Meet Timmy! #WhyNotMePets

If you’re looking for a snuggle buddy for the lazy days of summer, Timmy is perfect for you. Q13 is partnering with Pet Connection Magazine and Pawsitive Alliance’s #WhyNotMePets campaign to help get Timmy adopted. “He’s a snuggler, he loves attention, he loves his comfy bed,” said Shelley Lawson at Seattle Area Feline Rescue. “He’s enjoying indoor life and getting attention. He’s little, but playful but I think his bed is his favorite thing in the world, it’s so comfy […]

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Summer road trip travel and safety tips

Before you hit the road this summer, it’s important that you get your car checked because you don’t want to run into any problems during your travels. Dave Armstrong is the Senior Manager at AAA Washington. He said you should check your tire pressure when the tires are cold in the morning. If you check the tire pressure after driving, you will get an inaccurate reading. You will find the correct tire pressure for your car in the owner’s manual […]

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Home remodeling projects that pay off

Housing seems like it’s getting more and more expensive, so a lot of people are staying in their homes longer. People realize that if they were trying to buy their current homes today, they would be priced out of their own neighborhoods. For those who want to remodel their home for resale or spruce up their curb appeal, the experts at PEMCO insurance said there are certain projects that are worth doing, like replacing the garage door. “Other great ideas […]

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Katie’s Q13 Weather School visits Kenmore Elementary

KENMORE, Wash – Meteorologist Katie Boer recently made the trek to Kenmore Elementary School. Boer brought all kinds of hands-on science experiments to bring weather to life. She spoke to the class about seasons and the relationship between the sun and the earth–including how many football fields could fit between the sun and the earth. The students couldn’t stop laughing when she pulled out her green screen and had one student wear green to demonstrate that you’d disappear if you wore green in […]

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How to save money on your housing costs

Owning a home can sometimes be more cost effective than renting in the long term, but millions of Americans still struggle with their housing costs from mortgage payments to property taxes. If you’re having a hard time keeping up, PEMCO Insurance has some tips to squeeze out some savings. Look into refinancing. Refinancing is the process of trading in one home loan for a new one. You could be eligible for a rate that’s considerably lower than your current one. […]

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Keeping you car clean: hand-wash vs. automatic

The rainy Pacific Northwest doesn’t leave a lot of room for car washes. When we do get dry days, what’s the best way to get your car clean, hand-wash or automatic car wash? Handwashing will always give you a more thorough job, but it can cause microchipping of the car’s paint if you’re not careful. Here are the three main mistakes people make when handwashing their car: Not pre-rinsing. Most of us don’t wash away the heaviest grime before we […]

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Meet Kekee! #WhyNotMePets

Don’t let his seniority fool you. Kekee the cat is still very playful. Q13 is partnering with Pet Connection Magaine and Pawsitive Alliance’s #WhyNotMePets campaign to help Kekee get adopted. You can meet him at PAWS Cat City in Seattle. “All he really wants is somebody to keep him company,” said Briana Hammons, the Cat City lead. “There’s a really cute story that volunteer told me where she walked into his room and he kind of just immediately looked at […]

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