Category: Heating/Cooling

Category: Heating/Cooling

16 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat Without Air Conditioning

June 27, 2016  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

According to the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), only 20% of Northwest Washington homeowners have air conditioning, with 42% cooling their homes through a heat pump in 2012. Compare this to Eastern Washington homes where 65% have air conditioning with… Read more

5 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for a Summer Sale

June 16, 2016  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

People say that spring is the best time to sell your home, but Realtor.com says that 50% of homes are sold during the summer! June, in particular, tends to be the best time to sell your home. In fact, according… Read more

Summer Landscaping: 7 Tips for a Beautiful Yard

May 30, 2016  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

It may still be spring, but we are experiencing some lovely summer weather. This is the perfect time to make sure your landscaping is up to par, so your lawn and gardens look beautiful year-round. This is particularly important if… Read more

Save Money at Home with These 10 DIY Home Hacks

March 14, 2016  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

Everyone likes to save money, especially on expensive home-related projects. With these DIY home hacks, inspired by This Old House, you can save time, money and energy! Here are 10 of our favorite home hacks. Closing closet doors reduces the… 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

Homeowner’s Insurance vs. Home Warranty: What’s the Difference?

January 11, 2016  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

Because your home is one of your most valuable investments, it is important to protect it. There are two primary ways to do that: homeowners’ insurance and home warranty. While both are important resources, they cover different things. Here are… Read more

10 Easy Ways to Save Money and Energy at Home

September 8, 2015  /  Energy  /  Marti Reeder

Save money and energy at home with these 10 tips: Install ceiling fans (e.g., dining room, bedrooms, living areas, office, etc.) Ceiling fans are an attractive, affordable, low-energy way to keep air moving. This can save you from adjusting your… Read more

4 Ways to Lower Your Winter Electric Bill

December 2, 2014  /  Energy  /  Marti Reeder

The temperature is dropping, so your thermostat is rising. That means your energy bill could also be rising. Here are some tips to stay cozy while keeping a little extra money in your pocket! 1.  Keep your house cooler while… Read more

6 Ways to Weatherproof Your Home For Winter

November 19, 2014  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

With the colder months approaching, it is time to weatherproof your home. Here are 6 ways to keep your house temperature high and your heating bill low. Weatherproof your doors. This will help prevent any unnecessary cold from entering your… Read more

10 ways to save energy at home this fall

October 20, 2014  /  Energy  /  Marti Reeder

As the temperatures drop this fall, energy and water bills are likely to go up. Here are some ways to save energy at home to offset those higher bills. Install a programmable thermostat to automatically lower the heat at night… Read more

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