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Hosts Aaron Massey and Tracy Pendergast interview experts in this weekly talk show, discussing all aspects of home improvement. From small DIY jobs to large scale projects, the How to Home Podcast covers everything you need to know about creating a home you love.

Hosts Aaron Massey and Tracy Pendergast interview experts in this weekly talk show, discussing all aspects of home improvement. From small DIY jobs to large scale projects, the How to Home Podcast covers everything you need to know about creating a home you love.
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Hosts Aaron Massey and Tracy Pendergast interview experts in this weekly talk show, discussing all aspects of home improvement. From small DIY jobs to large scale projects, the How to Home Podcast covers everything you need to know about creating a home you love.

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English


Episodes

Building a Modern Home with Ben Uyeda | HTH 013

4/16/2019
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This week, we chat with the phenomenally talented, Ben Uyeda. We talk about his incredible undertaking of building a shipping container home in the middle of the Joshua Tree desert, his design process and some of his favorite materials to work with currently. LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 FAST FACTS ABOUT BEN (FROM BEN): - Started out as a professor at Cornell University speaking about sustainable design. -...

Duration:00:54:08

Must-Tackle Spring Projects | HTH 012

4/9/2019
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This week, Aaron and Tracy discuss their go-to list of spring projects. Maintaining your home is key to avoiding costly repairs down the line- and spring is the perfect time to get out and make sure any damage caused over the winter is taken care of. LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 1. Replace air filters. - Subscription services like Filterbuy.com are a great way to stay on top of the maintenance. 2. Do a check of...

Duration:00:25:44

Pest Control 101: How to Protect Your Home Against Pests | HTH 011

4/2/2019
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This week, Pat Copps from Orkin Pest Control joins Aaron and Tracy to discuss all things creepy-crawly. We’ll talk about the best methods of prevention, how to recognize a pest infestation in your home, and which products are the safest and most effective to remove any unwanted visitors. LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 FAST FACTS: - Over 56% of homeowners have had a problem with ants in the last year - A single...

Duration:00:58:28

Landscape Design: Make The Most of Your Outside Space | HTH 010

3/26/2019
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This week, Mike Pyle joins Aaron and Tracy to discuss everything landscape design. We find out what homeowners should consider before starting their project, how to maximise a small outside space, and which plants you should choose for a beautiful yard. LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 TIPS: - Chairs take up a tremendous amount of space, consider built-in benches to maximize space. - Living walls don’t take up...

Duration:00:49:49

Financing Your Remodel: What are the Options? | HTH009

3/19/2019
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This week, Javier Ruiz from New American Funding joins Aaron and Tracy to discuss all you need to know about financing a home remodel. We talk about cost estimation, how to decide the best financing options for you and which rooms will hit your budget the hardest. LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 FAST Facts: 1. According to HomeAdvisor, the average kitchen remodel in the US ranges from $12,000 - $30,000 or around...

Duration:00:31:03

Interior Design: Creating Your Dream Space | HTH 008

3/12/2019
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Leigh Lincoln & Aly Morford from Pure Salt Interiors join Aaron & Tracy this week to give us their top interior design tips! We discuss how best to approach a space, which colors provide a timeless palette, and how to effectively combine style, simplicity and function for a beautiful home. LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 LEIGH AND ALY’S TIPS: - White is a great neutral canvas, but avoid a sterile space by...

Duration:00:51:27

Buying vs Renting: Is Buying Your Best Option? | HTH 007

3/5/2019
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This week, Thyda Sim from Keller Williams Realty joins Aaron and Tracy to discuss whether buying a home is still the best option in the current market. We find out whether you really need to save a 20% downpayment, if renting is just throwing your money away, and what additional costs you should consider before deciding to buy. LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 FAST Facts: 1. According to Realtor.com the average US...

Duration:00:44:09

Architectural Design & Permitting: Make the Right Choices for Your Project | HTH006

2/26/2019
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This week, 'Ultimate Drafting Pro' Ricky Maciel joins Aaron and Tracy to talk all things design and permitting. We discuss how to pick the best professional for the job, why permits are often necessary and how to find out if you’ll need one for your home project! LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 TIPS FROM RICKY: - Visit your city’s website or call Building and Safety to find out if the project you want to do...

Duration:00:43:28

Home Security: Keep You and Your Property Safe - HTH 005

2/19/2019
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Ryan Kadoi joins Aaron and Tracy this week to share his top home security tips. We discuss the best cameras, sensors and smart home security systems - as well as simple & affordable DIY methods to keep your property safe from intruders! LET'S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 PREVENTION TIPS: - Know your neighbors. Be aware of surroundings. NextDoor is a great way to keep an eye on the happenings in your...

Duration:00:47:45

Talking Tile: Top DIY Tips for Your Next Tiling Project - HTH 004

2/12/2019
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Adam Esparza of Ale Tile joins Aaron and Tracy this week to talk all things tile! Adam shares his winning formulas, top tips and insider knowledge to help make your next tiling project a breeze. LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR FILTERBUY.COM! MOST COMMON DIY MISTAKE ACCORDING TO ADAM: Not figuring out layout TRENDY TILES THAT AREN’T PRACTICAL: Cement tiles are high maintenance (require...

Duration:01:09:15

Childproofing your Home - HTH 003

2/5/2019
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Aaron and Tracy share their best tips to childproof your home! LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR FILTERBUY! FILTERBUY.COM AARON MENTIONED: BROWN PADDED FURNITURE PROTECTORS - https://amzn.to/2Uywv9l CABINET LATCHES- https://amzn.to/2Sg2woT MUNCHKIN ADHESIVE STRAPS- https://amzn.to/2MGCrKr OUTLET PLUGS- https://amzn.to/2TmSAHx ANTI-TIP STRAPS- https://amzn.to/2D6esQP PLAY MATS -...

Duration:00:40:29

ROI and Listing your Home - HTH 002

1/29/2019
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LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook: http://bit.ly/2MC3Hdc Instagram: http://bit.ly/2WqVfSp Twitter: http://bit.ly/2RRyYij Youtube: http://bit.ly/2SifqTH Visit our website at howtohome.com EILEEN’S TOP PRE-SALE UPGRADES: - Fresh paint! - Clean/ de-clutter/ de-personalize. Smell is important. - Kitchen - Bath - Curb appeal (power washing, landscaping, front door) - ...

Duration:00:48:23

DIY vs Hiring Out - HTH001

1/14/2019
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LET’S CHAT! You can always call and leave your questions and comments on our voicemail! 978-709-1040 DAVID’S TIPS: - Figure out the scope of your project before determining whether you want to hire out or DIY. - If you’re running your own job as a DIY’er you need to make sure you’re detail oriented. - Communication is key! - The Office of Building and Safety will help you figure out the scope of your project and it’s free to go and pull a number. - Know your limitations. - ...

Duration:00:56:12