheds

Building A Shed And Led Light Bulb Opinions

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-107.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSWe address a question about shed materials and foundations as well as briefly discuss LED light bulbs. Sheds The Handyguys received a call from Rick from Sawdust Chronicles and The Splintered Board podcasts.  He … Continue reading Building A Shed And Led Light Bulb Opinions

Energy Star FAIL

Energy Star Fraud And Basement Egress Requirements

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-106.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys cover two topics in this show. We discuss fraud, abuse and lack of accountability with the U.S. government’s Energy Star program and then discuss basement egress requirements. Energy Star Fail The Government … Continue reading Energy Star Fraud And Basement Egress Requirements

Modern Appliances

Modern Appliances Stink, Quality Of New Appliances

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-101.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys discuss why modern appliances suck stink and briefly discuss how to fix a whirlpool GS6SHEXNL00 side by side refrigerator. The Handyguys are NOT appliance repairmen First off – The Handyuys are NOT … Continue reading Modern Appliances Stink, Quality Of New Appliances

How To Caulk Windows And Where To Caulk Windows

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-94.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys discuss the the energy saving task of caulking windows. Announcements Before we discuss caulking windows we would like to remind our listeners and viewers of our recent video production on replacing a … Continue reading How To Caulk Windows And Where To Caulk Windows

Fall Home Improvement Checklist

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-89.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSHow do you get your house ready for the Winter Season? Join the Handyguys in a not-so-methodical checklist for the winter season.  This is not your every day handyman (or not so handyperson) checklist.  … Continue reading Fall Home Improvement Checklist

Furnace Filters

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-88.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSFurnace filters are a critical component of your heating and cooling system. Make sure they are changed regularly. We discuss the myriad of choices in furnace filters in this podcast. The Handyguys group filters … Continue reading Furnace Filters

Basement Systems Continued And Paint Removal

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-72.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSBasement Toilet Installs, Water Saving Flush Valves and Dryer Vent Cleaning First off – The Handyguys begin by addressing a listener question. Julianne asks: Hi! I am considering purchasing a bi-level home. When you … Continue reading Basement Systems Continued And Paint Removal

Air-Conditioning Troubleshooting Checklist

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-69.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this episode of The Handyguys Podcast we discuss air-conditioning. Air-conditioning is not something the typical handyguy or girl is familiar with. We turn it on and expect it to work as designed. What … Continue reading Air-Conditioning Troubleshooting Checklist

Fein Tools And The Smart Grid

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-67.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe 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 … Continue reading Fein Tools And The Smart Grid

Faucet Installation Tips

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-52.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys upgrade their faucet hardware and provide videos to prove it! Many weeks ago we promised to talk about faucet installation. Brian recently installed a great Price Pfister Ashfield for his powder room. … Continue reading Faucet Installation Tips

Monitoring Your Power Consumption

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-42.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSA review of the Powercost MonitorTM A couple months ago, the Handyguys heard about a device that can tell you your current home power consumption and hourly cost for electricity.   The device is … Continue reading Monitoring Your Power Consumption

Mighty Putty Best Practices

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-41b.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys discuss how to use Mighty Putty, answer a listener question and talk about Honey Do Lists. Thanks to Mighty Putty for sponsoring this episode. We have all seen Mighty Putty advertise on … Continue reading Mighty Putty Best Practices

Can You Save 50% In Your Energy Bill With A Space Heater?

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-39.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSCan you save 50% with a space heater? The Handyguys discuss this and also discuss a listener question. Question: Jennifer had some questions about a door that wasn’t hanging straight. Her issue was that … Continue reading Can You Save 50% In Your Energy Bill With A Space Heater?

Tiny house's can save you money

Saving Money While Heating Your Home

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-36.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys discuss ways to save money during this upcoming winter season. Part 2 of 2 on energy saving tips. Our first order of business is to respond to Phil’s followup question about replacing … Continue reading Saving Money While Heating Your Home