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!
January Staycation Destination: #Phoenix!
We'll talk with Chuck Montgomery form the Hall Of Flame Musuem Of FireFighting, as he gives us the scoop on the worlds largest Fire Fighting Museum.
Tune-In & Win Arizona State Park Passes @ 7:20AM! Get ready to play true/false trivia!
Sponsored by our friends at Sanderson Ford!
Outdoor Living Hour: Talking Trees with John Eisenhower
On the House Hour: Home Safety Hazards & How To Prevent Them
There are many innocuous tasks we do around the house that with one wrong turn could lead to a visit to the ER. We spoke with Dr. Lisa Goldberg, Emergency Medicine, Tucson Medical Center (TMC) Emergency Department. The most common accidents around the house that the ER team sees at TMC are cuts and lacerations to the hands. Sometimes they result from bagel, avocado, and tomato debacles, but many come from DIY projects that require the use of a saw
Tune-In & Win Coyotes Tickets @ 9:20AM! Get ready to play trivia! Coyotes vs San Jose Sharks on January 14th @ 7:00PM
Homeowner Topic: #Radon
Plus we'll check up with Renee Louzon-Benn President of the Casa Grande Chamber Of Commerce at this year's Casa Grande Home Health & Garden Show
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Tune-In & Win ASU BBall Tickets @ 10:20AM! Get ready to play true/false trivia! ASU vs Colorado on January 16th @ 7:00PM
Chuck Montgomery and Mark Moorhead of The Hall Of Flame Museum in Phoenix discuss how the museum got start with a classic fire truck as a Christmas present in 1955. Some of the other fire equipment dating back to the 1700's including a hand pump truck.
Discussion of a bed wrench (or a bed key) and its importance fighting fires in the 1700's before fire insurance.
Biggest museum of its kind in the country. Guided tours tell in detail the story about each piece.
The role of the dalmation dog. Why it was associated with firemen and their purpose in the early days of firefighting. History of fire hoses and steeples on fire houses. Why 19th century trucks were designed to look elegant.
They house the Rescue 4 Fire Engine from 9/11. And the Granite Mountain Hotshots truck.
TEXT: How can you volunteer at the Hall Of Flame.
Firefighters and firehouses are America's first organized council. Towns and communities were built around them.
John Eisenhower joined by friends Steve and Donna talking Tree Of The Month: The Hop Bush or Hopseed Bush. A good screening bush for starters. Origins in Australia.
Tips for trimming deciduous trees.
Frost protection tips. Coverings include frost cloth and bed sheets. Why its not a good idea to tie it to the bottom of the tree.
Rick Cober discusses plant growth regulators. Designed to control growth of branches so they don't get too big. Keeping the top part of the plant from growing too tall for many reasons explained.
John summarizes Rick Cober's explanation of regulators.
CALLER: Roots of a 100 year old olive tree has caused the brick base near it to buckle. Wanting to repair with a smooth surface. How to handle the roots and preserve the tree.
First fertilizing of the year around Valentine's Day and spraying olive tree to stop producing fruit.
Our guests give out their favorite trees from Ironwoods to palo verdes.
Renee Louzen-Been, President Of The Casa Grande Chamber Of Commerce talks about the Home, Health and Garden Show.
Home Safety Hazards. The number one thing that can hurt you is the ladder. The proper way to set up an A-Frame and extension ladder. Plus the proper way to climb it.
More household hazards include bagels and avocados? Cuts and lacerations from slicing them happen more often than you think.
When looking for contractors, some tips to think about. The importance of pulling a permit. Testing for lead and asbestos. And more 'trick questions' to ask in finding the right contractor.
CALLER OFF AIR: Asked about using a contractor with an expired liscense. Rosie's explains other things associated with this.
Household kid injuries. Slips and falls in the bathroom.
Discussion of pre-built walls used on a home construction project.
Renee welcomes everyone to the Casa Grande Home, Health and Garden Show.
EMAIL: 15 year old home experiencing drywall cracking. Repair suggestions. Rosie details the types of cracks and how they could have formed from minor to major.
CALLER: Any solution to prevent a wet bathroom floor from a walk-in shower.
CALLER: Has squirrls living and messing up the shed. Suggestions how to get rid of them?
Followup to the squirrel problem using a Have A Heart trap to relocate them.
Our 'How To': Testing For Radon Gas. A naturally occuring gas that is very dangerous to your health. Testing is afforable and proper ventilation is the answer.