When the Puyallup River overflowed in November and December, it caused a fair amount of chaos in the area. Governor Jay Inslee was forced to declare a state of emergency in the region, as heavy rains and winds led to flooding, mud slides, road closures, and power outages. Residents might also remember that an even […]
Should You Worry About Earthquakes in Seattle?
The threat of a major earthquake striking Seattle has been in the news recently in part due to The New Yorker article on the subject, leaving many people worrying about when “the big one” will hit. The area is actually well overdue for a major earthquake and there is a 10 to 15 percent chance that […]
Preparing Your Home For Seattle’s Rainy Season
We know that it’s coming every year, yet, for some reason, we fail to prepare for it. The vast majority of Seattle’s precipitation falls between October and March, an average of 26.31 inches during these months annually, leaving many homes prone to flooded homes, yards and, particularly, basements. The main issue occurs when a great […]
Are You Worried About Seattle’s Water Quality?
Over the past few months, there have been numerous reports mentioning discolored water in various neighborhoods around West Seattle. While this is somewhat normal, as water discoloration can be caused by a few different things, the frequency with which it is occurring is alarming, especially for those who have had dark colored water coming out […]
5 Ways to Stay Cool in Seattle This Summer
What is up with this heat? Numerous all-time temperature records have been broken in the Seattle area in recent weeks, leaving residents struggling to keep cool. The region has already set a record for the most consecutive days with temperatures over 90-degrees and we’re only a few weeks into summer. Because of these sustained high […]
How to Tell If It’s Time to Replace Your Furnace
There comes a time in every homeowners life where he or she must bite the bullet and go through with a furnace replacement. While your first step should be to see if the unit can be repaired, King and Pierce Counties furnace companies might not have access to the parts if the furnace is over […]
4 of the Most Common Plumbing Myths
Myths are a common thing in life, as we hear things daily that are treated as common knowledge, but aren’t necessarily true. This applies to household plumbing, as there are probably a number of things that your friends or family have told you that are doing you more harm than good. These are some of […]
- What Extreme Weather Means For Puyallup Residents
- Should You Worry About Earthquakes in Seattle?
- Preparing Your Home For Seattle’s Rainy Season
- Are You Worried About Seattle’s Water Quality?
- 5 Ways to Stay Cool in Seattle This Summer
- How to Tell If It’s Time to Replace Your Furnace
- 4 of the Most Common Plumbing Myths