Here's an overview of this week's three-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour: Talking Trees with John Eisenhower
John Eisenhower of Integrity SavATree joins us in studio! We'll be discussing our Tip of the Month #SeedPodReduction & our Tree of the Month #PaloBlanco
On the House Hour: The Challenge of Choosing The Right Color and Right Painter
Painting your home can seem like a daunting task, it is one of the larger paint jobs many us of us will experience during our lives. You'll want to be sure it gets done right, but what does thatexactly entail? This week we cover how to settle on the perfect paint for your home, and how to find the right painter to get that done!
Special guests Doug Caris of Arizona Painting Company, and Karen D'Andrea of Sherwin Williams join us in studio to provide futher insight and advice to ensure your next interior or exterior paint job goes off flawlessly.
Homeowner Topic: Swinging Doors
Weekly To-Do: #SwingingDoors | Do you have a door with a mind of it's own? Tune-in as we'll cover how to get that pesky door back in line!
Got A Question? Call in!
A week of rain beneficial to trees and plants. Prime time for pruning trees that hold their leaves. Reductions of shrubs and citrus.
Discussion of The Tree Of The Month: Palo Blanco. Janet Waibel explains what makes this tree something to think about.
Janet's Book: Sustainable Landscape Management
Challenges placing trees in landscaping.
TEXT: Is it OK to trim palm trees now.
Discussion of preparing for trees in landscape spaces for room to grow and why its important.
Soil condition and pot plants.
Discussion of weed control. Careful where you spray. Keep it off tree trunks.
CALLER: New home with a sisou tree. Wants to trim it down a bit and a way to control root growth.
CALLER: Has a Chinese Elm showing signs of dying with trunks breaking off at the ground.
Recent rain bring insects to trees and shrubs. John explains ways to control them. Also fertilization.
Special guests Doug Caris of Arizona Painting Company, and Karen D'Andrea of Sherwin Williams join us in studio to provide futher insight and advice to ensure your next interior or exterior paint job goes off flawlessly
Discusses how Arizona Painting Company offers 10 year warranty using Sherwin Williams paint.
Why we don't recommend elastomeric paint on a flat service and go with acrylic paint.
Sherwin Williams has over 1500 paint colors. How you can get a color consulation with Sherwin WIlliams and what it includes.
How they pick future colors. And the one color thats not popular anymore.
Sherwin Williams app called Color Snap Visualizer. Allows you to try the many colors in your home for a painting project.
Outside paint colors trend lighter, sheen color.
Discussion of the prep work involved before the painting starts.
Tricks on how to save extra paint.
TEXT: Had a painter who taped over the electrical outlet plates. Should they remove the cover plates before they paint?
More discussion on using darker bold colors on home exteriors.
Discussion of mortgage rates have dropped substantially, homes sitting on equity and opportunities to think about.
New way to buy a home that we're suspicious about and why.
Don't be weighed down by the current news cycle.
CALLER: Have a 2004 home that needs new insulation. Considering insulation in the attic and foam insulation sprayed to the bottom of the roof deck. The attic becomes an insulated space. Is it worth the investment for energy efficiency.
Short discussion about dryer vent cleaning.
Our Weekly 'How To' on a simple fix to the swinging/ghosting door. A door that won't stay put where you position it!
CALLER: Has a new home and discovered settling issues.
Discussion of how water recycles itself and how Las Vegas' motivation to reduce lawns works.
Rosie took this grandkids for his first visit to the Biosphere.