April 11, 2018: We’ve had quite a bit of precipitation, ranging from heavy snow to rain. Naturally, this has leads to homeowners discovering leaks they previously were not aware of. And in many cases, this will lead to water damaged drywall.
You might think “The leak wasn’t that bad. There are just a few minor stains, and we’ll paint over them.” In some very rare cases, this might be okay, but the vast majority of the time, you’re going to want to address the damage as soon as possible.
January 5, 2018: Water exerts 2,000 pounds per square inch of pressure when it expands as ice causing the pipe to burst. Pipes are most likely to freeze in cabinets under sinks on outside walls, in unheated crawl spaces or basements, or where they are plumbed in outside walls.
November 2, 2017: We all know home maintenance is important to protect your investment in your home. By taking time to do the following items, it can help protect your investment and help prevent losses in your home.
October 3, 2017: October is Fire Prevention Month. Learn smoke and fire alarm safety tips for your home or your apartment building.
September 21, 2017: We all know that home maintenance is important to protect your investment in your home. Taking time to do the following items can help protect your investment and help prevent losses in your home.
January 24, 2017: The chimney and flue are intended to carry gases from your fireplace, wood stove or furnace safely out of your home. This action allows for healthy, breathable air in a home. It is important, therefore to keep your chimney clean.
December 19, 2016: Below freezing temperatures can cause havoc with pipes. Take some easy steps to help prevent your pipes from freezing and bursting.
November 9, 2016: Montana is having extremely mild weather this year. Take advantage of this and clean out your gutters from excess debris. A little diligence can go a long way to avoiding disaster.
September 1, 2016: Smoke from wildfires is a result of the mixture from gases and fine particles produced from burning plants. Smoke can hurt eyes, irritate your respiratory system, and worsen heart and lung diseases.
July 7, 2016: Some of our area's worst wildfires started with a campfire that was not put dead out. Be diligent. Put your fires dead out!