Blog - Rosie on the House

01 November 2016

If you're thinking of hiring someone else to put up your Christmas Lights, there are important considerations every homeowner's need to know. This article breaks down the six...

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26 October 2016

Is it your turn to host Thanksgiving? Besides planning the menu and vacuuming under the dining room table, here are six do-it-yourself fixes that may make...

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25 October 2016

Every toilet and sink in your home has water supply lines that connect into the home’s ...

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19 October 2016

Nothing dates a house like old lighting fixtures and old-style light bulbs. So what are some of the trends in the lighting marketplace? And are these...

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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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