Blog - Rosie on the House

18 October 2016

As a homeowner, you enjoy decorating you house for the holidays. But you hate putting it all away. Whether it's a...

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12 October 2016

Almost every homeowner has lots of little jobs that never get done – from fixing a little hole in the drywall to moving a heavy...

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04 October 2016

If you want to buy a smart appliance, it’s going to easier soon. When we first got smart phones, we were thinking about staying in touch with...

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27 September 2016

Ever heard of an Earthship? An Earthship is actually a “sustainable” house that was the outgrowth of ...

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20 September 2016

Over the past couple of years, hundreds if not thousands of Arizona residents have learned from “Rosie on the House” about how to ...

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14 September 2016

Recently, the Internet has picked up on a new “trend” in kitchen renovation allegedly started by homeowners who want more enclosed, private kitchens, ones where...

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07 September 2016

Over the years, what you want in a home and what your family wants have probably changed a lot. The house that worked when you first...

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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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