Ask An Architect

de Jeremy Olsen

Ask An Architect

Episodios

Episode 21

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Jeremy and Keith explain why they avoid taping drywall themselves, what the differences are in drywall taping compounds and explain what a Level 5 finish (shout out to the gypsum assoication).  Listen and enjoy while your hanging drywall. 

Episode 20

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Jeremy and Keith explore radiant tubing, window replacement for glass block in a masonry opening, and how one becomes an Architect.  Tympanum, anyone? Not short, but very sweet!

Episode 19

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Welcome to the 2012 season of Ask An Architect!   In this season premiere episde we answer a question about a condo building roof, figure out how an air conditioner works, and Keith tells us what ASHRAE really means.  Hang on tight-2012 is going to rock. 

Episode 18

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Here's the belated Halloween Episode you've been anxiously awaiting.  What can I say? We're busy guys and not immune to fall illnesses.  Back in the saddle and ready to kick some AAA butt, the episode was so profound we've split up the show into two.  We tackle a big question on kitchen cabinets and kitchen flooring.    

Episode 17

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Keith and Jeremy explain what tempered glass is, and knock out knock down door frames.  Plus Jeremy says he's sorry. 

Our contact info

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You can ask us a question or leave us a comment in a number of ways:

Make a blog comment with your question or comment on this here blog site: askanarchitect.libsyn.com

Follow us on Twitter and send us a twitter message or just tweet it to us: @AskNArchitect

Go to our Facebook page and like us, then give us your question or comment on our wall: Ask An Architect Podcast 

Or simply call us on the Ask An Architect Hotline: 312 798 9275

Episode 16

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We're discussing a really tough masonry wall moisture issue, talking about Teflon tape, and alternatives to stone countertops 

Episode 15

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A wood show! We make sense of a cedar shingle siding repainting dilemma, figure out what WWPA stands for, and gain some understanding on why wood moves and how to select straight lumber at the lumberyard.  Thanks Judi and Brandon for the great questions.  Keep 'em coming!

Episode 14

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Our hosts discuss re-roofing a Chicago six-flat.  We figure out where to put the insulation and what kind of roof to use.  Plus what does "US26D" mean? 

Episode 13

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Jeremy and Keith answer questions on lightning protection and liens and argue about what stone countertop material is better in "which is better".  Best wishes and get well soon, Mrs. J!  

Episode 12

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Keith and Jeremy solve all Joy's problems- what to do with a cast iron tub that needs an upgrade, and how keep those pesky leaves out of your gutters.  Jeremy explains how to hook up an emergency generator.   

Episode 11

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Recording on location, Jeremy and Keith explain tub and shower mixing valves, pick their favorite wood glue, and wax poetic about subfloor preparation.  Anybody know where to get a forklift? 

Episode 10

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Jeremy and Keith rap about renovating a bathroom, discuss the nuances of electrical tape, and tackle the installation of a light dimmer switch.  Happy Father's day, yo!

Episode 9

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The Paint show spectacular! Sweetness wants to strip (a medicine cabinet), Keith and Jeremy discuss painting a child's bedroom. and Keith has some pretty bad luck.

Episode 8

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After a little hiatus (sorry folks) Jeremy and keith are back tackling the big questions, like durable choices for exterior trim, the Acronym of the Week (EPS & XPS), and their favorite tools. 

We're making up for lost time with an extra length show- enjoy!

Episode 7

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Keith and Jeremy tackle a wet basement carpet, fire rated wood doors and NM cable.  

Follow us on Twitter

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As an added bonus, you can follow the show on Twitter. http://twitter.com/#!/AskNArchitect.  We'll tweet when and what we're covering, when shows are up for listening, and what new and exciting things are happening in the world of AAA

AAA anounces Official Podcast Stationer

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Jeremy & Keith are pleased to announce the Official Stationer to the Ask An Architect podcast is friend of the podcast, Jennifer Olsen. 

Check out her work at: www.jenolsen.stampinup.net 

She has a blog at: http://www.addictedtosu.blogspot.com/ 

And her company's on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stampin-Up-Create-with-Jen/145059282212516

Being selected as the Official Stationer of the podcast awards her the privledge to stamp her products with our logo. Or not, whatever.

Where's that music from?

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In case your wondering where we got our show's theme music, it's written and performed by friend of the Podcast, Architect 25.  Check out his website and music at www.architect25.com  

The music is an exerpt from from the song, "Just Like We All Do" on his soon-to-be-released album "Erratica" All his music sounds great, but we're excited to get this song as a sneak peak of things to come.  He has been a terrific supporter of our efforts, and we're grateful to have his talents contribute to our show.

Episode 6

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This episode Jeremy and Keith figure out how to stop a squeeky floor, Keith explains SIPs, and Jeremy reveals the mystery of reveals. 

Episode 5

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Relocating heating piping, AAC, and backer rod. Go Bulls! 

How do I ask a question???

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We have not yet figured out the best way to have people submit questions.  In the meantime, please ask a question by posting a comment to this blog post.   Any question will do.  Bring it! 

Episode 4

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Phenomenology? SHGC, and Windows- Keith needs a drink. 

Episode 3

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Stucco repairs, LVLs, & Salt, oh my!

Episode 2

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Wood Floors, VOCs and AIA (huh?) Only one question this week 'cause Jeremy can't stop speaking in acronyms.   Getting better...

We're live!

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At long last Keith and I are up and running with our podcast.  This "soft release version" is to test out the functionality ofthe RSS feed and the blog.  I want to do some enhancements to the show, but in the meantime please take a listen and give us your feedback! 

Also, please ask us a question.  Give us your name (or handle) and your location along with your question and we'll take it from there!

Episode 1

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Rotting mudsills, GMPs, and fuzzy bricks explained