Contractor John's DIY House Medic

Keeping Your Basement Dry Requires a System

May 18, 2020 Contractor John Season 1 Episode 2
Contractor John's DIY House Medic
Keeping Your Basement Dry Requires a System
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Contractor John's DIY House Medic
Keeping Your Basement Dry Requires a System
May 18, 2020 Season 1 Episode 2
Contractor John

                                                 Podcast Show Notes

 

Season: 1

Episode: 2

Episode Title: Keeping your basement dry requires a system

Episode Summary:

In this episode Contractor John explains the system needed to keep your basement dry. The foundation walls, drain tile and sump pump are all part of the system

 

 Resources mentioned in this episode:

Roy Worley Voice Overs

Will County Habitat for Humanity Volunteer sign up     Tell them Contractor John sent ya!

Construction Video of 2 story Will County Habitat for Humanity rehab of a home built in 1887

 

…. And in honor of David Letterman here are the top 10 things you can do around your house during the pandemic

 #10.  Paint a room

 #9.  Tighten up loose door handles, towel bars, cabinet knobs

 #8. Convert all your light fixtures to LED, simply by changing the bulbs

 #7. Change the batteries in all your smoke detectors. ( if you don’t have them install combo CO2 and    smoke detectors units) and don’t forget the thermostat and garage door keypad

 #6. Re-caulk the tub shower units and countertops

 #5.  Change the furnace filter and mark the end of it with the date

 #4.  Set up an area outside for a garden, to grow some fresh vegetables, with limited social things to do you have the time.

 #3. Clean out the sink traps, by removing them and re-installing them

 #2.  Vacuum out the coils on your refrigerator, inside your clothes dryer and the dryer exhaust hose

 #1. If none of the above items need to be done, ask your wife for a “Honey Do List” and get ready!!

  

Ask questions, post comments at the Contractor John/DIY House Medic Facebook Page 

Visit the Contractor John website and receive a free monthly Home Maintenance Checklist for following

 Visit the Contractor John YouTube Channel and Subscribe

Show Notes

                                                 Podcast Show Notes

 

Season: 1

Episode: 2

Episode Title: Keeping your basement dry requires a system

Episode Summary:

In this episode Contractor John explains the system needed to keep your basement dry. The foundation walls, drain tile and sump pump are all part of the system

 

 Resources mentioned in this episode:

Roy Worley Voice Overs

Will County Habitat for Humanity Volunteer sign up     Tell them Contractor John sent ya!

Construction Video of 2 story Will County Habitat for Humanity rehab of a home built in 1887

 

…. And in honor of David Letterman here are the top 10 things you can do around your house during the pandemic

 #10.  Paint a room

 #9.  Tighten up loose door handles, towel bars, cabinet knobs

 #8. Convert all your light fixtures to LED, simply by changing the bulbs

 #7. Change the batteries in all your smoke detectors. ( if you don’t have them install combo CO2 and    smoke detectors units) and don’t forget the thermostat and garage door keypad

 #6. Re-caulk the tub shower units and countertops

 #5.  Change the furnace filter and mark the end of it with the date

 #4.  Set up an area outside for a garden, to grow some fresh vegetables, with limited social things to do you have the time.

 #3. Clean out the sink traps, by removing them and re-installing them

 #2.  Vacuum out the coils on your refrigerator, inside your clothes dryer and the dryer exhaust hose

 #1. If none of the above items need to be done, ask your wife for a “Honey Do List” and get ready!!

  

Ask questions, post comments at the Contractor John/DIY House Medic Facebook Page 

Visit the Contractor John website and receive a free monthly Home Maintenance Checklist for following

 Visit the Contractor John YouTube Channel and Subscribe