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6 Reasons Why You Want To Hire An Architect

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6 Reasons You Want To Hire An Architect (running time 7-11 a.m.)

7am wakeup

Weekend Wake-Up Hour

Start your morning off with Rosie on the House as we talk with a special guest and highlight Tucson’s revitalization project for downtown Tucson.

8am nurserynotes

Outdoor Living Hour - Notes from the Nursery

Tune in to hear Romey chat with a local Tucson nursery, from the SAHBA Homeshow!

9am DIYhour

Topic of the Week: 6 Reasons You Want to Hire an Architect

chauncey meyer architectChauncey Meyer of Chauncey Meyer Architect joins us to discuss the benefits of architects. 

10am topicoftheweek

Homeowner Topic: Air Conditioning

Temperature ControlTony Bohard of Temperature Control will be with Romey LIVE at the SAHBA Homeshow discussing home audits, new systems, and TEP rebates.

7:00AM - The Weekend Wake Up

Broadcasting on KTAR & KAZM: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 13:48)

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Romey & Jennifer are live in Tucson for the SAHBA Home & Patio Show!

  • The unique homes & way of life in Southern Arizona.

We invite Mark Irvin Commerical Real Estate Services to talk about Tucson.

  • Learn about the Mission Garden.
  • A Unique project using shipping containers.
  • Changes that have happened in the last 2 years and more that will happen. Exciting stuff!
  • Romey's unique dining experiences.

Segment 2 (running time 5:46)

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  • Mixing the old and the new to give visitors a unique visit to travelers.
  • Attend "Dillinger Days" this year!
  • Discussing the market, taxes and growing the tax base to increase the economy around Tucson.

Segment 3 (running time 15:05)

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  • Learn about The Tucson Roadrunners!
  • Discussing the music/theater venues in downtown Tucson.
  • Ride the Tucson Streetcar and the history behind it.
  • "4th Ave" and the fun events there.
  • The mission behind Rio Nuevo.
  • The work they are doing to increase ice and hockey around Tucson.

Segment 4 (running time 5:57)

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  • Updating a few hotels around the downtown area.
  • Historic buildings in the area and a few places to visit
  • Visit Tucson as they host a major NCAA Bowl game next year too!

8:00 AM Outdoor Hour

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Segment 1 (running time 13:00)

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Eric Clark with Civano Nursery joins Romey for the Outdoor Hour!

  • What Chris is working on in his yard and what's in bloom.
  • Defining "Deep watering" and the benefits to your trees and plants.
  • Some of our favorite trees that do well in the desert.
  • The Championship Tree Program in Arizona.

Caller:

  • Kenny - He has a big event and he has some brown spots on his lawn. Do we have a product we can reccomend or know of a company that can do this?

*He can call a Ewing Irrigation or a major store that offers this product.

Segment 2 (running time 5:48)

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  • Learn about a "Trees for Tucson" program put on by Tucson Electric Power.
  • The value in shade and using a native tree.
  • The insects that Eric is seeing at the nursery.

*Several pests can be controlled by Bonide's Deadbug Brew.

Segment 3 (running time 12:30)

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Caller:

  • Jake - He's had silver fish insects at his home the last two years. Do we have a preferred methods for getting rid of them?

*Bonide's Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew can help with this too, plus keep the area clean and sealed.

Text From a Listener:

  • Matt - Can he use Captain Jack's get rid of the caterpillar's and whitefly's on his grapevines?

Caller:

  • Donna - She wants to know if she can remove her irrigation to red tip photinia and red oak now that they are established?
  • Britton - He has pissants all around his home. What can he do to treat them?

*Romey welcomes University Termite & Pest Control, a new partner to the Rosie On The House Network!

  • We list off all the veggies you can be putting in the garden right now.

Segment 4 (running time 6:48)

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  • Steve - He has a palm tree that is yellowing. What can he treat them with to stop it?

Caller:

  • Stephanie - She wants to know which hibiscus plants she should choose for the most color. What about roses ?

Thanks to Eric for joining us today and remember, if you're in the Tucson area, you can stop in at Civano Nursery.

9:00AM Housing Topic

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KNST, KAFF & KGVY: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 12:09)

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"6 Reasons You'd Want an Architect" with Chauncey Meyer Architect

  • Chauncey tells his story.
  • How does a homeowner know where to start?
  • Architect vs. Builder vs. Drafting Services.
  • Quality drawings can save you money when given to the builder.

Caller:

  • Roger - He's interested in a metal roof and wants advice on the good and bad?

Segment 2 (running time 6:38)

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  • Following up on Roger's question and our preferred underlayment roofing material.
  • The unique requirements that go into becoming an architect.
  • Chauncey talks us through his testing and experiences through the testing phases and why it takes so long to be certified.

Segment 3 (running time 14:26)

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  • Chauncey describes his ideal home.
  • Using natural stone and native Arizona materials to build homes.
  • Using sight lines to design a home ideal for the landscape in your area.
  • Developing a layout for your home.

Caller:

  • Greg - He heard about a chapel up on Mt. Lemon and he saw the plans Chauncey put together and wants to know how it was developed.
  • Creating a living space in a circle. The challenges and benefits.

Segment 4 (running time 5:41)

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  • More on building a dome home.
  • Chauncey's service area.
  • We interview Jennifer Bailey, head of the SAHBA Homeshow's and she lists all the events you can attend during the days events.

If you need an expert, contact Chauncey Meyer Architect!

10:00AM - Housing Topic

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Segment 1 (running time 12:18)

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Get ready for the heat with Sean & Tony from Temperature Control Inc.!

  • "What it takes to break into the trades....."
  • The importance of servicing your AC Unit. What goes into a maintenance check?
  • Avoid scams with technicians that are just "parts salesman"
  • Sean loves Lennox Products!
  • Dealing with the different seer levels.
  • Change your air filters and we share our preferred types.

Segment 2 (running time 6:21)

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  • More on air filters and a trick of the trade.

Caller:

  • Wendy - She has an 8 year old system that is working great. She had it serviced last year and is wondering if she should get it done again this year?

Segment 3 (running time 13:31)

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  • Romey talks about all the great experience you can have at Sanderson Ford!

Caller:

  • Juan - His Nest Thermostat is telling hime the humidity in his home is way too high. He wants to bring it down without running the AC all the time.

*He can call Pro Solutions Air Conditioning & Heating in his area.

  • We discuss over-sized ac units and how to deal with noise, like Juan is dealing with.
  • Inefficient ductwork can cost you major losses in efficiency.
  • Switching from an evaporative cooler to an AC unit.
  • Energy Audits and what goes into them.

Segment 4 (running time 6:47)

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Text From a Listener:

  • What's wrong with my unit it it's constantly turning off and on?
  • What do the experts have in their home?
  • Learn about "Zoning" & mini-split AC systems.

If you're in Southern Arizona, have Temperature Control Inc. make sure your AC is ready for the summer!

Join Rosie On The House Every Saturday Morning!!!