Blog - Rosie on the House

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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20 December 2016

It’s the season when we think more often about being kind to others. And it’s also the last week of the year when...

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13 December 2016

This time of year, with all the cooking and entertaining that is happening in your home, your Garbage Disposal can get ...

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13 December 2016

There's always so much to do this time of year. You have several parties to go to - and perhaps even parties to host. And, you're in a constant struggle to...

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07 December 2016

You have to replace your refrigerator or your range or your microwave and you’re experiencing sticker shock about...

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01 December 2016

With 300 days of sunshine a year, it’s no wonder why so many of us living in the...

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29 November 2016

Are manufactured homes good to buy? How hard are they to maintain? Often owners of manufactured homes call Rosie on the House to say they’re having a tough time ...

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