Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour - Notes from the Nursery
Join us for Notes from the Nursery with Jay Harper! Talking all things #Roses
On The House Topic: Zoom Rooms To Classrooms | Adapting To The New Way Of Living
Necessity is the mother of invention. Because of the pandemic, we have been forced to use our houses as workspaces, schools, entertainment centers, and fitness centers. A Gartner survey of company leaders found that 80 percent plan to allow employees to work remotely at least part of the time after the pandemic and 47 percent will allow employees to work from home full-time. It's worth taking a look at your existing space so you can plan for the future...
Homeowner Topic: Open Home!
Chat with Rosie & Romey! Got a Question? Call in!
Weekly To-Do Topic: #GetOrganized & Practice #ProperStorage with your valuables | With "getting organized" being one of the top New Year's resolutions, we'll be having a chat with Special Guest, Rosie-Certified Bridges Conner, Owner and Founder of Get Organized with Bridges + CO. With her help we can actually check this one off the list this year!
Jay Harper of The Farm's Choice discusses planting and growing roses. Growing in landscapes and containers in organic material. Why its important to cut back existing bushes now even if they're blooms on the branches. And now is the time to plant new ones. Explains the popular Iceberg rose and what grade of roses to look for at a nursery.
Romey discusses the upcomming Philadelphia Flower Show. The nation's longest running horiculture event.
Water Use It Wisely's 'Naughty & Wise' list for water wise plants.
Justin Rohner updates the new Queen Creek Botanical Gardens. Featuring edible plants of all kinds. Harvest tasting events. A working water wheel used for grinding and cracking. Unique foods used by various faiths. "All Faiths Under One Space".
Rosie dishes out some incredible statistics of over 30 years of Rosie On The House and how we've done our best to Become Every Arizona Homeowner's Best Friend.
Rosie discusses razor saws he found from Zona Saws
CALLER: Building a new home in Arizona. Considering 'stick and stucco' build or masonry construction. Which is the better build for the climate? Also suggestions to tame a heavily weeded yard before putting in a new one.
CALLER: Has a brick home built in the mid 1970's. Having an issue with smelly drains especially in the bathroom. Rosie explains an inexpensive fix that can solve the problem.
Bio Clean is a natural, safe drain cleaner.
Remodeling trends caused by the pandemic. Opening the kitchen space into the living area. How appliances have advanced past basic stove top and oven. Our BLOG on other trends.
Discussion of recent roofing scams. Roofing folks just showing up at your door that can't be trusted.
A door feature The Step Pull. Using your foot to pull open a door without touching the handle. Another Covid innovation.
One of the many new Arizona laws that went into effect for 2021. Romey discusses one in particular involving short term rentals.
CALLER: Has an exhaust fan in the laundry room installed with a timer to run for 10 minutes every hour. The fan has stopped working and doesn't know why.
Rosie continues to troubleshoot the caller with the exhaust fan problem.
CALLER: Planning to install a real wood floor in their home. What preparation needs to be done to make sure it doesn't have that hollow sound when you walk on it.
Weekly To Do on Getting Organized, Reducing Clutter and Proper Storage.
Bridges Connor of Get Organized With Bridges And Company discusses how she created her business. She refers to downsizing as 'Right Sizing'. Clutter and disorganization can be overwhelming to people from homes to businesses. Bridges explains how she helps her clients reduce the clutter and organize the important things like documents, pictures and other keepsakes.
Bridges talks about some of her clients from the ASU President's office, small businesses, even garage makeovers!
Takeaways from the show.