Home Improvement USA Radio

Now in our 22nd year!

Coming to you from Chicago,  Home Improvement USA has been one of America’s premier home improvement radio shows since 1994.

Home Improvement USA radio focuses on innovative products, practical Do-It-Yourself solutions, and a lot of user friendly advice from numerous experts in the Home Improvement field.


Dave Rusch is the on-air host and producer of Home Improvement USA radio

Steve Leventhal is the co-host

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Also check out the selected podcast archives below

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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 aren’t just for commercial buildings anymore.  Lastly, Alan Schulman from Basement Watchdog talks about his sump pumps and battery backup systems that will avoid basement flooding when you lose power in a storm.


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….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 provides a barrier to prevent rodents and protect insects from entering your home.


Protect your sub-floor with the Toilet Flange Tile Guide. Courtesy: barracudabrackets.com

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 time friend of the show, Ashton Ritchie from Scotts offers lawn and garden advice.


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….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 Remodeling Industry talks about what his organization is doing to help ensure contractors adhere to the highest ethical standards.

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…. 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 Rich appears on Sports Break USA talking about Wisconsin sports history.