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Approved Home Pro Show: San Diego Pools & Freedom Mortgage

Approved Home Pro Show: San Diego Pools & Freedom Mortgage »

<<< SATURDAY, SEPT. 26, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> Freedom Mortgage explains reverse mortgages and how they work in context of Gregg Cantor's aging father. Plus, explore how a pool can add value to your life and home as San Diego Pools walks us through individual features and options.

Plug Into Leviton: AFCI Outlets (Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters) »

The electrical system of a home is complex and filled with branch circuits that allow us to control lights and plug in appliances. An AFCI Outlet is an important addition to a home’s electrical system because it is designed to recognize many types of potentially dangerous arc-faults and respond by interrupting power to help prevent arc-faults that my lead to a fire. AFCIs reduce the chances of the electrical system becoming an ignition source of a fire.

Cantor’s Corner: Quality Shower Installations

Cantor’s Corner: Quality Shower Installations »

When remodeling or adding a stall shower, there are at least three different ways tile can be installed to walls and ceiling, including mudset, Hardiebacker or Wonderboard and glue on. There are also different types of shower pan options included tile, pre-cast acrylic or fiberglass. For the highest quality installation that will last the test of time, I only recommend using mudset shower walls and pans.

Build Emergency Kits with Help From Ace Hardware »

<<< FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> In San Diego we face fires, earthquakes and other dangers year-round. That's why it's imperative to keep your emergency kits stocked and ready to go. Ace Hardware's home improvement expert Lou Manfredini joins us to demonstrate what all San Diegan's should keep in their emergency kits.

HERO Highlight: Save Water & Love Your Yard »

<<< FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> Save water and love your yard with help from EasyTurf in this HERO Highlight.

Learn the Damage Termites can Cause with Ecola Termite & Pest »

<<< FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> Sue Fries, The Termite Lady from Ecola Termite & Pest Control, joins Approved Home Pro Show Co-Creator Sean Johnson for a very special segment to help you spot termites in your home. Learn the damage termites can cause, how to spot them and what options you have to protect your home.

Cantor’s Corner: Gas Fireplaces

Cantor’s Corner: Gas Fireplaces »

Today is the first day of fall, which means it's a great time to consider a new fireplace if you are remodeling or adding space. Fireplaces add a beautiful look and cozy atmosphere to a living space while providing heat and comfort during the colder months.

San Diego Fire Prevention

San Diego Fire Prevention »

Because fire can be devastating and is a risk faced by every homeowner we wanted to remind you of ways to prevent home fires. They are frightening, but you can take control and help prevent fires from damaging your home with these fire prevention tips.

Solutions for Fading and Peeling Paint with Frazee Paint »

<<< FRIDAY, SEPT. 18, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> Frazee Paint expert Denise Frazier explains the causes of common paint problems and offers solutions for fading and peeling paint.

HERO Highlight: Best Value Remodeling Recommends Energy Efficient Home Upgrades »

<<< FRIDAY, SEPT. 18, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> Best Value Remodeling, specialists in energy efficient home upgrades, joins us for a HERO Highlight to showcase key home upgrades that can increase your home's energy efficiency with help from the HERO Program.

Custom Window Options from American Vision Windows »

<<< FRIDAY, SEPT. 18, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> Tour the American Vision Windows showroom to see the range of what's possible with windows for your home. Their expert staff will guide you to the right style, design and finish to match your needs.