Home Improvement USA Radio

Now in our 22nd year!

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

Listen on MileHiRadio.com, Broadcast times:

Saturdays 9am ET/ 8am CT/ 6am PT
Sunday 6am ET/5am CT / 3 am PT

Also check out the selected podcast archives below


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.


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

200310310-001on 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 Rich appears on Sports Break USA talking about Wisconsin sports history.

skunkswith 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 the grid and generates his own electricity.  Lastly, Brad Fluke talks about his company, Honey Do Service. They are a residential contracting firm that provides local, licensed contractors.  Home Improvement radio since 1993.


smart-TVon 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 us on how independent hardware stores are doing in this age of Internet shopping and big box retailers.

Lastly, we debut a new feature, Sports Break USA, with a look at Arizona sports history.