Homefront Radio Show for May 15, 2010

By: Danny Lipford
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Here are some of the highlights from the May 15, 2010, Homefront with Danny Lipford radio show.

Guests on This Week’s Show

Frank Owens, VP Marketing for Quikrete, talked about the company’s very unique WalkMaker® system.

Wes Davis, with the Air Conditioning Contractors of America, had some timely tips on making sure you’re AC system is ready for hot weather.

We focused on Week #3 of Building Safety Month with Bruce Johnson of the International Code Council discussing fire awareness and safety.

Weekly Topic

This week, Danny shared some advice on how to prep your lawnmower for a good season of care-free cutting.

In case you missed Allen’s special recipe for lawn fertilizer, here it is:

  • 1 cup Listerine
  • 1 cup Epsom salt
  • Quikrete Guide to Concrete

  • 1 cup dishwashing liquid
  • 1 cup of ammonia

Mix ingredients in a 1-quart jar and top off the remainder of the jar with beer. Use a garden hose with a spray feeder attachment to deliver the fertilizer to your lawn right now and repeat the process at the end of June.

Great Giveaway of the Week

The Guide to Concrete book from Quikrete, which includes step-by-step instructions and photos to guide you through dozens of concrete and masonry projects from pouring a walk or patio to laying blocks and bricks.

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

  • Gutters and leaf guards.
  • Replacing solid chrome sink drain traps with detachable PVC.
  • How to repair uneven pavers.
  • Cleaning vinyl siding.
  • Replacing stolen copper water lines.
  • How to attach support columns to cement.
  • Ideas for modernizing a kitchen.


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