Weekend Warriors ~ Parr Lumber

Weekend Warriors Audiocasts Archive

Saturday, September 17th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are preparing you for the fall. They talk about inspecting your concrete structures, checking your trees, attending to peeling paint, and inspecting your roof. During the second hour, Tony and Corey cover why you should avoid pressure washing your roof, checking your gutters, furnace checkup, chimney inspection and sweep, weather stripping your garage and insulation, changing direction of your ceiling fans, and aerating your lawn. Also Greg Papworth has a recipe for beef tenderloin roast. Listen »

Saturday, September 10th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking to Zoya Kumar, executive director of Portland Community Tool Bank. They cover the history of the organization, groups that benefit from the bank, the changing inventory and volunteer needs, the Tools on Wheels program, handling fees, and donation sources. During the second hour, Tony and Corey continue their talk with Zoya Kumar from Portland Community Tool Bank. They talk about who can help the tool bank, a silent auction called Hammers and Ales, the environmental benefit to the organization, a tool library vs a tool bank, the future of the bank, and all the tools they have for different jobs. Listen »

Saturday, August 27th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are at the Wapato Showdown car show in Gaston! In the first hour they talk to school superintendent Susie Rasmussen about the bond program for the new CTE building, also Gaston resident Margaret Bell talks about the scholarship fund, and Don Allen, chairman of the car show, talks about the engine blow up event and the various car models on display. In the second hour, Tony and Corey talk to Dan Allen about the Knights of Pythius, they visit with Grant who won the best in show in 2015, Chris Anderson of the Knights of Pythius talks about how to get involved with the group, and mayor Tony Hall talks about volunteer work and new plans for Gaston. Listen »

Saturday, August 20th 2016

Tony's been very busy this week. He got his kids into college. Corey's very nearly done with his kitchen. Tony is tearing apart the studio. The boys share some Life Hacks. Tony needs to help convert a shed into a living space and Corey thinks he isn't giving the whole thing enough thought. The guys have more Life Hacks. Things like where to hide a spare key, or how to keep from hammering your fingers. Good paint cheats to help your painting project. Listen »

Saturday, August 13th 2016

Tony and Cory aren't perfect, and they want you to know that. Its summer, and the guys have some great ideas for keeping cool. Tony is nuts for the Olympics. Tony knows how the Egyptians kept cool before air conditioning. The guys have a few more ways to keep your house cool. Keeping your attic vents clear can help keep the whole house cool. Listen »

Saturday, July 30th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking outdoor games for entertaining. In the first hour they give you the scoop on cornhole and the ACO. They cover how to make your own cornhole game, the cost of plywood, making the bags, and rules of the game with Corey's "custom" rules, also ladder golf and how to construct it and scoring. During the second hour, Tony and Corey cover a wide variety of games like Pickleball, badminton, and Giant Jenga. They help you with making the pieces for Jenga by talking about dry lumber. Also there's washer toss and Human Fooseball. Plus, Greg Papworth offers a recipe for Greek steak pitas. Listen »

Saturday, July 23rd 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking about mistakes with DIY projects and the obstacles you run into. Tony talks about his ongoing mole problem, Corey updates his kitchen remodel, then they cover time management, manpower needs, weather issues, expectations, and biting off more than you can chew with your projects. During the second hour, Tony and Corey share more mistakes with DIY projects. They talk about prioritizing and making decisions, cost effectiveness, safety oversights, lack of knowledge, and researching your project needs. Listen »

Saturday, July 16th 2016

Tony and Corey are talking home trends this week. In the first hour they talk about Tony's landscaping project, a wallpaper comeback, design trends in the kitchen, home automation, large pendants, barnwood doors, and Carrera marble and colored sinks. During the second hour, Tony and Corey cover bathroom trends like clawfoot tubs, water conservation shower heads and steam showers, statement mirrors, large tiles, his and hers sinks with double vanities, and 3-D tiles. Plus outside trends like outdoor living spaces, nature-scaping, and high-tech lighting. Also Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for pork tenderloins. Listen »

Saturday, July 9th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking about lawn and grass maintenance. In the first hour Tony talks about finally maintaining his yard, Corey gives an update on his kitchen restoration, they also talk character of craftsmanship and contractor experience, the truth about DIY TV shows, RTF sod, and using high-nutrient soil and testing soil. During the second hour with Tony and Corey, they cover electrical fires and the causes, arc fall protection, space heater danger, food safety with Greg Papworth, communicating a safety plan with your kids, escape plans, and testing smoke alarms. Listen »

Saturday, June 25th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are getting ready for the 4th of July with fireworks talk and fire safety. Corey starts the show with an update on his kitchen restoration, the guys then talk about SNOT-TAPE, Tony's cooking confession and the Sabbath oven setting, the #1 cause of home fires, tips for avoiding kitchen fires, and putting out grease fires. In the second hour, Tony and Corey cover electrical fires and the causes, arc fall protection, space heater danger, food safety with Greg Papworth, communicating a safety plan with your kids, escape plans, and testing smoke alarms. Listen »

Saturday, June 18th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking about decking and fencing and what to consider with the structure of your deck. They cover reasons why decks fail, refurbishing, permit requirements, footing, post connections, and using pressure-treated lumber. In the second hour, Tony and Corey give advice to field engineer Dylan on maintaining his deck, then they talk about End Cut Solution, using Viacord deck protector, instances when you can't attach a deck, what a ledger is, proper joist spacing, and fascias. Also Greg Papworth has a recipe for BBQ pork and beans! Listen »

Saturday, June 11th 2016

The boys are pre-celebrating Father's day at the Father's Day grill Demo and Sale at Parr Lumber. The guys have compiled a list of great gift ideas for your weekend warrior father. Tony and Corey also cover fine barbeque cooking with Mr. Barbeque. During the second hour, there is more with Mr. Barbeque at the Father's Day grill Demo and Sale at Parr Lumber. Also more great gift ideas for the Weekend Warrior in your life. Listen »

Saturday, June 4th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are helping you get ready for summer. They talk about cleaning off your deck with pressure washers, sealing your driveway, taking care of the weeds in your lawn, and Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for the 50/50 burger. In the second hour Tony and Corey talk to healthy home expert Caroline Blazovsky about home and safety tips for summer. They cover dustmites, getting a HEPA vacuum, managing home relative humidity, testing for mold and the Examine Air kit, RADON dangers, and priorities for building a healthy new home. Listen »

Saturday, May 14th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are at the Parr Deck, Fence, and Outdoor Living Center in Vancouver. In the first hour, they talk to Blake Shimpaw from Super Deck about deck stain, Roger Russell from Mequita about cordless outdoor power equipment and brushless technology, and Steve Austerman from Dasso about bamboo. During the second hour Tony and Corey start with talking about Dasso XTR, then they chat with Peter Slade from Timber Tech and Azak about the appearance of their products, dry space waterproofing, new aluminum railing Impressions rail, Azak Vintage, the battering ram test, and Timber Tech lighting. Also, they talk to James from Simpson Strong Ties about preparing your home for a natural disaster and DTT-1. Listen »

Saturday, May 7th 2016

This week Tony and Corey want you to get outdoors! They spend most of the show talking about fences. In the first part of the hour Corey gives an update on his kitchen restoration and Tony shares a story about a homeowner dealing with snakes. Then they cover reasons for having a fence and the basics of a fence including the types of fence posts. During the second hour, Tony and Corey have more advice on how to setup your fence. Corey talks about rapid-set post mix, while they also cover putting up rails and what materials to use. Also the types of fence boards and fasteners you can use like Guard Dog. Plus, Greg Papworth has an idea for a clam chowder upgrade, and the guys finish the show with adding a topcap to your fence. Listen »

Saturday, April 30th 2016

Tony and Corey are live at the Raleigh Hills Parr Lumber for the Deck Expo. The guys are talking decks and barbecue sauce with Pete from Timber Tech. Mike Bagley of Warehouser joins the boys in Raleigh Hills and is also talking decks. During the second hour, Mike Bagley of Warehouser talks about engineered wood for your deck. Kyle Tereen is talking Bamboo with Tony and Corey and how fast it grows. Tony is a little wired today. The guys finish with Dustin of International Wood products, who seems reluctant to hang around a very hyper Tony. Listen »

Saturday, April 23rd 2016

This week Tony and Corey talk to Matt White from The Killers about pest control. In the first hour, they cover being selective with what bugs you kill because some have a natural purpose, Tony and Corey's personal encounters with bees and wasps, using pest sprays, the best time to get rid of insects, and how to avoid odors from dead pests. During the second hour, they talk about the mistakes homeowners make with pest control, including chicken coops attracting rats, composting, using RAID for ant infestation. Also, the difference between carpenter ants and termites, and what to know about stink bugs. Plus, Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for marinated chicken with BBQ jam. Listen »

Saturday, April 9th 2016

The guys are talking about planning for the future. Tony's plan is to hire a butler. Tony digs himself a hole with his parents. An update on the Valdez Kitchen rebuild. Terri Kaufman joins the guys to give a few ideas on home improvement with our so called experts. Terri Kaufman helps our heroes spruce up their homes with a few simple, yet amazing ideas. Terri also loves koi ponds. Tony's folks had a koi pond, but there wasn't koi in the pond. Pappy's got a fine pork Rib recipe for you. Listen »

Saturday, April 2nd 2016

This week Tony and Corey talk about Spring cleaning and Corey's restoration of his kitchen that was flooded. In the first hour, they talk about every step Corey has gone through fixing up his kitchen and Tony talks about a house he inspected in Arizona. During the second hour, Tony and Corey finish their update on Corey's flooding problem and they get into Spring cleaning. They offer some things you may not consider when cleaning, like fans, walls, vents, and baseboards. Also, planning for successful cleaning, like grounding the kids, bring music, supplies checklist, food plans, rewards, and garage sales. Plus, Greg Papworth offers some meats to buy for grilling. Listen »

Saturday, March 19th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking about demolition vs deconstruction with home projects. They talk about what to consider before a deconstruction project like asbestos and lead testing and misconceptions about asbestos. They also cover donations, recycling, and up-cycled materials. Plus, making a plan and talking to a contractor, determining the tools you need, and dust barriers. In the second hour, Tony and Corey cover turning off your electricity, safety concerns with tools, getting a wheel barrel and dumpster, using a ShopVac, covering floors, cleaning as you go, and cutting with a box knife. Also Greg Papworth has a recipe for Beef Wellington. Listen »

Saturday, March 12th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are at the Tour of Remodeled Homes in Lake Oswego. In the first hour they talk to Nancy Hills from Contract Furnishings Mart about quartz countertops and LVT flooring. Also, they visit with Tim Leitner from Leitner Construction about how he got involved with the tour. During the second hour Tony and Corey continue their chat with Tim from Leitner Construction about managing customer expectations, the process for putting a home on the tour, and communicating with a customer during construction. Also, they talk to Dave and Stacy, homeowners of a home on the tour, about the construction process, thoughts they've gotten from other homeowners about their home, and advice for other homeowners. Listen »

Saturday, March 5th 2016

Are you loving your house too much? Tony and Corey want to help you improve the curb appeal of your home. Corey was very picky when buying his house. If you want more light in your house, you need to be aware of what kind of bulbs are right for your lamps. While painting your house can be good, don't do it too often. Check your caulking. Corey has a great way to load up your pockets with penny candy. Tony and Corey continue talking about things you might be overdoing in your house. Be aware of what kind of trees you plant and where. Beware of over fertilizing your lawn. Corey has a good grass suggestion for you. Trim your trees to help keep moss off your roof. Listen »

Saturday, February 27th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are at the Portland Home and Garden Show. In the first hour they talk to Peter Slade from Timber Tech decking about Azek products, CPG, and impressions rail. They also chat with Mike Hoosier from Trex about what sets Trex products apart from the competition, recycled products, and Trex elevations. During the second hour Tony and Corey talk to Dennis McWhorter from Exterior Wood about pressure treated lumber, new AWPA rules for above ground treated wood. Also, they visit with Ron Putz from Baselite about barn plank flooring, and outdoor living kits. Tony and Corey also talk to Bill from Sunset Outdoor Living about outdoor kitchens. Listen »

Saturday, February 20th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are helping you with planning your shed. In the first hour they recommend researching the cost, things to consider when planning a shed, benifits of a skylight, electricity sources, what you use to build your shed, and T-111 siding. During the second hour, Tony and Corey cover jurisdiction for building your shed, location, door size, using tresses, and metal roofs. Also, Greg Papworth has a Hawaiian-inspired grilling recipe. Listen »

Saturday, February 13th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are chatting with Doug Laphine from Skylift Hardware about the Roof Riser. In the first hour they cover the solution to attaching a patio cover on a house, cost efficiency of Skylift products, Sun-Tough, and challenges people face when installing a cover. During the second hour Tony and Corey continue their visit with Doug from Skylift Hardware. They talk about the benefits of the Roof Riser, weather adjustments, installation possibilities and MSRP, Greg Papworth has some Valentine's Day fillets and lobster on the grill, and Skylift bracket features. Listen »

Saturday, February 6th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking about high performance homes. In the first hour they talk about why people focus so much on price per square foot, the design of a home and what a net-zero home is, the blower door test, and HERS rating. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk about duct-blaster testing, air quality, HRV units, preconstructions meetings, advance framing, wood vs insulation, and managing moisture. Also, Greg Papworth has a recipe for Pappy Dogs with bacon and Chipotle. Listen »

Saturday, January 30th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are focusing on water conservation. They chat with studio guests John and Dave from The Rainbarrelman Company. In the first hour they talk about the top 5 benefits of rainbarrels, what separates their products from the competition, and rainbarrel maintenance. During the second hour they cover mosquito issues with the rainbarrels, what to have under the spicket of your drain, naked water barrels, drip irrigation, calculating PSI, how safe drinking rain water from rainbarrels is, and the cost of a rainbarrel system. Listen »

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking home design. Builders are actually having problems finding land to build on because the housing market is doing so well. What's hip in home design and what's really just not going to work no matter how much you might like it. The guys delve deeper into what's hot and what's not in Home design. Barely there kitchens and lo-tech living rooms are the wave of the future. Listen »

Saturday, January 9th 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking about cost vs value with DIY projects. In the first hour they cover projects you can do that will give you the best ROI ranging from midrange to upscale. The projects they offer this hour are backup power generators, bathroom additions, master suite additions, adding a deck, and vinyl siding replacement. During the second hour, Tony and Corey cover family room additions, basement remodel, second story additions, roof replacement, siding LP, minor kitchen remodel, entry door replacement, and they share projects they wouldn't take on themselves. Listen »

Saturday, January 2nd 2016

This week Tony and Corey are talking about the biggest mistakes with DIY projects. In the first hour they cover tackling electrical issues, plumbing miscues, budgeting poorly, roofing, disregarding permits, and time management. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk about planning decisions before starting projects, getting the best quality materials, not having the necessary materials, trash removal, bad money saving choices, craftsmanship errors, and safety precautions. Listen »

Saturday, December 5th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking about Christmas decor and safety. They debate real vs artificial trees, tips for minimizing bugs on your tree, tips for making your tree last longer, myths about tree watering, and tree watering systems. During the second hour, Tony and Corey discuss LED vs incandescent lights, favorite Christmas movies, safety tips, and the history of Xmas with fun facts. Also, Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for glazed grilled pork tenderloins. Listen »

Saturday, November 21st 2015

This week Tony and Corey have Jeffrey and Johnathan from Precision Railing in studio to talk about aluminum railing. They cover coast and maintenance, history of aluminum railing, tension cable vs aluminum, installment services, cost comparison to wood railing, and warranties. During the second hour they talk about different grades of stainless steel, continuous top rail, coating, interior railing possibilities, durability, and anodizing aluminum. Also, Greg Papworth offers a Thanksgiving recipe for liquid brine turkey. Listen »

Saturday, November 14th 2015

Every 15 seconds, someone's house is getting robbed so the guys are giving advice on how to protect your home from the criminal element. Lights, dogs, and thinking like a burglar can help you secure your home. Cory loves him some Girl Scout cookies. Be kind to your neighbors and they'll help protect your house. Posting up signs in your yard can be helpful as well. Pappy's back with an amazing recipe. Twenty amazing places to hide your valuables. Listen »

Saturday, November 7th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking about sealants, caulking, and foam, including what products to use and where to get them. They chat with Aaron Evrison from Ohio Sealants, INC about all the products OSI makes, including Quad Max. They discuss all-weather use, why flexibility with a sealing product matters, colored caulking, the importance of painting to seal your home, and damage sunlight does to sealing. In the second hour, Tony and Corey cover properly flashing and sealing around a window, weather resistant barrier (WRB), problems with minimal expanding foams, open and closed-cell foams, causes of bubbling in sealing, Quad window and door installation, and Loctite and Power Grab products. Listen »

Saturday, October 31st 2015

This week Tony and Corey talk about pest elimination and painting. Also, Greg Papworth shares another recipe. Listen »

Saturday, October 24th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are covering winter time and Halloween safety. This hour they discuss tips on shopping for a shed, how to stay warm in the winter with Snuggies, fireplaces, and closed drapes, saving money on heating bills by air sealing your home. In the second hour, Tony and Corey share some tips on what to consider when building a shed, including design, electrical needs, doors, and jurisdiction. Also, Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for pulled pork and the guys share some safety tips for Halloween at the end of the show. Listen »

Saturday, October 17th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking about roofing. They chat with Mark from Columbia Roofing and Sheet Metal about myths on roofing, warranties, how often to inspect your roof, solar panels, composition roofing, and structural upgrades. In the second hour, Tony and Corey continue their discussion with Mark from Columbia Roofing and Sheet Metal, including living roofs, choosing a contractor, lien laws, ventilating a roof, and how to get an energy credit. Listen »

Saturday, October 3rd 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking about flooding. In the first hour they discuss preparing for a flood, emergency warnings, family discussions on emergency plans, and making a disaster kit. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk about reducing damage in a flood, preparing your home, Smart vents, flood insurance, car safety in a flood, and cleanup after a flood. Also Greg Papworth shares a grilling recipe with rotisserie tender loins. Listen »

Saturday, September 19th 2015

Time to get ready for winter with Tony and Corey. The guys have a few things you should look at and think about before the rains. For instance, the wood on your deck is different from the wood in your walls and needs to be treated differently too. In the second hour, more on getting your house ready for winter on the inside. Consider taking care of the biggest air filter in your house, your carpet. Also: spring cleaning in the Fall and get yourself prepared for power outages. Listen »

Saturday, September 12th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are on location at New Tradition Homes in Vancouver. In the first hour they chat with Dave Commorea, architectural designer of NT Homes and Jaray Laird, lead designer. Tony and Corey cover out of date trends, quartz vs granite countertops, preferred finishes, and baby boomer tendencies. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk covered patios and outdoor trends, energy efficiency, HRV, and the most popular design trends. Listen »

Saturday, August 29th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are on location in Vancouver at Safeway to talk about recycling. In the first hour they chat with Mike Hoosier from Trex decking about how they use recycled plastic, Tanya Grey from The City of Vancouver talks about where recyclables go and what plastic bags can't be recycled and introduces the W.R.A.P program. Also, Jill McGuiness, Communications Manager from Safeway talks about the planning of the W.R.A.P program and bin locations. Plus, Sherri Jackson from American Chemistry Council chats about educating people about recycling Beyond Bags. During the second hour, Tony and Corey chat more with Sherri Jackson from American Chemistry Council about recycling stats and future goals of the WRAP program. Also, Alicia Topper from The City of Vancouver Council talks about another recycling program for schools and the Beyond Bags program. Also, Stephanie Hicks, Trex Resource Coordinator, chats about recycled materials Trex uses and the school challenge, plus some tips on what to do with plastic bottle caps. Listen »

Saturday, August 15th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are sharing tips for earthquake preparedness and safety. In the first hour they cover FEMA predictions on a Cascadia quake, the history of quakes and a debate on the northwest being at risk, an earthquake safety checklist, and some highlights of an article from the New Yorker called "The Big One." During the second hour Tony and Corey cover preparing your home, having an earthquake drill with your family, places to avoid when an earthquake hits, post-earthquake tips, and strengthening your home for a natural disaster. Listen »

Saturday, August 1st 2015

This week Tony and Corey are at the Parr Design Center in Aloha! In the first hour they chat with Stephanie Eglof about Omega Cabinets. They cover color and style possibilities, antiquing and distressing, and types of construction. Also they visit with Fabio Testa from Parr Design Center about state of the art drawings of your kitchen design and reliable appliances. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk to Brian Halberson from Thermatrue Doors about the benefits of fiberglass doors, lights and decorative glass, the features of a Doorway app, and the True Defense Warranty. Also, they chat with Glenn Halberson from Milguard Windows about their wide variety of products, aluminum windows, vinyl window colors, and fiberglass. Also Greg Papworth has a recipe for a Haluni salad. Listen »

Saturday, July 25th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking tiny homes! In the first hour they cover ADUs, reasons for building a tiny home, the budget for a tiny home, determining your basic needs for your home, talking to other tiny home owners, and selecting a site. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk to Stephanie Kralevich from FOX 12 about summer weather and "More Good Day Oregon", Greg Papworth has a recipe for stuffed grilled mushroom caps, and they finish the show with how to finance a tiny house and the social pressure of buying a large home. Listen »

Saturday, July 18th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking about outdoor games and tree houses. In the first hour they preview cornhole and ladder golf. Also, they offer some tips on creating a tree house, including cost, assembly, and decking to use. During the second hour, Tony and Corey finish their ideas for tree houses with walls, slide, and roofs. Then they talk about creating a cornhole board, buying plywood, getting bags for cornhole, rules of the game, and court setup.They also cover ladder golf setup and explanation, and buying used golf balls and various colors of rope. Also, Greg Papworth offers a recipe for a seafood bake. Listen »

Saturday, July 11th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking about home automation with their friends from Evolved Homes. In the first hour, they talk about Dolby Atmos surround sound systems, curved TVs, and creating a strong network with Connect Four. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk about automated garage doors, the process of automating with Zigby technology, connecting your home to your phone, and outdoor living. Also, Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for burgers. Listen »

Saturday, June 27th 2015

This week Tony is on vacation and Corey is chatting with David Reese, a Parr landscaping expert on building furniture and landscape design. This the first hour they cover tips on water features, outdoor furniture, outdoor living spaces, climbing plants, most popular woods, and the difference between varnish and polyurethane. In the second hour, Corey and David cover treating pressure-treated wood, favorite projects made with wood, tips for leveling, Adirondack chairs, conserving water, plant exposure, landscaping mistakes, and pruning. Also, Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for pulled pork with cole slaw and shrimp. Listen »

Saturday, June 20th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking to Mark LaLiberte from Construction Instruction about how to have a healthier home. During the first hour they cover making homes energy efficient, quality of older homes, evolution of the building code, benefit of having a tight home, what New Tradition Homes offer, the importance of research when buying a home, and HERS scores. In the second hour, Tony and Corey talk about a checklist when buying a home, is using plywood better for your home?, the benefits of rainscreens, properly sealing your home, and affording a healthier home. Listen »

Saturday, June 13th 2015

The guys are broadcasting live from a very sentimental place. It's time for grilling! Father's day is right around the corner, and Tony and Corey have a few gift ideas for the late gift shopper. More essential tools that make great gifts for dad. The guys try a new mustard. The guys are overwhelmed by flavor from some of the fantastic food being grilled today. Grilling tips from a true master. Listen »

Saturday, June 6th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking about safety while working on projects. During the first hour, they cover safety precautions when starting projects, including power tool safety, safety gloves, a clean organized space, using a respirator, turning off tablesaws when not in use, ladder safety, and a stud detector tool. In the second hour, there is more on safety when working on projects, like scaffolding and fall-arrest. Also, the 7 things to do before a remodeling project. This includes budget consideration and getting the best value, market research, refinishing over replacing, and energy upgrades. Also, Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for cilantro pesto steak! Listen »

Saturday, May 30th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking with Roy Weedman about paintcare.org, a program focused on recycling old paint. This hour they discuss how recycling paint works and the user fee involved. Also, a listener question about pressure washers is addressed, and they touch on metro paint. During the second hour, Tony and Corey give an overview of what paintcare.org is, where collection sites are for collecting paint, an opinion on paint hardener, educating the community on the program, how to become a recycling location, Greg Papworth has a recipe for grilled chicken with a spicy bacon glaze, and the relationship that paintcare.org has with Habitat For Humanity. Listen »

Saturday, May 23rd 2015

This week Tony and Corey are focusing on mold in your home. They chat with home quality expert Caroline Blazovsky from My Healthy Home about why mold is unhealthy, testing a home for mold potential, the most common problems associated with mold, levels of mold, and Radon. In the second hour, Tony and Corey continue their visit with Caroline Blazovsky about mold remediation experts, four tips for a healthier home, and Heat Recovery Ventilators. Also, Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for ribs with pineapple. They wrap up the show with insulation tips. Listen »

Saturday, May 9th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are at Parr Lumber in Vancouver for the Deck Expo, where there are clinics about how to make your deck. In the first hour they cover composite decking, Nick Van Zante from CPG Products discusses guidelines for composite decking, adding blocking, blind fastening vs surface fastening, and Relia-board. Also, James McPherson from Simpson Strong Tide talks about educational training on decks and ledger installation. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk about stainless steel protectors, Deck Protector Plus, Rob Harris from Trex talks about the advantages of steel framing and rain-escapes, Rick from Makita explains Makita brush technology, and some thoughts on wood decking. Listen »

Saturday, May 2nd 2015

This week Tony and Corey are on location at the 2nd annual deck expo in West Linn. They are talking about replacing or repairing your deck today. They visit with Mark Haley from the Habitat For Humanity restore about how to volunteer, what you will find at the restore, and items they accept. During the second hour Tony and Corey talk about a new phone app for your grill, deck framing, and talking to contractors. Also, Greg Papworth stops by to talk about new Pappy Dog products. Listen »

Saturday, April 25th 2015

Tony and Cory are live in The Dalles for the Home and Lifestyle Show. Tony always confused The Dalles with Dallas. Some debate on what constitutes a gazebo. Randy Haines of KACI joins the guys. Advice on shed building. Cameron Sorenson of Green Home Construction is on with Tony and Cory at The Dalles for the Home and Lifestyle Show. Warren from Oregon Lion Sight and Hearing Foundation is on with the guys talking about helping protect your children's sight. More advice for building your shed. Listen »

Saturday, April 18th 2015

Tony and Corey are talking about pest control this week. In studio is Matt White from The Killerz pest control to cover tips on pests prevention, myth busting about home pest control. This hour they discuss how to manage ant problems and they talk about Magic Paint with Rankin Jays. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk about rodents, inspecting the crawlspace, preventing ants from entering your home, bees and wasps and Tony's encounter with wasps, and pest control myths. Listen »

Saturday, April 4th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are talking about mancaves. They start the hour out by offering advice on preparing your home for guests for Easter weekend. Then they dive into locations for your mancave, types of mancaves, and sound proofing. During the second hour, Tony and Corey cover ventilation, internet access for streaming movies, theater seating, neon lights for drinkers, murals, game tables, and food storage. Also, the top "don'ts" for mancaves and ideas for a mom-cave. Listen »

Saturday, March 28th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are offering all the essential tools you need in your garage. During the first hour, they cover work bench, tool box, saw horses, table saws, chop saws, and skill saws. In the second hour, Tony and Corey include a sawzall, multimaster tool, drills, sanders, angle grinder, finish nailer, air compressor, and essential hand tools. Also, Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for ham. Listen »

Saturday, March 21st 2015

This week Tony and Corey dive into lawn maintenance and yard tools. During the first hour, they discuss mowing schedule and frequency, lawn de-thatching, acidity in soil, and moss. In the second hour, Tony and Corey cover two-cycle engines in mowers, effects of ethanol in gasoline, bagging mowers, and seeding. Also, Greg Papworth shares a grilling recipe for Spring. Listen »

Saturday, March 14th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are at the Portland Tour of Remodeled Homes in Wilsonville. In the first hour they chat with Steve Stolze from SLS Homes about working with contractors, the importance of permits, and hardwood floors. During the second hour they cover heated floors and ESR ratings with Steve Stolze. Also a visit with Katy from Eagle Home Mortgage about whether it's a good time to get a home loan, if it's easy to get a loan, and what the different types of loans are. Plus, Greg Papworth has a grilling idea for beef skewers! Listen »

Saturday, March 7th 2015

This week Tony has Chuck and Sheri from Stur-D fence posts brackets in studio to talk about fence post maintenance. In the first hour they cover where the brackets are available, how paint-friendly they are, the value of the brackets, and installation time. During the second hour, Tony talk about other uses for the brackets, bracket management, and reliability of the brackets. Also, Greg Papworth has a recipe for grilling corned beef for St. Patrick's Day! Listen »

Saturday, February 28th 2015

This week Tony has studio guests Stu Smith and Eric from Parr Lumber to help him run down a "honey-do" list of projects around the house. This hour they cover when to get a contractor and the benefits of a contractor. Also, fixing your fence and driveway, and replacing posts on a carport. During the second hour, they go over removing moss from the roof, reinstalling downspouts, and re-sanding above ground pool areas. Also Greg Papworth has a recipe for smoked seafood! Listen »

Saturday, February 21st 2015

This week Tony and Corey are on location at the Spring Home and Garden Show at the Portland Expo Center. During the first hour, they visit with Drew Polvolt of Parr Cabinet Design to talk about what's new in the cabinet industry, and Mike Hoosier from Trex says it's going to be a good decking year. In the second hour at the Spring Home and Garden Show, Tony and Corey discuss lighting, railing, and hardwood on the deck. They also talk with Nick Van Zant of Timber Tech and Chris from Basalite talks balisters and colors, and the guys have some opinions on recycled barnwood paper. Listen »

Saturday, February 7th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are helping you with pest control in your home. They are joined by Matt White from The Killers pest control. In the first hour they talk about bed bugs, ants, pest prevention, advice for homeowners when consulting pest control, flea treatments, and the top 5 pest problems. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk about treating the ant problem, scorpion encounters, mold and mildew, and Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for ribeye steak and lobster. Listen »

Saturday, January 31st 2015

This week Tony and Corey are visiting with real estate expert Le Anne Ishybashi from Hassan Real Estate. They talk about the local housing market and projects to improve the value of your home, and projects to avoid. Listen »

Saturday, January 24th 2015

This week Tony and Corey share tips on spring cleaning and garage sales. Also, Greg Papworth shares his latest grilling recipe. Listen »

Saturday, January 17th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are spotlighting cost vs value with home improvement projects. In the first hour they discuss HGTV influences, pros and cons of steel doors, things to consider with wood doors, garage replacement, siding, and windows. During the second hour, they talk about roofing, bathroom remodel, home office, and attic or basement additions. Also, Greg Papworth shares his latest grilling recipe. Listen »

Saturday, January 10th 2015

This week Tony and Corey are mythbusting. They take you through all the biggest myths of home improvement. In the first hour they cover watering grass, duct cleaning, thermostats, and disposals. During the second hour hour, Tony and Corey cover adding square footage, DIY projects, having the right power tools, and water in the crawlspace. Listen »

Saturday, December 20th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are sharing some projects that will save you money on your home. The first hour includes roof maintenance, trim/siding and resealing, and window replacement. During the second hour Tony and Corey cover deck cleaning and sealing, trimming trees, replacing furnace filter, and insulation. Also Greg Papworth has a breakfast recipe for grilling. Listen »

Saturday, December 13th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are sharing top motivators to start a home improvement project. The first hour includes roofing, windows, and siding. Also, Sophie Baez joins the show to talk about Habitat For Humanity in Bend. During the second hour Tony and Corey discuss the master bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen. Also Greg Papworth has his latest grilling recipe. Listen »

Saturday, December 6th 2014

This week is about the do's and don'ts of home Christmas decorating. In the first hour the Weekend Warriors cover yard gnomes, Santa placement, ladder safety, overkill on lights, and LED lights. The second hour covers creating a plan for decorating with a blueprint, guidelines for tree décor, and extension cord tips. Listen »

Saturday, November 29th 2014

Tony and Corey are giving you tips on overcoming obstacles with your projects. In the first hour they cover creating a timeline, going one project at a time, and your budget. During the second hour, Tony and Corey have more tips on managing obstacles that come with your projects. They discuss indecision, lack of knowledge and tools, peer pressure, contractor failure, and weather. Listen »

Saturday, November 22nd 2014

This week Tony and Corey are on location at New Tradition Homes at Dunning Meadows in Vancouver. In the first hour, Laura and Tracy from Neighbors Helping Neighbors food drive gives some background on the food drive and information on making donations. During the second hour, they chat with New Tradition co-owner Kelly Helms about HERS rating. Also Greg Papworth offers a recipe for Thanksgiving. Listen »

Saturday, November 8th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are offering gift ideas for the holidays. The first hour, their list includes stocking stuffers for under $50 — like tape measures, screwdriver set, hammer, and tool bag. In the second hour, Tony and Corey offer more gifts under $50 — including hand saw, stud finder, framing square, and work gloves. Also more gifts ranging from $50-$100+, and Greg Paworth has a grilling recipe for BBQ shrimp. Listen »

Saturday, November 1st 2014

This week Tony and Corey are sharing tips for moving. In the first hour they cover transferring services to your new address, managing mail, where to get boxes and how to label them, packing overnight bags. During the second hour Tony and Corey talk about cleaning tips, shrink wrap, and organizing your moving truck. Also, Greg Papworth shares a new grilling recipe. Listen »

Saturday, October 18th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are talking about the exterior of your home! Guests include Erica Watson from Exterior Wood and Edie Shaler from International Wood Products. During the second hour Tony and Corey discuss Quad Max products. Plus more tips and helpful advice about the exterior of your home! Also, Greg Papworth shares a recipe on meatball sandwiches. Listen »

Saturday, October 4th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are on location at the Portland Expo Center for the Home & Garden Show! In the first hour they talk to Fabio Testa about Parr cabinets, appliances, and countertops and Debbie McCabe of Molly's Fund. During the second hour Tony and Corey visit with Dave from Marvin Windows and Josh Polvogt from the Parr Design Center to talk about kitchen design. Listen »

Saturday, September 27th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are spending time on home improvement projects for the fall! In the first hour they visit with Elizabeth Souders from JELD-WEN to talk about windows. During the second hour, Tony and Corey cover foundation and concrete raising, mudjacking technology, and small fall projects. Listen »

Saturday, September 20th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are talking about fall home maintenance! The first hour they cover sealing your home and lawn seeding and fertilizing. In the second hour, Tony and Corey cover tree trimming and ground inspection, gutter inspection, roof maintenance, chimney check, and furnaces. Also, Greg Papworth has a recipe for country style ribs. Listen »

Saturday, September 13th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are on location at the Neil Kelly Street Fair. This hour they chat with Martha Kerr of the National Bath & Kitchen Association. In the second hour Tony and Corey talk to Tim Guell from Basco Appliances and Matt Sipes from Neil Kelly. Listen »

Saturday, August 23rd 2014

Corey is hanging out this week at the Wapato Showdown in Gaston. The first hour he runs down all of the car show events and we get the history of Gaston. During the second hour Corey chats with Pat from Gaston Market and Gaston Mayor Rick Lorenz. Also, some tips on exterior home maintenance. Listen »

Saturday, August 16th 2014

This week Corey is on location at the Parr Design Center in Aloha for the grand opening. Corey is joined by Angela Zigorski from Parr Lumber to talk about Aura-Last wood and replacing windows. Also, Elizabeth from JELD-WEN calls in to offer some expertise on windows. Listen »

Saturday, August 9th 2014

Tony and Corey are offering ideas for dealing with bugs and pests in your home! The first hour they discuss screen installation and weather stripping. In the second hour, Tony and Corey get expert advice from Tim from Beaverton Pest Control. Also, Greg Papworth offers a recipe for fish tacos. Listen »

Saturday, July 26th 2014

Tony and Corey are at the Habitat For Humanity Restore in Vancouver for their grand opening! Tony and Corey visit with store manager Steven Donovan and Mike Kinneman from Designers Northwest. In the second hour, Tony and Corey discuss what HFM offers and volunteering. They also share some stories about the Habitat For Humanity restore. Plus, Corey gives tips on pruning your tree, Greg Papworth has a grilling recipe for beef ribs, and Tony and Corey give you a checklist for when you move into a new home. Listen »

Saturday, July 19th 2014

Tony and Corey are sharing some affordable summer projects this week! The first hour they offer lawn mower maintenance, installing a sprinkler system, and landscape lighting. During the second hour, Tony and Corey have more affordable summer projects. Some of the projects include cleaning the A/C furnace, trimming trees and shrubs, gutter cleaning, chimney inspection, cleaning dryer vents, garage door installation. Also, Greg Papworth has an idea for flat iron grilling. Listen »

Saturday, July 12th 2014

Tony and Corey are sharing ideas on cost vs value with various projects for your home this week. Among the topics this hour are bedroom and garage additions. During the second hour, Tony and Corey have more tips on cost vs value of home improvement projects, including siding replacement, entry door replacement, and bath remodel. Also, Dave Shuster has the latest home market report and joins in the discussion on ROI for your home projects. Plus, Greg Papworth checks in with a summer tuna salad recipe. Listen »

Saturday, June 28th 2014

Tony and Corey visit this week with in-studio guests Danny, Kelly, and Stephanie from Clean Energy Works about home performance upgrades. They also chat with Zack Erdmann from Premium Efficiency. Tips are offered on health and safety issues in your home and where you are wasting energy. Also, Greg Papworth shares a new grilling recipe for the 4th of July! Listen »

Saturday, June 21st 2014

This week Tony and Corey have Amy Carpenter from Solterra Systems in the studio to talk about the benefits of solar panels. During the second hour, Tony and Corey get into the affordability of solar panels and more about the benefits of solar power. Listen »

Saturday, June 14th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are sharing the latest outdoor trends. This hour they talk about the top 5 grilling dates, outdoor living kits, and lighting. They are joined in studio by Larry Mock from Cascade Remodel & Construction. More outdoor trends with Tony and Corey during the second hour. They share a survey of the most important outdoor living features, including stereo systems, fire pits, and sinks. Also, a debate on incandescent light bulbs, and a grilling recipe for burgers from Greg Papworth. Listen »

Saturday, June 7th 2014

Tony and Corey are at the Traeger Demo Father's Day event in Vancouver at Parr Lumber. This hour they talk about affordable Traeger grills for Father's Day and the traveling tool kit. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk to Rob from Traeger about the advantages of a Traeger grill, also more Father's Day gift ideas including a Leatherman multi-tool, chalk box, and Yetti coolers. Also, Greg Papworth drops by to introduce his new Pappy Dog product. Listen »

Saturday, May 31st 2014

Tony and Corey are at the Habitat For Humanity in SE Portland for Homebuilder's Blitz 2014! This hour they visit with Sasha Davis, Director of Communications, Steve Messinetti, HFH President, who gives some background on HFH. Tony and Corey share more about Habitat For Humanity during the second hour. They chat with Randy Hansell from Earth Advantage about LEED certification, also Tony Butchart of Neil Kelly about air quality, and Parr Lumber's Nancy Cranston about Parr's involvement with HFH. Listen »

Saturday, May 17th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are discussing true remodeling costs for your home. They are joined by contractor Larry Mock from Cascade Custom Remodel & Construction. Larry offers some tips on cutting costs for remodeling your kitchen and bath. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk to Larry Mock about recommendations for your bathroom. They discuss Jetta tubs and showers vs tubs. Also Greg Papworth has a recipe for butter basted bacon dogs. Plus, Todd Brenton checks in from Oregon City to talk about his latest catch on the river. Listen »

Saturday, May 3rd 2014

This week Tony and Corey visit with Sophie Paez and Chris Gorman with Habitat For Humanity Restore. The first hour they discuss the background of the organization, where they get their inventory, and ways to volunteer and donate. During the second hour, Tony and Corey talk about up-cycling everyday items and working with contractors. Also, Greg Papworth has a recipe for grilling pizza! Listen »

Saturday, April 26th 2014

Tony and Corey are at the Clark County Home and Garden Idea Show. The first hour they chat with Tim Deeter from Deckorators about the latest deck trends of accessorizing your deck and low voltage lighting for balusters. Also, they visit with New Tradition Homes CEO Kelly Helms about homes that come with HRV, HERS score, and ventilating your home. During the second hour, Tony and Corey continue to talk with New Tradition Homes CEO Kelly Helms about tankless water heaters, furnace testing, new kitchen looks, and subdivisions of NT Homes. Listen »

Saturday, April 19th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are talking about automating your home. They visit with Jamie Dull, Mark Amayao, and Kory Roth from Evolved Home. They talk about programming everything from blinds, to bedroom lighting, to home theaters. In the second hour, there is more talk about innovations for automating your home with Tony and Corey and the guys from Evolved Home. Also Greg Papworth offers a grilling recipe for ham. Listen »

Saturday, April 12th 2014

This week Tony and Corey are talking about outdoor living space and design with Casey Desusa from IWP and Larry Mock, a remodeling specialist. In the second hour, Tony and Corey have more tips on maintaining your outdoor living space this hour. They get more expert input from Casey Desusa from IWP and remodel specialist Larry Mock. Listen »

Saturday, April 5th 2014

Tony and Corey are on location at Manor Homes in the Vancouver, Washington area. The first hour they talk to Rondy Seppala, superintendent of Manor Homes. During the second hour Tony and Corey visit with Mark Woolrige, the warranty manager, and marketing director Sam Newell. Listen »