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Hello everyone welcome to the second hour of the home provincial here and indicates seventy. Let me give you this whole numbers again diskette you have any questions about home improvement home repairs. That is farms or four. 260187. Anywhere you can sense attacks at 87870. And I have a guest with me today my exiting from the Dole's home and Garden Show and Mike I am just looking at the tech's board. And you have been at this is known as Zeke and Africa not not my exiting. So. That yeah that's I'm I'm I'm actually that's kind of a nickname I've had for a long time ever since as a young kid. It was slow it was handled wrestling coach actually start on the easy I love that Como ya Allah he said by the time like he's been my name out I was in. Have yet to showed up and called it something else. You see I'm Mike. Who have given the men like that every car you Zeke coming I have some friends like that as Aqua Combs he sometimes. Yeah did I get Z on occasion but it's easy most of the time makes the Como. Love it. All right well. I'd got distracted Louis post talk more about the we actually here we talk about the 62 home in Gordon show. And in the superdome it's this weakens Friday Saturday and Sunday. But in addition to that world start with a great things that speaker new walls hobos association. Does for a community in our industry and now we're talking with chalk or so about that and were specifically the build. SOS program so. They chalk are really wanna. Bringing bring you back to the conversation but also talk specifically just. Give me a 22 highlight of folks are just tuning in right now what is billed SOS in there's a few other things that you wanna discuss in reference to. Being a resource for the folks. Who have recently suffered. Damage from the disasters of flooding and tornadoes and and the few of the things we're always faced with Fisher right we are British right around a corner from another potential. A situation where we need to help the community specifically to be building in new construction. That's correct although build up so has become an advocate. Whitley post disaster recovery system. Of blown global solutions. Professional services. For flood victims or tornado victims any disaster. We applying our principles. Primarily we become the boys for the homeowner. Well for the contractor. Of income in connection with their insurance company and their mortgage lender. To be able to take all the barriers Al. Of the flow of money which is the lifeblood of the air recovery. I just wanted to add real quick that. You know one thing that we have found out he discovered and in many of the flood victims. Will understand what I'm about races slaves. It's not as simple. And as calling your insurance company and in giving money. To pay your contractor who. You know you're contractors organized armed scarce and gonna become more scared simply don't have the funds to play there. You know Troy Aikman. There and there are personnel. You know the materials etc. So almost sort of project and then in the end in a few weeks after the news on Yugoslavia's contractor. Because there's a paying job down the street. So what I wanna societies. About bills is that the insurance companies and the mortgage lenders are very. So vital. To the successful post disaster recovery. But they did their systems or many cases antiquated. They have created communication barriers. On our communications maintenance. Where homeowners and heard the black hole dead ends and increased frustration. Trying to get answers. Two win that in my getting via the money but I pay for coverage. All the money that I have been an Oklahoman want to give banking unit and restored the asset value of it. It's instead has been delayed. By antiquated systems of communication. By these entities now you know we advocate with bill you know we know moments sale they apparently want to serve their customer. But we have found out through years of experience and these issues. That you know there as a barrier. To recovery. By non responsive and and antiquated delivery systems. You know to make that that customer whole another word. Their priority of helping. You know has forgotten their customers are. And and so I'm just you know waiting at a bill here and revel in the toward. But if there're any insurance companies in the mortgage lenders are out there. You know you got some people hurting. Hundreds of thousands of people hurting. And want their families to be you know in situations where they can expedite. Getting their family back in their own. They're all our 5680. A licensed or registered contractors in the state of Louisiana. But most of moral. To the flood recovery because lol lack of funding. And so what I'm really saying to the community the consumer. Everybody involved in the heat recovery. You know please. Review your systems. You know streamline. Expedited used technology to resolve these problems. Hey chuck when you go to commercial break but one more time give us to to resources we can contact you reference to Fulham a website and also at the Booth Segovia and it is Duncan's home and Garden Show. Www. Build SOS dot com. Poll number 2259107947. We look forward to sit in the the public at the home and Garden Show. At the Mercedes and stupid though. And the Booth 820. And test command has been a pleasure you being with us today and again you all doing a phenomenal job and I appreciate you serving our community. And those folks in need that of recent experience the flooding and the tornadoes. Great job. Appreciate it thank you and I'll deceived this weekend I'm would be at the home Garden Show to Friday setting in Sunday so combine tell you folks a lot all right we're gonna go to a commercial break pay some bills Sierra dubbed WL. We'll be right back after this. Welcome back to the home improvement show have my exe with me today were discussing the New Orleans home in Gordon showed. This could be the Mercedes-Benz superdome this weekend it's Friday seventy. In Sunday in my you know we talk about a lot of neat things but it. Really wanna talk about now is the interactive features of the show because this is really makes this phone so fun but you can stay for hours and hours and hours besides looking at. The vendors stuff that interacts a prequel to. Absolutely I mean we we have all the products in the vendors there that that can tell you about all the different products but. Week we try to make it a little bit different in the in the fact that you can interact with everything it's you know much is going into the big box stores and in looking at things on the shelf your. Here interacting with everything we create. Off home environment where you're you're you're able to. To see infield touch all the technology that the working it right but we also have a kids' area that's that it's very active we've got something very unique communion this year called kick darts. So. BB look at our FaceBook page will have some Louis just got it into lots of video post that shortly. Now when you see kids kind of prepared to implement his kids he would be like. You know don't care it's you know 89101213. Is open we talk and also. He kid trying to absolutely absolutely darling man Yi out welcome ex wife would call me. The there's a lot of activity going on there you know they kicked our Terry we've got we've got video games AMA. Distributing these green it's in game so we have an actual kids area kids twelve and under come in for free. But we also have a lot of our workshops and we interactive. Our workshops we've got a lot of artists and artists village that. Are working in the immediate club potters there was the potters wheel on the available to common touch and get the feel if you ever worked on the potters well I have not I'm very very much looking forward to. Actually seeing if I can do this again. We tournament I am not very talented just via. I don't I don't know. I'm not sure we've got other we got ours over there. Painting. You can actually watch the creative process says they're doing what workers over there building furniture. And we're gonna have our our dumpster dive. Benjamin bones was in last year with this. Did such a fantastic job so popular. Where he'll have a dumpster full of construction materials. And he does a dumpster dive with the you'll be able to work and create a piece of power with a new worlds artist and you could take it home ringgit to taken moments Russell coal yet it's it's a lot of four and it's very unique we tried it last year. And it worked out Jews Jews it was very very popular so we're bringing it back and make it will be bigger in it and and you bring the kids he's going to do workshops for children annals. Cole and ages of kids that are free to come into this. Are twelve and lenders for Clinton and it's fifteen dollars in the show which would get a five dollar coupon on. Excuse that went to India. That's New Orleans home shows dot com. That's critical now in addition to that you know we'll have them. Food every about ultimately it is and loans. Yeah are cooking stages put on by eat fit Knoll it's a program from Oxnard. That is basically. Tweak your food just a little bit to make it just a little bit healthier than trying to change your habits completely. Order your your eating habits completely but they're they're trying to tweak it to me to think about being a little bit more healthy eating food so. All of the different restaurants it's difference or Toronto in the house. Programs were they how Warner two or three or four issues in the each restaurant. Has been tweaked to fit the nutritional. Requirements of this program. And will have ships from. All. College here and cafe Adelaide will have to jennies. Zia will Andre is we've got a really good mix of chefs Communists from from all around the city and cooking on the cooking stage and got a very. We're a little bit different and are cooking stage and make an outdoor cooking stage. So we've got an outdoor grill setup with burners in the and it's in an under a percolate in our era in a garden so it's it's a little bit different. That is neat you know speaking of different you actually have something new that's has shown this year that most folks may think hey Matt how all of this today and that's the beating. War yes home Julia Roberts we actually found a there's a a television show called Louisiana for open move to new program that's been that's that's come out. And it's filled locally and they are going to be doing live. See it live but it's it's a live auctions but they're going to be filming for the television show so you can come down to get on on national television show. Indeed in our our auction bidding audience. Don't necessarily have to didn't and get the house but. We are actually auctioning off a house in the show this year. With the blues uniform and. That is pretty cool yeah it can be fun. In the awesome we riyals one of have that ten seconds of fame so come in and be in the audience certain that's exactly that feature big big moment you never know when you like to discover that threat and I. And you listen as your Simi face to face do you now know why I'm on the radio not on TV's at least one local radio face. Right and body goes along with that so. Man I'm so looking forward to the show they are some seminars that you could be doing that. Or to go special interest some of interest to the folks at listen to the show for the home improvement. But also those one particularly that I'm addresses and I think reasonable who's portion of its debt sprinkles don't force. The landscape it's a company called Dixie fruits that that promotes. Coach K culled from trees but theirs to justice system. Where. You can borrow anything from couples to two two more barriers to raspberries in an. Have a system of free bushes and trees in your your girl on your even when your annuity if you macondo. That you'll be able to eat fruit fresh fruit grown in your backyard almost all year long. Their plants that are that are indigenous to the area and they do well in the southern climate and they're going to be doing. Seminar on how we go about doing it's it's it to me it's fascinating because them I'm very interested them. Big locally grown and if you can grow your own vegetables and growing room through. It's it just took. India actions that something it's so important because it could be container grown for the folks that don't have a big art or maybe just a rooftop or balcony. You know or also in the ground as well. Yes absolutely seat could they've got systems that they've really thought through well in them and really looking for the summer because. If you've got the room. To do treason and lots of trees you can lots of different variety of fruit and they can be it can be there all year for you harvest. One or if you got some feel that small like Illumina Condo. I'm very interested in doing some small bushes Marbury. And Bush's all along and that I can conference from. Tell us but the other settlers would get some really good some dollars on renovations difficult cause pain coming into decent. Teacher got to do or show Abdul property renovation. And actually include the money. The renovation in Tupelo for the property so I know there's a lot of people out there who are looking to redo houses and there's always always. Opportunities in the market to fix up house in and redo it and neither live in yourself and and this is one of those ways it's an LP shall show you how to get. School that's excellent and we also have some access experts is yes we can do as you're going to be your going to be hosting ask the expert panel and that's something that we do most years in the show and it's it's. It's would have apparently. Experts on on the stage in in UB co hosting and and give see the audience an opportunity to ask any questions that they would. In concern construction industry because while a good variety from Kitchener expert about that general contractor may be lending. Person. And one of them out there and and you'll be able to become the question all of that you have your model. Financing. What the trends are that type of thing it it just gives you an open forum to really talk to somebody. Now an opposites they see a lot in the past and sometimes if you can keep your question asks while the the event is happening. Put duke those folks almost Lewis PR for tomorrow in nature questions face to face. In some folks aren't comfortable asking the question from a whole group but they still need to ask the questions very important. It and and these folks these experts will be more than willing to help. You make of good informed logical decision. In an S food pro life here in the show is that we were in this is not a sales pitch this is let's provide information she can make an informed decision. Was going to work for best freak for your family and also for your budget and you project as every or projects cousin who own uniqueness to it. That's right that's right and and that's that's a nice thing about the show is there're so many companies there there's so many experts there. We held go home builders Booth which is always good to have builders in that the mailing it we've got the state licensing board if you get questions about. About that and how to how it'll. How to judge a contractor how to how to. I'll make sure that they're licensed in an insured and and makes you dealing with reputable people. We will have in the home builders Booth. We've got kind of an ongoing assi experts and that the news is we'll always have a builder and there's a few got a question you wanna walk and do more one on one. There are always going to be there. Did you question. Great resource again this is while love home and garden shows little of everything that's at one venue this weekend Friday sunny sunny Mercedes-Benz superdome. Right we could go to a CBS news break to come back and answer more your questions. How right justice. Welcome back to show let's go to phone lines and speak with doors they doors good morning thank you for older and on. How can we help you today. I didn't want his it think Charles parish and could be buying out a pretty accurately Cutler might bear trap it's over. All the sixty years old it's a deal and my my friend just trial and retain or bombed only need. The bottom of my best couple on a bit from the field finished the night. Can you tell. So you look into re finished the best the cast on. Right Jewish gentry called good. OK so doors were from asking to do is to go to our web sites halls howls dot com. I and when you get to the point you can look under kitchens and bathrooms. And and you would look for your region would be self shore for the the profession true we kitchens and bathrooms and you'll find someone. Who he finishes Tubbs there. OK the other number. From the cold man. Well it's a website is its pulse house dot com and don't have the number with im sorry. OK okay it or I don't have a computer practical. From within let me give you my office phone number and we'll give that to you on Monday. Some office number is Erica would nominate five. Eight war spies. When he won 4814. Q just a shale. Here I would and and they too for Carl and hope you bathroom. Comes under the cool sounds like you sought his help was bombed and agreed to. Good good out there have been just that they promote horrible at this. Ticket that it'll deter. It just like our restores thank you receive. Look at a couple of text Mike I have someone who's in Texas how much is in trees seem to be home should this weekend. It's fifteen dollars which you can go online and onto our website at New Orleans home shows dot com and you can downloading five dollar off coupon. So that's only ten XTT. Group. That's particle in the show galas are about that the days in the hours Friday setting Sunday yeah it's. Tenth eleventh and twelfth this coming Friday Saturday Sunday Friday that ours our. Are noon to eight on Saturday the -- the hours are ten to eight. And Sunday it's ten to six. Fantastic. Art on the go back to a couple more tax in fact is when is Kaman misses. In the attic of how some renovating and it was the bass and exhaust fan. Doesn't have a soft stock it is. You know discos into the attic and Vincent yeah rhetorically is this acceptable and I'm by no means no it's not. And not known how all the home is renovation bizarre accident in the building code for quite some time. That any bathroom or kitchen exhaust needs to have a period doc. And exhaust docking this directing the moisture from the battle from the kitchen. Completely outside in the attic is not outside so that doc kid and go through the nearest soffit or exterior wall. Or through the roof. And then nobody wanted doc to exit OT outside deals wanna have a damper on that talk. So that when the exhaustion is not operating the dipper closes. And does allow the outside moisture or outside heat or. In this coming year pollen from trees to come into your home so I do you ceremony have. And the left to the dock is important to the shortest traders. Route to have that bathroom exhaust fan or kitchen exhaust and his best. Had a few transitions of of elbows is also better. I knew if you have a a longer laughed like any he talks as you know greater than ten feet. Then you may want to consider upgrading the type of talking slovo a flexible duct giving smooth metal. She metal talk or maybe upgrade the size of duck like four inch to a five inch. How larger diameter. As so that you can make sure you are getting the most benefit from that ethnics Austrian. Had to remove the moisture when you when your bathing so hopefully that helps are we gonna go to first Britain and come back. What anxious or more of your questions. Do you have a question one Texan at Texas 87878. Where you can call us at fumble 4260187. It will be rat pack abstinence. Welcome back to the home from so so glad and review or listening and participating in the show today we have a special guest with us it's Mike's the and we've been discussing for last hour 45 minutes of the new loans home and Garden Show. That will be occurring this Friday Saturday and Sunday. At the Mercedes-Benz superdome. And I'm actually be there on at different times Friday setting Sunday you can go to the web site. And see that the times and I'm gonna be there for from the seminars but also will be doing the home improvement show their next Saturday between ten. In twelve to him if you have those type questions. Bombings and one of the common Escude and she questions face to face but besides me they are hundreds of other experts are going to be there. Vendors that are showing their product can be more than willing. To you it's your questions. You know I didn't say dish open up settle on the pass and if you or anyone Curome. If you're renovating if you building their new home. And you have blueprints bring pictures and blueprints with you definitely. Bring a Smartphone and lots of space so we can take pictures of the latest greatest. Of products throughout their do you willing to incorporate into our into Europe your project. Put in addition that in Marc Mauer discussed this at the commercial break. Mike tells about some of the the deals to shall specials are going to be out there. Yeah absolutely that's there's there's nowhere like this where you can go and see all of the different products that are out there. And just about everybody is offering some kind of shows special. So you're gonna get a great price on on whatever you're looking at because. Now also one thing going to mention this is even if you're not in the middle of your project if you're not build another house or you're not doing their kitchen remodel that bathroom model. You're just thinking about doing it. This is a great place just to get ideas. Just just to look around and see what's on the market. Alone because there's nowhere else that's like it that you concede all these different things in one place. You know and another one of the twos it is if you and your wife has sort of different ideas of what you want but you have a hard time and I hasn't looks like hey that happens or I can imagine that. This is a great place to come and even if you do just dreaming about it. Saying hey now have a better idea of what I'd like him what she likes and we can come together come up with a project that we can XQ routes yeah that's a great point. Everybody comes and showed just about everyone does it is is a couple and and they're coming because. They want. They need to know what each other's opinion is on these different products and and there's so when there's so much variety out there. When you when it comes to the home and Garden Show you talk an outdoor indoor. Bathrooms kitchens warring. Lighting. Landscaping. Trees. Rush you mean you'd you'd name it and your your decking even there's so many choices yes in in just decking material. With the new technologies that are out of the Camille new product every every year career him I'm astounded. A walk through the show floor and that's one of the things that really enjoys. Once everything is set up. To walk the show floor and really see the new things that I didn't work there. You know their two new products says we haven't mentioned laughter in the air yet in that deals with technology and that's also televisions yes talk about the two TVs that come specifically special for this year there is but there's there's some things you're gonna see that you never seen before. We're shipping them in directly for the show one is a stealth television that you ought to. You got to see to believe it is a 103 inch screen that is designed as an outdoor television but it rises up out of its own case. The TV rises up and it's 103 inch screen so bills it'll stay in about twelve foot here. It's an outdoor television. It's really unique on on the indices that we it's it's it's in transit now. But Tbilisi that our technology area. With them. We also have something very unique which I I really like is this projector we've got committed to Sony four K projector. Oh. You think of a projector you think about. So that's been in the vacuum room and and it's gotta gotta be in the back your room and it's got to be put on the screen and in front. Will this projector sits right up against your wall and projects outward onto your screen on your wall. It is very unique there's nothing like its first first one in the city. To you bill to see that show this year so you what you're saying is just for folks have a tough time using. Debt all rear projector. When you passed in front of it to you on the screen showed us cast a shadow on screen yeah those issues. Are on Google it and and you can put that projector on eight table or in table or something right up against your wall Paris and it it is really amazing. On a dime to see it that's been brought in by dynamic audio. Can't wait and analysts and their displays of and the past. And sitting on the couch and you get to see in here India. It's it's Phnom a lot of Home Theater Systems they put out they put a lot of effort into it in and they're trying to illustrate and show you exactly all the new things out of the market. And they really do open job with the they've they've they really work hard action there that are there already working on. You know it it takes while to get itself in human to product and I saw displayed for the first time in their Booth. Things flash of a viewpoint that's that's the speakers about on the Chirac we know he's going to know that there pretty sound phenomenal yet. They sound they sound absolutely amazing there's there's so much hidden technology in ways that. Hide what you have in your home so it's it's cleaner it's a cleaner look and you don't have enough. Italy in working with a lot of different builders designers and folks you know people really like more of a clean look. Instead have and he picture electronic she got a bunch of different electronics leader but this way hidden technologies us big big part of the industry. Absolutely and in particular wave of the future and something that you certainly be interest and will be able to see. At the home and go to this weekend listen we have talked a lot about the show. I'm sure we have to gold. Our curiosity somewhere in there by no means. Come to show this Friday setting Sunday at the superdome right we can go back. To some commercials and come right practice toughness. Welcome back to the home proved shows to the salon to speak with Herbert Hill Herbie good morning how we help you. Yeah well I'll leave because they'll all go do. And now you're good yeah. I don't believe you can get pretty pass her -- let me give either show hours it's Friday. March 10 from twelve to eight Saturday from 10 AM to 8 PM. And sunny from telling him to 6 PM. Do you connection go to web site you see more about when the seminoles are but asking the experts as well as the edible landscape and everything else we talked about here and show. In that web sites to loans home showed dot com. And there's also follow coop when you you can also get off for your ticket I don't know they have Heath. He three day pass a nod in in my seat just left. But you know maybe a question you can actually call and asked that question. Of the you on Monday should you can cardinals on the Garden Show in an answer that question what you. Okay are adequate. There. Up the it really but the 01. And I'm about to usual. The jury of liberty so now what so who. And I'll without. The the. So. Defenses it for privacy is it forward aesthetics or show would would would type of YouTube at a wooden fence of picket fence. Tom and taken people are back. Oca. So. You know what there or some good systems you can put in place for putting an offense yourself. There's also some professionals and and I'm sure they'll be someone at the new alt fuels come and gone so that will have fencing as well as deck and you connects these questions. You can use synthetic products you can use. He treated. Pond would you can use the cedar fence and probably those two most common would be the cedar and the treaty upon. You know the cedar typically uses. Offense at Weathers in the collar than most of the slight. You can actually keep even staying on the if you if you'll pay him if you wanna to. And depending on the height of the fence you can go with the to string or three straight which is the horizontal or portions. Of the that you attach different sports to. Do you go with would posting go with metal though she do you have lots of options. Probably the largest challenge of building a fence is putting in the post. In putting them make sure there on the property law and make sure there straight and putting country around them and then after that. Putting on the horrors on stringers and then defense forces is not that difficult and you but you know experience shows beyond the fence. Would be to Kate Steve go with a single gave a double gate the shape and the size of the gate. In the game hardware does it. Listen they're there. If you're looking for all the nuances it takes to do offense probably a good resource to good to be when you 21 on the dual offense. And there are some really good tips you can pick up some watching those videos and you too. Okay. Very get mow what that show. I come by next Saturday from from ten to twelve will be doing the show live from the us the city Benz superdome you've come asking directly face to face. Terry. Great talk wherever great joy you Ricans have beautiful weather doing outside to have some fun. Tom if I didn't get to ensure your questions because I know we we didn't give chance slotting into text as wireless phone calls today. I'm gonna ask you to send this to me on our FaceBook site it's Paul's house. FaceBook page and you can ask those questions and know how to. Have you post tomorrow if some for you. The if you are not priority. If you haven't heard like the page a folder page in the in the past. The best way to navigate to Paul's house FaceBook page. Is actually go to polls house as website. It's WWW. Paul's house dot com. Watcher at the homepage the top right hand side you can click on the FaceBook. Icon in it would navigate you directly to FaceBook site and connects those questions. I would encourage you do that there's a lot of good information that's on that site if you wanna screw through our our previous postings. And NC maybe your questions already been answered if not casket and I'll be happy to entry throughout the week. Then there's been a very fast two hours. As always. It goes for quickly and I there's one of the highlights of my we can I appreciate you being with me and listening to the show will again will be joined again next Saturday at 10 o'clock. Who lives from the Mercedes-Benz superdome. From the two Owens Holman Gordon showed that's been presented in spots by Clearwater. Patio and spas so combine in say hello and tourists who weekend and god bless.

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