Home Restoration Blog

  • Frozen pipes, and how we can help

    Frozen pipes. It’s one of the frequent home catastrophes we encounter here in the high country. We recently responded to a call right here in Fraser, which is a story similar to much of the work we do up here. The homeowners woke up one cold Fraser morning and went to the bathroom, but when […]

  • A great customer testimonial, and why we do this job

    We at Rocky Mountain Catastrophe recently completed a water damage restoration job for some property owners in Fraser. The owners are from out-of-town, and own a second property up here, similar to many other second-homeowners here in the high country. We just received a testimonial from the owners, and we’re so proud of it we’d […]

  • 5 tips to keep your home ready for winter

    Our last blog post discussed ways to keep your home warmer when it’s cold outside. This week, we’re offering a few ideas to better maintain the exterior of your home during the winter months. Here are 5 tips to keep your home ready for winter. – Keep gutters clean. Your gutters can collect pine needles, […]

  • Home maintenance tips to keep you warm, and save you money too

    Keeping your home warm during the long Rocky Mountain winters can be difficult. It’s not impossible, though. A few quick home maintenance fixes can go a long way toward keeping your home better insulated. Better insulation means your home will stay warmer and heat more efficiently, which will also reduce the cost of your energy […]

  • Holiday decoration safety

    At Rocky Mountain Catastrophe, we love the holidays. We get excited for the family time, the food, the fun, and the decorations too! Although all the fun holiday decorations put us in a festive mood, they can also be a risk to your home and your family. For instance, did you know that candle fires […]

  • The Science of Frozen Pipes

    Frozen pipes. It’s one of the most frequent household problems we encounter here in the high country. A particularly cold front moves through one night, and you wake up to a flooded home. Or worse – you’ve been out of town for a while, and when you return to your second home in the mountains, […]

  • After the Flood: Mold, Asbestos, Rebuilding

    The Colorado floodwaters have finally receded, though many problems still linger for homeowners with flood damaged homes. Thousands of properties are estimated to have been damaged or destroyed – yikes! There are several other areas of concern for the thousands of homeowners who must deal with the ongoing flood recovery efforts. Damp and flooded homes […]

  • Cleaning up the Front Range Floods

    At Rocky Mountain Catastrophe, our hearts go out to the victims of the recent Colorado flooding. That’s why we’ve spent the past several days down in the Front Range communities, helping our friends with flood cleanup and restoration. Give us a call at 970-531-7308 if we can help. Although the majority of the damage is […]

  • Preventative maintenance for the colder months

    Summer is on its way out and the days are getting shorter. This means nighttime temps will soon dip below freezing, and the Rocky Mountain winter is fast approaching. Cold weather can freeze your plumbing and do a lot of damage to your property. Luckily, though, a little preventative maintenance can do a lot to […]