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Home Water Treatment & Farm Fresh Pumpkins!

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

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Home Water Treatment & Farm Fresh Pumpkins (running time 7-11AM)

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All Arizona Hour Driven By Sanderson Ford

Babacomari Ranch

Tune In as we discover Arizona!

Discovering #PatagoniaAs we move into October, we shift our focus from Pinetop to our next Staycation Destination, Patagonia!

Ellen Williams of Babacomari Ranch will share what all the ranch has to offer as well as its rich history dating back to 1539!

Arizona Trail Association

Karrie Kressler Community Program Coordinator for the Arizona Trail Association joins us to talk about Arizona Trail Challenge happening next weekend - October 12th!

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! It's the time of year where we find all things #pumpkin related in the stores.

Rocker 7 Farm Patch

Learn something new about these gorgeous gourds with special guest Rocker 7 Farm Patch!

Time to take a breath of fresh air!

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On The House Hour: Treating Your Arizona Water

You may have heard the water in Arizona is "crunchy" or "you can chew the water." In a sense that is true... In our water's long travel to our homes, it accumulates high levels of dissolved minerals like calcium and magnesium. That being said, there are many benefits to installing a water treatment system in your home.

Kinetico WaterSpecial Guest Rosie Certified Kinetico Water Systems will join us to talk about the quality of your water and what you can do to improve it!

Weekly Blog Article

 

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Homeowner Topic: Open Home!

Weekly To-Do Topic: #Caulking | Got a Question? Call in!

If the caulking around your kitchen, bathroom sinks, tubs, windows, and other fixtures are looking a little worse for wear - freshening the caulk in those areas is a relatively simple task... once you've survived the caulk aisle at your favorite hardware store!

      • Call: 1-888-767-4348
      • Text: 411-923 (During Broadcast Only)
      • Email: info@rosieonthehouse.com

 

7:00AM - The Arizona Hour! Babacamari Ranch & Arizona Trail In A Day

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Interview with Ellen Williams of the historic Babcomari Ranch in southern Arizona.  On land dating back to an 1832 Spanish Land Grant.  A working ranch since 1935.

Discussion of the history, wildlife and how the Brophy Family make opportunities for others to enjoy the ranch.

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Discussion of how the ranch is managed, the cattle they raise and activites at the ranch.

The historic Adobe Home on the ranch is available for a vacation rental.

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Kerry Wrestler has hiked the entire 800 miles of the Arizona Trail.  She talk about her favorite parts of the trail and a special event 'Arizona Trail In A Day' involving hundreds of hikers

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Various events around the state including Wickenburg Days.

8:00AM - Outdoor Living Hour! Arizona Farm Bureau Talkin PUMPKINS

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Julie from the Arizona Farm Bureau and guest Katie Leister of Rocker 7 Farm Patch talk about PUMPKINS!

Katie talks about the history of the Farm Patch and their fall events.  And their education field trips for kids to learn about life on the farm.

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Some of the fall fun activities from October thru first part November including pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides and more!

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Pumpkin facts including the many varities.  Katie talks about life on the farm with very young children.  What the farm contributes to agri-tourism and agri-tainment.

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Fill Your Plate.org is a great place to find farm fresh produce, recipes and something new:  Visit A Farm. 

9:00AM - Home Water Treatment KINETICO TUCSON

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Kinetico Tucson discusses water treatment.  Removing the water's hardness and make it taste better for drinking.  Hard water can be hard on appliances and pipes.

They explain how Kinetico's hybrid water softening system's regeneration cycle cleans with soft water all the time any time of day versus a conventional electronic system.

Discussion of how salt is used to soften the water in various types of systems.  

Kinetico's drinking water system:  K5 Drinking Water Station and what it removes.

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How water influences every aspect of life.  Only 3% of the earth's water is fresh.

Choosing the right water treatment system depends on the home size, plumbing and what you want to accomplish.  Softening, drinking or both!

Why certification from the Arizona Water Quality Association is very important.

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What is a pre-plumbed 'loop'?  Why it can be worth the extra cost to have it installed for a whole home softening system?

Infrastructure of transporting water is one of the best in the country.

How Kinetico got its name and what it means.  How their system is non-electric, heat won't hurt it and how it saves you money in maintenence.  Longer lasting appliances and pipes.

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Explains what you may have heard some companies say 'Water thats so pure, its not good for you' isn't true.

Water treatment industry is filled with bad information.  Consumers need to do their homework.

Kinetico offers a non-salt system.  Why they don't recommend it in Arizona.

10:00AM - Open Home Hour!

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How to save a paint sample/color for a project painted years ago.

CALLER:  Question about coating a shingle roof on a flat modular home.

CALLER:  How to repair a loose gate attached to a block masonry wall.

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Our Weekly To Do on Caulking in the kitchen and bathroom.  The different kinds of caulk, what you'll need to DIY and the proper way to apply it and look like a professional and BOOGER FREE! :)

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CALLER:  Installed a new A/C unit and had the installer add an air scrubber with an ozone addative to eliminate odors.  Later read that the ozone addative could pose some problems.  Rosie sorts it out.

CALLER:  Got a bid to have their flat roof silicone coated.  Opinion on that type of coating known as Gaco Silicone Roof Coating.

Brent from Nu Flow, a company that fixes water and sewer pipes.  Brent explains how they repair without digging up the underground drains.

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CALLER:  Had a drain clog that leaked back into various parts of the house.  A plumber with a camera found a clog but also found the main sewer line was collapsing.   Brent from Nu Flow helps her out with some answers.