Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour - Farm Fresh with Arizona Farm Bureau
Julie Murphree with the AZ Farm Bureau joins us this weekend to cover Farm Fresh #WinterVeggies!
The Medjool date are the fruit of Kings, good for you and grown in Arizona. Juan Guzman of DatePac is the largest grower-owned MedJool Date organization in Arizona and the country.
On The House Hour: The Arizona Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle
So, your washing machine or dishwasher doesn't work as well as it did years ago. Don't run out to buy a new one so quickly. You just may not be allowing the machine to run as designed, using the wrong amount of detergent, or have hard water. All three could be the issue, too. Life goes on even when your washing machine or dishwasher is out for service and HASSAR is here to help...
Homeowner Topic: Open Home!
Weekly To-Do Topic: With the Holiday Season quickly approaching we'll be discussing #Hospitality!
Juan tells the history of DatePac and discusses how an experiment in the 1930's led to production of dates in Arizona.
The importance of 100 degree heat is perfect for date trees to produce dates.
What makes medjool dates special. Known as The Fruit Of Kings!
Doing the math on the annual production yield of dates from the trees and the standards to keep them healthy.
Palm trees has its origins to grass. Discussion of the nutrition benefits of dates.
DatePac dates are found under the brand name Natural Delights.
Discussion of DatePac's Good Neighbor Farming Practices. How they share their labor force with the winter leafy greens harvest and food safety.
Juan shares receipes that uses their dates. This is the yummy part!
Juan explains their sustainability practices and recycling packages.
Anthony Chavez, Jeremy Crosby and Arthur Coleman of Honest Appliance Service Sales And Repair (HASSAR) discusses appliance maintenance and more!
Discussion about dish washers. Are there dish washers you can place dishes in without scraping/rinsing them? Can they efficently clean and sanatize?
The secret additive for dish washers using hard water is a citric acid detergent. Anthony explains. (Using Lemi Shine). Also discusses rinse aids (Jet Dry) and how they work.
Arthur explains proper temperatures for dish washers.
Discussion of dish washers sanatizing feature. Water temperature difference in rinsing and sanatize cycles. Proper way to place sharp knives in the dish washers.
CALLER: Dishwasher keeps going out. Its not the thermofuse. What could the problem be?
Discussion of cleaning the back of the refrigerator. It needs to be done. They explain why it needs to be done, how to do it and when to do the maintenance.
Discussion on garbage disposals. Their favorite brand names. Suggested horsepower. Why run the water 30 seconds after you turn it off. Running ice cubes to clean, sharpen blades. Biggest cause of odors.
Discussion of front loading and top loading washing machines. How the proper amount of detergent and fabric softeners makes a difference in efficency and reduce odors. Liquid or power detergent?
Recap on dishwashers, refridgerators, washing machine maintenance.
Discussion of the new 2021 calendar, E-Store and our Weekly To Do on Hospitality. Getting your home ready for holiday guests and using technology to be close to family and friends from afar.
Rosie tackles our most asked question of the week. Why is it that the plumbing backs up during the holiday season? Includes the top reason for that 'clog'.
Recap of a recent Certified Partner that can disinfect your home or business to operating room clean!
Rosie's discussion of how the kitchen has evolved in size and color over the decades starting in the 1950's and how technology is playing a big role in today's kitchen appliances and cabinets.
Rosie details the realistic cost to remodel the kitchen.
Takeaways from today's show!