Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Weekend Wake-Up Hour Driven By Sanderson Ford
Start your mornings off with Rosie on the House as we chat with Roger Naylor about the best things to do in Arizona during 2019!
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Homeowner Topic: Open Lines & The Lizzie Bell Blood Drive
The Rosie Team will be at the Bell Home Extreme Home Makeover 10th Anniversary Tour & Blood Drive
Weekly To-Do: #GarbageDisposal
You rarely think about the pipes supplying fresh water to your house and carrying sewage and wastewater away. However, the age and condition of your pipes might keep you awake at night, or cause you a great deal of stress and expense should something go wrong. Here are some key facts about plumbing in Arizona homes and what you can do to care for it.
Arizona Highways Editor and author Roger Naylor goes over his 2019 Bucket List Of Best Things To Do In Arizona.
Have a drink at the historic Palace Saloon in Prescott, AZ
Explore Kartcher Caverns
Spend the night at La Posada Hotel in Winslow AZ
Hop aboard The Verde Canyon Railroad
Browse for treasures at Hubbell Trading Post, Ganado AZ on the Navajo Reservation
Enjoy a chimichanga at El Charro in Tucson. Family owned since 1922. Claimed the invention of the chimichanga
Look for spring wildflowers
Swim at Slide Rock State Park (when its warmer:)
Visit Seligman, AZ. The town that saved and keeping Route 66 alive.
Walk the streets of Tombstone, AZ
Fish the Little Colorado River in the White Mountains
Watch a Grand Canyon sunset
Visit Kingman AZ Historic Downtown. And many hiking trail in the area.
Roger adds some of his favorite places around Tubac, AZ. Our February Staycation.
Roger was inducted into the Arizona Tourism Hall Of Fame.
John Eisnehower of Integrity Tree Service talks about the Tree Of The Month: Foothill Palo Verde. A native, smaller, druable tree for any landscape. Blooms early spring.
Getting weeds under control after recent rains.
Olive tree spraying now during the bloom cycle.
Discussion of pruning the frost damaged parts of the tree.
CALLER: Has big citrus trees that have never been trimmed and wants to know if its safe to prune back now.
Discussion of citrus fertilization and the basic rule of thumb to fertilize trees on 3 dates: Valentine's Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day.
Follow instructions of dosage of fertilizer per period.
Integrity Tree Services Tree Calendar. A good guide for tree care.
John discusses their Tree Maintenance Plan.
TEXT: Evergreen pistach tree planted in October. Sent a picture and wanted to know if it looks OK.
TEXT: Missed fertilizing a tree, over fertilized to make up for it and all the leaves have fallen off. How can I bring it back.
CALLER: Wants to plant a bay laurel tree. Do they grow well here.
CALLER: Has an ash tree with a split trunk with fine sawdust that could be black ants. Plus any concern about the emerald ash borer pest.
CALLER: Has about 55 pine trees and a few are damaged likely by bark beetles. Solution.
John talks about the pruning class.
Announces Integrity Tree Service association with SavATree. The 34th branch of SavATree and first time in Arizona.
SUPRISE!!! ROSIE IS BACK IN THE HOUSE!!!
Discussion of the Cost Versus Value Report. Explains how the report is gathered. Report focus on the cost bathroom remodeling. Its drastically low.
The point is beware of remodelers who lowball a project.
CALLER: Looking for suggestions to clean up construction dust after a bathroom remodeling.
CALLER: Has a double door with blinds sealed in between the windows. Uses a magnet to raise and lower the blind. The blind doesn't move.
CALLER: Considering a water softening system that uses magnets. Wants to know our opinion on this system.
CALLER: Good wishes to Rosie and thank you for the show.
CALLER: Has a wobbling ceilling fan. Used weights on the blades but it doesn't work. Any suggestions.
Discussion of our 'How To' on Garbage Disposals
Susan joins us from Tucson for the Bell Home Extreme Makeover Home 10th Anniversary. See the episode HERE.
Supply lines and water pressure discussion.
CALLER: Rosie's Mom Baby Kay!! So happy to hear Rosie back on the show :)
CALLER: Looking to remove the current granite counter top and replace with a different color. Wants suggestions on how to remove it. (Aztec Marble And Granite)
Rosie's suggestion on installing quartz counter tops.
Discussion of a plumbing issue called Air Hammering and ways to fix it.
Water softening systems are a good way to keep scale buildup in your plumbing.
Drains and vent systems. Toilet paper is designed to flush down the toilet.
Plumbers say 3 things will clog a drain line: Kleenex, cotton swabs and moist toweletts.
The Anode rod in the water heater.
CALLER: Has an acoustic issue (echo) in a room after removing popcorn ceiling and installing tile.