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How Green is Your Tech

An interesting point of view on this subject.  If you recall the radio show on Simpler Living over the fourth of July weekend, we discussed implications of actions.  Here is a great...

16 August 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 16 AUG 2014 It is the regionally famous Ask a Plumber Show with Jim from Master Plumbing.  Jim takes calls from listeners about leaking ice makers, draining water heaters, pipe cameras, smelly water on the hot side, and drain pipes.  Joe asks him about filters,...

9 August 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 9 AUG 2014 Herding cats comes to mind every time Julie, Susie, Melissa, and Ken are in studio from the Filter Factory Outlet Store.  High energy puts it mildly.  The girls talk about filters, filtration and what it is like to be in a family business.  Also, lots of...

2 August 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 2 AUG 2014 SPECIAL PROGRAM: A panel discussion on the conversion feasibility of our homes to 100% solar. Guests are Carl Simpson from Renewable Energy NW and Kevin King from Even Green Technology. John Lodal, a Boise Homeowner who has and is making this conversion lends...

26 July 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 26 JUL 2014 A Tympani Tub of Topic and Triviality on todays show.  Joe talks about Duct work air leaks, giving caulking time to dry before paint, Attic fans, grout sealing, oil changes for power equipment, painting galvanized metal and totally off subject, The...

19 July 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 19 JUL 2014 Monte Eldfrick from Woodcraft is in studio today to talk about Milk Paint, Reclaim Beyond Paint,  Up-Cycling, finishing and refinishing and more.  Callers ask about repairing the finish on an antique, Fireplace reinforcement to floors, refinishing wood...

12 July 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 12 JUL 2014 Today we learn about the Insulstone product from Les Cullen and Will Hutsell.  Made in Idaho manufactured stone bonded to insulating foam, these panels are great for us homeowners to install ourselves.  Builders enjoy the benefits of...

Cathedral of the Rockie...

A recent read has changed my view on a few things.  The book is by Joshua Fields Millburn and titled Everything That Remains.  Millburn is a self-taught Minimalist and offers his journey to living with and on a lot less.  Less of everything. The first half of the book was much more...