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: Who Are The People In Your Neighborhood?
When we think of neighbors, many of us tend to think of the people next door, across the street, or directly behind our houses. There are many more neighbors to consider and many factors that make each of us different. At the end of the day, we are members of the same community. Being neighborly, among other things, means being kind and helpful to those in our community......
Homeowner Topic: Open Home Hour!
Weekly To-Do Topic: #GoodNeighbor - READ MORE>> | Join us this Saturday; being a good neighbor extends beyond your neighborhood. Learn how you can help those in your community and those who are looking to be apart of your community.
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Farm Fresh Leafy Greens!
Arizona Farm Bureau's Julie Murphree is joined by Kami Weddle of Rousseau Farms. She oversees food safety. Kami talks about her background in food safety and what her job entails.
Arizona has led the way for food safety across America. Climate conditions are right growing 15 types of leafy greens.
Consumption of leafy greens is low but is a must for your diet!
Kami talks about what she likes about her position in food safety.
Discussion of the process of harvesting and packing products. Explains the Marketing Agreement Program Guidance.
Food safety is high priority with 130 million servings of leafy greens per day! Vitamin and nutrient rich!
Details the greens, fruits and vegetables grown annually in Arizona. Find the Seasonal Chart at Fill Your Plate.org. for seasonal produce.
Kami's shares her favorite recipes for smoothies and salads.
Discussion of a Zillow report that says 72% of homeowner are planning projects or finishing remodeling projects. Plus another study that reports where people moving to Arizona are coming from. And short term/AirBnB type homes in neighborhoods.
CALLER: While replacing the floor in the house they found a lot of water and mold damage around widows and front door. Looking for help to repair that damage.
CALLER: Previous home owners put vinyl siding panels over the drywall on the patio overhang. Panels started to bubble and a few panels popped off the wall.
Continuing the conservation with the vinyl plank failure off drywall.
More on the migration of people moving to Arizona. The two surprising places they're moving from. How the cost of living in Phoenix and Tucson compares to the national average.
CALLER: Has a cracked shower stall. Was given a bid on replacing it and what it entails. But with a warranty on the work the bid was higher. Questioning the bid.
Continuing the conservation on the shower repair and questioned the bid.
Welcoming neighbors to your neighborhood. Tips include getting a Neighborhood Watch started. Advantages of the Nextdoor app to connect to your neighbors. Nextdoor's 10 things to watch for.
CALLER: Has an aluminum roof over an enclosed screened patio. Noticed some pinholes that leak when it rains.
CALLER: How to hang pictures on a cement block wall?
As part of a Neighborhood Watch, identifying short term rental homes (Vrbo/AirBnb). All rentals have strict rules but what to do if those temporary neighbors become noisy and loud.
Talking with David Weedman, Aquatic Habitat Supervisor for Arizona Game And Fish. Placing, sinking Christmas trees to create fish habitat structures at Saguaro Lake and other lakes around the state. Some of the fish species it benefits.
Opportunities to volunteer for Arizona Game And Fish!
How volunteering is part of being a good neighbor!
Starting small in deciding what you're good at, want to learn or enjoy helping organizations
Good idea to learn more about those organizations at Charity Navigator.org A guide to intelligent giving.
CALLER: Bought a new manufactured home under warranty. Inspecting the roof saw 30 plus exposed nails not covered with shingles. The builder's approved method was to white paint over them. Not gonna happen. Any suggestions on a fix?
Story about a modular home factory planned for the Navajo Nation at the old coal electric generating site.
Discussion of the mistakes home buyers and sellers make. Including the history of a flipped home, not to compromise on location, proper home inspection and never panic buy.
CALLER: Looking to remodel the bathrooms. Can the value of a home increase or decrease if they go with two walk in showers or one walk in and tub shower?
Rosie On The House! Number One Home Referral Network for 13 years in a row in Arizona! 35 years on the radio and the website Rosie On The House.com
Discussion of what to pack and prepare for on every road trip.