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Eight tips for upgrading heating in Seattle homes

Seattle is gifted with a fairly mild and temperate climate. We don’t have the same harsh winters as cities on the same latitudinal parallel on the East Coast. However, it does get cold here for a few months, and during that time you certainly want a heating system that efficiently gets the job done. For property owners seeking…

Posted in Heating

Fall weather is on the horizon… is your home ready?

Rainy days and windstorms don’t have to get you down. In fact, you may not even notice them at all. If rain and windstorms are in the forecast (as they seem to be more and more), consider installing a generator from Washington Energy. Not only will your Honeywell standby generator work hard for the long…

Posted in Heating

Seamless gutters—the what, why, and how.

What are seamless gutters? No surprise here—they’re gutters that have no seams. They have fasteners and joints only at the corners and downspouts. Seamless gutters from Washington Energy Services are made of Reynolds aluminum and feature Reynolds ReynoGuard finish, a high-performance topcoat that’s resistant to UV radiation and extreme weather conditions. Why should I consider…

Posted in Siding

How can you benefit from a furnace upgrade?

An efficient home heating system will provide the level of comfort you want throughout the winter season at the lowest cost possible. If it’s nearly time for new furnace installation in your home, choosing a high-efficiency furnace product offers many clear advantages. Even if your existing furnace is in relatively good shape, it’s still important…

Posted in Heating, Furnace

Top reasons to choose a gas fireplace insert for your Seattle home

Gas fireplace inserts are products designed to turn a wood-burning fireplace into a modern gas fireplace. A gas fireplace insert is a beautiful and functional addition to any home, offering not only an appealing home feature, but reliable and efficient space heating as well. If you have a wood fireplace that you rarely use or…

Posted in Gas fireplace

Residential boilers: the classically efficient choice

How do boilers work? These classic heating systems operate by warming water to a preset temperature and circulating that fluid in pipes throughout a dwelling. And when we say classic, we mean it—the first boiler was invented in the late 1700’s. While boilers may often be associated with commercial buildings, schools, or other large structures,…

Posted in Heating, Tankless water heaters

Is your furnace ready for fall?

Show it a little TLC. Fall is the perfect season to schedule a furnace service, repair, or tune-up. The coldest days of winter are not an ideal time to start thinking about this—do it now before your furnace gets kicked into high gear. Call Washington Energy for the following furnace services: Precision Tune-Up: This 37-point…

Posted in Heating

The Positive Impact of Air Duct Cleaning on Indoor Allergies

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, approximately 50 million Americans suffer from nasal allergies. As many as 40% of children and 30% of adults in the United States have some form of allergies, and this number appears to be growing. If you or any member of your family is suffering from persistent…

Posted in Heating, Cooling

Front door materials: wood or fiberglass?

  Wood Without a doubt, wood doors are stunning. Their exquisite texture and design perfectly complement the Pacific Northwest aesthetic. As a bonus, they match nearly any color palette found on your home, and can work with traditional, classic, or modern exteriors. Today’s wood doors offer ornate, yet energy efficient glass accents and beautiful mouldings….

Posted in Doors

Hottest home upgrades of 2016

It’s time to go programmable. Let your thermostat do the work for you—just sit back, relax, and enjoy the warm or cool air. Honeywell offers an extensive line of programmable thermostats to meet any budget and technology preference. Take the Prestige IAQ 3.0 for instance. This sleek thermostat is offered in a variety of frame…

Posted in Windows, Gas fireplace

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