With insulation, more isn't always better
Rosie on the House | July 20, 2013 5:00 amIs the water running from your kitchen faucet hot enough to boil an egg or just wilt the lettuce for your Caesar salad? Are you risking a heatstroke when you visit that Death Valley location you refer to as your garage? Is your attic so hot that you wonder why your roof isn't on fire?
How can I get rid of ants around my house and yard?
Rosie on the House | June 29, 2013 5:00 amWe are always amazed at the topics that generate a significant response from our listeners; in this case ants!
Hard facts about six common water treatment-softening myths
Rosie on the House | June 22, 2013 5:00 amArizona has hard water; that's a given. But once you accept that fact, you have to decide what to do about the water at your house.
Which terms do I need to know before I start shopping for windows?
Rosie on the House | June 08, 2013 5:00 amAs you shop for new windows, you'll hear and read a lot of jargon about glazing, spacers and cladding. Here is a glossary of terms that might help you understand what is being discussed.
How can I live on less electricity this summer?
Rosie on the House | May 18, 2013 5:00 amSummer is almost here, and you're probably already dreading your hot-weather electric bills.
How do we get rid of gophers?
Rosie on the House | May 11, 2013 5:00 amWe have many recommendations, including some very interesting suggestions from listeners.
What can I do to help my air conditioner work more efficiently?
Rosie on the House | April 20, 2013 5:00 am1. Maintain it. Have an air conditioning technician come to your home every spring before it gets too hot and check your system out. The earlier you catch a problem and repair it, the smaller than problem...
Can I install concrete pavers myself?
Rosie on the House | March 30, 2013 5:00 amPavers may be the easiest patio surface to install yourself.
What kind of maintenance should I do on my plumbing?
Rosie on the House | March 23, 2013 5:00 amLike many problems in life, plumbing disasters usually happen because of neglect.
How do I repair blisters in drywall due to water damage?
Rosie on the House | March 08, 2013 11:24 amIf water is getting into your wall from rain, a sprinkler that's too close to your house, or even from a plumbing leak you're likely to see patches of damage on your walls near the spot of the intrusion. That's because drywall has a paper backing, so when it gets wet, it can bubble and wrinkle, sort of like a sheet of paper does.