Author Archive: Kim Brune

Fall Homeowner Maintenance Tips

Seal the exterior of your home ~ Grab a couple of tubes of color-matched exterior and make a journey around  your home’s exterior, sealing up cracks between trim and siding, around window and door frames, and where pipes and wires enter your house.  Preventing moisture from getting inside your walls is one of the least expensive […] Read More »

Disconnect outside faucets

It is very important to remove hoses, splitters or connections from your outside spigots during the winter. Not removing hoses or any other connections from the hose bib can trap water and will cause the fixture to freeze. If it freezes, the pipe will likely burst inside your home, causing water damage. It’s best to […] Read More »


Water plants, especially new plants, ALL the way into December, and through the winter months,  (if the temps are above freezing). This will help ensure better survival through winter.  The last two winters have been exceptionally dry, so winter watering (when the temps are in the 40’s – 60’s in Jan/Feb/March) is imperative to survival.  Read More »

Winterizing your irrigation system

It’s that time of year again…. Freezing temperatures, which damage your lawn irrigation system are forecasted for the very near future. It’s time to winterize your lawn irrigation system. Thankfully, your JECH home offers you the ability to do this without paying someone to come and do it for you. Below, we have provided step […] Read More »

1st annual JECH employee BBQ contest

Congratulations to the winners of our first annual employee barbecue contest! Gregg Rizzotto won 1st Place for his pulled pork AND 2nd Place for his burnt ends!Brian Standley took 3rd Place for his St. Louis style ribs! Everyone’s barbecue and side dishes were DELISH! Employees and their families also enjoyed a few “friendly” games of […] Read More »

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