Category: Green Living

Category: Green Living

Why Sell Your Home This Winter

January 8, 2020  /  Green Living  /  Marti Reeder

While most people think that waiting for the coveted Spring market is their best option for listing their home for sale, there are some pretty compelling reasons to save some time and list your home in the winter market. 1…. Read more

Choosing The Best “Smart” Thermostat For Your Home

December 18, 2019  /  Green Living  /  Marti Reeder

Winter is Here! And with winter comes a drop in temperatures. Soon you’ll find yourself reaching for that thermostat that you haven’t looked twice at all summer. For many homeowners, a thermostat is something they don’t give a lot of… Read more

10 Easy Ways to Go Green at Home This Spring

February 16, 2016  /  Green Living  /  Marti Reeder

Thinking of going green or stepping up your existing efforts this spring? We can help! We’ve got 10 easy ways for you to go green at home this spring: Cleaning: Make your own cleaning products at home from simple ingredients… Read more

October is Energy Awareness Month

October 17, 2012  /  Energy  /  Marti Reeder

HouseLogic encourages readers to celebrate Energy Awareness month by doing our best to improve energy efficiency in our homes. Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1.  Buy energy efficient appliances. Energy Star appliances are a good start,… Read more

Keep Cool This Summer with a Ceiling Fan

July 27, 2012  /  Green Living  /  Marti Reeder

For those of us who don’t have the luxury of central air, it is still possible to stay in cool in Washington this summer. You can buy a portable air conditioner, a room air conditioner or you can install ceiling… Read more

Marti’s Home Care Tip #5: What to do with those pesky leaves

December 3, 2011  /  Green Living  /  Marti Reeder

Now that fall is coming to an end, it is time to clear our lawns for the winter ahead. You’ve probably already raked up most of your leaves, but there are some stubborn trees out there that haven’t dropped their… Read more

Marti’s Home Care Tip #3: Cut Through Grease and Dirt

October 15, 2011  /  Green Living  /  Marti Reeder

Got tough grease and dirt????? An easy, less harsh way to cut grease and tough dirt on clothes while washing is to add (in addition to your normal detergent) ½ cup to 1 cup baking soda to the wash cycle… Read more

Top 10 Design Trends in Northwest Homes

September 8, 2011  /  Design  /  Marti Reeder

In the September 2011 issue of Seattle magazine, the Northwest Home section offers the Top 10 Design Trends of the last decade. I just had to share this fun list! 1.  Open Floor Plan – Get rid of those walls… Read more

Save Energy This Summer

August 10, 2011  /  Economy  /  Marti Reeder

If your home is well-insulated, it should keep heat out during the summer and cold out in the winter. Before you replace your windows, there are some other quick fixes you can try to maximize your home’s efficiency: Inspect windows… Read more

Live Green, Save Green

May 10, 2011  /  Community  /  Marti Reeder

Those of us in the Pacific Northwest are sometimes referred to as “granola eaters” or “tree huggers.” Whether you believe we’ve earned these nicknames or not, there is a growing trend to live our lives more simply and in a… Read more


Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker