Update Your Pool Print

Eight O'clock Hour

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Segment 1 (running time 12:56)

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Did you miss your pre emergent? If not we have Ray from Scottsdale Weed Control & Fertilization in studio!

Why should you use a pre emergent?

How to use it yourself.

 

Segment 2 (running time 5:53)

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Callers:
  • Wally - can I prune my fruit producing grapevines
Recommendation: sure, you can!

What about pre emergent with turf and granite?

Segment 3 (running time 12:07)

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Durazone is very effective - but will kill everything!

Read the label, read the label, read the label!

Callers:
  • Steve - patch of dirt isn't growing anything

Segment 4 (running time 6:38)

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Callers:
  • Hector - can you use vinegar to kill weeds?
Recommendation: you can use vinegar for the annuals but not the perennials
  • Darlene - can't get anything to grow, even with some topsoil

Nine O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 12:03)

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Welcome to the newest members of Rosie on the House:
If Rosie could be king for a day: pools would be outlawed - why?

What would you do to save water around your home?

Segment 2 (running time 6:47)

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Callers:
  • Roger - can I stain my stucco instead of paint?
Recommendation: Stucco Renovations

Digital Newsroom:
  • ClearCo Window Cleaning gave us an A+ experience!
  • Where is the tree trimmers competition you referred to last week?
  • My decorative stucco is coming off in chunks

Recommendation: Superlite Block

Segment 3 (running time 12:58)

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How do people save water?

  • Wichita Falls, Texas is considering recycling their sewer water!!
  • What about the Epiphany Showerhead?

Callers:

  • Doug - my sink backs up in the non disposal side when the disposal is run

Recommendation: snake the drain

Have you registered for the Sanderson Ford Staycation?

New to the Staycation package: The John Riordan House; Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona

Some favorites: Abineau Lodge; London Bridge Resort; Copper Queen; The Train

Last week, Rosie got to play detective and he shares his experience!

Segment 4 (running time 6:52)

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Interested in why and how to save water?

Visit azwater.gov

  • How do I know that the rollers on my garage door are going bad?
Recommendation: A-Authentic Garage Door Service

Ten O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 12:03)

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In studio with us, pool expert, Mike Long - Certified Pool Operator and instructor for Association of Pool and Spa Professionals.

  • When thinking about pools, you can't think of the water use/"waste"
  • Chlorine tablets are 56% stabilizer

Rosie asks: what type of test are we looking for when we bring water samples in?

Chemical that reduces evaporation off your pool - what are your thoughts, Mike?

Callers:

  • Adrian - my pool level is low - is it connected to our pool feature

Segment 2 (running time 6:46)

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What about softened water in your pool?

Callers:
  • Dennis - can I drain my pool and install an auto fill? Also, is it harmful to leave it empty for a while? 

Recommendation: Presidential Pools; SideWinder Pools

  • Laura - when should my pump be running?

Segment 3 (running time 12:09)

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  • Just found you on the radio! I will be setting my alarm every week!
How did the bill regarding variable speed pool pumps come into place?

What is your opinion: pebbletech vs. plaster?

Caller:
  • Bill - my pebbletech changed color when drained and refilled?

Segment 4 (running time 6:43)

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Callers:
  • Bill (cont.) - what changed the color of my pebbletech when I refilled my pool?
  • I hate my pool - can I just take it out?

Recommendation: get it remodeled! Postorino Pools

Next week: SAHBA Home Show!