Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Weekend Wake-Up Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford
Start your mornings off learning about something interesting from Robert Steve, editor of Arizona Highways!!
Sponsored by our friends at Sanderson Ford!
Outdoor Living Hour - Arizona Farm Bureau
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines + Weekly To-Do
Jennifer Cox with Tucson Electric Power (TEP) will join us to talk about the rates of their Southern Arizona customers
The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions!
Homeowner Topic: How To Choose The Right Paint
LIVE AT THE SAHBA HOME SHOW
Have you noticed the paint on your home starting to peel or chip? You may have decided that you want your house painted but you are stuck deciding on the type of paint to choose. Learn what to look for when selecting quality paint as well as what you can do to save yourself money in the long run.
LIVE FROM THE 2018 FALL SAHBA HOME SHOW
Arizona Highways Editor Robert Stieve talks about two new books coming out:
'Covering The Holidays' Arizona Highways December covers from 1927-2017
A book about stories and history of Grand Canyon National Park.
Find books, calendars and more at SHOP ARIZONA HIGHWAYS
Robert discusses the 17 IRMA magazine awards Arizona Highways recently won in a variety of catagories.
Arizona has over 35 million acres to explore.
Robert talks about The Arizona Trail In A Day event. 800 segments of the trail being hiked by people.
Arizona Highways has books to help you get out and explore. One of the best selling books is about Ghost Towns.
Robert talks about his hiking plans and some of his favorite trails.
Ed give the history of how his family got into chilis.
Ed's farm produces high quality seed for chilis. Including Hatch, NM Home of Hatch chilis. But his focus is on genetics. Creating a stable heat for a growing market.
Ed developed a pepper with mild heat, known as Arizona 20. Its the standard for green and red chili in the US.
Ed goes deep into the science of 'gene packages' to develop various types of chilis. And the placenta wall, the lining that gives the peppers heat.
Sampling some of the pepper mutations. More into the science and genetics of what Ed figures out to create types of peppers.
He compares it to building with Lego blocks.
Ed sells his seed all over the world, including the 'Chili Belt' in the western US.
They furnish about 90% of the chili seed market.
Discussion of the chilis that have 100 times the value of spinach. Peppers are good and healthy. Ed details some of the methods they use to produce chili.
Ed is CRAZY ABOUT CHILIS! Love what he does.
Ed like to teach people how to select and identify the many types.
How long in length can you grow a chili?
With the vast amount of seed grown in Arizona, why is Hatch NM considered the center of the chili world.
The highest producer of chili colors.
LIVE FROM SAHBA HOME SHOW IN TUCSON!
Rosie's guest is Tim Charlie. The Renewable Energy Technical Specialist from Tucson Electric Power.
Tim's job is to educate customers to use as little power as possible and in return pay less money.
The more customers can cut their 'on peak' consumption, the less demand for more power plants.
Tim talks about their customer base and how big an area they serve.
Tim discusses how TEP is producing renewable energy and its sources.
Electricity must be generated and consumed at the same time.
Find out more about Tucson Electric Power HERE.
Technology has expanded for the homeowner to control power to the home.
TEP has programs to help you save energy and money.
Discussion of the TEP energy calculator.
Tim talks about his day to day job.
Rosie's explains and gives his take on Prop 127. (Not telling you how to vote)
#1 Contractor Referral network in Arizona! E-store! Home Zada! Even an Arizona Staycation. All at Rosieonthehouse.com
Key points on How To Choose Paint.
Rosie focuses on painting stucco home. Stucco is not water proof. Recommend painting it every 7-10 years to keep moisture out.
More on picking the right paint, preparing to paint or looking for contractors.
For a stucco home, Rosie explains how to determine if it needs painting by using a cloth. Power washing to clean the surface and the 'back rolling' method to seal with paint.
Two most critical things for painting stucco: prep work and method of painting.
CALLER: Asking about elastemeric paint. Is it a good paint to stop water infiltration from rain. Also suggestions for a shower tile contractor. (East Valley Floors/Rebath)
Rosie's pros and cons on elastermeric and ceramic embeded paints.
Wrapping up our live broadcast from SAHBA in Tucson. Also Romey's visit thru Casa Grande, AZ