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Eight O'Clock Hour with John Jay Harper

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KAFF, KNST & KGVY

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Segment 1 (running time 10:13)

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Weekly Gardening Tip with Jay Harper of Harper's Nurseries
  • The heat is here! Make sure your landscape will make it through this summer by checking those sprinkler heads and your watering system for leaks and malfunctions.



Segment 2 (running time 5:38)

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John Jay's Tips for Summer Watering and Maintenance

Segment 3 (running time 13:06)

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Caller
  • Carol, how to get sprouts off her Olive Tree
Recommendation: get them while their young, snap them off; Sucker Stopper from Monterey

Palm Trees with Jay and Rosie
  • Rosie talks to Integrity Tree Service for help
  • Trim Palms in June and July
Caller
  • Gary, what to do about ants
Recommendation: Amdro, Come and Get it
  • Coco, eggplants will not bear fruit
Recommendation: may take a couple sets of blooms to get fruit, they are not pollinating, Tomato and Pepper Set (Blossom Set

Segment 4 (running time 11:21)

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Caller
  • Steve, does he use a bubbler off his main line to water his annuals

Recommendation: 1/4 inch line to spray nozzle on a stake; lines of soaker tubing (perforated 1/4 inch tubing); stake with a u-shape; run early in the morning

  • Susie, has a stressed Fig Tree
Recommendation: make sure it is watered enough, as the heat increases, water longer, deeper, slower and more often; shredded bark mulch
  • Mark, has a Caskalote Tree that is dropping crystallized materials
Recommendation: Take a sample to your local nursery to get insecticide
  • Steve, his grape vine are not doing well
Recommendation: Treated his caterpillars and now leaves are transparent; Jay says the caterpillars are still there.

Nine O' Clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KAFF, KNST & KGVY

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Segment 1 (running time 11:25)

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Special Co-Host in the Studio: Chris Stanfield from Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

Rosie on the House and Arizona Registrar of Contractors catch on long-time unlicensed contractor
  • 25 years of Service, Chris Stanfield
  • How we get clean water
  • How much pressure do you need
  • Do we buy insurance
  • Replacing Supply (PEX, Copper or PVC, Schedule 40)
  • PSI
  • Water Pressure

Segment 2 (running time 7:01)

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Cont: Every day Plumbing
  • Too Much Water Pressure
  • Make sure you know how to shut your water off
  • Gate Valve/Ball Cock Valve
Caller
  • Kay, what about galvanized pipe

Recommendation: galvanized will rust and eventually deteriorate

Segment 3 (running time 13:29)

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Caller
  • Art, has a smelly vanity drain

Recommendation: Take the p-trap off and clean it out; 2 buckets and a rag

 Bio-Clean for regular maintenance

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Recommendation: Austin Electric in Phoenix, The Solar Store Electrical in Tucson and Brutinel Electric in Cass Grande

  • Martin, has a shake roof that is 30 years old, restore or replace
  • Lisa, how to become a Rosie on the House Certified Partner
  • Bill had a great experience with Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

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Caller
  • Duke, wants to change out garbage disposal.  Does he turn the angle stops that are stuck and how to shut off

Recommendation: Check with management, 1/4 ball valve, braided stainless steel

  • Joe, has polybutylene pipe.  Will it need to be replaced or repair

Recommended: Estimate for re-piping, Certified Rosie on the House Plumber; PEX or Copper

Ten O' Clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KAFF, KNST & KGVY

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Segment 1 (running time 12:18)

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Special Co-Host in the Studio: Chris Stanfield from Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

Caller
  • Marylou, has a smell and backup in Laundry and Kitchen Sinks
Recommendation: Bio Clean, Woods Plumbing, 477-7403
  • Lewis, should he replace his regulator line
Recommendation: Woods Plumbing

Segment 2 (running time 7:17)

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Water Heater Maintenance
  • Third largest water consuming appliance in the house
  • Don't drain it if its over 6 years old

Segment 3 (running time 12:02)

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Rosie on the House Remodeling

Caller
  • Tracy, manufactured home on a well and septic.  Can she use her laundry water for garden.   How often to pump septic tank

Recommendation: Check with Municipality for regulations on 'Grey Water', A-American Septic

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Arizona Crawfish Festival, August 10th

Point of Use Water Heaters are recommended by Chris