A Brief history of phoenix heat

A Brief History of Phoenix Heat (And How We’ve Survived!)

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As August nears, we Phoenicians know that our summer heat is far from over. While the kids head back to school, and the rest of the country prepares for autumn to soon arrive– we thought it appropriate to prepare a quick history lesson on Arizona’s famous Phoenix heat. We’ll discuss some of the most interesting and record-breaking temperatures in recorded …

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Is it Time to Update Your Window Screens?

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When thinking about home renovation, visions of granite countertops or kitchen backsplashes might dance through your head, however, replacing your outdated window screens might prove to be a more cost-effective and important renovation. In general, home improvements make your living space more enjoyable and increase your property value when you go to sell your home. We’ve compiled a list of …

Three Reasons to Invest in Anti Golf Ball Screens

3 Reasons to Invest in Anti-Golf Ball Screens

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What in the world are golf ball screens? While most readers seem to be well versed on using screens to protect their home against critters and the sun – many don’t know there are protective screens for golf balls as well! In beautiful Arizona, our fantastic year-round weather makes us a mecca for golfers from all over the world. Our …

Brexit Could Be Good News for Arizona Real Estate Markets

Brexit Could Be Good News for Arizona Real Estate Markets

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What’s Brexit? In case you haven’t heard, on June 23rd, a referendum was held in the United Kingdom asking citizens to vote on whether the country should exit or remain in the European Union (EU). Shockingly, Britons voted to leave the EU. Unsurprisingly, this immediately threw global markets into turmoil, as the uncertainty of the decision made international investors more …

SRP Cuts Electric Rates for July & August!

SRP Cuts Electric Rates for July & August!

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Exciting news for all Salt River Project (SRP) customers – your bill in July and August will be 3.7% lower. The decision was unanimously voted in during a June 23rd meeting of the board of directors. The board agreed to cut residential energy costs to consumers by 3.7% for the July and August cycles. This is expected to save Arizona …

Fun Things To Do in Phoenix This Summer

Fun Things to do in Phoenix in July

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In Arizona, July can seem to drag on-and-on-and-on. The kids have been out of school for over a month and it’s an inferno out there. It’s scary to think that although summer only “officially” began June 20th, we hit a record-breaking high of 119 that very day. Yikes. Us Arizonians know that our summer has been here for a few …

Two Valley Cities Determined Most Affordable in Arizona – Based on Recent Study

Two Valley Cities Determined Most Affordable in Arizona – Based on Recent Study

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Two Valley Cities Determined Most Affordable in Arizona – Based on Recent Study   When considering the most affordable places to live in Arizona, cities within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area might not be the first to come to mind. You might be surprised to learn that based on a recent publication summarizing a study of home affordability in Phoenix Business …

Best Patio Cushions for the Arizona Sun

Which Patio Furniture is Best in Arizona Sun: The Cushions

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Which Cushions are Best in the Sun? In a recent blog post, we discussed the pros and cons of various patio furniture materials in regards to withstanding our extreme Arizona weather. While the furniture base is extremely important, the cushions and pillows we place on top of them take an even greater beating from our Arizona weather. When cushions rip …

Best Patio Furniture AZ Sun

Which Patio Furniture is Best in Arizona Sun

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What are the best and worst materials to look for when choosing outdoor furniture in Arizona? We’ve researched the most popular materials used in creating outdoor furniture and shared the pros and cons as they relate to Arizona weather specifically. Choosing the right materials, which are made to resist fading and sun damage can help to keep your backyard looking …