Category: Roofing

Category: Roofing


April 7, 2021  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

SPRING IS THE PERFECT TIME TO INSPECT YOUR ROOF! Can you believe that spring is officially here? As is often the case in the Pacific Northwest, the arrival of spring can include warmer, sunny days – and days filled with… Read more


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


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

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: Interior and Exterior

October 24, 2016  /  Energy  /  Marti Reeder

Make sure your home is ready for fall weather with this handy fall home maintenance checklist: Home Interior Fall Maintenance Tips Replace furnace filters and have your furnace and fireplace serviced before you need them. Do a fall safety check… Read more

Caring for your home’s exterior

October 8, 2014  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

Whether you are planning to put your home on the market, or just want to maintain your house, caring for your home’s exterior is important. Here are six tips from American Home Shield on ways to keep the outside of… 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

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 #17: Spring Maintenance – Exterior Inspection

March 8, 2013  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

With spring coming any day now, home renovation expert Bob Vila recommends that you do an inspection of your home’s exterior. Here are some tips on what to look for: 1)  Walk around your property, especially after a storm, to… Read more

Home Care Tip #14: Winter Home Prep

November 21, 2012  /  Energy  /  Marti Reeder

It isn’t officially winter for another month, but with our temperatures dropping at night, this is a good time to do some preventative maintenance on your home. A little work now could save you time, money and frustration later. Indoor… Read more

Home Care Tip #8: Wood Shake Roofs

June 17, 2012  /  Home Improvement  /  Marti Reeder

Maintaining your home’s wood shake roof is a good way to ensure that it lasts as long as possible. It also helps your home look fresh and new year round! Clear debris from the roof valleys, roof fields, and spots… Read more


Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker