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Syndicated Arizona Home Improvement Radio Broadcast and Contractor/Service Provider Referral Network. All of our resources are available online at www.RosieOnTheHouse.com.

Syndicated Arizona Home Improvement Radio Broadcast and Contractor/Service Provider Referral Network. All of our resources are available online at www.RosieOnTheHouse.com.

Location:

Phoenix, AZ

Description:

Syndicated Arizona Home Improvement Radio Broadcast and Contractor/Service Provider Referral Network. All of our resources are available online at www.RosieOnTheHouse.com.

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 14487 Scottsdale, Arizona 85267 (888) 767-4348


Episodes

7/24/21 - OPEN HOME HOUR! Scams On The Elderly, Monsoon Storm & Pool Care!

7/24/2021
A great 'Aging In Place' segment on how scammers prey on the elderly and how to avoid being scammed. The Weekly To Do on pool maintenance during monsoon season with Desert Sun Pools' Craig O'Grady. ABC 15 Meteorologist Iris Hermosillo explains why the storm that hit Scottsdale was so intense with rain, near hurricane force winds and constant lightning. Plus why you should keep your A/C fan motor on 'auto'.

Duration:00:38:24

7/24/21 - ON THE HOUSE HOUR! Monsoon Monsters Flooding With Scams!

7/24/2021
An active monsoon means heavy storms that can damage your home. That brings out scammers or 'travelers' with high pressure tactics and asking money in advance performing little to no work. Director of The Arizona Registrar Of Contractors Jeff Fleetham joins the conversation on the importance of hiring licensed, bonded and insured contractors, what recourses a customer has for projects gone bad and the best advice to save money and nightmares: patience.

Duration:00:39:06

7/24/21 - OUTDOOR LIVING HOUR! The Urban Farm! Making Compost!

7/24/2021
Farmer Greg has the tips and trick for making your own compost. Explaining the difference between regenerative and sustainability. What a circular composting system looks like. The components for a good compost, the elements that do all the work, the simplest way to make compost and explaining 'hot composting'. All part of creating healthy soil!

Duration:00:38:56

7/17/21 - OPEN HOME HOUR! Home Inspection Issues, Smart Devices For Seniors And Great Homeowner Information!

7/17/2021
We discuss some of the common issues not found during a home inspection whether you're buying or selling. Weekly To Do on easing senior citizens into smart tech to enjoy it rather than being scared of it. Some features we discovered this week. And helping a homeowner on finishing a concrete floor.

Duration:00:39:06

7/17/21 - ON THE HOUSE HOUR! Projects That Are NOT Do-It-Yourself!

7/17/2021
There are home projects you can do yourself. But we discuss at least 4 we recommend you should not do and the reasons why to avoid them. Plus listeners call in about their do-it-yourself mishaps.

Duration:00:39:06

7/17/21 - OUTDOOR LIVING HOUR! Monsoon Prep For Your Gardens

7/17/2021
Our garden expert Jay Harper has some tips as monsoon season can bring some garden challenges besides much needed rain. Consider being pro-active on planning your fall garden to plant what you like to eat. We discuss some low water plants that are and are not heat tolerant. Plus garden preparation with gradual introduction of compost.

Duration:00:39:05

7/10/21 - OPEN HOME HOUR! Whole Home Surge And Lightning Protection! Plus Listener Questions Answered!

7/10/2021
Bob Ross of Rosie Certified Lightning Busters explains how this system installed at your utility box can stop damaging electrical surges before they get in the home. Plus lightning strike protection all at a reasonable cost. Listener questions on new flooring, evap coolers and air conditioners, mini-splits and insulating block homes

Duration:00:39:06

7/10/21 - ON THE HOUSE HOUR! AGING! Ready Or Not, It Will Happen. Prepare For It!

7/10/2021
Its a fact of life. We all age. But with purposeful planning, we have great information to live your life as you age independently. Assessing your living area for multi-generations to staying in your home, the good news is we have tons of resources now that can help us succeed longer in that independent mode we have come to value and love. The goal is living with dignity in place.

Duration:00:38:58

7/10/21 - OUTDOOR LIVING HOUR! Talking Trees (Palms) With SavATree!

7/10/2021
ISA Certified Arborist Sarah Maitland and Horticulturist Arborist Rebecca Senior discuss the Tree Of The Month: The Canary Island Date Palm. Beautiful and interesting difference between the male and female palm. Summer monsoon has brought out the Palo Verde Beetles. Proper tree trimming to withstand monsoon storm winds. What it takes to be a Master Gardner and more!

Duration:00:39:06

7/3/21 - OPEN HOME HOUR! Powering Home Electronics, Home Inspections And More Inspiring Stories Risking Everything To Come To America!

7/3/2021
Discussion of cabinet lighting, solar to power home electronics, mistakes during home inspections. Joanna Lawson and Sefora Onye continue with their story of leaving tyrannical regimes in their home country to make it to America. Plus their takeaways about what it means to be an American!

Duration:00:39:05

7/3/21 - INSPIRING STORIES OF GUESTS WHO RISKED EVERYTHING TO COME TO AMERICA!

7/3/2021
A Fourth Of July Special: Two of Rosie On The House staff members tell their story of escaping their home country risking everything to come to America. Joanna Lawson's parents escaped Poland's martial law. Sefora Onye escaped communist rule in Romania. Plus mapping out shade zones for cool spots in your space. And a listener who designed a wine cellar to look like a mine shaft!

Duration:00:39:08

7/3/21 - OUTDOOR LIVING HOUR! Farm Fresh Arizona Melons!

7/3/2021
Arizona produces its share of watermelons and other melons for summer eating. Kami Weddle is the Director of Food Safety And Quality for Rousseau Farming Company. She discusses the process of growing melons, leafy greens and other vegetables from the farm to your table. Joined by the Arizona Farm Bureau's Julie Murphree.

Duration:00:38:41

6/26/21 - OPEN HOME HOUR! Roof Check, Pool Decks, Summer Shade And More!

6/26/2021
Checking your roof before the monsoon rains fall. Most Asked Question Of The Week on the pros and cons of cool deck, acrylic deck and pavers. Weekly To Do on Summer Shade with a pergola structure. And a Rosie On The House Staycation winner talks about their trip to Prescott.

Duration:00:39:04

6/26/21 - ON THE HOUSE HOUR! Solar, Generator And Batteries: The Home Energy Trifecta!

6/26/2021
Randy Cole of Fox Valley Electric explains how a properly designed home energy system using solar, generator and batteries can give you uninterrupted power when the utility electricity goes down. Plus can offset your power bill to Zero Net! We explain how these three power source can make a complete home power solution.

Duration:00:39:07

6/26/21 - OUTDOOR LIVING HOUR! Water Harvesting With The Urban Farm!

6/26/2021
Farmer Greg say water harvesting is more that just collecting rainwater and a tank. Its a deep dive into creating a system. Where the water source is coming from and going to. Collecting and distribution plumbing. Tank, filter and pump. Directing where you want the water to go. And designing the right system for your needs. It can be simple and inexpensive! And reduce your regular water consumption.

Duration:00:39:06

6/19/21 - OPEN HOME HOUR! Flooring, Grab Bars, Pool Preservation And More!

6/19/2021
Most Asked Question Of The Week: What sized grab bars are best for the bathroom? Weekly To Do with Deckover! Retiring a pool, put a deck over it and repurpose your outdoor space. And questions on floating a new floor, gutter install against stucco, mini-splits and more!

Duration:00:39:07

6/19/21 - ON THE HOUSE HOUR! Arizona's Electric Grid System!

6/19/2021
A roundtable discussion of Arizona's electric grid with Salt River Project (SRP) and Arizona Public Service (APS). After the fires in California last summer and the Texas Deep Freeze this year, can our power grid face similar challenges during the summer desert heat? The planning and challenges both utilities face every summer makes our grid very different from those events. From making electricity, distribution and management, its a very efficient system.

Duration:00:39:06

6/19/21 - OUTDOOR LIVING HOUR! Watering Gardens And Trees In Summer Heat!

6/19/2021
Jay Harper discusses watering thru hot, extreme heat and the drought. Tips on being water savvy, placing where its needed and avoid overwatering that can lead to root rot. Evaluating plants by replacing with native plants. Keeping the ground moist longer with the advantages of soil probes. Likely reason saguaro blooms were on the sides of the cactus. Plus Jay's 'tuna can' trick for proper lawn watering.

Duration:00:39:08

6/12/21 - OPEN HOME HOUR! Circulating Pumps, Monsoon Season Prep And Listener Questions!

6/12/2021
Monsoon Season is June 15th-September 30th. We discuss some preparation tips to be ready inside and out. How to avoid wasting water with a hot water recirculating pump. Listener questions on a fire retardant for a home near a wildfire area, a cork roof coating and more!

Duration:00:38:55

6/12/21 - ON THE HOUSE HOUR! From Sloped To Flat, A Deep Dive Into Roofing!

6/12/2021
There are many types of roofs in Arizona. How do you know which type you have? Do you know their individual strengths? What are their weaknesses and how to mitigate them? Tyler Johnson of Johnson Roofing discusses the components of each type of roofing right down to the smallest details. From asphalt singles to concrete tile, flat roofs, rolled and even metal. The right roof well maintained will pay dividends for years.

Duration:00:39:02