Home Improvement USA


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

Home Improvement USA
 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

Steve Leventhal is the co-host

Broadcast Times:

Saturdays 10AM EST/ 7AM PST   http://tunein.com/radio/Zecom-Radio—Gemz-Radio-s126450/

Sundays: 10AM EST / 7 AM PST  http://tunein.com/radio/Zecom-Radio—The-Choice-s116041/


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 tips on mold prevention.


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kidde-COwith Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal

On this edition of the Home Improvement USA Radio Podcast, home inspector George Rieger describes the process and things that turn up during a typical home inspection. He also shares his knowledge on roofing.   Julia Billen from Warmly Yours Radiant Heating tells us how you can add heated sidewalks, fogless mirrors, and under rug heating elements to your home.  Kristen Crabtree from Kidde explains why you should replace old carbon monoxide detectors with the current state of the art product.  Lastly Dave and Steve discuss tips for hiring a contractor and how to look out for fraud.


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(courtesy: Classic Metal Roofing Systems)

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 on new innovations in basement sump pumps. Lastly Steve and Dave talk about composting.


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home-theaterwith 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 maintenance.


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enviroletwith 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.