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Buying, Landscaping And Powering Your Mountain Cabin!

Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast

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Arizona Highways, State Parks & More! (running time 7-11AM)

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All Arizona Hour Driven By Sanderson Ford

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Re-Discovering our December Staycation Destination #Prescott!

The perfect pairing talking about the Great State Of Arizona. AZHArizona Highways Magazine Editor In Chief Robert Stieve and Arizona State Park's Chief Public Information Officer Michelle Thompson. Robert discussesAZStateParks some of the magazine's stories and Michelle talks about some of the best state parks in the country!

Win State Park Passes at 7:20AM!

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Sponsored by our friends at Sanderson Ford!

 

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Outdoor Living Hour - Farm Fresh with Arizona Farm Bureau

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Join us as we talk with Julie Murphree of the AZ Farm Bureau!  Grass Raised Beef & Fruitcake!

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Rancher Tim Peterson talks about his Arizona Grass Raised Beef from the field to harvest and where to find it. And facts about Fruitcake!

Time to take a breath of fresh air!

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On The House Hour: Buying, Landscaping, and Powering Your Mountain Home

Buying, Landscaping And Powering Your Mountain Home. Lots of great discussion from our Northern Arizona partners Renovations, Vincente Landscaping and Barrett Propane if you're think about a second mountain home.

Daydreaming about buying your very own cabin? Somewhere at 6,000 feet where the highs are in the 80s in summer and the lows are in the 50s? Just a small place, not too expensive? Here are some important questions to ask if you have been bitten by the cabin bug.

Weekly Blog Article

 

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Homeowner Topic: Open Home!

Weekly To-Do Topic: #SurvivingTheCold | Got a Question? Call in!knight air partner

Proper maintenance of your heating system and clarifying the R-22 refrigerant ban with special guest, Rosie Certified Chuck Knight of Knight Air Conditioning.

Margy Bonds of Military Assistance Mission talks about assisting Arizona's current active military MAM Logo Headerpersonnel plus how you can help!

We'll cover what you need to do to keep your furry friends safe and warm during the hectic holiday season!

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7:00AM - The Arizona Hour! Arizona Highways Magazine And State Parks!

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Arizona Highways Magazine Chief Editor Robert Stieve and Arizona State Parks Communications Director Michelle Thompson discuss their stories about Prescott, recent awards bestowed on the Magazine and some of the State Parks in southern Arizona to visit.

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Robert discusses an article about the Ultimate Road Trip that covers the state of Arizona.  Started with a 1960 article about the original road trip when the roads were different back then.  And some of the favorite places.

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History of Prescott tunnels.  A special partnership with the Magazine and the State Parks.  Purchase a state park pass and get a year of Arizona Highways.  Arizona is a destination because of the many landmarks.  

Discussion of the ghost towns of Arizona.   And the incredibe photography featured in the magazine.

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Discussion of December's issue of Arizona Highways featuring....SNOW!

Combination of the magazine giving you the visual and the State Parks seeing it in person.  More state parks suggestions to visit.

8:00AM - Outdoor Living Hour! Arizona Farm Bureau Farm Fresh Beef & Fruitcake

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Tim Peterson talks about Arizona Grass Raised Beef with Julie of The Arizona Farm Bureau.  Tim talks about how he went from real estate to rancher.

Cattle is open range grass fed.  Including a USDA certified processing plant.  Tim's ranch is fully integrated for distribution.

Where to get Arizona Grass Raised Beef.

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Fun facts about fruitcake and where to find fruitcake in Arizona.

Tim discusses the importance of sustainability.  Using every part of the cattle.  Highlighting his bone broth for some health benefits and bone meal.  (Including a bone broth bar that sells 'shots')

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Some more fun facts about fruitcake.

Tim discusses the variety of his product lines including bundle packages.  What they utilize for harvesting.  Some of the standards they must follow for harvesting and packaging.

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1964 Arizona Highways article about spraying a deodorant over ranches to reduce the smell.  

How Arizona Grass Raised Beef connects with customers, consumers and Native American Tribes.

9:00AM - Buying, Landscaping And Powering Your Cabin In The Woods!

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Things to consider when looking to own a second home mountain home or cabin.

Tom Reiley of Renovations talks about 3D house printing building technology and how it works.

Questions to consider when looking at a home.  Generational homes that need updating.  New builds.  Water supply.  Getting an inspection for starters.

Discussion about the Prescott area for a mountain home.

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Tom's recent Contractor and Design awards.  Some of the best in the country.

Discussion of power sources.  APS (how far is the power source and cost to get it to the home).  Propane can power appliances or entire home.  Solar too.

What to think about if you're considering raw land to build on.

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Chris of Vincente Landscaping in Prescott talks about landscaping properly for a fire break.  Things to consider for a proper defensive space around the home while keeping the view.

Explanation of The Fire Wise System.  Being smart about the vegetation and trees near the home.  The 3 different zones to consider.

Height and distance of trees.  Newly planted trees and predicting the growth.  Considering deciduous trees for shade in the summer, warmth in the winter.

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Dave of Barrett Propane discusses the benefits of powering you home with propane.  

Propane can power generators and appliances.  Why you should have separate tanks for each.

Propane tanks can be buried.

10:00AM - Open Home Hour!

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Remodeling not top on mind with the holidays.  Metal roofing is becomming popular because of low to no maintenance.  

Discussion about sealing the home to keep the cold air from escaping in the summer or heat in the winter.

Resurgence of wallpaper and demand for the Rosie On The House Home Maintenance Calendar.

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Margy Bonds of Military Assistance Mission (MAM) discusses how the organization helps to assist ARIZONA active military personnel and families with financial issues.  Plus how you can help with monitary donations and get a state tax credit.

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Our 'How To' on staying warm in the winter.  Chuck Knight of Knight Air Conditioning discusses why proper maintenance is important for central gas heating and heat pumps.

Bi-annual maintenance can save you money.  Spring check for the summer, Fall check for the winter. 

Discussion of air purifiers and how they work.  Its different from the air filter.  

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Chuck clarifies the confusion on the R-22 Freon ban starting January 1st, 2020.   The refrigerent found in older air conditioning units and what it means for them.

The ban states R-22 cannot be manufactured or imported.