November has arrived and that can mean only one thing…well, make that several things: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberries and pumpkin pie! Goodness, we could go on, but we’ll leave the culinary delights to Dom DeLuise, the official On The House Chef.

As you may already well know, now is the time to prepare your home for winter. This month’s newsletter is peppered with tips that will help keep both the interior of your home AND your pocketbook comfortable. And remember, our radio program telephone lines are open 24/7 at 1-800-737-2474. So, don’t hesitate to give us a call if you need help in getting ready for the cold months ahead.

Tired of running out of hot water? You can win a new tankless water heater by entering the Endless Hot Water Giveaway presented by PexSupply.com. It’s your chance to win a free tankless water heater PLUS installation worth $1,500.00 - but hurry, the contest ends November 8th.

Got gutters? If not, install them. If you do have gutters, you need to keep them clean and running free. Learn more about the best in gutter protection from the Gutter Brush Guys. They have great tips that can prevent a roof leak or flooded basement.

Chances are good that you’ll be spending some time on a ladder in the next few months as you clean gutters, install the Gutter Brush, hang holiday decorations and make general repairs. The folks at Louisville Ladder offer up some excellent tips on ladder safety and how to select the right ladder for the job.

Finally, be sure to check out Rebecca’s garden and design tips; Dom’s recipes; and Karel’s tips on how to stay in shape by eating a healthy breakfast. So read on and catch up. And remember we’re always online - anytime, anyplace, anywhere - and it’s always On The House!

 
  Morris and James Carey and Rebecca Cole


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Gutter Brush

It took an old chimney sweep brush to illuminate the idea that became GutterBrush!

Believe it or not, the path leading to the creation of GutterBrush Simple Gutter Guard has a connection to the chimney sweep industry. For more than 25 years the founder of GutterBrush Simple Gutter Guard has enjoyed peaceful weekend getaways with his family at their cabin retreat nestled in the Allegheny National Forest in Western Pennsylvania. While preparing to tackle the tedious task of cleaning the gutters, he came across a long twisted brush, tucked away in a musty storage area. Upon inspection, it appeared that this strange old brush might have been used to clean the cabin’s chimney at one time. He also thought it could be used to assist in the regular task of gutter cleaning.   Read more…


Use That Space Above the Garage for Extra Storage – Add an Easy-To-Install Aluminum Attic Stair from Louisville Ladder

Two people and a couple hours are all that’s needed to increase home storage space. The days of the Chevy Chase/Clark Griswold, rickety wooden attic stair, are long gone. With an aluminum attic stair from Louisville Ladder, the space above the garage can now be accessed frequently and easily. These lightweight, rugged stairs can be installed between standard ceiling joists with just a few lag screws.   Read more…


Kitchen Remodeling Tips

As we move into the holiday season, many of us begin thinking about the condition of our kitchen. And rightly so; what time of year is it ever used more?   Read more…

Bigger Breakfast Smaller Waist?

by Karel Nunnink
Eat a big breakfast loaded with carbs protein and good fats and you will drive those hunger pangs away.
Researchers at the University of Virginia found that subjects eating a big breakfast, approx 600+ calories were more effective at losing weight but more important keeping it off.

Change is the only thing that is constant and it gets harder to change our ways as we age.

We are addicted to our habits, just look inside any gym and you will see all the women trying to melt all the fat of their thighs. While the guys are trying to build massive chests.   Read more…

Important Home Tips for the Holidays

We have written about holiday safety every year for more than two decades. When you do something that often, year in, year out, you start to question its importance.   Read more…


Radio Show November Calendar

November 01
The Carey Brothers will take a page out of their very own book to help your home prepared for the winter months ahead. Rebecca Cole will talk about high-end design on a small budget.
November 08
On The House goes In The Garden with Rebecca to learn how to turn your bathroom "green." James and Morris Carey will help get your bathroom up-to-date with the latest products for maxium effeiciency.
November 15
The winner of the Great Garage Makeover is announced, along with the winner of PexSupply.com's Endless Hot Water Giveaway. Dr. Roof will stop by to give some helpful advice on creating a natural, eco-friendly “living” roof.
November 22
The Carey Brothers and Rebecca Cole will talk energy wasters throughout the home, what to do about them, and how to save money on your utility bills.
November 29
On The House presents the Thanksgiving “Best Of” Show. Check out highlights from the past year while you savor all that good leftover Thanksgiving food.


On The House Events
Keep checking out our website www.OnTheHouse.com for more features & events throughout November:

PexSupply.com’s Endless Hot Water Giveaway - hurry up and enter, this contest ends November 8th

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!

Dom's Cabbage Rolls — A Great Way to Eat Your Veggies!

Dom's Coconut Shrimp — Doesn't This Recipe Make Your Mouth Water?

Dom's Italian Chicken in Wine — Chicken And Wine All In One Dish! How Could It Get Any Better!

Dom's Stuffed Red Peppers — This Will Spice Up Your Life!


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

Choosing & Planting Spring Bulbs — Fall is the time to plant spring bloom bulbs.

Autumn Gardening — Summer is not the only time to be in your garden.

Designing Your Child's Bedroom — In need of a change for your child's bedroom? Check out 10 tips for designing a restful, stylish, and fun bedroom for your children.

Preparing For Winter In Your Garden — As the cold creeps in, itís time for a garden check up. Here are some tips on what to cut back, leaving your exterior spaces lively, well into fall.

 


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