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175 – Video : The Main House Types – Ranch, Cape, Colonial, and Contemporary
A discussion of each including some of their advantages and disadvantages. Which works best on certain lots? Which is easiest to build? Which gives the most "bang for the buck"? We look at these factors to help you choose the best one for you and your lot.
Listen here or watch HERE ON YOU-TUBE.
174 – Video: Siting Your Home on Your Lot
The next installment of the, "Build your Dream Home" series talks about where to install your home on your lot. We look at the 5 criteria to consider,
Drainage (anti-water access...)
Ease of Construction
Future Land Use
Listen here, or Watch on You-Tube HERE!!
173 – Video : All About Driveways
Part of the Build Your Dream Home series, this video looks at how factors to consider when installing a driveway. From closing a location, to calculating site lines, to grades and materials, we hit it all. enjoy!
Listen to the audio on this site or view video on You Tube HERE!
172 – Video : Listener Question Show
On this show, we answer some listener questions including:
How to isolate a section of an old house, electrically, so we can upgrade it?
How to install a sub panel when there are no extra slots in our primary panel?
And several solar power related questions relating to sizing and capacity, mainly.
Listen here on this post or watch on You-Tube HERE
171 : Video – All About Cell Phones
This is a special edition show - looking at how Cell Phones work! We look at the history of the cell phone from the earliest mobile radio telephones from the 50's to todays fourth generation wonders. We look at the technologies including AMPS, TDMA/GSM/IDEN, CDMA (2000) up to LTE. Also covered are the basics of a cell phone network, a bit about the cellular layout and even the cellular switch. Enjoy!
Listen to audio here or watch video on You-Tube HERE!!
Here is the video I mentioned explaining how the CDMA signal is made and then decoded using the Walsh and Pseudorandom codes..https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJ81CuujwYE
Photo by Kozuch on Wikipedia
169 – Finding a Lot – What to look for
This video looks at some of the things you need to consider or check out before you buy a homesite (or a home in many cases). We look at lot sizes, lot characteristics and things to check out at the Town/city/county offices. Enjoy!
Video at: http://youtu.be/pU23xz2sGOo
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This is a great podcast! I work in facility. Maintenance and I learned a little something from every episode I heard. Great job guy! I'll keep listening and telling friends so keep it up. Thanks!
The Dude is Driving & Doing this Podcast!
Amazing that, while behind the wheel, and usually in trafiic, a technical description of various residential construction steps is being recorded. Very useful information. I am a residential architect and get a lot of this podcast. Nice Work
From the Ground Up
Good organized information delivered well. Helpful