Around the House® Home Improvement

Your Home Improvement Podcast! Two National Experts Eric G and Caroline B help homeowners and contractors tackle those projects around the house! This is not your typical handyman show as we take a deeper dive into everything inside and outside your home. We talk about everything from your latest DIY project to a Healthy Home and what you need to think about before you jump in. Plus we interview the leading experts, your favorite home improvement stars, and creators of exciting new products. If you are looking for the latest in home technology this show is for you. Eric Goranson, CKD is a Certified Kitchen Designer with the National Kitchen and Bath Association for over 20 years and has been designing since 1993. Nationally recognized as “Eric G®”, he is a syndicated 10-year home improvement radio talk show host. Eric talks with homeowners and contractors about remodeling and new construction techniques every week. He is also a national podcaster and is now heard internationally and with about half of the listening audience being from the building trade. His shows draw great support from the contracting community...

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episode 1231: Shag Carpet and our stories of DIY gone wrong and how to prevent it


With more than 50 years of combined experience Eric Goranson and Caroline Blazovsky have seen a lot go on around the house. This episode is jamb packed with personal stories about disasters inside your home that can easily be avoided. It could be dealing with someone that is transitioning into a memory care facility to a microwave fire there are simple things that can prevent these disasters...


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episode 1232: Healthy Building with Andew Pace plus we talk a little Scotch and Whiskey


If you are remodeling or building we dont want to pick the wrong products that might give us issues later. We talk with Andrew Pace, a nationally recognized expert on green and healthy building products. As founder of the oldest healthy building supply company in the United States, Andrew has become one of the single most helpful and educational experts dealing with the day-to-day concerns of those individuals who suffer from allergies, asthma and chemical sensitivities...


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episode 1230: Why are those allergies so bad this fall? Plus we talk about the next giveaway!


October is Indoor Air Quality Month and Both Caroline's and Eric's allergies are in full swing...


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episode 1229: Colorado Contractor Destroys Renovated Bathroom; We talk with Amber Trucke and Jason McDaniel


Many of us saw the headlines.. The Daily Mail showed it as "Moment Colorado contractor takes sledgehammer to newly remodeled bathroom, claiming he wasn't paid" or Yahoo reported the headline as "Footage shows an "angry" contractor with a sledgehammer wrecking a customer's bathroom over a $4,225 payment dispute". The headline really never tells the inside story and if you saw the follow up pictures of the ultra low quality construction you knew there was a massive problem on this jobsite...


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episode 1228: What a homeowner can do to make sure their remodel goes smoothly


As homeowners sometimes we made decisions or do things that cause large problems in a remodel. There are things we can do that cause contractors to charge more money just because our actions are causing more work for them. How can you save money on a project? This episode is jam packed with tips on how to save you money and not cause a divorce in the next remodel project you tackle...


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episode 1227: Banned! New gas lawnmowers and gas leaf blowers and gas lawncare equipment. Time to charge up


Saturday California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law that orders state regulators to ban the sale of new gas-powered equipemtn using small off-road engines. That will include lawnmowers, leaf blowers, generators, and pressure washers as of Jan 1, 2024. We debate this discussion in our mid-week special as well as the part of the law that is not discussed in the news that says that all gas powered generators will have to be zero emission...


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episode 1226: Ready to ship appliances and plumbing from ZLine Appliances


Around the House talks with Galen Bradford from Zline about their luxury appliances and plumbing fixtures. Eric G has many of these products in his home and they talk about how they are one of the only companies in the US with appliances and plumbing fixtures. For more information head to: Zlinekitchen.com Thanks for listening to Around the house if you want to hear more please subscribe so you get notified of the latest episode as it posts at https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate...


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episode 1225: Our tips to hire a great contractor in 2021! How do you find a good one?


Hiring a contractor can be a scary task! You are writing a check to someone that you are hoping will take your project more seriously than even you are. Did you hire the right person? Eric Goranson and Caroline Blazovsky will walk you through many of the important steps to finding that right licensed and bonded contractors and what to watch out for during the process. This is a must listen to if you are getting ready to hire out a project...


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episode 1224: Building Inspectors in Florida and an insider secret to finding that lost Fed Ex package


There are a lot of good building inspectors out there. However there is at least one electrical inspector in Florida is phoning it in. We will discuss how waiting lists for new homes can make it hard for homeowners to check brand new homes to see if it was build correctly when the builder wont allow a home inspector in the building before closing. Eric G had some parts coming from his house that were built to order and somehow got lost in transit...


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episode 1223: The top 5 power tools everyone should own


Who makes what brand of tools? Is Porter Cable the same company as Craftsman? How about DeWalt? We answer all those questions and so much more plus the five tools that every homeowner should have. Pick any brand and there are at least 100 power tools from each manufacturer. So we help you with your first five! You might be surprised about a few of them...


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