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  1. What is your Home Energy IQ? Take a test provide by Energy.GOV

    May 13, 2017

    What is your Home Energy IQ?This is a test created by Energy.Gov. Aome of the questions you might want to change or ask why does that matter to me but over all it is a good test to get you thinking. If you bounce arounf the energy.gov website you will also find there is a […]


  2. Blueprints, what information should be on them?

    February 25, 2017

    What should be included in your plans? BlueprintsNo matter how much we preach the benefit of a well written contract, many people still make the mistake of signing one that doesn’t clearly call out what they are getting. Once the project starts and a dispute arises, most people will turn to the architect for guidance. […]


  3. HERS and Mine What’s HERS going to cost you?

    November 19, 2016

    HERS and Mine, What’s HERS going to cost you?You may not know much about it now but HERS ratings are here and are not going away. Home Energy Rating Score. They have been built into the 2015 IECC. Now, how and when it will affect you will may vary on when the code is adopted […]


  4. Mold Free Basement Remodel

    November 13, 2016

    We get questions on how to build out a basement and not worry about mold. Here is a quick 5 step process to a mold free basement build out. #1. Put a concrete sealer on the floor and walls. Anything concrete sealer will do. If you are worried about seepage then you can use ULG DryLok […]


  5. Know the terms in construction – Framing

    July 16, 2016

    Know the terms in construction – Framing          Today is the second installment of “Knowing the parts and pieces of your home”. Again, we’re not making you an expert but, if you need work done, it’s good to know what the contractor is talking about. Or it may help you describe something you need at a […]


  6. Roofing parts and Terms

    July 9, 2016

    Be familiar with the terms used – Roofing Parts and Terms, what are those parts called and what do they do? I don’t expect listeners to sit around at night and study some construction dictionary learning every term used to describe the parts and pieces of their home. But, if you need to have work […]


  7. Mighty House Radio 2016 Resolutions

    January 8, 2016

    It’s January and this is the month when we drop 15 lbs., cut back on fried foods and maybe even give up that crippling Facebook addiction. The sad truth is that studies show at least 85 percent of us will fail at our New Year’s resolutions within 30 days. The other truth is that it’s […]


  8. 7 Horrible “Helpful” Winter Home & Car Tips

    December 15, 2015

    If you’ve jumped on Facebook or Twitter recently, you might have seen a set of “helpful winter car tips” floating around on the feeds. Tips like “leaving your headlights on overnight to prevent them from freezing” might sound like an appealing hack if you’re not familiar with how to take care of your car in […]


  9. 5 Ways You Can Save Money (And Time) This Winter

    November 18, 2015

    As much as we don’t want to admit it, winter is on its way. The good news is that you don’t need a long list of to-do’s to get your home ready for the cold weather. We picked out five essential home-prep tasks that will save money and time, and included an estimated time for […]


  10. What Can You Recycle?

    November 15, 2015

    What can you recycle? We all hear about the being green. There are many ways to do your part. We all try to recycle. But, do you look for the proper symbols? Can everything really go in the bin? We are all told to put plastic, aluminum and paper in a special can. But did […]


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