Blog - Rosie on the House

22 March 2017

You want to redo your kitchen and bathroom because they’re old and tired, but new surveys indicate remodeling your outdoor living areas can be a good...

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15 March 2017

Voting has closed in our First Annual Great Plumbing Bowl, featuring the three participants from Benjamin Franklin Plumbing who made...

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13 March 2017

July's rate case APS has before the Cooperation Commission will effect the current net-metering billing structure. You can protect your electric bill and lock in your rates by going solar if you reserve your bid before June 2017....

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09 March 2017

By now, you’ve probably heard me talk dozens of times about how you can improve your home and lifestyle by buying a new air conditioner or adding insulation or repairing leaky air ducts as well as other similar projects. But what you may not know is that......

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07 March 2017

Rosie on the House is proud to annouce the addition of 11 new home improvement contractors and service providers to Arizona's #1 Ranked Referral Network. These 11 companies not only demonstrate a conviction to...

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01 March 2017

Living in the desert, you can benefit from having highly efficient, dual-paned windows to keep a lot of the heat and sun out of your home. In an older home, 20 years old or more, you may already have dual-paned windows, but they won’t...

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22 February 2017

It’s the time of year when Arizona residents start planning if they want to plant a new lawn in their yard. You need to decide what kind of grass to plant, how big that lawn will be, whether you’ll go...

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17 February 2017

Rosie on the House and Benjamin Franklin Plumbing are proud to announce the first-annual, Great Plumbing Bowl! Being a plumber is a...

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16 February 2017

Is Your Swimming Pool Showing Its Age -- and Its Algae? There’s nothing scenic about looking out a window wall with a view of a pool with...

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08 February 2017

You want new kitchen cabinets, but the number of choices for kitchen and/or bath is so huge it’s almost paralyzing. How can you decide among all...

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02 February 2017

Our friend, Jan D'Atri has another wonderful recipe to share with us -- and this super scrumptious recipe is perfect for...

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01 February 2017

You want to remodel; you want to repaint; but you could use some advice. How do you get design help when you’re on a tight budget? There are many possibilities but expect to spend...

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27 January 2017

The unsung ‘Heroes of the Household’ are our toilets. Just like a lot of other household items around your home, you don’t think much about toilets until they ...

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25 January 2017

Nothing says you’re in Arizona better than those silhouettes of saguaros set against a red sky at sunset. After all, the National Park Service says, saguaros mostly grow in...

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18 January 2017

Did you make a resolution to get organized this year? If so, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most ...

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17 January 2017

Buying a house is one of the biggest, most costly decisions you make in life. So, it’s always a good idea to have...

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11 January 2017

HOAs in Arizona often make news, but in part that’s because our state has...

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04 January 2017

Pruning trees in Arizona -- particularly in desert areas – is a little like remodeling your house. It’s complicated and takes some...

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22 December 2016

This past year on our “Rosie on the House” radio program and our website RosieontheHouse.com, we answered hundreds of questions from homeowners with ...

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21 December 2016

This time of year can be very hectic with all the holiday festivities, parties and dinners. Whether it’s ...

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