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Home Matters

Home Matters is a home improvement and lifestyle show that covers everything having to do with your home: treating your deck, winterizing your home, keeping your electric bill down, and how to pair your food and wine.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Jim Dandy Plumbing

The plumbing in your home is something we all take for granted until a clog happens. Now what? Be careful who you choose. Pete talks with Dave of Jim Dandy Plumbing on the inside secrets of how to pick a plumber. Dave also shares his top tips on simple preventative maintenance tips you can do yourself to prevent a costly plumbing emergency. Pete shares his secret why you should never use Drain-O on your pipes again. Listen in and learn.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Renter's Warehouse

You may not know it but the rental market is white hot these days. Why? Pete and Rob talk with Seth of Renter's Warehouse to discover the secrets behind what's driving that market and how lucrative investing in real estate can be for you! Or you may be looking for that perfect home to rent in the neighborhood of your choice.

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Ogo Construction

If you love your neighborhood and the school your children attend but need more room in your home, we've got the solution for you. It's time to add space from that old basement or crawlspace. Pete talks with Ottar of Ogo Construction about the entire process and how it can save you thousands over moving and buying or building a new home.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

WestCoast Armory North

It's shocking but over 10,000 children are killed or injured by guns each year in the U.S. Whether you agree or disagree with gun ownership DO NOT WAIT to talk with your kids or grand kids about guns. You may not have a gun, someone in your neighborhood might. Pete and Rob talk with John and Stephanie of West Coast Armory North all about gun safety education and how to talk with your kids. They're experts in the field and you'll find out how you and your family can attend one of their free classes.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Elite Exteriors

It's time for us to venture outside again after a long, wet Winter. Now's the time to check your siding, windows, decking, and roofing for any signs you might need some maintenance – especially if you have cement board siding on your home. Pete talks with John of Elite Exteriors about the dirty little secrets of cement board siding and what you can do to save you thousands in maintenance and replacement costs. John also shares his top tips for safety checking your deck for Summertime fun!

Saturday, July 16, 2016


Want to know what's hip, fresh, and new in the world of old furniture craftsmanship. Mitch is back in his humorous style from North Carolina – the country's largest furniture show. Pete talks with Mitch about the latest trends and inside secrets on quality furniture – some of which is still built in the U.S. He covers the vendors he carries and why these are some of your best choices for a piece that lasts. If you're a little uneasy about building furniture from a box made of particle board, Leathers is for you. You'll learn and laugh from Mitch's humorous style of education.

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Seal Team One

Let's face it, where's there water in Washington there's bacteria, mold, mildew, and moss. HomeMatters shares the newest technology in how to forever rid your bath, kitchen, sidewalks, driveway, and garage floor of this on-going problem. It's a new inexpensive nanotechnology sealant that actually becomes part of the surface when applied. You're one and done when applying this sealant. Pete talks with Denny of Seal Team One about this new proven technology. You heard it first on HomeMatters.

Saturday, July 02, 2016


Propane is not just for farmers and country folk. Many residents in the Seattle-Tacoma area are using propane for outdoor cooking, fireplaces, and heating. You'd be surprised how easy and inexpensive it is to add propane to your home. Pete and Rob talk with Ole of PacWest Propane about how to add propane to your home. But be careful who you choose. You may end up pay twice what you should per gallon and that'd be a several hundred dollar mistake!

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Genesee Energy

Discover the dirty little secrets of Natural Gas and why you might want to consider keeping heating oil as your choice for heating. Pete talks with Steve and Andrea of Genessee Energy all about the inside secrets of Natural Gas, Heating Oil, and BioFuel so you're best prepared to make the most efficient and environmentally friendly choice for your home.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Bedrooms and More

Do you have family and friends over but don't have the guest bedroom you wished for them to stay? Well we've got the solution. Pete talks with Blake of Bedrooms & More all about sofa sleepers, cabinet beds, and futons as the solution to your sleeping matters. Blake share his insights and expertise on their new line of sofa sleepers that are guaranteed a good night's sleep. Turn any room into a guest bedroom by listening to this show on HomeMatters.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Seattle Tiny Homes

Sharon Read

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Crescent Lighting

You may not realize but 11% of your electricity bill is from lighting. With that in mind, you need to know how to save on energy costs and create lighting situations for any room. Pete talks with Gayle all about lighting strategies and the next generation LED lighting technologies to create costs savings and beauty.

Saturday, May 28, 2016


What was once a man's world in wood is no longer the case. Pete talks with Jan and Collette about Women in Woodworking along with our honorary woman in woodworking Jeff of Woodcraft in Seattle. Jan's a hobbyist and Collette a professional designer. Each shares their inside experiences about how any women can get involved in woodworking. Jeff talks all about the classes that Woodcraft offers to help you get started. If you want a way to relieve your stress, woodworking is the way to go. Laugh and learn with Pete and Jeff.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Security Education

West Coast Armory North stops by the studio to talk about personal and firearm security in your home.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Pure Clean

If you've got a nice Oriental rug as a centerpiece in your home, you'll want to listen in as Pete talks with Ben Surdi of Pure Clean. Ben reveals his secrets for proper cleaning and maintenance of your investment. He also shares a new technology for sandless floor finishing if you've got hardwood floors. The best part is it's non-toxic and you don't have to leave your home for 3 days like you do with a Swedish Finish. Rugs and hardwood floor finishing in this HomeMatters shows.

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Renter's Warehouse

There's a new and proven concept in Property Management. It's called Renters Warehouse. No matter whether you're an investor or a renter, Pete is going to have Seth reveal the secrets behind what you should expect and get from a reputable Property Management company. Seth will also help you understand what to put in your Tenant Contract to protect you and the Tenant. If you've got property, are buying property or want to rent a place with the way the market is today, you need to listen to HomeMatters.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Responsible Contractors

Pete talks with Nikeyla Shaw about the inside secrets to finding a good contractor online without having to pay a fee or give away your private information. Nikayla shares why you shouldn't always trust online reviews like Yelp, Google, or the BBB. And for good reason. If you think you ever might need to use a contractor for a home remodel or todo list, you need to listen to this HomeMatters show.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

State Roofing

Listen in as Pete talks with Hydroplane Hall of Famer Chip Hanauer about his experience in getting a new roof put on his 3rd generation home in Seattle. Chip explaines his entire process and will help you learn about what to look for in a roofing contractor as well as what to watch out for. We laugh. We learn. All about roofing.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Wet and Forget

Pete talks with Adam Smith from Wet and Forget about a more eco-friendly way to clean your home from moss, mildew, and algae.

Sunday, April 10, 2016