More Well Home Information
Having chalked up over 24 years of service to North Seattle neighborhoods, the PNA's nationally acclaimed Well Home Program has become a Seattle fixture. Where else can you get expert advice, a tool bank and a lending library of home repair reference materials? Our regular schedule of Wednesday evening classes on sustainable home improvement, maintenance and landscape topics round out this popular program.
Check out the water catchment system at the Phinney Neighborhood Center.
Read Well Home Articles by Roger Faris.
Considering a home improvement project?
Click here to view a complete list of exhibitors for the 2012 Home Design & Remodeling Fair. Many of these businesses have been hired successfully by PNA members, but they are not officially recommended by the Well Home Program.
Hiring a remodeling contractor? We recommend checking references and following the guidelines set forth by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. Click here to get a PDF copy of their brochure: www.lni.wa.gov/IPUB/625-084-000.pdf
Remember, you can sell, trade, give away or get reusable building materials through the Reusable Building Materials Exchange. The King County Solid Waste Division provides this free on-line listing service to connect people with materials to people who can use the materials, and help reduce waste in the region's landfills.
Northwest Ecobuilding Guild Monthly Meetings
The Central Puget Sound Chapter of the NW EcoBuilding Guild meets at the Phinney Neighborhood Center from 6:30-8:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Meetings are free and nonmembers are welcome. Upcoming meetings will include discussions on:
Look for calendar updates on the Guild's website, http://www.ecobuilding.org. Click "Seattle."
The Well Home Program has also developed a collaborative partnership with Historic Seattle. Founded in 1974, Historic Seattle is dedicated to preserving the architectural past for the benefit of the future. As part of the collaboration, PNA members may attend Historic Seattle classes, lectures and some special events at Historic Seattle member discount rates. For more information, check the Historic Seattle website.