5 Toxic Nightmares To Get Rid of At Your Home Print

7:00AM - The Weekend Wake Up

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Good Morning Arizona!

Can you believe these ski conditions up North?

Rosie's found a new spot in AZ - Friendly Corner.

Look for our article in the Casa Grande Dispatch - we've moved to Sunday's!

Jennifer was at the Desert Dwellers and found some disturbing facts about what's lurching in your bedroom!

We're still in the market for secret shoppers - reach out to us today if you're interested!



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Arizona Highways Magazine has brought many people to move to Arizona! Rosie's been sending the magazine all over the country to families that are snowed in and need some color in their life!

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Get ready - it's going to be a bug filled spring!

Last week's Follow Up:
Viga repair options!

Callers:

  • Pat - How to clean Saltillo tile - it's holding on to the white haze of the cleaner?


Recommendation: Phoenix Carpet Repair

We received an email this week asking for directions to Rosie's favorite AZ spot

Thank you for the volunteers at Tread Lightly, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona Department of Game and Fish and more for cleaning up our desert! The next event by AZ Game and Fish is one to be at with your whole family!

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Rosie needs help for his 9 hour flight to see his daughter Rachael in Germany! Flying is not his forte!

TWD is taking nominations for homeowners that are in need of a new paint job! Nominate someone now!

8:00AM - Outdoor Living: Notes from the Nursery with Jay Harper

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Jay joins us from Harper's Nursery & Landscaping Company to take your questions.

This year for wildflowers will be better than we've seen in a while!

Jay talks toxins in the lawn and garden. There are natural toxins that can be good, but you can stay safe!
1) read the directions!
2) read the expiration date!
3) use it responsibly!
4) dispose of it properly

Callers:

  • George - Grape plant is in a pot and he wants to transplant. What to do?
  • Mark - Can you use rabbit droppings for fertilizer?
  • Mary - There is pooling around the block wall - is it ruining her wall?

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Harper's Nursery is celebrating 70 years in business!

Callers:

  • Lee - How high can I take the canopy of my Orchid tree?
  • What to do with my extra Grapefruit?
  • Richard - when should I transplant my baby Saguaro I started from seed?

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Need to control those insects this year? Then control your weeds with a good pre-emergent!

Callers:

  • Judy - Planted Gopher plant, but now can't get rid of the pop ups all over the yard!
  • Brenda - I want to grow Strawberry's - I have the blossoms, but I don't get fruit!
  • Chad - how can I get to Friendly Corner?!

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Follow up from last week: Rosie and Romey did try the cricket power bars and they offer mixed reviews!

Caller:

  • Kat - Slump block around base of home is flaking off

Jay talks more about the celebration and history celebrating the nursery's 70th anniversary!

9:00AM - Open Lines

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Listen next week in Tucson for the start of the expert tips from The Magic Garden!

Jennifer attended the Desert Dwellers event in Tucson last week and gained all kinds of knowledge on keeping healthy!

How can you keep your bedroom toxin-free?

Stay away from "flame-retardent" linens and clothes. Those particular pieces contain formaldehyde!
Any perm-press pieces also contain a high level of formaldehyde!
What about your flooring?!

Callers:

  • Tom - Electric quartz heaters in his bedroom! What is with the new gas rules?

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How can you keep your bed toxin free?

Crate and Barrel and The Futon Shop have organic mattresses.

Stick to naturally flame retardant materials such as wool!

What about dust mites? Get a good cover for dust mites and bed bugs to slip on your mattress!

Callers:

  • Matt - trying to navigate a tight space on their bathroom remodel

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Callers:

  • Jack - Methane smell in my home in laundry room and in bedroom

Recommendation: Extend all your roof vent stacks - that'll get the odor far enough away from your home and your odor will be gone. 

Jennifer's back with maintenance tips for the bedroom. Keep your laundry off the floor, dust frequently, and keep your shoes out of the room, especially if you have bad allergies!

  • Jim - my faucet decides not to come on at times.

We have a winner on their Arizona Stacation right now! They took their Lincoln MKX to The London Bridge Resort with their basket from Cactus Candy Company!

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Check out the AZGFD's Outdoor Expo!

Romey gives a little history lesson on The London Bridge Resort.

Caller:

  • Cheryl - the smell of wet concrete has overrun their newly remodeled bathroom. 

Rosie will stop by and take a look this week after he visits with the folks at The Olive Branch community in Sun City!

10:00AM - Housing Topic

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Talking about Toxins with Bob Brown of Arizona Foundation Solutions  

If you're in Tucson, find Bob Here!

What exactly is Radon? Where does it come from, and how was it discovered?

Did you know you can test your home for Radon yourself? Find a test kit at your local hardware store!

Caller:

  • Ray - Home is covered in grey dust - what is going on?

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Rosie reviews the calendar of events for us for the next couple of months! We are packed!

Arizona Foundation Solutions explains all the services they offer with some common misconceptions of foundation issues.

Bob explains how to eradicate Radon from your home - possibly even BEFORE it gets in!

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What are some side effects of Radon?

Does my location effect my home's susceptibility to Radon?

Callers:

  • Calvin - In Canada they started requiring an HRV (heat recovery ventilator) be installed on homes - why has that not caught on here? 
  • Jo - The Arizona room and bathroom built on my home are not insulated - what can I do about it?

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Caller:

  • Renee - Does landscaping in granite rock effect the chances and amounts of Radon?

Rosie gets a chemistry lesson on Radon

More questions? Give Arizona Foundation Solutions a call!