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Episode 56 - Diagnosing a Moisture Stain, Composite Decking, Nailgun Mishap

8/15/2018
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The Home Pros take your calls as we help a listener address a moisture stain that appeared on his drywall while another caller inquires about using composite decking material on his home. We also share the story of a contractor who teaches us a lesson on nailgun safety and we also challenge our listeners with the Closing Contractor Mystery Sound. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder Listen for your promo code to take advantage of the special HomeBinder offer extended to all...

Duration:00:19:47

Episode 55 - Reversed Polarity, Weep Holes, Polybutylene Piping

8/9/2018
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Learn about reversed polarity in your electrical system and why it's an electrical hazard that needs immediate repair. Also, Tommy and Shane offer guidance to a listener with polybutylene plumbing issues and we discuss the importance of weep holes in your home. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder Listen for your promo code to take advantage of the special HomeBinder membership offer extended to all Home Pros Radio Show listeners.

Duration:00:19:57

Episode 54 -TechHomePro - Vacation Safety for your Home

8/4/2018
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Learn how to protect your home from damage caused by theft and by unforeseen disaster while you are away on vacation. The Home Pros share tips on how to keep your home safe with Melanie Stewart Henson from TechHomePro Safe and Smart Home Systems. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder Listen for your promo code to take advantage of the special HomeBinder membership offer extended to all Home Pros Radio Show listeners.

Duration:00:19:59

Episode 53 - Foundation Moisture, Sill Damage, World Cup Trivia Challenge

7/31/2018
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Join the Home Pros as they help you to identify and diagnose conditions that may indicate a moisture problem in your home's foundation. Tommy and Shane also help a homeowner who was caught by surprise by moisture damage in her flooring system. Plus, we learn what home improvement and the game of soccer have in common in the World Cup edition of our Home Pros Radio Show Trivial Challenge. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder Listen for your promo code to take advantage of...

Duration:00:19:45

Episode 52 - Home Maintenance Habits - Standard Practice or Intense Obsession?

7/26/2018
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Do you have any home maintenance habits that some would consider obsessive? Tommy and Shane explore this topic as they share their experiences and ask for input from our listening audience. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder Listen for your promo code to take advantage of the special HomeBinder membership offer extended to all Home Pros Radio Show listeners.

Duration:00:19:07

Episode 51 - Refinishing Aluminum Siding, Wood Floor Squeaks, Common Home Upgrade Estimates

7/19/2018
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The Home Pros take on the challenge of refinishing aluminum siding and help a listener address loose wood flooring in his home. Plus we have a new Closing Contractor Mystery Sound and a Home Pros Radio Show Trivia Challenge that helps us gain a better idea of what some common home upgrades might cost. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder Listen for your promo code to take advantage of the special Homebinder membership offer extended to all Home Pros Radio Show listeners.

Duration:00:20:00

Episode 50 - Fire Hazard in Laundry, Lead-Based Paint, Dishwasher Drain Maintenance

7/12/2018
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Check out our RIC Home Inspections Photo From the Field as The Home Pros discuss a laundry room situation that could be a house fire waiting to happen. Also, Tommy and Shane help a listener with maintaining her dishwasher drain and they answer questions about lead-based paint and radon testing. Plus, our audience takes stabs at a rather unique Closing Contractor Mystery Sound. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder Listen for your promo code to take advantage of the special...

Duration:00:19:14

Episode 49 - Supporting a Pool Table, Kickout Flashing, Swarming Termites and Mosquitoes

6/26/2018
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The Home Pros offer advice for a homeowner who wants to place a pool table in a Family Room over a Garage. Tommy and Shane discuss the importance of proper kickout flashing installation and we talk with Meaghan Sicilian from Scout's Pest Control about treating termites and mosquitoes around your home. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder Listen for your promo code to take advantage of the special HomeBinder membership offer extended to all Home Pros Radio Show listeners

Duration:00:19:13

Episode 48 - Blossman Gas - Gas System Safety, Choosing a Gas Grill

6/20/2018
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A dangerous discovery during a home inspection prompts the Home Pros to bring in Jake Allen with Blossman Gas to discuss how to properly maintain the gas system in your home. We also take this opportunity ask Jake for some tips on what we need to look for when purchasing a gas grill. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder Listen for your promo code to take advantage of the special HomeBinder membership offer extended to all Home Pros Radio Show listeners.

Duration:00:20:05

Episode 47 - The Briles Company Insurance - Choosing an Insurance Policy, Summer Storms and Hail Damage

6/6/2018
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The Home Pros review your home insurance options with Tim Briles, President of the Briles Company Insurance. Discover the best way to respond the next time your home is hit with storm damage and learn how you can avoid contractors who might be seeking to take advantage of homeowners in distress. Get the most out of owning your home with HomeBinder. Listen for your promo code to take advantage of the special HomeBinder membership offer extended to all Home Pros Radio Show listeners.

Duration:00:18:38

Episode 46 - The Building Process, Pre-Drywall and New Construction Home Inspections

5/30/2018
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The Home Pros discuss the building process and identify the critical moments when a certified home inspector can be hired to help make sure things are progressing as planned. Learn about the specific components that are checked, some of the common issues that are found, and why catching them at the right moment can save you money and help you avoid bigger problems down the road.

Duration:00:17:32

Episode 45 - Blossman Gas - Tankless Water Heaters, Outdoor Living Spaces, Propane Gas

5/25/2018
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In this episode, we speak with Jake Allen from Blossman Gas who helps us learn about the benefits of propane gas and how it can improve our home through the use of appliances like tankless water heaters and gas grills in your outdoor living space. Gas is also the topic of this edition of our Home Pros Radio Show Trivia Challenge.

Duration:00:18:34

Episode 44 - Proper Exterior Wood Repair, Exposed Electrical Splices, Homeless Guy Crashes an Inspection

5/21/2018
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Listen and learn as the Home Pros share stories and advice from some of their recent adventures on the job. An unfortunate squirrel helps us understand the importance of properly secured electrical splices, Shane explains the proper way to repair damaged wood on the exterior of our home, and Tommy shares an encounter with a surprise squatter during a home inspection.

Duration:00:19:41

Episode 43 - Carolina Heating Service - Your Air Conditioning System Explained

5/12/2018
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The Home Pros welcome in the experts at Carolina Heating Service to discuss your home's air conditioning system and how it works. Plus, we learn about the origins of central air in our Home Pros Radio Show Trivia Challenge.

Duration:00:20:00

Episode 42 - A-1 Insulation - Insulation and Air Sealing Your Home

4/29/2018
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Energy efficiency and clean air quality is the focus of this episode of our podcast. Brett Hovis with A-1 Insulation joins the Home Pros to discuss the different types of insulation we have in our homes and it's important role in working with other aspects of your home's thermal envelope to keep your utility bills low and your air quality high.

Duration:00:19:38

Episode 41 - Home Pros Spring Maintenance Checklist - Part 2

4/27/2018
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Tommy and Shane continue their review of the Home Pros Radio Show Spring Maintenance checklist. As we conclude our discussion, Carolina Heating Service joins us to explain the steps you need to take in order to insure your cooling system is ready for the summer.

Duration:00:17:26

Episode 40 - Home Pros Spring Maintenance Checklist - Part 1

4/23/2018
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In this episode Tommy and Shane cover a number of items on the Home Pros Radio Show Spring Maintenance Checklist. Danny Baker with Quality Performance Pressure Washing also joins us in the studio to discuss the services he provides and how they are integral with keeping the exterior of your home in ideal shape.

Duration:00:17:24

Episode 39 - Master Contractors and Pay Schedules, Electrical Panel Snake, House Hunting Mistakes

4/3/2018
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The Home Pros tackle a question from a listener about managing a pay schedule when hiring a contractor. We also explain the meaning behind the "Master" contractor designation. Tommy and Shane also share the story behind a snake that was found inside an electrical panel. Plus, we discuss how you can avoid common pitfalls house hunters experience when purchasing their next home.

Duration:00:16:16

Episode 38 - LGCY Power/Sunrun - Solar Panel Systems

3/24/2018
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Solar power is becoming a popular alternative energy solution for many homeowners across the country. In this episode, Tommy and Shane speak with Chad Chiles with LGCY Power and Sunrun to discuss the design, installation, and benefits of adding a solar panel system to your home. To see a time lapse video of what a solar panel installation looks like, click on the following link: Sunrun Solar Power System Installation

Duration:00:20:40

Episode 37 - Radon - Separating Myth from Fact

3/14/2018
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A local news story prompts Tommy and Shane to share a discussion about common misconceptions that homeowners have about radon gas. This episode is a must for those who want to make sure that their home is safe. For more helpful information, download your copy of A Citizen's Guide to Radon which is a free publication provided by the Environmental Protection agency.

Duration:00:18:53