Rob, Colin, and Patrick hear from listeners about rainbow pigments and bargain power tools before taking listener questions about exterior paint jobs, crawlspace ventilation fans, and calculating the length of basement lally columns.
In this Pro-Talk podcast, Patrick talks to smart-home system designers Aaron Stallings and Michael Oh about how to integrate smart-home technology in both new builds and retrofits, choosing the right gear, and what home technology can do for you.
Brian, Kiley, and Patrick hear from listeners about rainbow shingles and log homes before taking listener questions about adding overhangs, repairing wood trim, and roof insulation ratings. They also hear from home builders in Australia.
In this Pro-Talk podcast, Patrick talks to longtime Washington, DC-area remodeler Mike Patterson about how to find good projects and clients, trusting your intuition, and the basics of business.
Brian, Rob, and Patrick hear from listeners about FHB Anniversary interviews and hated home features before taking listener questions about raising a ceiling, fastening to concrete, and air-sealing versus insulating.
In this Pro-Talk podcast, Patrick talks to Aaron Cash, president of Garage Living Franchise Systems about how a franchise business works, opportunities for making garages more livable, and how one goes from business school to running a garage construction company.
Hear highlights from past episodes of the podcast in this compilation of some of our favorite discussions and listener questions.
In this Pro-Talk podcast, Patrick talks to Jacob Racusin about New Frameworks’s unusual business model, expanding the market for natural building, and how somebody just decides to start building with straw.
Kiley, Matt, and Patrick hear from listeners about tarps and building-science texts before taking listener questions on insulating garage doors, staining cedar shingles, and improving the performance of an uninsulated slab.