Thumb and Hammer Home Improvement Podcast

Thumb and Hammer Home Improvement Podcast


Latest Episodes

Ep. 39.5: Special Announcement
July 16, 2019

A brief explanation about the podcast schedule and a request for your help to make the Thumb and Hammer Home Improvement Podcast the best it can be.

Ep 39: Good enough is good enough for now
April 28, 2019

Until you can afford a major renovation, do you live with what you have or can you justify spending money on something destined for the landfill?

Ep. 38: The Tale of the Door
April 03, 2019

This is the tale of our new front door, from the sale to installation to service and the mistakes that were made along the way by the parties

Ep 37: The meaning of making
March 17, 2019

A response to an article on Mashable "11 DIY videos absolutely no one asked for." So, why do makers make what they make the way they make anyway?

Ep 36: Over and Under Improving
February 24, 2019

Spending too much money, pricing yourself out of the market, or not spending enough money, hurting your property value. And whether it really matters.

Ep 35: H2Woes- Fixing Wet Basements
February 02, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we look at two popular waterproofing methods plus the steps you can take to avoid such drastic measures to solve your wet basment problems.

Ep 34: The wild and wacky world of drywall
January 15, 2019

Making sense of the different types of drywall, drywall compound, mesh vs paper tape and drywall tools.

Ep 33: Year in Review 2018
December 30, 2018

An election, a TV show and a board game. Looking back at news topics that as a homeowner, I found to be significant or interesting.

Ep 32: Money woes and DIY dilemmas
December 23, 2018

In this podcast episode, I look at how we so quickly maxed out our credit cards and how saving $600 by DIYing a project could potentially cost much more.

Ep 31: Tales from the Open House
October 28, 2018

Looking back at some of the more memorable open houses I attended and some of the mistakes that were made.