Around the House® Home Improvement

The ULTIMATE Home Improvement Podcast and Syndicated Radio Show. Two National Experts Eric Goranson “Eric G” and Caroline Blazovsky “Caroline B” help homeowners and contractors tackle projects around the house. This is not your typical handyman show. This talk show will bring you everything from the latest home DIY project and building advice to current events and celebrity guests. You will hear from leading experts, your favorite home improvement stars and creators of exciting new technologies for your home. If you want to learn about home improvement and be entertained this show is for you. About our hosts: 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...

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 472 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 2 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 22 hours 8 minutes


episode 1125: Pro Insider: Is the homeowner always right? Don't fall into this business trap.

In today's Pro Insider Podcast we tackle the myth of is "The Customer Always Right"? This can be a massive issue in your project and your liability as a designer or contractor. Take a listen as this episode was inspired by a contractors social media post of the night before that exposed them to a huge liability. 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...


 2021-04-01  12m

episode 1126: Why are housing prices going so high? Plus 8 Everyday things in your house that are dirtier than a toilet

In many places in the US housing prices are increasing rapidly. Is your house insured for that? Are lumber prices effecting your projects or a new house? We answer those questions and give our predictions on how things might move forward. Plus we dive into 8 things around your house that are dirtier than your toilet...


 2021-04-03  40m

episode 1127: Interior and Exterior Doors with Simpson Door Company and my warning about bad advice on DIY

Doors are a hot subject right now with people trying to quiet down the inside of the house. They can also change the entire look of your home. Doors can be really confusing for many people and we take a deep dive into Doors with Brad Loveless from Simpson Door Company. For More information on Simpson Door head to: (https://www.simpsondoor...


 2021-04-03  37m

episode 1128: Mid Week Special: Those extended warranties and home warranties

Have you ever purchased an extended warranty or damage plan and thought you got what you got and then realize you got burned? It even happens to me BUT let’s talk about the details that matter and what you should be looking for with those extended warranties on electronics and things around your house. 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...


 2021-04-07  10m

episode 1129: Pro Insider: The Contractor vs Designer relationship and my secrets to making it work

The Contractor vs Designer relationship can be a difficult one. The contractor has their hang ups with the designer and the designer has their hang ups with the contractor. How do both sides navigate this and make a workable relationship? Let’s talk about my secrets to make this work seamlessly between both parties. There is a lot of planning that should be done when you first work together before you even write an estimate or design a project. Join on in the conversation...


 2021-04-07  12m

episode 1130: Pressure washer basics and is your house earthquake ready? 4 10 2021

Pressure washers for many people are an integral part of spring cleaning. However, you can do a lot of damage to materials around your home. We dive into the great things pressure washers are good for and the things you should stay away from. We then talk about some new products for child safety and how to keep those kids inside your home and not falling from windows this spring and summer. We close out the show talking about if your home is Earthquake ready...


 2021-04-10  40m

episode 1131: Kitchen and Bathroom Design Trends for 2021 and 2022.

Are you taking on a DIY project and are using products that might hurt your homes resale value? Are you working with a designer for a new house or remodel? We take a deep dive into where kitchens and bathrooms are headed in the next few years and the current trends and products that will make life healthier, cleaner, and be easier to use and maintain...


 2021-04-10  40m

episode 1132: Mid Week Special: Is paint and primer in one the same as a good primer or paint?

We have all seen it on the shelf… the paint and primer in one can. Is it really that good? We discuss this today and when you can use that product and not primer and when that primer is a key part of the process even when the product says it will work...


 2021-04-13  12m

episode 1133: Pro Insider: Lowes is entering the fight for the Lumberyard Customer

Home Depot a few years ago started fighting to gain more return business with the Pro Consumer. That segment is worth about 400 billion dollars today. Now Lowe’s is tossing its hat in the ring with new services and features trying to pull those consumers back from the Orange store and local lumberyards. Let’s discuss how they are planning to take those customers and turn them into Lowes consumers...


 2021-04-14  12m

episode 1134: Creating a Dog friendly space and managing rainwater on your DIY projects

There are a lot of products out there that claim to be pet friendly. We discuss some of the claims that are a little outrageous and what are the best steps to create a dog friendly home. What are Eric’s projects that he did to create a space that keeps the house clean and keeps the pets comfortable and happy. As we dive into these spring projects, we should keep an eye on those changes we need to do to control rainwater. If you are working on some landscaping projects, you this info is for you...


 2021-04-17  41m