House Fluent

House Fluent

The House Fluent Inspections podcast is dedicated to helping you enjoy stress free home buying, home selling and home ownership. We arm you with information about your home in a fun and entertaining way. TX Lic#22824

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September 26, 2022 10 min
The House Fluent Podcast is back. We are going to kick off the infamous return with a short interview for Realtor Safety Month. Bill Mueller is a veteran of the martial arts and self defense community with over 45 years of experience training and teaching others. He is also a licensed Real Estate Agent in the DFW area and has decided to combine his talents to help others.

With surprising statistics on the rise when it comes to ho...
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Well summer is almost here and the Texas heat is beginning to rear it's ugly head. Time to go check that sprinkler system for issues so your lawn will be green and healthy all summer long.

In this episode the guys break down your lawn sprinkler system and talk about the different parts and components as well as what to look for when your turning on the sprinkler system for the first time this summer.
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Should I fix that thing on my home inspection? This is probably the single most common question we get asked and Kelly and I finally tackle this topic on our latest podcast.

If you have ever had a home inspection, the results can sometimes be overwhelming. How do you sort through all the information to get down to what really matters.

Enjoy this weeks episode and remember to subscribe on your favorite podcast platform.
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Today we interview in-studio guest Ben Maddox from the Sweetster Team at Keller Williams. Ben discusses the benefits of working with a dedicated buyers agent especially in a market like the one we are experiencing today when often buyers are having to waive inspections or appraisals and bringing more cash to the table just to be competitive.

We also discuss the the importance of good communication between you, your agent and all ...
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April 22, 2021 20 min
Ever wonder if there is an alligator in your sewer? Sewer camera inspections reveal that and so much more. The main sewer line between your home and street is generally the responsibility of you as a home owner. It is one of the most neglected things in a home. It's buried, under constant bombardment from nature and impossible to see inside of without special equipment. Your main sewer line is also one of the most expensiv...
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Spring is in full swing in North Texas and it might be a good time to revisit your home inspection report to ensure your home is prepared for the season ahead and repair any damage from the most severe winter storm we have endured in years.

Although springtime may bring about thoughts of gentle rain, fresh flowers, green grass, and an overall sense of renewal, spring can sometimes look a little different around here. This time of y...
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Ever wonder what to really expect when you get a home inspection? There are lots of misconceptions out there about home inspections and on this episode, the guys try to dispel some of the myths getting down to the reality of what you can expect. As always, they answer a few client questions. If your looking to have a home inspection, this podcast will set you up for success.
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Have you veer considered getting a home inspection before you sell your home? There are several advantages to doing this including reducing the stress that comes with selling, repairing and closing! Listen as the guys discuss the benefits of getting a home inspection done before you list your home on the market!
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With Bill on hiatus, Kelly and Brian discuss water filtration systems amid the Coronavirus A.K.A Covid-19 outbreak.

They talk about the differences in whole home water filters as well as point of use water filters and the pros and cons of each. They also discuss the installation process and what you might want to consider when going down the road of installing a water filter in your home.
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Welcome to the age of the Coronavirus!

They guys talk about things you can do while self quarantining to maintain your home on the cheap.

Your home is your castle and keeping it in good condition especially in the age of quarantine is really important. It seems like the world has shutdown and everyone is sheltering in place, but it doesn't have to be boring.

Listen as the guys discuss what they are doing, to pass the time in pr...
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Should you get a home inspection done before you sell your house?

Listen to the guys perspective on the topic of pre-listing inspections. They cover how a having an inspection prior to selling your home actually helps reduce the top 4 most stressful things that happen when you are selling a home.

They also introduce a DIY segment on the show today and provide some handy tips for garage organization.

As always they answer client que...
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It's all about the Garage. The guys talk today about the humble garage. Today's show cover everything from how to maintain a garage door to how smart garage door opener's work. They also discuss the importance of maintaining the fire safety barrier in between your garage and your home as well as some of the common failings of it.

As always, they answer client questions on the show.
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The guys bring in a very special guest. A client, Austin Pearson, talks about his experience with buying a newly built home without an inspection.

Listen to Austin talk about one calamity after the next as he tells his story. After being in the house only a month, a pin prick leak in his wall began to show signs of damage in his home. After the builder opens the wall, it turns into one disaster after another.

The guys show up i...
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The guys have on special guest Travis Simons from Freedom Windows, https://txfreedomwindows.com/. Travis give tips for maintaining your windows as well as how energy efficient low-e windows work.

Travis also talks about the Halo for Freedom Warrior Foundation. The Foundation’s focus is to lift their spirits while reminding them that their sacrifices will never be forgotten. This is a great charity! https://haloforfreedom.org/

On...
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The guys take fire safety to a whole different level as Bill reveals how he started an electrical fire in his garage with a metal rod. Apparently he lived to talk about it...
They also pay tribute to Doc Thompson, who unknowingly inspired the show with an attempt at a Friday leftover. Doc was a great talent who passed on and will be missed.

On the smart home update, the guys cover how seemingly unrelated smart devices can work ...
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Buddy Knight of Knight's Quest joins the guys to talk about how to make your smart home a tech safe home.

They discuss the latest devices and talk about the dangers and benefits of smart home technology as well as mobile phones.

If you are even thinking about making your home a smart home, you don't want to miss this show!

You can find more information about Buddy at http://KnightsQuest.org.
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The guys talk extreme remodeling this morning. This is a new trend in the Dallas area. People are buying older homes with the intent to take them down to the studs and build them back up again.

Brian and Bill talk about their experiences looking at these homes. Some have spent as much as $500,000 or more in the process.
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The guys delve into energy efficiency and the new trend in building... Net Zero!

Net zero building for residential homes is growing and California alone has a goal of achieving 100,000 Net Zero homes in 2020 and each year thereafter.

The guys talk about the new trends in energy efficiency including solar reflective shingles for your home, trends in home insulation, and modern home design with energy modeling.

Smart windows and windo...
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In this episode, the guys discuss stress free home selling with Katie Saldivar of Keller Williams Realty. They cover the most stressful aspects of selling your home and discuss ways to reduce or eliminate those fears.

Katie also discusses the many options you have today for selling including using an iBuyer, for sale by owner and using a qualified agent. They go into the topic of pre-listing inspections and how they can help eli...
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Brian and Bill are out this week and Kelly put together a great best of show from 2019. Enjoy some of the absolute best outtakes, and clips including some of our smart home updates.
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