September is here and that means its time to get your home in tip-top shape for the coming Fall and Winter seasons. September is the perfect month to go in & out & around your home to make sure its prepared for the upcoming conditions. Be sure to check out our home improvement project articles below including fixing asphalt driveways, working with pressure-treated wood, and fitting fences. Also included in this month’s On The House Express are tips for weatherization and roof warning signs.

Brand new this month, On The House presents Premier Care in Bathing Bathroom Makeover Contest. Two Grand Prize Winners will be selected for a complete renovation of their Bathtub/Shower with installation of a new Premier Walk-In Bathtub to make bathing safe, accessible and very enjoyable for everyone in your family.  This transformation will include installation, all labor and materials, making the combined two Grand Prizes worth over $25,000!! Visit OnTheHouse.com to enter today!

Useful tips, practical advice, and a free bathroom makeover – everything to make your house a kingdom. Be sure to tune-in to the radio show every week as we continue our special giveaways and log on to our website to access thousands of pages of information to get your home improvement fix anytime you want.

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  Morris and James Carey and Rebecca Cole

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Expert home-remodel tips help baby boomers live in comfort

There are 78.2 million baby boomers according to the U.S. Census Bureau.  If you are one of them, born between 1946 and 1964, you might soon look at your house with a new perspective.

“The bones begin to creek a little more as you age – things that don’t happen when you are younger,” says Morris Carey of The Carey Bros.  As a baby boomer himself, he knows the changes this generation faces.

“On The House,” is partnering with Premier Bathrooms, a company that specializes in walk-in bathtubs, disabled bathrooms and assisted bathing products, to help educate people on how to make sure their home is safe and secure so they can maintain their independence as long as possible.   Read more…


Working With Pressure-treated Wood

. During our tenure as home-improvement guys on television, the producer wanted a stage built in the backyard - something that could be used as a backdrop for guest entertainers. We decided to build a covered deck overlooking the rest of the backlot at Universal Studios.   Read more…

Sealing and Patching an Asphalt Driveway

. Asphalt is definitely more flexible than concrete, but its surface is not as durable as concrete. Concrete is stronger and has a more resilient surface than asphalt, but it cracks plenty when poured in place over expansive soil.   Read more…

Maintaining a Healthy Back while Maintaining Your Home

by Karel Nunnink
So much of the success of a home improvement project lies with the tools that you use. Ironically, one of the single most important tools associated with a do-it-yourself project is YOU! We spend so much time making sure that our chisels and saw blades are sharp and tend not to give our ‘human machine’ it’s due. Keeping yourself in good physical condition and knowing how to avoid injury can make working around your home more enjoyable and give you the stamina and confidence to tackle projects that you previously may not have considered.   Read more…

Tips About Fences

. About two years ago we had a storm in our area that took down half the fences in our yard. In fact, fences were blown over throughout our entire county. Shrubs were damaged, plants were crushed and our privacy disappeared.   Read more…



Radio Show September Calendar

September 05
Labor Day Weekend special airing of the Best Of On The House from 2009. Highlights of the best tips, handy advice and home improvement info you can only get listening to On The House.
September 12
On The House is back live in studio taking America's phone calls on home improvement, gardening, and design. Coast to coast, border to border, the phone lines are open so call 1-800-REPAIR-IT.
September 19
The Carey Brothers unveil their Fall Maintenance Checklist. Tune in for this installment of On The House to know how to prepare your home for the fall & winter seasons to come.
September 26
Turn the dial to On The House. This week Rebecca Cole will offer fall garden tips and Chef Jamie Gwen will talk food for the soul. We also continue our Green Tip series with more ways to easily become energy efficient.


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

Premier Care in Bathing: Walk-In Bathtub Makeover
Premier Care in Bathing: Walk-In Bathtub Makeover
Win a Bathtub/Shower Makeover with Premier Care in Bathing’s Walk-in Bath Tubs!

In The Kitchen, with Dom DeLuiseIn The Kitchen with Dom DeLuise

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

Pesto

Pizza Napoletana

Mamma's Veal Marsala

Eggplant-Stuffed Peppers

Pumpkin Bread in a Coffee Can — What do a coffee can and pumpkin bread have in common? Click here to find out.


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Here are some of Rebecca’s best Gardening and Decorating tips to keep you busy indoors and out all month long!

Late Summer Garden Maintenance — Tips on how to maintain your garden as summer comes to a close.

How to turn your spare room into a guest haven. — Be warned…this make work so well your guests will never want to leave!

Bringing The Outdoors In — For those of us with little outdoor space, little time to garden or a little warm weather left in the season.

Child Proof Decorating — All of you lucky enough to have a new baby in your lives, listen up. Here are some quick tips to make your home safe.

Turn Your Bathroom Green — When it comes to your bathroom, the small space of it, minimal air circulation, and excessive heat and steam add up to a hotbed of bacteria and toxic fumes, turning your bathroom "green" is a necessit


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A VIEW TO SAVE ENERGY

PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTATS & THE FACTS

THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES DRYERS

“R” YOUR WINDOWS ENERGY EFFICIENT?

THE HOT AND THE COLD OF WASHING MACHINES


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