Day with the Arizona Registrar of Contractors Print

Eight O'Clock Hour with John Jay Harper

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Segment 1 (running time 11:41)

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Weekly Gardening Tip with Jay Harper of Harper's Nurseries
  • Make sure the your landscaper is licensed and bonded

Caller

  • Bob, has cutter bees on his grapes.  Will his plants be okay

Recommendation: nothing really to do

Segment 2 (running time 6:27)

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Caller
  • Bob,  his okra is not blooming. 

Recommendation: Phosphorus, Bone Meal

  • Mike, Six year old apple tree died quickly

Recommendation: Over spraying, over watering or possibly a gopher; Elgin Nursery, Linden Tree Nursery in Sun City

Segment 3 (running time 12:40)

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Caller
  • What are some other varieties of grapes to plant
Recommendation: Thompson, Flame, Ruby and Pearlette
  • Roger, needs shade trees around the swimming pool. How far away to plant

Recommendation: Make sure to plant 30-40 ft away from pool

Segment 4 (running time 6:19)

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Caller
  • Cannot get his grapes bigger than marble size

Recommendation: Remove some clusters-one foot apart, fertilize

Tomato Plant Prep for Fall

  • Shade cloth on Tomato and Pepper Plants
  • Rather than replant, try to keep the summer plants alive

Re-cap of tip: Caterpillars are re-appearing, mulch garden, fertilize

Nine O'Clock with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 11:50)

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In the Studio: William 'Bill' Mundell, Director of the Arizona Registrar of Contractors

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  • Make sure your contractor is licensed and bonded

What are the licensing requirements for the Arizona Registrar of Contractors

  • Each contractor is tested in their field
  • Background of applicant
  • Area of construction specific

Segment 2 (running time 6:54)

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Caller
  • Jack, what about the Handyman Exemption.  How much can a person make before they have to license themselves

Recommendation: Electricity or propane are exempted.  Under $1000 and must not require a permit. 

Only bottom 3% of contractors have complaints.

Segment 3 (running time 13:10)

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93% of Contractors of Arizona get zero complaints

Caller
  • Jack, which cabinets will be best for his kitchen

Recommendation: Modular Cabinets, Wellborn Cabinets, Merillat, Kraftmaid, Assurance Builders

  • Needs a general contractor in Tucson

Recommendation: Assurance Builders

  • Nancy, how does she stop solicitors

Recommendations: LifeLock

How to become a Rosie Certified Contractor

  • Five Years in business
  • Must be licensed and contracted

Caller

  • Pablo, need an appliance repair person in San Tan Valley

Segment 4 (running time 5:29)

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Ten O'Clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 12:08)

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In the Studio: Bill Mundell, Director of the Arizona Registrar of Contractors

Caller
  • Belle, wants to know about the Arizona Crawfish Festival
  • Marking the contractor used leaked through the linoleum.  She is past her statute of limitations.  How can her question, help other homeowners

Recommendation: 2 year statute with AROC, Court System you have up to 6 years

Segment 2 (running time 6:19)

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Caller (Cont. from last segment)
  • Belle, she is past her statute of limitations.  What to do

Recommendation: Larry Hauptman of Hauptman Flooring

Caller

  • Kevin, cannot get a hold of him contractor.  Found at that they are using someone else's license.

Segment 3 (running time 13:00)

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Caller (cont. from last segment)
  • Kevin,  had a contractor use another contractors license

Recommendation: Get a hold of William Mundell, Executive Director of the wmundell@azroc.gov

AROC has a recovery fund to pay claims

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Caller

  • Jim, has cement on his tools

Recommendation: 4 inch grinder

Segment 4 (running time 6:25)

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Our thanks to William Mundell, Executive Director from the Arizona Registrar of Contractors.
  • Educate yourself
  • Know your rights
  • Contact the Registrar with any questions