New to Arizona 7 Tips to Stay Cool

New to Arizona? 7 Tips to Stay Cool

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Welcome to Arizona, neighbor! For many Arizona newcomers, our mild winters and unstoppable sunshine are major draws to the area, but few come prepared for the extremes of our summer heat. Never fear! Learning to adjust to central Arizona’s hot summers may seem like a steep learning curve, but small adaptations to your home and lifestyle can make a huge …

Weekend Trip Prescott National Forest

Weekend Trip: Prescott National Forest

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Isn’t it time to take a break from Central Arizona’s scorching summer heat? Lucky for us, getting out of the desert sun doesn’t mean we have to travel far. This weekend, consider heading out to Prescott National Forest, a diverse and enchanting area of wilderness encompassing 1.25 million acres of land. With a wide array of recreational opportunities, camping adventures …

Sunscreens Can Help Keep Your Home Cool

Sunscreens Can Help Keep Your Home Cool

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Here at CC Sunscreens we’re proud of what we do. We provide custom sunscreen fabrication and installation for Central Arizona, and there’s no time of year like one of the hottest summers on record for showing us just how helpful sunscreens can be.  What Are Sunscreens? Arizona’s summer sun can be punishing, heating up your home and driving up your …

Advantages of Sliding Doors

Advantages of Sliding Doors

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This season, are you looking for easy ways to give your home a lift? If so, you may want to think about installing a sliding door for your home. Sliding doors provide functional style and can really breathe new life into a space. Here are just a few of the advantages to installing sliding doors in your home.  Improve the …

Preparing for Wildfire Season

Preparing for Wildfire Season

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With record-breaking drought conditions across Arizona, this summer may be creating dangerous conditions for wildfires. Uncontained wildfires burn millions of acres of land and property across the arid Western United States, and widespread drought means that more populated areas than ever before are becoming vulnerable to wildfire. Always In Season More and more, the wildfire season is extending into 12 …

Water Preservation Tips

Water Preservation Tips

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Another Arizona summer and this year, we are in the midst of some of the harshest drought conditions Central Arizona has seen in over a decade. With spring precipitation less than 25% of average levels, and summer heat descending upon us, how we use our limited water is more important than ever.  Water preservation isn’t difficult and your local water …

Weekend Trip: Agua Fria National Monument

Weekend Trip: Agua Fria National Monument

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With the Central Arizona weather heating up as we move into summer, getting outdoors can seem more challenging. Fortunately, while our local temperature cis climbing, there’s plenty of ways to escape the heat and still get out in nature.  One great option is choosing trails that are adjacent to rivers, to beat the heat with a splash of cooling water. …

All about the Arizona Monsoon Season

All about the Arizona Monsoon Season

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Here in Central Arizona, our summers can be punctuated by dramatic storm activity and a surprising amount of rainfall. The Arizona monsoon season is a regular weather pattern for the area that takes many newcomers unawares. While climate changes have made summer monsoons less dependable, the weather pattern is a regular phenomena that may return this year, although in late …

Spruce Up Your Patio for Warmer Weather Hangs

Spruce Up Your Patio for Warmer Weather Hangs

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Central Arizona is the perfect place for a patio. Our beautiful climate and copious sunshine make nearly every day a great opportunity for outdoor entertaining. What’s better still is transforming your home’s patio into a gorgeous oasis in the desert. Incorporating shade, greenery and a few key amenities, anyone can upgrade their patio game this season for great outdoor hangs! …

Planning Ahead for Your Summer Garden

Planning Ahead for Your Summer Garden

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Gardening in the arid desert of Arizona can be a challenge, especially when dealing with the extreme heat summer can bring. While not every fruit or vegetable will thrive in our summer heat, a surprising variety of plants will. Whether you are working with raised beds, container gardening or making edibles part of your landscaping, the time to plan your …