REMAX of Bigfork

Utilities and Professional Property Services in NW Montana

Buying property in NW Montana’s Flathead or Lake County?  Here is a helpful list of most common utilities and professional service providers that either we or other Realtors in the Flathead Valley have recommended.


Keith Beck Architecture   406-261-2883
George Gibson Architecture  406-837-6898

City Water & Sewer Services:

Kalispell Public Works:  406-758-7720     Billing Dept:  406-758-7745
Bigfork Water & Sewer:  406-837-4566
Whitefish Utility Department:  406-863-2457   Billing:  406-863-2400
Lakeside County Water & Sewer District (Lakeside & Somers) area:  406-844-3881
Columbia Falls Utilities – Public Works:  406-892-4391
Polson Water & Sewer:  406-883-8201
Lincoln County general contacts
Libby Utilities:  406-293-2731
Troy Utilities:  406-295-4151

Clean-Up Property (Selling Home, New Build):

Take Care Home Repair – Dennis & Kim Lewin  815-531-7401
Johnson’s Home and Garden – Jessica & Craig Johnson  406-212-8876
Clean Slate   Elizabeth & Dominick Bergeron  406-253-7086
Ashlie Burris  406-260-3790
Erica Person  206-579-4154


Cleaning (Maid) Services:

Infinitely Bright – Wendy   406-640-4739
Cassadie Hill – 406-871-6623
Real Clean – Kiley Real  Facebook page
406  Cleaning of Columbia Falls
J Crew Cleaning  406-890-5533
Bright and Shiny – Lara  406-471-2281
Sunshiney Dae Cleaners – Dae  406-270-8201
Erica Person  206-579-4154


Valley Docks  – Frank  406-249-5446

Electric Service Providers:

Flathead Electric Cooperative – Flathead County and some areas in northern Lake County and the Swan Valley (Service Area Map)

Mission Valley Power –  Most of Lake County


Engineers for Septic Designs, Land Planning, Environmental Consulting:

Evenson Engineering & Consulting – Andy Evenson:  406-885-4064
Lozar Engineering – Dan Lozar:  406-240-7929
Larsen Surveying and Engineering – Jeff Larson:  406-752-7808
Todd Environmental Consulting – Jill Todd:  406-314-1888
APEC Engineering:  406-393-2127
A2Z Engineering:  406-755-7888
Western Montana Land Services/Carstens and Associates – Marc Carsten:  406-883-2672


FIRPTA Attorney:

Lori B. Miller P.C. – Withholding Agent Services:  406-730-2752


Handy Man – “Jack of all Trades”:

Take Care Home Repair – Dennis & Kim Lewin  815-531-7401
Derick Tungwenuk – B.T.P Service  406-212-1844
Half Price Handyman – Glen  406-885-6363


Home Inspectors:

Home Advantage – Steve Robinson:   406-250-9013
Glacier Inspections – Barry Wilkins:  406-885-1325
ACC Home Inspections – Bill Joseph:  406-250-0091
Pro-Check Home Inspections – Jim Marty:  406-257-3805
Ponderosa Services – Chad Wade:  406-351-9478
406 Inspections Pros – Robin Patrick:  406-201-1573
Be Sure Home Inspections – Jay Matteson:  406-250-2552
Gunlock Home Inspections – Mike Parker:  406-253-8333


Internet Connectivity:

More and more buyers are coming into the area that need good quality broadband not only for their favorite movies and shows but for their day to day work operations.  In this rural area there are a few choices and over time they are getting better.  Here are the vendors to check:

Spectrum  This national cable company is primarily in the higher density developed areas.  Users typically bundle their phone, television and internet in package deals.

CenturyLink Internet in Montana  This is the local communications company that most homeowners use for phone service.  They also offer bundled phone and internet together.  You can check the address of the property via their online form.   This is a locally owned internet company offering great customer service has been investing in rural Montana for 25 years.

MtnMAX  Locally owned claims include providing their customers more bandwidth and more routes out of the valley than competitors.

Bullitt Communications  Locally owned this company is the leader in 911 and public safety communications in addition to providing internet service in the valley.  Primarily offering service in and around Kalispell.

HughesNet  When all other connectivity   options come up empty you can check on satellite service through this national company.  They have several levels of service and in some places this company might be the only connection available.

Starlink  Right now our area is on  waitlist status.  High-speed, low-latency broadband internet in remote and rural locations across the globe.

Lawn Care

David Zavala  406-253-6764
Total Lawn Care (TLC) 406-755-5296

Moving Companies:

A-Team Moving and Storage – 406-890-7133

Two Men and a Truck – 406-233-6999

For local moving furniture out & back in for example to change out carpet:
NW Contents – DJ Motley 406-871-4897
Alpha and Omega Movers (box truck) – Brian Loop  406-314-9294
GKN Enterprises – Chris Lofgren  406-249-0693


Natural Gas Provider:

Northwestern Energy  – This is the only natural gas company servicing NW Montana


Propane Supplier & Tank Installation/Rental Companies:

CHS Kalispell

AmeriGas Propane 

CityService Valcon

Axmen Propane now Silvertip Propane (for propane out of Bigfork, Polson and Ronan)
Bigfork:  406-837-3159
Polson & Ronan:  406-676-2200

Northern Energy


Septic System Services:

Septic Pumping:

Shur Clean out of Bigfork:  406-837-4715
Sure Fire Septic  (Pumping and drainfield line inspection):  406-756-1806
A-1 Sanitation:  406-755-3938
Pedersen Pumping:  406-752-4321
Ray Baier Septic Service:  406-752-6904
Reddy Freddy: 406-752-4552

Septic repair and maintenance:

Advanced Septic Design & Maintenance:  406-752-1507


Sprinkler System

Bill Kohlbeck 406-212-4578


Staging & Organizing Services for Home

Hydrangea Home Staging & Design:  Jamie Wenzel and Candi Van Houten  973-216-5111
Liberty Home Staging:  Candy Nelson  406-250-5782
The Shelf Helper :  Organizer Jeni Felts  406-570-7383
Simplisize Your Life:  Downsizing / Moving Assistance  Maria Betts  406-616-3535
Caring Transitions:  Downsizing / Seniors Relocation  406-203-0162



Duffey Surveying – Polson, MT 406-885-6727
Glacier Surveying – Kalispell, MT  406-756-9633
Larsen Engineering & Surveying – Kalispell, MT 406-752-7808
Carstens’s Surveying – Polson, MT 406-883-2672
Marquardt & Marquardt Surveying – Kalispell, MT 406-755-6285
RAB Surveying -Robert Brown  406-756-5779
Breckenridge Surveying & Mapping – 406-752-3539


Telephone Service:

CenturyLink:  Phone company in NW Montana.  They also have internet & cable bundle packages.


1031 Exchange Services:

Exchange Services – Catherine Witmer:  406-862-6995

Window Cleaning & Washing:

Mountain View Window Cleaning   406-270-8022
Glacier View Window Cleaning 406-890-8348
Little Brother Window Cleaning  406-250-7787
Derek Peel – Polson area  406-250-7071