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

Cellular PVC Deck Design Considerations

Building an Azek Cellular PVC Deck

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-161.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this audio podcast The Handyguys discuss Building an Azek Cellular PVC Deck. The Handyguys discuss when to DIY and when not to DIY, design considerations, choosing a contractor and materials selection. To DIY … Continue reading Building an Azek Cellular PVC Deck

Jamb just prior to wood rot

Preventing wood rot on door jambs and deck posts

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-156.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSOn this episode, Handyguy Paul brings two topics to the podcast pertaining preventing wood rot and to wood and ground contact. Preventing Wood Rot on Door Jambs Paul asks Handyguy Brian about the best way to … Continue reading Preventing wood rot on door jambs and deck posts

aerators

Renting a Lawn Aerator and avoiding weeds

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/quicktip_episode_1.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSOkay – here is a quick tip, not a full show. Lawn Aerating Fall and Spring are a great time to aerate your lawn. An aerator will break up hard compacted soil and allow … Continue reading Renting a Lawn Aerator and avoiding weeds

GE Refrigerator Not Cooling Troubleshooting and Repair

GE Refrigerator Not Cooling Troubleshooting and Repair

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-152.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys discuss modern refrigerator troubleshooting. Many of these tips apply regardless of who makes your refrigerator. Paul’s GE side by side refrigerator is not cooling correctly (model gss25tsre.ss). In this audio podcast The … Continue reading GE Refrigerator Not Cooling Troubleshooting and Repair

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

Stamped Concrete

Hardscaping Options – Concrete, pavers or stamped concrete

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-147.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSHardscaping options The Handyguys discuss some hardscaping options under consideration for Brian’s fathers house – concrete, stamped concrete and pavers. Concrete Ideas and Tips Plain old concrete is the cheapest and fastest option for … Continue reading Hardscaping Options – Concrete, pavers or stamped concrete

Stink Bugs

Stink Bug Prevention, Control, Removal and Elimination

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-146.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSStink Bugs! Perhaps we wouldn’t hate them sooooo much if they had a better name. Perhaps if Stink Bugs were called Smiley Bugs, Fun Bugs, Sweet Bugs or something else it would make them … Continue reading Stink Bug Prevention, Control, Removal and Elimination

Plaster and Lath wall

Repairing Plaster Walls and Attaching Things to Plaster Walls

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-144.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSRepairing plaster walls and attaching things to plaster walls are discussed in this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast. The Handyguys received this question from a listener: Would you please talk in detail about … Continue reading Repairing Plaster Walls and Attaching Things to Plaster Walls

sawdust

Dust Collection and Resiential Sprinkler Systems

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-143.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSHow should the do-it-yourselfer handle dust? When the handyman moves inside to cut and sand wood, a major hazard exists with all the dust that is accumulated in the air and potentially in your … Continue reading Dust Collection and Resiential Sprinkler Systems

Emerald Ash Borer Trap

Preventing and repairing thatch and those purple triangle thingys in trees

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-141.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this audio episode The Handyguys discuss thatch in your lawn as well as discuss those purple kite looking things that are showing up in trees around many states in the Midwest and Northeast. … Continue reading Preventing and repairing thatch and those purple triangle thingys in trees

True Value DIY Blog Squad and The Handyguys

Audio podcasting gear we use (to do the show) and True Value Blog Squad

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-140.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast we answer a question we get a lot – What gear do we use to make our show? We also announce our participation in the True … Continue reading Audio podcasting gear we use (to do the show) and True Value Blog Squad

DIY Home Inspection Checklist Download (PDF)

Home Inspection and Selecting Plywood

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-136.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast we honor Home Inspection Month by talking home inspections and discussing our DIY Home Inspection Checklist, we also talk about selecting plywood. Home inspection month April … Continue reading Home Inspection and Selecting Plywood

Freestanding Deck

Building a freestanding deck and dealing with voles

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-135.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSOn this audio podcast the Handyguys discuss Brian’s free-standing deck and Paul’s Vole problems. How to Build Freestanding Decks There are several advantages to building a deck freestanding, not attached to your house, and … Continue reading Building a freestanding deck and dealing with voles

Load of Ipe for Brian's Deck

Replacing Water Heater Expansion Tanks and Ipe Decking

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-134.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast, Paul continues his discussion about his leaky hot water heater and Brian reveals what material he chose for his deck project. Temperature and Pressure T&P valves … Continue reading Replacing Water Heater Expansion Tanks and Ipe Decking

Leaky T&P Tempature and Pressure valve

Repair a leaking water heater T&P and planning for a new deck

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-133.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast The Handyguys discuss their recent projects; repairing a leaky hot water heater and preparing for a new back yard deck. Water Heater Leaky T&P – Temperature … Continue reading Repair a leaking water heater T&P and planning for a new deck