Here's an overview of this week's 3 hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour - Farm Fresh with Arizona Farm Bureau
On The House Hour: Baby, It’s Hot Inside!
The time will come when we seek some indoor heat. From your central heating system to your honey, there are a lot of heating options to choose from. Let’s take a look....
Homeowner Topic: Open Home Hour!
Weekly To-Do Topic: #Hospitality - READ MORE>> | Join us this Saturday; we'll be talking about holiday hospitality in a different light - Curb to Front Door Holiday Hospitality
If you have a question on maintaining something in your home - GIVE US A CALL!!
Arizona Farm Bureau's Julie Murphree guest is Tammy Baker, General Manager of Arizona Milk Producers.
Dairy is a big part of Arizona's economy in revenue and jobs. Most of the milk in local stores come from Arizona dairies.
Tammy discusses the role of nutritionists for the herds. Its not just feed and milking cows.
How to tell if the milk in the stores is local.
Milk is the original sport drink. Great post recovery drink after workout.
Local milk products like Shamrock, Fairlife, private label store brands and others!
Cheese made with Arizona milk is found across the country including McDonalds. '
Milk And More for Arizona Cheese.
Holidays are a big time for dairy. Recipes!
From skim to whole milk, it has the same amount of high quality essesntial nutrients. Milk alternatives don't have the same.
Tammy points out '3 servings of dairy a day' has many benefits from prenatal development to essential Vitamin D and calcium.
Please for the love of God, why can't Rosie find Whole Buttermilk??
Dairy farmers commitment to sustainability. Water recycling, care for the land and we'll bet you never heard of methane digesters used to create fuel.
How is the expiration date determine on a container of milk? Plus tips to maximize its freshness.
Question on evaporated milk. How is it made to keep it shelf stable?
What can you do to control your energy cost cooling your home? Air conditioning is half of your summer cooling bill. (In the desert)
November is the right time to examine your electric bill and finding out the cost of cooling your home this past summer. Starting with your base load from the November bill. Rosie explains what that means to see how much energy was used and the cost.
Discussion of ideal temperatures in the home.
CALLER: Has a gas water heater and wonders do they have to shower during off peak electric hours to save money or does that even matter at all? We go over his electric bill to find out.
Discussion of balancing comfort in your home.
CALLER: (not aired) Does a variable speed air conditioning compressor work well with the Super Cooling method?
TEXT: Can a smart thermostat work with Super Cooling?
TEXT: Whats the secret of loosening the anode rod in a water heater?
Discussion of this week's blog on keeping warm in your home. An alternative to a heating blanket: a heated mattress pad below the mattress cover.
CALLER: Has a 2013 built home with great air conditioning (3 A/C Units on the home). One room just stays hot and would like a suggestion of how to solve it.
Discussion of the safety of water heater temperatures. Is there a standard and what temperatures you should avoid so you don't get hurt.
Jennifer learned about manditory water heater temperature check for Foster Programs.
Rosie explains a fireman's test to see if your hot water from the heater is the right temperature. It involves using coffee crystals.
Skiing season in Arizona.
Discussion of some cities offering rebates to remove summer lawns to low water landscapes. We mention what Scottsdale has to offer.
Discussion on a study about who are the primary decision makers for a remodeling project by a couple. Men or Women?
Answer some homeowner questions from this week. Repairing a doorbell. Which is a better pool interior: Plaster or Pebble Tec? Will insulating water pipes in the attic cool the water down during the summer months?
CALLER: Replaced an old evaporative cooler on the roof. The boot it was connected to remains exposed. What to do with the boot hole? Could a whirly bird be installed over the hole or something else to consider?
Life Worth Living In Place segment on holiday scams and buying from reputable websites. Plus some products for seniors she found including a one handed can opener, walking handle, a collapsible walking cane and Knork dining flatware.
Weekly To Do on Holiday Hospitality. Cleaning and decorating the front of your home for inviting guests.
Update on our Rosie On The House Staycations.