About the House with Troy Galloway
About the House with Troy Galloway
Troy Galloway
We've switched to https://anchor.fm/galloway Do you ever wish you could spend an hour with a general contractor or building inspector? About the House with Troy Galloway is exactly that!
Episode 52: Roofing Materials - December 10th, 2020
In this 52nd episode of About the House with Troy Galloway, Troy talks about roofing materials. Find out about some of the different types of underlayment, shingles, and metals that can be used on a roof and the advantages of each of them. Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/ 5:10 underlayment 6:40 Eureka Roofing with Rick Hinkson https://youtu.be/HQSsJ4yORr4 8:25 felt paper 12:28 self sealing underlayment 14:48 VA and FHA won't allow more than 2 roof layers 15:25 fire codes 17:00 consider the cost, lifespan, and warranty of your materials 17:25 find a qualified contractor that will be in business for a long time to come 18:08 asphalt shingles 21:50 some suppliers might offer a discount near the end of the season 22:00 class H shingles are rated for tornadoes 23:00 clay and concrete tiles 27:00 wood shingles 30:00 metal roofs like aluminum, copper, steel, and zinc 38:30 zinc is fungus and insect proof 40:30 solar
Dec 9, 2020
40 min
PART 2: Fall Home Maintenance Tips and Prepping for Winter- November 12th, 2020
In this 50th episode of About the House with Troy Galloway, Troy picks up where he left off last episode by sharing more fall home maintenance tips to help you prepare for winter. Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/ 2:25 dryer vents 4:30 drafts 10:48 window gaps 12:00 basement cracks 12:33 sump pumps and pits 17:00 critters 17:10 weather stripping 29:10 security alarms 20:21 smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors 36:03 water leak detectors 43:10 Every 10th person to contact Troy will get a free infrared inspection to find hidden moisture and heat loss 44:30 happy birthday to the Marine Corps
Nov 12, 2020
45 min
PART 1: Fall Home Maintenance Tips and Prepping for Winter - October 22nd, 2020
In this 49th episode of About the House with Troy Galloway, Troy talks fall home maintenance tips and prepping your home for the winter. Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/ 3:16 Driveway 8:30 Shingles 11:00 Gutters 13:00 Drains 16:40 Chimney 21:00 Siding 28:00 Foundation 32:00 Gas line, AC line, cable line 33:00 Dryer vent 37:30 Decks 40:00 Patio and porch 43:25 Air conditioner 43:00 Water line and hose 59:00 First 10 people to contact Troy get a free infrared inspection
Nov 12, 2020
51 min
Air Purification with Jim Vargo - September 23rd, 2020
In this 47th episode of About the House with Troy Galloway, Troy talks to Jim Vargo of Vollara about air purification. Find out what can be done to remove cigarette and pet odors from rooms and make breathing easier. Remember, if it smells it won't sell. Contact Jim at 314.614.6039, jimvargo38@icloud.com, or https://www.vollara.com/jamesvargo Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices  About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/
Sep 23, 2020
50 min
Doors - September 10th, 2020
In this 46th episode of About the House with Troy Galloway, Troy talks about the different types of doors inside and outside a house.   Troy talks about fire rated, metal, pvc, wood, garage doors, storm doors, panel, pocket, barn, bypass, bi-fold, dutch, and much much more!   Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/
Sep 9, 2020
53 min
Windows Part 2 - August 27th, 2020
In this 45th episode of About the House with Troy Galloway, Troy continues his talk about windows; this time focusing on the different types of glass.   Find out what type of glass will prevent the sun from fading your blinds, furniture, and carpet.   Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/
Aug 26, 2020
44 min
Windows Part 1 - August 13th, 2020
In this 44th episode of About the House with Troy Galloway, Troy talks about the different types of windows along with the pros and cons of each.    Don't know the differences between single hung, double hung, casement, picture, sliding, egress, awning, skylight, bay, storm, upvc, and wood windows? You will after this episode AND you'll know what makes some more energy efficient than others.   Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices   About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/
Aug 12, 2020
1 hr 1 min
Swimming Pools with Jeff Mitchell of RubberDuckSTL.com - July 29th, 2020
In this 43rd episode of About the House with Troy Galloway of Galloway Building Services, Troy talks about swimming pools with Jeff Mitchell of http://rubberduckstl.com/  In this episode Jeff will share how to get a rebate on your next pool pump, how to keep your pool from turning green, why there is about a $100,000 price difference between above ground and in-ground, and what actually happens when someone pees in the pool. Contact Jeff Mitchell by calling 314-922-4936 or by emailing Jeff@RubberDuckSTL.com  Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices   About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/
Jul 29, 2020
49 min
Engineered Wood pt. 2 - July 16th, 2020
In this 42nd episode of About the House with Troy Galloway of Galloway Building Services, Troy talks more about different types of engineered wood. Find out what types of engineered wood is available and the best way to use it. The letters MDF, OSB, CLT, LVL, PSL, and LSL may not mean much right now but after this show you just might be an expert! Make sure to listen to part 1 first. Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices   About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/
Jul 15, 2020
30 min
Engineered Wood pt. 1- July 9th, 2020
In this 41st episode of About the House with Troy Galloway of Galloway Building Services, Troy talks about different types of engineered wood. Find out what types of engineered wood is available and the best way to use it. The letters MDF, OSB, CLT, LVL, PSL, and LSL may not mean much right now but after this show you just might be an expert! Submit your questions at the Galloway Building Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GallowayBuildingServices   About the House brought to you by http://gallowaybuildingservices.com/ and https://www.jhpropertiesrealestate.com/
Jul 8, 2020
43 min
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