Handyman Pros Radio Show

Handyman Pros Radio Show

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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.


The Basics of Siding, The “Skin” of Your Home!
Jul 13 • 40 min
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…
Action Tip: Chasing Down Electrical Circuits and Breakers
Jul 9 • 7 min
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,…
Being a Handyman - A Little Inside Baseball
Jul 6 • 40 min
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…
Action Tip: Rebuilding Your Grill before the 4th of July
Jul 2 • 7 min
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.…
On The Deck - Discussion of Deck Repairs
Jun 29 • 43 min
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…
Action Tip: Laser Levels
Jun 25 • 10 min
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,…
Laying it Down - Spraying Paint
Jun 22 • 33 min
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…
Action Tip: Have a Happy Father’s Day
Jun 18 • 3 min
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…
Developing Your Resources
Jun 15 • 27 min
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,…
Action Tip: Using an Endoscope Camera
Jun 11 • 10 min
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…
Why Are Upgrades So Expensive?
Jun 8 • 27 min
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,…
Action Tip: Caulking Large Gaps
Jun 4 • 6 min
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…
En Guard, a Discussion About Fencing
Jun 1 • 36 min
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,…
Action Tip: Switching from heating to AC
May 28 • 12 min
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,…
Hiring a Contractor Part 3
May 25 • 47 min
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.…
Action Tip: The Many Uses of Painter Tape
May 21 • 14 min
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…
Interview with Ed Padillia, the founder of the Association of Certified Handyman Professionals.
May 18 • 47 min
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…
Action Tip: Up on the Roof
May 14 • 13 min
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,…
Hiring and Working with a Contractor Part 2
May 11 • 35 min
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…
Action Tip: Extra Keys
May 7 • 4 min
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…
A Discussion with Chad Carson about a complete home rehab
May 4 • 39 min
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…
Action Tip: Using a Speed Square As a Saw Guide
Apr 30 • 4 min
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,…
Hiring a Contractor - Part 1
Apr 27 • 33 min
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…
Action Tip: Caulking Tips and Tricks
Apr 23 • 4 min
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,…
Announcement: Upcoming Series on Hiring and Working with a Contractor
Apr 22 • 1 min
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…
Tuff Shed - An Interview with Sandy Mowery
Apr 20 • 41 min
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…
Action Tip - Working With Powdered Drywall Compound
Apr 16 • 7 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
Sharpen Up - Skill To Help Sharpen Your Tools
Apr 13 • 24 min
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…
Action Tip - Using the Fraction Calculator App
Apr 9 • 4 min
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…
You Put Your TV Where?
Apr 6 • 26 min
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…
Action Tip - Removing Smells With Ozone
Apr 2 • 9 min
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…
Hanging Around: A Discussion on Hanging Artwork
Mar 30 • 29 min
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…
Action Tip - Phone App To Calculate Angles
Mar 26 • 7 min
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…
Lifting Concrete: An Interview with Lift It Rite Concrete Leveling
Mar 23 • 34 min
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…
Action Tip - Free Time On Your Hands
Mar 19 • 7 min
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.…
What Wood You Do - Discussion on Fixing a Hardwood Floor
Mar 16 • 31 min
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…
Action Tip: Drilling Through Tile
Mar 12 • 5 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Handymanpros/message
An Interview With Tim Harman of “You Can, Man” DIY Podcast
Mar 9 • 41 min
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…
Action Tip - The Multi Purpose Hotel Key Card
Mar 5 • 7 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
Knock Knock - Interior Doors
Mar 2 • 31 min
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…
Action Tip: Using a Threadlocker to Make Sure Your Towel Racks Stay Tight
Feb 27 • 5 min
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…
Landlording a Millennial Way: An Interview with Joel Larsgaard
Feb 24 • 37 min
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…
Action Tip: From the email Bag - Tip on Driving Small Nails
Feb 20 • 4 min
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,…
Flush Gordon - Discussion of Rebuilding Toilets and More
Feb 17 • 25 min
Flush Gordon! This week the handyman pros discuss rebuilding toilets. This weeks tip of the week has to do with a plumbing product: sharkbites. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Handymanpros/message
Action Tip: Testing out Your Sump Pump
Feb 13 • 8 min
The Handyman Pros discuss a tip on sump pumps and testing them out before you face trouble with the wet weather. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Handymanpros/message
House It Going - Tips On Selling Your House With an Interview of Pam Evans, Associate Broker
Feb 10 • 33 min
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…
Actionable Tip: Starting a Fire
Feb 6 • 3 min
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,…
So . .You Want To Make Millions - Let’s Discuss Rental Properties
Feb 3 • 28 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
Actionable Tip of The Week: Cleaning off Air Returns
Jan 30 • 2 min
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 —- Send in a voice message:…
Inspector Clouseau: An Interview With a Home Inspector
Jan 27 • 35 min
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…
Action Tip of the Week: Stay Warm
Jan 23 • 7 min
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 —- Send in a voice…
First Time Homebuyer
Jan 20 • 27 min
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. —- Send in a…
Actionable Tip: Weather Preparedness
Jan 16 • 4 min
As a result of the recent storms, the Handyman Pros decided to give some tips and tricks for adverse weather preparedness. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Handymanpros/message
New Segments We Said We Would Do
Jan 13 • 31 min
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,…
Out With The Old And In With The New
Jan 6 • 30 min
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,…
Season 2 Intro
Jan 2 • 1 min
Handyman Pros Radio Show trailer for season 2. What to expect, new segments, and exciting guests. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Handymanpros/message
Auld Lang Syne and Hello To 2020
Dec 30, 2019 • 26 min
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…
Toys In The Attic - Storage and Containers
Dec 23, 2019 • 30 min
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 —- Send in a voice message:…
Tools Discussion Part III of III
Dec 16, 2019 • 31 min
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 —- Send in a voice message:…
More Power! - Tools Part II
Dec 9, 2019 • 29 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
We Could Have Nailed It - But Screw It
Dec 2, 2019 • 37 min
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. —- Send in a voice…
Coming up - Discussion of Tools for the Holidays
Nov 27, 2019 • 0 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
Turkey Trot
Nov 25, 2019 • 29 min
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…
Aunt Millie Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Nov 18, 2019 • 31 min
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…
Hiring a Handyman
Nov 11, 2019 • 29 min
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. —- Send in a voice…
He Shed, She Shed - Let’s Talk Sheds
Nov 4, 2019 • 34 min
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…
Creep It Real This Halloween
Oct 28, 2019 • 22 min
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…
Heating and Air - The Hot and the Cold of It
Oct 21, 2019 • 28 min
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…
Slinging mud - Wallboard repairs
Oct 14, 2019 • 31 min
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). —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Handymanpros/message
Dark Side of Wood Rot
Oct 7, 2019 • 26 min
This week the Handyman Pros discuss wood rot and wood rot repair, winterizing your home, and a tool segment on small electric blowers. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Handymanpros/message
Color Your World - Painting and Paint Preparation
Sep 30, 2019 • 24 min
This week the handyman pros discuss painting and paint preparation, the paint spinner tool, and taping procedure to prevent paint bleed through. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Handymanpros/message
The Uninvited - Screened in Porches and HVAC Filters
Sep 23, 2019 • 32 min
This week the handyman pros discuss screening in a porch, HVAC filtration, Lake Lanier, and fire extinguishers. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/Handymanpros/message
Who The Heck Are These Guys
Sep 11, 2019 • 27 min
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…