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EV Tax Credits & More: Your Guide to the Inflation Reduction Act

Since 1970, CO2 emissions have increased by about 90% – it’s time to start taking steps to decrease our pollution and care better for our planet. The government has stepped up to encourage homeowners and businesses to lower their carbon footprint by introducing The Inflation Reduction Act. With it comes a myriad of energy efficiency tax credits!…

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7 Tips for Power Strips

There’s no denying that Americans love their electrical devices. In fact, all of likely depend on electricity to maintain our quality of life. This includes the need to provide power to major home appliances, our heating/cooling system, and mobile devices, to name just a few. This burden leads many people to depend on extension cords and power…

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Why Do Circuit Breakers Trip

Faulty circuit breakers can lead to major electrical faults that can end up costing you even more in damages. Circuit breakers in homes act as the control center to protect your home’s electrical work from damage. These electrical safety devices come in different sizes and are essential to help reduce the risk of electrical fires. Due to…

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6 Tips For Choosing Interior LED Lights

Making the switch to LED lights is a no-brainer in 2022. The expectation, according to the Department of Energy, is that most of the light installations in the US will be LED by 2035. There’s no better time to bite the bullet and embrace LEDs with open arms, but it’s important to learn everything you can about…

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5 Reasons to Get a Hot Tub Installation Before Winter

At any given time, there are it is estimated there are over 100k hot tubs in Seattle, the fourth largest amount throughout the United States. If you’re thinking about joining the club and installing a hot tub, now is the perfect time. Even though you might not plan to use your hot tub until winter,…

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Homeowner Troubleshooting An Electrical Problem

Everyday Electrical Troubleshooting Tips

Did you know that just one overloaded circuit can cause a complete power outage? While electrical problems are part and parcel of home ownership, electrical troubleshooting can help prevent faults and limit damage. Catching issues early can also save you money on repair costs. While some of these common electrical issues can be troubleshot quickly, a…

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Preparing For Home Rewiring Work

Did you know that faulty wiring is the leading cause of electrical fires? Faulty wiring can be annoying, frustrating, and even dangerous. This is why it’s so important to have these issues looked at by a professional as soon as possible. If you think you may need rewiring, there are a few things you should do…

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How To Get Started: Electric Vehicle Charging At Home

Did you know that any new car registered in Washington state will have to be electric starting in 2035? Signed into law early in 2022, the Clean Cars 2030 measure sets a clear target for the future of cars and transportation in the state. This should be a clear signal for all of us to start…

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Granite vs Quartz Countertops: Which Is Best?

Ready to remodel or renovate your kitchen? There are quite a few decisions to make, but none may be more important than which countertop materials to use. Modern countertop manufacturers use a wealth of materials, including laminates and soapstone. Yet, quartz and granite are the two top market leaders that garner the most attention. This article asks:…

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Spring Cleaning: A Time for Home Repair and Remodeling Projects

Water damage repair cleanups can cost up to $7.25 per square foot, depending on several factors. The cleanliness of the water often determines how expensive the cleanup job costs. In fact, homeowners should consider water damage incidents an opportunity to prompt a home remodel. Spring is right around the corner. Learning more about spring cleaning, like…

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What Is a General Contractor and What Role Do They Play in Remodeling?

Are you thinking about remodeling your home? If so, there’s never been a better time to invest in a home improvement project. After all, making upgrades to your existing structure is the best way to increase property value. The key to planning a successful remodel is to hire an experienced general contractor. But what is a…

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Luxury Home Interior Boasts Amazing White Kitchen With Custom White Shaker Cabinets, Endless Marble Topped Kitchen Island With Drawers And Stainless Steel Appliances Over Wide Planked Hardwood Floor.

5 Trend-Proof Remodeling Ideas

Americans spent nearly $420 million on home improvements in 2020 — and that trend shows no signs of abating. However, some recent decorating trends, like dark paint and terrazzo, are already on their way out. So, before you invest, consider how long your changes will last before looking dated. You want to invest in improvements you’ll love tomorrow, too. So, here are…

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