Water Damage and Mold Prevention


on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal We begin the show with some tips on hiring a roofing contractor.  Next, Dr. William Ames from Ames Research discusses how to avoid water damage and mold prevention in your roof.  Then, Todd Miller, President of Classic Metal Roof Systems tells us why metal roofs […]

Protect the Home and Garden from Insects and Critters

on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….our guests include Mark Cannella of Pro Energy Consultants, who discusses how to avoid cooling and heat loss in your home, Ashton Ritchie from Scotts Lawn Company on insect control in the garden, and Drew McFadden of Xcluder, telling us about his ingenious product that […]

Basements, Lawn Care, and Toilet Flanges


Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal …. John Sipe from leading manufacturer’s representative firm United Marketing Force in Chicago talks roofing and basement waterproofing. Tim Wood, inventor and entrepreneur, introduces us to “Toilet Flange Tile Guide“, featuring a product that makes it easier to tile up to the round toilet flange.  Lastly, long […]

Rodent Prevention, Lawn Care, and Remodeling


on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….we are joined by Drew McFadden of XCluder who tells us how to stop rats, mice and other pest from entering the house with his solution to rodent prevention.  Ashton Ritchie from Scotts discusses lawn care, and Art Donnelly from the National Association of the […]

Home Buyers, Computer Safety, and Pest Control

on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal …. as Bob Terrell from Crye-Leike Realtors gives us helpful tips for home buyers and sellers, Steve informs the listeners on the latest news in personal computer safety, and Ashton Ritchie from Scotts tells you how to protect your lawn from unwanted pests. Lastly, Jeff […]

Home Improvement USA – 4/7/15

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….our guests Rebecca Fyffe from ABC Wildlife Rescue tells us some of her more memorable experiences handling wildlife intrusions into homes and yards.  This includes skunks, bats, and a bison.  Bill Von Brethorst from Planetary Systems checks in from Ennis, Montana and informs the listeners how he got off […]

Gardening, Smart TV’s, Hardware Stores


on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….our guests are Don Guzan, with more useful lawn and gardening  tips, John Poulter talks about advances in Internet radio, Smart TV’s, and ways to cut the cable, and one of our original hosts, Ken Walchak from Clark-Devon Hardware, makes a return visit to update […]

Home Improvement USA – 2/25/15


Podcast with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….One of our favorite guests, John Drengenberg of Underwriters Laboratories joins us to discuss power tool safety and tells us about the wide variety of products that UL test, including items that most people don’t realize, such as roof shingles.  Harry Braun talks about progress, or the lack […]

Home Improvement USA – 1/14/15

with David Rusch and Steve Leventhal We visit Ashton Ritchie of Scotts Lawn Company and learn about how to control bugs and insects that threaten your lawn. Denis Verhagen  from Travel Network discusses how the Internet has affected the travel industry, John Drengenberg from Underwriters Laboratories talks about heat producing products in the home that […]

Home Improvement USA radio – 5/2/14


with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Rebecca Fyffe from ABC Wildlife Rescue returns and tells us how to deal with racoons, snakes, and skunks. Kevin MacMillan from Duradek discusses his single sheet product line that covers and protects outdoor decking. Don Guzan, D-Plantman explains how composting works, what can be composted, and how to start […]

Home Improvement USA – 4/4/14


with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Learn about rodent control as we hear about a product called X-Cluder. Bill and Kim Sacks, experts in home and broadcast audio, talk audio for home theatre. And, Ashton Ritchie from Scotts joins us again to cover lawn and garden. In the final segment Dave and Steve discuss gutter […]

Home Improvement USA – 3/5/14


with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Our guests include Jeff Lynch, a home builder, discusses how to avoid common mistakes made in planning a remolding job. D-Plantman, Don Guzan, talks about environmentally friendly gardening.  Home inspector George Rieger explains what to look for when buying a new versus an older home.  Lastly, Steve gives some […]

Home Improvement USA – 11/15/13


with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Jeff Lynch from Lynch Construction talks remodeling and what to do when searching out a contractor. Todd Miller from Classic Metal Roof Systems will discuss the advantages of metal roofs, even for residential dwellings.  In our third segment, Alan Schulman makes another appearance on the show to update us […]

Home Improvement USA – 8/1/13


with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Mark Canella from Pro Energy Consultants talks insulation and A/C issues. Scotts Company‘s Ashton Ritchie discussed lawn and garden, and Tara D’Oliveira from Envirolet informs us about composting toilets. Lastly, get some car safety tips from Dave and Steve.

Home Improvement USA – 3/29/13


with David Rusch and Steve Leventhal Julianne Koenig discusses the new Jon-E-Vac toilet ventilation system. Mark Donovan from HomeAdditionPlus.com gives advice on a wide variety of home improvement problems. Also, Gymsource’s Product Manager Norm Morrison talks about the differences in home workout equipment.  Lastly, Steve and Dave offer tips on home security and burglary prevention. […]