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  1. 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. […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. 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 […]


  4. 10 Spring Cleaning Tips

    March 30, 2015

    10 Spring Cleaning Tips with Blain’s Farm and Fleet By Kristin Mickelson, Blain’s Farm and Fleet   It’s spring cleaning time, but no need to be overwhelmed. Just follow our 10 Spring Cleaning Tips and take one task at a time. Remember, a good spring cleaning helps keep your home more organized, cleaner and more […]


  5. Soffit Venting

    July 19, 2014

    Soffit Venting. Last week I talked about the need to properly vent your roof; and how to determine how many vents you need in the roof to do it properly. That was posted on the Mighty House Blog page for you. This week I want to talk about soffit venting. Why is it important? Because […]


  6. Roof Venting Options

    July 12, 2014

    Roof Venting My tip of the week this week is about roof venting. Sure we talk about it all the time but, we never get technical enough for you to fully understand what needs to get done. Roof venting is important; it gets the heat out in the summer and moisture in the winter. This […]


  7. Show Recap 4 May 2013

    May 4, 2013

    Siding, roofing and concrete problems were the questions of the day. Let’s start with the siding. All types of siding are fine when installed properly. With the properly installed drainage plane no water damage can occur even if the siding was to fall off. Some siding may require a rough or crinkled surface type of […]


  8. Show Recap from 27 April 2013

    April 28, 2013

    We had a great time at the DuPage County Home Improvement & Landscaping Expo at DuPage County Fair Grounds. We met a lot of great listeners. We spoke with Ody from Southwind RAS in the first hour and he runs a company that recycles roofing with over 11 locations in Illinois and Wisconsin. Keep your […]


  9. Show Recap from 30 March 2013

    March 30, 2013

    Okay, maybe this is one way we can use a blog? We had a visitor in the studio today. Robbie called him the Easter Bunny. Rich was talking about a variety of uses for Hydrogen Peroxide for the Tip of the Week. People called to disagree. Well, there is a ton on info online to […]


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