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Extent of damage on vigas — rustic wood beams — dictates proper treatment

Note to readers: 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 …

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New uses for old swimming pools

New uses for old swimming pools

Mark "Eb" Eberlein stands near the smaller of two of ponds on his property.

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New uses for old swimming pools

New uses for old swimming pools

Mark "Eb" Eberlein, near a pond on his property, put a deck over the swimming pool and created a cistern that stores rainwater for a Painted Hills home's garden and desert landscaping.

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New uses for old swimming pools

New uses for old swimming pools

Not long ago, Tucsonans wanted pools the way Southern Californians wanted convertibles and surfboards.

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New uses for old swimming pools

New uses for old swimming pools

The koi pond in Red and Sue Redlaczyk's backyard doesn't appeal to all potential buyers. Sue Redlaczyk hopes buyers will see the pond as space that can be repurposed.

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