Planning Tips | SEGMENT 5 | #7707/05/14
We discuss escape plan protocol, what it means to "starve" a fire, and the importance of having a list of items that you would like to save in the event of a fire.
Fire Safety | FULL SHOW | #77
As the summer sun brings increasingly hot temperatures, fire risks are on the rise. This episode is dedicated to escape planning and fire prevention. Segment 1: Tragic Loss Did you know that a child dies every day in a home related fire? On the heels...
Tragic Loss | SEGMENT 1 | #77
Did you know that a child dies every day in a home related fire? On the heels of a recent tragedy in Philadelphia where four children lost their lives in a row home fire, we discuss the importance of fire safety.
2nd Floor Fire Safety | SEGMENT 2 | #77
Imagine that you're in a two story building and trapped in an upper level, how do you get out to safety? We offer fire safety tips and tools that you should include in your home such as having rope ladders, checking that windows open, and practicing...
ABC's of Extinguishers | SEGMENT 3 | #77
What types of fire extinguishers do you need, and where do you need them? Karl and Cort explain how to pick the best locations for fire extinguishers, and define the three types of extinguishers.
Smoke Detectors | SEGMENT 6 | #77
They're easy to install and maintain so after the show be sure to test the smoke detectors in your home. NO EXCUSES! We close the show with final thoughts on fire prevention.
Dwell On Design | FULL SHOW | #76
Karl is broadcasting from the show floor of the Dwell On Design event to showcase the latest products for a designer home. Segment 1: Shipping Containers Did you know that if you lined up all of the shipping containers end to end, you could circle the...
ENCORE: Clean Home Tips | FULL SHOW | #75
This week on DIY Live, Karl Champley and co-host Dr. Cort Stoskopf discuss the many uses for WD-40, pressure washing, using baking soda and vinegar as household cleaners and more! Segment 1: Are You Prepared? To start off this episode of DIY Live,...
ENCORE: Are You Prepared? | SEGMENT 1 | #75
To start off this episode of DIY Live, Karl Champley encourages you to keep supplies stocked in case of a natural disaster. Switching gears, Karl talks about the Wildlife Waystation, and his recent visit to the San Diego Zoo. Check out...
ENCORE: The Many Uses for WD-40 | SEGMENT 2 | #75
Do you have crayon marks on your walls? WD-40 is the solution! Karl Champley and Dr. Cort Stoskopf talk about the many uses for WD-40. We would also like to give a special acknowledgment to the men and woman that served in Vietnam on this Vietnam...
ENCORE: More on WD-40 | SEGMENT 3 | #75
Karl and Cort continue to discuss the many uses for WD-40; use it to remove bumper stickers, for starting cars, and to prevent rust on shovels and rakes! Also, Karl gives us a great tip on how to drive a nail without splitting the wood.
ENCORE: Pressure Washing | SEGMENT 4 | #75
Are you thinking about cleaning your concrete driveway or deck? The tools of the week are the electric and gas-powered pressure washers. The guys talk about safety and other precautions to take before you pressure wash certain surfaces.
ENCORE: Use Baking Soda & Vinegar to Clean | SEGMENT 5 | #75
Is your garage a disaster? Karl and Cort discuss the importance of having an organized garage. Switching gears, the guys discuss using baking soda and vinegar as household cleaners!
ENCORE: Great Household Tips! | SEGMENT 6 | #75
Do you have a stinky dish sponge? Cort shares a great tip on how to keep your sponge more clean. Also, Karl tells us how to use talcum powder to eliminate squeaking floors.
Irrigating Your Garden | FULL SHOW | #74
Don't let your plants turn brown as summer heats up. In this episode of DIY Live we'll turn you into an irrigation expert! Segment 1: Be a Pro You'll be surprised at how simple it can be to design and build an irrigation system in your back yard. Dr....
Be a Pro | SEGMENT 1 | #74
You'll be surprised at how simple it can be to design and build an irrigation system in your back yard. Dr. Cort Stoskopf fills us in on what NOT to do.
Getting Started | SEGMENT 2 | #74
Where do you start when creating an irrigation system for your garden? Consider your water source before planting to make a smart system.
Water Hazards | SEGMENT 3 | #74
Convenience is an important element to consider when planning your irrigation system. We discuss different types of controllers, and common complications.
Gifts for Dad | SEGMENT 4 | #74
Are you on the hunt for a practical present for Dad? Karl shares why the Craftsman MiterMate or a garage organization system are helpful and thoughtful gifts. Then, Cort fills us in on why a ratcheting PVC pipe cutter is a must have tool for the...
Don't Over Water | SEGMENT 5 | #74
Different plants have varying water needs. Cort shares the best ways to govern water flow to ensure happy, healthy plants.
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