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  • Finding Potential Home Energy Savings

    Posted on Jun 4, 2020 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Understanding where energy is being used, or wasted, in your home can add up to potential savings and better indoor air quality.
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  • Keeping Your Home Remodel Safe During COVID-19

    Posted on May 28, 2020 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Here’s a roundup of some of the rules surrounding residential construction now that builders are able to resume some projects under the Governor’s Phase 1 Construction Restart.
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  • Keeping Your Wood Fence Beautiful and Functional

    Posted on May 21, 2020 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Ways to maintain your wood fence and spot the telltale signs that it may need to be replaced.
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  • Seeing the Light: Considerations for Your Home Lighting Environment

    Posted on May 14, 2020 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    Good daylighting is essential to a well-designed home; if not properly balanced, lighting can make an otherwise good space very unpleasant, either from too much glare or by being dark and gloomy. Understanding how to manipulate daylight allows you to maximize comfort, reduce energy consumption, and enhance special architectural features and furnishings.
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  • Starting a Remodel Remotely

    Posted on May 7, 2020 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Nonessential construction may be restricted now, but for those just starting a remodel, much of the design process can be handled remotely.
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