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Honest Home Podcast

Jun 6, 2019

Most of what we cover in this episode is: Electricity can kill you. Never hesitate calling a licensed electrician to handle the work for you. Having said that, we do cover some homeowner DIY basics - swapping out lights, switches, and outlets. We also discuss common electrical problems we've found on inspections....


May 23, 2019

Painting is something most homeowners feel they can tackle on their own. If you've never painted before, or you just want to get some tips from an expert, we'll talk you through tools and technique in this week's episode. Also: Theresa has a revelation that emphasizes the value of enunciation! Show notes: 


May 9, 2019

This week we talk patching holes in walls! We cover both drywall and plaster patches, and go into detail about what tools and techniques can help you create seemingly seamless patches. Visit the show notes page for more information: 


Apr 26, 2019

This week we talk about doing home improvement projects with young people - your own children, young relatives, any children you mentor who may want to learn some fix-it skills! We address safety, education, and all the benefits that children reap when they start learning fix-it skills at a young age. Show notes: 


Apr 18, 2019

This week we look at what types of repairs are great for homeowners who want to really get into the work of maintaining their home, versus those instances when a contractor might be the best person for the job. We also discuss how to vet a contractor. See show notes at: https://www.thehonestinspector.com/?p=978