Blog - Rosie on the House

26 April 2017

It's the time of year when you need to remove the dirt and dust. Here are seven suggestions for ...

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20 April 2017

Spring cleaning season is finally here. Have you thought about how to organize your......

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19 April 2017

Not long ago, I visited a Scottsdale house sold by a so-called “flipper,” who did a major remodel. Load-bearing walls were removed to open up the floor plan. The kitchen was redone, too, which led to relocation of a gas meter. Critical parts of the work did not meet......

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11 April 2017

Everybody talks about smart houses, but many of us wonder if they really work the way they should and whether we’re...

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04 April 2017

Many homeowners fantasize about hiring an architect to design a dream house for them, but few people ever get that chance. Even if you can’t do that, maybe you’ve wondered about hiring an architect to design......

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01 April 2017

You won't believe the 5 unique companies Rosie on the House uncovered. If you're an Arizona homeowner you are going to want to...

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29 March 2017

You may wonder if solar electric power is still a good buy for homeowners. That’s because power companies have been changing how they reimburse homeowners......

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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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