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  • Spring is the season to get your air conditioner revved up for summer

    Spring in Arizona is when we start thinking about baseball, vacations -- and your air conditioner. You should consider getting it tuned up before summer.
  • Now is the time to fix up windows and screens before summer heat

    It's going to be hot before you know it, so be sure to add window washing and repairs to the list of spring cleaning jobs you want to do.
  • Cleaning your baseboards will make your house sparkle

    Everybody tries to vacuum the floors and dust the furniture when they clean house but, somehow, the baseboards are neglected. 
  • Six things to consider before installing your own dimmer switches

    If you have a brightly-lit room, dimmer switches could be the answer to making it feel warmer. Here are things to think about before you install them.
  • How to identify and stop common pests living in your yard

    Everyone worries about pests once they get into houses, but the truth is, before they even get into your house, they find shelter in your yard.
  • Six tips for success with your spring vegetable garden

    If you’re yearning to grow your own crisp lettuce and succulent tomatoes, it’s not too soon to start. Here are six tips for a successful spring garden.
  • To DIY or not: Projects you can do yourself and those you shouldn’t

    If you’ve never done DIY projects before, how can you tell if you’re trying too hard or going too far? Here's some ideas to help you decide.
  • Nine home remodeling trends that are hot this year

    What’s hot today is probably going to be cool tomorrow, but it’s always fun to check out the latest home remodeling trends.
  • Tips to keep your family safe from carbon monoxide poisoning

    After a family was likely killed by carbon monoxide poisoning in northern Arizona, we wanted to share tips to keep your family safe.
  • Six places you should go visit in Arizona this year

    A lot of places in Arizona are overshadowed by the Grand Canyon, but here are six that should be on your 2018 bucket list.
  • Here are the most-read Rosie on the House blogs of 2017

    It’s time to look back on what happened at Rosie on the House in 2017. Check out the most popular posts from the year to catch any you might have missed.
  • Ten last-minute Christmas gift ideas for busy homeowners

    You might be in a Christmas gift panic, so we put together a list of some possibilities you might find at your local hardware store. 
  • Frost 101: What you need to know about frosty weather in Arizona

    Is it really possible to end up with frost-damaged plants or frozen pipes in central and southern Arizona? Yes. Here are some steps to prevent damage.
  • Share your blessings with Valley charities around the holidays

    Here are a few Valley charities we really like if you're considering donating your money, food or time to this holiday season.
  • Hit the online sales: Plenty of new techie decor ideas for holidays

    Start sifting through those boxes of Christmas lights so you can toss out old decorations and grab the latest in affordable decor for the holidays.
  • Eight ways to show you’re grateful during the holidays

    Lots of us give contributions to our favorite causes and charities during the holidays but what about the rest of the people we know?
  • This year, there’s even more to be thankful for in Arizona

    Arizona is so varied and wonderful that we can come up with lots more reasons that we love about this place in honor of Thanksgiving.
  • Some tips for a happy but safe holiday season

    By now, your holiday planning is well under way. Remember to keep safety in mind so that accidents don’t spoil the season.
  • Pros and cons of hardwired and wireless home security systems

    If you’re interested in a home security system, you’ve probably found out that there are two types: hardwired and wireless. Here are the pros and cons.
  • Three important ways APS’ new rates will affect you

    You’ve probably heard that APS is raising your electrical rates. What are the changes all about and what can you do about them?

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