August 14, 2010
MyFixitUpLife radio show w/Mark & Theresa brings you the second part of the Popular Mechanics Volunteer Day at a Rebuilding Together Philadelphia project.
Mark and Theresa broadcast from a Rebuilding Together Philadelphia project in the Wister section of Germantown in Philadelphia during a special Popular Mechanics volunteer day. They helped build a fence, raised garden beds, composting area, and more in a vacant lot.
Popular Mechanics magazine funded energy-efficient modifications for 22 homes on the unit block of Garfield Street in Germantown. The energy-efficient upgrades delivered in the homes will impact the entire community and assist direction of the green revolution to low-income neighborhoods, where energy-efficient modifications and upgrades can have the most direct impact to the homeowners. Check out the September issue of Popular Mechanics for photos and more information.
Tiffanie Kinney shares news from Rebuilding Together, a national program with local volunteer-based projects happening every week in cities nationwide.
Scott Sommers from project supporter FrogTape shares tips to cutting in crisp paint lines using the company’s very cool paint tape with ‘paint block technology.’
Councilman Bill Green shared news about the City of Philadelphia’s plans to be the greenest city in the country, with goals of improving thousands of homes within its city limits.
Lisa Laporta gives her tips to getting a paint job done right using one of the project’s sponsors Kilz primer. She is known to millions of people as the best solution to all design makeover dilemmas. Her television and design career has seen the success of many HGTV shows including, Designing for the Sexes, Designer’s Challenge, Designed To Sell, and Bang for Your Buck.
Roy Berendsohn, Senior Home Editor at Popular Mechanics magazine talks about what’s he’s working on at the magazine, at home, and during the Rebuilding Together Philadelphia volunteer day.
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