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Handyman Pros Radio Show

By Larry and John
Two professional handymen discuss how you can save time, money, and aggravation on home repair, maintenance, and improvements. Our content addresses common problems and challenges of property ownership. Topics include strategies and techniques for home management, do it yourself (DIY) tips and tricks, home technology, maintenance, real estate investing, and more! We value listener feedback, and welcome the opportunity to answer your questions (questions@handymanprosradioshow.com) or join our Facebook group at Handyman Pros. More information is available at handymanprosradioshow.com.
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Legal and Illegal Activities for DIYers
In this episode the Handyman Pros discuss permitting of potential projects you may be considering.  Included in the conversation are safety concerns, resources for information, and some common sense tips and tricks to consider before starting any project. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
33:29
June 21, 2021
Fixing Those Undermount Kitchen Sinks
This tip is all about fixing those undermount kitchen sinks.  Many times you will experience one of these falling away from the counter top.  The Handyman Pros discuss a good quick fix they use to reattach the sink for a permanent fix. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
09:00
June 17, 2021
Garbage Disposals: A grinding question
This episode of the Handyman Pros Radio Show is all about garbage disposals.  If you have questions about choosing, replacing, installing, and maintaining a garbage disposal, this episode is for you.  The Handyman Pros discuss specifications, installation, and maintenance and, as always, have plenty of tips and tricks that can help you save time, money, and aggravation! Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
38:39
June 14, 2021
Adjusting Those Ball Catches on Top of Doors
Do your internal French doors not stay closed when you shut them?  Are they hard to close?  This week's quick tip is about ball catches, the mechanisms that keep your French doors closed.   We discuss how to locate, adjust, and maintain your ball catches so that you can easily open and close your internal French doors. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
04:52
June 10, 2021
Springtime Garden Tool Tune-up
This episode of The Handyman Pros Show is a massive tips and tricks episode on getting your yard tools ready for the summer season.  Gas engines, hand tools, blades, and more are discussed, with some really simple tips that will help you save time, money, and aggravation. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
31:10
June 7, 2021
Doorbells, Hackers, and Amazon Sidewalk
This week’s action tip is a two part tip on cyber security and your home automation and security systems (The Internet of Things).  If you have an integrated system, you need to listen to this podcast. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
16:34
June 3, 2021
Building a Retaining Wall - a Primer
Have you ever considered building a retaining wall?  This episode of the Handyman Pros Radio Show is a primer on building small retaining walls.  John and Larry discuss a retaining wall project Larry has been building at his home.  Included is information on material selection, layout tips and tricks, drainage, and other pertinent information for construction of a retaining wall. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
36:19
May 31, 2021
Fog Free Glasses and Shower Door Rainx Tip
Would you like to keep your glasses and shower doors fog free?  This week's action tip discusses using Rain X to keep your glass items clear and fog free.  We also are appealing to our audience for more information about the content of the show.  This is your chance to give us feedback and help us give you better value in our show topic selections. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
09:41
May 27, 2021
Discussion of Recent Industry Article on Kitchen and Baths
The Handyman Pros have a fascinating discussion about a recent article from the National Kitchen & Bath Association discussing trends and expectations in the remodeling sector. If you are considering a major remodel, definitely check this show out! Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
25:58
May 24, 2021
Cybercrime Hits All of Us
This week's action tip comes from an incident in which Larry was the target of a cybercriminal.  An interesting take on how creative criminals can be along with a few tips and tricks to protect yourself. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:48
May 20, 2021
Carpets and Rugs: An interview with Eric Scharff
The handyman pros have a discussion with a carpet professional about carpet.  We discuss the basic materials that carpets are made of, the pros and cons of each type, life expectancy, and maintenance processes for your carpet.  Eric Scharff has been in the carpet industry for most of his career and gave us some great tips and tricks for maintaining carpeting. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
49:36
May 17, 2021
Fixing Those Dripping Gate Valves Found On Most Hose Faucets
Have a hose bibb that is leaking?  Ever wondered how to stop the leak without replacing the whole valve?  This week's action tip is the answer to these questions.  The handyman pros have a discussion about "packing" a gate valve to stop the water leaks (it's actually quite simple if you have the right material).      Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
05:30
May 13, 2021
Let's discuss Pressure Washers
Spring has sprung and it's once again time to clean everything outside your home.  The handyman pros discuss the various different pressure washer options including power type, pressure and flow, nozzles, and techniques to safely and efficiently work a pressure washer. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
27:39
May 10, 2021
Fixing Unsightly HVAC Return Grates
Are your HVAC grates looking unsightly?  This week’s Handyman Pros Action Tip gives a simple fix to the problem of ugly HVAC grates. Join our facebook group @handyman pros or send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com,
05:30
May 6, 2021
An Interview with Ray Anderson - The Drywall Doctor
If you want the drywall 101 course, how to tape and finish drywall, you have to listen to this interview.  We interviewed Ray Anderson, the drywall doctor.  Ray has been in the drywall business forever.  Ray has forgotten more about drywall than the handyman pros know.  Ray has a successful YouTube channel and contracting business and was gracious enough to share many of his secrets with us. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
49:12
May 3, 2021
What's Going on With Lack of Building Materials
This week’s Handyman Pros Action Tip: Why are the shelves in the big box stores empty?  The Handyman Pros discuss the ramifications of a supply chain shortage in building materials. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
08:42
April 29, 2021
Chad Carson Follow-up Interview: Progress on His Property Renovation
We follow up with Chad Carson from Coach Carson.com.  If you remember, we had Chad on several months ago to discuss a remodel of a 100 year old property.  Chad is a successful real estate investor, Podcaster, You-tuber, and author, who teaches real estate investing.  In our first interview, the project was underway, this episode is the follow up to completion of that project. We discuss the challenges of a major remodel including building schedule, cost considerations, hiring a General Contractor, covid, and several other issues. Join our facebook group @handyman pros or send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com
38:50
April 26, 2021
Garbage Garbage
The Handyman Pros give some tips and tricks that will help you streamline your project by being prepared for the inevitable pile of trash that will result! Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
07:36
April 22, 2021
Blindster Part Two: Discussion with Kyle Cox, President of Blindster.com
The Handyman Pros interview Kyle Cox from Blindster.com on the latest trends and styles in the window coverings.  We do a deep dive into the many different options available, their uses, and how they may help you achieve your home decor goals. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
52:35
April 19, 2021
The Iguana Was Where?
This week's action tip tells a funny story from the news.  The handyman pros give a tip on how to avoid intrusions from animals in your home.  The basis of the story comes from South Florida.  Stay tuned! Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:07
April 15, 2021
Converting a Garage Door
In this episode the Handyman Pros have a discussion about converting a pull down garage door into a beautiful wall of windows.  Larry has been doing a basement remodel and wanted to share a story of creating living space from what was once a basement shop.  If you are looking for ideas, this show will help! Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
23:17
April 12, 2021
CPVC Pipe Tips
If you have CPVC plumbing in your home, this is a must listen to action tip that can save you a tremendous amount of aggravation.  The Handyman pros give some tips on working with ageing CPVC plumbing and how to avoid a plumbing disaster. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
09:41
April 8, 2021
An Interview With Mike Foti of Innovate Building Solutions
In this episode, the Handyman Pros interview Mike Foti, President and Chief Executive Officer, from Innovate Building Solutions.com.     Larry was looking for an alternative to tile, and through the magic of the internet, came upon Innovate Building Solutions, and their unique FIBO wall panel system.  FIBO is an alternative to traditional tile for bathroom renovations.  Mike shares his insight on this product, it’s origins, and installation tips. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
43:54
April 5, 2021
A Few Tips on Smoke Detectors
The Pros discuss smoke detectors and have a few tips on changing batteries and stopping the endless chirping noise. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
08:11
April 1, 2021
The Truth About Septic Systems
This week the Handyman pros discuss and dispel some common myths about septic systems..  Join us as we answer the following and more. Septic systems are really complicated Septic systems are expensive to maintain Septic systems waste water Bad for the environment They are unsafe Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
33:19
March 29, 2021
How to Get Pet Hair Our of You Car and Furniture
This week’s Handyman Pros Action Tip gives a solution to removing dog hair from your carpet! Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
05:22
March 25, 2021
Trade School: What an opportunity!
In this episode the Handyman Pros discuss the opportunities presented by attending trade school. Included is an assessment of the job market, some of the pay ranges available, financing, apprenticeships, and some of the ancillary opportunities that arise from working in the trades. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
19:19
March 22, 2021
Take Inventory of Your Home With This Easy to Use App
Want to have a simple system to inventory your home? This week’s Handyman Pros Action Tip reviews an app called Home Contents that offers a simple solution to keeping track of the items in your home. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
07:25
March 18, 2021
How to Choose A Ladder
In this episode the Handyman Pros have a discussion about choosing the right ladder. Walking down the ladder aisle in the big box store can be confusing. The handyman pros discuss the differences between ladders, your applications, safety concerns, and other pertinent facts about choosing the right ladder for your needs. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
25:22
March 15, 2021
Drilling through Tile
Do you need to mount something to ceramic tile? This week’s Handyman Pros Action Tip is all about drilling tile. Included are simple tips about drill bits for tile and using blue tape to keep the drill bit from “walking” on the tile. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:26
March 11, 2021
Let’s Talk Project Management
In this episode the Handyman Pros discuss managing major projects. The Handyman Pros present a whole house build versus doing a major remodel. The Pros recently responded to a listener who was contemplating becoming their own General Contractor. We thought it appropriate to talk about what goes into a whole house build. Topics include Time Management, Budgeting, Working with Contractors and Subs, Permitting and more. If you are contemplating being your own General Contractor, this is a must listen to show. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
34:12
March 8, 2021
Action Tip: Get Your Windshield Squeaky Clean
Want to really clean your car's windshield?  This week’s Handyman Pros Action Tip gives a detailers secret to cleaning your windshield: 0000 steel wool! Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
04:12
March 4, 2021
Repurposing; Let’s Get Creative!
In this episode the Handyman Pros have a discussion about repurposing various different items to create a solution you might not have thought about.  What do you do with extra luxury vinyl tile, lumber, old containers and other building products?  The handyman pros give some alternative uses for these products that really can help you save time, money, and aggravation. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
29:14
March 1, 2021
Action Tip: Check Your Thermostat Batteries and Avoid a Costly Service Call
This week’s Handyman Pros Action Tip is a starting point for repair of smoke alarms, thermostats, garage door openers and key fobs!  The simple solution so many people forget; check your batteries. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
05:41
February 25, 2021
Everything you need to know about blinds: An interview with Kyle Cox from Blindster.com
In this episode, the Handyman Pros interview Kyle Cox from Blindster.com.  While the Handyman Pros have installed many a blind, we decided to interview the true expert in the industry, Kyle Cox.  The Handyman Pros ask Kyle the questions you might have about selection and installation of window treatments.  Kyle describes his product lines, application and usage, and some cool features of working with Blindster.com.  Tune in for some great tips and tricks on the process of choosing and installing window treatments. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
39:24
February 22, 2021
Action Tip: Check Your Garage Door Opener Hardware
When was the last time you checked the mounting hardware on your garage door?  The Handyman Pros have tips and tricks on one of the largest moving parts of your home, the garage door. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
04:53
February 18, 2021
Cutting Concrete- Its Not As Difficult As You Think
In this episode the Handyman Pros have a discussion about cutting concrete.  Larry spent some time this week cutting concrete and thought the Handyman Pros could pass on some tips and tricks for cutting concrete!  Included in this discussion are safety precautions and gear, planning the cut, Equipment needed, dust control, and more! Helping save you time, money, and aggravation on your home maintenance and repair. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
27:41
February 15, 2021
Make Your Dishwasher More Efficient
Feel like your dishes don’t get really clean or really dry? In this episode, the handyman pros offer up a tip that will help your dishwasher clean and dry you dishes better. It’s such a simple trick, you will be surprised! Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
05:50
February 11, 2021
Repair or Replace, That Is The Question!
In this episode the Handyman Pros have a discussion about repairing or replacing components in your home. Larry and John give some practical advice as to a process to determine repair or replacement, what are the upsides and the downsides. Included are discussions about the age of components (appliances, roofs, driveways), anticipated longevity, labor costs, parts acquisition, and other factors that can help you make an informed decision as to whether you should repair or replace. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
29:47
February 8, 2021
Why Cleaning Your Dryer Vent is Important
Have you ever cleaned your dryer vent? In this week's action tip, the handyman pros discuss cleaning your dryer vent. Both John and Larry have a couple of dryer vent stories to tell. By the way, the old excuse of not having your homework done because of a dryer fire can be avoided! Questions, Comments, Concerns?Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
07:36
February 4, 2021
Roofing - The Basics
This Episode: Roofing basics Your roof is your first line of defense from overhead intruders and water. The handyman pros have a discussion about the basics of roofing, helping you to better understand what your roof does and how to care for it. Composition, construction, materials and more are also discussed. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
29:21
February 1, 2021
The Hazards of Outdated Wiring
Do you have an older home with outdated wiring (2 wire). This is a must listen to show describing some of the hazards of living with outdated wiring We discuss the history of the how and where the 3 prong ground wiring in modern homes came from.  Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:21
January 28, 2021
Don’t Look Now . . .But, Here Come The Drones
Don’t Look Now . . .But,  Here Come The Drones We interview Cliff Whitney from Atlanta Hobby.com and UAVExperts.com.  Cliff has comprehensive knowledge about drone usage.  We talk about the uses of drones you might not know about including inspections of property and roofs, A fascinating discussion.  We discuss everything from drones and UAV for beginners to professional usage in construction and the benefits. https://www.atlantahobby.com/ https://www.Uavexperts.com Questions, Comments, Concerns?Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here)
45:20
January 25, 2021
What Some People Found In Their House During a Renovation
The Handyman Pros share a story in the news about a Bootleggers stash found during a renovation. The term bootlegging seems originally to have been used by white persons in the Midwest in the 1880s to denote the practice of concealing flasks of liquor in their boot tops while trading with Native Americans. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
07:01
January 21, 2021
Home Improvement Shows - Let's Get Real
In This Episode the handyman pros discuss home improvement shows on TV. What is real, and what is dramatized? The Pros get real and explore Television versus reality. Included are stories from contractors whom have worked for the television shows, discussions of budgeting and financial, scope of project, and completion timing for home improvement projects. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
26:49
January 18, 2021
A Few Tips On Laying Flooring
This week's action edition focuses on laying flooring, decking, and sheet goods. A quick “How To” on the basics of these products. Included are tips to help not match seams, increase strength, and give a better overall look. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:30
January 14, 2021
An Interview With a New Handyman - Dan West of Athens Georgia
The Handyman Pros have a discussion with a new handyman, Dan West, Athens GA Handyman. Dan talks about home maintenance and how he has transitioned into the handyman business. Dan has some awesome tips and tricks to help you maintain your home, property, and some great ideas on starting as a handyman. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
39:27
January 11, 2021
Discussion of Roter Rooter Survey of the Best DIY Plumbers in the Country
In the news, the Roto Rooter thought leader survey. The Handyman Pros discuss some of the topics from a recent survey done by Roto Rooter about plumbing DIY. An interesting discussion and a critical action tip you need to do today! Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
10:15
January 7, 2021
Updating Your Door Hardware
Updating your hardware can be more complicated than you think. In this edition of the Handyman Pros Radio Show, John and Larry have a discussion about changing door hardware. Included are tips for budgeting, installation, tools needed, and many other things you might not have considered. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
40:22
January 4, 2021
Preparing for Next Year and What's Coming Up
In this edition the Handyman Pros discuss what’s going to be happening on the on the show in 2021, and ask for your assistance. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
15:46
December 31, 2020
2020; It’s in the books, Whew!
2020 has been quite a year, John and Larry have a retrospective discussion on what they have learned this year. Included are a bunch of great tips. Topics of conversation include best and worst jobs, best new technology, our biggest challenges, and thank you’s for following us on our journey. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
39:49
December 28, 2020
Action Tip : An email From C. Kringle about Reindeer Food
In this week's action tip, the handyman pros have some suggestions for feeding reindeer and sleigh drivers.  This tip might come in handy this evening!  Have a Merry Christmas. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter@handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
05:06
December 24, 2020
Organizing Your Tools
The handyman pros discuss how to organize your tools and supplies.  Included in the conversation are some tips and tricks for container use, organizational method, and prioritization.  We also discuss different tool organizational strategies and methods along with a discussion on wheels. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter @handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
23:25
December 21, 2020
Paying Attention to Work Being Done In Your Home
Have multiple contractors working on your home?  This week’s Handyman Pros Action Tip gives suggestions on how to coordinate contractors working together and how to create the expectation that your contractor will show you the repairs are functional. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter @handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
13:12
December 17, 2020
Bring on the Heat - Lets Talk Portable Heaters
It’s been cold in Atlanta, so the handyman pros decided to have a discussion about portable space heaters.  Included in the conversation are electric, kerosene, propane, forced air, radiant, ceramic, oil filled, and electric coil heaters.  Small to large spaces, fuel types, and safety concerns, if you need to bring heat to a specific area, the pros are talking about it! Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, follow us on Twitter @handyman radio, join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
27:50
December 14, 2020
Tip: Easy Way to Mount Items On The Wall That Use Those "Keyhole" Mounts.
The handyman pros give a tip on how to mount “keyhole” pictures, coat racks, shelves, etc.  This one is going to save you time and aggravation in hanging those items.  Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:10
December 10, 2020
Troubleshooting - Water Infiltration and Drainage
The Handyman Pros start a series on troubleshooting problems, this show specializing in water infiltration and drainage.  The pros discuss identifying root causes of water infiltration into basements and crawl spaces and provide some simple solutions that can solve you drainage problems. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
30:54
December 7, 2020
In The News: International Space Station Gets A Plumbing Upgrade
The handyman pros share an interesting item in the news about toilets.   The article will be posted on our Facebook page.  Enjoy! Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:32
December 3, 2020
Tool Review Show For the Season
The tool review show.  The handyman pros reveal their top tools for 2020, the features and advantages, and how these tools are essential to your productivity. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
31:18
November 30, 2020
Matching Paint Texture On a Small Wall Repair Using a Brush
Many times a small repair on the wall will not look right if you finish it by painting with a brush.  The Handyman Pros tell you how to use the brush you have in your hand to match the texture of a roller to make the repair seamless. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
04:55
November 26, 2020
The Shocking Truth : Inspect Your Electrical System On a Regular Basis
The Shocking Truth : Inspect your electrical System on a regular basis.  In This program The Handyman Pros discuss regular inspections of your electrical system. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
29:44
November 23, 2020
Easy Upgrade To Those Wire Rack Shelves
Are there alternatives to wire shelving? In this episode the handyman pros discuss upgrading your wire shelving to a track style system giving you more strength and versatility in your closet organization Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
09:60
November 19, 2020
Concrete: The Basics
Been contemplating a concrete project?  In this episode, the Handyman Pros discuss the basics of concrete, demystifying the big box store aisle.  Included will be some tips and tricks for product selection, application, and installation. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
43:43
November 16, 2020
Ring Doorbell Recall
Ring has issued an recall of up to 350,000 second generation doorbells.  Let's discuss which ones and what you need to do if you have one. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
05:54
November 12, 2020
The Benefits of Maintaining Your Home
Ever wondered “why” you should perform maintenance? In this episode, the Handyman Pros discuss the “Why” of maintenance programs for your home. Included are multiple examples where the Pros have saved time, money, and aggravation. Tune In!
19:50
November 9, 2020
Don't Get Surprised - Check Your Water Bill
Have you ever checked your water bill? In this episode, the Handyman Pros discuss setting a baseline and comparing your water bill against it. This tip could save you thousands!
12:21
November 5, 2020
Let's Talk Water Heaters - Do You Need to Replace One?
In this episode the Handyman Pros discuss water heaters. Learn some of the major concerns for installing and replacing a water heater. Both Tank and Tankless water heaters are discussed with key points about the conversion from tank to tankless water heating.
37:40
November 2, 2020
Happy Halloween - Let's Discuss What We Ran Into For Halloween
The Handyman Pros share some scary stories from the field. Snakes, Chipmunks, Floods, skeletons all come to life this Halloween!
17:49
October 29, 2020
Making Your Home Senior Friendly - an Interview with Anthony Cinotti (NAOSA) and Ed Padilla (ACHP)
Are your parents getting older? Ever wondered what you should be concerned with? Remodeling for elderly parents? The handyman pros have a discussion with Anthony Cinotti from the National Association of Senior Advocates (https://www.naosa.org/) and Ed Padilla from the Association of Certified Handyman Professionals ( https://handymanassociation.org )about preparing the home for seniors.
40:17
October 26, 2020
Tricks To Balancing a Ceiling Fan
Are the chains of your ceiling fan knocking against your light fixtures, making that noise that drives you crazy?  This week, the handyman pros give you a tip that balances your fan blades reducing the amount of motion in your ceiling fan. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
08:32
October 22, 2020
Dumawall: An Alternative To Tile
Looking for an alternative to tile?  In this episode, the handyman pros discuss a new product called Dumawall, the advantages and the drawbacks along with a couple of tips on where to install this product.  The pros also discuss using Luxury Vinyl Tile under the sink as a way to fix the floor of the sink cabinet. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
23:55
October 19, 2020
Polybutylene Pipe: Should You Do Anything If Your House Has It.
Do you have polybutylene pipe?  The handyman pros answer and email about polybutylene and give a quick explanation of several of the concerns in regards to polybutylene pipe. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
11:00
October 15, 2020
Navagating All The Different Types of Fasteners
You walk into the Big Box store and enter the Fastener aisle.  Holy smokes, what are all of these things used for?  How do I choose what fastener is really the best for my application?  In this episode, the Handyman Pros do an overview on fasteners, what to use where, when, and how. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
32:22
October 12, 2020
Swingers: Quick Fix to a Door That Swings Open
Swingers! Have a door that constantly swings open?  This week’s Handyman Pros Action Tip gives a simple fix to the problem of a swinging door! Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
04:60
October 8, 2020
Batteries Are a Part of Everyday Life - Learn More and Save
Batteries are a part of modern life, powering everything from the smallest electronics to cars and trucks.  What do you know about batteries and battery technology?  The handyman pros have a discussion about battery basics, what you need to know about batteries, and some critical points that can make your life better by choosing the right battery specification for your applications. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
40:12
October 5, 2020
Using a Foam Cannon on a Pressure Washer
Want to speed up cleaning the outside of your home?  This weeks Handyman Pros Action Tip discusses a foam cannon, allowing you to apply cleaning agents to your home’s exterior quickly and effectively.   Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
06:35
October 1, 2020
Purchasing Appliances at the Big Box Stores
Gone down to the big box store to purchase an appliance?  Decided to have that appliance delivered and installed, and then realized that the process is not all it’s cracked up to be?  In this episode, the handyman pros discuss John’s experiences with the big box delivery and installation services.  The Pros give some tips and tricks and a couple of suggestions that could reduce your frustration levels. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
30:05
September 28, 2020
How To Treat Bug Bites - We Get Our Share of 'em, We'll Tell What We Do
Have you been bitten by pesky insects? The handyman pros give a quick tip on making the insect bites go away with a bug stick. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
04:23
September 24, 2020
One Year Into Our Podcast - Here Is The Update From Over The Last Year.
It’s our one year anniversary! The handyman pros have a discussion about the highlights of the year in the Handyman business and on the podcast. A show filled with insight on why the Pros started the show, what they hope to achieve, some great stories, and a whole lot of fun! Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
57:31
September 21, 2020
How Can You Match Existing Wall Colors? Using the Color Snap Bluetooth Tool
This week the handyman pros discuss the Color Snap Tool, a paint matching tool that works in the field. If you need to match paint colors, this episode is for you. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
09:12
September 17, 2020
Bad Work is Worse Than No Work At All
Is bad work better than having no work done at all? The handyman pros have a discussion on the cause and effect of poor work. The discussion centers around several projects that the pros have been involved with where they wish no work had been done at all, as the projects became more complicated and actually had a negative effect on the overall outcome of the project. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message(Click Here).
21:43
September 14, 2020
Make Your Yard Look Amazing: Aerating Your Lawn
How to make your lawn look amazing: Aerating your lawn. Tips and tricks on using an aerator, benefits, and type of aerator machine to use. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
07:22
September 10, 2020
Labor Day Show
Our Labor Day show. The handyman pros discuss the labor day holiday, fall maintenance, and getting your home ready for winter. Tips include furnace startup, door seals, pest control, safety checks and more. Enjoy. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
25:28
September 7, 2020
Make Your House Smell Great Using Your HVAC System
This week’s action tip: How to freshen the air in your whole house using air filter fresheners.  The handyman pros discuss whole house air fresheners and give a couple of quick tips to make your home smell great. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:26
September 3, 2020
Do Not Ignore Home Repairs - A Few Examples From The Field
Have you ever said something like, “I see that my gutters are clogged, I’m really busy, I’ll do that later” and later never comes?  How ignoring maintenance problems can lead to major repairs, and action tips that will find the root cause of problems in your home.  The Handyman Pros have a discussion of why you shouldn’t put off till tomorrow what you should do today! Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
30:53
August 31, 2020
Tip: Paint Faster and More Efficiently
How tinting your primer can potentially save you multiple coats of paint and give you a better finish for your next painting project. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:04
August 27, 2020
Working From Home? Let's Talk About Layouts and Ideas For Your Home Office
Have you been working from Home?  Wish you had a dedicated space to work from?  In this episode The Handyman Pros discuss creating new home office space.  Creative ideas to help create your ideal work space including tips that optimize for remote working, technology issues, and some common sense approaches to multi use space. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
38:23
August 24, 2020
Review of Laser Measuring Tool- A Great Addition To Make Your Jobs Easier
The handyman pros review a laser measuring device.  What a great tool!
06:52
August 20, 2020
Moving Materials On You Vehicle Safely
The handyman pros discuss moving materials safely.  Larry and John discuss what you need to be concerned with when carrying a load on your roof, truck, and trailers.  Safety while carrying cargo is key.   Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
27:57
August 17, 2020
Removing Gasoline Smell From Clothing and Other Fabric
Ever spill gasoline on your shoes, clothing, or other fabric?  The handyman pros give a tip on how to remove gas and oil smells from shoes and other things.  A great quick tip!
05:02
August 13, 2020
Discussion With Handyman Ryan Phelps Looking to How to Grow His Business and Offers Great Advice to Homeowners
In this show,  The handyman pros interview Ryan Phelps, Owner of Welcome Home middle Georgia, a handyman/Contractor service in Warner Robins, Georgia.  Ryan is looking to grow his handyman/contractor  business, and the pros offer up some advice for HomeOwners, DiYers,  and for handymen (and women)! Stay tuned for a fantastic interview! Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
48:56
August 10, 2020
Action Tip: Check Under Your Appliances
Has a leaking refrigerator caused damage?  Water damage caused a mold issue?  The handyman pros give a quick tip for preventing unnecessary damage caused by appliances. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
10:12
August 6, 2020
Discussion of The Handyman Business And What We Do On A Daily Basis
Ever wondered what the handyman pros do on a daily basis?  John and Larry talk about the handyman job description, the handyman services list, and the handyman skills along with stories from the handyman business.  Learn more about what the Pros do. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
39:26
August 3, 2020
Action Tip: Using Drano to Open Up HVAC Condensation Line
Does your AC Drain Line keep clogging and no water coming out of your AC?  The handyman pros give a tip on how to clean your condensate line from the evaporator and keep your HVAC drain operating smoothly. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
10:50
July 30, 2020
Caulking - Which Is The Best Caulk to Use For a Particular Application
Which is the best caulk to use for a particular application; Exterior caulk on your house, bathtub caulks, silicone caulks ?  The handyman pros have a discussion about the different types of caulks, adhesives, and sealants.  The discussion centers on the 5 “go to” products the handyman pros use everyday.  Water based acrylic caulks, silicone sealants, and polyurethane adhesives are discussed with tips and tricks for applying these products. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
37:26
July 27, 2020
Action Tip - How To Clean Your Rugs
Cleaning rugs. The handyman pros discuss cleaning rugs the old fashioned way. Included topics include cleaning oriental rugs, how to “beat” your rugs, and how to use mild soap to deep clean your delicate rugs. Don’t forget to join our Facebook group @handyman pros and join in the conversation.   Send us an email questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our home page @ handymanprosradioshow.com and leave us a voice message.
09:39
July 23, 2020
Making Your Garden Shine - Let's Talk Composting
In this episode the handyman pros talk about the basics of composting, advantages, benefits, and a quick method to create your own composting bin to save you time and money. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
22:31
July 20, 2020
Action Tip - Why it's Important to Sharpen Your Lawn Mower Blades and How To
This week’s action tip: Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades. The handyman pros give tips and tricks on sharpening lawn mower blades, balancing the lawn mower blade, and properly installing the lawn mower blade, giving you a nice clean cut lawn and extending the life of your lawn mower. Don’t forget to join our Facebook group @handyman pros and join in the conversation.   Send us an email questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our home page @ handymanprosradioshow.com and leave us a voice message.
12:06
July 16, 2020
The Basics of Siding, The “Skin” of Your Home!
The Basics of Siding: The Handyman Pros have a discussion about siding. This episode is a candid discussion about the most popular types including vinyl siding, fiber cement siding (hardie board siding), wood siding, and metal siding. The format includes sidings function, the pros and cons of each type of siding, the relative cost, and the reasons why you should choose a particular type of siding. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
40:01
July 13, 2020
Action Tip: Chasing Down Electrical Circuits and Breakers
The handyman pros offer up a time saving electrical safety tip about using an electrical circuit tracer.  Be safe and protect your sensitive electronics. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
07:14
July 9, 2020
Being a Handyman - A Little Inside Baseball
Want to be a Handyman?  The handyman pros go inside baseball and discuss tips and tricks for business success in the Handyman Business.  Strategies, marketing, and real life advice helping you succeed at being a handyman. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our Facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
40:36
July 6, 2020
Action Tip: Rebuilding Your Grill before the 4th of July
With the 4th of July coming up, make sure your grill is working properly by taking the necessary actions ensuring grilling success.  The handyman pros discuss rebuilding a gas grill.  Have an extra bottle on hand, check your regulator, clean your grill. Don’t forget to join our Facebook group @handyman pros and join in the conversation.   Send us an email questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our home page @ handymanprosradioshow.com and leave us a voice message.
07:41
July 2, 2020
On The Deck - Discussion of Deck Repairs
Ah yes, it’s summer and you’re going to spend time on your deck.  If your deck has seen better days, check out this discussion on fixing it up while paying attention to your local codes.  The Handyman Pros discuss working on decks to make them safe and nice looking for years to come.  Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
43:01
June 29, 2020
Action Tip: Laser Levels
When a straight and level finish is a must, using the latest technology can help you on your next project obtain a fantastic outcome.  A laser level should be in every DIYers tool box.  Find out how the Handyman Pro’s use them and when.  Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
10:15
June 25, 2020
Laying it Down - Spraying Paint
Let’s discuss some of the in’s and out’s of spraying paint, poly, stains and other products.  The Handyman Pro’s get into equipment, applications and why and when you would want to use spray equipment to save you time with a better finish. We welcome your feedback and ideas for future shows. Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
33:42
June 22, 2020
Action Tip: Have a Happy Father’s Day
This week’s action tip: The handyman pros want to wish you a happy father’s day.  Our survey announcement: Would you like to see a show on Grills or barbeque or both. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
03:52
June 18, 2020
Developing Your Resources
This week the Handyman Pros have a discussion on resources you may not know exist.  We talk about the value of local sources, farm stores, DIY pest control, and other such sources.  Get creative and inquisitive.  Try new things. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
27:46
June 15, 2020
Action Tip: Using an Endoscope Camera
This week’s action tip: Using an endoscope wifi camera with your iPhone or Android.  The handyman pros give a tip about using an endoscope:  having vision where you might otherwise not be able to see.  This “magic” technology allows you to see behind walls with nominal intrusion. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
10:08
June 11, 2020
Why Are Upgrades So Expensive?
Why are upgrades so expensive?  The handyman pros have a discussion about upgrades and remodel expenses and why things get expensive.  The Handyman pros get into the weeds, discussing projects from the field.  Disposals, lighting, plumbing, doors, windows, all have hidden potential expense. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
27:52
June 8, 2020
Action Tip: Caulking Large Gaps
This week’s action tip: How to caulk a large gap, tips and tricks using backer rod. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
06:34
June 4, 2020
En Guard, a Discussion About Fencing
En Guard, a discussion about fencing: The Handyman Pros answer questions about fencing, what is important in putting up a fence.  Make your yard and garden attractive.  How do put in a fence, do I need a permit, what type of fence to install, maintenance, and other concerns. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
36:11
June 1, 2020
Action Tip: Switching from heating to AC
This week’s action tip: The handyman pros discuss changing from heat to air conditioning, is it just as simple as changing the thermostat?  Action tips includes information on changing your batteries, switching the fan direction, checking for air leaks, HVAC filters, and more. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
12:46
May 28, 2020
Hiring a Contractor Part 3
Hiring a Contractor Part 3: The Handyman Pros continue the discussion on hiring contractors.  What should you be concerned with and how to avoid potential problems.  This episode discusses the agreement, estimates, and contracts.  Put it in writing. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
47:31
May 25, 2020
Action Tip: The Many Uses of Painter Tape
This week’s action tip: The many uses of Painter Tape.  The Handyman Pros have a lively discussion about the uses of Painter’s Tape other than for painting!  From labeling to protection, many uses of painter’s tape, plus an announcement for a contest on the uses for painters tape. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
14:39
May 21, 2020
Interview with Ed Padillia, the founder of the Association of Certified Handyman Professionals.
This episode: An interview with Ed Padillia, the founder of the Association of Handyman Professionals. The Handyman Pros talk with the founder of a national trade organization about contractor professionalism, credibility, customer relationships, and having resources.  Ed brings a unique perspective to the “How to Hire a Contractor” discussion.  Ed has some great advice on selecting handymen, and on how handymen select you as a potential customer! Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here). May 18, 2020
47:12
May 18, 2020
Action Tip: Up on the Roof
This week’s action tip: How to inspect and repair simple roof leaks.  The handyman pros give tips and tricks on doing simple roof repairs, how to determine where the  leak is coming from and how to repair. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here). May 14, 2020
13:14
May 14, 2020
Hiring and Working with a Contractor Part 2
Hiring a Contractor Part 2: The contractor Pros continue the discussion on hiring contractors.  What should you be concerned with and how to avoid potential problems.  This episode discusses Describing the project, Sourcing contractors, Contacting contractors, and many other important tips for hiring contractors.
35:23
May 11, 2020
Action Tip: Extra Keys
On this action tip edition - a quick discussion of making sure you have extra keys and using a lock box to let others in.This week’s action tip: Having enough Keys Cut.  The handyman pros give a home ownership tip that will keep you from being locked out of your home.  The Pros also discuss access with a key box. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
04:47
May 7, 2020
A Discussion with Chad Carson about a complete home rehab
In this show, The handyman pros have a conversation with Chad Carson from coachcarson.com about his current project, a complete rehab of a 100 year old home that has been converted into a 3 unit apartment. Chad is an entrepreneur, writer, and teacher, who used real estate investing to reach financial independence. Chad's primary business is long term real estate rentals, and his company owns over 100 units. He has remodeled and refurbished many of his units and we interviewed Chad with the goal of learning his process in regards to remodeling/rebuilding. Chad gives some great tips and tricks, Enjoy! If you would like to join the conversation, join our Facebook group @Handyman Pros or send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com
39:32
May 4, 2020
Action Tip: Using a Speed Square As a Saw Guide
This week's action tip: Using a speed square as a saw guide.  The handyman pros give a carpentry tip that ensures square cuts without breaking out the chop saw.  Check out our website, handymanprosradioshow.com, send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, or join our facebook group @handyman pros
04:27
April 30, 2020
Hiring a Contractor - Part 1
Have you ever asked “How do you hire a good Contractor?” In this episode, Hiring a Contractor, part 1: The Handyman Pros start the discussion on hiring contractors. Critical questions are answered; “What should I be concerned with?” and “How do I avoid potential problems?”. The Pros discussion surrounds the following considerations and more: Scope of project The Pricing Triad – How Time, Quality, and Money are at odds Setting contractor minimum qualifications, and expectations Do you want to work with a small, medium, or large company? License and insurance ramifications. Background checks; Supplied and other techniques. Geography (are they local), National Affiliations, and other relevant factors. Can they provide references? Warranty; Policies and procedures. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, go to our website and leave us a message, handymanprosradioshow.com,, or join our facebook group @handyman pros, or leave us a voice message (Click Here).
33:48
April 27, 2020
Action Tip: Caulking Tips and Tricks
This week's action tip: Caulking tips and tricks.  The handyman pros discuss a quick tip for a technique for caulking in tight places that will save you time and aggravation. Check out our website, HandymanProsRadioShow.com, send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, or join our facebook group @handyman pros
04:23
April 23, 2020
Announcement: Upcoming Series on Hiring and Working with a Contractor
The Handyman Pros are excited to announce a short series of shows on how to hire and work with a contractor for those larger projects.  Included in the series is an interview with Chad "Coach" Carson.  We will speak with him about his current project, a complete rehab of a 100 year old home that has been converted into a 3 unit apartment and how he is working through this comprehensive project. Dont miss the series!
01:31
April 22, 2020
Tuff Shed - An Interview with Sandy Mowery
In this episode, the Handyman Pros interview Sandy Mowery from Tuff Shed.  Sandy describes the advantages of working with a shed professional and purchasing a shed versus building one.  We have a candid discussion about materials, warranty, construction techniques, and customization.  Check out our website, handymanprosradioshow.com, send us an email, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, or join our facebook group @handyman pros
41:47
April 20, 2020
Action Tip - Working With Powdered Drywall Compound
This week's action tip: Mixing Powdered drywall mud.  The handyman pros talk about tips and tricks for mixing powdered drywall mud.  Tips to keep your drywall projects simple.  Join the Facebook Group @handyman pros.
07:59
April 16, 2020
Sharpen Up - Skill To Help Sharpen Your Tools
Sharpen up, skills to help sharpen your tools.  This week the handyman pros give tips and tricks for sharpening your drill bits and tools.  Sharp tools just work better, learn the basics on sharpening drill bits, chisels, garden tools, and more.  Make your life easier and more efficient!   Join our Facebook group @handyman pros, visit our website, handymanprosradioshow.com, or send us an email at questions@handymanprosradioshow.com.
24:01
April 13, 2020
Action Tip - Using the Fraction Calculator App
This week's action tip: Using the fraction calculator app.  The handyman pros discuss an application on your smartphone that makes is quick and easy to work with fractions. Use your smartphone to help with your construction projects. Join the Facebook Group @handyman pros.
04:27
April 9, 2020
You Put Your TV Where?
You Put Your TV Where?  This week the handyman pros tackle the process of hanging televisions (monitors).  The pros discuss the factors that create a successful and enjoyable TV mount, including The different types of mounts, considerations including location, power availability, access to the cable, and many other tips and tricks.  Join our Facebook group @handyman pros, visit our website, handymanprosradioshow.com, or send us an email at questions@handymanprosradioshow.com.
26:56
April 6, 2020
Action Tip - Removing Smells With Ozone
This week's action tip: Using an Ozone Generator, how to get rid of nasty smells.  Smells, an inevitable fact of owning a home.  From mildew, to grease, to cigarette smoke the Handyman Pros discuss using an Ozone generator to reduce smells.  Join the Facebook Group @handyman pros and visit us at www.handymanradioshow.com
09:07
April 2, 2020
Hanging Around: A Discussion on Hanging Artwork
Hangin around: Tips and tricks for hanging artwork and mirrors.  This week the handyman pros talk about the process of hanging artwork, from planning to execution, the handyman pros give their tips and tricks to help you hang your artwork and achieve the look you desire.  Join our Facebook group @handyman pros, visit our website, handymanprosradioshow.com, or send us an email at questions@handymanprosradioshow.com.
29:18
March 30, 2020
Action Tip - Phone App To Calculate Angles
This week's action tip: Using the angle pro calculator app.  The handyman pros discuss an application on your smartphone that calculates angles. Use your smartphone to help with your construction projects. Join the Facebook Group @handyman pros.  Visit our website, handymanprosradioshow.com, or send us an email at questions@handymanprosradioshow.com.
07:07
March 26, 2020
Lifting Concrete: An Interview with Lift It Rite Concrete Leveling
Hey, Did you know you can lift concrete?  In this episode, the handyman pros interview Matt and Travis from Lift It Rite LLc, https://www.liftitritellc.com/, a company that specializes in lifting concrete slabs, foundations, and more.  Travis and Matt explain the process of lifting concrete slabs, and how you benefit by not having to replace your sunken concrete slabs.  Don't replace it, Lift It Rite.  Join our Facebook group @handyman pros, visit our website, handymanprosradioshow.com, or send us an email at questions@handymanprosradioshow.com.
34:04
March 23, 2020
Action Tip - Free Time On Your Hands
This week's action tip: An opportunity to use your unanticipated time off; use this time to create your home’s to-do list.  The handyman pros discuss many items you should start taking action on today.  Join the Facebook Group @handyman pros. www.handymanprosradioshow.com
07:42
March 19, 2020
What Wood You Do - Discussion on Fixing a Hardwood Floor
In this episode, the handyman pros discuss the repair of a hardwood floor.  Included are tips and tricks for sourcing hardwood flooring, removal of hardwood planks, installation of hardwood planks, applying a finish to the repair, and more.  Also in this episode, from the email bag, questions@handymanprosradioshow.com, tips and tricks for maintaining your home when traveling for an extended period of time.  Check out our website, handymanprosradioshow.com.
31:59
March 16, 2020
Action Tip: Drilling Through Tile
This week's action tip: Drilling Through Tile.   Use the right drill for the application and and learn how to drill the hole right the first time.   Join the Facebook Group @handyman pros.
05:02
March 12, 2020
An Interview With Tim Harman of "You Can, Man" DIY Podcast
This week the Handyman Pros interview Tim Harman from the You Can, Man podcast.  Tim is a kindred spirit and discusses several of his home repair projects along with the You Can, Man Podcast.  We discuss load bearing walls, DIY, Ford Bronco’s and more. For more information, join our Facebook group, Handyman Pros, or go to Handymanprosradioshow.com.
41:08
March 9, 2020
Action Tip - The Multi Purpose Hotel Key Card
This week's action tip: the multi purpose hotel key card.   From spreading wood filler to scraping ice off your windshield, learn some of the uses for old key cards from the handyman pros.  Join the Facebook Group @handyman pros.
07:05
March 5, 2020
Knock Knock - Interior Doors
Interior doors don't close properly? The handyman pros help you DIY  diagnose your interior door problems and give you some actionable tips and tricks for repairing or replacing an interior door. For more information, join our Facebook group, Handyman Pros, or go to Handymanprosradioshow.com.
31:02
March 2, 2020
Action Tip: Using a Threadlocker to Make Sure Your Towel Racks Stay Tight
The handyman pros help a listener tackle towel racks that continue to come loose by using a threadlocker.     We appreciate the questions and please keep them coming.   Send us your questions to questions@handymanprosradioshow.com or go to our website, Handyman Pros Radio Show and drop us a line
05:59
February 27, 2020
Landlording a Millennial Way: An Interview with Joel Larsgaard
The handyman pros interview Joel Larsgaard from HowToMoney.com.  Joel is a young multi talented guy who works  full time in broadcasting (producer of the Clark Howard Show),  has his own podcast, and has rental properties.  We talk about rental and property ownership.  Joel brings a great perspective on process, budgeting, and do it yourself maintenance.   For more information, go to handymanprosradioshow.com or send us an email questions@handymanprosradioshow.com
37:06
February 24, 2020
Action Tip: From the email Bag - Tip on Driving Small Nails
The handyman pros answer a question from the email bag on how to make driving small nails easier and safer.     We appreciate the questions and please keep them coming.   Send us your questions to questions@handymanprosradioshow.com or go to our website, Handyman Pros Radio Show and drop us a line
04:53
February 20, 2020
Flush Gordon - Discussion of Rebuilding Toilets and More
Flush Gordon!  This week the handyman pros discuss rebuilding toilets.  This weeks tip of the week has to do with a plumbing product: sharkbites.
25:01
February 17, 2020
Action Tip: Testing out Your Sump Pump
The Handyman Pros discuss a tip on sump pumps and testing them out before you face trouble with the wet weather.
08:19
February 13, 2020
House It Going - Tips On Selling Your House With an Interview of Pam Evans, Associate Broker
House it going (going, gone)!   A tips and tricks discussion about selling your home, featuring Pam Evans of Hello Pam Evans real estate.  Does the thought of selling your home overwhelm you?  This week, the Handyman Pros talk with a real estate professional about the process of getting your home ready to sell.  We interview Pam Evans of Hello Pam Evans Real Estate. Pam offers some awesome tips and tricks along with strategies to help you sell your home for top dollar. Don’t forget to visit our website for blog posts and video content: handymanprosradioshow.com
33:19
February 10, 2020
Actionable Tip: Starting a Fire
The handyman pros discuss a challenge encountered while trying to start a fire;  How do you get a "draft" started?   The Pros give a tip that really works!  Send us your questions to questions@handymanprosradioshow.com or go to our website, https://handymanprosradioshow.com/contact-us/ and drop us a line.
03:20
February 6, 2020
So . .You Want To Make Millions - Let's Discuss Rental Properties
So you want to make millions, this week the handyman pros talk about rental properties.  As handymen, both of the pros do a tremendous amount of work for landlords.  They share tips and tricks on rental property ownership.
28:23
February 3, 2020
Actionable Tip of The Week: Cleaning off Air Returns
With the Superbowl coming up and friends coming over, it's time to clean off your air return vents in your house and check your outlets.   Check out the podcast and our website at ww.handymanprosradioshow.com 
02:59
January 30, 2020
Inspector Clouseau: An Interview With a Home Inspector
Inspector Clouseau, This week the Handyman Pros welcome guest Chris Kennedy of Kennedy Home Inspections. The Handyman Pros discuss the ins and outs of home inspections, discuss the value of home inspections, share stories, and get valuable insight from the home inspectors point of view. Check out our website, handymanprosradioshow.com
35:22
January 27, 2020
Action Tip of the Week: Stay Warm
The Arctic Express has covered most of the country, the Handyman Pros give some actionable tips on sealing your home to stop drafts, and some suggestions for heating small spaces. Check out our website, handymanprosradioshow.com
07:09
January 23, 2020
First Time Homebuyer
This week the Handyman Pros discuss an HVAC question that led into a discussion about first time home buying.  John and Larry share their unique perspective on being a first time homeowner, tips and tricks that can help you avoid aggravation.
27:10
January 20, 2020
Actionable Tip: Weather Preparedness
As a result of the recent storms, the Handyman Pros decided to give some tips and tricks for adverse weather preparedness.  
04:09
January 16, 2020
New Segments We Said We Would Do
We are finally going to do the new segments we said we were going to do! The handyman pros have been talking about new segments for months, would you like to hear some? This week the handyman pros incorporate two new segments into the show, In the News, and a Technology segment. Smart home systems are discussed and some new technologies that are in the news that will have a dramatic impact on construction and home ownership.
31:05
January 13, 2020
Out With The Old And In With The New
Out with the old, in with the new With the new year starting, what is on your list for this year? This week the handyman pros have a lively and candid discussion about planning for the new year, maintenance items, upgrades to your home, time and money, and the maintenance log. From the email bag, a question about painting.
30:03
January 6, 2020
Season 2 Intro
Handyman Pros Radio Show trailer for season 2.  What to expect, new segments, and exciting guests. 
01:04
January 2, 2020
Auld Lang Syne and Hello To 2020
Auld Lang Syne.  The handyman pros sing auld lang syne (no not really!) and discuss the year in review, tips on dumpsters and trash, getting rid of paint smells, and fixing scratches in hardwood floors.  The Pros also tease you with some of the exciting new segments that will be coming in season 2.
26:21
December 30, 2019
Toys In The Attic - Storage and Containers
Toys in the Attic!  The handyman pros have a discussion about storage containers and systems.  The Pros review a Bluetooth headset and answer an email question about faucets for DIY and home improvement
30:60
December 23, 2019
Tools Discussion Part III of III
We could have nailed it, but screw it! We could go on for hours. the handyman pros continue the discussion on tools, this time focusing on more specialty tools that can save time and help speed your project completion times
31:32
December 16, 2019
More Power! - Tools Part II
We could have nailed it, but screw it, more power!  The handyman pros have a continuing discussion about tools with a focus on power tools.  Larry and John discuss their must have power tools that make up a homeowner kit.
29:40
December 9, 2019
We Could Have Nailed It - But Screw It
We could have nailed it but screw it!  With the holidays coming, and gift ideas, the handyman pros discuss the basic tools that every homeowner needs.  The handyman Pros Question of the week: considerations for lighting and light bulbs.
37:11
December 2, 2019
Coming up - Discussion of Tools for the Holidays
What to get that handy person for the holidays?  The handyman Pros will be having a 3 part series to discuss the most common and useful tools for that special person doing DIY or home improvement.
00:37
November 27, 2019
Turkey Trot
The Turkey Trot; Having guests over for Thanksgiving?  This week the handyman pros discuss tips and tricks for maintaining your kitchen.  The handyman pros question of the week: Shower head pressure, tips and tricks on how to fix a shower head with poor pressure
29:60
November 25, 2019
Aunt Millie Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Safety Safety Aunt Millie got run over by a reindeer, safety concerns in having guests over for the holidays?  This week the handyman pros discuss safety concerns and maintenance tips around the home.  The handyman pros question of the week: Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV).  Tips and tricks on how to identify a faulty PRV, and the implications of ignoring the problem.
31:34
November 18, 2019
Hiring a Handyman
Hiring a handyman?  This week the handyman pros discuss some of the issues involved in hiring a qualified handyman and or contractor.  Our actionable quick tip: Changing the color of your bathroom fixtures from gold to oil rubbed bronze.
29:41
November 11, 2019
He Shed, She Shed - Let’s Talk Sheds
Considering a She Shed, a storage shed, or extra space to clean out your garage?  This week the handyman pros discuss planning, strategy and the concerns of shed installation.  Our actionable quick tip: a technique that helps drive screws into hardwood. The handyman pros also discuss one of their favorite tools, the oscillating multi tool; how it can save you time, energy, and frustration.
34:45
November 4, 2019
Creep It Real This Halloween
In celebration of Halloween, the handyman pros tell some scary stories from the field.  Bats, rats, electrical and plumbing nightmares. A lighthearted discussion of things to look out for in working on your projects.  Many actionable tips to avoid potential problems.
22:21
October 28, 2019
Heating and Air - The Hot and the Cold of It
This week the handyman pros discuss a high level overview of the common Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems found in homes.  What to look for and what to avoid along with actionable tips helping you maintain your HVAC system.  In addition, we reach into the mail bag to answer a question on staining and protecting your deck.
28:06
October 21, 2019
Slinging mud - Wallboard repairs
This week the handyman pros discuss small drywall repairs, a specialized tool for flooring trim work and a story from the field (John’s house).
31:47
October 14, 2019
Dark Side of Wood Rot
This week the Handyman Pros discuss wood rot and wood rot repair, winterizing your home, and a tool segment on small electric blowers.
26:01
October 7, 2019
Color Your World - Painting and Paint Preparation
This week the handyman pros discuss painting and paint preparation, the paint spinner tool, and taping procedure to prevent paint bleed through.
24:49
September 30, 2019
The Uninvited - Screened in Porches and HVAC Filters
This week the handyman pros discuss screening in a porch, HVAC filtration, Lake Lanier, and fire extinguishers.
32:47
September 23, 2019
Who The Heck Are These Guys
In this episode - Your hosts, Larry and John, bring you a candid and enjoyable discussion about their backgrounds, experiences and why they became professional handymen .  They will lay out the ground work for this podcast series.  Topics will include home maintenance and property management skills, do it yourself tips and tricks, and purchasing strategies for real estate investing.
27:22
September 11, 2019