At Home With Tom, Lon, and Friends 03-24-2018

Today's show Tom and Lon discuss some more listener questions and then welcome special guest, President of Pine Technical and Community College, Joe Mulford. Joe shares how the local Tech/Community Colleges can help save tuition costs for undergrad work as well as the plethora of courses in the trades that can help increase a person's value in the work force. Contact information for Pine Technical and Community College: Web: Pine.edu       Phone: 320-629-5100    email: information@pine.edu     Joe Mulford email: mulford@pine.edu For expert plumbing, heating, and air services: Tom Johnson at 763-689-3141 or website: www.tmjohnsonbros.com For all your quality home remodeling needs: Lon Lane at 612-490-5425 or website: www.ljlevel.com
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At Home With Tom, Lon, and Friends 03-17-2018

This weeks show we have a special guest: Wayne Eller, Executive Director of East Central  Habitat for Humanity.  Wayne shares what the organization is about and how new housing is provided for those that are in need and aren't in position to qualify under the normal house purchasing avenues. Wayne also shares some of the many miracles that have occurred in the many years he has been involved as well as some facts and fictions about Habitat For Humanity. If you would like more information on this vital program or would like to volunteer or even become involved from a professional aspect: Habitat For Humanity: website is www.ecmhabitat.com       Phone is: 763-689-0288; address is 129 2nd Ave SE, Cambridge, MN 55008    email is: Chabitat@ecenet.com
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At Home with Tom, Lon, and Friends 03-03-2018

This week we have Derek Ogren in from Centurty 21 Moline Realty talking with Tom about getting your home prepped and ready to sell. Discussion also surrounds what buyers in the market should be looking to do in regards to being prepared to purchase and some inspection tips.    
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At Home With Tom, Lon, and Friends 02-24-2018

In this weeks show, Tom and Lon talk about the array of new home improvement products and innovations.  Mike Szmanda, from MRJ Security, is special guest today. He shares his 30 years of security industry experience and talks about the plethora of high tech products and services that are available to keep your home and possessions secure. For expert plumbing, heating, and air services: Tom Johnson at 763-689-3141 or website: www.tmjohnsonbros.com For all your quality home remodeling needs: Lon Lane at 612-490-5425 or website: www.ljlevel.com Today's special guest: Mike Szmanda at 952-484-3506 or website: www.MRJsecurity.com   
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At Home With Tom, Lon, and Friends 02-17-2018

This week's show has Tom and Lon discussing a list of 20 home projects that may hurt the value of your home-IF YOU ARE LOOKING AT RE-SALE VALUE ONLY-meaning, if you are doing these projects for long-term enjoyment or comfort, they are perfectly fine to do. Remember: For your expert remodeling services: LJlevel.com or 612-490-5425 For your plumbing, heating and air needs: TMJohnsonbros.com or call them at 763-689-3141
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At Home With Tom, Lon, and Friends 02-10-2018

This week we have a full slate of listener questions being answered by Tom and Lon. Remember: For your expert remodeling services: LJlevel.com or 612-490-5425 For your plumbing, heating and air needs: TMJohnsonbros.com or call them at 763-689-3141  
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At Home With Tom, Lon, and Friends 02-03-2018

This week with Tom and Lon, discussion once again is kicked off with a close-to-home carbon monoxide poisoning story. This one had a Super Bowl connection with one of the food vendors.  Tom also shares some little known information about the standards (differences) between OSHA, state building codes, and industry. Another topic covered is trends in vocational training and demands of industries that show expanding growth for those that decide to study in the trades. Listener questions that have been submitted are addressed by Tom and Lon. Remember: For your expert remodeling services: LJlevel.com or 612-490-5425 For your plumbing, heating and air needs: TMJohnsonbros.com or call them at 763-689-3141  
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At Home With Tom, Lon, and Friends 01-27-2018

In today's show, Tom and Lon discuss current national statistics from an industry publication. Discussion covers cost vs value, or return on investment, of home remodeling projects. (website is available for those interested in more information at costvsvalue.com  ...... Tom also covers some information learned at a Plumber, Heating, Contractor conference regarding code updates and how a licensed contractor that is up to date in this area will save you both time and money as opposed to having a project stopped, delayed, or incur cost over-runs due to failing inspection. Remember: For your expert remodeling services: LJlevel.com or 612-490-5425 For your plumbing, heating and air needs: TMJohnsonbros.com or call them at 763-689-3141
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At Home With Tom, Lon, and Friends 01-20-2017

This weeks show Lon introduces Kevin, Sales and Projects Administrative Support at LJ Level, and the guys review a recent survey on what to look for (and avoid) when hiring a contractor. Kevin shares some of his experiences in those do's and don'ts as a consumer before getting into the construction industry. Tom closes out show with a sobering carbon monoxide story. The folks involved are expected to make full recovery after long recovery, but there were many construction mistakes that contributed to this unfortunate incident. Remember: For your expert remodeling services: LJlevel.com or 612-490-5425 For your plumbing, heating and air needs: TMJohnsonbros.com or call them at 763-689-3141  
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At Home with Tom, Lon, and Friends 01-13-2018

Tom is out on vacation, catching rays in an undisclosed location. Lon is large and in charge today. Today's show has in-studio guest Scott Miller, from 1st Community Mortgage, sharing information on different mortgages, one being Rural mortgage loans, and how a buyer qualifies for them. Scott also shares his expertise on credit repair and what you should be doing on a routine basis to ensure your credit score is accurate. Many folks are unaware of what goes into scores and Scott's insight will help raise awareness. Lon shares information regarding attic, roof, and outside wall frost/ice issues, how they are developed, and why some folks see water spots on their ceilings during warm winter months. He gives advice on remedies. Remember: For your mortgage needs or questions: Scott Miller…
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