8 September 2012 Show

The HomeFix Show | 8 SEP 2012 Roofing is discussed with Rocky from Precision Single Ply.  What to look for on your roof as fall approaches as well as living garden roofs.  Joe talks about what contractors are supposed to put in their documentation to customers and flipping houses.  Callers ask about metal roofing vs. asphalt in the mountains, cabinet hardware, sealing over paint on outdoor furniture, flashing and trimming metal roofs,  and crack filling concrete.

02 June 2012 Show

The HomeFix Show | 02 JUN 2012 Variety in today’s show!  Joe talks about why he shouldn’t have a smart phone, tips for beating heat and why new windows should be at the top of your list, removing nails from trim, and his adventures picking out a new sink for his own kitchen.  Callers ask about painting mobile home interior vinyl sheetrock, cracks in patio concrete, drywall tape seams in a garage, cleaning hardwood floors, unsticking painted shut windows, and …

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19 May 2012 Jim Class

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Writen by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiances, and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. Warm and Fuzzy Doing for someone else makes you feel good. Sometimes you do something that warms your cockles. Doing a good deed in secret always gives me …

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26 November 2011 Show

The HomeFix Show | 26 NOV 2011 In case you might have missed this one, as The HomeFix Show aired today at 5 AM, here it is!    Joe talks about chain style downspouts for our gutters, the differences in types of glues, painting in the cold, adjusting door bottoms and thresholds, checking heat vents for air flow, and closing foundation vents.  A caller asks about leaking water heater fittings.  Joe also gives advice on cordless tools as gifts and protecting …

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24 September 2011 Show

The HomeFix Show | 24 SEP 2011 Nothing worse than a radio guy loosing his voice.  Joe  sounds a bit out of sorts on todays show, but filled with advice it is.  Joe gives instructions for installing vinyl floors over old vinyl floors and has some tips on getting ready for falling leaves.  Callers ask about garage door openers, OSB vs. Plywood for roof sheathing, low spots in a concrete porch, repairing driveway cracks, water in basements, hidden fasteners for …

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14 May 2011 Show

The HomeFix Show| 14 MAY 2011 Ken Liston from The Filter Factory Outlet Store (658-1146) is Joe’s guest today and they talk about heating and cooling filtration and what you can do going into the air conditioning season.  Callers ask about jambed air conditioner fans, stainless steel mesh furnace filters, damaged flooring behind a washing machine, cleaning composite decking, changing the codes on garage door transmitters, installing garage doors, and staining and refinishing decks.

19 February 2011 Show

The HomeFix Show | 19 FEB 2011 The Idaho Artistry In Wood show is next weekend and Heather Mingus and Jerry Wagner join Joe on the show to talk about the show and what all is involved.  The show is February 26-27 at the the Holiday Inn on Vista.  Callers ask about the show and how to enter their items.  Also stinky drains in the the kitchen sink are discussed with possible solutions for cleaning them out.

29 January 2011 Show

The HomeFix Show | 29 JAN 2011 Ah, that magical week before the Super Bowl.  Spring Cleaning jump start.  And speaking of cleaning, Cade and Cory Coltrin join Joe on the HomeFix Show to talk about the Central Vac Systems.  There are several new features and accessories for central vac systems and they can be added into existing systems.  Joe questions the Coltrins on installation of central vacs in existing homes as well as upgrading older systems.  Also discussed are …

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1 MAY 2010 Show

The HomeFix Show | 1 MAY 2010 Joe takes HomeFix on the road and broadcasts from Evans Building Center in Eagle, Idaho.  Joe talks with Evans General Manager Mike Seil about the new Trex decking products, colors, and installation techniques.  Also, Randy from Boise Cascade introduces to the show listeners Fortress Metal Handrails and tells us how easy they are to install.

17 APR 2010 Show

HomeFix Show | 17 APR 2010 Joe broadcasts live from the front seat of his wife’s Volvo as he is on the road in Moscow, Idaho. The discussion starts with feedback received to the April 10 show on the new Lead Paint laws, and Joe trys to explain what the little marks on the heads of bolts mean as far as the hardness of the steel and where they should be used. Idaho Power gives us a tip on why …

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