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Contractor John's DIY House Medic

Home Improvement

The Dr. is in! With over 40 years in the remodeling and building industry, Contractor John will share with you the secrets to keeping your home in good repair, maintained properly and will guide you through any remodeling project from planning to completion.You can post questions on the Contractor John Facebook page.Watch DIY video's from Contractor John on the Contractor John YouTube channel.

The Dr. is in! With over 40 years in the remodeling and building industry, Contractor John will share with you the secrets to keeping your home in good repair, maintained properly and will guide you through any remodeling project from planning to completion.You can post questions on the Contractor John Facebook page.Watch DIY video's from Contractor John on the Contractor John YouTube channel.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Dr. is in! With over 40 years in the remodeling and building industry, Contractor John will share with you the secrets to keeping your home in good repair, maintained properly and will guide you through any remodeling project from planning to completion.You can post questions on the Contractor John Facebook page.Watch DIY video's from Contractor John on the Contractor John YouTube channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

Creating a Scope of Work and Budget for Your Kitchen Remodel (part 1 of 2)

3/1/2021
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 2 Episode: 47 Episode Title: Creating a Scope of Work and a Budget For Your Kitchen Remodel (part1 of 2) Episode Summary: In this episode Contractor John dives deep into what a scope of work is and how it works with the budget in a typical kitchen remodel project. Contractor John also answers a couple listeners questions and the tip of the week to ya segment gives you tips when changing a toilet. Resources...

Duration:00:23:47

Heat Tapes, Heat Cables and Ice Dams

2/22/2021
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 2 Episode: 46 Episode Title: Heat Tapes, Heat Cables and Ice Dams Episode Summary: What is the difference between Heat Tapes and Heat Cables? What about those Ice dams and water getting into my house? Contractor Joh n brings clarity to these questions plus answer listeners questions. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John Roy...

Duration:00:22:11

Lead Paint Hazards in My Home (part 2 of 2)

2/15/2021
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 2 Episode: 45 Episode Title: Lead Paint Hazards in Your Home (part 2) Episode Summary: We continue with Part 2,, Lead Paint Hazards in Your Home. Protective equipment, such as respirators, and HEPA filters. We also discuss potential lead in the plumbing system. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John Roy Worley Voice...

Duration:00:21:00

Lead Paint Hazards in My Home (part 1 of 2)

2/8/2021
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 2 Episode: 44 Episode Title: Lead Paint Hazards in Your Home Episode Summary: What are the hazards in lead paint and why should I be worried for my safety? If I have lead paint in my home or discover it in my project what can I do to protect my family and how do I get rid of it are parts of this subject that Contractor John talks about. There are resources available to help. Tune in for the answers to these...

Duration:00:19:50

Roofing Materials: From Asphalt to Concrete

2/1/2021
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 2 Episode: 43 Episode Title: Roofing Materials: Asphalt to Concrete Episode Summary: How to make your home and keep your family safe. Contractor John everything you need to know about roofing materials you can install on your home. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John Roy Worley Voice Overs Access the Word Dyslexia...

Duration:00:20:45

Home Safety for You and Your Family part 2

1/25/2021
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 2 Episode: 42 Episode Title: Making Your Home Safe, Part 2 Episode Summary: How to make your home and keep your family safe. Contractor John covers tornado and hurricane safety, windows and fire escape ladders and developing a family fire safety plan. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John Roy Worley Voice Overs Access the...

Duration:00:22:47

Home Safety for You and Your Family Part 1

1/18/2021
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 2 Episode: 41 Episode Title: Making Your Home Safe, Part 1 Episode Summary: How to make your home and keep your family safe. Contractor John covers smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguishers. Next week we will have Part 2 of of keeping your home safe. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John Roy Worley Voice...

Duration:00:18:01

Tips to Make Yoiur Home More Secure

1/11/2021
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 2 Episode: 40 Episode Title: Home Security Episode Summary: In this episode Contractor John shares with you information about securing your home. Things you can do on the outside of your home as well as on the inside of your home. Also, a big announcement from Contractor John. Make sure to tune in! Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw Creations by...

Duration:00:25:24

Whole House Generators

1/4/2021
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 2 Episode: 39 Episode Title: Whole House Generators Episode Summary: In this episode Contractor John talks Whole house generators what they are, how they run and how to properly size them. Plus the tip of the week to ya. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting/Serving Boards and Repurposed Furniture; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John Roy Worley Voice Overs Access the...

Duration:00:20:10

Christmas Story: Twas the Night Before Christmas

12/24/2020
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 1 Episode: 38 Episode Title: Twas the Night Before Christmas Episode Summary: To celebrate Christmas Contractor John and his wife Sue read “The Story of Baby Jesus” followed by the classic Christmas Story, Twas the Night Before Christmas. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John Roy Worley Voice Overs Access the Word Dyslexia...

Duration:00:09:00

Christmas Story Thats Good, Thats Bad

12/23/2020
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 1 Episode: 37 Episode Title: Christmas Story: That’s Good, That’s Bad Episode Summary: To celebrate Christmas Contractor John and his wife Sue read this Christmas Story, That’s Good, That’s Bad. Gather your children around to listen to an uplifting and funny Christmas story about Sant’s adventure delivering toys. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw...

Duration:00:06:10

Christmas Story: Mooseltoe

12/22/2020
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 1 Episode: 36 Episode Title: Christmas Story: Mooseltoe Episode Summary: To celebrate Christmas Contractor John and his wife Sue read this Christmas Story, Mooseltoe. Gather your children around to listen to an uplifting and funny Christmas story about a moose and his efforts to make Christmas the best for his family. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw...

Duration:00:08:56

Christmas Bonus; The Tiny Tim Christmas Story

12/21/2020
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 1 Episode: 35 Episode Title: The Christmas Story of Tiny Tim Episode Summary: To celebrate Christmas Contractor John and his wife Sue read this Christmas Classic, the Story of Tiny Tim, who was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Crachett who worked for Mr. Scrooge. Gather your children around to listen to an uplifting Christmas story about 1 little boy changing a man's heart. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal...

Duration:00:07:45

Christmas Safety 2020

12/21/2020
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 1 Episode: 34 Episode Title: Christmas Safety 2020 Episode Summary: In this episode Contractor John talks about how to foresee electrical overloading of circuits and Christmas Tree safety, care and recycling. Plus a Christmas favorite recipe, Black Forest Cheesecake! Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John Roy Worley Voice...

Duration:00:28:33

How To Select A Lot For Your Home

12/14/2020
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 1 Episode: 33 Episode Title: How to Select a Lot for Your Home Episode Summary: How to correctly select a lot for your home is a critical task. Contractor John outlines what to look for and what to look out for in this episode This is a companion to the 3 Part Home Building Series The Art of Building Your Own Home Part 1 The Art of Building Your Own Home Part 2 The Art of Building Your Own Home Part...

Duration:00:20:33

CSI: Construction Site Investigation Part 2

12/7/2020
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 1 Episode: 32 Episode Title: CSI: Construction Site Investigation Part 2 Episode Summary: This is Part 2 of this CSI series. Part 1 is Episode 31. Home maintenance is a critical part of home ownership. Contractor John walks you through an inspection of your home with an eye towards preventive maintenance. CSI, Construction Site Investigation is the subject Contractor John tackles in today’s episode. Resources...

Duration:00:25:14

CSI: Construction Site Investigation Part 1

11/30/2020
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 1 Episode: 31 Episode Title: CSI Construction Site Investigation Episode Summary: Home maintenance is a critical part of home ownership. Contractor John walks you through an inspection of your home with an eye towards preventive maintenance. CSI, Construction Site Investigation is the subject Contractor John tackles in today’s episode. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting...

Duration:00:24:59

The Home Office: A Necessity in Today's World

11/23/2020
Episode Title: The Home Office; A Necessity in Today’s World Episode Summary: You are working from home, the kids are e-learning from home, you need a space or spaces that work for all of you. Contractor John talks about the home office or what it has morphed into, in the world today. Resources mentioned in this episode: Legal Shield (SHOW SPONSOR) Cutting Boards; Table Saw Creations by Contractor John Paper Shredder Rolling file cart Folding table Headphones Roy Worley Voice...

Duration:00:18:58

Legal Shield; Protection for You and Your Family

11/16/2020
Season: 1 Episode: 29 Episode Title: Legal Shield: Protecting You and Your Family Episode Summary: In this episode Contractor John Interviews Ivyl Watts, representative from Legal Shield, an affordable monthly subscription based legal service. Discover how you can afford an experienced attorney. Click the Legal Shield Link in the Resources section of our show notes. Resources mentioned in this episode: Roy Worley Voice Overs Access the Word Dyslexia Help Legal Shield (NEW SHOW...

Duration:00:20:48

26 Tips To Make Moving Easier

11/9/2020
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 1 Episode: 28 Episode Title: 26 Tips to Make Moving Easier Episode Summary: Did you know the average person moves 11 ½ times in their life? With all this moving you need help doing it efficiently. Contractor John shares 26 tips to make your move easier and less stressful. Resources mentioned in this episode: Roy Worley Voice Overs Access the Word Dyslexia Help Legal Shield (NEW SHOW SPONSOR) Moving Planner All...

Duration:00:20:24