Brian Radtke

EXPERTISE

Home improvement

CURRENTLY

Home Improvement Writer 

EDUCATION

Pratt University, Construction Management

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Has worked as construction manager for 10 years in both residential and commercial projects
  • Expert in all things home -- from style to construction to even permits
  • Has written for multiple publications using his home improvement knowledge



EXPERIENCE

Radtke is an expert in all things home improvement. He has worked as a construction manager for 10 years, allowing him the technical know-how to teach our readers on proper construction practices. His love and passion of home design mixed with his knowledge of construction allows him to write excellent pieces for homeowners looking to renovate. 

 

Radtke currently works as a writer for House Tipster. He resides in Buffalo, New York with his wife and children.

Latest From Brian Radtke

  1. Miter Saw Buyer's Guide: What You Need to Know

    Miter Saw Buyer's Guide: What You Need to Know

    If you're interested in doing home improvement projects find out the essential information behind miter saws. With so many options available it can get confusing. Also, with these tips you'll learn which saw is best for your project and will ensure that you stay safe.
  2. PEX Pipes vs. Copper Pipes: Which Should You Use?
    Remodeling Guides

    PEX Pipes vs. Copper Pipes: Which Should You Use?

    Are you unsure whether to use PEX pipes or copper pipes inside your home? Follow these tips for advice on how to choose the best pipes for your home. The ideal pipes are long lasting and not overly expensive. With these suggestions you'll make a great and affordable decision.
  3. Installing a Backyard Water Feature: Ponds & Waterfalls
    Garden Guides

    Installing a Backyard Water Feature: Ponds & Waterfalls

    A pond or waterfall allows you to enjoy the warm weather and gives your yard more beauty. It requires work but it'll be worth it once you're done. Follow these steps and in no time you'll have a soothing and quaint backyard perfect for relaxing on a warm day.
  4. Installing an Outdoor Shower: Everything You Need to Know
    Remodeling Guides

    Installing an Outdoor Shower: Everything You Need to Know

    Outdoor showers allow you to rinse off in the warm weather and not track dirt or mud inside your home. They're great for coming back from a day at the beach. If you're unsure how to install one use these tips for advice and learn how they're very convenient and easy to install.
  5. Quick and Easy Interior Painting Tips
    Remodeling Guides

    Quick and Easy Interior Painting Tips

    Are you bored of the current colors in your home? Give your home a new and improved look and feel with these painting tips. You'll be surprised how easy it is to make a room go from dull and lifeless to exciting and energetic.
  6. How to Build a Backyard Basketball Court

    How to Build a Backyard Basketball Court

    If you love basketball and have the appropriate space consider building a basketball court. It's not as hard as you might think and allows you to stay active.
  7. Eliminate Ruts & Puddles in Your Driveway Forever

    Eliminate Ruts & Puddles in Your Driveway Forever

    Don't hire a professional to remove the ruts and depressions that have formed in your gravel driveway. Instead, follow these tips and you can easily re-gravel your own driveway even if you're not experienced with home projects. You'll love your new driveway and save money as well.
  8. How to Know if You Should Paint Your Own Kitchen Cabinets
    Remodeling Guides

    How to Know if You Should Paint Your Own Kitchen Cabinets

    Want to paint your kitchen cabinets but you don't know if you should hire a professional or do it yourself? Find out about the aspects you will have to pay and no be surprised when you get a quote for the job.
  9. Why Heat Pumps are the Best Way to Keep You Warm
    Interior Design

    Why Heat Pumps are the Best Way to Keep You Warm

    Things to remember, and other perks, when looking to install a heat pump to your home. Is it worth it for you and where you live?
  10. How to Put in a New Toilet Fill Valve
    Remodeling Guides

    How to Put in a New Toilet Fill Valve

    Because it gets so much use, a toilet valve will eventually wear out. Thankfully, replacing it’s not a time-consuming or difficult job. Here’s how to put in a new toilet fill valve without calling a plumber.
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