Home with Dean Sharp

Home with Dean Sharp

Listen to Home with Dean Sharp on Saturdays from 6 AM to 8 AM and Sundays from 9 AM to 12 PM on KFI AM 640!Full Bio

All Calls Weekend! Day 2 | Hour 3

All Calls Weekend! Day 2 | Hour 2

On this special All Calls weekend Sunday edition, Dean dives deep into the heart of home improvement! He tackles a wide range of listener questions, from the intricacies of driveway construction to the nuances of enhancing water pressure. Dean offers tailored advice for painting fireboxes for a cleaner look, as well as recommendations for baseboard painting and heat distribution solutions from wood stoves. As callers seek solutions, Dean reveals the secrets to transforming any house into a dream home.

All Calls Weekend! Day 2 | Hour 1

Dive into a special All Calls Sunday edition of Dean Sharp, The House Whisperer! Dean discusses a square footage discrepancy in a new home, emphasizing the importance of verifying plans for accuracy. Callers seek advice on various topics like DIY garden walls, raccoon deterrents, tree care, moldings, wall repairs, and gas shutoff valve installation for earthquake safety. Dean further explains the research, multiple estimates, and gives expert opinions for home improvement challenges.

All Calls Weekend! Day 1 | Hour 1

Dean talks all about drainage!  Drainage issues are 100% avoidable, if you plan correctly and even in sunny California, considering drainage is a huge part of home planning.  Dean details how to properly plan drainage for your home focusing on the importance of driving moisture away from your home.  A listener asks Dean's advice on how to properly remove an old, in-ground swimming pool.

All Calls Weekend! Day 2| Hour 2

Dean continues his discussion on how to properly navigate drainage issues for your home.  Listeners ask Dean's advice on a bathroom remodel: the pros and cons of a 'tankless' toilet and whether or not adding a urinal to a bathroom would devalue the home; when doing a roof replacement, what insurance and permits are required of the homeowner, and how to remove a large AC unit for a small condo 

All Calls Weekend! Day 2| Hour 2

Dean continues with listener calls tackling problems about: hiring private a fire company to help  protect a fire-prone neighborhood, the pros/cons of roofing title jobs, repairing painting cabinets  with major chipping issues, and repairing roof shingles and wood flooring dealing with moisture being trapped. 

All Calls Weekend! Day 2| Hour 1

Dean takes listener calls and addresses concerns about: peeling granite countertop slabs, frozen coils, and heat pumps and how air flow works,  and restoring engineer wooden floors with scuffs.

All Calls Weekend! Day 2 | Hour 3

Dean continues with listener calls tackling problems about:  buckling wooden floors due to moisture, restoring a cedar wooden fence, placing concrete slabs and building A.D.U.’s, and exploring different types of sighting options out in the market. Plus, a common noise coming from new furnace brands.

All Calls Weekend! Day 1 | Hour 1

Dean takes listener calls and addresses concerns about: kitchen ranges, specifically the difference in quality and price between a 'regular' range and a 'high-end' range like Viking, or Jenn-Air, a toilet leak at the base of the toilet and an HOA issue where a unit water leak needs a fix and mold remediation and how to determine if companies are overcharging for the fix. 

All Call Weekend! Day 1 | Hour 2

Dean continues with listener calls tackling problems about:  leak in a unit that needs repair and mold remediation, the pros/cons of switching from regular water heater to tankless, a plumbing issue leading to sewer pipes involving tree roots and whether a trenchless solution, which is more expensive, is better than traditional repair and how to deal with a small area of a roof where shingles were missing and a patch was made only nailing down tiles rather than using glue but now the shingles are lifting.