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Eight O'clock Hour

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Segment 1 (running time 12:58)

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Tip of the week: Yesterday was Arbor Day - what did you do?

Let's get your watering ready to supply a great yard and garden this year!

Callers:
  • Hugh - can he shape a Wisteria?

Special guest: Esmie Avila representing Water Use it Wisely!

Segment 2 (running time 6:27)

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Callers:
  • Bob - how can I transplant a Saguaro out of the neighbor's yard?
Recommendation: The Magic Garden
  • Mike - Container gardening; cucumber and tomato not producing

Segment 3 (running time 12:35)

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Water Use It Wisely water conservation tips

Callers:
  • Pam - Hibiscus has a bug issue
  • John - how to utilize flood irrigation
  • Tony - Mulberry tree's leaves are curling & grub infestation

Segment 4 (running time 6:32)

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How can we deal with the increased fly population this year?

Callers:
  • PJ - what are my options for irrigation?

Check out Water Use It Wisely's water conservation resources!

Nine O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 12:15)

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Why we don't over - ton a home's a/c unit!

Callers:
  • Sue - how can I tell if my insulation is R30-R38?

Segment 2 (running time 6:34)

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Digital Newsroom:
  • Liz - Benjamin Franklin Plumbing did a great job!
  • Bob - Thank you Stabley Home Entertainment!
  • Glen - Adobe King helped me!
  • Nancy - A-Authentic Garage was a pleasure!
  • Nancy - ACME Locksmith re-keyed my home!
  • Should I replace my counter tops to get ready for sale? 
  • Doreen - Zillow has my neighbor's homes listed higher than mine. Should I upgrade like they did?

Segment 3 (running time 11:42)

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Callers:
  • Mike - I changed out my registers - are they really working as well as I think they are?
  • Tricia - is radiant barrier ever good for your home?

Romey asks, what do you [Todd Russo of REEis] think of cathedral attic venting?

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Segment 4 (running time 6:51)

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Callers:
  • Tom - is it beneficial to add a/c registers?

Recommendation: Todd explains how to determine how many registers and returns you should have

A few weeks ago, Rosie talked about a fly technology and never released all the information. Now he does!

Ten O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 12:36)

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What are the pro's and con's of the home energy audit "fad"

Check out Rosie's guide: 10 Things Homeowner's Do Wrong

Callers:
  • David - thank you for your help Rosie and Todd on performing the Manual J test and getting me the right sized unit!

Segment 2 (running time 6:13)

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Callers:
  • John - my contractor is not following up
  • Sylvia - a/c blowing debris

Segment 3 (running time 13:04)

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Callers
  • Sylvia (cont.) - what is coming out of my registers?
Recommendation: it's likely your duct work system failing
  • Jo - what can I do to increase my energy efficiency?
  • Kel - how can I have more air return to my unit? 

Recommendation: the pressure has to be balanced

  • what about when my a/c filter gets sucked into the return?

Segment 4 (running time 6:27)

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Callers:
  • Jack - a/c seems too big..?
Recommendation: Desert Sun Cooling & Heating
  • Jim - Should I worry about my windows or a/c first?

Recommendation: it is a case by case basis

  • Scott - I feel air coming through my return...is that normal?