House Calls Vermont

House Calls Vermont


Latest Episodes

Insulating your House for the Coming Winter
November 16, 2021

On this episode of House Calls Vermont, Jim and Chris talk to you about how best to insulate your house and wallets from rising home heating fuel costs.

Home Performance Assessments and why they’re important
November 08, 2021

On this episode Jim and Chris talk to you about Home Performance Assessments, and making sure your house is sealed up well for the coming winter. They go into the details about why a Home Performance

Live from Sticks and Stuff in St. Albans
November 01, 2021

On this episode of House Calls Vermont, Jim and Chris host the show from Sticks and Stuff in St. Albans! They talk about air quality, and answer your questions!

Heating Systems
October 26, 2021

On this episode of House Calls Vermont, Jim and Chris talk to you about heating systems.

Roofing
October 18, 2021

On this episode of House Calls Vermont, Chris and Jim talk to you about roofing! They give you advice on things that could go wrong with your roof, and what to look out for.

Indoor Air Quality, Tiny House, Building supply costs
October 11, 2021

Jim and Chris answer your questions on this episode of House Calls of Vermont! The first podcast episode of this season. They talk about figuring out indoor air quality, about the Tiny House they boug

Mechanicals, Construction Bills, and Lumber Prices
March 22, 2021

On this show, Jim and Chris talk about mechanicals for the first part of the show.  What are the mechanicals in your house and what kind of maintenance is required to make sure they are doing their jo

Two Important Legislative Bills on Building You Should Know About
March 16, 2021

This week on House Calls Vermont Chris and Jim take lots of great listener calls and discuss two important bills going through the Vermont State House that impact the construction industry and consume

More About Roofs and Why Icicles are Bad
March 01, 2021

This week Chris and Jim return to roofs because this late winter we see lots of icicles! We discuss why icicles form and their cousin the ice dam. What it means for the wasted heat and the durability

Membranes for Air Sealing, Moisture Control, and More
February 26, 2021

This week Jim and Chris discuss membranes.  What do we want membranes to do? Air sealing, moisture control, and more. What is a perm and how do I know I'm building a safe assembly (wall, roof, slab, e