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DIY House Medic

Home Improvement

The Dr. is in! With over 45 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 45 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 45 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

How To Change an Outlet, A Switch, A light Fixture and How To Make Sure The Power Is Off

7/11/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Roy Worley Voice Overs Season: 3 Episode: 122 Episode Title: How To Change an Outlet, A Switch, A light Fixture and How To Make Sure The Power Is Off Episode Summary: It can be a tough decision rsather to DIY a small electrical task or call the professional. Contracto Joghn breaks it down for you and makes the blurry line a bit clearer Resources mentioned in this episode: All About Electrical Boxes and Parts Contactless Electrical...

Duration:00:24:00

All About Drills, Drill Bits and a Kool Tool Recommendation

7/4/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Roy Worley Voice Overs Season: 3 Episode: 121 Episode Title: All About Drills, Drill Bits and a Kool Tool Recommendation Episode Summary: A drill is probably the most used power tool in your DIY arsenal. Contractor John will talk about drilling and types of drill bits and a Kool Tool that you all should have, along with the Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya…… AND I am giving a book away! Resources mentioned in this...

Duration:00:28:09

July Home Maintenance Checklist, Kool Tools, Menard’s Shopping Secrets

6/27/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Roy Worley Voice Overs Season: 3 Episode: 120 Episode Title: July Home Maintenance Checklist, Kool Tools, Menard’s Shopping Secrets Episode Summary: It’s that time of the month again. Home maintenance time. Contractor John will walk you through this months checklist. Also a couple Kool Tool recommendations and some double secret Menard’s shopping tips that will save you dollars… What the heck I will through in 1 for Home Depot and Lowe’s...

Duration:00:18:45

Energy Vampires in the Kitchen and Robot Vacuums?

6/20/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 119 Episode Title: Energy Vampires in the Kitchen and Robot Vacuums? Episode Summary: As inflation continues to climb we have to look at, and in a lot of different areas to save those precious dollars. Contractor John will continue talking about saving money by eliminating those energy vampires, and take a look at robot vacuums and do they save us money in the long run? Also, the regular segments, listener...

Duration:00:19:05

Saving Money With Grocery and Gas Apps

6/13/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 118 Episode Title: Saving Money With Grocery and Gas Apps Episode Summary: The price of Food is one of the things that is just out of hand along with gas. Contractor John will continue talking about saving money with Grocery apps and also introduce some general gas saving suggestions and worthwhile gas apps to help you save money. Also, the regular segments, listener call of the week, prepping for Jeopardy...

Duration:00:25:27

How To Save Money On Groceries; Next Week Money Saving Grocery Apps

6/6/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 117 Episode Title: How To Save Money On Groceries; Next Week Money Saving Grocery Apps Episode Summary: The price of Food is one of the things that is just out of hand. Contractor John will go over some money saving tips on how to save money when buying groceries. Also, the regular segments, prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya. Resources mentioned in this episode: 1. Pay...

Duration:00:26:09

June Home Maintenance Checklist; A Smart Table Saw?

5/30/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 116 Episode Title: June Home Maintenance Checklist; A Smart Table Saw? Episode Summary: Contractor John will be walking you through the June Home Maintenane Checklist and then switch gears to talk about Saw Stop’s flesh sensing technology. Also, the regular segments, prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya, and a new segment called “What They Said” Resources mentioned in this...

Duration:00:20:59

Call 811 Before You Dig; Frost Lines and Post Holes

5/23/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 115 Episode Title: JULIE, Call 811 Before You Dig, and Frost Lines and Post Holes Episode Summary: Who ya gonna call Ghostbusters?? No, You call 811 before you dig. Contractor John explains the nationwide utility locating service and its FREE. Also, the regular segments, prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya, and a new segment called “What They Said” Resources mentioned in...

Duration:00:25:41

All About Thermostats; The Brain of Your HVAC System

5/16/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 114 Episode Title: All About Thermostats; The Brain of Your HVAC System Episode Summary: Contractor John walks you through a discussion about your home thermostat and how installing a Smart Thermostat will help you save money. Also, the regular segments, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya. Resources mentioned in this episode: 5 Wire Thermostat Wiring (Any HVAC...

Duration:00:26:33

Video Doorbells and a Little Known Secret

5/9/2022
Season: 3 Episode: 113 Episode Title: Video Doorbells and a Little Known Secret Episode Summary: Contractor John helps you keep your family safe with an episode abput video doorbells, including a little known secret about video doorbells. Also, the regular segments, listener call of the week, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya. Resources mentioned in this episode: Ring Doorbell Buyers Guide See Contractor John’s Updated Show Schedule...

Duration:00:27:35

The May Home Maintenance Checklist

5/2/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 112 Episode Title: The May Home Maintenance Checklist Episode Summary: It is that time, time for our monthly home maintenance checklist. Contractor John helps you keep a handle on those maintenance tasks around your home. Also, the regular segments, listener call of the week, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya. Resources mentioned in this episode: Episode 21 Keeping...

Duration:00:23:41

The Role Sewers Can Play in a Basement Flood

4/25/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 111 Episode Title: The Role Sewers Can Play in a Basement Flood Episode Summary: Contractor John adds on to the episode of last week all about battery back up sump pumps, to add the other possible cause of a basement flood, the role sewers can play in a basement flood. Also, the regular segments, listener call of the week, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to...

Duration:00:24:24

All About Battery Back Up Sump Pumps

4/18/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 110 Episode Title: All About Battery Back Up Sump Pumps Episode Summary: Contractor John adds on to the episode of a couple weeks ago All About Sump Pumps with a new episode all about battery back up sump pumps. Also, the regular segments, listener call of the week, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya. Resources mentioned in this episode: Energy Star Insulation...

Duration:00:23:25

Planting Your Spring Flowers with Guest Roy Worley

4/11/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 109 Episode Title: Episode Summary: Contractor John welcomes guest Roy Worley to talk all about planting spring flowers. From prepping the soil to composting tips we cover it all. Also, the regular segments, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya. Resources mentioned in this episode: See Contractor John’s Show Schedule here Cutting & Charcuterie Boards; Table Saw...

Duration:00:35:24

All About Sump Pumps

4/4/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 108 Episode Title: All About Sump Pumps Episode Summary: Tis the rainy time of year for a lot of us. Contractor John talks all about sump pumps. How to size and select them, plus much more! Also, the regular segments, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week to ya. Resources mentioned in this episode: Proper Sump Pump Discharge See Contractor John’s Show Schedule...

Duration:00:33:04

April Home Maintenance Checklist

3/28/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 107 Episode Title: April Home Maintenance Checklist Episode Summary: Contractor John Walks you through the April Home Maintenance checklist. Also, the regular segments, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of the week. Resources mentioned in this episode: Furnace filters See Contractor John’s Show Schedule here Cutting & Charcuterie Boards; Table Saw Creations by...

Duration:00:23:58

An Honest Conversation About Supply Chain and Inflation Issues with Guest Peter Gloodt

3/21/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 106 Episode Title: An Honest Conversation About Supply Chain and Inflation Issues with Guest Peter Gloodt Episode Summary: Contractor John welcomes Commercial Real Estate appraiser, analyst, and consultant, Peter Gloodt, to the show to bring some understanding to the supply chain and inflation issues we are having. Also, the regular segments, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, and the tip of...

Duration:00:29:30

Preparing For Storms, Keeping Your Family Safe

3/14/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 105 Episode Title: Preparing For Storms, Keeping Your Family Safe Episode Summary: Contractor John walks The preparation process for keeping your family safe during a severe storm. Also, the regular segments, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, the call of the week, and the tip of the week. Resources mentioned in this episode: See Contractor John’s Show Schedule here Contour...

Duration:00:24:25

March Home Maintenance Checklist

3/7/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 104 Episode Title: March Home Maintenance Checklist Episode Summary: Contractor John walks you through the Home Maintenance checklist for March. Also, the regular segments, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, the call of the week, and the tip of the week. Resources mentioned in this episode: See Contractor John’s Show Schedule here How To Install A Watchdog Battery Backup Sump...

Duration:00:22:02

All About Drywall and Taping part 2 of 2

2/28/2022
DIY House Medic Podcast Show Notes Sponsored by Legal Shield Season: 3 Episode: 103 Episode Title: All About Drywall and Taping part 2 of 2 Episode Summary: Learn all about drywall from Contractor John in part 2 of 2. Also, the regular segments, the prepping for Jeopardy fact of the week, The call of the week, and the tip of the week. Resources mentioned in this episode: See Contractor John’s Show Schedule here Contractor John’ YouTube Channel video “ How to patch...

Duration:00:28:01