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    What is water backup coverage and why is it important?

    Water damage can be disastrous to your home. Imagine discovering that your entire basement is filled with brown water and sewage from a backed-up water main or other pipe. It’s not only disgusting and potentially dangerous, it’s also expensive. On average, most water backup claims cost $5,000-$10,000 to repair. Water backup coverage is optional coverage […]

    July 8, 2020

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    Ridwell’s Sustainable Recycling Comes to Renton!

    Ever wonder how to get rid of recycled items that don’t belong in your weekly pickup? Well, there is a solution to many of those problems and that solution is RIDWELL! I’ve personally been campaigning to get enough residents to sign up to include Renton in their pick up area and that day has finally […]

    June 30, 2020

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    June 2020 “Give Back” Referral Rewards

    We would like to thank the following people for referring to us in May: Bob Boss Rayette Fujihara Dan Gates Andy Rodgers Dan Varelia x3 Nick Varelia x2 Each of the referrers will receive a $10 gift card. A matching $20 donation for each May referral totaling  $180 was donated to NeighborCare.  “For more than 50 […]

    June 15, 2020

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    Stinky’s Riddles June 2020

    Are you smarter than Stinky? What is full of holes but still holds water? Email your answers to Stinky by July 8th and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for a $10 Starbucks gift card. The solution to the May  Riddle “What can you hold with your left hand but never […]

    June 12, 2020

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    How to Update your Home — Without Spending Thousands

    It doesn’t take a massive remodel, or a big budget, to make your house feel a little more like home to you. Inside or out, small improvements can make a significant difference — and whether you’re handy or not, you can handle most of them yourself. Don’t believe it? Just check out our list of […]

    June 8, 2020

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    Cherries are good for…

    Cherries are touted to have anti-inflammatory superpowers. They are said to be good for increasing metabolism, reducing muscle pain, blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and easing insomnia. Helpful in preventing Alzheimer’s, colon cancer, and strokes. It is cherry season In California! Within a couple of weeks, it will be in Washington as well. Washington sweet Bing cherries […]

    May 21, 2020

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    Stinky’s Riddles May 2020

    Are you smarter than Stinky? What can you hold with your left hand but never your right hand?   Email your answers to Stinky by June 8th and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for a $10 Starbucks gift card. The solution to the April  Riddle “When does 4 – 1 […]

    May 20, 2020

  • Give back LOGO. to represent our efforts to support local charities.

    May 2020 “Give Back” Referral Rewards

    We would like to thank the following people for referring to us in April: David Hood Clinton Mathis Armando Obien Walker Smith Each of the referrers will receive a $10 gift card. A matching $20 donation for each April referral totaling   $80 was donated to NeighborCare.  “For more than 50 years, NeighborCare Health has provided quality, […]

    May 20, 2020

  • Auto Insurance Company Premium Refunds!

    During this unprecedented time in history, it’s been a nice surprise to hear that most auto insurance companies are giving some relief to customers with their insurance premiums. Since many of us aren’t driving anywhere except to the grocery store, our vehicles are sitting safely in our driveways and garages. Fewer drivers on the road […]

    May 5, 2020

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    7 Facts About Teachers That Might Surprise You

    “What really makes a teacher is love … for it is love that transforms the social duty of the educator into the higher consciousness of a mission.” Almost everyone has a story about a teacher who inspired them—the one who made learning fun, ignited a passion for a specific topic, or even pushed students hard […]

    May 4, 2020