Bargain Backsplash or Bad Idea?

Jared gives sound advice about adhesive “stick-on” back splash on In The House when Renee from Central Florida considers using it in her high-end kitchen.

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Tools of the Trade: Rockwell Tools

Josh Smith is an innovative home product enthusiast and has produced our In The House radio show for over 11 years. Josh regularly attends industry trade shows, always keeping up with the latest in building, trends, tools and technology. Here is his review on the Rockwell Tools Brushless Drill/Driver & Impact Driver combo.

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Dealing With Damp Drywall

This time on the show, In The House, a listener calls in and is having some trouble with moisture ruining his drywall in several places around his cement block home.

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How to Find a Good Roofing Contractor

This time on In The House, Jared answers Susan’s email question about finding a good roofing contractor.

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HardieBoard—By Far The Best!

This week on In The House, Ron from Callahan, FL has a question about the benefits of using HardieBoard siding instead of standard plywood for his small home addition.

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The Mystery Wall Switch

Ken and Jared help troubleshoot In The House listener, Nile’s electrical problem. Nile explains, "I just got this house and in all three bedrooms I have to turn the ceiling fans and lights on or off with the pull chains because the wall switches don’t work."

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Tools of the Trade – Raven Multi-Purpose Hybrid 7100

Recently on In the House with Ken & Jared we had the opportunity to interview Chris Williams, the Manager of Quality Control for Denver Global Products, and the makers of the Raven 7100 Multi-Purpose Hybrid. Josh Smith, ITH Show Producer, reviews this amazing ATV outdoor generator workhorse.

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Shingle Roof or Metal Roof? It Depends.

There are a few decisions to make when considering a new roof. A big one is deciding what materials to go with for your roof: metal or asphalt shingles. Both are viable options, but there's always a situation where one is preferable. A knowledgeable Florida roofing contractor should always be able to give you a clearer idea of what your home needs, but to give you a head start on the subject, here are some general pros to each type of roof.

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4 Stress-Saving Hurricane Prep Tips for your Home

We're now a few weeks into Atlantic hurricane season, and we want you to be as prepared as you can. Here are some tips you can follow to make sure that you and your family are safe and your home is secured against a major storm.

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Metal Roofs That Look Like Wood or Asphalt...Only Better

Metal roofing systems have a come a long way in recent years. Whether you're on the fence about look of metal because you prefer the rustic look of wood or traditional asphalt, consider a few reasons why metal roofs stand out from the rest.

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Painting Over Wallpaper

Linda calls In the House from the South Side and wants to find out about painting over wall paper. Jared provides practical advice to help her with a potentially difficult project.

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Florida Sinkholes and Your Home - II

Still relevant, this 2013 episode of In the House welcomes Mark Nation of The Nation Law Firm. Read the following insights as he and Jared continue their discussion of Florida sinkholes - detection, investigation, insurance and legislature.

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In the House on Cleaning Your Tile Roof

Mike, from St. Augustine, calls in to the show with questions about clening his ten year old concrete tile roof. Jared and Brandan discuss the pros and cons of chemical cleaning solutions and pressure washing.

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Florida Sinkholes and Your Home - I

Still relevant, this 2013 episode of In the House welcomes Mark Nation of The Nation Law Firm. Read the following insights as he and Jared discuss Florida sinkholes - detection, investigation, insurance and legislature.

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Is it a Roof Leak or the AC Duct?

Jean of Orange Park has water marks around her ceiling vents. Jared explores the possible causes and discusses the benefits of a thermal image camera.

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