Around the House with Eric G®

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Demolition Rules, Power outages, and New Power Tools Hour 2 11 16 19
Nov 16 • 36 min
From Milwaukee Tools new line of power tools that have more power than their corded competition to the ever changing demolition rules and we touch on the future of power outages in the US. This is one packed show!
Landlord vs Renter: The lifespan of things in your home and what you are responsible for! Hour 1 11-16-19
Nov 16 • 35 min
Everything in a home has a lifespan. The rules seem to change a bit when you are a landlord or when you are a renter. Lets talk about how long things last and what you are responsible for and what is just things wearing out!
Around the Toolbox 24: The Season of Giving and Operation Helping Our Heros 11 14 19
Nov 14 • 7 min
Finding a cause everyone can believe in is great for your company. Check out what Around the House with Eric G is doing on Friday November 15th. Tune in and stream it live starting at 10:00am at TheAnswerPortland.COM
Mid-Week Special: Could that be asbestos? Lets talk about Operation Helping our Hero’s 11 13 19
Nov 13 • 10 min
This last week I have had a ton of questions on that black mastic that is found behind old vinyl or other flooring. Lets talk about those common trouble areas of asbestos and your floor. Plus we talk about Operation Helping Our Hero’s for this Friday!
Continued from Hour 1 plus Kent Brown from OXX CoffeeBoxx and Veterans Day 11 19 19 Hour 2
Nov 9 • 36 min
We continue our discussion of the lifespan of key items in your home from Hour 1. We take a segment and talk about my favorite jobsite or garage coffeemaker the Oxx Coffeeboxx right in time for the holidays. This must be on your Christmas list for this…
Mounting a TV over the Fireplace and the lifespan of important things in your home 11 9 19
Nov 9 • 35 min
Mounting a tv over a fireplace can be tricky. Lets talk about those issues and then tackle how long things last in your home. When you know that information you can plan out a replacement schedule and catch things BEFORE they break versus after!
Around the Toolbox 23: Kitchen and Bath Dealers… You are leaving money on the table 11 7 2019
Nov 7 • 9 min
In this weeks Around the Toolbox Special Eric talks about Kitchen and Bath Dealers and Designers. You are probably leaving thousands of dollars on the table that lead to many more thousands of dollars in profits. Are you taking advantage of free money?
Mid Week Special: The top things that you miss when you install a new water heater 11 6 19
Nov 6 • 11 min
Water heaters seem so simple to install but there are some big things we miss when we install them. Check out my hot list of the problem areas that can get overlooked when you DIY a water heater.
10 Common problems to fix ASAP in your home! Hour 2 11 2 19
Nov 2 • 36 min
There are things around your home that can be easy to fix but expensive if you put it off. Lets talk about those items that can cost you some serious money.
Packing up those tools for Winter and Mat and Josh from What Tool’s Inside 11 2 19 Hour 1
Nov 2 • 35 min
Lets get those power tools packed up from Summer and the winter ones our for the upcoming weather. Plus we talk fall and winter tools with Mat and Josh from WTI.
Around the Toolbox 22: New HD Power tools from Milwaukee and are you wasting time. 10 31 19
Oct 31 • 8 min
Finally I am able to talk about the brand new line of Power Tools from Milwaukee Tools. Check out the new MX series. Lets talk about that AND are you wasting time in your business? I watched a company save six figures a year in business costs by just…
Mid Week Special: California and Wild Fire Prep! How to manage power outages 10 30 19
Oct 30 • 8 min
With the power being out to many areas in California due to wildfires we touch on some tricks to keeping that food safe in your freezer and refrigerator. Plus we talk about some quick preventative measures you can take to help your chances in keeping your…
What causes a Haunted House? Our Halloween Special with Clyde Lewis from Ground Zero Hour 2 11 26 19
Oct 26 • 36 min
With Halloween in the air it was time to dust off our show with the host of Ground Zero, Clyde Lewis. This show starts off like a rocket ship and will have you at the edge of your seat from the start of hour 1 to the end of hour 2.
Is your house haunted? Our Halloween Special with Clyde Lewis from Ground Zero Hour 1 11 26 19
Oct 26 • 35 min
With Halloween in the air it was time to dust off our show with the host of Ground Zero, Clyde Lewis. This show starts off like a rocket ship and will have you at the edge of your seat from the start of hour 1 to the end of hour 2.
Around the Toolbox 21: Taxes and Construction Business planning for 2020 10 24 19
Oct 24 • 6 min
First a funny dog story from my house and then lets talk business planning for 2020.
Mid Week Special: Is your smoke detector outdated like the milk in your fridge?
Oct 23 • 6 min
Before we change those batteries with the time change lets talk about being safe and making sure that thing is not outdated. Who wants to put a new battery in a bad smoke detector.
Save or Remodel that Bath? Plus listener questions! 10 19 19 Hour 2
Oct 19 • 36 min
One of the hardest questions is how far do you take that bathroom remodel. We will dive into that question today plus take some listener questions! Check it out all in hour 2!
Painting Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry plus listener questions 10 19 19 Hour 1
Oct 19 • 35 min
Painting cabinetry can be one of the biggest underestimated home improvement projects. Lets talk about what the process is and where the mistakes are that can cost you time and money. Plus we go live on Facebook and take some listener questions!
Around the Toolbox 20: Are your forms and contracts in compliance? Are you good? 10 17 19
Oct 17 • 6 min
Now that we are getting to the end of the year are you ready for 2020? Are you following all of your local rules and regulations for contracts and release forms? Did your state contractors board sneak in more notices that you are not aware of? Lets talk…
Mid-Week Special: Rainscaping and damaging your home 10 16 19
Oct 16 • 7 min
Rainscaping is a trend where people landscape using rainwater and if you do it wrong you might need to replace your foundation while creating mold and damage to your basement or crawlspace. Check out Eric’s take on this new trend right here.
Circumnavigating The Abode With Derrick Chee EP 2
Oct 15 • 3 min
This week, Derrick welcomes back (Is being forced to bring back) a “special” guest to his show…Eric G. from “Around the House with Eric G”…and this week, the work gloves are off… Use protective eyewear listening to THIS episode, there will be sparks!
Fastening And Design Ideas For Your Kitchen Ep 610 10 12 19
Oct 14 • 36 min
We start out with adhesive basics and then dive into some Kitchen Design ideas that might be great or you might regret!
You just had water damage and now what? Ep 610 10 12 19
Oct 14 • 35 min
We take facebook LIVE calls and talk about what should you do when you have that flood inside your home.
Around The Toolbox 19: Using Technology in business! Are you ready? 10 10 19
Oct 10 • 7 min
Now is the time to save some money and get rid of the cord and gas powered tools. Is your business ready to embrace technology? Lets talk about some of the pitfalls in under 10min.
Mid-Week Special: Planned Power outages and Chinese cabinetry 10 9 19
Oct 9 • 8 min
Are planned power outages in your future? Did your cabinetry just go up as much as 250%? Check out the Mid-Week Special.
Fire Prevention Week and Flooring Care Hour 2 Ep 609 10 5 19
Oct 7 • 36 min
It is Fire Prevention week and lets also talk about how to deal with the fall weather that turns into winter and how to protect those floors or even put the right one down to start with.
Keen Utility Boots and Women in the Trades Hour 1 EP 609 10 5 19
Oct 7 • 35 min
We start out hour 1 taking with Keen Utility about building boots for Women in the trades and then talk about the resources and opportunities out there for Women in hour 1
Around The Toolbox: 18 Stone fabricators are dying and lets talk about the details 10 3 19
Oct 3 • 8 min
Workers are dying from cutting stone. Lets talk about the many firms that are doing it the right way and the other ones that are injuring and or killing their employees.
Mid-Week Special: Keeping your Washing Machine Clean & Milgard Windows Sold 10 2 19
Oct 2 • 8 min
Lets talk about this weeks fears on washing machines and we will talk about the breaking news about Masco selling Milgard Windows. All in under 10 min.
Fall is hitting hard in the Northwest so finish the checklist before winter hits Hr 2 Ep 608 9 28 19
Sep 30 • 36 min
We wrap up the fall maintenance checklist in hour 2. With fall hitting the West Coast early and holding off for the rest of the country we should all be thinking about getting after this before we get behind on it.
Fall maintenance checklist time! We talk with William & Wayne in their showroom! Hr 1 Ep 608 9 28 19
Sep 30 • 35 min
Our fall maintenance checklist is always one of our most popular shows and we also stop in for a segment to visit my friends William & Wayne in the Seattle design center and talk about one of my favorite showrooms in the Pacific Northwest. After that…
Around The Toolbox 17: On the Road with Stanley “Dirt Monkey” Genadek and the trades 9 26 19
Sep 26 • 11 min
While out at Greenworks Tools in North Carolina I chatted with Stanley about working hard and his secrets to success. Check it out right here and check out all the Dirt Monkey content on Youtube and Instagram!
Mid-Week Special: Get that water under control around your house 9 25 19
Sep 25 • 5 min
This quick mid-week special is all about water control around the house. This one is a quick one as I head to the airport. :)
How to build a waterproof deck and saving energy Hour 2 Ep 607 9 21 19
Sep 23 • 36 min
We start out taking a question from our text line about decking and then talk about energy savings in your home.
The top mistakes when starting a tile project with Mike Stroppa our tile expert Hr 1 Ep 607 9 21 19
Sep 23 • 35 min
It doesn’t matter if you are hiring a contractor or doing it yourself you should know what goes into doing a tile project the right way. Technology has made some huge improvements over the last few years! Lets talk about it with my friend Mike Stroppa in…
Eric G on First Edition talking about what is coming up on Around the House 9 20 19
Sep 21 • 4 min
Eric jumps in on a special First Edition on AM 860 The Answer and discusses what is coming up on Around the House this weekend.
Around The Toolbox 16: Making time for your business social media 9 19 19
Sep 19 • 7 min
In this episode I give some quick tips on making time for your social media business accounts. Learn how to take a little time and do it right.
Mid-Week Special: Controlling road noise outside your home 9 18 19
Sep 18 • 8 min
In today’s mid-week special we talk about controlling road noise and how to keep that at a reasonable level. Also we talk about what won’t work well plus what is coming up for this next weekends show!
Things you should know about safety in your workshop and projects Ep 606 9 14 19
Sep 16 • 35 min
Lets talk safety around the shop and the projects you are working on!
What you should know before you start that Kitchen and Bath Design Hour 1 Ep 606 9 14 19
Sep 16 • 35 min
Lets chat about what you should be considering when you are thinking about designing that project around your house. Those Kitchens and Bathrooms can be troublesome. Stay Tuned for Hour 2
Eric G visits First Edition on AM 860 The Answer 9 13 19
Sep 13 • 3 min
Eric stops in and talks about today’s street fair for the Chown Hardware 140th Birthday Party as well as this weekends show!
Around The Toolbox 15: Contractors use a lead service or advertising? 9 12 19
Sep 12 • 9 min
Are you better off finding business for your construction company or specialty trades business with a lead service or traditional advertising? Lets discuss this in under 10 min!
Mid-Week Special: Smart Homes and google locking things down and my tornado this week 9 11 19
Sep 11 • 6 min
Google just locked some technology down and we talk about our tornado this last week in the Pacific Northwest. All in under 10 min!
The right way to waterproof around doors,windows, and your new deck Hour 1 Ep 605 9 7 19
Sep 8 • 35 min
Installing a window and door or even your deck has changed so much over the years with the right way to waterproof that area to keep rot and moisture from coming into your home.
Inspiring you with outdoor living ideas at the Parade of Homes 9 7 19 Ep 605 9 7 19
Sep 8 • 36 min
We talk outdoor living and talk with the team from the Clark County Parade of Homes in Camas Washington for part of the show. Lots of great info in this hour.
Eric stops in to First Edition’s morning show on AM 860 The Answer and talks about the show 9 6 19
Sep 7 • 4 min
Eric Stops in and talks about the Clark County Parade of Homes this weekend and Chown Hardware’s Block Party coming up for their 140th Birthday Celebration
Around The Toolbox 14 : Is your Business ready for a natural disaster? 9 5 19
Sep 5 • 12 min
Is your business ready for a disaster? Will it survive and what can you do to help others? For more information after listening to this podcast head to https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/resilience-box/your-business-ready-disaster
Mid-Week Special: Four things you should hire out this fall around your house 9 4 19
Sep 4 • 5 min
Four things you might want to hire out for your fall maintenance before the weather changes.
Eric stops in to First Edition on AM 860 The Answer and talks about this weekends show! 8 30 19
Sep 1 • 5 min
Eric stops in and chats with First Edition and what is coming up on this weekends Around the House!
Design tips on a tight budget. What simple costly mistakes can happen when you DIY 8 31 19 H2 Ep 604
Sep 1 • 35 min
Making your home look a little better does not have to be expensive. What can you do or what mistakes you don’t want to make when you are doing a project yourself.
How much technology is too much? Plus construction carpet protectors 8 31 19 H1 Ep 604
Sep 1 • 35 min
Guess who’s back? You got it! But you must listen to see who is back in the saddle again! We talk about technology and a balance of it in your life PLUS we talk about carpet protection in construction as well as more topics on Home improvement
Around the Toolbox 13: My Interview a couple of years ago with Jessi Combs and the trades. RIP
Aug 29 • 31 min
We lost a legend this week and if you are a long time listener you might remember this interview. I know that she would want this message to still go out. On a personal note I will miss our chats on social media from time to time and we lost a legend in…
Mid-Week Special: Wildfire Season is not over and a special announcement 8 28 19
Aug 28 • 6 min
We have a special announcement today as well as our discussion about wildfire season and what we saw this week. Check out the mid-week special!
Skunks? Toilets and a bunch of Home Improvement topics! Hour 2 8 24 19 Ep 603
Aug 26 • 35 min
We have had a lot of interviews recently so this hour we get back to a ton of questions on Home Improvement AND Design. We even talk about our skunk issues in our backyard. Tune in and catch Hour 2!
Is your foundation failing? Check out Nuwal systems that will save you money! Hour 1 8 24 19 Ep 603
Aug 25 • 35 min
In hour 1 we have Daniel Stark from Nuwal Systems on the show. We talk about how this system can save you some serious money compared to a whole new concrete foundation system. Check it out! Hour number 2 is all about home improvement!
Eric G is a guest on Circumnavigating The Abode with Derrick Chee - EP 1
Aug 24 • 4 min
I had a great time sitting in with the hosts of The Misfits with James and Travis and creating this bit. Check out Circumnavigating The Abode with Derrick Chee - EP 1 and stay tuned for more episodes! (Satire)
Eric G on AM 860 The Answer Portland on First Edition 8 23 19
Aug 23 • 5 min
Eric stops in the morning show, First Edition and talks with them about what is coming up on Around the House this weekend and gives away a Gallon of 30 Seconds Outdoor Cleaner!
Around The Toolbox 12: Building for a Fire 8 22 19
Aug 22 • 6 min
In this weeks episode of Around the Tool Box we have a quick chat about using fire retardant building materials and what is new on the market that could save a home.
Mid-Week Special: Are they high? Thermostat at 78? plus unplugging your kids 8 24 19
Aug 21 • 9 min
This week we chat about the Energy Star recommendations about setting your thermostat on your AC to 78 and 82 degrees plus we talk about creating a charging station at dinner time so that the family can chat and not be “plugged in”
Water in your basement? Lets talk drainage with Drainage Masters Hour 1 8 17 19 Ep 602
Aug 19 • 35 min
Hour 1 we will be talking about what you can do to get keep that water out of your crawlspace and or basement. There is so much you can do to prevent issues from happening. Check it out!
Is your lawn or farm a muddy mess a lot during the year? Lets dry it out in hour 2! 8 17 19 Ep 602
Aug 19 • 35 min
Have that flooded area around your home. There is a way to fix it! Plus some tips on maintenance that you can do to keep things clean to keep it dry.
Eric G on First Edition on AM 860 The Answer Portland 8 16 19: Lets talk drainage
Aug 17 • 4 min
Lets talk drainage and we gave away another gallon this morning on First Edition. Check out Drainage Masters in the show on Saturday and Sunday!
Around The Toolbox #11: It won’t be tomorrow but is your biz ready for the next recession?
Aug 15 • 6 min
In episode 11 we talk about your business practices. Is your business ready for the next slow down? Odds say it might be in the next five years if you look at history? What can you to do be better prepared?
Mid-Week Special: Billions in new Chinese cabinetry tariffs that hit YESTERDAY 8 14 19
Aug 14 • 8 min
It didn’t make the news but some Chinese cabinetry manufactures were hit yesterday with a 200% duty on new products coming into the US. Lets talk about it!
David Applebaum from Nat Geo and Architect of the Stars! Hour 2: 8 10 19 Ep 601
Aug 12 • 35 min
We continue our discussion with David Applebaum and designing rooms such as Frank Sinatra’s wet bar and so much more! We also talk about re-designing the FEMA flood zone home and how you make it function and look amazing!
David Applebaum from Nat Geo and Architect of the Stars! Hour 1: 8 10 19 Ep 601
Aug 11 • 35 min
Join us in the discussion about Cuba Gooding Jr as a client and we jump into the discussion of designing rooms and homes for Frank Sinatra plus so much more. You dont want to miss this show!
Around the House on 860AM The Answer First Edition 8 9 19
Aug 10 • 4 min
Eric G stops in and talks with First Edition in Portland about this week with Keen Utility and what is coming up on Saturday. We even gave away a gallon of 30 seconds outdoor cleaner (Tune in live each Friday during my appearances on KPAM 860 The Answer…
Around the Toolbox #9: Your Business, Politics, and Social Media
Aug 8 • 7 min
Lets talk about politics and social media that is mixing with your personal and business social media accounts. With our country so divided do you want to have your potential consumers going to battle with you or your company? Lets talk about it.
Mid-Week Special: I am back from vacation and we discuss Keen Utility work boots
Aug 7 • 8 min
In our mid week special we discuss a bit about visiting my Northeastern Oregon stations as well as my days with Keen Utility and our absolutely AMAZING show coming up on Saturday!
Eric’s favorite callers in recent history. Even a bad contractor! Hr 2 8 3 19 Ep 600
Aug 5 • 35 min
Eric revisits some of his favorite calls in this hour. This is not a single best of show but a compilation of a bunch of great people calling in with questions. Check it out!
Eric stops in at Camp with Girls Build and my Fav callers in recent history Hour 1 8 3 19 Ep 600
Aug 5 • 35 min
Eric checks in with Girls Build at camp! Check them out online at Girlsbuild.org Then Eric Takes a trip down memory lane and visits some of his favorite callers in recent history. Check it out!
Around The Toolbox #8 Check up on your subs! 8 1 19
Aug 1 • 5 min
A quick reminder on some follow up you should be doing as a contractor. This is a quick one as I needed to get back to this vacation and fishing pole.
Mid-Week Special: A quick maintenance moment 7 31 19
Jul 31 • 5 min
Here is a quick reminder of those late July things you should be thinking about. I am out on vacation this week but wanted to get something quick up for you to think about this week.
Street of Dreams and Pyramid Heating and Cooling: The challenges of Building today H2 7 27 19
Jul 30 • 35 min
You dont want to miss the second hour where we will talk more about the latest trends in Home Design and spend some time talking with Pyramid Heating and Cooling about the latest in new systems to keep that hot home cool in the summer!
Street of Dreams with Pyramid Heating and Cooling: What goes into a home? H1 7 27 19 Ep 598
Jul 29 • 35 min
What goes into a Dream Home? How do you keep these new homes healthy? What are the challenges in building today? That and MORE in today’s hour 1 episode!
Around The Toolbox 8: Lets talk about suppliers and lead times. BE CAREFUL!
Jul 25 • 8 min
This series is for the trades and we talk today about what is going on with suppliers and how some are closing their doors. Plus lets talk about extended lead times. All in under 10 min.
Mid-Week Special: Are you waterproofing those summer projects correctly? 7 24 19
Jul 24 • 11 min
This week we talk about why you need to make sure you have water proofed that summer project correctly. Did you do that window, door, or deck right? This can be a HUGE problem if you missed an important step. Plus we talk about what is coming up on Around…
The Real Deal on Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry plus some listener calls Hour 2 on 7 20 19
Jul 22 • 35 min
There are so many grades of Kitchen and Bath cabinetry. What is important? What is not? Check it out all right here!
Painting with Miller Paint: How to pick a color Hour 1 on 7 20 19
Jul 22 • 35 min
Our first hour with is with Steve and Puji from Miller Paint Company. Miller Paint is cruising up on their 130th year here in the Northwest so they know what works and what doesn’t. However it doesn’t matter where you live as the paint tips will work…
AM 860 The Answer live with First Edition: Painting with Miller Paint and Cabinetry 101
Jul 20 • 4 min
Eric Stops in AM 860 The Answer and talks about Saturdays show about Painting with Miller Paint and Cabinetry 101 on Saturday.
Around The Toolbox 7: How do we get more people into the trades?
Jul 18 • 10 min
We are still not gaining enough ground getting people to consider a career in the trades. What can we do? Lets chat about that for a couple of minutes. We need to band together and get things rolling!
Mid-Week Special: Interior Design… Do some research before you demo 7 17 19
Jul 17 • 10 min
Before you tackle that project make sure you have a good plan. You can actually do more damage to your house removing important architectural details in your effort to update your home. No one wants to do a lot of work to reduce the value of their home. A…
Foundation Repair & what you should have in your home for the Big ONE! Hour 2 Podcast 7 13 19
Jul 15 • 35 min
We talk with Stephen from Earthquake Tech in Hour 2 and we talk about foundation repair and then what things you need to get your prep kit ready for the big one!
Ready for an Earthquake? Stephen from Earthquake Tech is in the studio Hr 1 7 13 19
Jul 15 • 35 min
This is a timely show with all of the earthquake activity on the West Coast. We talk about why you need to have your home checked and what can be done to help keep your home where you want it to be during a seismic event.
Eric G talks Earthquakes with First Edition on AM 860 The Answer 7 12 19
Jul 12 • 3 min
Eric G stops in at AM 860 the Answer Portland to talk about this weeks show and last nights earthquake in Seattle
Around The Toolbox Episode #6: Your online reputation 7 11 19
Jul 11 • 10 min
In our for the Trades episode this week we are talking reputation management in this online age. How to manage it….how to fix it!
Mid-Week Special: Creating your own personal space and chill 7 10 19
Jul 10 • 8 min
It is super important to create your own space in your home. It doesn’t matter if it is an apartment or single family home…. we will talk about how to make a space your own for a great place to chill after a long day.
You put that in your home? Hour 2 with Caroline Blazovsky from My Healthy Home 7 6 19
Jul 8 • 35 min
You dont want to miss this hour as we talk so much about things that are making your home unhealthy and a simple test can tell you how much is going wrong and what is going right.
Your Healthy or Unhealthy Home Hour 1 with Caroline Blazovsky Hour 1 7 6 19
Jul 7 • 35 min
We talk with Caroline Blazovsky from My Healthy Home about what is going wrong in your home. Both hours are packed with information and a lot of fun! You dont want to miss what is going wrong in your home and you dont even know it!
AM 860 The Answer’s First Edition talks with Eric G about this weekends show on Healthy Homes 7 5 19
Jul 6 • 4 min
We talk for about five minutes about keeping your home healthy AND what is coming up on Saturdays show. You dont want to miss this one!
Mid-Week Special with Dane Vawter: We talk Apartment rentals!
Jul 3 • 10 min
We have a special guest….Dane is back for this mid-week special podcast!
What is the most reliable appliance brand and we take your questions! Hour 2 6 29 19
Jul 1 • 35 min
We take your questions and discuss appliances and what is working and what is not working. What brands rock….and what ones are struggling to get quality out the door.
Are you renting or a Landlord? We talk about renting single family Homes Hour 1 6 29 19
Jun 30 • 35 min
This is an honest look at Single family homes, renting or being a landlord. This hour we try to take the political talking points out of it and get into the basics and the details.
Around The Toolbox #5 Contracts and Change orders plus some new hardware! 6 27 19
Jun 27 • 11 min
We talk about change orders and contracts and why you should spend some time on them. You are leaving money on the table PLUS we talk a little about some new hardware I found that might just need to be in your next remodel.
Mid-Week Special: What are the reliable appliance brands from Consumer Reports? Shocking!
Jun 26 • 16 min
Finally! Consumer Reports did an appliance study on who makes the most reliable appliances. There is some good data here and some of it is flawed or under reported. Lets discuss!
Lets talk Plumbing 101 and the quick places you can go wrong! Hour 2 6-22-19
Jun 24 • 35 min
Lets talk about some of the places you can really go wrong with plumbing. Sometimes saving a dollar can cost you hundreds.
How to keep your home a little more quiet and I am not kicking the kids out. Hour 1 6-22-19
Jun 23 • 35 min
Eric talks about his tool test from last weekend framing up his brothers garage with all battery powered tools and how is it best to keep that house quiet. What can you do to keep noise outside or keep in inside for all of you that like a little noize!…
Around The Toolbox: Episode 4 How a contractor can manage tools!
Jun 22 • 5 min
For the Contractor: Theft can be a huge issue on a jobsite. Let technology be your friend when you are purchasing new tools or adding them to your truck or trailer.
Mid-Week Special: What to watch out for when getting your house ready for an Earthquake/big storm
Jun 19 • 10 min
Getting projects done isn’t easy. However, if you are thinking about making your home a little stronger for storms or earthquakes there are some big tips I want you to be aware of. Lets talk about those for about 10 min! Check out the quick Mid-Week…
Milwaukee Tools Trip and other last minute gift ideas Hour 1 6-15-19
Jun 17 • 35 min
In hour 1 we talk about my trip to Milwaukee Tools NPS 19 and the new tools that are coming out. We also jump into other Fathers day last minute gift ideas.
My 40th Anniversary Interview with Kevin O’Connor HOST of This Old House hour 2 6-15-19
Jun 17 • 35 min
We talk with Kevin O’Connor from This Old House.
Around The Toolbox Episode 3: Controlling Your Brand
Jun 13 • 7 min
In this weeks Trades and Business episode we have a quick talk about branding and how YOU are coming across to your clients and consumers. Check out these tips!
Mid-Week Special: Now that its summer and wildfire and hurricane season. You ready?
Jun 12 • 11 min
We talk about what is coming up this weekend on Around the House with Eric G. Plus we get into some quick tips on getting ready for wildfire season and hurricane season! Check it out right here!
Keeping that Yard Green and Healthy Hour 2 6 8 2019
Jun 10 • 35 min
Have a yard that needs help? Lets talk about getting the green and healthy soil back to get it all dialed in!
Wasps, Mice, Spiders, and Termites with Bloom Pest Control Hour 1 6-8-19
Jun 10 • 35 min
Hour 1 we talk with our friends at Bloom Pest Control. We cover a ton of info about those pests Around the House!
Mid-Week Special: Not really but here is an update in 60 seconds!
Jun 5 • 0 min
No mid-week special but here is a super quick update in under a minute. Stay tuned on Social Media this week! Check us out on Facebook and Instagram!
Is this a DIY project or do you hire a Pro? Hour 2 June 1 2019
Jun 3 • 35 min
Hour 2 we talk about what YOUR skills are and if this project is a DIY project or do you need to hire a PRO. Check it out right here!
How to save money in your home with some simple changes! June 1 2019 Hour 1
Jun 3 • 35 min
Things are expensive. What can do you do around the house to save some money? Check out hour 1 of the show right here!
Around The Toolbox Episode 2: Toxic Employees and are they Independent Contractors?
May 30 • 9 min
Episode 2 of our podcast for the trades we hit on negative employees and what can happen if you have your Employees classified as Independent Contractors wrong. That can be expensive!
Mid-Week Special: With all these Storms… How is your insurance?
May 29 • 7 min
It has been an active spring. How is your insurance looking? Are you covered? How much would it take to get you back on your feet? Lets talk about that and Saturdays show on our Mid-Week Special.
Hour 2 with Bill Sikkens from the User Friendly Show: Internet and TV 5 25 19
May 27 • 35 min
We dive into more about home technology and where is 8k TV going and will we have a cable box in five years? This is a great hour 2. Check it out!
Home Tech: How do you get started? Bill Sikkens in from the User Friendly Show hr 1: 5 25 19
May 27 • 35 min
In Hour 1 we have Bill Sikkens from the User Friendly Show and we talk home technology. Where is it going? What changed from the last time he was on? Just about everything! Check it out!
Around the Toolbox Episode 1: Marketing! Our new weekly special for the trades and business
May 23 • 12 min
This is our first episode of a little experiment I am calling Around the Toolbox. This is my short form podcast for people in the trades or selling to people in the trades and how to navigate business today. Things in business are changing faster than…
Mid-Week Special: Do you NEED title lock insurance? 5 22 19
May 21 • 6 min
Do you need Title Lock Insurance? I might make a few people upset over this Mid-Week Special. I hope they are not an advertiser!
There are common plants in your yard and garden that are toxic to pets 5 18 19 Hr 2
May 20 • 35 min
Eric G rants about Hardwood flooring and we discuss what plants are dangerous to your pets in your yard. We bet you might have one there now. Check out hour 2 here!
What should you NOT put in your garbage disposal? 5 18 19 Hour 1
May 20 • 35 min
What can you put down a garbage disposal? How do you fix it when it breaks? Tune in for all of that and more!
Mid-Week Special: Mistakes in Storage… Are you paying too much?
May 15 • 8 min
What is coming up on Saturday on Around the House? We will answer that question AND talk about storage and storage units? Where can you save money? It is all right here!
Are you Bidet Curious? 5 11 19 Hour 1
May 14 • 35 min
In Hour one we talk about all the things you need to know about a bidet! Here is your number 1 answer to your number 2 problem.
Robo Calls Are Horrible. What can you do about them? 5 11 19 Hour 2
May 13 • 35 min
In hour 2 we talk about Robo calls and telemarketers. How do you battle them? Find out here!
Mid-Week Special: How to get started in DIY and a Construction Tariff update 5 8 19
May 8 • 10 min
In our short mid week special we talk about a tariff update and how it might affect your projects this week plus I give out tips to the new DIY person wanting to learn some basic skills. Check it out.
Hour 2 with Stan Jessup from the Oregon CCB and dealing with lead paint 5 4 19
May 6 • 35 min
Hour 2 we get into how contractors should be dealing with lead paint and what to look out for when hiring and how contractors can better work with homeowners!
How to Hire a Contractor with Stan Jessup from the Oregon CCB Hr 1 5 4 19
May 6 • 35 min
How to Hire a Contractor with Stan Jessup from the Oregon CCB. It doesn’t matter if you live in Oregon or not each State has an agency that helps you navigate contractors. This show is great for the homeowner and the contractor.
Mid-Week Special: World Naked Gardening day and Bidet Installation
May 1 • 6 min
We discuss our biggest social media subject so far this week. World Naked Gardening Day on May 4th. Plus what do you get when you buy a bidet toilet seat? Find out in under 7 minutes.
Big mistakes you can make during a kitchen refresh! Hour 2 4 27 19
Apr 29 • 35 min
In hour 2 we wrap up things you can do refreshing that kitchen and what NOT to do with the project. I dont want to see anyone tossing money away!
Eric G talks about his top 5 projects to Fix your kitchen without remodeling! Hour 1 4 27 19
Apr 29 • 35 min
In hour one we talk about how expensive kitchen remodels are and what my top 5 things are you can do to squeeze a little more out of that kitchen before its time to remodel.
Mid-Week Special: Wood countertops in your kitchen and undermount sinks
Apr 24 • 7 min
In our quick mid-week special Eric G talks about the issues you can have with wood countertops in your kitchen when they get mixed with a kitchen or bar sink. Check it out all right here.
Building Raised Garden Beds and more outside work! Hour 1 4 20 19
Apr 23 • 35 min
Eric G and Julie this week talk about raised garden beds and getting that area ready for spring. Plus lots of other stories in Hour 1
Getting that Garage dialed in! Hour 2 4 20 19
Apr 22 • 35 min
Eric G and Julie talk about getting that garage dialed in and storage and lighting ideas. Plus how to deal with that garage door!
Mid-Week Special: Lessons Learned with Notre Dame and Keeping kids safe this summer
Apr 17 • 10 min
Eric G Comments on the recent tragedy with the horrific fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. It is such as loss for the world architecturally and religiously. What can we learn from this? Plus Eric G talks about keeping kids safe this summer.
We are back! Hour 2 is all about our Spring Checklist 4 13 19
Apr 16 • 35 min
We finish up hour 2 with our spring projects and what you should get knocked off that list!
We are back! We talk Greenworks tools and the Spring Checklist Hour 1 4 13 19
Apr 15 • 35 min
Eric G talks about Greenworks Tools and Dives into the Spring Checklist. Take a listen!
Mid-Week Special: Lawn care and what is coming up on Saturday!
Apr 10 • 6 min
Our mid-week special. We talk yard care and the changes to the show. Check it out now! -Eric G
Around The House - 04062019 - Robin Daily - Best Of
Apr 8 • 33 min
What paint to buy, ideas on tying in with home, neighborhood
Around The House - 04092019 - Robin Daily - Best Of
Apr 8 • 33 min
Paint, paint and more paint!
NEW! Saturday Podcast Special: Wasp and Mosquito control Hour 1 4 6 19
Apr 6 • 26 min
Eric G and Dane dive into what you should be doing to get the pests under control before they get OUT OF CONTROL. Plus lets talk a little bbq safety!
NEW! Saturday Podcast Special: Sprinkler Systems and Car Care Hour2 4 6 19
Apr 6 • 27 min
Eric and Dane talk about foundation ventilation. Repairing and inspecting that sprinkler system plus how to save water. Plus we dive into Spring Car Care.
Mid-Week Special: Battery Powered Tools from Greenworks and a HUGE weekend!
Apr 3 • 10 min
Eric talks about using Greenworks power tools this weekend. There is a LOT more coming up about that. Plus he discusses the 31st Birthday of Around the House with Eric G. Plus he gives you some great hints of the big deal that will be sent out on Facebook…
BEST OF SHOW: Cost Vs Value Report - Airdate: 03302019 - Best Of HR 2
Mar 31 • 33 min
This is a Best Of Edition - Hour 2
BEST OF SHOW: ATH-Cost vs Value -Air Date 03302019 - Best Of Hour 1
Mar 31 • 33 min
This is a Best of Edition
NEW! Saturday Podcast Special: Roundup Lawsuits and 10 things that cost you $! 3 30 19 Hour 1
Mar 30 • 30 min
We talk about HOW to use Roundup Safely and the TOP 10 things that you think save you money but COST you money!
Eric G’s 10 things that you think save you $ that cost you $ Hour 2 3 30 19
Mar 30 • 34 min
The top 10 things that you might think is saving you money might be costing you MUCH more! Check it out!
Mid-Week Special: Working with Reclaimed wood.
Mar 27 • 9 min
Eric G talked about some of the pitfalls of reclaimed wood and what to be careful of. It CAN be dangerous. Plus Eric gives an update on the remodel of the show. Check it out!
Best of: Around The House with Eric G Air Date 03232019
Mar 25 • 33 min
Best of: Around The House with Eric G Air Date 03232019 by Eric Goranson
Best of: Around The House with Eric G Air Date- 03232019
Mar 25 • 32 min
Best of: Around The House with Eric G Air Date- 03232019 by Eric Goranson
NEW: Saturday Podcast! Eric’s secret suppliers and fixing marble Hour#1 3/23/19
Mar 23 • 28 min
This is our first of three weeks of Saturday Podcasts where we bring in new material while our show is doing best of shows on the radio. We talk about one of Eric’s secret suppliers Working with an existing marble countertop, and what to expect with some…
NEW: Saturday Podcast! Top Spring Projects! Hour#2 3/23/19
Mar 23 • 29 min
Lets dive into some top spring projects and even a little bit of deck safety! Plus a little more information on what is coming up on Around the House!
Mid-Week Special: How to deal with Snow Mold in your grass! Plus and Update!
Mar 20 • 8 min
How do you fix that snow mold that is crushing that new grass? Dont worry Eric is here to help you get that yard looking green again! Plus Eric talks about some changes and what is coming up on Around the House with Eric G!
Painting Tips with Robin Daly - Around The House 03162019 - HR 1
Mar 18 • 32 min
We talk with Paint Expert Robin Daly about using the right paint and most importantly the right steps to get that project started with painting.
Painting with Robin Daly - Around The House 03162019 - HR 2
Mar 18 • 33 min
Hour 2 with Robin and we talk about everything paint and interior design
Special Report 2020 Podcast For Designers: A foolproof system
Mar 14 • 28 min
Eric Goranson, CKD Talks about How to create an internal file system that virtually makes it impossible to order the wrong doorstyle, color, wood species and design in Kitchen and Bath Remodeling. These best practices will keep you from making those…
Mid-Week Special: Tile stone and granite care plus your yard!
Mar 13 • 10 min
In this weeks Mid-Week Special Eric talks about the new ways to call into the show. Plus he talks about how to clean that tile and keep it clean as well as restoring those countertops. Plus he talks about yard care for those who can see their yard and are…
Cost vs Value - What do windows, doors and roofing cost? 03092019 - HR 2
Mar 11 • 33 min
hour 2 of the show where we wrap up Kitchens and Baths and dive into Doors, Windows, Roofing, and siding! What do these cost on average? Check it out all right here in Hour 2 of the show!
Cost VS. Value - What does a bathroom remodel cost? 03092019 - HR 1
Mar 11 • 33 min
Eric G and Dane talk about projects costs and how much you can expect as a return on the project down the road. Lets start out talking Bathrooms and we head to Kitchen remodels in Hour 1.
Mid-Week Special: Eric makes changes to his Do Not Purchase appliance list and fire safety!
Mar 7 • 11 min
Eric makes some changes to his DO NOT BUY appliance list. Plus he talks about changing those smoke alarm batteries and if your alarm is over a decade old its time to change it!
Cool New Technology Headed To Your Home and Outdoor Kitchens Hour 2
Mar 5 • 34 min
We talk inside your home AND Outdoor kitchens! You dont want to miss what is new this year! -Eric G
Eric talks about what new products to expect in 2019 from Design and Construction Week Hour 1
Mar 4 • 34 min
Hour 1 March 2, 2019 we talk about what is coming out for 2019 and 2020 from Design and Construction week with the Kitchen and Bath Industry show and International Builders show! Check out Hour 1 here! Give us a call or text 24/7 to our help line at…
Mid-Week Special: Tariff Updates and project costs and SATURDAY!
Feb 27 • 9 min
With the deadline approaching should you be out purchasing materials this week? We dive into the status of the tariffs and what it could cost you on your upcoming project.Give us a call at 503-521-7072 on our 24/7 Questions and Text hotline!
Live From The Spring H&G Show with Pyramid Heating - 2-23-19 Hour 1
Feb 25 • 33 min
Furnaces and duct cleaning… and what to do when the lights go out while you use the microwave? Have a question? Call us 24/7 or text us at 503-521-7072
Live from The Spring Home and Garden Show Hour #2 2-23-19
Feb 25 • 33 min
Where should I put my filter, and do I really need a new furnace? Have a question? Call us 24/7 or text us at 503-521-7072
Mid-Week Special: Come Meet Us While We Do The Show Live This Weekend, Recapping Modernism Week, Eric Is Down At KBIS In Vegas
Feb 21 • 7 min
Mid-Week Special: Come Meet Us While We Do The Show Live This Weekend, Recapping Modernism Week, Eric Is Down At KBIS In Vegas by Eric Goranson
Thanks For Letting Us Vent… - Around The House 02162019
Feb 18 • 33 min
More of your fan and vent questions. …and another damp Garage. Give us a call or text us 24/7 with your Home Improvement questions @ 503-521-7072 ! Eric will call you back and put you on the show with your question! Give us a call or text us 24/7 with…
Home Ventilation… We’re A Big Fan - Around The House 02162019
Feb 17 • 32 min
Fans aren’t just for the bathroom… whole-house ventilation is important. Plus strange noises! Why do you need a ventilation fan? We have Panasonic Vent fan experts Luke Howard and Ken Nelson in the studio. Give us a call or text us 24/7 with your Home…
Mid-Week Special: A 24/7 Phone Line For All Your DIY Questions As Well As How To Flu-Proof Your Home
Feb 13 • 8 min
In this weeks Mid-Week Special Eric G finishes his discussion from Saturday about how to keep that FLU at bay as well as some new things for AROUND THE HOUSE! Check it out right here! Give us a call or text us 24/7 with your Home Improvement questions @…
Robots And Other Home Improvement Tech - Around The House 02092019 Hour 1
Feb 11 • 32 min
The future is now at a big box home improvement store near you, and what other tech is coming your way. Plus we talk about This Old House in Boston! Give us a call or text us 24/7 with your Home Improvement questions @ 503-521-7072 ! Eric will call you…
Foundation problems to how to keep that house warm! - Around The House 02092019 Hour 2
Feb 11 • 32 min
We had a ton of calls from a sinking foundation to how to keep it real warm…It’s cold in the Northwest… and you want to be warm, right? Eric has some tips for you. Give us a call or text us 24/7 with your Home Improvement questions @ 503-521-7072 ! Eric…
Mid-Week Special: Keeping Your Eyes Out For Scams And How To Handle Them
Feb 6 • 7 min
Have you been taken by a phone scam? Here are some ideas how to keep you from giving money to people that shouldn’t get it.
DIY Exterior Cleaning Without Damage - Around The House 02-02-2019 Hour 2
Feb 4 • 34 min
Hour 2 - How to clean it like a pro, without doing damage like an amateur. Chemicals or the pressure washer? Plus do’s and don’ts with the power washer. There’s a fine line between awesome and awful. Also Eric G. takes your calls including questions about…
One Less Call To The Plumber - Around The House 02-02-2019 Hour 1
Feb 4 • 34 min
Today Eric G. is going to save you time, money, hassle, and another phone call to the plumber. Listen to this hour of Around the House and we’ll show you how to prevent those calls to the plumber. Plus Eric G. takes your home improvement calls and…
The Mid-Week Special For The Week Of January 30th
Jan 31 • 8 min
Eric talks about quick easy ways to make sure your home is safe in case of emergency, which includes fire alarms, fire extinguishers, and CO2 detectors, and escape plans. Also, the safest way to use those electric heaters and keeping things away from…
Dealing With The Neighbors From… - Around The House 01262019 Hour 1
Jan 28 • 32 min
Knowing where your property lines are and why it’s important. Also, can you convert and old barn into a home? Give us a call or text us 24/7 with your Home Improvement questions @ 503-521-7072 ! Eric will call you back and put you on the show with your…
Aww Rats! - Around The House 01262019 Hour 2
Jan 28 • 33 min
What’s the best way to deal with rodents and other household pests? Food and Fences
Mid-Week Special: Eric Will Be At World Of Concrete This Week And coming up on Around the House
Jan 23 • 5 min
Mid-Week Special: Eric Will Be At World Of Concrete This Week And coming up on Around the House by Eric Goranson
What To Forget When You Buy A Home - Around The House 01-19-2019 Hour 2
Jan 21 • 15 min
Maybe the paint and lights aren’t the most important things to look at when you buy a home. Plus, why did they build it that way? We looks at some 70 year old cabinets. This is a shorter than normal show due to the Presidential address that preempted the…
It’s A Big Project - Around The House 01-19-2019 Hour 1 Ep
Jan 21 • 32 min
You know what you want, but where do you start? Also, your chimney sucks… but what about when it doesn’t?
Tariffs and Give Frozen Tiles The Cold Shoulder - Around The House 12-08-2018 Hour 1
Jan 20 • 33 min
In Hour 1, Eric and Dane talk tariffs and how they could be raising the cost of your next DIY project.
Mid-Week Special: Knife and blade sharpening and what is coming up Sat
Jan 16 • 8 min
This weeks episode we touch base on Knives, blades, and how to sharpen them. We talk a little about today’s MORE good day Oregon segment and what is coming up on Saturday’s show!
Potty Talk! Lets talk about toilets and what is a good one! - 01-12-2019 Hr. 2
Jan 14 • 32 min
Old Toilets and New Toilets…what is good and what is bad We talk number two and leveling on a floating home.
Did you know your home could be giving you cancer? Lets talk about Radon - 01-12-2019 Hr 1
Jan 14 • 32 min
We talk about Radon and what you need to do with your home.We had a great discussion about heading out on a big trip! Don’t forget about your basement and how to prep your home while you’re out of town.
Mid-Week Special: The expense of having Stuff…How to save money and clear it out
Jan 10 • 6 min
In our mid-week special we talk about having too much stuff. Storage units are expensive and many times worth more than the stuff that is in it. How do you tack it? Check it out right here as well as what is coming up on Saturday!
Miles of Tiles and Gallons of Grout - Around The House 01-05-2019 Hour 2
Jan 7 • 33 min
Listen to hour 1 here: https://soundcloud.com/kxl-around-the-house/a-dry-conversation-about-wallsaround-the-house-01-05-2019 Tips and tricks for Tile and Grout. Plus more drywall patching and kitchen cabenets.
A Dry Conversation About Walls…Around The House 01-05-2019 Hour 1
Jan 7 • 33 min
Listen to Hour 1 here: https://soundcloud.com/kxl-around-the-house/miles-of-tiles-and-gallons-of-grout-around-the-house-01-05-2019 It’s time for a New Year and a New Wall repair. Also, reinforcing your older building.
Mid-Week Special: That ticking time bomb….That small water leak!
Jan 3 • 7 min
That little problem we forget about. That small water leak. It might be a drip around a window to that vinyl flooring near that bathtub. Lets talk about how to fix them and where to find them!
The Future is Now -Around The House 12/29/2018 Hour 2
Jan 1 • 29 min
We take a look into the future with connected homes, tools you can track and 8k TV is on the way. Listen to hour 1: https://soundcloud.com/kxl-around-the-house/homeowner-mistakes-and-building-up-or-out-around-the-house-12292018
Homeowner Mistakes and Building Up or Out? -Around The House 12/29/2018
Dec 31, 2018 • 33 min
What mistakes are you making as a homeowner? We go through Eric’s list of no-no’s. Plus are their advantages to adding an extra floor? Listen to hour 2 here: https://soundcloud.com/kxl-around-the-house/the-future-is-now-around-the-house-12292018-hour-2
Mid-Week Special: HOT paint colors for 2019! Also what is coming up on Around the House on Saturday!
Dec 27, 2018 • 7 min
This week Eric G talks about the top paint colors for 2019 and what will be hot! Are you painting with a color that was five years ago? Check it out all right here!
Season’s Eatings with JT the Cowboy Cook - Around The House 12/22/2018 Hour 2
Dec 24, 2018 • 33 min
We talk meat and ducts on this hour of the show. Also what’s up with KFC in Japan? Listen to hour 1 here: https://soundcloud.com/kxl-around-the-house/last-minute-contractor-gift-guide-around-the-house-12-22-2018
Flaming Dishwashers and Eric G’s Rant about Nextdoor! Around The House 12-22-2018 Hour 1
Dec 24, 2018 • 33 min
What do you get a Contractor for Christmas, How to seal your wooden sink, and what do you do with a flaming dishwasher? Listen to Hour 2 here: https://soundcloud.com/kxl-around-the-house/seasons-eatings-around-the-house-12222018-hour-2
Mid-Week Special: How can you tell a contractor doesnt want to do your project?
Dec 19, 2018 • 8 min
How do you know a contractor might not want to tackle your project but gave you a price anyway? Check it out plus who is coming up Saturday on Around the House!
This Old House Host Kevin O’Connor Hour 2 12-15-2018
Dec 17, 2018 • 34 min
The entire interview with This Old House and ASK This Old House Host Kevin O’Connor. Eric G caught up with him nearly a year ago and they finally got that interview knocked out they had been talking about. What is coming up on NEXT season? What is his…
How Zoning can effect your property NOW - Around The House 12/15/18
Dec 17, 2018 • 33 min
In hour 1: We enter the Northwest’s Twilight Zone… what new zoning laws could do to the cost of your home, and firing your drywall. High-density zoning is coming to Portland, and it will affect the cost of development fees, parking, and traffic and even…
Mid-Week Special: Is “This Old House” staged like other shows and Eric G’s rant about zoning!
Dec 13, 2018 • 9 min
Is “This Old House” a staged tv show? Is it really that “Real”? On Saturday we will interview the host Kevin O’Connor from This Old House and Eric also rants about zoning changes for all single family homes in Portland that will raising housing costs…
Tariffs and Give Frozen Tiles The Cold Shoulder - Around The House 12-08-2018 Hour 1
Dec 10, 2018 • 33 min
In Hour 1, Eric and Dane talk tariffs and how they could be raising the cost of your next DIY project. Hour 2 of the show is right here:…
Holiday House Cleaning Without Removing Your Varnish - Around The House 12-08-2018 Hour 2
Dec 10, 2018 • 33 min
In Hour 2, Eric and Dane get your house clean enough for the in-laws with holiday cleaning tips. Hour 1 of the show is right here:…
Mid-Week Special: Some winterizing tips and Holiday prep ideas! Plus coming up on Around the House!
Dec 6, 2018 • 9 min
In todays mid-week special we talk about a few tips to keep things from freezing and getting ready for the family to come over. We also talk about what is coming up on Saturday! We have a big show ahead! All in under 10 min!
Home Automation Calls And Chat About How It Can Help The Elderly - Hour 2 - 12/1/2018
Dec 3, 2018 • 33 min
In Hour 2, the fellas take multiple phone calls, even from an old friend of both Eric and our Tech Expert Bill Sikkens. They also chat about what is coming up in Home Automation in the near future. If you missed Hour 1, don’t worry, it’s right here!…
What To Expect When Setting Up A Tech Savvy Home Automation System - Hour 1 - 12/1/2018
Dec 3, 2018 • 32 min
In Hour 1, Eric and Dane welcome in Tech Expert Bill Sikkens, host of the User Friendly Podcast, found here: https://www.userfriendlyshow.com/ The guys go in depth about where to start when it comes to turning your home in to an automated one. From…
Mid-Week Special: Time to build that go bag for Emergencies in your car and Technology on ATH!
Nov 29, 2018 • 7 min
It is that time of year! What should you have in your car when you are traveling around? We talk about that bag you should have in the back so you are ready for anything! PLUS we have technology in your home coming up for Saturday! Check it out!
Decorating Safety For The Holidays. Plus a continuation of Power tools! 11-24-18 HR2
Nov 26, 2018 • 34 min
In hour two Eric reminds us of some basic safety to remember when decorating your home for the holidays. He also introduces the latest app technologies that can help aid in keeping you and your family members safe this holiday season. Did you miss Hour 1?…
Cut The Cord. Lets talk power tools! 11-24-18 HR1
Nov 26, 2018 • 34 min
In hour one of this weeks show Eric thanks Pyramid Heating and Cooling for their on the spot help the night before Thanksgiving at his own house. Cutting the cord, Eric talks in depth about advancements in battery powered tool technology over the hlast 18…
Mid-Week Special: Do you brine a turkey? You might be surprised! Plus POWER TOOLS!
Nov 22, 2018 • 6 min
On this weeks mid-week special we tackle the question of the day? When you wet brine a turkey does it make a difference? We will also talk about what is coming up Saturday on Around the House! Did someone say power tools? Check it out here!
Does Your House Give You That Sinking Feeling? 11-17-18 H1
Nov 20, 2018 • 32 min
Is your house sinking? Eric discusses why your house or some part of it may be sinking and what to about it with Jake McCutcheon of The Wall foundations. Catch hour two of today’s show here:…
What To Do Before You Start That Large Exterior Project. 11-17-18 H2
Nov 19, 2018 • 32 min
Eric covers some exterior project tips for large projects with Jake McCutcheon of the Wall. Callers burn up the phone with some amazing ideas and questions! If you missed hour number 1 you can catch it here:…
Mid-Week Special: Power Tool buying season and bad contractors! 11 14 18
Nov 14, 2018 • 6 min
In this mid-week special Eric G touches on some quick tips on saving money on power tool purchases, to storm prep, to watching out for illegal contractors that might cost you thousands. Plus a tease ahead of what to expect on next Saturday’s Around the…
America’s Healthy Home Expert Calls In To The Studio - Around the House 11-10-18 Hour 1
Nov 12, 2018 • 32 min
Whether you’re purchasing a new home or living in your forever home mold can be a HUGE issue! Eric talks with Caroline Blayzovsky America’s Healthy Home Expert about the wide range of issues that can effect the environment you live in. Catch the remainder…
LED Lights Can Illuminate … Or FAIL… And .. Water In the Basement? Hour 2
Nov 12, 2018 • 33 min
Using LED lighting can be a money saving project but if its not done right it could fail or cost you money. Eric talks with Justin of Western Construction Systems about water damage to your home’s foundation. In case you missed hour 1 you can hear it…
Mid-Week Special: Do you trust online product reviews? Plus a Saturday show preview!
Nov 8, 2018 • 8 min
Do you make product descriptions based on product reviews? BE CAREFUL as you might miss some amazing products that people might not know or be equipped how to use! Plus a tease to what to expect on Saturday! Please leave your DIY project review…
Where there’s Smoke Alarms there’s … tons of calls. 11/03/18 Hour 1
Nov 5, 2018 • 32 min
Eric covers Smoke Alarms and other DIY winter prep tips along with a full bank of callers asking about different types of lighting - LED, CFL, and more. Don’t miss hour 2 as the phones burn up with electrical issues. Click here:…
Eric G handles a TON of calls on electrical issues. Hour 2 110318
Nov 5, 2018 • 32 min
Eric handle a flurry of callers on today’s show covering home electrical and lighting issues. Don’t miss out on hour number 1 … click here:https://soundcloud.com/kxl-around-the-house/where-theres-smoke-alarms-theres-tons-of-calls-110318-hour-1 Are you…
Mid-Week Special: We talk space heater safety and whats coming up Saturday on Around the House!
Oct 31, 2018 • 8 min
What an incredible week after the wild show of last weekend. Here is the mid-week special where we talk about keeping your home or office safe with space heaters. Lets keep it safe this heating season! Happy Halloween!
Is your house Haunted? Eric G talks with Clyde Lewis of Ground Zero Hour 1 10/27/18
Oct 29, 2018 • 32 min
Homes can be spooky. Eric G. hosts Clyde Lewis of Ground Zero to talk about unexplained phenomenon and their own experiences with hauntings. They discuss HOW these things happen and WHY they can happen in your home. Don’t miss hour number 2! Click here:…
Is your house Spooky? Eric G talks with Clyde Lewis of Ground Zero Hour 2 10/27/18
Oct 29, 2018 • 32 min
Homes can be spooky. Eric G. hosts Clyde Lewis of Ground Zero to talk about unexplained phenomenon and their own experiences with hauntings. In case you missed hour 1 you can catch it here:…
Mid-Week Special: Security Lighting and a HUGE Show preview for Sat!
Oct 24, 2018 • 6 min
The light is changing and you can do some simple things for home security that greatly increase your chances of preventing a break in. We also talk about our Halloween special this Saturday with Clyde Lewis from the national show Ground Zero to talk…
We have Tile Expert Mike Stroppa in the house! Hour 1
Oct 22, 2018 • 32 min
Eric talks tile and heated gear! Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an email at [email protected], or join our new group on Facebook Around the House Nation…
Exploding Toilets Are A Real Thing …Great Fall Projects! Hour 2
Oct 22, 2018 • 32 min
It’s true there is such a thing as an exploding toilet. Eric G lays out the hazards along with some insights into the latest heated gear. In case you missed hour #1 you can catch it here:…
Mid-Week Special: Do you pre-rinse dishes before you load them in the dishwasher?
Oct 17, 2018 • 5 min
That long standing question is finally answered: Do you clean those dishes BEFORE they go in the dishwasher? Tune in to find out MORE!
A View to A Remodel … and How Much $$$ It Can Costs. Hour 2
Oct 16, 2018 • 32 min
What would a remodel cost and what can affect the costs - Eric G covers remodeling from the point of view of your pocket book. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric…
A View to A Remodel … and How Much $$$ It Can Costs. Hour 1
Oct 15, 2018 • 32 min
How much can a remodel cost? Are costs rising? Eric G talks about typical remodels and what you can expect to pay for them. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an…
Mid-Week Special 10-10-18 When does DIY cost you MORE?
Oct 10, 2018 • 10 min
Construction is tricky. When you decide to take on a project and be your own General. It might just end up costing you MORE! Tune in Saturday to Around the House with Eric G starting at Noon Pacific.
Live from the Portland Fall Home and Garden Show 10/06/18 Hour 1
Oct 8, 2018 • 33 min
Eric G talks with Western Construction Systems from the Portland Fall Home and Garden show. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an email at [email protected], or…
More Foundations from the Fall Home and Garden Show hour 2
Oct 8, 2018 • 32 min
Broadcast live from the Portland Fall Home and Garden show! Eric G talks about foundations with Western Constructions Systems In case you missed hour 1 you can hear it…
Mid-Week Special: Interior Design Trends for 2019 and Eric’s favorite go to products inside!
Oct 3, 2018 • 8 min
Design trends change faster than ever before with HGTV, DIY Network, Houzz and Pinterest. What is in right now? Take a listen to this short podcast. What are Eric G’s favorite go to brands inside your home? Check out some of his favorites! See you on…
Eric Talks Boilers with Special Guests Pyramid Heating and Cooling - Hour 1
Oct 1, 2018 • 32 min
Eric continues talking about Boiler systems and the Benefits of a Radiant heat system for your home with Pyramid Heating and Cooling and NW Natural. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question…
Eric Talks Boilers with Special Guests Pyramid Heating and Cooling - Hour 2
Sep 30, 2018 • 32 min
Eric G talks with Tim Hodgson and Mike Brent of Pyramid Heating and Cooling, and with Keith Barrows of NW Natural about heating your home with a Boiler/Radiant Heating system. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until…
Mid-Week Special: Tariffs are in place! 30% price increase in 2019? Hear how this can happen.
Sep 26, 2018 • 6 min
In our Mid-Week special we talk about how pricing might be 30% or more higher in 2019 on imported materials. Hear the HOW this might happen in this quick podcast.
Annual Fall Maintenance Checklist Hour 1 09-22-18
Sep 24, 2018 • 32 min
Fall Maintenance Checklist! No more worrying if you’ve covered all the Fall home prep issues… because Eric G has you covered! Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric…
Helping Hurricane Victims & Annual Fall Maintenance Checklist Hour 2 09-22-18
Sep 24, 2018 • 31 min
Eric G covers the bases for you with his Annual Fall Home Maintenance Checklist! We have a call from What Tools Inside talking about how to help hurricane and flood victims. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric…
Mid-Week Special: In the Trades? A Designer? When is a good time to upgrade that job?
Sep 20, 2018 • 6 min
It always seems this construction or design lifestyle is a boom or a bust for employees and employers. Is now the time to make a change? Here are some tips on how to upgrade your situation and do a little intel on your potential new employer.
Washer and Dryer Maintenance & Rodent Mitigation 09/15/18 Hour 1
Sep 18, 2018 • 32 min
Maintening your washer and dryer is a big topic especially when you’ve had some tiny visitor to your home. Eric covers the bases on keeping the investment you’ve made in clean clothes running smoothly. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or…
Getting Ready for Children - Is Your Home Ready? 09/15/18 Hour 2
Sep 18, 2018 • 31 min
Is you home Child proof? Are you sure? Eric G goes over some overlooked areas of child proofing your home for the arrival of those adorable little visitors. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your…
Mid-Week Special: How to control water now that the rains are here! Are you ready?
Sep 12, 2018 • 9 min
The rains are back! Now, the next question is how do you deal with the water coming off your home. Have a wet crawlspace or basement? Check out some simple ways to fix it BEFORE calling in the professionals. Check it out right here!
14 Fast Fall Fixes LIVE from the Parade of Homes 09/08/18 Hour 2
Sep 11, 2018 • 31 min
Hour 2 of the show as Eric G and Dane broadcast live from the NW Natural Parade of Homes in Camas, Wa. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an email at…
14 Fast Fall Fixes Live from the Parade of Homes! 09-08-18 Hour 1
Sep 10, 2018 • 32 min
Eric G and Dane broadcast the show live from the NW Natural Parade of Homes in Camas, Wa. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an email at [email protected], or…
Mid-Week Special: DIY Like a Pro! Now is the time to learn added skills.
Sep 5, 2018 • 7 min
I am back! The mid-week special talks about this week the shortage of contractors and WHY you should learn some added skills. Also some great tips on how to be a better DIY’er! Tune in Saturday to Around the House with Eric G and Like us on Facebook…
Mid-Week Special: How are School Board construction estimates so wrong?
Aug 29, 2018 • 5 min
In this weeks Mid-Week special Eric G talks about the current issues with school bonds and out of control construction costs. This is a quick 5 min so check it out!
Eric Plumbs the Depths with Sandi from D& F Plumbing Hour 1 08/25/18
Aug 27, 2018 • 32 min
Did you know there is a difference in quality of materials from one vendor to the next? Eric G talks about a variety of issues with Sandi from D & F Plumbing. Caller Becky asked about strange black stuff coming out of her air vents and what to do about…
Eric Talks About Plumbing with Sandi from D & F Plumbing 08-25-18 Hour 2
Aug 27, 2018 • 31 min
Eric talks with Sandi, third generation owner of D & F plumbing. Susan called in to ask, “Can an apprentice plumber work un-supervised?” You’ll want to hear Eric’s answer. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric…
Mid-Week Special: How to clean up all that soot and ash on your car and in your home
Aug 22, 2018 • 8 min
The air outside is horrible. Now how to do you clean up your car without scratching it or clean up around the house? Catch this quick podcast about how to go about it safely without hurting or damaging things.
Discover How to Get Started in DIY Hour 1 08/18/18
Aug 20, 2018 • 32 min
You’ve got the home now what? Eric has some great knowledge to lay on you about becoming the DIY expert for your home. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an…
Getting Started in DIY Hour 2 08/18/18
Aug 20, 2018 • 32 min
Getting Started as A Do It Yourself-er. Hour 2. A flurry of calls with great comments including Brian who’s in the middle of a major project and called in some great advice for home owners thinking of starting a remodel. Hear what he discovered and you…
Mid-Week Special: Eric G goes to battle with the Wasp, Hornet and Yellow Jackets!
Aug 16, 2018 • 6 min
Eric goes after some pests with the Rescue brand trap that is all natural and Made in USA. Take a listen! Also like and follow our facebook page @ATHEricG
Aging in Place .. Set Up Your Parents Home for Success 08/11/18 Hour 1
Aug 13, 2018 • 32 min
It’s called Aging in Place. Basically it’s about making your parents/granparents home as livable as possible as they age. Eric G covers some well thought out steps to take to make sure you or they can stay in their home for the long term.Are you doing a…
Six Lawn Care MISTAKES You Need to Stop Making 08/11/18 Hour 2
Aug 13, 2018 • 31 min
Your probably making one or all of these simple mistake with your lawn care … Eric covers 6 and how to avoid them. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an email at…
Mid-week Special: HomeAdvisor and the lawsuits against the lead service
Aug 8, 2018 • 8 min
We breakdown why Contractors and the San Francisco District Attorney are going after HomeAdvisor and what it means to you as a homeowner or contractor.
Are You Ready for a Disaster? Eric G covers some Basics You Should Know. 08-04-18 Hour 1
Aug 6, 2018 • 32 min
From Water Purification and Storage to How to Cook without Power, Eric covers some basic information steps to help you survive a disaster.
Is Your Home Quiet? Eric G Cover the Secret Materials to Control Sound .. 08-04-18 Hour 2
Aug 6, 2018 • 31 min
Creating a quiet home can be problematic. Eric G covers the basics and some “hacks” including some materials you may not now about to make your home really quiet.
Adding Space to your home. Convert that garage? 07 - 27 - 18 Hour 2
Jul 30, 2018 • 32 min
Convert That Garage … Or Keep It? Eric G talks about the many facets of a garage conversion and what to look out for when considering one. Also, Tim from Hillsboro ask about a recent home inspection and how to fix what was found. r
How to Hire An Interior Designer 07 - 27 - 18 Hour 1
Jul 30, 2018 • 32 min
How to Hire An Interior Designer and How to Avoid Hiring the Wrong One. Plus caller asks about Eric’s recommendation on the best home security system. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your…
Mid-Week Special: Why is housing so expensive now?
Jul 26, 2018 • 12 min
Affordable Housing? What has caused housing to get expensive? Here is my rant/take on what is causing the major issues affecting housing prices. Unless we make some changes it will just be getting worse.
Can Borax and Hydrogen Peroxide cure a mold? Around The House 07 - 21 - 18 Hour 2
Jul 23, 2018 • 31 min
Can Hydrogen Peroxide and Borax cure a mold problem. Eric G talks with a caller with a unique take on dealing with mold. Also, Eric answers a puzzling question on a continuously dripping faucet. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t…
Eric goes Toe to Toe with an unlicensed electrician on Around The House 07 - 21 - 18 Hour 1
Jul 23, 2018 • 32 min
Eric G goes Toe to Toe with a caller who admits to being an unlicensed electrician. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an email at [email protected], or join our…
Mid Week Special: High Pressure Sales People and What to watch out for!
Jul 20, 2018 • 8 min
There is a huge problem with high pressure sales people right now in Home Improvement. Here is a quick guide on what to watch out for! As I am editing this an Exterior Company came right up to my door and tried to ignore my big No Soliciting Sign. Come…
Demolition Tips And A New Way For You To Grow Your Herbs Inside Hour 2 7-14-2018
Jul 16, 2018 • 33 min
Eric is talking about what you need to do before you get to Demo Day! Also, a new appliance allows you to grow your herbs inside. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send…
When To DIY And When To Hire Out. Can you do it? Hour 1 7-14-2018
Jul 16, 2018 • 33 min
Eric G is talking when you should do a project yourself, and when you should call a contractor. Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an email at…
The Top 5 Things No One Is Watching For When You Buy A New Home 07-07-2018 -
Jul 9, 2018 • 35 min
Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an email at [email protected], or join our new group on Facebook Around The House Nation designed to help people answer those…
Don’t plan your remodel around Reality TV! Lets chat about real budgets and timelines 07-07-2018
Jul 9, 2018 • 36 min
Are you doing a renovation or project and can’t or don’t want to wait until Eric can answer your question on the show? Send Eric an email at [email protected], or join our new group on Facebook Around The House Nation designed to help people answer those…
Retaining walls and patios with Jake from The Wall Hour 2 06-30-2018
Jul 1, 2018 • 33 min
Eric goes calls to the wall, and invites retaining wall, patio and fire pit expert Jake with “The Wall! The pair discuss the best way to do things correctly in renovating your outdoor spaces, as well as the best materials, and what the big problems will…
Retaining walls and patio building with Jake from The Wall Hour 1 06-30-2018
Jul 1, 2018 • 33 min
Eric goes calls to the wall, and invites retaining wall, patio and fire pit expert Jake with “The Wall! The pair discuss the best way to do things correctly in renovating your outdoor spaces, as well as the best materials, and what the big problems will…
Tiny Homes with My Tiny Empty Nest (MJ) 6-23-2018 Hour 2
Jun 26, 2018 • 32 min
While the ability to connect with the world around us seems to expand by leaps and bounds by the day, the planet seems to have become smaller than it ever has been before. With a small world, people have become infatuated with small homes. A cozy, simple…
Tiny Homes with My Tiny Empty Nest (MJ) Hour 1 6-23-2018
Jun 25, 2018 • 33 min
While the ability to connect with the world around us seems to expand by leaps and bounds by the day, the planet seems to have become smaller than it ever has been before. With a small world, people have become infatuated with small homes. A cozy, simple…
Live From Moen Machinery Bats, Tractors and Resisting Heat 6-16-2018 Hour 2
Jun 18, 2018 • 33 min
Tractors, fathers day and power tools, one of the happiest environments for a lot of dads out there, Eric is at Moen Machinery Kubota Tractor field event. As always he answers questions about home improvement and design and also talks to Mr. Moen the…
Live From Moen Machinery Bats, Tractors and Resisting Heat Hour 1 6-16-2018
Jun 18, 2018 • 33 min
Tractors, fathers day and power tools, one of the happiest environments for a lot of dads out there, Eric is at Moen Machinery Kubota Tractor field event. As always he answers questions about home improvement and design and also talks to Mr. Moen the…
Lumber Prices through the roof! How they affect your next project! Hour 2 6-9-2018
Jun 11, 2018 • 33 min
Eric talks with Matt & Josh about their new app “What Tool’s Inside” or ‘WTI’ an app that gives people the chance to win new tools and have them delivered for free! Also, Eric talks about watering lawns, new tools and the dangers of lead paint removal.…
What Tools Inside & Chip & Joanna Gains and lead paint rules 6-9-2018 Hour 1 -
Jun 11, 2018 • 33 min
Eric talks with Matt & Josh about their new app “What Tool’s Inside” or ‘WTI’ an app that gives people the chance to win new tools and have them delivered for free! Also, Eric talks about watering lawns, new tools and the dangers of lead paint removal.…
Clean And Filtered Water, Happy And Gifted Fathers 6-2-2018 Hour 2
Jun 4, 2018 • 33 min
With deadly blooming algae causing issues in Salem’s water supply, Eric talks about proper filtration which could be the difference between life and death. Also, for all of those dear dads out there, Eric talks about the gifts that keep on giving for…
Clean And Filtered Water, Happy And Gifted Fathers Hour 1 6-2-2018
Jun 4, 2018 • 33 min
With deadly blooming algae causing issues in Salem’s water supply, Eric talks about proper filtration which could be the difference between life and death. Also, for all of those dear dads out there, Eric talks about the gifts that keep on giving for…
How To Save Your BBQ, Your Sod And Your Toilet! 5-26-2018 Hour 2 -
May 28, 2018 • 33 min
It’s creeping slowly from Spring into Summer, and that means outdoor fun, and events. The BBQ is the center of many people’s summer plans and it’s a piece of equipment that is often overlooked when it comes to proper maintenance. Eric tells us how to…
How To Save Your BBQ, Your Sod And Your Toilet! Hour 1 5-26-2018
May 28, 2018 • 33 min
Listen to hour 2 here: It’s creeping slowly from Spring into Summer, and that means outdoor fun, and events. The BBQ is the center of many people’s summer plans and it’s a piece of equipment that is often overlooked when it comes to proper maintenance.…
“Grass Mowing, Attic Vents Blowing & Water Use Slowing!” 5-19-2018 Hour 2
May 21, 2018 • 33 min
Time stops for no one, and the warmth of summer is creeping toward us every day. Eric talks about some of the things we all need to do to make sure we are ready for the coming summer, including the difference between gas and battery mowers, keeping your…
Battery Powered Lawnmowers, Attic Vents Blowing & Water Use Slowing! 5-19-2018 Hour 1
May 21, 2018 • 33 min
Time stops for no one, and the warmth of summer is creeping toward us every day. Eric talks about some of the things we all need to do to make sure we are ready for the coming summer, including the difference between gas and battery mowers, keeping your…
Hoarding, Are You, Or Do You Know A Hoarder? 5-12-2018 Hour 2
May 14, 2018 • 33 min
Do you, a friend or family member suffer from hoarding? Eric talks about this mental illness today and explains why this illness can impact property owners, managers and landlords as well as friends and family. He also talks about the new Connected Home…
Hoarding, Are You, Or Do You Know A Hoarder? 5-12-2018 Hour 1
May 14, 2018 • 33 min
Do you, a friend or family member suffer from hoarding? Eric talks about this mental illness today and explains why this illness can impact property owners, managers and landloards as well as friends and family. He also talks about the new Connected Home…
Keeping outdoors clean, and your kitchen from killing you! 5-5-2018 Hour 2 -
May 5, 2018 • 33 min
Eric talks with James Collier, owner of Collier Manufacturing, makers of 30 Seconds Outdoor Cleaner. They talk about the cleaner, it’s uses and the different types of cleaners they have available. Eric (a professional kitchen designer) also talks about…
Keeping outdoors clean, and your kitchen from killing you! 5-5-2018 Hour 1
May 5, 2018 • 33 min
Eric talks with James Collier, owner of Collier Manufacturing, makers of 30 Seconds Outdoor Cleaner. They talk about the cleaner, it’s uses and the different types of cleaners they have available. Eric (a professional kitchen designer) also talks about…
The Prodigal Handyman Returns! Handyman Bob In Studio Today! 4-28-2018 Hour 1
Apr 28, 2018 • 33 min
Handyman Bob makes a triumphant return to Around The House and tells us what he has been up to and why he decided to mosey down the trail to new projects. Handyman Bob and Eric G do asbestos possible when helping listeners with their home improvement and…
The Prodigal Handyman Returns! Handyman Bob In Studio Today! 4-28-2018 Hour 2 -
Apr 28, 2018 • 57 min
Handyman Bob makes a triumphant return to Around The House and tells us what he has been up to and why he decided to mosey down the trail to new projects. Handyman Bob and Eric G do asbestos possible when helping listeners with their home improvement and…
Paint, Plumbing & Projects 4-21-2018 Hour 2
Apr 21, 2018 • 33 min
From paint to plumbing, people, and projects Eric talk about it all this week, he talks to professional high-end paint designer Robin Daly. They discuss paint options, trends in paints and as well as talk about Robin’s expanding business The Paint…
Perfect Paint with Robin Daly, Plumbing & Projects Hour 1 4-21-2018
Apr 21, 2018 • 34 min
From paint to plumbing, people and projects Eric talks about it all this week, he talks to professional high-end paint designer Robin Daly. They discuss paint options, trends in paints and as well as talk about Robin’s expanding business. He also takes…
9 Steps To A Lush Yard And Checking Your Decking 4-14-2018 Hour 1
Apr 14, 2018 • 33 min
Eric talks about lawn care today, when and how to properly fertilize, water and care for your lawn. Eric kicks grass and takes names as We hear 9 great steps to help get you to that beautiful, soft and luxurious lawn that we all want. The Eric moves on to…
9 Steps To A Lush Yard And Checking Your Decking 4-14-2018 Hour 2
Apr 14, 2018 • 33 min
Eric talks about lawn care today, when and how to properly fertilize, water and care for your lawn. Eric kicks grass and takes names as We hear 9 great steps to help get you to that beautiful, soft and luxurious lawn that we all want. The Eric moves on to…
Spring Cleaning: Tips, Tricks, Cheats & Hacks 4-7-2018 Hour 2 -
Apr 7, 2018 • 33 min
As you can tell by the wind and drizzle it’s spring here in the NorthWest, and springtime means spring cleaning. Eric talks about interesting tricks and little known shortcuts to make your spring clean an easier mountain to climb. He also talks to people…
Spring Cleaning: Tips, Tricks, Cheats & Hacks 4-7-2018 Hour 1
Apr 7, 2018 • 33 min
As you can tell by the wind and drizzle it’s spring here in the NorthWest, and springtime means spring cleaning. Eric talks about interesting tricks and little known shortcuts to make your spring clean an easier mountain to climb. He also talks to people…
The Right Design For Your Home, Family & Lifestyle Hour 2 3-31-2018
Mar 31, 2018 • 33 min
Are you remodeling your home and not sure what color to paint, what wood to use and if granite is really the way to go for your kitchen countertop? Eric G talks about current trends in color and design, as well as what materials are becoming popular, and…
The Right Design For Your Home, Family & Lifestyle Hour 1 3-31-2018
Mar 31, 2018 • 33 min
Are you remodeling your home and not sure what color to paint, what wood to use and if granite is really the way to go for your kitchen countertop? Eric G talks about current trends in color and design, as well as what materials are becoming popular, and…
Realtor Real talk, What to know when buying or selling a home Hour 1 3-24-2018
Mar 24, 2018 • 33 min
Are you looking to buy or sell a home soon? Eric tries to give you some help with his guest this week realtor Cindy Thackery of John L. Scott realty. They give you knowledge you need to prepare your home for sale, as well as some tips on what to look for…
Realtor Real talk, What to know when buying or selling a home Hour 2 3-24-2018
Mar 24, 2018 • 33 min
Are you looking to buy or sell a home soon? Eric tries to give you some help with his guest this week realtor Cindy Thackery of John L. Scott realty. They give you knowledge you need to prepare your home for sale, as well as some tips on what to look for…
Fixing Fences, Checking Decking, & Shaking Quakes Hour 1 3-17-2018
Mar 17, 2018 • 33 min
Eric talks decks and fences, what to do to fix them the right way, to keep you from having problems in the future. He also talks about earthquake preparedness to help you and your homes and projects to be ready when “the big one” eventually comes.
Fixing Fences, Checking Decking, & Shaking Quakes Hour 2 3-17-2018
Mar 17, 2018 • 33 min
Eric talks decks and fences, what to do to fix them the right way, to keep you from having problems in the future. He also talks about earthquake preparedness to help you and your homes and projects to be ready when “the big one” eventually comes. Listen…
Plumbing! What you need to know and have always wondered! Hour 1 3-10-2018
Mar 10, 2018 • 34 min
Eric keeps your projects from going down the drain by talking plumbing. Eric talks about different pipe materials and why not all pipes are made the same, he also talks toilets and makes some recommendations to keep you flush with options. With lots of…
Plumbing! What you need to know and have always wondered! Hour 2 3-10-2018
Mar 10, 2018 • 33 min
Eric keeps your projects from going down the drain by talking plumbing. Eric talks about different pipe materials and why not all pipes are made the same, he also talks toilets and makes some recommendations to keep you flush with options. With lots of…
Cool Phone Apps For Your Home, Toolbox & Life! Hour 1 3-3-2018
Mar 3, 2018 • 33 min
High tech tools and toys are the topics as Eric gets technological today and talks about some of the new apps available for use to help you with everything from that DIY project you’re working on to keeping track of your tools and even some apps to just…
Cool Phone Apps For Your Home, Toolbox & Life! Hour 2 3-3-2018
Mar 3, 2018 • 33 min
High tech tools and toys are the topics as Eric gets technological today and talks about some of the new apps available for use to help you with everything from that DIY project you’re working on to keeping track of your tools and even some apps to just…
PDX Spring Home and Garden Show Hour 1 2-24-2018
Feb 24, 2018 • 33 min
The snow is melting into spring which sets the scene for Portland’s Spring Home and Garden Show brought to you by Pyramid Heating & Cooling. Eric is at the booth with the guys from Pyramid Heating and Cooling and interviews members of the Portland H&G…
PDX Spring Home and Garden Show Hour 2 2-24-2018
Feb 24, 2018 • 33 min
The snow is melting into spring which sets the scene for Portland’s Spring Home and Garden Show. Eric is at the booth with the guys from Pyramid Heating and Cooling and interviews members of the Portland H&G community including heating and cooling experts…
How To Hire A Contractor With Stan Jessup of Oregon’s CCB Hour 2 2-17-2018
Feb 17, 2018 • 33 min
Villains of Oregon’s contracting world look out! Today Eric G talks with the Batman of the Oregon CCB (Construction Contractors Board) Stan Jessup! Stan is Oregon’s CCB Interim Administrator and Enforcement Program Manager, and the man in charge of…
How To Hire A Contractor With Stan Jessup of Oregon’s CCB Hour 1 2-17-2018
Feb 17, 2018 • 33 min
Villains of Oregon’s contracting world look out! Today Eric G talks with the Batman of the Oregon CCB (Construction Contractors Board) Stan Jessup! Stan is Oregon’s CCB Interim Administrator and Enforcement Program Manager, and the man in charge of…
Spring Maintenance Checklist 2-10-2018 - Hour 1 -
Feb 10, 2018 • 34 min
Spring has sprung, and Eric wants you to take a look around your home and make sure any small problems you have don’t become big issues down the line! Eric goes over his Spring Maintenance Checklist with you and answers some questions.
Spring Maintenance Checklist Hour 2 2-10-2018
Feb 10, 2018 • 34 min
Spring has sprung, and Eric wants you to take a look around your home and make sure any small problems you have don’t become big issues down the line! Eric goes over his Spring Maintenance Checklist with you and answers some questions.
Broadcasting Live from Build Remodel and Landscape Show Hour 1 2-3-2018
Feb 3, 2018 • 34 min
Spring is making its way into the Northwest, and it’s time to get up and get to work on some of those home repairs and remodels you’ve been thinking about all winter. Eric G is at the Build Remodel and Landscape show, and helps answer questions about…
Broadcasting Live from Build Remodel and Landscape Show Hour 2 2-3-2018
Feb 3, 2018 • 34 min
Spring is making its way into the NorthWest, and it’s time to get up and get to work on some of those home repairs and remodels you’ve been thinking about all winter. Eric G is at the Build Remodel and Landscape show, and helps answer questions about…
World of Concrete and what’s new! Hour 1 1-27-2018
Jan 27, 2018 • 33 min
Roaring back to the Northwest from the World of Concrete in beautiful, and warm Las Vegas, Eric tells us what’s new in concrete and some of the new tools and reliable products available. Eric tells us about new and exciting products from Bosch, DeWalt and…
World of Concrete and what’s new! Hour 2 1-27-2018
Jan 27, 2018 • 33 min
Roaring back to the Northwest from the World of Concrete in beautiful, and warm Las Vegas, Eric tells us what’s new in concrete and some of the new tools and reliable products available. Eric tells us about new and exciting products from Bosch, DeWalt and…
1 On 1 With The Dirt Monkey Hour 2 1-20-18
Jan 20, 2018 • 32 min
Eric G talks with YouTube sensation The Dirt Monkey about paving, retaining walls, and drainage systems
1 On 1 With The Dirt Monkey Hour 1 1-20-2018
Jan 20, 2018 • 32 min
Eric G has special guest The Dirt Monkey live talking all of your Home Improvement needs! From outdoor projects to your DIY projects, you will find everything you need on Around The House!
New Products & Trends from KBIS/IBS 2018 Hour 1 1-13-2018
Jan 13, 2018 • 33 min
Back to tell you about his experience in Orlando at the 2018 Kitchen and Bath Industry show, Eric G. tells you about the good the bad and the helpful he saw there. He explains the new trends in material colors, talks about some amazing new fasteners and…
New Products & Trends from KBIS/IBS 2018 Hour 2 1-13-2018
Jan 13, 2018 • 33 min
Back to tell you about his experience in Orlando at the 2018 Kitchen and Bath Industry show, Eric G. tells you about the good the bad and the helpful he saw there. He explains the new trends in material colors, talks about some amazing new fasteners and…
How to Hire a Contractor with Skip Bedell of Spike TV Hour 2 1-6-2018
Jan 6, 2018 • 33 min
On today’s episode, Eric G. is going to tell you how to NOT get scammed on your home improvement projects by teaching you how to hire a contractor. He’ll get a helping hand from Catch a Contractor’s Skip Bedell!
How to Hire a Contractor with Jeff Devlin of Stone House Revival Hour 1 1-6-2018 -
Jan 6, 2018 • 33 min
On today’s episode, Eric G. is going to tell you how to NOT get scammed on your home improvement projects by teaching you how to hire a contractor. He’ll get a helping hand from Stone House Revival’s Jeff Devlin!