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Do I Need to Get Rid of the Stump Once a Tree Is Cut Down?

Do I Need to Get Rid of the Stump Once a Tree Is Cut Down?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Walking on tile roof can cause it to crack

Walking on tile roof can cause it to crack

Stringing Christmas lights are not worth the damage or injury you risk by climbing on your roof tile.

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Epoxy sealer may help leaky backyard fountain

Epoxy sealer may help leaky backyard fountain

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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What kind of tree does well in a yard at a higher elevation?

What kind of tree does well in a yard at a higher elevation?

Reader wants a tree that can withstand a freeze.

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How Do I Flush Out My Water Heater?

How Do I Flush Out My Water Heater?

Rosie details how to flushing a water heater.

December 06, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Can I Build a Backyard Shed With a Basement?

Can I Build a Backyard Shed With a Basement?

A shed with a basement may not be better than two on three acres.

November 29, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Can I Put Metal Roofing Over My Asphalt Shingles?

Can I Put Metal Roofing Over My Asphalt Shingles?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle where someone li…

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Tropical-Style Weather Boosts the Caterpillar Population

Tropical-Style Weather Boosts the Caterpillar Population

Rosie tackles sesame caterpillars, dry rot, grape vine cuttings, water softeners and more.

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Rosie on the House: Cooling off hot garage

Rosie on the House: Cooling off hot garage

Consider a mini-split air conditioner to help cool your garage.

November 01, 2014 11:00 amLoading…
Leaks from vents during rain? Call an HVAC company

Leaks from vents during rain? Call an HVAC company

A leaking air duct may require a HVAC repair company instead of a roofer.

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Fall can be best time to paint house

Fall can be best time to paint house

Getting new windows, fairy duster removal and more.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Garage Door Springs Are Not a DIY Job

Garage Door Springs Are Not a DIY Job

Replacing a garage door spring can be very dangerous, be sure to call an expert.

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Shiny glazes on tile floors can be hard to maintain

Shiny glazes on tile floors can be hard to maintain

Rosie tackles insulation, adobe walls and extra shiny tile floors.

October 04, 2014 12:00 am
Can I still use an AC that has been dormant for 3 years?

Can I still use an AC that has been dormant for 3 years?

Tucson reader hasn't used home's air conditioner for three years. 

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Should I remove mistletoe from my tree?

Should I remove mistletoe from my tree?

Mistletoe can cause damage if you continue to let it grow on a tree.

September 13, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Replace kitchen fan with a microwave/exhaust?

Replace kitchen fan with a microwave/exhaust?

Questions include exhaust power, a dense tree and a new roof for old mobile home.

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Backhoe needed to remove big oleanders

Backhoe needed to remove big oleanders

Rosie also addresses water spots and rotting vigas.

August 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

When planting a tree, consider a vertical root barrier.

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Water from laundry room backs up into kitchen sink

Water from laundry room backs up into kitchen sink

Drainage problem merits call to the plumber.

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Fixing a leaky dishwasher requires appliance repair company

Fixing a leaky dishwasher requires appliance repair company

Rosie tackles a leaking dishwasher and more this week.

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Rosie Romero: Bougainvilleas’ roots sensitive

Rosie Romero: Bougainvilleas’ roots sensitive

Rosie also tackles an overwatered lemon tree, roof shingles and an odor.

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Size of crack can indicate foundation problem

Size of crack can indicate foundation problem

Home-improvement expert Rosie Romero has tips for Tucson-area homeowners.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
On the house: What's the easiest way to get hot water faster?

On the house: What's the easiest way to get hot water faster?

Rosie answers three water-related questions.

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'Dead’ outlet? It's time to call a pro

'Dead’ outlet? It's time to call a pro

How to keep bedbugs out of your home 

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Treat house for termites, but never let your guard down

Treat house for termites, but never let your guard down

Watch for signs of infestation along walls and even in ceilings.

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How hard is it to install a ceiling fan?

How hard is it to install a ceiling fan?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Six Must-Do Repairs Before Putting Your House Up for Sale

When you put your house on the market, you’re probably hoping to get a good price without investing too much in repairs and remodeling before you sell. In fact, maybe you’ve been afraid to sell because you think it might be too much work and money.

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Patio tiles marred by sooty looking spots

Patio tiles marred by sooty looking spots

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Before replacing any pipeline, seek a plumber’s opinion

Before replacing any pipeline, seek a plumber’s opinion

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Can I Start an Agave Farm in My Backyard?

Can I Start an Agave Farm in My Backyard?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Walk-in tubs are a good idea as we grow older

Walk-in tubs are a good idea as we grow older

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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When space is limited, plant a shrub for shade instead of a tree

When space is limited, plant a shrub for shade instead of a tree

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizona. Here are questions about home maintenance and improvement from the Tucson area.

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Can I have insulation blown into my wall?

Can I have insulation blown into my wall?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizona. Here are questions about home maintenance and improvement from the Tucson area.

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How Do I Keep Javelinas Away From My Plants?

How Do I Keep Javelinas Away From My Plants?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Can You Repair a Sewer Line by Relining the Pipe?

Can You Repair a Sewer Line by Relining the Pipe?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Arizona Homeowners Need to Keep Softening Their Water

Arizona Homeowners Need to Keep Softening Their Water

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives…

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House Questions? Rosie has answers: Be sure vent pipes will work after you install solar panels on roof

House Questions? Rosie has answers: Be sure vent pipes will work after you install solar panels on roof

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the lifestyle wherever someone lives in…

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My Travertine Tile Shower Seems to Be Falling Apart

My Travertine Tile Shower Seems to Be Falling Apart

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someon…

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Can I Sell the Big Saguaro That I Have in My Yard?

Can I Sell the Big Saguaro That I Have in My Yard?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Desert willow tree grows well in Tucson's climate

Desert willow tree grows well in Tucson's climate

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someon…

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Why does my washing machine have an odor?

Why does my washing machine have an odor?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Rosie Romero: What is an angle stop anyway?

Rosie Romero: What is an angle stop anyway?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizo…

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Rosie Romero: Rooftoop AC can save floor space, create less noise

Rosie Romero: Rooftoop AC can save floor space, create less noise

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizo…

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We can’t stand the pinging ducts when the furnace goes on

We can’t stand the pinging ducts when the furnace goes on

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizo…

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Best to get advice, estimate from a second plumber

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizo…

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Can I Lay Wood Over an Old Tile Floor?

Can I Lay Wood Over an Old Tile Floor?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizo…

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You Shouldn’t Repair a Mess Until You Know What Caused It

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizo…

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I fell in love with the pistache tree; can I plant one?

I fell in love with the pistache tree; can I plant one?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizo…

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What Is That Black, Dirty Stuff That Keeps Coming Out of Hinges?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizo…

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You Can Start New Bougainvilleas From the Old Bushes in Your Yard

You Can Start New Bougainvilleas From the Old Bushes in Your Yard

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to getting rid of tree roots in their sewer systems. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone lives in Arizo…

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