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Hygge for Your Home

Oct 23, 2019
As autumn settles in deeper around us, I, for one, am pining for some cabin-chic. Bundling up with blankets, hot to [more]
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Can Your Home Handle an Earthquake?

Oct 23, 2019
Washington had a state-wide earthquake drill last week, and KUOW and other news outlets shared updated earthquake r [more]
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How much yard does your dog need?

Sep 24, 2019
Disclaimer: No matter how large the yard, your dog STILL needs regular walks and exercise. Dog breeds come in all s [more]
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7 Necessary Home Updates for Seniors

Sep 09, 2019
You’ve changed since you bought your home, and it’s time your home changed, too. You have different needs now—a nor [more]
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How to Survive Summer Without A/C

Aug 27, 2019
Odds are, your house in Seattle doesn’t have air conditioning. Only 33.7% of Seattle-area households come equ [more]
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Urban Gardens: Life in 8 ways

Aug 22, 2019
A garden in a city is a refuge. A space for good, growing things amid steel and concrete. Down the street, machiner [more]
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15 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

Jul 16, 2019
The four strategies for good curb appeal: hide, clean/repair, improve, or add.
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Free Tools

Jul 02, 2019
DIY home improvement sounds nice and all, but let’s face it: tools are expensive. They take up space. And odds are, [more]
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New Rental Laws: How to Stay Legal

May 30, 2019
The Washington State legislature passed some new rental laws, and all tenants and landlords had better brush up. Th [more]
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Basic Home Security

Apr 24, 2019
Odds are, you’ll be fine. Back in 1973, the burglary rate in the United States was soaring at 110 out of every 1,00 [more]
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The Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

Sep 24, 2018
Owning a home costs more than the listing price. It even costs more than the listing price + inspection, insurance, [more]
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The Perfect Kid’s Room

Aug 17, 2018
Some of the hardest rooms to decorate in your house are the kids’ rooms. In every other room, you know what you wan [more]
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