Winter is Here, it’s Time to Weatherize!

Did you know that weatherizing your home can keep you warm in the winter, cool in the summer and reduce your energy bill? Now is a great time to take advantage of theCity of Seattle’s HomeWise Weatherization program!

City of Seattle’s HomeWise improves your home and provides a healthier indoor environment while staying more comfortable year-round, not to mention reducing your energy bills. This program provides weatherization services for limited-income residents of Seattle and electrically heated homes throughout City Light’s service territory.

HomeWise includes a complete energy audit by a HomeWise property rehabilitation specialist that will:

  • identify opportunities to improve the efficiency of your home to save you money;
  • explore methods to improve the health, safety and comfort of your home;
  • evaluate opportunities for improving your home’s heating and cooling systems;
  • develop an itemized list of work to be done.

After the audit, a HomeWise professional will facilitate contracting and be there to guide you as work is done on your home.

HomeWise works with private contractors, and their work is inspected by a HomeWise specialist. This service is free for income-qualified customers. If home repairs are needed, no-interest loans are available. Click here to find out if you might qualify for the HomeWise Weatherization Program. To learn more, visit seattle.gov/housing/homeowners/weatherization.