Category Archives: Tips

10 Steps to Prepare Your Home for Vacancy This Winter

As winter nears, it’s time to prepare for cold weather ahead. From taping up windows to cleaning your drains, there are many areas of the home to get ready. For those who are heading south for the season, this preparation may look a little different. Still, as anyone who has experienced frozen or burst pipes…
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4 Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Furnace

As the chilly winter months begin to break up and are replaced with increasingly warmer, brighter days, early Spring is a great time to take account of your home's energy usage and make adjustments as you head into summer. Among the costliest, but most beneficial upgrades you can make to your home's energy system is…
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Renting? Winter Plumbing Tips for Apartments

With the mercury continuing to plunge and no sign of relief on the way, plumbing systems all around Seattle have began to act up, with drains, pipes, and water heaters struggling to keep up with excess water and increased demand. As a homeowner, the responsibility to maintain and update your plumbing is yours alone, but…
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Selling Your Home in the Spring? Perform These 5 Fixes First!

Real estate experts agree: putting your home on the market during the spring season gives you a better chance of selling your home quickly and shortening your home's time on the market compared to listing it during the fall or winter. While cold weather and extra time indoors can prevent you from accomplishing many home…
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