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 384 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 2 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 16 hours 5 minutes


episode 1215: After school storage ideas and mistakes you can make with your garbage disposal

In this weeks mid-week special we tackle those ideas for storing the kids stuff. You know that pile when they get home from school by the front door? Yeah that one! Then we dive into garbage disposals and the mistakes people make using them...


 2021-09-14  28m

episode 1216: Do you pre-wash dishes before the dishwasher? We answer your questions! Plus DIY Appliance tune up!

When was the last time you tuned up your appliances? Have you checked the water filter on your front load washing machine? When was the last time you adjusted the thermostat on your oven? There are a ton of things that can save you money and are DIY friendly that you can tackle! We will discuss pre-washing those dishes and if that is actually making your dishes even dirtier than if you just scraped them off into the trash and loaded them up...


 2021-09-18  41m

episode 1217: We talk with Andrew Guido from Erth Homes, building homes centered on human health & well-being

This is just not another healthy home conversation. We take a dive with Andrew Guido, a building biologist. Andrew has a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from the Schulich School of Business from York University in Toronto, Ontario and is a Certified Building Biologist from the Building Biology Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico. When you are building a new home, or even remodeling there are a LOT of things that you should take into account to make your house heathier to live in...


 2021-09-18  1h2m

episode 1218: A Contractor wanted to get paid early and he destroyed her new bathroom. We talk about the video.

Its been all over the interweb! A contractor in Colorado said he wasnt getting paid so he went and "repossesed" the bathroom. That is what the media is saying but it is the truth? Not really. We sure would have have paid him! We dive into the details and we hope to get the homeowner on the show real soon. Bad contractors are a huge problem and lets take a look at the details we know. If you just read the headling its not what you think. Here is a link to the video: https://www.kptv...


 2021-09-21  15m

episode 1219: Are you ready for fall? Eric and Caroline talk about those projects that save you money!

Now that we are fully in fall or at least my calendar says so, there are some projects that we should be looking at as we head closer to winter. Eric G and Caroline B discuss what are some of the common ways to heat your home and what seems to be the best way in each part of the country. They discuss some of the little projects you can knock out now and be that much farther ahead of the game! Plus there are some easy tips with new products to keep mice and pests out of your home and garage...


 2021-09-25  43m

episode 1220: Skip Bedell from Catch a Contractor and Fox & Friends

Did you ever see Catch a Contractor with Skip and Alison Bidell with Adam Carolla? They spent three seasons busting California's worse contractors that had taken advatage of homeowners. Now you can catch him on Fox and Friends in the weekdays talking about the latest in Home Improvement products. We get Skip and Alison in the studio to chat about all of this and some of the back stories to some of the bad contractors they caught in those seasons...


 2021-09-25  1h11m

episode 1221: Its HVAC tune up time. What is going on with Fed-Ex? Plus more about material shortages!

Caroline Blazovsky and Eric Goranson talk about the aftermath of her birthday party and then jump into Eric getting his HVAC system tuned up today! Plus they will jump into the material shortages in the home improvement industry AND what is going on with Fed-Ex? What is going on with them? All this and more in this weeks mid-week special! 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...


 2021-09-28  20m

episode 1222: Smart Home Tech! How to get your best internet connection and new smart home tech for 2021

With plenty of us working from home still in fall of 2021 and more and more streaming options hitting us, we need to have that internet that we pay good money for working at its best. We want to get what we pay for right? Many times we assume its too many people using it or its the weather when its a problem inside or outside of our homes. Lets talk about how to get your internet working at its best and then dive into some of the best new smart home devices for 2021...


 2021-10-02  40m

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...


 2021-10-02  41m

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...


 2021-10-06  13m