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Saturday Morning Broadcast Overview

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Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast (running time 7-11AM)

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Weekend Wake-Up Hour

Rosie on the house guest Roger Naylor Boots and BurgersThis Saturday we welcome Arizona author Rodger Naylor to talk about his new book Boots and Burgers!

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Outdoor Living Hour - Talking Trees!

Integrity Tree Service

John Eisenhower of Integrity Tree Service joins us to answer your tree questions during our summer heat. Also, is your tree getting enough oxygen?  Tune-in and find out! 

9am DIYhour 2

Homeowner Topic: Open Lines!

The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions!

10am topicoftheweek 2

Homeowner Topic: Fans!

With summer heat, when and where should you use a fan. There are a lot of options and applications, so find out what can save you money and what won't!


 

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 12:21)

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We're here visiting with Roger Naylor, author of "Boots and Burgers."

  • His path to becoming an author.
  • Some of Roger's favorite hikes in Arizona.
  • Talking about some of his other books, including his latest called "The Amazing Kolb Brothers of Grand Canyon"

Segment 2 (running time 7:09)

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  • Jennifer thanks Roger for helping them find Satchmo's in Flagstaff!
  • Why Roger says to try barbecue when you don't know anything about the restaurants in an area. 
  • Building "The Perfect Burger"

Segment 3 (running time 13:45)

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Caller:

  • Brian - Says to mix in lamb for a great burger!
  • Jennifer talks about the Payson Book Festival and previews another guest we'll have on in the next few weeks.
  • Roger talks about other publications he's involved with and where to find his writings.
  • Some fun stories about the subjects from his latest book "The Amazing Kolb Brothers of Grand Canyon."
  • Mule trains have always been a big part of the Grand Canyon and we talk about how it got started.
  • Roger's favorite hike in the Grand Canyon and why.

Segment 4 (running time 7:32)

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  • "Pie Alerts" sound fun to us!
  • More history on the Grand Canyon and the Kolb brothers impact.

Sign Up For The Sanderson Ford Arizona Staycation!!!

  • Roger talks about his favorite "Staycation"

Pick up Roger's book "Boots and Burgers"  or any of his other books. Just click the link today!

8:00AM - Outdoor Living: Talking Trees with John Eisenhower

Broadcasting on KTAR, 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 11:40)

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Time for another round with certifed arbortist John Eisenhower with Integrity Tree Service!

  • Consistently hot temps through June is not typical. Damage to plants has been extreme even with the extra care.
  • Tips on dealing with sunburnt leaves. They may be ugly, but it is protecting the foliage underneath.
  • Succulents can take years to recover and John talks about this and other issues.
  • Shade clothe and tips on protecting plants from summer sun.

Caller:

  • Sandra - She heard that there is a spray you can use to prevent mesquite trees from sprouting out all the seed pods?

Segment 2 (running time 7:02)

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Tree Of The Month:  Palm Trees are about the only tree you can plant in the summer heats, so this month we feature the Mexican Blue Fan Palm. John explains why he loves it and it's a great tree for our area.

Caller:

  • Mark - He has two and a half year old orange and lemon trees and he can't keep the blooms on the tree. What can he do?

Segment 3 (running time 12:57)

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  • Discussing "Plant Growth Regulators" and how it's done. It needs to be done by a professional and you can call Integrity Tree Service if you're in the Valley.

Callers:

  • John - He has 3 aleppo pine trees and one of them is yellowing and wants advice on fertilizing and watering.

*Discussing tree care for aleppo pines and Romey has been told to try an afghan pine instead.

  • Gordon - He had a ficus tree trimmed a year ago and wants to know what the product was that he could apply to slow the growth down.
  • Kenny - He has 15 year old cottonwood trees and they are dying off. The bark is coming off and it's black underneath. What can he do?

Segment 4 (running time 6:51)

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  • Some final thoughts on tree care for June. Pruning, watering, etc.
  • Talking about our soil conditions and what it takes to keep oxygen levels up, including planting depths and methods to keeping the root system healthy.

If you're in the Valley and need a tree expert, call Integrity Tree Service!

9:00AM - Open Lines

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 11:55)

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  • Rosie gives an update on the housing and remodeling market in the US right now & how it relates to Phoenix.
  • How the booming remodeling industry can bring unqualified companies out of the woodwork. Make sure you're following "How To Choose a Contractor" Guide.
  • Breaking down the steps you need to take to protect yourself.
  • Tips on remodeling a bathroom and what you should be doing before you get to work.

Segment 2 (running time 6:45)

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Caller:

  • Keith - He's had an energy audit done by REEis Home Performance & Air Conditioning and had his unit replaced. He's having trouble keeping his home down to 72 and wonders if it's just the extra heat load and what he can do?

*Rosie gets into a conversation about the age of Keith's home and some trouble spots he can look at. We advise getting an estimate from Thermal Advantage.

Segment 3 (running time 12:58)

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Callers:

  • John - He has a swim spa and it needs work to be operable again. All the parts are all out of date and need to be replaced. Should he get it upgraded or bury it and what does it do to the property value, etc?

*We have a few options like Solar Safe Pool Covers or  Deckover.

  • Steve - He just moved into a new home and has had to replace several plumbing fixtures and internal parts around the home. He suspects the water pressure is too high and wants to know what he can do.

*Steve also gives a testimonial on "Super Cooling" and is saving big $$$. We also encourage homeowners that save money based on our advice that they give a donation to Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona!

Segment 4 (running time 6:40)

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Callers:

  • Ken - He has an older adobe home and had it worked on and it looks great. Should he seal it with silicone and if so, what do we recommend?
  • John - He is considering adding a foam application to his outer walls on his block home and wants to know what we think of this method and how can he determine if his walls can have insulation in the block?

*He needs to call Thermal Advantage for a free estimate and analyze his home, plus Stucco Renovations of Arizona can get the foam insulation and stucco application done too.

  • More on "Choosing a Contractor" and what you should ask yourself.

10:00AM - 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 11:42)

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  • Rosie runs through all the ways you can connect with us and what publications are running this week!

Our topic this week is "Fans," so we invite an expert to join us, David May of DM Sales.

  • Some history behind ceiling fans. Egyptians, the Chinese and others throughout time.
  • Considerations to choose the right fan for the right space.
  • Rosie's horror story finding out that fans have oil in them. David's done the same too. Ha!

Segment 2 (running time 7:07)

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  • Brands that David sells and he talks about each.
  • How many blades should you have for the most air movement.

Callers:

  • Mike - He heard Rosie years ago say that the single bladed fan was the most effective......It's true. Listen to why!
  • Cecila - Her master bedroom does not have a celing fan. It's a vaulted ceiling and no fixture is there. What should she buy and how can she install it with no fixture to start with.

Segment 3 (running time 13:28)

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  • We continue taking on Cecilia's problem and investigate how big the bedroom is and sizing up fan blades and other options.
  • Fan motors are much smaller now and can power much bigger fan blades without all the noise.
  • Dan says to oversize your fans if you can. Listen to his explanation.
  • Cecilia is hearing a noise and it sounds like it's just an issue with the age of the fan. A technician can look at it and fix her problem.
  • What can you do about that fan in  your home that ticks, hums or rattles...
  • Patio fans are always a challenge and we discuss it.

Segment 4 (running time 6:19)

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Callers:

  • Karen - She wants to install a fan in a bathroom with track lighting already there. What can she do to get a fan installed to cool off that room in the afternoon?
  • Steve - He has 2 ceiling fans and wants to know if there is a way to know what maximum size blades he can install on his existing motors?
  • Never install an exhaust fan in your attic!!! Rosie explains why it's a bad idea.

Join Rosie On The House Every Saturday Morning!!!