Monthly Archives: December 2010

How Much Does A Water Heater Cost?

December 31st, 2010|

Most people cannot afford to be without the luxury of having hot water readily available. While there are some people that heat their water in rustic ways, most people have water heaters that do the heating automatically. Water heaters operate by gas or electric. No matter what kind of water heater you have right now, […]

When is it Time to Replace your Plumbing?

December 29th, 2010|

We utilize the plumbing in our homes every day.  We turn on faucets, take showers, and flush toilets without a thought to the pipes that make it all possible.  Could you recognize the signs that your home’s plumbing needs to be replaced?  Here are a few tips to help you know when it’s time to […]

How To Make A Water Heater

December 23rd, 2010|

One of the least thought about appliances in your home is the hot water heater. It is usually in the basement, crawl space, or far off closet, and you only think of it when you begin having problems with your hot water.

Yet a hot water heater is one of the most important appliances in your […]

Plumbing Tips For Your New Years Home Remodel

December 22nd, 2010|

Home remodels can be time-consuming and expensive processes, especially if you are not prepared for the extent of the work. Plumbing might not sound like a difficult aspect of a remodel – after all, there are much larger jobs to be completed. However, the plumbing of your home is an essential aspect and a very […]

10 Top Tips For Plumbing As We Head Into 2011

December 17th, 2010|

How To Save Water
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 […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Top Shape This Holiday Season

December 16th, 2010|

Tis the season for special times with family, friends, and food; but is your garbage disposal up to the challenge?  Here are five quick tips to keep your garbage disposal in top shape and peak performance this holiday season.

1. Keep it small – Your garbage disposal does a lot to make work in your kitchen […]

Keeping your hot water heater in top shape this winter

December 10th, 2010|

When you get up on a cold, dark winter morning, the last thing you want to do is to step into a cold shower.  The hot water heater is one of those home appliances that is out of sight, and out of mind. Until it quits working.

Here are tips to keep your hot water heater […]

10 Things That Will Clog Your Toilet

December 8th, 2010|

Dealing with a clogged toilet can be a difficult task. The method you choose for fixing the problem, however, may depend on what is causing the clog. Here are some of the most common items that will clog your toilet drain:

1. Toilet paper – Children are prone to use too much toilet paper, or create […]

7 Plumbing Mistakes Many Homeowners Make

December 3rd, 2010|

Whether it’s a drip in the bathroom sink, or a slow leak from the water heater, homeowners are infamous at putting things off until they become an emergency. It comes with territory – we’re busy seven days of the week, and rarely have time to spend on extra chores.

Yet some things are ultimately more important […]

When To Hire A Plumber

December 2nd, 2010|

As a homeowner, you constantly run into little jobs that eat away at your off time. Your weekly “honey-do” lists can quickly turn into a nightmare if you aren’t careful. Yet should you really hire a plumber for the little things? Or should you reserve it only for the big jobs or emergencies?

While it might […]