Tim Allen and Richard Karn reunite for real life ‘Tool Time’-type show
Tim Allen and Richard Karn have reunited for a new show called “More Power” set to debut this month on the History Channel. Joining Allen and Karn will be do-it-yourself YouTube star, April Wilkerson. Each 30-minute episode centers around one tool starting in Allen’s shop where Karn helps viewers learn the history behind how and why different tools came to be. After the shop, the team heads out into the real world where the fun really begins by testing everything out. And what better pal to have at my side than Richard Karn?mlive.com
Expert shares advice on how to prep your air conditioning before summer
The temperatures may be going up and down as we transition to spring, but soon, things will start to continuously heat up -- and if you want to make sure you can keep your cool at home or at a business, now is the time to get ready.
Portage store owner helping disabled veterans one bathroom at a time
PORTAGE, MI — Caring for those who served in the military is both a personal and community responsibility, Frank Mumford said. “I wanted to do something for our veterans in honor of my father who served as a Marine during World War II,” Mumford said in a statement. “Over the years, we’ve worked with a great many disabled people to help them maintain their independence at home by installing walk-in showers and walk-in tubs. James Hurley, an Iraqi War veteran from Van Buren County, became the first area veteran selected by SIR Home Improvements as part of the program. Veterans, or their friends and family, may nominate a veteran in need for this program by visiting www.baths4thebrave.com.mlive.com
Blake Bacho: Can't life be simple like a sitcom?
In the real world, how often do we let things linger way longer than they need to? With the real world resembling a never-ending TV drama, I’ve realized an even greater appreciation for the simple world portrayed in most sitcoms. Sitcoms aren’t simple because they don’t resemble real life. They’re simple because they resemble real life without all of the unnecessary garbage we throw on top. Blake Bacho is a staff writer at The Monroe News; he can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Change the look of your home with new flooring
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. This article is sponsored by 50 FloorNew flooring can completely change the feel of a room. Host Tati Amare spoke with Tiffany Moore from 50 Floor about an easy way to shop for new flooring. They come to your home, move the furniture out of the room, install your new flooring, and replace the furniture. 50 Floor also offers financing with 0% interest as well.
Here are some fast fall home makeovers on a budget
Fix It EnterprisesHost Tati Amare chatted with Lou Manfredini about how you can fix up your home for the fall. Manfredini suggests using Miracle Sealant like the professionals. For tile, Manfredini suggested Tub and Tile paint that allows you to put a whole new surface on the tub and tile. Manfredini suggests Quick Seal which has a lifetime guarantee against mildew and mold. Once you’re done you can spray down your tile with Concrobium Mold Control to fight against any mold or mildew.
'Home Improvement' actor Zachery Ty Bryan arrested in Oregon
This booking photo released Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, by the Eugene, Ore., Police Department shows suspect Zachery Ty Bryan. Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com Home Improvement was arrested Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Oregon and faces charges of strangulation and assault. (Eugene Police Department via AP)EUGENE, Ore. – Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com “Home Improvement” was arrested in Oregon and faces charges of strangulation and assault. The Eugene Police Department said officers were dispatched to a North Eugene apartment Friday night on a report of a physical dispute. Bryan reportedly assaulted the victim, impeded her breathing, and took her phone away when she tried to call 911, police said.
Give your floors the makeover they deserve
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. Vinyl flooring has really stepped up its game, and can beautifully mimic the look of real wood, including coming in unique design patterns, like herringbone. Having waterproof flooring allows you to clean up messes from kids and pets easily, making your life more worry-free. Independent Carpet One has waterproof flooring available in vinyl, laminate, carpet, and even real wood. Currently, Independent Carpet One has one of the biggest sales of the year happening.
Modernize your home with Granite Transformations
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. Granite Transformations' unique process makes it easy to get new granite renovations done in a day. Granite Transformations also offers microband technology on their materials. For a safer shopping experience, Granite Transformations has created an application called the Kitchen and Bath Visualizer. Granite Transformations has locations in Farmington Hills and Troy.
Prepare your house for the cold weather with All Brick Design
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. All Brick Design wants to help you prepare your home for the cold weather. Chimney work is only done in nice weather so it’s important to get this done before the winter. All Brick Design will work to make your porch look nice while bringing everything up to code so you can avoid further problems. All Brick Design brings quality craftsmanship and professionalism but their schedule fills up fast so make sure to book your appointment today!
How to save lots of $$$ around the house as it gets cold outside
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. We’re starting off with one important update around the house that should be addressed right now: Getting your home insulated properly. As the weather gets chillier, this can mean big savings on your energy bill. This family-owned business does both foam and cellulose insulation, depending on the area in your home. Experienced crews will inject the cellulose from the outside of your home into the walls.
Give your floor the makeover it deserves!
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. This article is sponsored by 50 FloorSummer is here and that means the kids and pets are going in and out of the house a lot more. Joining host Tati Amare via Skype is Tiffany Moore with 50 Floor to discuss how they can help give your floor a makeover in just one day. What makes 50 Floor so unique is they bring the shopping experience to you. 50 Floor will remove your furniture, install your new flooring and put all your furniture back.
Michigan's favorite '90s sitcom is Home Improvement, study finds
The milkman, the paperboy, your favorite 90s sitcoms on TV? According to a study by UDISH an authorized reseller of DISH though the laugh(tracks) have died out, '90s sitcoms are still being streamed each and every day. And the study found Michigan viewers can't get enough of Michigan native Tim Allen's "Home Improvement." According to the study, "Friends" was the most popular of any '90s sitcom, with over 12 states including Hawaii, Texas and Massachusetts opting for "The One With Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer." On the contrary, though the "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" is from "West Philadelphia, born and raised," viewers from Pennsylvannia turned to "Full House," instead.