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Tacoma Parks Set for Halloween.  They have set up several activities to reach a large cross section of the community. The Black Cat Run (5 mile fun run, and 2.5 family dash) will take place at 7 pm on October 22 at Point Defiance Park. Since the run on the park's Five Mile Drive will be in the da...
Charles makes an excellent point about making sure that things that can fall are properly secured.  And since all points of the nation have been reminded they could receive an earthquake, this would apply to all.We have all experienced gravity---it is very helpful in everything we do from brushin...
LeMay Car Museum will be holding a Trunk or Treat event at their Marymount Event Center Tacoma Washington on Sunday, October 30, 2011.  The hours are from 2 - 4 pm.  The Marymount Event Center of LeMay Car Museum is located at 325 - 152nd St E, Tacoma, Washington (near Sprinkler Recreation center...
Debbie has provided a wonderful explanation of what a floating floor is, how it differs from others and what some benefits and drawbacks can be.  This can be very helpful informaiton to have on hand.What is a floating floor?  I get this question often from customers because someone has told them ...
Please see Kevin's comments on his son Sean's problems.  Clicking on the Flag image will take you to local news coverage.  There is also USA Today and other media coveraage as well.  If you want to contact the company, the appropriate contact information is:  or 407-9...
Bates Technical College in Tacoma is the largest public technical college in Washington.  It has been operating since 1940. Bates operates on three campuses and has over 600,000 sq feet under roof for teaching, training, meetings and support processes. Although full time enrollment is only about ...
Larry Bettag was running a contest in September to get input on Best Practices, and now Jay Markanich has started a "Best Practices" Group.  Please consider joining and adding best practices you know of.Nobody has more fun than I with things that I see on home inspections that are not considered ...
Gabrielle has done us all a favor by setting up the background for, and then linking to the three short videos to help those who are struggling with their house payments.The Washington State attorney general's office recently released three videos that explain your rights and options should you b...
Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) in Lakewood WA has been training students for nearly 70 years.  They will be celebrating their 70th anniversary in 2012.   CPTC offers training in over 50 fields and its students go into many in-demand fields, like computer technology and nursing. With its pri...
Mortgage interest rates are moving again.  For those who are familiar with mortgage interest rates, you know that they are constantly in flux.  Many times, especially on volatile days it might be moving up or down every couple of minutes.  At other times, it may be basically stable all day long. ...

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