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Listen to an Architect explain the Process

Listen to an Architect explain the Process

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Most people don’t really know the important role architects play in a remodel or new construction.  Nick Tsantakis, owner of Tsontakis Architecture, chats with Nancy about what homeowners should expect from the initial meeting with their architect to the completion stage.  What to look for when interviewing an architect, what drawings to expect are some of the topics we cover in this podcast.

 

 

 

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Intro music “On my way” by Kevin Macleod

April 22, 2019

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Don’t Clutter your Counters with These!

Don’t Clutter your Counters with These!

 

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Candy Lesher, Culinary Professional, and Nancy reviewed all the popular countertop appliances that clutter your kitchen.  Which ones get a thumbs up and which ones get a thumbs down. What’s Candy’s favorite appliance that should couldn’t live without.  Listen with your app or on your desktop to this very fun and informative podcast.  Give us your comments on your appliances. 

 

 

 

 

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Intro music “On my way” by Kevin Macleod

April 15, 2019

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Don’t Buy Anything Until You Listen to This.

Don’t Buy Anything Until You Listen to This.

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Before you buy anything for your home, listen to Nancy chat with Richard Wilkinson, owner of MADE Resource Group.  Richard knows what is coming in and what is going out in the world furniture, fabric, lighting, wallcoverings & accessories. Richard will tell you why your home should reflect you.

wallaper with flowers, dark gray chair & ottoman, flowered drapes, wood table, lighting with glass

 

 

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April 8, 2019

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You Can Be a Great Cook with These

You Can Be a Great Cook with These

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Alan Thompson, district sales manager with BSH appliances, explained what BSH stands for, what appliances they make and where they are made.  Alan and Nancy talked about the new ideas and appliances introduced at the Kitchen and Bath Industrial Show (KBIS) 2019.  Alan also explained the benefits of the Black Stainless appliance finish exclusive to Bosch Appliances.

 

 

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Intro music “On my way” by Kevin Macleod

March 25, 2019

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Don’t go to Pakistan for a Rug.

Don’t go to Pakistan for a Rug.

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Saeed Aslam, owner of Alyshaan, chatted with Nancy about his recent buying trip in Pakistan where he hand selected hundreds of new rugs for his showroom. Since Saeed is from Pakistan he knows where to go, who to buy from and what to look for.  If you are looking for an authentic Persian rug, leave it to the experts.  Visit Alyshaan Fine Rugs in Scottsdale or check out Alyshaan.com

persian rugs from Pakistan, Saeed Aslam picking out rugs

 

 

 

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Intro music “On my way” by Kevin Macleod

March 18, 2019

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Learn How you Can Make a Difference.

Learn How you Can Make a Difference.

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Charlie Ellis, founder of Operation Enduring Gratitude, is Nancy’s guest this week.  Operation Enduring Gratitude is a nonprofit organization made up of veterans serving veterans who provide Extreme Makeovers as well as wheelchair ramps, and remodeling.  This organization runs on donated materials and time. 

After listening to this podcast, if you would like to make a difference by giving back to the Veterns who gave their lives for us and for the freedom we enoy, please email Nancy@nancyhugo.  I will pass your questions, comments and offerings to Charlie.

 

 

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Intro music “On my way” by Kevin Macleod

March11, 2019

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Doing this will Help Sell your House FASTER!

Doing this will Help Sell your House FASTER!

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Learn how you can sell your house quickly at full price. Kristine Porter explained to Nancy how she turns homes into houses to sell quickly by staging.  Kristine also re-designs homes by using the homeowners existing furnishings and accessories. Styling and Staging is what Kristine does, and her background is amazing.  Listen to this podcast to learn more about this part of speciality designing. 

 

 

 

 

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Intro music “On my way” by Kevin Macleod

March 4, 2019

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Should you Move that Furniture or get a Pro?

Should you Move that Furniture or get a Pro?

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Cisco Miranda, owner of Miranda Delivery Service, was Nancy’s guest.  Find out how Cisco started in the delivery, warehousing & storage business, and why it’s important to get professionals to move your furniture, appliances, plants, artwork and expensive collections, etc. 

Leave these tasks to the pros!  Don’t risk serious injuries!

picture of refrigerator hanging out of a trunk, metal shed on a car roof, large piece of furniture on bike, boxes piles on a bicycle and 2 moving trucks.

These are real pictures.  

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Intro music “On my way” by Kevin Macleod

February 25, 2019

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Do you know Enough about Natural Stone?

Do you know Enough about Natural Stone?

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Before you install your natural stone, you should know all about the different types of stone, the installation and the maintenance.  Vince Cavele, National Sales Manager with QDI Surfaces, discussed everything you need to know about natural stone with Nancy.  He also talked about the pros and cons of sandstone, limestone, granite, slate and marble.  Don’t miss this podcast if you are a designer, specifier or home owner doing your own projects.

family room with natural limestone tile floor

QDI Freska Limestone tile floor

 

 

 

 

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Intro music “On my way” by Kevin Macleod

February 18, 2019

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Bathrooms – How Times Have Changed

Bathrooms – How Times Have Changed

HOME DESIGN CHAT WITH NANCY

 
 

Kym Davis, Premier Kitchen & Bath and Nancy chatted about the history of the bathrooms of the 20th century and compared the bathrooms of the 50’s to today’s modern bathrooms.  They also talked about how needs and functions have changed over the years and the importance of a shower, no matter what the age of the user is. 

picture of old bathroom 1950's with turquoise tub, toilet and sink and picture of modern bathroom with vanity, sink undermounted in vanity top showing storage and counter space, new toilet and tub.

 

 

 

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Intro music “On my way” by Kevin Macleod

February 11, 2019

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Home Design Chat with Nancy - Podcasts That Answer all your Questions about Design & Remodeling

Several years ago I had a radio show on KKNT, 960 am, aired in Phoenix on Sunday afternoons.   We had fun, we had guests, and unfortunately, we came to an end! I always thought of bringing it back, and podcasting seemed to be the obvious venue.  

If you are remodeling, building new or just want to listen for the heck of it, you definitely will enjoy our informative and fun conversations on my podcasts.  

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