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!
Discovering our November Staycation Destination #Kingman!
We talk with Ben Buehler Garcia of American Warrior Radio
Sponsored by our friends at Sanderson Ford!
Outdoor Living Hour: Talking Trees with John Eisenhower
On the House Hour: Winter Warmth & Indoor Heating with Green ID
Now that the temperatures in most of the state have dropped below 90 degrees, we can finally turn off our cooling systems. While we are in the sweet spot of not having to run any air temperature regulating system, make an appointment to get your heating system serviced and ready for the upcoming cold nights. They will come . . . eventually, and you will want to be ready
Homeowner Topic: Open Home Hour
Weekly To-Do: Its that time of year where most of us will play host! Tune in to find out what you should do to make sure you're ready for #HolidayGuests
Got A Question? Call in!
Ben B Garcia (BBG) is the host of American Warrior Radio. He talks about the show's beginnings, the stories of the the men and women who protect us here and abroad and the important distinction between Veterans Day and Memorial Day.
Ben discusses his preparation for each show, choosing his guests including one guest who says America is the last bastion of hope of freedom in the world.
Ben discusses some of the challenges he faces on the show including sponsorships. And more stories from the show.
Preparing for the big LSU/Alabama game, where Arizona colleges rank in the country and Veterans Day events.
John Eisenhower with SavATree Integrity Tree Service gives us details the Tree Of The Month the Arizona Rosewood. Native, evergreen tree. Many advantages.
Slow growing versus fast growing trees can vary with more or less litter. A tree sap called slime flux and solutions to clean it off surfaces.
Fall fertilization helps trees store nutrients for a spring push. Pruning tips should be light for frost sensitive plants.
TEXT: Wants to know if they can grow an Arizona Rosewood tree in Munds Park, AZ (higher elevation).
CALLER: Has oleanders with a bacterial infection and looking rough. Could the Arizona Rosewood be a good replacement tree and the best way to completely remove the oleanders.
Quick pruning tips for decideous trees.
Tips on decorating your trees with holiday lights properly.
CALLER: A neighbor's sissoo tree roots has grown into their yard and sprouts are popping up. Its becomming a problem. What to do is tricky.
CALLER: Looking for shade tree suggestions for a west facing wall. John has some ideas.
CALLER: Has a very tall lemon tree that lost some big branches. Can they trim it down and can it grow new branches to replace what's missing.
EMAIL: Is there a general purpose fertilizer for trees?
Romey's story of aeroponics gardening on rooftops in Paris, France.
CALLER: Pecan tree pruning question about lower branches 4 feet from the ground.
John's pruning classes.
David Byrnes of Green ID discusses Home Enery Audits in the winter time. Home energy is just as important in the winter. David explains the hot to cold effect and the process in performing an energy audit for your home.
Story of a client with a $400 monthly power bill in a 1000 square foot house and what they uncovered as the problem.
Advantages of a home energy audit in a remodeling project.
What a homeowner can do to find leaks around the home. Doors, electrical sockets, windows.
Sealing the attic and air ducts can reduce dust in the home Seal it tight, ventilate it right!
Discussion about the holes in the ceiling that leak energy. Recessed lighting, exaust fans, wiring. Rosie's story of putting timers on bathroom exaust fans and how simple sealing can save energy.
Home energy audits sometimes aren't all the same. Getting two audits from different companies to compare the results.
Discussion of closing the drywall gaps around the home. Finding drafts with something as simple as an incense stick. Green ID can do an energy audit for just $99 which gives you a complete report of problem areas and upgrades if needed. Big advantage getting it done in the cooler months.
Explain the duct integrity certification that grew out of home energy audits for new construction.
CALLER: Has a really dusty house and suspects its coming from the duct work and insulation.
TEXT: SRP customer. Can supercooling work in their home with 3 people during the day?
TEXT: Had 2 energy audits done with completely opposite results.
30th Anniversay of the fall of The Berlin Wall.
Suggestions for getting your home ready for holiday guests. Use the bedrooms (and bathrooms) that are empty for a long time and live in them for a few days. Make room in closets. Live in them like you're the guest.
Stocking the pantry with food and drinks.
CALLER: Gutter installation and drainage line question. 3 or 4 inch drain line? Corrigated or PVC? Plus a code violation you can't drain water on city sidewalks. Rosie explains.
Rosie's important questions you should ask when you hire a contractor.