The focus of my radio show for the past 30 years has been to provide 'clear, concise how-to advice' to callers who are looking for information about their home. So I thought I would spend some time in this column taking you behind the scenes.
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When Archimedes spoke of the lever he said, 'Give me a place to stand on, and I will move the Earth.' The best example of a modern day lever is the wrench.
Often there are things that can be inexpensively updated with the proper products and a little elbow grease or the use of a professional contractor. Good examples are kitchen or bathroom cabinets.
America's Master Handyman, Glenn Haege, has been involved in the home improvement industry for more than 40 years as a retail store manager, instructor, corporate manager and broadcaster. Glenn's column appears Friday in the Homestyle section and is distributed nationally via the New York Times newswire.
Send email to: AskGlenn@MasterHandyman.com (Note: due to volume received, Glenn is not able to respond personally)
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Glenn has been a weekend fixture on the radio in southeast Michigan for close to 30 years as host of the award-winning "Handyman Show with Glenn Haege" on Detroit radio station WJR - AM 760, from noon to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. His program is syndicated nationwide on 140 radio stations from coast-to-coast. As an testament to his professionalism, longevity and quality on-air performance, Glenn was inducted into the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2011.
His highly popular help site, www.masterhandyman.com, which attracts almost 1 million hits a month is where you will find his weekly articles, podcasts of his radio shows and books, as well as, being able to sign up for his free weekly e-mail newsletter. In addition, Glenn has written 11 books on home improvement topics.
Glenn also is a much sought after regular speaker at various home shows and at home improvement industry trade shows and events.
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