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: Pivot Doors: A Fresh Patio Trend That Brings The Outdoors In
If you're a homeowner thinking about patio options to open up the back of the house and looking to invest in something more expansive than French doors or sliders, there's a growing trend that just might be the perfect solution: glass pivot doors. You've probably seen the popular oversized sliding glass doors that create a glorious, seamless flow from the inside of a home to the patio. They're stunning, especially when they go all the way up to the ceiling. But this new trend takes the idea of moveable glass walls one step further...
Homeowner Topic: Open Home!
Weekly To-Do Topic: #MistingSystems | Tune-In! We'll chat about how you can stay cool this summer while outdoors with some mister action!
Tim Peterson of Arizona Grass Raised Beef is Julie Murphree's guest.
Tim talks about the history and family life on the ranch. Plus the other ranches they own around the state.
What makes their ranch unique is they are fully integrated. Raise the beef, process in their own USDA approved plant for quality control and sell on line to anywhere in the country.
Efficient in using every part of the cattle. Some of their latest products are bone broth, tallow, jerky and pet treats!
85% of sales are off the internet. The rest are businesses around the state.
Arizona Farm Bureau points out beef production accounts for $784 million in cash receipts.
You can order quarter, half or full beef. Thats a lot of beef to store. We explain how big of a freezer space you need to hold it all.
Tim explains his proper way to cook grass fed beef. And the one mistake most make when cooking it.
Tim's ranches practice regenerative agriculture. Its importance to reviving and keeping grass lands. That includes helping the enviroment, water and wildlife. The 8 ways ranches benefit from rebuilding and restoring.
Discussion of methane (we'll let you listen for that :)
Tim is extremely proud of growing up on a farm and his family are learning values from doing it too!
Tim's proudest accomplishment is taking a rundown ranch and rebuilding it to proper enviromental standards. Grazing patterns, waterways and wildlife benefits are huge!
Farming is 56% more efficient on the enviroment that golfing? Romey explains.
Arcadia Meats features Arizona Grass Fed Beef as its available.
Sal Sucato of DunRite Window And Doors joins the conversation on new innovations in window and patio doors!
Replacing underperforming windows installed in the 60's thru 80's homes. What R value, Low E and keeping dirt out are keys to an efficient and correct installation of windows. The right window and glass can keep each room in a consistant temperature and comfort level.
Low E coatings and argon gas are in today's dual pane windows. R value is the material resistance to resist heat transfer. Higher the R value, better the window.
Discussion of a recent installation project by DunRite Rosie and Romey got to see first hand. They describe the home with lots of glass and patio facing west. Sal talks about the homeowner's motivation to call him about the project.
Discussion of a kitchen window replacement with a west facing patio. Wanted something larger than a 36 inch sliding window. Sal explains how they redesigned a door to expand that opening. A push out casement style window thats efficient and sealed.
Sal clarifies how window and door energy efficiency relates to the homeowner. Installing a few windows versus replacing all is notable with blocking 99% UV and 88% heat. The investment is a quality of life issue.
We get calls about do it yourself projects. We explain why measuring, purchasing windows and doors yourself then calling someone to install is not a good idea to save money.
Discussion of the new pivot doors. An eyecatching efficient way to accentuate an entryway.
CALLER: Has dual and single pane windows in the home. Has had to sit with companies who insist on long presentations. Is this some sort of sales or training tatic?
GEAUX SUNS!!! (Series with Denver)
Story on the crazy pace of the hot housing market in the Valley.
We go into a deep dive into home warranties. Rosie explains why we don't endorse them and some better options to consider.
Rosie's encounter with a listener who calls our show 'Arizona Security Blanket'.
CALLER: Has a home wrapped with synthetic stucco. Found some damage and was told the entire home needs to be re-wrapped. Hired a contractor who was licensed (not a Rosie Certified contractor). After weeks and a day and half of work done, they have not returned to finish the job. (Great information in response on resources in hiring a contractor)
Our Weekly To Do on Misting Systems. One of the amenities that have a tendency to be overlooked when Arizona homeowners upgrade their patios. Rosie details how it works from the proper pumping system, stainless steel tubing and ceramic nozzles with proper pressure can make a big difference in cooling down your space.
CALLER: Regarding their misting system nozzles, why suggesting ceramic over brass? Rosie clarifies the brass and ceramic are both part of the nozzle.
Most Asked Question Of The Week: How long should a paint brush last? Rosie details what it takes and suggest a brand he's had for decades and still uses.
Takeaways from today's show!