How to Finance a Home Remodel

November 12, 2019 By Jim Coshow

After the initial excitement of planning your dream home with your architect and builder, you face the financial question: “How am I going to pay for this?” Here, we learn about financing options from vice president and Lynnwood branch manager for WaFd Bank. 

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How to Improve a Historic Home’s Energy Efficiency

October 22, 2019 By Jim Coshow

If you're considering an energy upgrade to your historic home here in the Pacific Northwest, it's important to consider many factors—like the integrity of your home's structure. In this video, master craftsman Daniel Westbrook and industry expert Mark LaLiberte discuss what to consider when doing an energy upgrade in a historic home—without affecting the home's integrity.

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Work-Truck Organization: How to Be Productive and Professional With Your Tools

October 15, 2019 By Daniel Westbrook

For those of us in the trades, there’s nothing more frustrating than forgetting a tool or digging around looking for the one item you need—it wastes brain space and time. The way you organize the tools and materials in your vehicle may not be something you’ve put much thought into, but it's worth it to do so: great vehicle tool organization shows a pride and professionalism in how we work—and it makes us more productive.