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Summer is the time to buy these items when they’re on sale

Summer is the best time to buy things that you won’t need until after August but you can save all season if you plan ahead.
13 hours ago
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Tips for buying a ceiling fan

Ceiling fans a are must-have in Arizona. We use them year-round. When the time comes to replace them, take these things into consideration as you shop for a new one.
8 days ago
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What are the pros and cons of Kool Deck vs. acrylic pool deck vs. pavers?

It used to be that every backyard swimming pool looked just about the same. Today, we have many material and design options to choose from. Before selecting a pool deck product take these things into consideration.
15 days ago
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Refreshing your pool for a refreshing dip in the summer

When the air temperature lingers just above 90 degrees, it’s tempting to jump in the pool. But before you show off your best cannonball, get your pool shipshape.
22 days ago
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Remodeling tricks that make you look like a pro

A home remodel can be as small or large as you want it to be. Whether you hire a contractor for the whole project or will be doing some of it yourself, consider these tricks that will make you look like a remodeling pro.
29 days ago
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How to properly and safely hammer nails

We will discuss the proper and safe way to hammer a nail, but first, you need to know how to select the right nail and hammer for the job.
1 month ago
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Selecting and caring for kitchen faucets

A new faucet is a simple way to spruce up your kitchen and conserve water.
1 month ago
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How to repair drywall to make it look new again

The quality of the patchwork is critical to restoring drywall walls to look like new. Here are tips to help you work through repairing drywall.
2 months ago
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Getting your home and air conditioning ready for the summer heat

When the outdoor temperatures start soaring, it is important to get your home and air-conditioning system ready for summer.
2 months ago
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Why managing stormwater on your property is important

Stormwater, also called runoff or surface water, is a part of the natural hydrologic process. Here's what you need to know to control the flow on your property.
2 months ago
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How to maximize the benefits of a minisplit air-conditioner

A minisplit, also called a ductless air system, allows you to control the temperature of one room by connecting the outdoor condenser unit and an indoor evaporator/air handler unit with small cables and a refrigerant line.
2 months ago
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How to prepare your home’s windows for summer

Did you know there are a few things that should be done to prepare windows for summer? Here are some tips.
3 months ago
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Cleaning and organizing the garage and cars

When we don’t stay on top of keeping the garage organized and clean, it can be overwhelming to find what we need. Take bite-sized steps to get it cleaned and organized.
3 months ago
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The right painting tools make all the difference

A successful professional-looking paint job is not done with just a paintbrush, roller, and can of paint. Many tools and accessories play their parts in creating vibrant colors with beautiful finishes.
3 months ago
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Matching the right paint with the right surface

If a painting project is on the horizon, take the time to discover the different types of paint available and the projects to which they are best suited.
3 months ago
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Simple projects for your honey to honey-do

When the honey-do list gets too long, it can be overwhelming, and none of the projects get done. Let’s tackle that list with these simple tasks.
4 months ago
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How to prepare and seal patio surfaces

Over time the elements and regular wear and tear on your patio’s surface can make it look old and worn out. Refresh its look by cleaning and resealing it.
4 months ago
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Fortify your exterior doors for extra security

While you may welcome guests into your home through your front, side, or garage doors, you need to make it difficult for burglars to get in. Here are some simple DIY tips to reinforce the entry points of your house.
4 months ago
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High home curb appeal is appealing to buyers

Here are some tips to give your house plenty of curb appeal and make potential buyers stop and look.
4 months ago
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Simple ways to reduce, reuse and recycle water

Water is Arizona’s most precious resource and everyone must do their part to conserve this resource.
4 months ago
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Being a good neighbor extends beyond your neighborhood

According to a United States Census Bureau study, 62.6 million people volunteered in 2015. Volunteering helps those in need and those who want to do some good.
5 months ago
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Here are Rosie’s tips for planning annual maintenance and home projects

Now that 2022 has arrived, let’s outline the projects and tasks that you need to plan for throughout the year. This year it is especially imperative to have a plan and a back-up, and possibly a back-up for your back-up.
5 months ago
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Here are Rosie’s top 5 DIY stories of 2021

Before looking forward to 2022, let’s take a look at the most popular DIY articles of this year. There is no rhyme or reason as to how they stacked up. But then, there was no rhyme or reason to 2021.
5 months ago
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Enjoy! A local Christmas shopping story

If you have not finished your Christmas shopping and are worried that the gifts you want will not arrive on time and are still sitting on a cargo ship in the ocean, we have amassed some gift and retailer ideas for you.
5 months ago
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Here’s how to support the nonprofits that serve us

As the year comes to a close, you may be reflecting on the cards you have been dealt. The past 20 months left many people needing a hand to count on. If you received a good hand, pay it forward. Consider giving to a nonprofit.
6 months ago
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Show off your holiday hospitality from curb to front door

Make sure your front yard and entry are ready for your guests before you kickstart the holiday party season.
6 months ago
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A home energy audit will pinpoint wasted energy, save you money

We all expect energy costs to rise during Arizona's infamously harsh summers. But what if your energy bill remains high after you have turned off the air conditioning and have yet to turn on the heating system?
6 months ago
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Inspect your roof for leaks before next rainy season arrives

If you made it through Monsoon 2021 without severe roof damage or leaks, consider yourself lucky. Thousands of Arizona homeowners were not.
6 months ago
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Here’s your one-stop holiday shopping at Rosie’s eStore

The gift-giving holidays are coming up. Start your holiday shopping now without the worry of whether the items you want to buy are sitting on a cargo ship in the Pacific Ocean or stuck on a loading dock. Rosie on the House’s eStore has you covered!
7 months ago
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Tips on reviving and repairing interior paint starting with prep work

Is it time to paint the kids' old rooms the colors you want? Before covering their questionable colors with your more refined choices, you may need to do some repair work.
7 months ago