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Month: October 2012

Time to Ask & Answer more homeowner questions

Time to Ask & Answer more homeowner questions

Wednesday, Oct. 17th, 2012, from 6-7PM, is another opportunity for homeowners to Ask & Answer questions concerning home maintenance and remodeling projects. Ask & Answer is a monthly gathering of homeowners and home service professionals. ¬†Here, you can get expert advice for all topics related to buying, owning and maintaining a home. Savvy Seattle Women Board members and other home service professionals will be on hand to answer whatever questions you’d like to ask of us. This is an excellent…

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Is your water heater a ticking time bomb?

Is your water heater a ticking time bomb?

Hot water heaters are something we tend to take for granted until they start leaking or fail altogether. Once that happens, we are likely to grab the yellow pages or hop online to find the nearest plumber who can come right away. (Unless you are a renter, in which case you will call your landlord. There are upsides to renting.) The life expectancy of the average, conventional water heater is 10-15 years (longer, if you make a habit of draining…

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