Monthly Archives: January 2010

Should I Replace My Water Heater At A Certain Age?

January 29th, 2010|

“My water heater is 8 years old, and lately I’ve noticed it takes longer for the hot water to appear, and it never really seems to be all that warm. Is that a sign of needing a new hot water heater? Should I just replace it rather than have a plumber out to repair it?”

The […]

Summer Water Conservation Plans Start Now

January 29th, 2010|

Here in Colorado, last summer was ranked in the top 15th percentile of wettest summers, and in the bottom 15th percentile of hottest summers. Will it be similar this summer? Only time will tell.

But no matter what type of weather we do have, water conservation should be at the top of our minds. Last year […]

Denver Water Rebate for 2010

January 22nd, 2010|

Didn’t take advantage of the Denver Water Rebate program in 2009? Not a problem. Denver Water has extended the water rebate program for all of 2010.

Rebates for Denver residents and customers are available on the following:

$150 rebate on a qualifying clothes washer. Limit 1 clothes washer per household, must qualify from the model list.
High efficiency […]

Castle Rock Water Rebate for 2010

January 22nd, 2010|

The town of Castle Rock, Colorado is continuing with their water rebate program for 2010. The Water Conservation Master Plan allows Castle Rock residents the opportunity to voluntarily reduce the amount of water they are using by installing new equipment in their homes, with Castle Rock rebating back a portion of the purchase price. Each […]

Aurora Water Rebate for 2010

January 22nd, 2010|

Aurora Water will be continuing their water rebate program for 2010, and offer residents of Aurora the opportunity to install high efficiency appliances, and receive a rebate back on the purchase price.

Aurora Water is offering rebates on:

The purchase of high efficiency toilets using 1.28 gallons per flush
The purchase of a Tier 2 or Tier 3 […]

Colorado Springs Water Rebate for 2010

January 22nd, 2010|

Colorado Springs has announced it will be continuing on with some of its rebate programs from 2009, and will be starting up new rebates sometime in the spring of 2010. Below is a list of the current rebate offerings for 2010, but make sure you check back to their website to find more programs in […]

Top 8 Reasons To Call A Plumber

January 15th, 2010|

When should you call a plumber?

That’s a question many homeowners face when they attempt to do home maintenance themselves to save money, yet aren’t quite sure of the steps to accomplish each task. Here’s a list of 8 calls we receive regularly from homeowners.

1. Clogged sink. What do you do when a bottle of drain […]

How To Save Water

January 15th, 2010|

Even when Colorado has above average snowfall, and water restrictions are limited, it’s still important to focus in on how we can conserve water in our daily lives. In addition to saving money on your water bill each month, water conservation also helps keep lakes, reservoirs and water tables high, reducing overall pollution in our […]

Replace a Garbage Disposal – Or Fix It?

January 9th, 2010|

I never realized how much I used my garbage disposal until it quit working after the holidays. Is it time to replace the garbage disposal, or can it be fixed?

It’s funny how we think little of some of the appliances in our home, especially the ones we use on a daily basis – until they […]

Gas Line Installation For Improving Your Home

January 8th, 2010|

Thinking of making some changes to your home this year? How about gas line installation for a fireplace, range, or barbeque grill? Once you make the decision to convert from an existing system to gas (such as from electric to gas range) or you decide to add something new to your home […]