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Your Home Improvement Podcast! Two National Experts Eric G and Caroline B help homeowners and contractors tackle those projects around the house! This is not your typical handyman show as we take a deeper dive into everything inside and outside your home. We talk about everything from your latest DIY project to a Healthy Home and what you need to think about before you jump in. Plus we interview the leading experts, your favorite home improvement stars, and creators of exciting new products. If you are looking for the latest in home technology this show is for you.
Eric Goranson, CKD is a Certified Kitchen Designer with the National Kitchen and Bath Association for over 20 years and has been designing since 1993. Nationally recognized as “Eric G®”, he is a syndicated 10-year home improvement radio talk show host. Eric talks with homeowners and contractors about remodeling and new construction techniques every week. He is also a national podcaster and is now heard internationally and with about half of the listening audience being from the building trade. His shows draw great support from the contracting community. Eric also hosts the Around the House “Pro Insider” podcast that is for the residential building and remodeling professionals.
Eric has managed everything from home builders, design firms, to custom cabinet shops and has been involved in thousands of projects being constructed or remodeled. Eric also consults with national brands on product design and industry trends, with companies such as Baldwin Hardware, Kraft Maid Cabinetry, and many more.
From opening keynote addresses to hands on training seminars, Eric uses his communications skills to inspire and educate the people that are attending his events. Eric is a design and home technology speaker at national construction and remodeling events such as the Northeastern Retail Lumber Associations Lumber and Building Materials Expo, National Kitchen and Bath, Association’s Voices from The Industry, and for the National Association of Home Builders.
Eric was a Kitchen and Bath Design News: Top 50 Innovator for 2019 and served on the Baldwin Hardware Design Council: 2017-2019. He enjoys home renovation projects and use to play the bass in Seattle rock bands.
Caroline Blazovsky is nationally recognized as America’s Healthy Home Expert ®. She is a home investigator, environmental consultant, spokesperson, and media personality promoting healthier homes throughout the U.S. She has been featured by AARP, Shape, SiriusXM, Broan-Nutone, House Smarts TV, The Jenny McCarthy Show, Good Housekeeping and hundreds of podcasts, radio, and print interviews.
With more than 20 years of “house experience” and 30,000 home investigations--she can teach you the healthy way to home projects. She is a council-certified Mold Remediator (CMR), Environmental Allergen Consultant (CEAC) and Indoor Environmentalist Investigator (CIE) with graduate Sustainable Design education from Boston Architectural College. She is also credentialed through the National Environmental Health Association as a Healthy Homes Specialist (HHS).
Caroline is a board member of the ACAC responsible for creating indoor air quality credentialing as well as a keynote speaker & scientific contributor to the national Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA). She resides as CEO of My Healthy Home®, a company specializing in indoor air quality products, consultations, and services. Ms. Blazovsky was named a 2020 Top 25 Leading Woman Entrepreneur in her home state of New Jersey and her company My Healthy Home was a finalist for New Jersey Business of the Year 2020. In her spare time, she is a graduate candidate in Public Health at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. She enjoys making humans healthier and is collector of rock and roll memorabilia.

Around the House® Home Improvement Eric Goranson & Caroline Blazovsky

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    • 4.4 • 21 Ratings

Your Home Improvement Podcast! Two National Experts Eric G and Caroline B help homeowners and contractors tackle those projects around the house! This is not your typical handyman show as we take a deeper dive into everything inside and outside your home. We talk about everything from your latest DIY project to a Healthy Home and what you need to think about before you jump in. Plus we interview the leading experts, your favorite home improvement stars, and creators of exciting new products. If you are looking for the latest in home technology this show is for you.
Eric Goranson, CKD is a Certified Kitchen Designer with the National Kitchen and Bath Association for over 20 years and has been designing since 1993. Nationally recognized as “Eric G®”, he is a syndicated 10-year home improvement radio talk show host. Eric talks with homeowners and contractors about remodeling and new construction techniques every week. He is also a national podcaster and is now heard internationally and with about half of the listening audience being from the building trade. His shows draw great support from the contracting community. Eric also hosts the Around the House “Pro Insider” podcast that is for the residential building and remodeling professionals.
Eric has managed everything from home builders, design firms, to custom cabinet shops and has been involved in thousands of projects being constructed or remodeled. Eric also consults with national brands on product design and industry trends, with companies such as Baldwin Hardware, Kraft Maid Cabinetry, and many more.
From opening keynote addresses to hands on training seminars, Eric uses his communications skills to inspire and educate the people that are attending his events. Eric is a design and home technology speaker at national construction and remodeling events such as the Northeastern Retail Lumber Associations Lumber and Building Materials Expo, National Kitchen and Bath, Association’s Voices from The Industry, and for the National Association of Home Builders.
Eric was a Kitchen and Bath Design News: Top 50 Innovator for 2019 and served on the Baldwin Hardware Design Council: 2017-2019. He enjoys home renovation projects and use to play the bass in Seattle rock bands.
Caroline Blazovsky is nationally recognized as America’s Healthy Home Expert ®. She is a home investigator, environmental consultant, spokesperson, and media personality promoting healthier homes throughout the U.S. She has been featured by AARP, Shape, SiriusXM, Broan-Nutone, House Smarts TV, The Jenny McCarthy Show, Good Housekeeping and hundreds of podcasts, radio, and print interviews.
With more than 20 years of “house experience” and 30,000 home investigations--she can teach you the healthy way to home projects. She is a council-certified Mold Remediator (CMR), Environmental Allergen Consultant (CEAC) and Indoor Environmentalist Investigator (CIE) with graduate Sustainable Design education from Boston Architectural College. She is also credentialed through the National Environmental Health Association as a Healthy Homes Specialist (HHS).
Caroline is a board member of the ACAC responsible for creating indoor air quality credentialing as well as a keynote speaker & scientific contributor to the national Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA). She resides as CEO of My Healthy Home®, a company specializing in indoor air quality products, consultations, and services. Ms. Blazovsky was named a 2020 Top 25 Leading Woman Entrepreneur in her home state of New Jersey and her company My Healthy Home was a finalist for New Jersey Business of the Year 2020. In her spare time, she is a graduate candidate in Public Health at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. She enjoys making humans healthier and is collector of rock and roll memorabilia.

    We talk with Andrew Guido from Erth Homes, building homes centered on human health & well-being

    We talk with Andrew Guido from Erth Homes, building homes centered on human health & well-being

    This is just not another healthy home conversation. We take a dive with Andrew Guido, a building biologist. Andrew has a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from the Schulich School of Business from York University in Toronto, Ontario and is a Certified Building Biologist from the Building Biology Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    When you are building a new home, or even remodeling there are a LOT of things that you should take into account to make your house heathier to live in. We tackle many of those things that can keep dust down, help with those seasonal allergies and even those chemicals that can make you sick that are standard in building construction today. Did you know even those light choices can effect how you sleep at night. You dont want to miss this special episode of Around the House with Eric Goranson and Caroline Blazovksy.
    To find out more about Erth Homes head to: https://erth.com/ (https://erth.com/)
    Make sure you take a moment and get yourself a chance to win a new set of work boots that are perfect for that fall and winter weather! For the Iron Age Boots giveaway head to the website and enter for a chace to win: https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways)
    Thanks for listening to Around the house if you want to hear more please subscribe so you get notified of the latest episode as it posts at https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen (https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen)
    We love comments and we would love reviews on how this information has helped you on your house! Thanks for listening! For more information about the show head to https://aroundthehouseonline.com/ (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/)
    We have moved the Pro Insider Special on Thursday to its new feed. It will no longer be on this page. You can find it and subscribe right here: https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ (https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ )

    • 1 hr 1 min
    DIY Appliance tune up? Do you pre-wash dishes before the dishwasher? We answer your questions!

    DIY Appliance tune up? Do you pre-wash dishes before the dishwasher? We answer your questions!

    When was the last time you tuned up your appliances? Have you checked the water filter on your front load washing machine? When was the last time you adjusted the thermostat on your oven? There are a ton of things that can save you money and are DIY friendly that you can tackle!
    We will discuss pre-washing those dishes and if that is actually making your dishes even dirtier than if you just scraped them off into the trash and loaded them up. All this and so much more on this weeks Around the House with Eric Goranson and Caroline Blazovksy.
    Make sure you take a moment and get yourself a chance to win a new set of work boots that are perfect for that fall and winter weather! For the Iron Age Boots giveaway head to the website and enter for a chace to win: https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways)
    Thanks for listening to Around the house if you want to hear more please subscribe so you get notified of the latest episode as it posts at https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen (https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen)
    We love comments and we would love reviews on how this information has helped you on your house! Thanks for listening! For more information about the show head to https://aroundthehouseonline.com/ (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/)
    We have moved the Pro Insider Special on Thursday to its new feed. It will no longer be on this page. You can find it and subscribe right here: https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ (https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ )

    • 40 min
    After school storage ideas and mistakes you can make with your garbage disposal

    After school storage ideas and mistakes you can make with your garbage disposal

    In this weeks mid-week special we tackle those ideas for storing the kids stuff. You know that pile when they get home from school by the front door? Yeah that one! Then we dive into garbage disposals and the mistakes people make using them. Are you tired of that uncle or mother in law coming over and plugging yours up? Here are the secrets to keep it working!
    Make sure you take a moment and get yourself a chance to win a new set of work boots that are perfect for that fall and winter weather! For the Iron Age Boots giveaway head to the website and enter for a chace to win: https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways)
    Thanks for listening to Around the house if you want to hear more please subscribe so you get notified of the latest episode as it posts at https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen (https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen)
    We love comments and we would love reviews on how this information has helped you on your house! Thanks for listening! For more information about the show head to https://aroundthehouseonline.com/ (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/)
    We have moved the Pro Insider Special on Thursday to its new feed. It will no longer be on this page. You can find it and subscribe right here: https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ (https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ )

    • 27 min
    Win a pair of boots with the kings of giveaways What Tools Inside! Plus we talk utility rooms!

    Win a pair of boots with the kings of giveaways What Tools Inside! Plus we talk utility rooms!

    A number of years ago What Tools Inside took over the Tools and Home Improvement space with their contests giving away now over a millions dollars of tools and workwear in their weekly contests. We have them in the studio to talk about what they are up to as well as our giveaway with Iron Age Boots.
    For more information on What Tools Inside: https://www.whattoolsinside.com/ (https://www.whattoolsinside.com/ )
    For the Iron Age Boots giveaway head to the website and enter for a chace to win: https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways)
    Thanks for listening to Around the house if you want to hear more please subscribe so you get notified of the latest episode as it posts at https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen (https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen)
    We love comments and we would love reviews on how this information has helped you on your house! Thanks for listening! For more information about the show headto https://aroundthehouseonline.com/ (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/)
    We have moved the Pro Insider Special on Thursday to its new feed. It will no longer be on this page. You can find it and subscribe right here: https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ (https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ )

    • 40 min
    Buying a Home? What you should think about during the inspection process!

    Buying a Home? What you should think about during the inspection process!

    There is a huge trend with the housing shortage and buyers not having inspections. Lets talk about the things you should be looking for when purchasing that home. Have you went back and taken a look at your old inspection to see if you got it all done? There are a lot of things to consider when purchasing a home and we will be giving you some secrets that no one is looking for that could burn you down the line.
    We are giving away a pair of Iron Age Boots! The winner gets a pair of Solidifier Boots and head to our giveaway page to enter to win and the details of the contest. https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/show-giveaways )
    Thanks for listening to Around the house if you want to hear more please subscribe so you get notified of the latest episode as it posts at https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen (https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen)
    We love comments and we would love reviews on how this information has helped you on your house! Thanks for listening! For more information about the show headto https://aroundthehouseonline.com/ (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/)
    We have moved the Pro Insider Special on Thursday to its new feed. It will no longer be on this page. You can find it and subscribe right here: https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ (https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ )

    • 40 min
    Mid Week Special: Our quick tips for Demo Day and we talk Guns and Roses

    Mid Week Special: Our quick tips for Demo Day and we talk Guns and Roses

    These mid week special shows always fly a little fast and loose comapred to the radio show and this one does not dissapoint! We talk Demo Day and Eric G's favorite tools for Demo Day and how it can go wrong if you dont plan ahead plus Eric Goranson and Caroline Blazovsky talk about cover bands and Guns and Roses. This is one of those episodes that should leave you laughing.
    Thanks for listening to Around the house if you want to hear more please subscribe so you get notified of the latest episode as it posts at https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen (https://around-the-house-with-e.captivate.fm/listen)
    We love comments and we would love reviews on how this information has helped you on your house! Thanks for listening! For more information about the show headto https://aroundthehouseonline.com/ (https://aroundthehouseonline.com/)
    We have moved the Pro Insider Special on Thursday to its new feed. It will no longer be on this page. You can find it and subscribe right here: https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ (https://around-the-house-pro-insider.captivate.fm/ )

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

warwizard33 ,

Informative and funny!

I know these two and not only are they recognized home experts but both in the home improvement industry for a long time. Don’t be mislead by their joking around these two know their stuff. Fun show

Sweetness0425 ,

Great podcast!

As. Home DIYer myself I am glad to have connected with Eric and find his show with Caroline. Very knowledge, personable and fun. If you are doing anything around the house projects this show is what you need!

jodyfst ,

Eric is an anomaly

I’m always amazed that Eric has so much knowledge about everything Around the House. He’s definitely a jack of all trades. He tells stories and teaches us new things in every show in such a fun way. He’s always super enthusiastic about the subject and the guests. It makes me smile while listening!

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