Category: Home Maintenance

Category: Home Maintenance

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE!

January 27, 2021  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

I am writing this as I watch the rain trickle down on a grey January day. Yes, it’s the middle of another Seattle winter! Unlike most parts of the United States, the Pacific Northwest rarely experiences snow in the winter…. Read more

BREATHE EASIER: SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO IMPROVE THE AIR QUALITY OF YOUR HOME

January 6, 2021  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

BREATHE EASIER: SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO IMPROVE THE AIR QUALITY OF YOUR HOME Let’s face it – this time of year we spend more time indoors. As the weather cools and becomes wetter, our enthusiasm for the great… Read more

TEAM MARTI’S FALL TUNE-UP TIPS

November 4, 2020  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

It’s hard to believe that we’re deep into autumn with the holidays soon upon us! It seems just last week I was watching bulbs push up through the ground, and the trees were beginning to leaf and so hopeful for… Read more

MAXIMIZE YOUR HOME’S SALE PRICE

June 10, 2020  /  Community  /  Marti Reeder

We’ve been successfully assisting buyers and sellers for many years now, and although many things have changed over the years, there are some “wish list” items that remain constant: kitchens and bathrooms that are both beautiful and functional. We’ll get to that in a minute. But first …

Putting Your Home To Bed For The Winter

October 16, 2019  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

Talk to any gardener you know, and they’ll probably mention “putting their garden to bed for the winter”. In the gardening world that might mean raking leaves, pulling out annual plants, weeding, and putting down a layer of compost and… Read more

Spring Household Cleaning Hacks

May 30, 2018  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

Let’s be honest … none of us really enjoy spending our precious free time cleaning our homes (at least I’ve never met anyone who does!). So I’m always looking for hacks that allow me to spend more time doing the… Read more

Team Marti’s Winter Home Maintenance Checklist 2017

December 11, 2017  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

Like it or not, winter is just 10 days away. If you haven’t already prepped your home for winter and freezing temps, there’s still time. Use our handy checklist to make sure you and your home are ready for winter… Read more

5 Projects to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal This Fall

November 13, 2017  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

We’ve said it a thousand times, but it still remains true – curb appeal is everything. It’s what draws a potential homebuyer to want to see the inside of your home. Here are 5 simple, affordable upgrades you can make… Read more

Team Marti’s Fall Maintenance Tips

September 18, 2017  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

Make sure your home is ready for the changing seasons with this handy fall home maintenance checklist from Team Marti: Inside: Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and change batteries. Replace furnace filters. Seal cracks and gaps around windows and… Read more

Avoid These 8 Home Security Mistakes to Prevent Summer Burglaries

July 3, 2017  /  Home Exterior/Landscaping  /  Marti Reeder

According to a report from the U.S. Department of Justice cited by Alarms.org, on average, burglary rates are the highest in the summer. Winter has the lowest burglary rate, with February having the lowest amount of burglaries. Did you know… Read more

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Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker