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The Fine Homebuilding Podcast

The Fine Homebuilding Podcast embodies Fine Homebuilding magazine's commitment to the preservation of craftsmanship and the advancement of home performance in residential construction. Hosted by the magazine's editors, The FHB Podcast is an informal but vigorous show about the techniques and principles that allow listeners to master their design and building challenges.
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Now displaying: May, 2023
May 30, 2023

Ian, Tyson, and Andrew discuss how Milwaukee Tool is pushing the limits of cordless tools by designing and engineering batteries, motors, and onboard electronics that work together as a system.

May 26, 2023

Row homes, wealthy clients, quiet walls, garage-door airtightness, rotted balconies, and foundation improvements.

May 23, 2023

In this Pro-Talk podcast, Ian talks to custom home builder Jared Gossett about the economics of custom building, construction media, and using a systems-based approach to achieve success as a builder.

May 19, 2023

Adhesive roof underlayments, air-sealing band joists, brick veneer, Patrick’s rants, problem concrete, cabin foundation options, and challenging construction work.

May 16, 2023

In this Pro-Talk podcast Ian talks to George Hodges-Fulton of Pinnacle Business Guides about business operating systems, developing a leadership team within construction companies, and teaching business skills to tradespeople.

May 12, 2023

Universal batteries, gas light fixtures, caulking wood siding, opening up walls, and plaster repairs.

May 9, 2023

Ian talks to builder Dan Kolbert, one of the authors of the Pretty Good House book, about how all builders, regardless of their business size, can incorporate energy-saving, low-carbon building techniques into their systems.

May 5, 2023

Doug says to stick to basics in bath fixtures. Kyle prefers induction cooking. Jim makes the case for central heating and cooling equipment. Kurt wants to improve his bungalow crawlspace. Andrew found weird subflooring in his house. Justin is considering making his own windows.

May 2, 2023

In this Pro-Talk podcast, Ian talks to Keith Ouimette, HVAC operations manager at Cardinal Heating & Air Conditioning, about the future of residential mechanical systems, choosing the right system and contractor, and training mechanical tradespeople.

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