Month: December 2021

New Electric, Old Home

Welcome Home this week has Jim Check from Check Electric joining Brandon to talk about what is included in a home’s electrical system. There is a lot of important information in this episode about new electronics in old homes and why the breaker trips when new devices are plugged in. At the end of the …

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Strong Housing Market

Vickie Seehafer with Century 21 Aspire Real Estate joins Brandon on Welcome Home to discuss the housing market. Things have stayed pretty consistently busy for the past 18 months to 2 years. Brandon asks Vickie if someone is interested in listing their house now if it is a good idea to do so. With houses …

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The Pane of Windows

This episode of All About Your Home features Bruce, a window specialist, from Drexel Building Supply. Brandon and Bruce discuss the extended lead times on window brands. Virtually all of the windows that Drexel uses are midwest assembled. The hardware and parts that go into assembling a window are made internationally and those are the …

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Winterizing Septic Systems

On Welcome Home this week we have Sue from Madson Tiling and Excavating joining us to talk about the importance of winterizing your septic system. Homeowners with a septic system should listen to this episode of Welcome Home to learn more about the importance of insulating any septic tank or system during the winter months. …

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Timeline for Current Leads

On All About Your Home this week, Brandon representing Bartow Builders discusses the current timelines in the construction industry and what customers can expect when they call our office looking to start a project. Our project managers schedule a site visit for about 4 weeks out, and that really starts the work. There needs to …

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Winter Masonry Work

Brandon is joined by Troy Kamps from Kamps Masonry to discuss all things masonry, specifically for the winter months. The construction industry in the winter months is often a question mark as far as what can be completed. Because all of the water is used for masonry work, projects in the winter extend their work …

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