|Volume 1, Issue 15||September 2004|
Fall is in the air... and there's never a better time than now to go over the exterior of your home to examine and touch up. Caulking prevents unwanted visitors, like ants, as well as drafts. Don't know a caulk gun from a hole in the ground? No problem! Just check out this weekly project for the whole scoop. Read More...
Have a great tip or two, suitable for the pros? Lowe's wants to know! Enter your "professional" home improvement tip and you’ll be in the running for a great prize package worth over $1,000 from Lowe’s, Air Vent and Black & Decker. Even if your tip isn't "pro-quality," we've still got a contest for you: You have until Sept. 20th to enter the Gerber Best Tip Contest and win an ultimate Gerber prize package with a value of almost $200!
And if you've done interesting stuff with GREAT STUFF Insulating Foam Sealant, you still have time to enter to win a $2000 home improvement gift certificate from Dow! And don't forget to sign up for the free issue of The Family Handyman that can be yours... On The House.
Falling leaves are usually accompanied by falling temperatures. Unfortunately, one thing that doesn't tend to fall is the gas and electric bill! Heating can be expensive, but if you act now to improve your home's heating efficiency, you can save big bucks in the months ahead. Read more...
We'd like to turn the spotlight on our web site for a moment. Regular readers will be familiar with our dramatic weight loss story, so we won't repeat it—but we would like to take a moment to announce that we've had all-new photographs taking featuring our success. You'll find these photos throughout the On The House web site. And, for the curious, you can even compare our Before and After shots!
And don't forget! The On The House Forums are a great way to interact with other listeners—whether you're wanting to pass on a suggestion to as, ask a question about anything from computers to siding, or simply chitchat with other home improvement devotees.
Here are some of Dom's best recipes for you and your family to enjoy over the next month!
BBQ Chicken Pizza — A fun alternative to the usual cheese pizza.
Italian Tuna Salad — This is a wonderful "make ahead" dish to bring to a pot luck or picnic.
Chicken Caesar Salad — Cooking chicken? Go ahead and do two, and then you'll have leftovers for this delicious dish.
Grilled Corn with Italian Herb Butter — A delicious and simple side dish to make on the barbeque all summer long!