energy efficiency

Seattle Real Estate Market – Meeting Buyer’s Demands

Your Seattle, Washington home inspection company, The Home Detective, is happy to share with you how to meet the buyer’s demands in any real estate market. With many real estate industry watchers predicting 2014 will be a seller’s market, you may think you won’t need to do much to sell your home this spring. Not […]

Get Rid Of Household Drafts

With the onset of cooler weather, now is the ideal time for homeowners to consider the efficiency of their heating systems. Drafts, gaps and poor insulation throughout the building envelope can significantly contribute to the efficiency of a home’s heating system, the comfort of occupants and the household budget. The United States Department of Energy […]

Buying A Garage Door? Think Insulation

There are seemingly endless options through which homeowners must navigate when buying a new garage door: the style, materials and accessories, just to name a few. But perhaps the most important feature that should top the garage door consumer’s list is energy efficiency. Why? Because the garage door is generally the largest moving object in […]