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  • Taking Doorknobs From High-Touch to Hands-Free

    Posted on Jun 18, 2020 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Swapping out doorknobs is an easy DIY project that can help you minimize transmission in a pandemic and give you flexibility when you simply have your hands full.
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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 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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  • Stuck at Home? Hunker Down With These DIY Paint and Repair Tips

    Posted on Mar 26, 2020 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    There are plenty of DIY projects that can make your home a more welcoming, comfortable environment, and now that you’re stuck at home you can complete a few. If you need a quick refresh, consider repainting your boring old walls and fixing a few of those small annoyances that accumulate.
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