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Insider Secrets About Insulation Contractors in Seattle

By Ed Steenman on January 11, 2020

If you’ve ever experienced problems caused by a faulty, or even suspect, insulation installation, you know that it’s an experience you’ll never forget. Among the countless insulation installers out there, there are plenty that are reliable, honest, and who do an excellent job. Unfortunately, there are also some insulation contractors who just don’t measure up

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A Christmas Present that Gives Back: Investing in Insulation For 2020

By Ed Steenman on November 1, 2019

Some of the best Christmas presents are the ones that you can’t wrap and hide beneath a tree. If you’re looking for a present for 2020 that will benefit your home and family for years on end, new home insulation is the ticket. You may not be able to put fancy wrapping paper or a

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Home Cleaning Checklist For Elderly Caregivers

By Ed Steenman on February 22, 2016

Stephan Baldwin is the Director of Business Development for Assisted Living Center, an online resource for senior living articles, communities, and guides. It is never easy to move your parents out of a home they have enjoyed for decades. However, if you are a caregiver and know that your parents need more help than you

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How To Tell If Your Attic Insulation is Old

By Ed Steenman on May 27, 2015

Even though the attic is not a place we visit very often, its condition can actually play a significant role in other areas of our lives. A common problem with attics that are not properly cared for is a decrease in the quality of the insulation. Knowing what to look for in your insulation can

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The 3 Big Problems With Tree Roots In Your Crawl Space

By Ed Steenman on March 18, 2015

At first glance, it may seem somewhat laughable to discover that the roots of the trees surrounding your home have wriggled their way into your crawl space, but in reality, it is no laughing matter. Over our years of servicing local homes and businesses, we have found that having trees roots that extend into your

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5 Steps to Handling a Flooded Crawlspace

By Ed Steenman on March 6, 2015

It rains a lot here in Seattle. And by ‘a lot’, we mean practically all the time. Because it rains so frequently, it can be easy for residents forget about the damaging effects that a sudden heavy rain can have on their home and property. Flooded crawlspaces are not an uncommon occurrence. However, as crawl

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5 Serious Ways Your Crawl Space Affects Your Home

By Ed Steenman on February 5, 2015

It’s easy for homeowners to never think of their crawl space, adopting an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality. To the chagrin of many a homeowner, it’s not uncommon to find disgusting conditions festering beneath their home. Regardless of the length of time you’ve lived in your home, it’s a good idea to consistently

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How To Prevent Crawl Space Pipes From Freezing This Winter

By Ed Steenman on December 30, 2014

What is the number one concern people have when the temperatures drop and they realize that things in their crawl space are getting a more than just a little chilly? Their pipes, of course. When the thermometer starts plummeting, it pays to check the conditions of your crawl space. Because a crawl space is partially

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