Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tips For Cleaning Up After Water Damage

October 29th, 2010|

Ever wake up to a burst pipe, with water surrounding the area? Or head down to the basement to find a backed up pipe, or a water heater that is leaking or broken? While its not a site anyone chooses to find, chances are it will happen sooner or later. Although many people turn to […]

Winterizing Tips for Your Home

October 28th, 2010|

Shorter days and lower temperatures are sure signs that another winter is just around the corner. With the weather changing, many people are concerned about getting their homes ready for the unique challenges of the season. So, here are a few tips to help you winterize your home.

1. Check your seals- Inadequate seals around doors […]

How To Avoid Garbage Disposal Problems

October 22nd, 2010|

One of the most indispensable items in today’s kitchen is the garbage disposal. While its attached underneath your kitchen sink, and quietly sits away from public view, it is the one appliance that keeps your kitchen in full working condition.

A garbage disposal works by chewing up food scraps and waste, and feeds them down the […]

Tips To Save Energy This Winter

October 21st, 2010|

As the winter season approaches, many people are finding ways to prepare for the cold weather. Rising energy costs have led to a cause for concern. With the struggling economy, being able to afford to stay warm is a real concern. There are several ways you can save energy this winter and still stay warm.

Maintain […]

The Story Of Bottled Water

October 15th, 2010|

Over a billion people here on earth do not have access to clean, safe drinking water. And yet here in America, we consume over 8.7 billion gallons of bottled water each year, believing our tap water to be unsafe. Yet is it?

The Story Of Bottled Water is a great place to start to learn more […]

Quality 1st Plumbing and Blog Action Day 2010

October 15th, 2010|

As the premier green plumbing company here in Colorado, we take our job seriously. We became a leader in green plumbing because we know and understand the importance of conservation, and taking care of our one scarce and valuable resource – water.

When Blog Action Day 2010 was announced this year, we knew we had to […]

Natural Gas Poisoning Symptoms

October 8th, 2010|

Fall may finally be here in Colorado. Warm days and cool nights mean its time to bring out the warm blankets and sweaters, and turn on the fireplace – inside and out.

It’s also the time when you’ll hear about natural gas poisoning affecting families around the area. Over the summer, gas lines may have cracked […]

How to Conserve Water in the Workplace

October 7th, 2010|

The news is filled with tips to conserve water within our homes. But what about work? On average we spend more of our time at work than any other place. So if conservation begins with one tiny step, maybe that step needs to begin in the workplace.

How do you conserve water in the workplace? How […]

Going Green Facts

October 1st, 2010|

“Green” living has quickly become the way to live. With the realization that the earth will not last forever if society does not take care of her, more and more people are making changes in the way they live. From the simplest changes (turning off lights to save energy) to more extreme changes (installing windmills […]