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

Preparing Heater for Winter

Will Your Heating System Last this Winter? Here’s How to Test It

Though winter may still be a few months off, it is important to test your heating system before you need it. Much like your vehicle, your heating system also needs regular maintenance to keep it running efficiently. Checking your system in the fall allows you to identify any problems that you can work to fix

Dehumidifiers and Humidifiers

Humidifiers vs. Dehumidifiers: What’s the Difference?

Ideally, you should keep the humidity levels in your home between 30 and 50% to promote good health and keep your home comfortable. But what happens when changes in outdoor weather cause these humidity levels to rise or drop? Dehumidifiers and humidifiers are devices that you can use in your home to help control moisture


The Future Of HVAC: Cogeneration

These days, most home and business owners are as concerned with the environment as they are with daily life. They’re always looking for ways to benefit the earth and save energy in their homes. Though it may surprise you, one of the key places to save energy is through your HVAC system. Cogeneration, also known