Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Arizona Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford
Spend your morning with Rosie on the House!
Tune In as we discover our January Staycation Destination #Phoenix.
Tammy Pate joins us to discuss the event Art of the Cowgirl
Staycation winner Scott O. of Tucson joins us to discuss his experience at Grand Canyon University Hotel!
Rosie & Jennifer discuss the International Builders Show that they've been attending all week long in Vegas!
Tune-In & Win State Park Passes at 7:20AM! | Play True or False Trivia - get ready to text the answer to the contest text line 411923
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Outdoor Living Hour - Urban Farming with Greg Peterson
Farmer Greg of the Urban Farm joins us to talk about how to build up #SoilHealth for a gold
Homeowner Topic: Prevent and Remediate Lead & Asbestos Exposure
If your home was built before 1978, lead paint might have been used during the building of your house, and if it was built as late as the 1990s, materials containing asbestos may have been used too. Common renovation, repair, and painting activities like sanding, cutting, chipping, and replacing windows, can disturb lead-based paint and asbestos creating hazardous lead dust and chips which can be harmful to adults, children, and pets...
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines!
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November Home Maintenance To-Do | #DrywallDamage
Tune-In & Win AZ Coyotes Tickets at 10:20AM! | Answer our Newsletter Trivia correctly for a chance to see the Coyotes take on the LA Kings on January 30th! - get ready to text the answer to the contest text line 411923
Rosie talks about the recent visit to the International Builders Show in Las Vegas. And the first time visit to a place heard about but never been too: Hualapai Mountain Park Southeast of Kingman.
Interview with Tammy Pate who talks about a recent new event called Art Of The Cowgirl!
Interview with Jason Barlow, President of Habitat For Humanity Central Arizona. He talks about the mission of Habitat and how a person obtains a Habitat home. Its not given to them, they obtain a simple mortgage and must perform 'sweat equity' on their home.
Grand Opening of a new ReStore at 43rd Avenue & Indian School Road. What you can find at the ReStores.
January 2020 Staycation Winner Scott from Tucson talks about his weekend with a Sanderson Ford car, stay at Grand Canyon University Hotel and visiting friends he hadn't seen in 20 years.
Talking growing your own Urban Orchard with Farmer Greg!
How to keeping your trees small to pick fruit easily, the art of successive ripening, why getting a tree from a big box store is NOT a good idea, his tips on planting a tree the right way to produce fruit and pruning tips to keep your trees tall enough to pick fruit.
Farmer Greg's 3 ways to unintentionally kill your fruit trees. Proper placement of trees and watering tips!
Why its not good to plant a tree in a lawn. Creating a 6 inch diameter basin and 6 inches of woody mulch around your tree and what it can do to help your tree grow.
Discussion of planting a tree by digging a square hole versus a round hole.
The 6 ingredients for 'Gardener's Gold' healthy soil.
Cooling the ground around the tree using cowpeas and sweet potatos planted in the basin.
Farmer Greg's 3 Things for growing a successful citrus tree. Explains chill hours, root stocks and the importance of the day 'July 10th'.
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Questions to ask a contractor concerning lead testing and asbestos. Starting with the year the home was built.
Discussion about checking for asbestos. And why its important to not let it 'fry'.
More on working with your contractor during a remodeling process about lead and asbestos.
CALLER: Had a water leak in the bedroom next to the kitchen. Seeped under the tile and found the glue had asbestos. Contractor mentioned as long as its not 'fryable', its fine. Define 'fryable'.
CALLER: Has a 1930's cabin. Has a similar black glue on the original wood floor. How to remove it?
Discussion of heat pumps. Why its not designed to warm the home in extremely cold temperatures and clarifies how it works.
CALLER: Wants to know if removing linoleum floor with asbestos is a DIY project provided its done carefully.
Discussion of the Rosie On The House free calendar and some of the offers available from our partners Arizona Pool Water Recycling and Scottsdale Solar.
Discussion of the International Builders Show in Las Vegas.
Start the discussion of repairing drywall. How to cut around the damage and repair with a separate patch of drywall.
More drywall repair. Covering the seam with a container of wet joint compound, proper way to spread it to avoid 'boogers' and the drying process.
CALLER: Found mold in the shower tile. Tried many ways to clean it but nothing worked. Any suggestions or will they have to remodel completely.
More with caller with mold in the shower tile. Likely in the grout and thinset. Rosie has a solution by blocking further moisture getting into the ground.
Why you should never use a spray bottle of Clorox on mold.
Discussion of the cost of remodeling a bathroom.
More on repairing drywall damage after the compound has dried. Using a wet sponge to smooth it out.
CALLER: Wants to build a dog area and doggie door. Tips for building the area and how to control odors in the dog area.
CALLER: Has a block home with a flat roof that was replaced two years ago. It seems like the roof is separating from the home and can't figure out why.