This issue of On The House Express contains everything you need to skate through the summer.

With rising utility prices — from cooling your home to watering your lawn & garden — now is the time to maximize energy efficiency. And there’s no easier way then to enter our Energy Efficiency Challenge! One lucky grand prize winner will receive a RE Williams Whole House SUPERFAN, a Lennox High Efficiency Air Conditioner, and an Eternal Hybrid Water Heater. Talk about the best of the best! Click here for your chance to be a winner.

Our friends at TimberTech offer some terrific information about alternative decking solutions. If you’re in need of a new deck, but don’t have the money; TimberTech has many great deck design ideas that can turn your old deck new again. Also, the friendly folks at Re-Bath have some handy remodeling solutions for Baby Boomers. Their easy transformations are functional and inexpensive; they look great and, best of all, they’re completed in one day. And don’t forget to stop by Karel’s Korner for some surprising facts on calories and cardiovascular exercise. This one-of-a-kind insight from America’s Number One Personal Trainer is exclusive to the On The House Express.

Finally, be sure to tune into our radio program every week as we help you keep your piece of the Great American Dream in tip-top shape. And if you need more tips and tricks you can always find what you need online at – its updated daily!

So long for August and we’ll have more great tips and information for you in next month’s terrific edition of the On The House Express!

  Morris and James Carey and Rebecca Cole

In This Issue…

Sponsored By:
California Redwood Association
California Redwood Association

Classic Metal Roofing Systems
Classic Metal Roofing Systems




OverTheHill Fitness
OverTheHill Fitness



Whole House Fan
Whole House Fan

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Deck Design: The Things You Can Do!

Looking for new deck design ideas?  Alternative decking solutions, made from wood plastic composite or PVC, offer colors and textures that can create distinctive patterns and make your deck one of a kind.  You can even try bending or curving planks to create an outdoor space that’s truly unique.   Read more…

Re-Bath Offer Baby Boomers Solutions For Staying In The Comfort Of Their Own Homes

Over 50% of American’s are overweight.  There are thousands of diets and diet fad.  But no matter how much confusing information and nutritional bias, the only true nutritionist is a biochemist.
Population aging is one of the most important demographic dynamics affecting families and societies throughout the world. Between 1990 and 2020, the population ages 65-74 is projected to grow 74%. With healthy, active Baby Boomers living longer, companies across the country, like Re-Bath LLC, are catering to this important demographic through a variety of products and services.   Read more…

Truth About Caloric Expenditure

by Karel Nunnink
Over 50% of American’s are overweight.  There are thousands of diets and diet fad.  But no matter how much confusing information and nutritional bias, the only true nutritionist is a biochemist.   Read more…

Time to Flush Your Water-Guzzling Toilet

It has been referred to as the john, the throne, the loo, the water closet. Call it what you want, your toilet may be flushing away oodles of water.   Read more…

Dents and damage are yours unless you catch them early

>"You get what you pay for!" the saying goes. And then there's a slightly more modern version that we've come up with that we feel is more in keeping with the times: "You can get stuck with it no matter what you pay for it!"   Read more…

On The House August Calendar

August 02
On The House will be taking your calls live. We'll have an intertesing piece about an aspect of remodeling that you might not have consider before.
August 09
James, Morris, & Rebecca will share some tips on how to speed clean your house…the healhy way! And the Handy Hint of the Week will shed some light on troubleshooting thermostats.
August 16
On The House is always here to help improve your home inside & out, and if you're trying to sell your home we have some helpful advice on what to do.
August 23
On The House host Rebecca Cole lends her designing skills to help you create the perfect home office and Dr. Roof gives his professional opionion on installing roof vents.
August 30
Best Of Show - Remember & relive some of the best moments from the radio program in this special Labor Day show

On The House Events
Keep checking out our website for more features & events throughout August:

Win the 2008 Energy Efficiency Challenge sponsored by Lennos, Eternal, & RE Williams. Win energy efficient prodcts for your home.
Got Noise In Your Home? Not If You Have Quiet Solution.
The Carey Bros. and Rebecca Cole are featured in 6 random segments from the radio show about Quiet Solution and everything you wanted to know about their noise reduction products. Simply click the link as many times as you like for each of the 6 segments.

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!

Pizza Burgers — A great combination of two American favorites!

Dom's Incredible Garlic Bread — A Delightful Add To Any Meal!

Dom's Italian Chicken Quiche — A Dish The Whole Family Will Love!

Dom's Honey Garlic Chicken — Make This For Your Honey!

Here are some of Rebecca’s best garden tips to get you outdoors all month long!

Top 10 Indoor Plants for the Home — Indoor gardening is just as fun as having an outdoor garden. In fact, indoor plants not only help clean the environment around them, but they act as a quick decorating tool.

Great Gardens Begin with Great Soil — Every great garden begins with great soil. These are a few tips to make your garden the envy of the neighborhood.

Keeping your Garden Healthy Throughout Summer — Keeping your garden looking good and healthy throughout the summer is an easy task if you know what to do.

For the Right Garden, Plant the Right Plants - Go Native — Remember to go native. Native plants are the ones that have been growing naturally in your neck of the woods for centuries.

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