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Paper works best for air-conditioning filters

Paper works best for air-conditioning filters

One-inch pleated paper filters are the best to use with your air-conditioning intakes. Washable filters tend to restrict airflow.

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Paper works best for air-conditioning filters

Paper works best for air-conditioning filters

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots in their sewers. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the specific lifesty…

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How can I bring down my electric bills?

How can I bring down my electric bills?

Repairing or replacing air ducts can help bring down your energy bills. The age of the HVAC system might be a factor, as well.

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How can I bring down my electric bills?

How can I bring down my electric bills?

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots in their sewers. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the specific lifesty…

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Use builder- or high-end-grade replacement kitchen cabinets

Use builder- or high-end-grade replacement kitchen cabinets

If you buy a higher grade of kitchen cabinets when you remodel, you'll be a lot happier in the long run.

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Use builder- or high-end-grade replacement kitchen cabinets

Use builder- or high-end-grade replacement kitchen cabinets

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots invading their sewer systems. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the spe…

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Whole-home surge protector is good, but get a pro to install it

Whole-home surge protector is good, but get a pro to install it

Working with wiring on your electrical service panel can be dangerous, so an electrician should do it.

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Whole-home surge protector is good, but get a pro to install it

Whole-home surge protector is good, but get a pro to install it

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots in their sewers. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the specific lifesty…

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Hire electrician to find switch-outlet connections

Hire electrician to find switch-outlet connections

Holding your nose when you open the spigot? If your water smells like sulfur, it could be a problem with the water heater or with a well.

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Hire electrician to find switch-outlet connections

Hire electrician to find switch-outlet connections

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots invading their sewer systems. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the spe…

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Help! Mesquite roots keep invading my sewer

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots invading their sewer systems. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the spe…

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20-year-old roof is likely near time it ought to be replaced

20-year-old roof is likely near time it ought to be replaced

These reflective asphalt roofing shingles contain colored granules that reflect the sun's rays. The manufacturer says they'll reduce a roof's temperature by as much as 20 percent in summer.

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20-year-old roof is likely near time it ought to be replaced

20-year-old roof is likely near time it ought to be replaced

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots invading their sewer systems. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the spe…

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Big bang in pipes is due to water pressure; fixing it is important

Big bang in pipes is due to water pressure; fixing it is important

If your water pipes periodically make a rumbling noise and then a big bang, you need to fix it. It's hard on the pipes and could cause damage. You can easily test the flow of your water by putting a water pressure gauge on an outside hose bib.

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Big bang in pipes is due to water pressure; fixing it is important

Big bang in pipes is due to water pressure; fixing it is important

The outdoor bib where you connect your garden hose is the place where you check your home's water pressure.

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Big bang in pipes is due to water pressure; fixing it is important

Big bang in pipes is due to water pressure; fixing it is important

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots invading their sewer systems. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the spe…

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Why must I replace my furnace when I change my air conditioner?

Why must I replace my furnace when I change my air conditioner?

If your air conditioner needs replacing, you probably should replace your furnace as well so that your whole HVAC system operates correctly and efficiently.

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Why must I replace my furnace when I change my air conditioner?

Why must I replace my furnace when I change my air conditioner?

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots invading their sewer systems. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the spe…

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House questions: How do I get the ugly haze off my pavers?

House questions: How do I get the ugly haze off my pavers?

Caption: When pavers are laid in your yard, polymeric sand is often put into the seams and joints between the pavers. Once water mixes with this sand, it turns into a cement-like binding substance that locks the pavers together.

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House questions: How do I get the ugly haze off my pavers?

House questions: How do I get the ugly haze off my pavers?

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots invading their sewer systems. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the spe…

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