Welcome to the April edition of On The House Express! This month, we're focusing on lawn and garden care. (Yes, it's time to start thinking about mowing your lawn again!) We also have some big news: you can now listen to On The House online! That's right — if you don't have a local radio station that plays On The House, just listen through our website! Click here for more information.

A quick reminder — you can get your free issue of The Family Handyman (America's #1 home improvement magazine) by clicking here! Your free issue will arrive in the mail with no strings attached. Click away!

Also in this issue, check out our Pictures from On The Road, our Trivia, some of Dom DeLuise's best recipes, and more!

Thanks for reading.

  Morris and James Carey

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We would like to welcome our newest radio affiliates! These affiliates join the growing Carey Bros. family of over 200 radio stations.

KRMR/Steamboat Springs, CO - 107.3 FM

KRMS/Osage Beach. MO - 1150 AM

WUCZ/Carthage, TN - 104.1 FM

WDGM/Tuscaloosa, AL - 99.1 FM

WIST/Greensboro-Winston Salem, NC - 98.3 FM

WLSB/Blue Ridge, TN - 1400 AM

KYNS/San Luis Obispo, CA - 1340 AM

WBSN/New Orleans, LA - 89.1 FM

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Lawn Mower Tune-Up Tips

A dull lawn mower blade can turn a green and beautiful lawn into a bright white patch of something else. Here are some helpful lawn mower tune-up tips in order to prevent things like this. Read More...


The Art of Buying Plants

Besides a good paint job and a sharp-looking roof, the element that has the greatest effect on the appeal of a home is the landscaping. It can make or break a home's appearance. Read More...

Crew Member of the Month

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Jeff Firestone is our crew member of the month!

Our sixth Crew Member of the Month is Jeff Firestone, one of our sales gurus! Jeff is the co-founder of NetCom Sales Strategies. NetCom Sales Strategies has represented the Carey Brothers for the past six years, working closely with companies of all sizes to marry their marketing needs and objectives with creative Carey Brothers marketing elements. Jeff is from North Carolina. He began his sales/marketing career with Jacor Broadcasting in Atlanta. When he’s not putting together deals for the Carey Brothers, Jeff can be found watching/attending various sporting events or playing golf!

Pictures From On the Road

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James and Morris take On The House on the road live from the KPQ Home & Garden Show in Wenatchee, WA. Wenatchee is the "Apple Capital of the World" and KPQ is the Carey Bros.' central Washington radio affiliate.

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James and Morris sign autographs and answer questions from the Orchard Supply Hardware How-To Fair in Pleasanton, California.

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James and Morris bring their Home Maintenance For Dummies presentation to avid do-it-yourselfers at the Orchard Supply Hardware How-To Fair.

On The House April Calendar

Here's what is coming up this month on our show!

April 3rd - We're broadcasting from the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Chicago, IL!

April 10th - Ashton Richie, the Lawn Care Coach, will be on the Home Improvement Hotline.

April 17th - Tom Fenig of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives will be on the Home Improvement Hotline.

April 24th - We will be broadcasting from the AHMA Hardware Show in Chicago, IL.

In The Kitchen with Dom DeLuise

Here are some of Dom's best recipes for you and your family to enjoy over the next month!

Shrimp Linguine — Doesn't this recipe make your mouth water?

Nut Bread — No Atkins dieters for this recipe!

Stuffed Breast of Veal — Can you say "yummy"?

Potato and Leek Soup — Spring has arrived, but that doesn't mean you can't make yourself a warm bowl of soup!

[house] How Much Space Will That Get Me? (Real Estate Costs)

It’s April, your taxes are coming due and you need to determine how much of your housing costs are deductible. Mortgage rates remain low, with home sales in most places still brisk. But real estate costs in America vary widely depending on location, access to larger cities, quality of neighborhoods, amenities, and other variables.