Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour - Farm Fresh with Arizona Farm Bureau
Unsolicited Seed Packs From China | Info:
On The House Hour: Creating Multi Use Spaces At Home For School & Work
Working from home is nothing new. As a matter of fact, in January of this year (2020) Scottsdale, Arizona was ranked the #1 city in the nation to work from home. Of course, Covid-19 has forced more people than ever to set up some sort of temporary or long term workstation at home. Working and schooling from home can be challenging as families work to find individual space and privacy and still have the normal functions of the home. We're here to help make these new arrangements work better for everyone...
Homeowner Topic: Open Home!
Weekly To-Do Topic: #InteriorPoolSurfaces | Join Rosie, Romey, & Jennifer - Let's make sure our pools last for years to come. When's the last time you resurfaced your pool?
Julie Murphree with Arizona Farm Bureau joined by Mark Beres, owner of Flying Leap Vineyards And Distillery discussing Arizona wine.
Mark and his brothers are Air Force Veterans who started Flying Leap by growing wine grapes for distribution. Leading to production of their wine vintages in 2013.
How the pandemic affected their tasting rooms and diversity into their distillery making hand sanitizers.
How their speciality of crafting unique wines have won them awards.
Arizona's potential of being a wine producing state. Mark discusses the unique varieties of grapes grown including the most common wine grapes grown in Arizona.
Mark details why most wine grapes are grown in Wilcox and Elgin.
With a small market, Flying Leap tends to produce rare wines.
Misconceptions that 'wine gets better with age' and how red wine is actually aged.
Mark explains the acreage of grapes grown at Flying Leap including the number of produced cases. And locations for tasting rooms and wine club.
Is there a difference with a bottle corked versus screw tops.
Wine country has become a destination for relaxing trips and provided jobs.
Flying Leap is home of their Arizona Rub for BBQ and other grilling recipes.
Unsolicited mystery seeds from China showing up in US mailboxes. Dept. Of Agriculture warns do not plant them.
Recent guest Crooked Sky Farms fighting an eminent domain issue with the City Of Phoenix.
Arizona Farm Bureau checking on their farm members during the pandemic.
Creating multi-use home spaces at home for school and work.
First thing making a space for a specific purpose is organizing. Removing distracting clutter in the school and work area. The 4 things to do with that clutter.
Rosie and Jennifer's experience in home schooling their kids. Teaching real life skills.
Improvements to consider in you space. Consider an electrician checking for proper power needs for electronics, lighting, the need for whole home surge protection instead of power strips and Wi-Fi security.
Discussion of backyard shed for storage instead of storage rentals. Urban Shed Concepts.
Latest E-Store product Earth Talon Trench Digger.
CALLER: Had water leak damage. Having issues with finding a contractor and insurance claim.
CALLER: 2007 air conditioner unit. Wants to know if its worth repairing or replacing based on the current unit condition.
CALLER: Lives in a rented 1500 square foot home. Energy bill is high based on $13-$15 a day to cool the home. Suggestions on what the problem may be and can it be solved.
Discuss questions: Does the age of the electrical panel matter installing whole home surge protection? How does a back up generator effect homeowner insurance? Repairing vigas tails?
Rosie's visit to the White Mountains and a roofing company's work he saw made a good impression. (All Custom Exteriors/Snowflake, AZ-Not Rosie Certified)
The most asked question of the week: How to remove nail polish spilled on the floor?
The wealth of information found at Rosie On The House.com.
Some of the homeowner specials you'll find on the Rosie On The House Home Maintenance Calendar for August.
CALLER: Listener explains how he runs the air conditioner and evaporative cooler together cooling the garage.
How Dubai creates islands to build on using DGSP.
Discussion of buying a mini split and installing it yourself could effect the warranty.
TEXT: Recently looked at cork paint. Does it make a good insulator?