home maintenance tips

The PNW Post Rainy Season Home Maintenance Checklist

To say that it rains in Seattle, is a bit of understatement. If you didn’t batten down the hatches in the fall, you could be dealing with some serious issues on the exterior of your home. With our busy lives it can easy to put off inspecting your property after a harsh rainy season, but

Home Cleaning Hacks

Ultimate List of Spring Cleaning Hacks

Spring cleaning is a great time to get your home in order for the upcoming summer and the rest of the year. Yet, the idea of spring cleaning an entire home can seem intimidating to some. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled some really great shortcuts that will make your spring cleaning experience so much easier.


5 Reasons Why Spring is the Best in Seattle

There are many reasons to love Seattle, from the friendly population to the breathtaking scenery, and this month we’re celebrating how wonderful it is to experience spring in this incredible city. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite reasons as to why we think springtime in Seattle is the best. What to Do During


Is Tech Making Home Improvement Better or Worse?

Technology has made many aspects of our lives easier. You can contact your friends and family in other countries, read your work email, find a recipe, check your bank account, get directions to a new location, and learn how to refurnish your living room furniture – all from your smartphone. There is no exception when


Selling Your Home? Make Sure You Repair These Things First

If you are planning on putting your home on the market this spring, you need to start thinking about which repairs you have to make before you list the house. If you want to get top dollar for your home, you’ll find that some repairs are more important than others. When it comes down to

Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Holiday Season

With the holidays approaching, many families are preparing their homes for the season. Whether you are hosting a party or housing guests for the festivities, there is a lot of preparation that goes into getting your home ready for the holiday season. Below, we offer some advice for getting your house ready for the holidays

3 Benefits of an HVAC Maintenance Service Plan

Much like your vehicle, your HVAC system needs regular maintenance to continue running smoothly and efficiently. This routine maintenance can also help Seattle homeowners prevent costly repairs. Regular maintenance requires more than just changing the air filter once a month. Routine maintenance service visits allow homeowners to benefit from the expertise of a trained HVAC

HVAC Winter Maintenance Checklist

As winter approaches, the days are starting to get colder. In Seattle, homeowners experience some of the coldest temperatures in January where the average high is 47 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low is 36 degrees. It is important for homeowners to get ready for the winter by maintaining their HVAC system and having it

Do I Really Need a Smart Thermostat?

  All you need to do is step foot into an appliance store to see that smart technology is transforming the way that we live on a daily basis. Home automation systems have made it easier and more convenient than ever to keep your home comfortable and your family happy year-round. This technology includes smart

Replacing Your Furnace

What to Consider When Replacing Your Furnace

The average furnace can last as long as 25 years with a proper maintenance routine. Even the most meticulous homeowners, though, will eventually have to replace their units. If your unit has begun to lose efficiency and break down, it’s probably time to switch it out for a newer model. How to Tell When Your