Archive for September, 2011

Do you have unwanted, unused, or expired medications?

According to the State of Washington, statistics show that drug overdoses and related poisonings have surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of accidental deaths in WA.  Teens are the biggest abusers of prescription drugs…often easily obtained from home medicine cabinets.

 Medicines should not be flushed or put in food or yard waste. Trash disposal is not safe because children, pets, or other adults have easy access. Also, flushed medicines can overburden our wastewater treatment plants, and eventually end up in our waterways.  

 So, what to do? Drug Take-Back Programs are the safest method of disposal for prescription and over-the-counter drugs.  For nearby locations, please visit:

www.takebackyourmeds.org/what-you-can-do/locations or phone 206-296-4692.

 

Is there trouble lurking in your laundry room?

This is the result of a dryer fire

 What causes 5,600 fires, 15 deaths, and over 99 million in preventable property loss? Three words…dryer vent fires.  Most homeowners consider their clothes dryer a necessity. Improper installation and maintenance of this appliance can pose a serious fire risk.  The leading factor is the failure to clean lint from the trap, vents and surrounding areas.

The signs of a blocked dryer vent are:

1. Lengthy drying time

2. Clothes are hotter than normal at the end of the cycle

3. Dryer shuts off due to high temperatures

4. Increased heat and humidity in the area of the dryer

5. Flapper on the vent hood does not open when the dryer is on

The Community Association of Underwriters recommends:

1. Replace plastic and metal foil vents with 4” aluminum vents

2. Vent dryer directly to the outside, taking the shortest route

3. Never leave the house when a dryer is on

4. Install a portable fire extinguisher in the laundry room

5. Clean filter after every dryer load

Prime Location Condominium Townhome

Townhome just listed 133 21st Ave E., Unit B

Offered at $350,000 – MLS #273446

Spacious and solidly built 2 bedroom Townhome in one of Seattle’s most desirable city neighborhoods. 

 A Vaulted ceiling, skylights and generously sized rooms make this 2 bedroom  townhome feel open, light and bright.  Master bedroom located on the lower level.

Plenty of storage space in the oversized 1 car garage.  Located on a quiet street and convenient to freeways, shopping and dining, Madison Valley and Madison Park.  Move in and enjoy the lifestyle.

Call 206-369-2818 to schedule a private showing.

 

 

 

Capitol Hill Urban Retreat

Call me for a private showing at this just listed unique 4 bedroom home on 310 21st Ave E. in Capitol Hill.

Offered at $700,000 – MLS#271155

You are about to experience a home unlike any you have ever seen. There is a unique blend of materials & workmanship.  Soaring ceilings surround you. The top floor is a luxurious Master Suite.  Enjoy the city views form this level’s deck.

 The main floor is open & full of sunlight.  Enjoy the formal living & eating spaces.  The entry level has up to three potential bedrooms that you must see to understand.  Check out the oversize shower with generous tile work.

Park 2 cars in the garage or use the current workshop to your liking.  The backyard is full of mature landscaping, boulders, and water features.  There is an impressive guest quarters as well.  Simply put—very unique.

For a private showing, call 206-369-2818

 

Townhome – Work/Live Style here in Ballard!

Great Ballard Townhome  at 8411 8th Ave NW

Offered at $360,000 – MLS #271143

Incredible find! Large & luxurious Townhome priced to sell. City zoned for residential commercial, (Live/Work).

 Lower level has one bedroom and 1 bathroom with soaring ceilings, possible business space or third bedroom.

The main floor has gleaming hardwoods, and granite gas fireplace.  Cook’s kitchen with huge pantry and slab granite countertops

Upper level has 2 extra large bedrooms and 1 bathroom.  Side yard with garden captures sun and privacy.  Oversized 1 car garage. You must see the designer touches throughout this luxury townhome.

Call me for a private showing at 206-369-2818

 

Tastefully Remodeled Craftsman in West Seattle

Just reduced – This remodeled Craftsman with Old World Charm – 3240 41st Ave SW.

Offered at: $540,000 – MLS #273865

Enter into a gracious formal living and dining room with an open staircase, hardwood floors, period detailed fireplace, and arched hallways.  The kitchen has been tastefully remodeled with granite countertops, glass faced cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and radiant heated floors.

There is a bonus room and stunningly remodeled bathroom with marble, glass sink, and claw foot tub on the main floor.  The millwork in this home is beautiful.

Upstairs are 3 bedrooms and a remodeled 3/4 bathroom with granite countertop and glass mosaic tile.  Some mountain views are visible from this floor. There is a sunny private patio perfect for entertaining in the backyard.  Located on a highly desirable street, you must see this one.

 Call me for a private showing at 206-369-2818