Blog - Rosie on the House

17 September 2011

For Outdoor Windows2 Quarts Warm Water1/2 cup CornstarchMix it in a bucket. Use a sponge to clean, then buff dryFor Indoor Windows50% water 50% rubbing alcohol Put in a labeled spray bottle. If using on mirrors, spray paper towel with mixture, then b...

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04 August 2011

If you’re seeing crickets inside your home, the more serious predators are sure to follow. So get rid of those crickets—fast.Here’s what not to do: Don’t empty a can of Raid on those creepy crawlers. Sure, you’ll drown the ones you can se...

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26 July 2011

It used to be that every backyard swimming pool looked just about the same—because everybody relied on the same product—Keystone Kool Deck—to keep the deck around the pool comfortable under bare feet. In fact, if your pool deck was built befo...

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18 July 2011

Clem Hellmann of Quality Block and I agree that with pre-mix bags available, unless you are on a major jobsite with at least a dozen masons it's just not worth mixing yourself. However, if you are inclined to do so our friends at Superlite Block have...

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22 June 2011

Did you miss Rosie on Good Morning Arizona talking about Hail Damage Repair? Check it out! For all Rosie's Good Morning Arizona morning segments, visit Rosie's YouTube Channel!...

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04 September 2010

Certified Arborist John Eisenhower of Integrity Tree Service helps troubleshoot a Palo Verde tree that appears to be dying for Rosie on the House radio show caller. Learn more about John Eisenhower in this September's Partner of the Month article at ...

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31 August 2010
12 March 2010

Anyone who knows me knows my passion for cement products, and in particular, decorative concrete. Stamped, stained, coated, polished, colored, flattooed, sculptured and even furniture, I love it all! When I started the construction planning for my ho...

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11 March 2010

Take a minute to lean back and think about how many different types of building materials there have been over the ages and how many more are available today. Imagine animal hides for teepee's, lean-to's and log homes for early American settlers, hut...

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15 December 2009

We are asked ALL the time by people about to travel to Louisiana "what should I do while I'm there." So here are the Romero's "Must Stops" when traveling west to east along I-17. Sorry, much north of that too far north for these Cajuns and we'll have...

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04 December 2009

Few things eek the Romero's more than poor manners! Sadly we see more of them during the holidays than any other time of the year. Temper fuses shorten, driving manners worsen, Wither your home amongst family and friend, out on the road running aroun...

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07 October 2009

For most of us, our homes are the largest investment we'll make in our lives, but all too often it's the investment we know the least about.Closing the fourth quarter of 2008, the median home price for single-family residence in Pinal County was $119...

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05 May 2009

pictures of all the "DO NOT DO IT THIS WAY" photos from the rigger DIY guy......

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27 March 2009

Surge Suppression for energy savings:The following Provided by AHSThis was the original one I sent you but has been updated:http://www.mikeholt.com/mojonewsarchive/EES-HTML/HTML/TvssClaimsEnergySavings-Update~20030421.htmAlso see:http://www.powerqual...

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05 March 2009

Before I get up on my soap box to talk about water treatment, there's something about me you should know: Water treatment and I have a past.The first home I can remember living when I was around four was a modular in New River, where were we had no c...

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02 March 2009

The Rosie on the House position on "green" living.What is green? http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm?fileName=090101a.xmlMichael Anschel of Verified Green video on http://hwtv.jlconline.com/The Six Sins of Green WashingHidden trade offsNo p...

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27 January 2009

List the best family pranks/surprises. Rachael & Wayne Christmas Visit? One of the top being Dad working out Valentines give away gifts for radio listeners and leaving me alone to do the show alone.Play favorite break-up songs??? Thank God & Greyhound ...

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14 January 2009

Hey y’all!I believe everyone has a gift, a gift given to us by our Sovereign Ruler to use to serve His higher calling. Those we remember from history, good and bad, are the ones who used their gifts as men and women of honor and who always stood up...

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14 January 2009

Every time we interview the Arizona Registrar of Contractor (ROC) or write about the importance of the ROC an article, we get complaints from homeowners who are frustrated with the ROC and don't understand why we support them. We've heard at times th...

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14 January 2009