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The Fine Homebuilding Podcast

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Rank #25 in Technology category

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Home & Garden
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The Fine Homebuilding Podcast embodies Fine Homebuilding magazine's commitment to the preservation of craftsmanship and the advancement of home performance in residential construction. Hosted by the magazine's editors, The FHB Podcast is an informal but vigorous show about the techniques and principles that allow listeners to master their design and building challenges.

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The Fine Homebuilding Podcast embodies Fine Homebuilding magazine's commitment to the preservation of craftsmanship and the advancement of home performance in residential construction. Hosted by the magazine's editors, The FHB Podcast is an informal but vigorous show about the techniques and principles that allow listeners to master their design and building challenges.

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481 Ratings
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By Mr. Matt P - Dec 30 2019
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I've really been enjoying this podcast for the last 6 months since I started listening regularly. They are extremely knowledgable and find myself stopping what I am doing as I listen to follow what's been explained. The interplay between hosts makes it a joy to stream!

Since episode 1 and still happy to listen every week

By ABav8tor - Dec 20 2019
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I am always impressed by this podcast. They do a great job selecting interesting topics and have thoughtful, realistic advise. I greatly appreciate the real experience they share. Thank you for your efforts. I’m certain it is not easy to script an hour show every week and have a real other job!

iTunes Ratings

481 Ratings
Average Ratings
439
22
10
3
7

Smart Entertainment

By Mr. Matt P - Dec 30 2019
Read more
I've really been enjoying this podcast for the last 6 months since I started listening regularly. They are extremely knowledgable and find myself stopping what I am doing as I listen to follow what's been explained. The interplay between hosts makes it a joy to stream!

Since episode 1 and still happy to listen every week

By ABav8tor - Dec 20 2019
Read more
I am always impressed by this podcast. They do a great job selecting interesting topics and have thoughtful, realistic advise. I greatly appreciate the real experience they share. Thank you for your efforts. I’m certain it is not easy to script an hour show every week and have a real other job!
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The Fine Homebuilding Podcast

Latest release on Jan 17, 2020

All 218 episodes from oldest to newest

#217: Architecturally Correct Trim, Keeping a Cabin Warm, and Fixes for Butchered Floor Joists

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The crew gets feedback on door bevels and heat pump water heaters before taking questions on matching moldings to a house style, converting a seasonal cabin to year round use, and what to do about Sawzall-wielding plumbers.

Jan 17 2020

57mins

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#216: Can Lights, California Shops, and Inaccessible Foundations

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The crew hears from listeners about heating humid air and can light replacement before taking listener questions on how to seal can lights, the best way to build a workshop, and what to do about small inaccessible foundations.

Jan 10 2020

1hr 6mins

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#215: An Odd Assortment of Building-Envelope Scenarios

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The FHB editors offer advice to listeners with uninsulated solid-masonry walls, unusual flashing-material substitutions, uncommon cladding comparisons, and confusing insulation mandates.

Jan 03 2020

1hr

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#214: Heat-Pump Water Heaters, PVC Trim Plus Cedar Siding, and Historic Architectural Details

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The FHB crew takes questions on choosing water heaters, mixing and matching exterior building materials, getting historic renovations right, and more.

Dec 27 2019

1hr 2mins

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#213: Fixing a Basement Slab, Making a Stucco Wall Watertight, and What to Do About Insulbrick

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The crew hears from Ben Bogie about his experience using foam glass. Several listeners weigh in on the ethics and sensibility of a 9000-sq. ft. deep-energy retrofit. Jeff talks about who inspects structural steel in Seattle. Jeff wants to know what he should do about his cobbled-together basement slab. Michael asks how to fix a stucco-clad wall built partially below grade. Andy from Indy wants to know the best way to insulate a concrete floor that was once part of a porch. And anonymous wants to know what to do about the Insulbrick on an old home he’s rehabbing.

Dec 20 2019

1hr 9mins

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#212: Walls with Reclaimed Foam, Fixing a Loud Furnace and Warped Doors

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The crew hears from listeners about tooling urethane sealants, installing an HRV and the British series Grand Designs before taking questions about the best wall assembly for reclaimed foam, what to do about a deafening furnace, and the best way to insulate a garage under a garage.

Dec 13 2019

51mins

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#211: Attic Insulation, EV Work Truck Conversions and a Wonky Can Light

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Matt, Kiley and Patrick hear from listeners about thermal bridging, dryer ducts and determining the age of recent remodels before taking listener questions on improving attic insulation, hybrid work trucks and what’s up with this can light?

Dec 06 2019

53mins

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#210: Sealing Can Lights, Protecting Foundation Foam, and Fixing Bouncy Floors

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The crew tackles questions about rigid insulation for foundations and strengthening an over-spanned kitchen floor, plus Patrick shares his idea of the perfect deck, which is also a boat.

Nov 29 2019

59mins

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#209: Exterior Caulk, Tub Drains, and Adding Insulation to Leaky Walls

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The crew hears from Rob about a very cool training lab for weatherization work. Cooper shows off his newly-completed garage air sealing and insulating project. Jeff describes how industrial gas bottles are safety tested and he talks about some very interesting bottles dating from the earliest days of rocketry. Cole gives his secrets for installing dog doors meant for entry doors. Daniel wants to know who makes the best outdoor caulk. Kevin wants to know the best plan for an efficient house in South Carolina. Brandon asks how to take apart his tub drain so he can replace the tub. Finally Byron wants to know how to safely insulate his walls which have fiberboard sheathing on the outside and a foil vapor barrier (FSK) on the inside.

Nov 22 2019

1hr

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#208: Problem-Solving Tools, Cooling a California Workshop and Soggy Straw Bales

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Matt, Rob and Patrick here from listeners about bartering for home projects and using salvaged bowling alleys for tap dancing. The crew then reveals the list of favorite problem-solving tools compiled from Fine Homebuilding’s Facebook page. Robert asks how to keep his wood shop from baking in the warm California sun. Spence wants to know if he should replace his water heater when he replaces his furnace. Dave wonders about the reparability of modern housing while he rebuilds a badly detailed straw bale house in Vermont. Finally, Matthew asks about mixing WRB’s on a remodel that includes a new addition.

Nov 15 2019

1hr

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