Winter Home Safety Checks

WINTER / SAFETY CHECKS As we enjoy this beautiful winter weather here in the Northwest, we’ve hopefully prepared our homes for the cold season. Winter brings snow and snow becomes water. Water can be a destructive force for our homes that can lead to wood rot, peeling paint, shorter lifespan of roofing and siding and

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Do you have an Insurance Claim?

FILING AN INSURANCE CLAIM ON YOUR RESIDENCE, RENTAL OR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY? Do you wonder whether or not you have a claim to file on your home insurance policy…. or even whether you should?  Do you worry about your insurance rates going up if you do file a claim?  Does your homeowner’s insurance policy cover your

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Spring Remodel Starts & Ideas

I think we can all agree that this winter has been one of the most arduous winters that we have seen in the most recent years.  With school closures that we have not seen since 1996, slippery roads and what seems like endless snow shoveling, I think a majority of us can say that we

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DIY Disasters

According to the Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, in the recent years, 37 percent of home remodeling projects nationwide are now being performed by home owner do-it-yourselfers (DIY). With the growing popularity of programming on television that is dedicated to home improvement such as HGTV and the DIY Network, as well

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8 Steps to Remodeling Your Missoula area Kitchen

If you’ve pulled the trigger and a kitchen remodel is in your near future, or ifyou’re on the fence with “do I, or don’t I” do the remodel,the following should be of help. 1. Want versus need When we start the primary process of any remodel, we always want to begin with how we use

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