Episode 218: Recycling the Right Way, Common Questions, and Beautiful Lawns All Summer Long

SEGMENT 1: Recycling the Right Way

Are you a contaminator or are you shutting down recycling plants?? There are big stakes when it comes to what we put in our recycling bins. Learn how to avoid the most common recycling mistakes!

SEGMENTS 2 & 3: Meeting the Man Behind the Chat

Peter Ogle from our online chat joins us in the studio! Peter has been manning our online chat from 8am – 9pm M-F to make sure your questions can always be answered. Today we go over some of the most common questions.

SEGMENT 4: Beautiful Lawns All Summer Long

Dan inherited a flawless lawn when he bought his house and it’s been stressful knowing how to keep it looking great. We have tips to take the guesswork out of having a healthy, beautiful lawn this summer.

EP202: Dutch Doors and Decoupage

SEGMENT 1: Weekend of Wallpaper

Last week we talked about ways to incorporate wallpaper into your design. This week, we want to dig into one of our favorite kids’ room wallpaper projects: creative cutouts!

Here’s what you’ll need:

RepcoLite Locations with Wallpaper Books

  • 17th Street Location (Holland)
  • Lakewood Blvd. Location (Holland)
  • Byron Center Location
  • Fulton Street Location (Grand Rapids)
  • Broadmoor Location (Grand Rapids)
  • Plainfield Ave. Location (Grand Rapids)
  • Kalamazoo Location

And also . . . in the course of the conversation, we talked about a dad who photoshops his kids’ drawings into realistic images. And they’re hilarious! There are a couple below. Click here for more!

SEGMENTS 2 & 3: Meet Mac Flook

Before becoming the Manager for our Jenison store, Mac went to school for Political Science. His plan was to go into medical law, but that slowly shifted. We learn why and discuss the value of trade skills.

SEGMENT 4: Dutch Door Friendly

Dutch doors date back to the 17th century and were extremely practical before screens were invented. Now they are coming back as a bold design feature that adds a ton of curb appeal . . . we weigh the pros and cons . . . .

EP201: The World of Wallpaper

SEGMENT 1: Spring Sump Pump Prep

Alliteration aside, now is a great time to make sure you’re ready inside and out for the Spring thaw and for the rain that will surely follow. We’ll give you all the tips and tricks to make sure your sump pump is ready for the job.

SEGMENT 2: Maybe . . . DON’T Do It Yourself

We are huge advocates of tackling projects yourself. However, there are a few we half learned to avoid. Here is your chance to learn from our mistakes!

SEGMENT 3: Find the RIGHT Professional

Everyone wants their home or their workspace to We can walk you through any paint project you may have. However, if you’re afraid of heights, painting your entire exterior might not be for you. Guest star, Ryan Mullen can help you find the right painter or contractor for the job.

SEGMENT 4: Wallpaper: The Next Generation

Starting the decorating process can be tricky . . . especially with kids. Wallpaper might e just what you need to kickstart the design! We discuss some of our favorite styles and how a little can go a long way. 

RepcoLite Locations with Wallpaper Books

  • 17th Street Location (Holland)
  • Lakewood Blvd. Location (Holland)
  • Byron Center Location
  • Fulton Street Location (Grand Rapids)
  • Broadmoor Location (Grand Rapids)
  • Plainfield Ave. Location (Grand Rapids)
  • Kalamazoo Location