Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour - Farm Fresh with Arizona Farm Bureau
#Pickles Julie Murphree with the AZ Farm Bureau joins us this weekend.
Plus Craig & Joanna Guderian, owners of the Heritage Inn Bed & Breakfast | Snowflake & our Staycation Partner for July gives us some background info on the Venue and surrounding region!
On The House Hour: Let's Do Some Remodeling. Can I Remove That Wall?
Often times, homeowners want to update their home to create bigger spaces and better views to the outdoors. The conversation often starts with, "can I remove this wall?" Rosie's answer is, "yes, with a good engineer and a big enough budget, you can get rid of any load bearing wall."...
Homeowner Topic: Open Home!
Weekly To-Do Topic: Avoiding a #RoofLeak | Special Guest Tyler Johnson of Rosie Certified Johnson Roofing joins us to make sure our roofs are ready for monsoon season!
Sponsored by: Johnson Roofing
Julie Murphree of The Arizona Farm Bureau talking pickles! Joined by Dr. David Dean from Grand Canyon University weaving Independence Day history during the broadcast.
All the things July 4th is not. Why July 2nd is more significant.
Julie discusses the story of cucumber and pickle production associated with Arnold Pickle And Olive Company in Phoenix from 1909-1980s.
Interview with Craig and Joanne Guderian of The Heritage Inn Bed & Breakfast. Our Staycation to Taylor, AZ.
Dr. Dean discusses the 27 grievances written into the Declaration Of Independence.
Arnolds Pickles took off during World War II. How old pickle barrels were turned into furniture. Arnolds Pickles were a staple in Arizona homes. Julie says the lyrics to their jingle.
CALLER (not on air) remembers the olive grove on 28th Street and Indian School Rd. could have been associated with Arnolds?
Arizona farmers contracted with Arnolds for cucumbers. Willing to pay more for the smaller cucumbers. Julie explains.
Discussion on The Supreme Court ruling on a pickle as a fruit based on a tomato ruling.
Dr. Dean discusses Thomas Payne's 'Common Sense'. The 1700's version of a 'blog'. Laying out a strong case for independence.
President of The Arizona Farm Bureau Stephanie Smallhouse. Arizona Farm Bureau will be 100 years old in November. Mentions cinnamon and red hot pickles and pickle juice.
Most popular question this week is how can I find a stud in the wall? Discussion of stud finders and properly using a drywall nail to hang a picture.
Rosie talks about removing a load bearing wall. Any home with a wall or walls running thru a home before 1975 has a good chance of being load bearing. Preparation and execution.
Dr. Dean tells the story of the first President of The Continental Congress Henry Laurens. Captured while raising funds for a war against England. Released in a trade with Gen. Cornwallis.
Dr. Dean explains one of the grievences from the Declaration Of Independence. Depriving us of a trial of a jury. Transporting overseas to be tried for pretended offenses.
Rosie describes the preparation at the start of load bearing wall removal. Going from a linear support to a concentrated support beam.
Rosie's alert for a company called 'Active Enviromental' marketing pest control products pushing bad sales tactics with 700 complaints.
EMAIL: Has a large project and wants to know whether its good to hire a contractor or can he be the contractor. Rosie makes some excellent points to think about.
Dr. Dean talks about the Dunlap broadside document. Printed by John Dunlap, it was a type written document of the Declaration Of Independence.
CALLER: 1948 hand built adobe house. Water pipe burst damaging the adobe which is peeling and shedding. Looking for repair suggestions.
Following up on home security, E-Store top selling item, announcing a new Certified Partner HASSAR (Honest Appliances Service Sales And Repair) in Buckeye.
Dr. Dean tells the story of a little known 4th Of July treat served by Dolly Madison: Oyster Ice Cream.
Rosie's thoughts on a story about kitchen remodeling's cost and completion time of the job
45 states reporting increase in construction workers from April thru May. Reason to look at a career in the skilled trade industry.
Rural living has challenges to get labor help to your site.
Weekly To Do: Avoiding Roof Leaks! Tyler Johnson of Johnson Roofing talks about proper maintenance of your roof before monsoon rains.
Shingle roof maintenance should pay attention to the air conditioner roof elbows for ponding.
You can put a metal roof on an existing shingle roof. But its all about the details to avoid leaks. Tyler explains.
Dr. Dean explains the social contract of The Bill Of Rights. Preserving opportunity.
Takeaways from today's show!