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Project Planning Series -03- Building Your Team
Dec 5 • 37 min
Show Notes: This episode is all about putting a great team together to ensure the successful execution of your renovation project. We talk about some best practice tips when it comes to choosing your Architect, General Contractor and Designer, and…
Project Planning Series -02- Budgeting
Nov 21 • 40 min
This is our Project Planning Series, which we initially launched as the first 7 episodes of this podcast. We are publishing them again to make sure all our new listeners get the benefit of the series, and as a refresher for those who have already heard…
Project Planning Series -01- Initial Planning Process
Nov 7 • 45 min
Show Notes: This is our Project Planning Series, which we initially launched as the first 7 episodes of this podcast. We are publishing them again to make sure all our new listeners get the benefit of the series, and as a refresher for those who have…
Ep43 - The One and a Half Year Anniversary
Oct 27 • 24 min
Show Notes: Whats up guys! Sorry we haven’t posted an episode in a few weeks, here’s why… and here’s what you can expect going forward. Thanks for sticking with us, we’re pumped for all the great things coming down the pipe! Links from this Episode: What…
Ep42 - Designing As a Couple w Drew Scott
Sep 19 • 48 min
Show Notes: When we were in LA, as luck would have it, our schedule matched up with Drew Scott and we were able to sit down and chat about the myriad things he’s got going on. We got a full tour of his new home, and discussed the challenges of designing…
Ep41 - Design, Laughs, & Catching Up w Sabrina Soto
Sep 5 • 42 min
Show Notes: With our crazy travel schedule it is rare that we actually get to sit down in the same room with our guests, so we were so excited when our trip to LA lined up with some free time that Sabrina had! Aside from being an incredibly talented…
Ep40 - Real Estate, Giving Back & TV w Sidney Torres
Aug 22 • 39 min
Show Notes: Sidney is a guy that has worked from the bottom and has created a real estate empire for himself. He has a ton of practical knowledge, and he loves to give back, whether that be on his show, The Deed, or giving talks and promoting financial…
Ep39 - Flipping Homes in a Smaller Community w David & Chenoa
Aug 8 • 35 min
Show Notes: David & Chenoa live in Paradise, CA and decided to start flipping homes after reading a book. They dove in to research and asked tons of questions as they bought their first flip. Now, they have 7+ homes in process at any given time, they have…
Ep38: How to Build a Custom Home in 9months w Marnie Oursler
Jul 25 • 40 min
Show Notes: Marnie owns and operates one of the most passionate, focused, and organized General Contracting / Project Management firms I know. The level of detail and support these guys provide to their clients is unparalleled in our industry. If you’re…
Ep37 - The Bathroom: How to Get It Right w Matt Muenster
Jul 11 • 59 min
Show Notes: The bathroom is undoubtedly the room in your home with the tightest dimensions. Tight dimensions means you gotta get it right, so we’re talking to the guy who knows how to do just that: Matt Muenster. Matt was DIY’s Bath Crasher for 12…
Ep36-Design, Social Media & Antarctica w Brian Patrick Flynn
Jun 27 • 56 min
We moved our show to Anchor Podcasts, and that means you can now leave us a voice message right in their app that we can integrate into our show! Check it out: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/anchor/id1056182234?mt=8 Show Notes: A wide ranging…
Ep35 - Hard Water: What is it? Do you have it? And How To Fix it if You Do
Jun 13 • 29 min
Show Notes: As many of you know, we have worked with Morton Salt over the last year or so on a campaign to educate people about hard water and its effects on your home. We did various short-form videos for hgtv.com and social media. Here, we are able to…
Ep34 - Selecting the RIGHT Real Estate Agent w Matt Blashaw
May 23 • 40 min
Show Notes: Working with the right real estate agent can mean the difference between owning your dream home, or someone else owning your dream. It can mean the difference between selling your property right, or sitting with it on market for months and…
Ep33 - Buying a Home with Scott McGilivray
May 9 • 45 min
Show Notes: The most practical, no nonsense home buying advice to-date. Scott has been in the game a long time, and he has seen all kinds of markets, trends, deals and scams. We talk about owning a home for the long term, and the best strategies to use…
Ep32 - Prepping Your Home For Spring
Apr 11 • 48 min
Show Notes: Today we are prepping our homes for Spring, and we are finally seeing some signs that it just might be arriving. We have a bunch of very easy maintenance items to keep your home working properly. Remember, the more you maintain, the less you…
Ep31 - Flipping Houses w Bristol Marunde
Apr 4 • 43 min
Show Notes: Today we are jumping into the house flipping arena with our buddy Bristol Marunde. Bristol is one half of the Flip or Flop Vegas team, and he breaks down everything from working with a spouse to procedures you need to have in place if you want…
Ep30 - Planning Your Outdoor Projects w Chris Lambton
Mar 14 • 45 min
Show Notes: With the brunt of the winter behind us we wanted to step out into the yard and talk about getting ready for Spring, and we couldn’t think of anyone better to kick this off than our pal Chris Lambton. No doubt you know Chris as one of the…
Ep29 - Interview with Laurie March
Feb 14 • 59 min
Show Notes: Laurie is a long time friend (we actually shot our first commercial with her!), and a serious remodeler. She ran her own project management company for a long time until shifting gears to focus on content creation with her latest venture,…
Ep28 - Interview w Jeff Devlin - Complexities of Historic Homes
Jan 31 • 40 min
Show Notes: So pumped to be chatting with one of our favorite people this week, none other than Mr. Jeff Devlin. Jeff is a carpenter, furniture maker, TV personality, and passionate restorer of old things…namely homes. We dive into the added complexities…
Ep27 - KBIS 2018 Series - The Backyard, Round Table Discussion
Jan 24 • 33 min
Show Notes: Here is our second chat from The Backyard series at KBIS. This is a round table discussion with Kerrie Kelly, who designed the outdoor furniture line for Coyote Outdoor, along with the guys who know their products inside and out from each of…
Ep26 - KBIS 2018 Series - The Backyard, Build It! Outdoor Kitchen Talk
Jan 17 • 38 min
Show Notes: We’re back! And KBIS was awesome…tons of great talks, products, events, and lots of catching up with friends. We recorded this episode live in front of an audience that came to hear us speak about building and designing your outdoor kitchen…
Ep25 - KBIS 2018 Series - Chief Architect, Monogram Appliances, Best Cheer Stone
Dec 27, 2017 • 55 min
Show Notes: This is the last episode in our KBIS 2018 Series. Our next new episode will be from the show in 2018… KBIS is the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, and its basically our Super Bowl; there are over 2100 companies exhibiting their latest and…
Ep24 - KBIS 2018 Series - Elkay, Cabico, The Natural Stone Institute
Dec 20, 2017 • 57 min
Show Notes: This is the next episode in our KBIS 2018 Series. KBIS is the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, and its basically our Super Bowl; there are over 2100 companies exhibiting their latest and greatest products for the upcoming year, there are talks,…
Ep23 - KBIS 2018 Series - The NKBA
Dec 13, 2017 • 28 min
Show Notes: This episode kicks off our KBIS 2018 Series. KBIS is the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, and its basically our Super Bowl; there are over 2100 companies exhibiting their latest and greatest products for the upcoming year, there are talks,…
Ep22 - Podcast Update
Dec 6, 2017 • 6 min
Show Notes: Hey guys, quick update on some upcoming episodes and our preparation for KBIS 2018… Download: Document Templates & Example Docs: https://www.homewiththecousins.com/s/HomeWithTheCousins-Working-Files.zip Fieldlens: www.fieldlens.com…
Ep21 - Interview with Deb Foglia from Seeking Lavender Lane
Nov 15, 2017 • 39 min
Show Notes: Deb is the queen of DIY on a budget. She has accomplished some pretty big projects at insanely economical budgets. You can check out all the projects we talk about on this episode on her blog http://seekinglavenderlane.com Connect with Deb:…
Ep20 - Interview with Mandi Gubler
Nov 8, 2017 • 58 min
Show Notes: Mandi is a total force of positivity, and an amazing example of what you can accomplish when you set fear aside and put the time in. Aside from having a very successful design blog, linked below, she recently embarked on her first major…
Ep 19 - Interview w Doug Chambers, CEO of Fieldlens
Nov 1, 2017 • 36 min
Show Notes: In this episode we are talking to the CEO of Fieldlens, Doug Chambers. You have heard us talk about this software before, but here we take an in-depth look on how it came to be and where it is now. Oh, and by the way…the software is now FREE.…
Ep 18 - Interview with Stephen Fanuka
Oct 25, 2017 • 68 min
Show Notes: In this episode we are talking to Stephen Fanuka from DIY Network’s ‘Million Dollar Contractor’, but he’s way more than just a TV host. Fanuka has been in the trades since he was 15 years old, and runs one of New York City’s top General…
Ep 17 - Home Buyers 101
Oct 11, 2017 • 46 min
Show Notes: In this episode we are talking about some of the essential items you need to pay attention to when you are out shopping for a home. There is a lot to consider, and there are a few items that can be very costly if you are not aware of their…
Ep 16 - Preparing Your Home For Winter
Oct 4, 2017 • 36 min
Show Notes: In this episode we are talking about getting your home ready for the colder months. We touch on the obvious, and maybe not so obvious checklist of things you should go through to ensure your home is ready to endure the elements. FLIR ONE Pro:…
Ep 15 - Home Tech: Our Current Setups
Sep 27, 2017 • 48 min
Show Notes: In this episode we are talking about Home Tech. The Internet of Things has exploded over the past 5 years and there are literally 100’s of products to choose from. There is no way we can cover everything in one episode without making your…
Ep 14 - How To Avoid Scams When a Natural Disaster Hits
Sep 20, 2017 • 34 min
Show Notes: In this episode we are talking about how to avoid scams when a natural disaster occurs. With the recent Hurricanes Harvey and Irma the devastation in Texas and Florida is unparalleled. It is also times like these that we love to see how we, as…
Ep13 - Rachael Ray Studio Kitchen Build
Sep 13, 2017 • 43 min
Show Notes: In this episode we are taking you guys through the process of redesigning Rachael Ray’s Studio Kitchen. We start with the back story on how this came to be, which includes some pretty amazing meals Rach made us! We dive into the process and…
Ep12 - Interview - Tyler Wisler
Sep 6, 2017 • 44 min
Show Notes: In this episode of the podcast we are talking to New York City based designer Tyler Wisler. Tyler has been in the industry for 20+ years and has a lot of experience working with both homeowners and general contractors. He shares some of his…
Ep11 - Interview - Josh Temple
Aug 30, 2017 • 60 min
Show Notes: In this episode of the podcast we are talking to Mr. Josh Temple. Josh is a self-taught carpenter who took an unusual path to finding passion and value in the trades…including walking out of his first job while getting the office tour on day…
Ep10 - Interview - Alison Victoria
Aug 23, 2017 • 48 min
Show Notes: In this episode of the podcast we are talking to designer, developer, and all-around lady boss Alison Victoria. She was the only female in the crasher series as the star of Kitchen Crashers, and now she is back with a new series (that has been…
Ep09 - Interview - Jason Cameron
Aug 16, 2017 • 76 min
Show Notes: This is the first interview we have done on the podcast, and we had an absolute blast talking with our friend, and contractor, Jason Cameron. We talked about everything from how he got his start on TV, to some of his best practice advice when…
Ep08 - Translating this Process to House Flipping
Aug 9, 2017 • 24 min
Show Notes: This episode we talk about how to take all the knowledge we laid out in our Project Planning Series and apply it to flipping homes. That means a faster pace, tighter budgets, multiple projects, multiple teams, and a whole lot to keep track of……
Ep07 - Job Walk Through - Final and Punch List
Aug 2, 2017 • 30 min
Show Notes: Download: Document Templates & Example Docs https://www.homewiththecousins.com/s/HomeWithTheCousins-Working-Files.zip Fieldlens: www.fieldlens.com Questions/Comments/Criticism hit us on Twitter: #HOMEwTheCousins Follow Us on Social Media:…
Ep06 - Job Walk Through-Demolition and Roughs
Jul 26, 2017 • 51 min
Show Notes: This episode “walks” you through your first two major job site walk-throughs; Post-Demolition and Post-Rough Inspections. Both are critical walk-throughs, as it is much more economical, and way faster, to find and fix problems at this…
Ep05 - Payment Schedules
Jul 18, 2017 • 45 min
Show Notes: Now its time to part with your money…We dive deep on this one guys. There are lots of different ways you can structure payments for your project and we layout some best practice of what has worked for us. We also added a few new docs to the…
Ep04 - Communicating w Your GC, Change Orders, Defining the Process
Jul 12, 2017 • 43 min
Show Notes: What’s up guys! This episode is a big one!!! This is where all the detail comes into play to make sure you aren’t getting hit with unnecessary change orders, and putting a good process in place to deal with the change orders that do arise. Its…
Ep03 - Building Your Team
Jul 5, 2017 • 35 min
Show Notes: This episode is all about putting a great team together to ensure the successful execution of your renovation project. We talk about some best practice tips when it comes to choosing your Architect, General Contractor and Designer, and…
Ep02 - Budgeting
Jun 28, 2017 • 41 min
Show Notes: How do you determine how much your project should cost? Where do you start the bidding process? What is best practice to ensure you are capturing all the costs? We dive into all of this any more on this episode of Home With The Cousins. PLUS…
Ep01 - Planning Your Project
Jun 21, 2017 • 45 min
Show Notes: VISIT WWW.HOMEWITHTHECOUSINS.COM FOR FULL LINKS TO ALL SHOW NOTES AND ADDITIONAL DOWNLOADS. Welcome to our first full episode! Today we are talking about the initial planning stages of your project. Everything from creating digital design…
Overview
Jun 12, 2017 • 10 min
Show Notes: HOME with The Cousins is going to cover anything under your roof, and sometimes out in the yard. We will be sharing our knowledge from many a past construction project in the hopes of helping you save time, money, and heartache when it comes…