Monthly Archives: September 2009

Finding A Plumber In Colorado

September 25th, 2009|

A pipe bursts in the freezing weather. A sewer pipe breaks in your front yard. Or maybe you want to replace your water heater. How do you go about finding a plumber in Colorado? Start with the obvious. Because you’re already online searching for quality information, continue down that road. The Internet […]

7 Plumbing Tips For Winterizing Your Home

September 24th, 2009|

With cold mornings upon us and snow on the way, winter will soon be here. Here are 8 plumbing tips for winterizing your home. 1. Clear water from outside pipes. Now is the time to begin draining outside sprinkler systems. Blow out the pipes to your automatic system. Detach garden hoses and store […]

How On Demand Water Heaters Work

September 18th, 2009|

Wouldn’t it be nice to instantly have hot water whenever you choose? That’s how on demand water heaters work. They provide you with an endless source of hot water any time they choose. Here at Quality 1st Plumbing, we talk continuously about the differences between tankless water heaters and hot water circulation system. […]

Green Plumbing Design

September 17th, 2009|

Plumbing systems are an expensive, complex part of any home design. Whether your building a new home, or redesigning an old one, careful planning with green plumbing designs in mind can help you save hundreds or even thousands of dollars over the coming years. In every home, there are two parts to every […]

Tankless Water Heater – 7 Things To Know Before You Install

September 11th, 2009|

1. Tankless water heaters heat water directly without using a storage facility. They typically provide hot water at a rate of 2 to 5 gallons per minute.

2. Tankless water heaters have trouble keeping up with demand in a household that uses a lot of water. For example, it a dishwasher and a shower are used […]

Trenchless Water Main Replacement System

September 10th, 2009|

One of a homeowners worst nightmares is a broken or backed up water main. Even though the problem needs to be handled quickly, the thought of destroying mature landscape and have days of holes and trenches all over the yard can be daunting at best.

But thanks to technology, there is an alternative. A Trenchless Water […]

How To Clean Up After Your Sewer Backs Up

September 4th, 2009|

One of the largest, most unpleasant jobs you can face in your home is clean up after a sewer back up.

Find The Problem
While it is important to begin clean up immediately to avoid further damage, its equally important to locate the source of the problem. A sewer backup or break can be caused by […]

DIY Plumbing: Buying The Right Replacement Fixtures

September 3rd, 2009|

In every home, there are certain plumbing issues that come up that are more do it yourself in nature. From fixing a leaky toilet, to replacing a dripping faucet, when making minor repairs, buying the right replacement fixtures is the most important part of any project. Step 1 – Find the problem […]