Paint to Protect Your Home

Most people would say that the purpose of house painting is decorative – you paint the house in order to make it look better. And it feels good to have a freshly painted house. But more importantly, painting can actually help prevent problems from occurring in...

SWAT Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring is Almost Here . . . Spring? Yes, it’s been bitterly cold, but Spring is not that far away? So here’s a Spring home maintenance checklist to get your home in order for the next season. From cleaning out your gutters to inspecting your smoke...

Cold Weather Home Tips by SWAT

It’s no secret that the cold weather is here. And it’s no secret that the cold weather is not so kind to our homes. While you may be generally aware of the problems associated with cold weather and plumbing, here are a few refresher “cold weather...

Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts

With all the rainy weather we’ve been having, you may have noticed your gutters overflowing. Clogged gutters can wreak havoc on your home. Whether it’s leaves, pine needles or even birds nesting in your gutters, you want the water to flow freely to the...

Summer Gutter Cleaning and Repairs

In a previous post we discussed the importance of preventing birds from nesting in your gutters. Now, we’ll go in to further detail about why you should be mindful of gutter cleaning and repairs this summer, as well as some tips on how to do that. In the Summer?...