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!
January Staycation Destination: #Phoenix!
Weekend Events & Highlights:
Scottsdale Parada Del Sol
Opening weekend of the Arizona Renaissance Festival
Tune-In & Win Arizona State Park Passes @ 7:20AM! Get ready to play true/false trivia!
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Outdoor Living Hour: Talking Trees with John Eisenhower
John Eisenhower of Integrity SavATree joins us in studio! We'll be discussing #FertilizeQueenPalm & #SimpleleafChastetree
On the House Hour: Rosie & Jennifer Recap the Kitchen & Bath Show KBIS
The convention floor buzzed with excitement last month as the National Kitchen and Bath show got under way. Designers and builders viewed the hundreds of manufacturer booths that lined the floor looking for the latest and greatest finds for homeowners. Here are a few of our top picks from the show...
Homeowner Topic: #Dimm
Weekly To-Do: #Dimmers | The flick of a switch or a slow transition, how do you like your light? Dimmers vs. traditional light switches create ambiance and can reduce the number of times you get up from the sofa to turn the lights on and off.
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Tune-In & Win AZ Renaissance Fest. Tickets: 10:20AM
Events of the day include the Hashknife Pony Express arrival, Parada Del Sol Parade and Celebration in Old Town Scottsdale and more!
Discussion about the band Chicago, one of the most romantic places Sedona, and more events.
More on LSU's National Championship, thoughts on the Super Bowl Halftime Show in Miami, spending the night in The Cave Motel Room at Grand Canyon Caverns, Rosie's hike to the ruins of the old calvery fort Camp Reno.
Valentine's Day reminders and camping places around Arizona for first timers.
SavATree Integrity Tree Service's John Eisenhower joined by Assistant Maricopa Cooperative Extension's Rebecca Senior. Discussing the Tree Of The Month Vitex Trifolia or Chaste Tree.
Tips on carefully cutting back frost damaged trees. Getting pre-emergent down to control weeds. Plus another way to tackle weeds by burying or covering with wood chips. John explains how.
TEXT: If using wood chips to cover and kill weeds, does it bring insect activity like crickets, ants or scorpions? John explains the many advantages with wood chips.
Discussion on mulching and a website to get free wood chips at Get Chip Drop.Com
This is prime time for pruning certain trees in February. Toward the end trimming decideous trees. Rebecca explains how to prune for new growth.
2/15-4/1 is the right time for reduction pruning your citrus trees. Average end of frost season to beginning of warmer temperatures leading to summer heat.
CALLER: Dug a hole and planted Texas Sage/Ranger trees last August. Bloomed twice but now looks worn out. Should we use wood chips, mulch around it or fertilize?
Difference between trimming and pruning. John explains tree pruning to ANSI Standards.
CALLER: Has desert mistletoe and wants to know if they should remove it.
CALLER: Has a 3 year old mesquite tree that has a consistant thin trunk that needs steaking. Is that normal?
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From the Kitchen & Bath Industrial Show in Las Vegas: Sheri Gold of Monogram & GE Brand Appliances discusses their smart products that can be used by anyone including those with physical challenges.
CALLER: Wants to install new dual pane windows. Nothing fancy, just to keep the heat out. Looking for guidance on what to look for after a wide range of estimates.
More finds at the KBIS Show. Living On The Ledge Furniture. In pool furniture that Rosie says changed his life toward his pool.
Interview with Jacob with Grand Canyon Gas Logs. Realistic looking logs for gas fireplaces, pits and tables. Logs come in many 'species' designed for heating and look!
Recaping the show so far.
CALLER: Has a 27 year old pitched roof and wants to install a new roof. Square footage estimate seems larger than the homeowner thinks. Suggestions on where to start. Plus an odor coming from the hot water.
Weekly 'To Do' on light Dimmers. Ben with Fox Valley Electric discusses things you need to know. Lamps compatible for dimming. How does it work with ceiling fan light fixture. Replacing the two fuction light switch with a dimmer.
More with dimmers and Fox Valley Electric. Option of types of dimmers from dials, slides and even wireless.
A-Authentic Garage Door says don't use an LED light as a garage door light.
CALLER: What to examine on a roof when its time to replace asphault shingles. Also a metal roof option.
Craftjack Survey on the most physically demanding jobs in contracting.
More on a previous discussion on realtors selling remodeled flipped homes with no permits or liscensed contractors.
Arizona Assocation Of Realtors code of ethics passed last year says home flippers must use liscensed contractors before they can draw a permit to remodel existing home.
SPDS report is Sellers Property Disclosure Sheet.