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Well happy Saturday to everyone good morning so glad and honored you were with me I'm actually in studio today here in downtown New Orleans. In Jordan this beautiful weather. And have a guest with me and he's he's no longer while his friends as Mike Z ever told you my eggs are the so Mike. Is due guru who's in charge of the new loans. A home and Garden Show in Scobey who said he'd been stupid on this upcoming weekend and Mike this is the 62. Year yeah that's hard to believe. In the that most of whom like who know like you very much area but other than there. But it. No it it is the is a tradition in the city. Homebuilders association has been bringing in this New Orleans since the forties. And it really has become part of the fabric of the city. People look forward to every every spring every march. Oklahoma guard virtually guaranteed that they're gonna come get. A really good quality event with the could vendors and and good information. In the locations superdome. You need to attack and you shows that march it is that big it's we're one of the largest shows in the south if not the largest. Yeah and the superdome is such an icon in the city it is an and we fits so well and there were actually the oldest calling it. Of the superdome other than the states no joke why else impressive yeah that was who told me that the other day and they got to think about it that's that's pretty impressive was like that. It's terrorist list and I talk about home shows all the Tom one on on this show because of the fact that I'm such a fan of a home show because he gives. The listener so many opportunities to Ku. In C thinks they can do whether it they're looking for look at what's latest trends and collars worn fabrics you know from the interior designers in the loosen their. You know it it's not just our it would here's a ten foot square opening and I have my company signed here at the table rides these vendors go all out. They do I gotta give them credit date they really work hard to bring you very very good product and we work hard all year to look for new products firm to look for the new things on the market. In and a lot of people asking would he do all year that. What we do is we're we're always out looking for new products and in items that. To bring to the show and and then these vendors that are there therein in and it was a very short window they work very hard to have to do this presentation for everyone. And we got about two days to set everything up so it's it's it's can be challenging but they they they. They bring it every year maybe dukes and now job let's talk about initial hours as it starts this upcoming weekend yet it's starts on Friday. This coming Friday from our noon to eight in the and on Saturday it is ten to eight. And then Sunday it is tend to see. So whether the weather's good bad or different doesn't matter you need to come to the Mercedes-Benz superdome and see the show attack next Saturday from ten to twelve would be doing moment proved show. Directly. At the in the superdome right listens UConn in typical we do it is and you come down into the rampant in the dome entry into the home Gordon show. Would be set up right there and I can't say hello I would look in your questions face to face don't get many opportunities to do things is certainly one of those opportunities. And while you their clearance and the entire day in or something there from mom for dead. Big kids to have kids doesn't matter is a little bit of everything and throat. The next segment with of talk about would use in the show. Would would be interest you in reference to whether it's from the technology side ports CO2 were leaving or the arts. It beat their cooking it's it's all there folks this show. If you have anything of any interest has anything new with home improvement. With the engine efficiency with indoor air quality. With outdoor living. With the culture that we have here in New Orleans. It's going to be in the home and Garden Show. Who would you go to a early commercial Britain to come back we'll talk more to Mike you about the show and also if you have questions in reference to. Home repairs on the prudence like we always do every cent in two and now at 2 o'clock. I would love to answer those questions and phone numbers filed 04260187. The recent attacks and 87870. More of the home producer here at the gate 87 run practice. Welcome back to the home improvement show you heard the phone numbers you having home improvement questioned by all means give us a call 5042601870. Who we are in the studio with Mike's team we talk about. He duels home and Garden Show that's could be this upcoming weekend Friday Saturday and Sunday in a Mercedes-Benz superdome. Tells but the website Kazaa. Lots and lots of commissions on Dell's website yet New Orleans home shows dot com. We've got all the features. You know. The things will be doing the show the similar tours the cooking stage. It gives a little bit better description on on everything that we're going to be doing the times and how you can get a disk of the you can actually get on the website and give five dollars off of fewer ticket prices are critical lets me. So if you if you like I mean you'd like to coupons by all means go to the website. It that if it's is something that is our low personal pick and pop. I subscribe to group on so oh yeah at every every if you got to save a dollar weekend and overall in the same boat. Absolutely but the show is worth every any. Let's talk about some of the features because. Man I am so impressed that they can do a spectacular waterfall a landscape in two phases setup and this is that like it did have. You know. This is a little phony and Indiana and cattle and McConnell more fun this is a true. Once this sixteen foot tall waterfall. In the with a thirty foot wide thirty by thirty pool but it falls into with tropical plants landscaping. Paul trees. It it is very impressive those guys that is done by tropical Paul Paul Clinton Allman. They do a fantastic job it is it they worked very hard there and there. Basically 24 hours each for two days straight. And and that it takes that to do it but but it's a very impressive and it and in. While world that they also do a Fiorina he's pulled cells in there. Did you Q4 and poultry if you're in the market for poultry gala fund cheaper yes. He put it it's that the EP puts in place it's OK it's one follow either so realistic look he is the truth is you if you're. Hiking into an appeals it's a waterfall into details yeah it's it's not just some some brick pavers with some water flowed over these art Disney level yes album. Attractions and it's a great analogy because it really is at that level quality yeah it's critical. A tick what we have some might just called in asking about the gun show let's go to Brian hey Brian good morning. Welcome to the home improvement show and your info with me in my boots up. They are good morning to have a simple question about about who looked. Ted appropriate for sure about two votes to ships I'm sure I'm an expert on the gardening but will have summit to show if you'd like to. Well as I bought my wife spotted to surround sound stage and now other start to go and I also try to. A web sites are very thought about when to cut back or cut back. To save the energy and lectured by. Put an open but he knew that our football program. Out Brian this is not the Dan Gil Gordon show Mike and I know about home and Garden Show news as in you wanna come and visit the superdome and in my tribe was certainly held. Some folks there that will building issue question because they're landscape experts but we're nodded yeah I would wanna steering in the wrong direction president. What what are. The show is a starched decks Friday aid goes from noon to eight and then now on Saturday it's ten to eight and then on Sunday it's ten to six. You remarked you bet. Mike let's talk about some other additional features which we talked about because of the waterfall but you have like seven other. Luminaries have to be fully constructed. Come sit in the chair kicked the tires. Orioles yes absolutely well don't first and when you walk into the shoot into the dome you're gonna see our presenting sponsor Clearwater pools. In an outdoor living in and there are going to have a massive outdoor living area with her embolism pavers and and fireplaces and fire pits and barbecues and I mean and it's going to be setup. Like your back yard and it's going to be several vignettes. They'll have their news. Anything you can imagine. For outdoor living is going to be there because. I thought years ago when when this really started to become a trend. It was it was a feeding trend but it is becoming more and more and more. Popular. The manufactures are coming more products and better products. It really is out Audi Xeon these days. If we live in a climate region in a culture that loves to do lots of cooking life detaining. And outside is really a great place to do that yeah hide it it really isn't Indies living areas are not just. An outdoor kitchen it's not just that there's everything out there from from new televisions outdoor televisions. Complete out Torre entertainment packages that are completely waterproof. It's it's pretty amazing what's out there. It truly is and if you listen this is the time a year to start taken events it it should dreaming about that if you're looking. At some endlessly I wanted to with the latest Chris ideas are all outdoor living. Home means this is the best venue to conceal it because you can actually sit in the chairs you can. Look at the per whose you can walk underneath it. You can look at the rails you can listen to the sound systems. You can looked at televisions it's it's it's all there for that purpose and this is why really really love home and garden shoes. In addition to the outdoor living we have some some content she mentioned the current. Talk about some of the content specifically to the park we've the purple again Clearwater. Outdoor living is is one of our is our main sponsor and they how offered up a 6500. Dollar problem that they'll be giving away and I you bill to get information on official in the that's pretty cool. In mid sixty volatile part of that is as nice that's a nice either parent yeah yes it's a very nice setup that's critical. But in addition to those features. The release of the big pushes technology. Well. You can't get away from the realities and the technology is getting more more analysts say I would say pervasive in our in our lives and in our homes and any more if you're looking to upgrade your home or looking to buy a new home looking to build you have to consider what the new technology is it's out there. And how you're gonna use it in that in the homer in the property and so that being said we've. Over the years it's become a bigger and bigger part of the show because everyone is more interested in and it changes so much every year yes so we're building areas in the show just to highlight in illustrate. The new technologies which can have your your home anywhere from. You hidden speakers you can putting your drywall. Where you drywall right over the speakers you don't even know that there. We've got. That new technology for your door systems in your front door where you can have a video camera. You can. That's that's tied to your your your security pad. Where you Kia and be at work indeed go with the two of remain compute or. If you know your PS driver to a lot of people do. You can let him in your house you can drop package in your hope rather than someone steal that from east. And then you can lock that door again after he walks. It's it's really amazing technology that they have out there. Yet there really is neat. It in today's. Even with teenagers are our young kids come home from school yeah yeah those what Tom opens and you get to be able to monitor that that's critical alumnus he was there common and there's there's all sorts of new sensors out there that. That even on a outdoor when wind you've got citrus for your yard if someone comes in New York. In the old sensors were if you had leaves bull or there was a raccoon running crushing everything one at all. It now the searchers can distinguish the camera and his distinguish between human. And and so it it really has come along way and and the biggest part of that is integrating it altogether. A lot of people get scared of technology because it's okay you gonna have twelve promotes only new kitchen can order. But everything talks to each other in you can do all of this from your phone you can do you can you can run all of this from your phone reform from one remote. And and that is so convenient and and it's not just. A matter of convenience but. When we talk about life safety peace of mind only sings come along with this technology bit. In addition to that portion of it. There's other forms of technology it would be Harlan to show it's such as. Lightning lighting is really big grin lighting is it is is Kabul long wait really. The trend right now is is making your lighting more like a natural. The natural light outside. Because they've done studies where. Force lighting incandescent lighting Q and release her cheer here wellbeing and your health. Gives my greens it can it can really be affects certain people and so. The trend now is to create LED lighting that is more natural. And mimics the outside life. And so will be able to you'll have to see that we've got to really nice to split from humble. Lighting and automation that's coming and they've been there and illustrate we're building an actual structure its bills from all the different lighting. And how it's how it's advanced in in the different. Modes such as you can news. You know there's there's strip plating that you can build new walls that that is run by center so would you. You create pathway and so when you get up in the middle of the night it would get a glass water at the lights turned on as she walked to share. You know in in my age I get a more likable and I will end until after or go to Britain and but. Lighting just from the standpoint of like in inside out of the closet and this is something really big for my wife my daughter who is if you have just read a press colliding. The causes a close look different and of those lighting sooners vs when you go to different light or even outside. So have that natural lighting so that when you're selecting choose those clothes would. And of those a century czar. It is matching and it's the way it's incredible when we're yeah really is being. People kind of take it for granted but it is so important even when your. When you're planning a remodeling your planning to rebuild your girls if you're looking that Todd award that that storm cat owner. That you're looking at in the showroom it's gonna look completely different in your house it really does it even the color of the paint I mean you can take paint chips inside an outsider in the in the office other people called different yeah. So the flooring succumb to the paints the trends of the furniture yeah comics have been waging its very important and in the itself the new year you can't overlook which it really have to consider. How are you won't do that and and also that the size that's one thing that's new issues over the last couple years that the size that Syria. Cam like that you senior average kitchen area original of the group that's that's recessed in your seal yes six inch care they called that's been the standard for so long. That's six and scan you can get a light now that's under two inches double throughout the cinema. Yes for less heat less electricity less better collar belt temperatures. Certain energy savings energy savings so. Which you know for us in the summertime because a lot of lights on your house as attend a lot of heat yes it does so although it doesn't concern goes a long way. Our listen folks we are talking with Mike Z and we're discussing the 62 new loans. Home and Garden Show in the city Benz superdome this upcoming weekend. We could go to EC BS news break in just a few moments Wilma come back would have talked to more of the speaker chuck Marceau. From the great New Orleans each PA and we talk about some other great things the local home builders association is to look for us. In this community so don't go and where. If you have a question about home improvement were asking those questions as well Lloyd I see you on the phone system I appreciate you thank you know we give to you was well. And we answer your questions about home repairs and improvements in engine efficiency. Their phone numbers filed 04260. 187 me or since its exit eight to 7870. We'll be right back after CBS news break. All right welcome back to the home proved so we're not at the end Gil on I know. Not much about plants. I like vegetables. And I've grown vegetables but that's about as far as it goes so will it top home improvement. And we Oscar talk home repairs. As well as the new loans home England so which is coming up. This weekend we have Mike Z with us and talk about the show and if you've heard me say dozens and dozens of Tom's. On the huge fans of home and go to anxious. So. Right now I want to be the kind of transition in papering chart or so into the mix of discussion in in chalk is. A member of the great New Orleans hold those association. In his very involved in. And one of the good developing members that stone and an SOS program. Chuck good morning welcome to the home improvement show in and so to give us of an overview would assess Solis. Okay good morning Paul and Mike it's good be with you this morning. I'll build up so well and so on is Malaysia disaster recovery. System. And with access to follow advocacy. For the homeowners the contractors. The insurance companies and the mortgage lenders. Another war zone before. Now. Barring any disaster in all of these entities stakeholders if you were. Were operating under an adversarial. Environment. Using my cared and stick velocity and to get things done. And of course their body in those the key to recovery is money. The almighty dollar is what. Speeds up the process of recovery. Are my partners and I came together three weeks after the floods of 2016. And says you know. Well we're professional. People in building and renovation and remodeling. And we need to come together and provide the post disaster. On recovery model and system. To expedite and to change. The speed of recovery. And to make it more cost effective and to take the bureaucracies. Out of these success of any recovery. Period. On. No we in addition billed as a has recruited. Fifty plots. Builders remodel or threat of writers. Who have twenty to forty years of residential building experienced whose only goal is to put families back in their homes as quickly as possible. On in this process. You know we have. I don't doubt several planes and we want highlight those findings. If do you have another question before continue. Knob Disco or make a comment. Who better else to do this in the experts in the in the construction industry saw hats off to ya think that's a phenomenal idea in a great vision in a huge need. Park community that's had recent flooding since March and August and that the recent tornadoes. Just announced who utes need. Absolutely and you know as you know pol that. They disasters writer on the corner rise it happens. In our location and okay well. Nobody is so exempt from a it could happen anywhere but the solution is not all of the you know the bureaucratic. Solutions that are offered. But for the local community as you indicate it to come together but even more than that. Be professional builder the professional remote learned rumba. Whip you know those standards that are used almost every construction project. That have been put together by professional builders of the national home builder level and the local level up throughout state. In the country. So we have not taken this you know brainstorming thinking out of the box and said you know. A one on one builders have their customers and you know body the Bill Walton bill. Closely 1520 album of the year. But with our ships don't look so look how we do things and how we deliver. These services weakened actually one of our builders. You know build in geographic locations. Up to 6065000. Year each. All of the builders and it Sino. To build muscle since September 1 of last year have built in excess of the 850. Homes. In the rehab renovate those scenarios. And as you know Calder. You know the first Nazi raised was being insured those people who national flood insurance protection. And now we're getting down to the took place where it's being uninsured. And we're still dealing with 80000 plus. Hold property owners that are desperately. Meeting you know and helped in professional understanding. Of I'll builders and renovate urged unfortunately what happens. In the aftermath of America and you know or the go north of the chasers were right the news that communism and they may be license some of them maybe Liza. Well but that are that there on each group listened and we're saying that every day. All the news. Bill Russell has is getting calls everyday from people who are upset. Help us please because we have already been you know taken advantage of but people would you know. Just. Doings as shoddy workmanship. Etc. settlements so for the most part the homeowner. In the consumer themselves or other victims. They become the victims to agreed to. Because there trusting. People. To look at their word. Well build missile and its members with the homebuilders association and other professional builders with the epics in their back court. And in their toolbox. You know we understand the needs of of people. There are neighbors they're our community well folks they've got children and families like we do. And we care about the film and so our models of these systems that we employed. Plus the group move on builder that we. Home board. We provide services. And we have become actually the advocates. For consulting. And guidance and actual connection would have been professional builder in the river river behind her and remodel our community. Tucked as such a great need for that in him and again I applaud your efforts are doing that we need to go to commercial break to right before we'll go to a break. Please tell folks where can they far more commission and also can become sees someone face to face maybe late this weekend possibly which. Absolutely absolutely go listen that's www. Build up so list dot com. Well don't number 22. Nine more than 07. And 47. That's WWW. Buildings also dot com. X and what about that the boost this weekend you have a place in the duels on the gone so correct. Yes we're going to be at the 820. And how will ever police two with folks I can now talk about any issues. And I mean any issue we have they. As you slate of professional services. That we offer. So many people but they're building them and of their budgets they don't know how to approach of financial institution to but I don't know the cost of the rebuilt. And dog and so is the person taunts that got you know got ill gotten some insurance but hopefully we'll have some time of that. The couple more statements relate about that is should. At Loma put you on hold would come right back and we'll get to those additional statements. Have these commercial breaks here on the delegates have a direct. Welcome back to the home prudent show here in the bigots have neat would it goes to the phone lines and speak with Floyd Floyd I'm gonna thank you for Holden on. I appreciate your patience how can we help you today. Has several members here we're all older stand. All the most of us like an audition war. But they're one member evil should. Super cold it freezes addressed a question. And. She'd like she industry to get to do plan to greet her. And my question ears. I know in the hot shot time. While we're. Skiing in that he. It feels wonderful our. World. Is there is there formula. It's Crist did it turn around in that it's winter time to rest up much oval to. Actually. GA and world. So cold out so it is there a formula toward the jet purchase the between emotional temperature and shut to troops Powell. How will election insulation. Were actually give breached if search. You know they're there really isn't a reform go Lloyd however there is a climate or regional recommendation for insulation. In an air barriers. In order to separate the inside commissions from the outside conditions and that's true whether you're in the heeding those worn the cooling note. So so that being said. Really do the best thing for personal step back at the person in your from the likes it in the fifties is. In this if their summertime. There's a lot of consequences the colder you keep the inside your home compared to outdoors. The worse the building performance. Challenges or the heart of building performance counts is the column because due in our golf solve climate. That have room because he's keeping it so coale compared to the outdoor warm and moist is gonna have some moisture problems since gonna have some building performs problems. Is it well AP conversation saturation in if you have those more sure levels. That high for an extended period Tom which if you think about it. Were run American nations and our climate not the tenements out the year as some years more seniors will be the last. At that you kid start developing organic growth. Or even possibly some Vick case and some runt. So those type differences of indoor and outdoor. Differences in temperature and moisture content economy even more important where you need a I'm very robust insulation. In a very robust. Air barrier in his third control arrow thrown there would be a deeper roots water. So for those spaces that require it large difference of inside and outside temperature. I mean you. You're almost treating it like gay they walked in commercial cooler or one cooler walk and one cool when you get those extreme temperatures. So. You know you talk about it not. Every day day in day out type technology. You know do the approach seems to be specifically for luck commercial one cooler which would be similar to. Hum. Some close cell spray your thing homes. To create that very high or value. And also that paperwork harder to Brooke prevent that water vapor from outside coming in words. And in addition he needs continuous. It. Applications of the air buried the thermal barrier and Rick harder the paper retarded or courts is to work and then you have the window problems to overcome. So you know there's some challenges here we we we have to look at oh lord I wanna talk more about this but it's you know it's hard to do that here and radio. I'm gonna encourage English you know I start a he he correspondents the email. You can actually go to our FaceBook sites Paul's house FaceBook. And you start posting questions there and I'll start feed you some additional resources. Information yup used to make some include informed decisions. Good deal I appreciate you talk on ever protect. Our folks we could go to commerce trickle McConnell back who go pick up our conversation with char or so talk about build SOS and we also have my exe with us. Then we could we talk a lot more about the annual home encode so we'll direct access. Welcome back to the home proved show so glad and honored view or listening to us a few of home provoke questions or. Anything dealing with repairs for electrical plumbing. Air condition it there's are all open towards it for discussion. That phone number is 504260187. The put before we we get to interest and calls on the brink chalk or so back into the conversation. And and chuck welcome back to the home improvement show and produce a just tuning in we are also speaking with Mike Z. From the bullets at home and Garden Show which is coming up this weekend at the Mercedes-Benz superdome this Friday Saturday and Sunday. And can we spent a lot Tom talk about cuts were out of town chuck. Obama which you won't hold it in them sorry these within. So what's happening today is can stack coming out and talk more about the build SOS. After the top of the hour and also there's a lot more features about the home grown so we'll discuss right after this don't go nowhere. Will be right back here on the big 870 WWO. In the home improvement show. And you have questions you can send those text and as well at 87870. We'll be right back after this news break.

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