Category: Heating/Cooling

Category: Heating/Cooling

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

Fall home maintenance tips

September 10, 2014  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

Watching the leaves from the window of my home office, I’m reminded that this is a good time to get my home ready for winter. Of course, I plan to have help with that (hint, hint, Merle), but here are… Read more

The Jetsons have arrived: fun mobile apps to control your home

August 21, 2014  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

Once upon a time, The Jetsons were a futuristic family with an ultra-modern home full of gadgets designed to make their lives easier. Well, the Jetsons have arrived, and you too can have those goodies at your fingertips to control… Read more

Summer home maintenance tips

July 7, 2014  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

Summer came early this year. Is your home ready? If not, check out these helpful tips from David Leon of American Home Shield. He offers great advice to get your home in tip top shape to handle the summer heat…. Read more

Home Care Tip #18: Check Your Furnace Filter

September 16, 2013  /  Energy  /  Marti Reeder

Seattle Furnace reminds us that dirty filters are the #1 cause of damage to your furnace. Be sure to check your filter to insure it is clean before turning on your furnace for the winter. Through October, Seattle Furnace is running a General… Read more

Home Care Tip #16: Heating Repair & Maintenance

February 21, 2013  /  Energy  /  Marti Reeder

Whether we are in the middle of winter or experiencing a cool spring, it is important to be sure that your home’s heating system is functioning at an optimal level. This not only keeps your family warm and comfortable, but… 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

5 Quick Ways to Stay Cool

July 17, 2012  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

In case you missed by July newsletter, here are 5 quick ways to stay cool this summer. Use fans and ceiling fans in combination with your air conditioner. Cover south-facing windows by closing blinds and curtains. “Cool roofs” will keep… Read more


Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker