10 January 2015 Show

The HomeFix Show | 10 JAN 2015 Show Paranoia or Preparedness?  Hard to tell sometimes.  This show is about all of that.  Preparing to deal with the common inconveniences and disasters of your home is our discussion today.  Randy Funk (Randy Funk Home Inspections) and Brandon Wright (The Disaster Response Team by Ultraclean) are expert guests on the show today.  Callers ask about cracks in fiberglass or acrylic bath tubs and how to deal with popcorn ceilings.  This show will …

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6 December 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 6 DEC 2014 Shoddy workmanship?  Sounds like there is a lot of it from Storm Chasers replacing hail damaged roofs quickly and with in experienced crews.  Home Inspector Randy Funk tells us what he is finding and what to look out for.  Joe stands in front of the class for Insulation 101.  Callers ask about painting metal roofing, popcorn ceiling removal, and vapor barriers.

22 November 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 22 NOV 2014 Joe goes off on a rant about contractors saying they are licenced when really they are registered.  Big difference in his mind.  Lead paint EPA fines are handed out again, this time in Boise.  Tara gets a new furnace, and Randy Funk Home Inspector and Dave from Consumers Electric and Cabling are Joes expert guests for the 8 and 9 AM hours.

30 August 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 30 AUG 2014 Michael joins us in the studio from Gem State Solar and we talk about solar attic fans and tubular skylights. Callers ask about two story installations and tricky attic situations. Joe talks to a caller about a bathroom remodel and gives advice on materials and sequencing.  Randy funk gets a nice complement from a listener about home inspections.

5 April 2014 Show

The HomeFix Show | 5 APR 2014 Randy Funk sits in as our expert guest today and  discusses some of the recent “finds” on inspections as well as a warning for those with radiant barriers in their attics. Meth is also explained as to how extensive it really is in our community and how a home can be tested for it.  Callers ask about crawlspace plastic covering, Radon, failing TREX decking, and adding roof insulation.  Joe talks about storm chasers …

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16 November 2013 Show

The HomeFix Show | 16 NOV 2013 Randy Funk, Home Inspector joins Joe in the studio and talks about winterizing houses. Joe gets to the basics of hanging stuff on walls and how to attach things to drywall with the assortment of available anchors.  Also, installing grab bars in baths and showers, as well as repairing towel bars pulled off walls.

24 August 2013 Show

The HomeFix Show | 24 AUG 2013 Pressure Washers are featured with Guest- Carl Eickenberg from Power Equipment Plus.com.  Carl helps us with advice of what to look for when buying a PW and how to use them safely.  Ken Liston from The Filter Factory Outlet Store and Randy Funk Home Inspector also sit in on the show and talk about indoor air quality and what home inspectors need to do during an inspection and what training they have to …

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17 November 2012 Show

The HomeFix Show | 17 NOV 2012 Randy Funk Home Inspector sits in with Joe for todays show. They discuss seasonal changes that our homes are going through as well as how is a home inspector can help you even if you are not selling your house or buying a house. Joe also gives advice on what not to store in your attic and why, and a caller asks about how extensive regulations and permits are for someone doing their …

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16 June 2012 Show

The HomeFix Show | 16 JUN 2012 Randy Funk, HomeInspectorBoise.com, sits in on the show with Joe and talks about situations and experiences of home inspections.  Listeners call about radiant ceiling heat, dryer vents terminating in the attic, heating systems with not filters, and Ken Liston from the Filter Factory Outlet Store gives advice to avoid “Icing”.  Joe also talks about contractor registration vs. licencing and the Trex Rain Escapes drainage system.

07 April 2012 Show

The HomeFix Show | 07 APR 2012 Our Home Inspector, Randy Funk sits in with Joe on the show today to talk about recent activities and inspections.  Callers ask about stucco crack problems, cracks in bathroom drywall by showers, inspection report liability, and tips for someone building a home.  Joe also intorduces the new Viewpoint Windows and Doors promotion where you could win three new Milgard windows installed in your home!  Listen to the show for details.