NeighborWorks® of Grays Harbor contributes to the community conversation on housing issues through a weekly column in the Daily World titled "Nailing it Down."


 Since 1999, the "Nailing it Down"articles have been published in the Daily World and other countywide weekly newspapers. NeighborWorks® of Grays Harbor County has collaborated with local newspapers, elected officials and local experts to publish articles covering hundreds of topics.



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Under the blanket of snow, those nearly budding daffodils attest that spring is still right around the corner.


Perhaps between the shoveling and extra laundry our frozen week brought us, you had an opportunity to dream of what this spring and summer will bring to your house.


Do you have major projects or remodeling plans? Is this the year to paint the house, replace the deck, put up a new fence? Or perhaps you’re already itching to get to some deep spring cleaning.


Today we’ll give you a few things for you to either start on immediately or put on your Spring Cleaning To Do list for next month.


Even though we just had snow, in less than a week we’ll be in March!


This week we’ll start with an inside checklist with our Outside Chore checklist coming in an upcoming column.



  • Plan large home maintenance projects.  Plan roofing, major repairs, painting exterior, ductless heat pump installation, etc. – around a written scope o...

Every so often we like to reintroduce ourselves!


While we’ve been here in Grays Harbor since 1981 and presenting this column in The Daily World, since 1999, we know that new folks are always moving into town – and that some of the people who were teens when we started writing this column are now homeowners – or want to be!


Part of the reason we’re being reflective right now about our history and what we do, is that in a few weeks, we’re heading for Washington, D.C. to meet with our network organizations across the nation to discuss housing.


Yes, NeighborWorks of Grays Harbor County is one of the oldest chartered organizations of nearly 250 located in every state and U.S. possessions as part of the NeighborWorks America organization.


The executive directors will meet in March for the annual Directors Symposium in Washington, D.C., to better understand the national picture of housing issues and to share our local challenges, opportunities and best practices with e...

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