The Carolina Contractor Show

The Carolina Contractor Show

We cover everything from the roof to the basement. Our listeners interact by submitting questions at www.TheCarolinaContractor.com

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August 25, 2022 27 min

Just like the title says….we cover what to do when you know a land-falling hurricane is imminent.  There are a few simple things you can do to make your life easier, should your home sustain wind damage.  Everything from what you need to document around the house, to filing the claim….we also talk about how to prepare for a power outage and a recommendation on getting a contractor to get things repaired in a timely manner.  Everyth...

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The follow up to last week’s hurricane prep…this week we talk about what to do if a hurricane ACTUALLY hits and you have wind damage!  It could be a long process if you don’t know the proper steps to take immediately after the storm passes.  We cover how to file the claim and also outline how the claims process works with the adjuster.  Whether you have damage to your roof, downed trees or interior water damage…we give you the step...

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In this episode, we kick off a 2 part series where we outline a ton of upgrades for your home.  We break these down into categories….and this week we cover Comfort, Convenience and Efficiency!  We go through the entire house talking about things you can see and the stuff behind the walls that you can’t see!  Very informative stuff!

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We followed up last weeks episode with more upgrades for your home.  Similar to last week, we broke these down into categories….this week we’ll run through Safety, Handicap Accessibility and Return On Investment.  If you have infants, toddlers or just plan to age in place…this is the episode for you.   We also have some good info on where you can get your money back and where you can’t, when spending money on home renovations.  You...

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July 30, 2022 26 min

We took this week to catch up on what makes this show go!  Our loyal listeners have been sending questions in about their homes for over 3 years now!   We appreciate each and every person who takes the time to interact....pleased to say that we have folks tuning in all over the country!  Keep'em coming guys and thanks again!

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July 24, 2022 26 min

In this episode, we highlight the current events surrounding the housing market and how we anticipate this thing to shake out!  There hasn't been a more unique time in our life where home building and buying has boomed like recent....We also discuss things like the executive orders recently passed to incentivize domestic production of solar, the world's first carbon free concrete made from algae and a few things you can do ...

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June 26, 2022 30 min

We all have  house projects in mind, but the truth is, those can’t happen until the financing is in place.  If out of pocket isn’t an option, check out this weeks show where we talk about just how affordable it is to be proactive on getting those renovations done!  The financing process is easy and the approval process is simple….we talk about programs to fit every budget.  Check it out!

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Last week, we talked about the pros and cons of an all electric house and how 1 in 4 houses are already built this way!  This week we talk about all the components that make an electric house work!  We also discuss things you can do during the build to prepare for what’s coming.  This topic has generated quite the buzz…check it out!

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There has never been more incentive to electrify your house!  With major innovations in insulation, heat pumps, appliances, solar and so much more, the way has been paved for the "All Electric" house to be the best option all the way around.  We break down comparisons with pros and cons between electric and the gas alternatives that are out there.  Tune in to find out how all the positives stack up in favor of electrifying ...

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May 27, 2022 28 min

We catch up on all of our listener questions....thanks for sending those in!  We talk about everything from proper food storage to preferred basement wall types to getting rid of unwanted critters!  Also, we cover vented vs. vent free gas logs, the payback on spray foam and whether you should buy blue prints online or contact a local architect.

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May 23, 2022 27 min
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It’s that time of year again!  Wind, rain, tornadoes….you name it, we’ve had it!  In this episode we talk about your first line of defense against the above mentioned storms….your roof!  We cover everything from the advances in shingle technology to choosing a contractor and of course the differences in available warranties.  Very informative if you are in the market to have your roof replaced….enjoy!

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April 21, 2022 26 min

In this episode, we had Jay Lowe on to talk about the ins/outs and innovations in the world of a surveyor!  There's a lot to know to be successful in surveying, but if you like technology and the outdoors, this could be an interesting trade for you!  We talk about how far the trade has come in 30 years....from a tripod to a robot, from a robot to a drone, etc.  Good listen...check it out!

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April 13, 2022 28 min

We take a deep dive into which trades need qualified people more than ever!  The work is there, but the number of qualified candidates isn't!  We wrap up our 3 part series for folks interested in getting into construction.  We also give updates on interest rates, lumber prices, market predictions and more!

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March 29, 2022 27 min

In this episode we highlight just about every construction job you can think of!  We break them down from best paying to highest demand to level of education required....definitely one of the most, in-depth, analysis we've given in a while.  Give it a listen, especially if you're interested in getting into construction!

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March 11, 2022 27 min

In this week's episode, we talk about the wide array of jobs in the construction industry.  We breakdown which careers require a university degree, a trade school, an apprenticeship or just plain ol' work experience!  If you've ever thought about getting into construction...this show is a good start!

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Very special episode this week.  We brought in Krystal and Dedric Polite, stars of A&E's new show, 50/50 Flip.  They explained their business model, how they got started and more importantly, where they plan to go with this.  Tune in to hear what a motivated, hard working, power couple sounds like!  To connect with Krystal and Dedric, visit their website BePoliteProperties.com.  You can also keep up with them on their insta...

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In this episode, we had Max Hoover in studio to talk about all things to do with a stand-alone generator.  Max is the GM of Generator Supercenter and really gave some quality content on what everybody wants to know.  If you ever thought about have a generator installed or just had questions...you definitely want to check this out!  Good show!

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In this episode we cover tips for new homeowners...some things are obvious, but there's a lot you just don't think about!  We give you the step by step rundown on what you have to do up front and what you can do once you're settled in!

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February 11, 2022 28 min

If you did renovations to your home last year or plan on it this year, check out our rundown on what qualifies as a tax credit or deduction.  We talk about the timeline, percentages and payback of each project that can save you thousands.  Our loophole for writing off that home office should be especially helpful.  

Our questions segment covers some good stuff, such as: Does Flex Seal really work as a permanent fix...what to do if y...

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