Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Arizona Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford
As it is the week of our Staycation, we are pleased to welcome our Staycation Partner for Cottonwood, Pines Motel!
Have you ever wanted to be a Cowboy? Rocco Wachmen of Arizona Cowboy College joins us to tell you how!
Driven by our friends at Sanderson Ford!
Outdoor Living Hour - Notes from the Nursery
Join us as we talk with Jay Harper about how to get that perfect #SummerLandscape!
We will also be taking your landscape and garden questions so give us a call!
On The House Topic: Good Quality Windows Can Provide Safety And Beauty
Windows allow natural light to be part of your indoor experience. Natural light provides health and mood benefits and makes performing daily tasks easier. Windows provide connection to the out of doors allowing us to enjoy views and make the space we are in feel bigger. You may be shopping for new windows for any of a number of reasons including, improving energy efficiency, upgraded safety, or updating the interior of your home
Open Home Hour: With A-Authentic Garage Door Service Co
Around Your House To-Do: #GarageDoorCare
Maintaining your garage door is a fairly simple DIY project. Darrell Peruch, of A-Authentic Garage Doors, says homeowners can help keep it in good repair by giving it a monthly inspection. The best maintenance practice includes keeping it clean and oiling the door roller, bearings, and hinges.
Rocco Wachman from The Arizona Cowboy College talks about the only school of its kind in the world. How to be a real Cowboy/Cowgirl and work on a real ranch.
He talks about his history from New York to Arizona.
Rocco's tips on how to pick the right horse and what he teaches from the beginning how to handle and ride.
Explains the Cowboy Immursion Program and what it involves.
History of the term 'Cimarron' and its many meanings. Making money in horses isn't a good idea.
Joke on learning to ride a bull.
Rocco's book 'Cowboy: The Ultimate Guide To Living Like A Great American Icon' is his take on the American Cowboy and what they actually do.
Rocco explains the people who sign up are a group who've never met, never done anything like this, work as a team and leave with a memory of a lifetime.
Rocco discusses techniques for trail riding. And how to sign up for Cowboy College!
Assisting actors riding horses shooting movies and exhibitions.
Farmers getting fields ready to plant various leafy greens for winter while the high country is getting ready to harvest.
Good time to get gardens prepared for planting leafy greens, root or stem vegetables. And planting with proper space between each vegetables.
CALLER: 2 year old lemon tree which was fine in the spring now has branches dying.
CALLER: Has a west facing front yard and looking for an evergreen tree that can provide shade. Give some various shade tree suggestions.
CALLER: Sod issue. Some of the grass is growning fine but has some bad spots.
Discussion on when to start preping for winter lawns as we get closer to October.
CALLER: Follow up on evergreen shade trees.
CALLER: Has two fruit trees planted 6 months ago and don't seem to be growing. Citrus take time to grow.
Romey talks about two roadrunners hanging out together. Never seen two together. Usually solitary hunters.
Adam Homer of Pella Windows talks about their latest innovation in widows. Including built in security sensors. Consumer Reports ranks them Number One.
Discussion about a favorite: Wood frame aluminum clad window and why it works. Plus an update of the current windows packages to choose from.
Including remote contol solar powered window blinds!
Adam explains Pella's Insynctive technology with security sensors built into the window and doors. Can work with your home security system.
Updating Pella's security in the three point locking system. Discussion of how it works properly with French Doors (double door), front door and sliding doors too.
Pella can make a sliding, disappearing wall up to 48 feet to open the outside into the inside of your living room.
How a properly installed window and door can reduce energy, less draft and dust in the home. Added plus is soundproofing. Pella uses thicker glass.
Pella can do a free home assessment of your doors and windows in Scottsdale and Tucson.
Why Pella uses titanium oxide in the vinyl windows for sturdiness.
Discussion of Pella's Duracast fiberglass windows. Thermally stable, doesn't expand or contract.
More about the 48 foot window wall.
TEXT: Does Pella install in new construction?
Average consumers will replace windows twice in a lifetime. Taking time to compare and learn the value of not going with cheap replacement.
Pella's wood clad products have a lifetime warranty.
August is Drowning Impact Awareness Month. Tracy joins us from the Tucson event to promote safety around the water. Drownings are split even between children and adults.
CALLER: Has a block fence in an HOA. Painted the side that shows on the homeowner's patio. Efflorescence (crystalized salt build up) is building up on the wall. Suggestions to remove it.
Stefan Gruber of Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators talks about the latest innovation in home elevators they design and manufacture. A work of art powered by air!
Our 'How To' topic of garage door maintenance. Raymond Egan of A-Authentic Garage Door gives you tip on things you can do to keep your garage door working properly. Including the suggested lubricant that works well.
CALLER: Has an occassional sewer odor in the home and can't seem to find the source.
Romey talks about a porch swing with a sway. Designed to look face to face instead of side by side.
CALLER: Has been using teflon spray for their garage door maintenance. Is it OK to use compared to lithium spray?