Blog - Rosie on the House

31 August 2016

When you moved into your house 10 years ago, you promised yourself you’d update the place. But like most homeowners...

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24 August 2016

How do people become independent contractors in home improvement and repairs? To do it right, it’s a lot more work than...

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16 August 2016

We’re almost through August, and we’re headed for the goal line. The temps will be dropping soon, and we can all start celebrating with football parties on the patio. But if you really want to score this season...

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09 August 2016

Hiring a contractor to work on your home? Recently, we talked to Jeff Fleetham, the director of the Arizona Registrar of Contractors, about how to avoid ...

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02 August 2016

Have you been thinking about adding a “mother-in-law” unit to your house for Mom and Dad? You’re not alone; this is an issue that...

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27 July 2016

Not long ago, we told you about plants that are tough to grow in Arizona. But there are also plants that seem to...

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19 July 2016

If you’re selling your house, you have to be really honest with potential buyers. That old warning, “Let the buyer beware,” should probably read...

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13 July 2016

Your aging kitchen faucet is dripping again and you can’t find parts any more to fix it. The finish on the faucet looks ...

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06 July 2016

Whenever you plan a do-it-yourself project, you probably wonder how long it will take. Can you finish in ...

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29 June 2016

Over the years we’ve found that there are several unique plants that many Arizona residents really yearn to have in their yards despite the fact that the odds of success are ...

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21 June 2016

Are you daydreaming about buying your very own cabin up in the Arizona mountains? Somewhere at 8,000 feet where the lows are in the 50s and the highs are in the...

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17 June 2016

Recently, our friends over at Arizona Federal Credit Union interviewed Rosie Romero about home improvement projects for their member publication, Financially Empowered. As author, Tim Vogel states in the article...

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15 June 2016

There are always things to fix when you move into your very first home. If you’re an amateur at do-it-yourself repairs, you can be overwhelmed by the numbers and kinds of tools available and on sale in local hardware stores. But here are...

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14 June 2016

Rosie on the House is excited to announce four new home improvement service providers are joining its #1 Ranked Arizona Referral Network. As you may know, Rosie-Certified Partners are the most tightly screened ...

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08 June 2016

Lots of experts have great ideas for improving the curb appeal of your house so you can sell it more quickly. Repainting your house often tops the list. But that can cost...

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01 June 2016

One of the most popular topics we see on our website and hear about on our radio program is "How do you convert your carport to a garage." This article covers the 7 basic suggestions for creating the perfect...

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24 May 2016

The HGTV network was born 20 years ago, and it’s been a big ratings smash ever since. Among its hot successes: “Property Brothers,” “Fixer Upper,” “Love It or List It,” and “Flip or Flop,” where faded and even junky homes are transformed by...

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17 May 2016

Do you want to hire a contractor to paint your house or fix your roof or renovate your kitchen? Of course, you should hire a dependable contractor to do the job, someone who is licensed by the state and insured and someone who has good references. Then you’re going to need that person to ...

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16 May 2016

Lights! Camera! Action! That's right, Rosie on the House is excited to launch yet another valuable resource for Arizona homeowners – and this time...

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12 May 2016

Ever heard of a “mini-split”? It’s a special kind of ductless air conditioner that’s growing in popularity and is very efficient and cheap to run, compared to traditional air conditioners or evaporative coolers. These mini devices can also be...

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