Wells in the Mat-Su Valley run the gamut from artesian water that is so pure it should be bottled and sold,to mucky stink holes that a dog won’t drink. Many new-comers to the valley assume that since the water in their home comes out of a tap, it must be good. This article will be the first in a series of articles discussing how to find out more about the… read more →
This video was taken at Jim Lake. Nice and quiet there on a Monday Morning.
This is a list of licensed home inspectors that work in the Mat-Su Valley. As time goes by I will add to this list. If you want to be on it, just drop me an email. Kelly Allen, Alaska Home Detective, 907-982-1665 Active Inspections 376-0402 Fairview Property Consultants, Mike Divis, 907-355-1066 Home Tech, Loren Kroon, 373–3811 Quality Home Inspections, Kevin Jones, 333–1719 A1 Inspection, Steve Amidon, 892–4444 Home Inspections… read more →
This is the update for Wasilla and Palmer Real Estate for April 4-11, 2016. This includes the whole Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Subscribe to the weekly market memo in your mail box. Just drop me a line and ask for the Market Memo, this is a weekly update on valley real estate. I try to do it at a different location every week so it also gives you a good tour of… read more →
Here is the Market Memo for this week. I’m sorry about the terrible audio, the wind was bad. If there are certain places in the valley you would like to see in the Market Memo just let me know.
This is a photo-essay on repairing the waterproofing on a wood foundation. I have written previously about wood foundations HERE. This foundation had not experienced any serious failures even though it is over 35 years old. But it did need to be re-waterproofed. So here are the photos: Excavate the foundation to the footer. Use Primer to ensure the water-proof membrane adheres well Apply the waterproof membrane Use Mastic on… read more →